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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Gunmen Kill At Least 6 Children In Attack On School In Cameroon - NDTV
  1. Gunmen Kill At Least 6 Children In Attack On School In Cameroon  NDTV
  2. At Least 6 Children Killed in Attack on School in Cameroon  The New York Times
  3. Attackers storm Cameroon school, kill several children  Al Jazeera English
  4. Gunmen kill several schoolchildren in Cameroon  DW (English)
  5. Gunmen kill at least six children in attack on Cameroon school  The Guardian
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Cameroon Police Chase, Beat Opposition Leader Supporters - Voice of AmericaCameroon Police Chase, Beat Opposition Leader Supporters  Voice of America

Cameroon: Opposition Leaders, Supporters Detained - Human Rights WatchCameroon: Opposition Leaders, Supporters Detained  Human Rights Watch

Cameroon Chiefs Create Militias for Protection from Separatists - Voice of AmericaCameroon Chiefs Create Militias for Protection from Separatists  Voice of America

China and Cameroon's Evolving Political and Military Cooperation - The DiplomatChina and Cameroon's Evolving Political and Military Cooperation  The Diplomat

Cameroon Closes Schools as Boko Haram Suicide Bombings Increase - Voice of AmericaCameroon Closes Schools as Boko Haram Suicide Bombings Increase  Voice of America

Five children killed in attack on Cameroonian school, say officials - Reuters IndiaFive children killed in attack on Cameroonian school, say officials  Reuters India

IMF approves USD 156 million for Cameroon to finance COVID-19 response - BW BusinessworldIMF approves USD 156 million for Cameroon to finance COVID-19 response  BW Businessworld

Separatist Fighting Continues in Cameroon a Year After Major National Dialogue - Voice of AmericaSeparatist Fighting Continues in Cameroon a Year After Major National Dialogue  Voice of America

Schools in Northern Cameroon Close as Boko Haram Steps Up Attacks - Voice of AmericaSchools in Northern Cameroon Close as Boko Haram Steps Up Attacks  Voice of America

Cameroon wants users to pay taxes to download mobile phone apps - Quartz AfricaCameroon wants users to pay taxes to download mobile phone apps  Quartz Africa

Supporters of Cameroonian Asylum-Seekers Decry US Deportation - Voice of AmericaSupporters of Cameroonian Asylum-Seekers Decry US Deportation  Voice of America

Cameroon Campaigns for Schools Reopening - Voice of AmericaCameroon Campaigns for Schools Reopening  Voice of America

Cameroon-Nigeria military cooperation steady: official - cgtn.comCameroon-Nigeria military cooperation steady: official  cgtn.com

Cameroon Teachers Reject Military Convoys to Schools - Voice of AmericaCameroon Teachers Reject Military Convoys to Schools  Voice of America

Cameroon arrests ivory smugglers, seizes nearly 120 elephant tusks - cgtn.comCameroon arrests ivory smugglers, seizes nearly 120 elephant tusks  cgtn.com

Cameroon: Students return to school after seven months - Anadolu AgencyCameroon: Students return to school after seven months  Anadolu Agency

Cameroon Journalists Say They Are Regularly Abused, Brutalized - Voice of AmericaCameroon Journalists Say They Are Regularly Abused, Brutalized  Voice of America

In Cameroon's Anglophone Regions, Some Schools Reopen After 4-Year Closure - Voice of AmericaIn Cameroon's Anglophone Regions, Some Schools Reopen After 4-Year Closure  Voice of America

Cameroon: Translators are underdogs despite critical role - Anadolu AgencyCameroon: Translators are underdogs despite critical role  Anadolu Agency

Cameroon: Jesuit priest on 250K peace walk | ICN - Independent Catholic NewsCameroon: Jesuit priest on 250K peace walk | ICN  Independent Catholic News

Cameroonian asylum-seekers accuse US of forcing deportation - Associated PressCameroonian asylum-seekers accuse US of forcing deportation  Associated Press

US Customs Seize Ancient Carved Stones From Cameroon - Courthouse News ServiceUS Customs Seize Ancient Carved Stones From Cameroon  Courthouse News Service

Cameroon's Paul Biya faces protests as Anglophone crisis goes on - Quartz AfricaCameroon's Paul Biya faces protests as Anglophone crisis goes on  Quartz Africa

Soldiers Convicted of Executing Women, Children in Cameroon - The InterceptSoldiers Convicted of Executing Women, Children in Cameroon  The Intercept

Cameroonian Jesuit Priest on pilgrimage, prays for reconciliation - Vatican NewsCameroonian Jesuit Priest on pilgrimage, prays for reconciliation  Vatican News

