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By IAfrica
Aug 20th, 2014
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Cameroon has closed all its borders with Nigeria in a bid to halt the spread of the Ebola virus, state radio said on Tuesday. The virus has killed more than 1,200 people in four West African countries, five of whom have died in Nigeria. “The gove...
By IAfrica
Aug 19th, 2014
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The Islamist terrorist group, Boko Haram, on Monday, launched another cross-border attack in the Northern Cameroon, killing at least three natives. The insurgents also kidnapped about 15 persons, who they took along to unknown destination. According to...
By IAfrica
Aug 19th, 2014
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In a bid to stop the deadly Ebola virus from entering into their country, the Cameroonian government has closed all borders with Nigeria. The border closure was made known today by the spokesman of the Cameroonian government, Issa Tchimora Bakary ...
By IAfrica
Aug 18th, 2014
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The government of Cameroon has ordered the closure of its borders and the suspension of all flights to and from Nigeria. This is to avoid the spread of the deadly Ebola disease into the country. Cameroon has a border boundary of over 2, 000 kilometres ...
By IAfrica
Aug 14th, 2014
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Louis Berger to Oversee Yaoundé-Douala Highway Segment Construction in Cameroon Cameroon is a key transit country for the landlocked countries of Central Africa YAOUNDE, Cameroon, August 14, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ – Louis B...
By Yusuf Alli
Aug 2nd, 2014
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…May launch full-scale war against Boko Haram before December The military has traced some of the explosives being used by Boko Haram female suicide bombers to a Chinese factory which was seized some weeks ago by the sect. Also, preliminary find...
By IAfrica
Jul 31st, 2014
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  SECRETARY-GENERAL APPOINTS MAJOR GENERAL MARTIN CHOMU TUMENTA OF CAMEROON FORCE COMMANDER FOR CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC   NEW YORK, July 31, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today an...
By IAfrica
Jul 29th, 2014
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An outbreak of cholera has killed more than 200 people in northern Cameroon over the past two months, the Health Ministry said on Tuesday. According to a NAN reports, more than 1,500 people have been infected with the water-borne bacteria, said Rebecca...
By IAfrica
Jul 29th, 2014
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Security forces in Cameroon Republic have rescued the wife of the country’s Deputy Prime Minister, Amadou Ali, who was abducted on Sunday by suspected members of the Boko Haram sect, the BBC Hausa service has reported. The deputy PM’s wife ...
By IAfrica
Jul 29th, 2014
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The Cameroonian Army had in a successful operation rescued the abducted wife of the country’s Vice Prime Minister, Amadou Ali, who was kidnapped by the Boko Haram sect on Sunday alongside a traditional ruler of Kolofata town. According to BBC Hau...