Results For: Cameroon

These children were kidnapped and strangled by Cameroonian woman

Tragedy struck yesterday as a woman was caught after gruesomely killing her neighbor’s children. According to reports, the woman who was aided by some men, kidnapped her neighbor’s four children. She allegedly lured them into an inn called “Auberge Ordinaire”, where the children were strangled in a border village in Southern region of Cameroon called […]

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UN warns of hunger among refugees in Cameroon – Reuters

Hundreds of thousands of people who sought shelter in Cameroon after fleeing violence will go hungry unless funds are made available, the United Nations deputy emergencies chief said. Ursula Mueller said donors had provided just 5 percent of the $305 million needed for Cameroon this year. “Given the magnitude of the crisis of displaced people […]


Nigeria detains more Cameroonian separatists

Five alleged members of the Ambazonia separatist movement, a Cameroonian group seeking independence from the Francophone country, are currently being detained at an Abuja Police station. A PREMIUM TIMES reporter was on Wednesday not allowed to speak with the detainees when he visited the Asokoro Police station where they are being held. According to Abdul […]

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Actis begins work on Cameroon’s first destination mall

Actis, a leading growth markets investor has started construction on “Douala Grand Mall & Business Park”, Cameroon’s first destination retail & leisure mall. Developed by Actis and local partner Craft Development, Douala Grand Mall will comprise of 18,000 square metres of retail and leisure space, close to Bonapriso in Cameroon’s largest city. The mall will […]

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Separatists kill three soldiers in Cameroon

Separatist fighters in Cameroon killed three soldiers and wounded four others during an attack overnight in the English-speaking Southwest region, two military sources and a separatist commander said on Sunday. The attack in the town of Kembong came hours after President Paul Biya said in a televised address that the situation in Anglophone Cameroon was […]

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Deportation 51 Cameroonians not good – SERAP

A human rights advocacy group, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, has condemned the reported deportation 51 Cameroonians, who were living in Nigeria as asylum seekers or naturalised citizens, by the Federal Government. The group, in a statement on Sunday by its Deputy Director, Adewale Timothy, said the reported forced eviction of the foreigners was both morally and […]


UN Slams Nigeria Over Cameroon Extradition

The UN refugee agency on Thursday criticized Nigeria for breaching international agreements after the leader of a Cameroonian anglophone separatist movement and his supporters were extradited at Yaounde’s request. 75 year-old blind Cameroonian refugee Mbia Ndem (L) sits beside friend at home, where hundreds are being sheltered at Bashu-Okpambe village in Boki district of Cross […]

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SystemOne awards Cameroon 5 Star Quality Program for GxAlert excellence

SystemOne, a global health disease intelligence for rapid detection and response, has awarded Cameroon a 5 Star Quality Program for GxAlert Technical Excellence. GxAlert is SystemOne’s first connectivity platform enabling instant visibility into and communication from medical diagnostic devices. The 5 Star program recognizes countries using GxAlert capabilities to optimize their diagnostic landscape. In order […]

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Cameroonians kill six in Nigerian territory

The police in Cross River on Monday said that six residents of Danare community in Boki Local Government Area were shot by gendarmes from Bodam community during an invasion on the Nigerian territory by Cameroonians. Read more 


Suicide bomber kills 7 in northern Cameroon

A suicide bomber has killed at least seven people in a small town in northern Cameroon near the Nigeria border, a local official and a military source said on Sunday. The attack occurred on Saturday near Amchide in Cameroon’s Far North region, which has become a target for Boko Haram suicide bombers, many of whom […]

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Cameroon forces about 1,000 refuges into Nigeria

Cameroon authorities forced nearly 900 refugees back to northern Nigeria against their will this week, violating an agreement between the two countries to shield thousands from Boko Haram violence, the United Nations said on Thursday. The Cameroonian government denied force had been used to send refugees home and said repatriation had taken place with the […]

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November 2016: Nigeria donated made-in Nigeria drugs to Cameroon accident victims

The Federal government today donated 70 tonnes of Made-In-Nigeria drugs to victims of a train mishap that happened in Cameroon in October this year. No fewer than 70 people were killed and nearly 600 injured when an overloaded passenger train travelling between Cameroon’s two largest cities derailed and overturned. The drugs were presented to the […]

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13,000 Nigerian refugees flee to Cameroon

UN reports have claimed that thousands of Nigerians are still fleeing the north because of violence from the renown terrorist group known as Boko Haram. Boko Haram menace continues to send thousands of poor Nigerians into Cameroon to take refuge and save their souls. The number of people fleeing Nigeria for Cameroon is about 13,000, […]

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Davido’s 30billiongang tou includes performing at Dangote’s daughter wedding

DMW boss, Davido was one of the celebrities that honoured Dangote’s special invitations to his daughters wedding, the singer made it known in an Instagram post that he will be performing at the wedding of the daughter to Africa’s Richest Man in Kano and then he will be taking a flight straight to Duala, Cameroon […]


No rest until last kidnapped girl returns – Buhari

By Ola Lanre DAPCHI, Nigeria, March 14 (Reuters) – Nigeria’s president told the parents of 110 abducted schoolgirls on Wednesday he had ordered all military and security agencies to search for them, in his first visit to their home town since suspected Islamist militants took them a month ago. Muhammadu Buhari – who made security […]