Cameroon: Millions of Girls at Risk for Cervical Cancer as Parents Reject HPV Vaccination - Voice of AmericaCameroon: Millions of Girls at Risk for Cervical Cancer as Parents Reject HPV Vaccination  Voice of America

US Ice officers 'used torture to make Africans sign own deportation orders' - The GuardianUS Ice officers 'used torture to make Africans sign own deportation orders'  The Guardian

Cameroonian asylum seekers pulled off deportation plane amid allegations of ICE abuse - NBC NewsCameroonian asylum seekers pulled off deportation plane amid allegations of ICE abuse  NBC News

NGOs call for drastic scale-up of assistance amid soaring needs in Far North Region of Cameroon - Norwegian Refugee CouncilNGOs call for drastic scale-up of assistance amid soaring needs in Far North Region of Cameroon  Norwegian Refugee Council

Cameroon: President Paul Biya orders to suspend taxation on telephones - DevdiscourseCameroon: President Paul Biya orders to suspend taxation on telephones  Devdiscourse

The horrific human rights violations suffered by Cameroonians at the hands of ICE - AL DIA NewsThe horrific human rights violations suffered by Cameroonians at the hands of ICE  AL DIA News

The United States Must Not Deport People to Cameroon - Amnesty International USAThe United States Must Not Deport People to Cameroon  Amnesty International USA

Former Arsenal and Barcelona midfielder Song builds international school in Cameroon - Goal.comFormer Arsenal and Barcelona midfielder Song builds international school in Cameroon  Goal.com

UN Guterres Empty Vow on Guinea Vote Like Cameroon As Bans Inner City Press 844th Day - Inner City PressUN Guterres Empty Vow on Guinea Vote Like Cameroon As Bans Inner City Press 844th Day  Inner City Press

Attackers storm school in Cameroon, kill at least 4 students - Oklahoman.comAttackers storm school in Cameroon, kill at least 4 students  Oklahoman.com

Geremi: Cameroon were a family, a real team - FIFA.comGeremi: Cameroon were a family, a real team  FIFA.com

Football: Japan draw with Cameroon in 1st match of 2020 - Kyodo News PlusFootball: Japan draw with Cameroon in 1st match of 2020  Kyodo News Plus

Cameroon boss Conceicao targets Afcon final on home soil - Goal.comCameroon boss Conceicao targets Afcon final on home soil  Goal.com

'It was so abrupt': COVID-19 upends burial rites in Cameroon - WTOP'It was so abrupt': COVID-19 upends burial rites in Cameroon  WTOP

Protests grow over pending deportations to Cameroon, amid abuse allegations - dallasnews.comProtests grow over pending deportations to Cameroon, amid abuse allegations  dallasnews.com

No Choupo-Moting as Cameroon invite 24 players for Japan friendly - Goal.comNo Choupo-Moting as Cameroon invite 24 players for Japan friendly  Goal.com

ICE is Using Torture Against Cameroonian Immigrants to Coerce Deportation, According to New Complaint Filed by Immigrant Rights Groups - Southern Poverty Law CenterICE is Using Torture Against Cameroonian Immigrants to Coerce Deportation, According to New Complaint Filed by Immigrant Rights Groups  Southern Poverty Law Center

Cameroon customs seize record amount of ivory tusks - cgtn.comCameroon customs seize record amount of ivory tusks  cgtn.com

Cameroon North West and South West Emergency Dashboard, August 2020 - Cameroon - ReliefWebCameroon North West and South West Emergency Dashboard, August 2020 - Cameroon  ReliefWeb

Chad, South Sudan and Cape Verde to tussle for 2021 AfroBasket qualifying ticket in Cameroon - FIBAChad, South Sudan and Cape Verde to tussle for 2021 AfroBasket qualifying ticket in Cameroon  FIBA

Cameroon: Rural women seek funds, skills to increase yield - Anadolu AgencyCameroon: Rural women seek funds, skills to increase yield  Anadolu Agency

Cameroon MCO (Multi Country Operation Cameroon, Gabon, Equatorial Guinea, and Sao Tome & Principe) - Factsheet - September 2020 - Cameroon - ReliefWebCameroon MCO (Multi Country Operation Cameroon, Gabon, Equatorial Guinea, and Sao Tome & Principe) - Factsheet - September 2020 - Cameroon  ReliefWeb

Cameroon banana exports down 19.500 tons YoY in Jan-Sep 2020 - FreshPlaza.comCameroon banana exports down 19.500 tons YoY in Jan-Sep 2020  FreshPlaza.com

Cameroon and IFAD join forces to boost food security with support to small-scale farmers - Cameroon - ReliefWebCameroon and IFAD join forces to boost food security with support to small-scale farmers - Cameroon  ReliefWeb

