Cameroon

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

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Introduction

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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Boko Haram kills 16 in Cameroon, military says - CNN International

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Boko Haram kills 16 in Cameroon, military says
CNN International
... on villages, mass kidnappings, assassinations, market bombings and attacks on churches and unaffiliated mosques. Much of this violence has taken place in Nigeria, but neighboring countries -- Cameroon included -- have also been hit increasingly hard.
Boko Haram attack: Many beheaded in CameroonNews24
Boko Haram Attacks 2 Villages in Cameroon, Kills 12ABC News
Boko Haram militants kill at least 10 in north Cameroon: armyReuters
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RIP Cameroon: A story of homelessness: guest opinion - AL.com

RIP Cameroon: A story of homelessness: guest opinion
AL.com
The next day, a cardboard sign appeared at the site where he died (and where he'd lived, in a tent): RIP Cameroon. And then he faded, in less than a week, from the news. The names and stories of other unarmed black men killed by police stay on our ...



US pilot's remains found by villagers in Cameroon - CBS News

US pilot's remains found by villagers in Cameroon
CBS News
YAOUNDE, Cameroon -- Villagers in Cameroon stumbled across the remains of an American pilot nearly a year after his small anti-poaching plane disappeared over forested, mountainous terrain, authorities said. The pilot's family said the discovery ...

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Spain refuses asylum to Cameroon woman fleeing anti-gay laws - Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.uk

Spain refuses asylum to Cameroon woman fleeing anti-gay laws
Telegraph.co.uk
In Cameroon parents feel ashamed of having a child like that.” Ms Nangnou said her father died in 2005. Ms Nangnou said she earned a living selling jewellery before she decided to flee the country to escape arrest, using another person's identification ...

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Hidden Aspect of Cameroon's Independence Movement - New Historian

New Historian

Hidden Aspect of Cameroon's Independence Movement
New Historian
The history of Cameroon's independence is a half-written story. As with so much of African history, many of the actors involved in the struggle have not had their voices heard. New research has been examining the actions of one particular group ...



Zimbabwe stun Cameroon to reach All-Africa Games finals - Goal.com

Goal.com

Zimbabwe stun Cameroon to reach All-Africa Games finals
Goal.com
Right-back Blessing Moyo equalised from the spot on 57 minutes after the Cameroonians, winners of four All-Africa Games gold medals, had taken the lead courtesy of another penalty just before the break. The Young Warriors' triumph came as a surprise ...
Heroes of YaoundeThe Herald
Young Warriors tame Lions in YaoundeNehanda Radio

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Victoria Oil & Gas subsidiary doubles gas production in Cameroon - MENAFN.COM

MENAFN.COM

Victoria Oil & Gas subsidiary doubles gas production in Cameroon
MENAFN.COM
The Bassa power station is supplied with gas under an agreement signed with ENEO Cameroon a company partly owned and operated by UK based Actis and the state power company in Cameroon. GDC supplys gas to both the Bassa and Logbaba power ...
Victoria Oil & Gas Says Gas Production Doubles Since Start Of YearLondon South East

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Fight Boko Haram by Aiding Cameroon - War on the Rocks

War on the Rocks

Fight Boko Haram by Aiding Cameroon
War on the Rocks
Cameroon, which Boko Haram uses as a staging ground for planning and carrying out attacks, will be a key member of this force. Considering the willingness of the government of Cameroon to adopt a whole-of-government approach and the threat Boko ...
3 killed in Boko Haram attack in CameroonAnadolu Agency
Soldiers Defy Boko Haram in Polio BattleAllAfrica.com
800000 children forced to flee violence in Nigeria and region – UNICEFUNICEF (press release)

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UBA Cameroon Wins an Award for Its Cobranded Student ID Visa Card - AllAfrica.com

UBA Cameroon Wins an Award for Its Cobranded Student ID Visa Card
AllAfrica.com
United Bank of Africa (UBA), Cameroon was crowned the winner of the "Prepaid Innovative Product of the Year" award for its innovative "Cobranded Student ID Visa Prepaid" concept, which aims to provide universities and students with a multi-function ...



Cameroon bans cement import to boost Dangote's sales - Daily Sun

Daily Sun

Cameroon bans cement import to boost Dangote's sales
Daily Sun
Cameroon has announced a ban on imported cement as part of measures to boost patronage of Dangote Cement products, launched in the French speaking Central African country recently. Abdulahi Baba, General Manager and head of Cameroonian factory ...

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