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UNDP trains over 150 IDPs in northern Nigeria

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Country Director, Samuel Bwalya said over 150 displaced youths, women and men from the crises ridden northeast have received training in various entrepreneurship skills, competences and behaviours. Bwalya stated this at the just concluded training which was conducted in the three most affected States of Borno, Yobe and Yola […]

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Nokia, Orange roll out 4G LTE in seven African countries

Nokia and Orange Middle East & Africa are rolling out a Nokia single radio access network and network management technology across seven African countries in a three-year modernization project to prepare for the launch of 4G services. To facilitate the deployment Nokia has set up a dedicated West and Central Africa Support Center for Orange. […]

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Business: African Development Bank makes senior management appointments

The President of the African Development Bank, Dr. Akinwumi A. Adesina, is pleased to announce the following Senior Management appointments: Director, Macroeconomic Forecasting and Research Dr. Hanan Morsy The African Development Bank is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Hanan Morsy as Director, Macroeconomic Forecasting and Research, with effect from March 12, 2018. Dr. […]

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#Dapchigirls search extends to countries around Nigeria

Nigeria’s government has extended the search for 110 schoolgirls abducted last month to neighbouring countries, the information ministry said on Friday. The girls were taken from their school in the town of Dapchi, in the northeastern state of Yobe, by suspected Boko Haram militants on Feb. 19. Yobe state directly borders Niger and is also […]

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How it feels riding a bicycle from China from Lagos

A Chinese female cyclist, Huang Shuang , who rode from Morocco to Lagos , Nigeria , within five months , says she is convinced that anybody can achieve anything he or she determines to do . Huang , also known as CICI , told the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos on Monday that she […]


AfDB supports Gabon’s optic fiber backbone project

The African Development Bank  and the Gabonese National Agency for Numerical Infrastructure and Frequency (ANINF) have signed agreements for a feasibility study for the country’s component of the Central African Backbone (CAB) project. The project is an integrated, innovative and transformative infrastructure which consist of completing the 901.8 km fiber optic connectivity to cover 14 […]

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3 suicide bombers killed 18 in maiduguri

Three suicide bombers killed 18 people late on Friday in the northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri, epicentre of the Islamist militant Boko Haram insurgency, the state police commissioner said. Damian Chukwu, Borno state police commissioner, on Saturday said the attack took place at a fish market on the outskirts of the state capital at around […]

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Nigeria frees hundreds of Boko Haram suspects

Nigeria has freed another 475 Boko Haram suspects following a series of mass trials in which most cases were dropped for lack of evidence, the justice ministry said Sunday. Over the course of the week, hundreds of suspected Boko Haram extremists have appeared before a court at the Kainji military base in central Niger state. […]


Extra cash: What this EFCC operative does to make more money

Despite being a federal government worker, he still sources for other streams of income. A detective at Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC, has got himself trending online after sharing pictures of himself engaging in his other business in order to rake in extra cash. The EFCC operative, Kayode Richie-Kay Oliva, owns a wood processing/supplying […]

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Nigerian army says not aware of Shekau’s whereabouts

The Nigerian Army on Friday dismissed as “misleading” reports indicating that the Boko Haram factional leader, Abubakar Shekau, escaped to Cameroon. Sani Usman, a brigadier general and the director, Army Public Relations, said in a statement that the army was not aware of the whereabouts of the fugitive Boko Haram leader. Mr. Sani said the […]


Adamawa Health Sector Working Group Bulletin – January, 2018 (Download)

What you will find inside: Voluntary and dignified repatriation of over 4,500 refugees of Adamawa State extraction from Cameroon Farmers/ Herders clash in Numan, Demsa and Song LGAs HRP for 2018 Epidemiological updates of diseases Conducted training on Accountability to Affected Population (AAP) capacity building for partners in conjunction with OCHA Cluster Coordination Program Monitoring […]

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Start Ugwu (ugu) leaves business and make money

Fluted pumpkin also known as Ugu is well grown in West Africa as a leaf vegetable and also for its edible seed. It belongs to a member of the Curcurbitaceae family and is indigenous to southern Nigeria. The seed produced by the gourd which are high in protein and fat, and can therefore contribute to […]


Afreximbank urge expansion of continent’s regional value chains

Kanayo Awani, Managing Director, Intra-African Trade Initiative, Afreximbank (centre), with Peter Mulroy, Secretary General, FCI (right), and Ismaila Gueye, Coordinator at the Directorate of Financial Sector and Competitiveness, Ministry of Economy and Planning, Senegal, after the opening of the conference in Dakar. African countries should take make use of factoring in order to take advantage […]

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African markets factors Feb. 5, 2018

EVENTS: *Kenya Tea Directorate releases tea production, earnings statistics for 2017 GLOBAL MARKETS Asian shares fell the most in over a year on Monday as fears of resurgent inflation battered bonds, toppled Wall Street from record highs and sparked speculation that central banks globally might be forced to tighten policy more aggressively. WORLD OIL PRICES […]

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African markets factors Jan. 17, 2018

The following company announcements, scheduled economic indicators, debt and currency market moves and political events may affect African markets on Wednesday. – – – – – GLOBAL MARKETS Asian stocks stepped back from a record high on Wednesday as the region’s resource shares were hit by falling oil and commodity prices while digital currencies tumbled […]

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