Cameroon Situation Report, 8 Oct 2020 - Cameroon - ReliefWebCameroon Situation Report, 8 Oct 2020 - Cameroon  ReliefWeb

Cameroon: 'No Dictatorship Considers Protests Legal,' Cameroon's Opposition Politician Says - AllAfrica - Top Africa NewsCameroon: 'No Dictatorship Considers Protests Legal,' Cameroon's Opposition Politician Says  AllAfrica - Top Africa News

Cameroon: COVID 19 Emergency Situation Report No. 08 - As of 30 September 2020 - Cameroon - ReliefWebCameroon: COVID 19 Emergency Situation Report No. 08 - As of 30 September 2020 - Cameroon  ReliefWeb

Cameroon: COVID 19 Emergency Situation Report No. 09 - As of 15 October 2020 - Cameroon - ReliefWebCameroon: COVID 19 Emergency Situation Report No. 09 - As of 15 October 2020 - Cameroon  ReliefWeb

11th-hour push stops deportation of Cameroon man hoping for asylum in Canada - Global News11th-hour push stops deportation of Cameroon man hoping for asylum in Canada  Global News

Cameroon: Fight Against Hate Speech - Where Are Political Parties? - AllAfrica.comCameroon: Fight Against Hate Speech - Where Are Political Parties?  AllAfrica.com

Cameroonian player arrested in Mauritius over passport scam - BBC NewsCameroonian player arrested in Mauritius over passport scam  BBC News

Dundee United can help my Cameroon career, says Jeando Fuchs - BBC NewsDundee United can help my Cameroon career, says Jeando Fuchs  BBC News

Fitch Revises UBA Cameroon's Outlook to Stable; Affirms at 'B-' - Fitch RatingsFitch Revises UBA Cameroon's Outlook to Stable; Affirms at 'B-'  Fitch Ratings

New Forest Stewardship Council standard to increase protection of tropical intact forest landsc - WWF InternationalNew Forest Stewardship Council standard to increase protection of tropical intact forest landsc  WWF International

Cameroon: North-West and South-West regions - Operational Presence | August 2020 - Cameroon - ReliefWebCameroon: North-West and South-West regions - Operational Presence | August 2020 - Cameroon  ReliefWeb

Cameroon: North-West and South-West - Situation Report No. 22 (As of 31 August 2020) - Cameroon - ReliefWebCameroon: North-West and South-West - Situation Report No. 22 (As of 31 August 2020) - Cameroon  ReliefWeb

Cameroon Snapshot August 2020, North-West and South-West Crisis - Cameroon - ReliefWebCameroon Snapshot August 2020, North-West and South-West Crisis - Cameroon  ReliefWeb

Rwanda: Cameroon-Rwanda - Focus On Improving Commercial Ties - AllAfrica.comRwanda: Cameroon-Rwanda - Focus On Improving Commercial Ties  AllAfrica.com

Maurice Kamto, Cameroon CRM party leader still dey house arrest a week afta anti-Biya protest - Lawyers give latest update - BBC NewsMaurice Kamto, Cameroon CRM party leader still dey house arrest a week afta anti-Biya protest - Lawyers give latest update  BBC News

Cameroon / Floods in Far North Region: Emergency Plan of Action (EPoA) DREF Operation No. MDRCM029 - Cameroon - ReliefWebCameroon / Floods in Far North Region: Emergency Plan of Action (EPoA) DREF Operation No. MDRCM029 - Cameroon  ReliefWeb

Cameroon: Government loses XAF206 bln yearly in paying for unoccupied or fictitious housing and administrative facilities (MINFI) - Business in CameroonCameroon: Government loses XAF206 bln yearly in paying for unoccupied or fictitious housing and administrative facilities (MINFI)  Business in Cameroon

UNICEF Cameroon COVID-19 Situation Report No. 18: 28 August - 24 September 2020 - Cameroon - ReliefWebUNICEF Cameroon COVID-19 Situation Report No. 18: 28 August - 24 September 2020 - Cameroon  ReliefWeb

The Cameroonian “Allium” is the referee of the final confederation between... - AlKhaleej TodayThe Cameroonian “Allium” is the referee of the final confederation between...  AlKhaleej Today

Cameroon working to redesign public-private sector ties to mitigate COVID-19 impact - The Star OnlineCameroon working to redesign public-private sector ties to mitigate COVID-19 impact  The Star Online

Cameroon: Heightened Crackdown on Opposition - Human Rights WatchCameroon: Heightened Crackdown on Opposition  Human Rights Watch

Cameroon floods leave hundreds displaced, jobless - Anadolu AgencyCameroon floods leave hundreds displaced, jobless  Anadolu Agency

