Douala

By IndepthAfrica
In Cameroon
Aug 16th, 2013
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Cameroon’s President Paul Biya has ordered the closure of nearly 100 Christian churches in key cities. Yaounde, Cameroon (CNN) — Cameroon’s President Paul Biya has ordered the closure of nearly 100 Christian churches in key cities, citing criminal practices organized by Pentecostal ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Cameroon
Nov 7th, 2012
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Cameroonian security forces used teargas to disperse about a thousand opposition supporters who had gathered in the commercial capital on Tuesday to protest against President Paul Biya as he marked 30 years in power, witnesses said. Biya, 79, has kept Cameroon, an oil producer and major cocoa grower,...
By benim
In Cameroon
Nov 28th, 2011
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Bangui – The border between Cameroon and the Central African Republic, closed at Garoua-Boulai after a military clash last week, has reopened, a Central African military source said on Monday. “The border between Central Africa and Cameroon has reopened and several vehicles, including hea...
By benim
In Cameroon
Oct 10th, 2011
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Yaounde – Votes were being counted on Monday in Cameroon’s presidential election, with incumbent Paul Biya almost assured of extending his 29-year rule amid low turnout in a vote the opposition called a “mess”. An otherwise peaceful election was marred when two military police...
By benim
In Cameroon
Sep 30th, 2011
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Gunmen dressed in military fatigues opened fire in Cameroon’s economic capital Douala on Thursday in an apparent protest against President Paul Biya days before he seeks re-election, a security official and local media said. The official said one of the gunmen held a banner that read: “Pa...
By benim
In Cameroon
Jul 14th, 2011
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Yaounde – Clashes between locals and a criminal gang in Cameroon’s largest city left five dead and about 60 injured, police and government sources said on Wednesday. Violence broke out in Douala’s Bilongue district on Friday when residents carried out the lynching of a car thief who...
By benim
In CAR
Apr 5th, 2011
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Former Central African Republic president Ange-Felix Patasse, who after a long and chequered career was ousted in a 2003 coup, has died just months after making a last bid to run his impoverished country. He was 74. Patasse’s spokesman, Guy-Simplice Kodegue, told AFP Patasse died in Douala in C...
By benim
In African Maps
Oct 15th, 2010
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Cameroon Map and Basic Facts Location: Cameroon is located in Western Africa, bordering the Bight of Biafra, between Equatorial Guinea and Nigeria. Land Boundaries: Cameroon shares a border with the following countries: Central African Republic 797 km, Chad 1,094 km, Republic of the Congo 523 km, Equ...