Cameroon

Country Cameroon
Capital Yaoundé
Continent Africa
Currency Central African CFA franc(XAF)
Languages French & English

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The former French Cameroon and part of British Cameroon merged in 1961 to form the present country. Cameroon has generally enjoyed stability, which has permitted the development of agriculture, roads, and railways, as well as a petroleum industry. Despite slow movement toward democratic reform, political power remains firmly in the hands of President Paul BIYA.

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Cameroon - Wikipedia
Cameroon - CIA World Fact Book
Cameroon - BBC
Cameroon - Timeline - BBC

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Belgium's Hugo Broos is named as Cameroon's new coach - BBC Sport

BBC Sport

Belgium's Hugo Broos is named as Cameroon's new coach
BBC Sport
He was not on Fecafoot's shortlist of five, which included three Frenchmen, a Serbian and a Cameroonian. Broos has vast experience as a manager, having won the Belgian Championship twice with Brugge in 1992 and 1996. He has also enjoyed spells in ...
Cameroon names Belgian Hugo Broos as new coachAfricaNews
Cameroon name Belgian Hugo Broos as new coachAhram Online
Broos named as new Cameroon coachTen Eyewitness News
Latin American Herald Tribune
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Cameroon soldiers kill 27 Boko Haram fighters across border - Washington Post

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Cameroon soldiers kill 27 Boko Haram fighters across border
Washington Post
YAOUNDE, CameroonCameroon soldiers killed at least 27 Boko Haram fighters after launching a cross-border operation in the Nigerian locality of Goshi that also resulted in the death of one soldier, a senior military official said. At least seven ...
At Least 27 Boko Haram Fighters Killed Across Border By Cameroon SoldiersNDTV

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Nigerian, Cameroon Forces Free 45 From Boko Haram, Military Says - Bloomberg

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Nigerian, Cameroon Forces Free 45 From Boko Haram, Military Says
Bloomberg
Thousands of people have been killed in Nigeria as the drive by Boko Haram militants to impose their version of Islamic law begins its seventh year. The violence has spilled into Cameroon, Chad and Niger, spurring those nations to contribute soldiers ...
Nigeria, Cameroon troops kill 10 Boko Haram membersDaily Trust

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160km road links northern Congo and south Cameroon - AfricaNews

AfricaNews

160km road links northern Congo and south Cameroon
AfricaNews
At a cost of 100 billion FCFA, the construction of border road linking northern Congo and south Cameroon span 42 months. The work of the second section of 144 km that will link Sembé south Cameroon is expected to begin in the coming days the Congolese ...

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Cameroon beat Tunisia in five-set thriller at Women's African Olympic Volleyball Qualification tournament - Insidethegames.biz

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Cameroon beat Tunisia in five-set thriller at Women's African Olympic Volleyball Qualification tournament
Insidethegames.biz
Moma Laetitia was Cameroon's highest scorer with 20 points, while Rahma Agrebi topped Tunisia's charts with 11. Cameroon joined Pool B's Egypt and Algeria as winners on the first day of the tournament featuring seven teams fighting for just one ...
African women volleyball Olympic qualifiers kick off in CameroonAfricaNews

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Cameroon: Creating jobs to counter Boko Haram recruitment - Deutsche Welle

Deutsche Welle

Cameroon: Creating jobs to counter Boko Haram recruitment
Deutsche Welle
It's 5 p.m. in Kousseri, a border town in the Far North Province of Cameroon. The small town lies on the Chari River, which separates it from the Chadian capital N'Djamena. Idi, a 34-year-old Cameroonian was born in Kousseri but later left to go to the ...

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As Cameroon Celebrates Youth Day, Young People Question Future - Voice of America

Voice of America

As Cameroon Celebrates Youth Day, Young People Question Future
Voice of America
As Cameroon's young people prepare to observe national youth day on Thursday, February 11, many are questioning their future. As the week long activities take place, youths are complaining that galloping unemployment and economic insecurity are ...

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Cameroon Truckers Plying Corridors to Chad, Bangui Plan Strike - Bloomberg

Bloomberg

Cameroon Truckers Plying Corridors to Chad, Bangui Plan Strike
Bloomberg
Landlocked Chad relies on Cameroon's port of Douala for about 90 percent of its imports, including cement and machinery, according to data from the Cameroon Customs Department. An average of 900 trucks per week ply the 1,850-kilometer (1150-mile) ...

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Cameroon to face France - BBC Sport

BBC Sport

Cameroon to face France
BBC Sport
France will play Cameroon in a friendly as part of their preparations to host the European Championship. Didier Deschamps's team will take on Cameroon on 30 May in the French city of Nantes. Cameroon will be preparing for a trip to play Mauritania in a ...
French to play Scotland and CameroonbeIN SPORTS MENA Breaking News
France prepare for Euros with Scotland, Cameroon friendliesUSA TODAY
France to play Cameroon and Scotland in Euro 2016 warm-upsChannel News Asia

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Cameroon: CPDM Wouri II in disarray - cameroon concord (press release) (blog)

Cameroon: CPDM Wouri II in disarray
cameroon concord (press release) (blog)
While the Cameroonian youth celebrated on Thursday, February 11, 2016, the 50th edition of the so called youth day in the country, members of the Cameroon Peoples Democratic Movement clashed during manifestation in the Douala cosmopolitan section.