Customs Officers Intercept Ancient Stone Carvings at Miami International Airport - NBC 6 South FloridaCustoms Officers Intercept Ancient Stone Carvings at Miami International Airport  NBC 6 South Florida

UNICEF Cameroon Humanitarian Situation Report No. 8, August 1 – August 31 2020 - Cameroon - ReliefWebUNICEF Cameroon Humanitarian Situation Report No. 8, August 1 – August 31 2020 - Cameroon  ReliefWeb

Cameroon holds first peace talks with main separatist group - Aljazeera.comCameroon holds first peace talks with main separatist group  Aljazeera.com

Cameroon launch security operation in separatist region - Anadolu AgencyCameroon launch security operation in separatist region  Anadolu Agency

2 soldiers killed in Cameroon bomb attack - Anadolu Agency2 soldiers killed in Cameroon bomb attack  Anadolu Agency

US voices concern about escalating attacks in Cameroon - Anadolu AgencyUS voices concern about escalating attacks in Cameroon  Anadolu Agency

Cameroon protesters urge President Biya to step down - Anadolu AgencyCameroon protesters urge President Biya to step down  Anadolu Agency

Cameroon Military Sweeps Northwest City to Weed Out Separatists - Voice of AmericaCameroon Military Sweeps Northwest City to Weed Out Separatists  Voice of America

Civilians Accuse Military of Brutality in Cameroon’s Anglophone Regions - Voice of AmericaCivilians Accuse Military of Brutality in Cameroon’s Anglophone Regions  Voice of America

Cameroon Deploys Military to Thwart Opposition Protesters - Voice of AmericaCameroon Deploys Military to Thwart Opposition Protesters  Voice of America

In Cameroon, Government Secrecy in the Management of Funds Destined for Covid-19 Response - Human Rights WatchIn Cameroon, Government Secrecy in the Management of Funds Destined for Covid-19 Response  Human Rights Watch

Cameroon: Civilians Killed in Anglophone Regions - Human Rights WatchCameroon: Civilians Killed in Anglophone Regions  Human Rights Watch

'Protests against Cameroon gov't a resounding success' - Anadolu Agency'Protests against Cameroon gov't a resounding success'  Anadolu Agency

Cameroon Says Conflict Destroying Anglophone Regions' Economies - Voice of AmericaCameroon Says Conflict Destroying Anglophone Regions' Economies  Voice of America

5 things you should know about the crises in Cameroon - Norwegian Refugee Council5 things you should know about the crises in Cameroon  Norwegian Refugee Council

UNICEF condemns attack in Cameroon's Far North that reportedly killed 10 children - UNICEFUNICEF condemns attack in Cameroon's Far North that reportedly killed 10 children  UNICEF

UN condemns deadly Boko Haram attack in Cameroon - Anadolu AgencyUN condemns deadly Boko Haram attack in Cameroon  Anadolu Agency

‘Absentee’ Cameroon President reappears after 35 days as opposition demanded a replacement - ThePrint‘Absentee’ Cameroon President reappears after 35 days as opposition demanded a replacement  ThePrint

Cameroon: Soldiers Get 10 Years for Murder of Civilians - Human Rights WatchCameroon: Soldiers Get 10 Years for Murder of Civilians  Human Rights Watch

Coronavirus amidst critics, denials in Cameroon - Anadolu AgencyCoronavirus amidst critics, denials in Cameroon  Anadolu Agency

Cameroon: Boko Haram Suicide Bombers Strike Displacement Site - Human Rights WatchCameroon: Boko Haram Suicide Bombers Strike Displacement Site  Human Rights Watch

Cameroon’s Poor Benefit, While Food Traders Suffer from Pandemic Closures - Voice of AmericaCameroon’s Poor Benefit, While Food Traders Suffer from Pandemic Closures  Voice of America

Cameroon Government Says it Stepped Up Security After Bombings in Capital City - Voice of AmericaCameroon Government Says it Stepped Up Security After Bombings in Capital City  Voice of America

Cameroon Bans Cereal Exports to Nigeria - Voice of AmericaCameroon Bans Cereal Exports to Nigeria  Voice of America

Cameroon Secures Borders Amid Renewed Threats - Voice of AmericaCameroon Secures Borders Amid Renewed Threats  Voice of America

Cameroon's escalating Anglophone crisis shows little sign of abating - DW (English)Cameroon's escalating Anglophone crisis shows little sign of abating  DW (English)

Why international players have a duty to help the search for peace in Cameroon - The Conversation CAWhy international players have a duty to help the search for peace in Cameroon  The Conversation CA

Cameroon: Allow Aid Access Amid Pandemic - Human Rights WatchCameroon: Allow Aid Access Amid Pandemic  Human Rights Watch