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Cameroon: World Bank allocates $200 million to support development policies

The International Development Association (IDA), a subsidiary of the World Bank which offers concessional loans and grants to the world’s poorest developing countries, has signed an agreement with the government of Cameroon, to provide a loan of $200 million (about 117, 744 billion FCFA) to the central African nation. The agreement is part of the […]

Cameroon’s opposition leader walks free from jail

Cameroon’s main opposition leader, Maurice Kamto has walked free from prison last weekend, nine months after his arrest. A military court in the country’s capital, Yaounde, ordered the former presidential candidate’s release on Saturday at the behest of President Paul Biya. The activists of the Movement for the Renaissance of Cameroon (MRC) celebrated the release […]

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Cameroon: Pope Francis prays as “national dialogue” kicks off

Pope Francis has prayed on Sunday for the success of a national dialogue in Cameroon. Cameroon has started a “national dialogue” today in a bid to end the separatist conflict in the country’s Anglophone provinces, but key rebel leaders have already refused to participate. Addressing thousands of people at his weekly general audience in St. […]

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Cameroon: Toni Conceicao named head coach after AFCON debacle

Cameroon has appointed Portuguese former international Toni Conceicao as the new manager of The Indomitable Lions two months after the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt. The Sport ministry and the Cameroonian football federation, FECAFOOT, picked the Portuguese technician to replace Dutch pair Clarence Seedorf – Patrick Kluvert axed right after Cameroon lost its […]

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Cameroon: 300 new mining sites discovered in 5 regions

Cameroon has discovered 300 new mineral mines across the ten regions of this Central African nation, local media reported. According to the Cameroonian Minister for Mines and Technological development, the country has increased potential for mineral resources. Cameroon’s undeveloped mineral resources include bauxite, cobalt, gold from lode deposits, granite, iron ore, nepheline syenite, nickel, and […]

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Cameroon to ban import of 50 products to boost local industry

Cameroon’s Ministry of Commerce has announced that the Central African nation would suspend the importation of about 50 products. The ministry is yet to provide details about the concerned products and the deadline for the implementation of the ban. According to local media, no less than 12 sectors are concerned, because of the excess nature […]

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UN says 1.3 million people need assistance in Cameroon

The United Nations on Monday said 1.3 million people in Cameroon are in need of assistance as the humanitarian situation in the North-West and South-West regions of the country continue to deteriorate. According to the UN, around 1,300 people were reportedly displaced last week and attacks resulted in dozens of civilian deaths, hundreds of houses […]

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Cameroon: Football Federation sacks Dutch duo managing national team over AFCON debacle

The Cameroon’s football federation has sacked national team head coach Clarence Seedorf following the early exit out of the African Cup of Nations, AFCON, taking place in Egypt after the reigning champions were dumped at last 16-stage round. The federation in a statement said it ended collaboration with former Dutch legend midfield Clarence Seedorf and […]

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Cameroon: Gunmen kidnap Cameroon opposition leader

In Cameroon, unidentified gunmen have kidnapped, the leader of one of the country’s leading opposition parties. It was the second kidnapping of the Social Democratic Front’s (SDF) chairman in two months. John Fru Ndi, 77, was abducted from his home in the city of Bamenda by gunmen who wounded his bodyguard, an SDF statement said. […]

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Guinea agrees to host AFCON 2025

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) on Monday announced that Guinea will host the 2025 edition of the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON). The move comes a month after Cameroon was stripped of this year’s event due to security and infrastructural fears and handed the 2021 tournament instead. Speaking on a visit to Guinea when […]

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