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August, 2017

  • 15 August

    National Football Academy – Bord Meeting to Hold On August 16

    [Cameroon Tribune] The Board Chairman of the National football Academy (ANAFOOT) informs the administrators of the first ordinary session of the Board of directors to hold on Wednesday 16 August 2017 at 10.00 am in the Conference Hall of Ahmadou Ahidjo Omnisport Stadium Yaoundé. The agenda will be based essentially on the regulatory text of ANAFOOT. Other details will be given in session. For the Board Chairman,

  • 15 August

    HIV/Aids in Littoral Region – 2.6 Per Cent Prevalence

    [Cameroon Tribune] Irresponsible sexual behaviour among infected people are common and potentially expose their partners.

  • 15 August

    World’s Indigenous Peoples Day – Govt Seeks Perfect Integration Measures

    [Cameroon Tribune] The day was commemorated yesterday August 9, 2017 with an exhibition on the know-how of the marginalised groups.

  • 15 August

    Njongo – Kupe-Muanenguba Floods Kill One, Leave 34 Homeless –

    [Cameroon Tribune] Clement Fosong, 95, was buried last 5 August, 2017, in the presence of Nguti Divisional Officer

  • 14 August

    Countering Militancy in the Sahel

    [IRIN] Moustapha Bachir was watching a World Cup qualifying match in a bar when Boko Haram rolled into Amchide, in Cameroon's Far North region. By the time they left, the jihadists had killed 30 people and torched homes and businesses.

  • 14 August

    121 Nigerians Displaced By Boko Haram Return From Cameroon

    [Premium Times] The National Management Emergency Agency has said that it had evacuated 121 displaced Nigerians from Cameroon.

  • 13 August

    Victorious Athletes Receive Nation’s Esteem

    [Cameroon Tribune] The Athletes yesterday, August 10 presented medals won in various competitions to the Presidential couple in a grandiose ceremony at the Statehouse.

  • 13 August

    North West – Back to School Crusade Heightens

    [Cameroon Tribune] Governor Adolphe Lele Lafrique prescribes best practices for effective resumption of schools at Regional Administrative, security forum.

  • 13 August

    Road safety: carnage in Nkoumetou; 13 die

    Yaounde highway kills again. Twelve people have lost their lives on the tarmac in a multiple crash involving three transport vehicles.

  • 13 August

    Symbols of Victorious Cameroon

    [Cameroon Tribune] Some 192 athletes and their trainers who raised the national flag high this year were guests of honour yesterday 10 August, 2017 at the Unity Palace where President Paul Biya and wife Chantal offered them a Statehouse reception. In addition to the medals they brought back from their various international exploits; be they the recent eighth Francophonie Games in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire, African and World championships as

  • 13 August

    Cooperation – Two Diplomats at MINEE

    [Cameroon Tribune] The Minister of Water Resources and Energy on Tuesday August 8, 2017, held two separate audiences with the High Commissioners of Canada and Nigeria to Cameroon

  • 11 August

    Anthelminthic properties of Methylene chloride-methanol (1:1)…

    The resistance of some medico-veterinary parasite strains as well as the unavailability and toxicity of synthetic anthelminthics on humans, animals and the impacts of their residues in the environment have pushed scientists to turn to plants with anthelminthic properties. Hence, the aim of this work was to contribute to the fight against helminths of medical and veterinary importance in general, and also to clear the environment of their free living stages.

  • 11 August

    Cameroon Arrests Those Wearing Military Uniforms Illegally

    Authorities in Cameroon are arresting people who they say illegally wear military uniforms in order to deceive the population and commit atrocities. There have been tensions between armed groups in neighboring Central African Republic, with a spill over into Cameroon, and Cameroon thinks rebel fighters are using the uniforms as a disguise.

  • 10 August

    Cameroon monsignor accuses gay priests of killing bishop

    Monsignor Joseph Akonga Essomba of the Catholic Diocese of Bafia on Aug. 4 made the comment during a homily he gave in memory of Bishop Jean Marie Benoit Balla. "The bishop was killed because he stood up against homosexuals in the church and the priesthood," said Essomba, who is the current apostolic administrator of

  • 10 August

    Cameroon: Africa in miniature

    We had missed the mountains so much, as well as the cool weather! After having spent so many months melting under the sun, we stayed in Bamenda a whole week, just to remember how it feels like to sleep under a blanket! My God, what a bliss How could I

  • 10 August

    Weapon Caches Discovered in Mbengwi

    [Cameroon Tribune] Following is the statement by the Minister of Communication Issa Tchiroma Bakary during a press briefing in Yaounde on August 9, 2017.

  • 10 August

    Celebrating With the Heroes

    [Cameroon Tribune] Since January 2017 Cameroon has won over 200 medals in diverse international competitions.

  • 9 August

    SDF Says Ghost Town Does Not Help Matters

    [Cameroon Tribune] The National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting of the Social Democratic Front (SDF) took place in Bamenda on August 5, 2017.

  • 9 August

    Circulation of Small Arms and Light Weapons – Tighten Control

    [Cameroon Tribune] Cameroon's socio-economic and to a certain extent, political security is being threatened by the influx, circulation and growing use of Small Arms and Light Weapons. The danger of increasing illegal and illicit trade in these war instruments was very much the concern of the country's ten governors meeting in their bi-annual conference in Yaounde last month. In his

  • 9 August

    Healthcare – China Urged to Use Cooperation Relations to Assist Africa

    [Cameroon Tribune] The UNFPA Country Representative to China gave a lecture to journalists in Beijing over the weekend.