Cameroon

Cameroon : Africa in Pictures

Way back in the 1980’s I went to Africa for the first time. I started off in Cameroon and after a brief hop from Douala to Yaounde stayed in the area for a couple of months.

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USA and Cameroon football teams arrive in Brazil

GENEVA, Switzerland, June 9, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Following their 2-1 victory on Saturday over fellow 2014 FIFA World Cup participants Nigeria, the USA national team arrived in Brazil this Monday morning. From Guarulhos airport in Sao Paulo, the team transferred to their hotel on Paulista Avenue. The USA team will be training at […]

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IOM Chad Seeks Funding to Help CAR Returnees from Cameroon

GENEVA, Switzerland, May 20, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — IOM Chad is urgently appealing for USD 500,000 to help some 5,000 Chadians who fled the crisis in the Central African Republic (CAR) and are now stranded in Garoua Boulai and Kentzou on the Cameroon side of the CAR-Cameroon border. The Chadians, who are expected to […]

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Cameroon National Day

WASHINGTON, May 20, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Press Statement John Kerry Secretary of State Washington, DC May 19, 2014   On behalf of President Obama and the American people, I congratulate the people of Cameroon as you celebrate your national day on May 20. The United States and Cameroon have enjoyed a productive relationship […]

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Statement at the Conclusion of an IMF Mission to Cameroon

YAOUNDE, Cameroon, May 9, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — An International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission, led by Mr. Mario de Zamaróczy, visited Cameroon during April 24–May 8, 2014 to conduct the 2014 Article IV Consultation discussions. The mission met with the President of the Republic H.E. Paul Biya, Minister Secretary General at the Presidency Ferdinand […]

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Mr Simmonds speaks at UK/Cameroon Investment Forum

LONDON, United-Kingdom, May 7, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Mark Simmonds promotes the UK’s partnership with Cameroon, trade and investment.   Foreign Office Minister for Africa, Mark Simmonds, today spoke to over 500 delegates at the UK/Cameroon Investment Forum, organised by Developing Markets Associates held at Church House.   Mr Simmonds welcomed the role that […]

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Suspension of the Cameroonian Football Association (Fecafoot) lifted

GENEVA, Switzerland, July 23, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — FIFA passed a decision today, 22 July 2013, to lift the suspension of the Cameroonian Football Association (Fecafoot) given that the conditions previously set have been met. As requested by the FIFA Emergency Committee, the normalisation committee that was appointed on 20 July 2013 was able […]

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FIFA President welcomes Cameroonian delegation

GENEVA, Switzerland, July 18, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — FIFA President Joseph S. Blatter welcomed a delegation from Cameroon’s government at the Home of FIFA in Zurich on Thursday.   The Cameroonian mission was composed of Minister of Territorial Administration and Decentralisation René Sadi, Minister of Sports and Physical Education Adoum Garoua, and the ambassador […]

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UK Minister for Africa shocked by murder of Cameroon human rights defender

UK Minister for Africa shocked by murder of Cameroon human rights defender LONDON, United-Kingdom, July 18, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Minister for Africa shocked by murder of Cameroon human rights defender. Urges authorities to catch perpetrators and bring to justice.   Following the murder of Eric Lembembe, human rights activist and Executive Director of […]

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Cameroon – The Syntax of Tuki, a cartographic approach

The Syntax of Tuki, A cartographic approach Series Title: Linguistik Aktuell/Linguistics Today 203 Publication Year: 2013 Publisher: John Benjamins http://www.benjamins.com/ Buy the book:The Syntax of Tuki: A cartographic approach (Linguistik Aktuell/Linguistics Today) Abstract: This monograph conducts a syntactic study of Tuki, a Bantu language spoken in Cameroon, from a cartographic perspective. The following domains are meticulously explored: The […]

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Suspension of the Cameroonian Football Association

GENEVA, Switzerland, July 5, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The FIFA Emergency Committee has decided today, 4 July 2013, to provisionally suspend the Cameroonian Football Association (FECAFOOT) with immediate effect, on account of government interference. Articles 13 and 17 of the FIFA Statutes oblige member associations to manage their affairs independently and with no influence […]

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Cameroon – UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay statement

Opening remarks by UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay at a news conference at end of her mission to Cameroon GENEVA, Switzerland, July 3, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Opening remarks by UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay at a news conference at end of her mission to Cameroon Yaoundé, 2 […]

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