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Central African States Fail to Honor Timber Export Ban

Beijing News 02 Feb 2023
Yaounde, Cameroon - Officials say most member states in the Central African Economic and Monetary Community, CEMAC, have failed to honor a ban on raw timber exports that was enacted last year to conserve forests and create jobs by locally processing wood.

President Biden Announces Key Appointments to National Cancer Advisory Board

The White House 02 Feb 2023
Margaret Anderson, Member, National Cancer Advisory BoardRichard J ... Dr ... After obtaining his undergraduate degree in medical laboratory science, Tabung worked in the pathology laboratory of a reference hospital in Yaounde, Cameroon, helping to diagnose cancer, while also volunteering time to help start a population-based cancer registry for the city.

Cameroon’s ‘disappeared’ later found dead

Mail Guardian South Africa 01 Feb 2023
Last Sunday, popular radio journalist Mbani Zogo Arsène Salomon, better known as Martinez Zogo, was found dead on the outskirts of Cameroon’s capital Yaounde ... Twenty-four of them later turned up in detention at a military facility in Bamenda, the capital of Cameroon’s northwest region.

13 political parties to run for Senate elections in Cameroon

Xinhua 31 Jan 2023
YAOUNDE, Jan. 31 (Xinhua) -- Cameroon's electoral body, Elections Cameroon (Elecam) on Monday published a list of 13 political parties, including the ruling Cameroon People's Democratic Movement that will compete in the country's Senate elections scheduled for March 12.

2,000 Nigerian Refugees Leaving Cameroon but Majority to Stay

Beijing News 27 Jan 2023
YAOUNDE, CAMEROON - Hundreds of Nigerian refugees who fled Boko Haram terrorism to northern Cameroon started returning home this week, with about 2,000 expected to leave by Monday. This is the first large repatriation of Nigerian refugees from Cameroon in two years, but 76,000 refugees are still reluctant to return to Nigeria.

Popular Radio Journalist’s Brutal Murder Sparks Outcry in Cameroon

The Epoch Times 27 Jan 2023
... ” were Martinez Zogo’s last words on the airwaves of the privately-owned Amplitude FM radio station in Cameroon’s capital of Yaounde on Jan.

Prominent Cameroonian Journalist Martinez Zogo Found Murdered

Democracy Now 25 Jan 2023
In Cameroon, well-known journalist Martinez Zogo was found dead near the capital Yaounde Sunday, five ...

Cameroon Denies Canada's Mediation With Separatists

Beijing News 24 Jan 2023
Yaounde - Cameroon has denied an announcement that Canada will mediate the African country's separatist conflict, saying such a role was never mandated ... Canada Says Cameroon Warring Parties Agree to Enter Peace Process ... They asked Yaounde to organize talks outside Cameroon with foreign mediators.

Xinhua world news summary at 0030 GMT, Jan. 24 24 Jan 2023
YAOUNDE -- A Cameroonian investigative journalist was found dead early Sunday after he "mysteriously disappeared" six days ago, according to the association of online press publishers and electronic services in Cameroon (GEPLS) ... (Cameroon-Journalist-Murder) Enditem .

Cameroon denies asking for help to mediate separatist conflict

Reuters 24 Jan 2023
YAOUNDE, Jan 23 (Reuters) - Cameroon's government said it had not asked any country to mediate in its conflict with Anglophone separatists, despite Canada saying it had received a request to work on a peace process ... Embassy in Cameroon's capital, Yaounde, said on Twitter ...

Cameroon denies asking for help with Anglophone separatist crisis

Al Jazeera 24 Jan 2023
The United States embassy in Cameroon’s capital Yaounde said on Twitter on Monday that it welcomed Canada’s announcement of talks to resolve the crisis. Cameroon’s separatist movement stems from the perceived marginalisation of the English-speaking community by the French-speaking majority since independence.

Feature: China-funded vocational school boosts technical, agricultural training in Cameroon

Xinhua 24 Jan 2023
YAOUNDE, Jan. 24 (Xinhua) -- Growing up in a predominantly agrarian community in Cameroon, Junior Moudina fell in love with agriculture as a child but lacked the skills ... "I would like to be one of the first to modernize agriculture in Cameroon," Moudina said in a recent interview with Xinhua in the school.

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