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Friday, February fourteenth, theUN says at least 22 people have been killed in a village in the Northwest region of Cameroon. Over half of those killed were children. No one has claimed responsibility for Friday’s incident but the opposition parties blame the killing on the government.

Gaz du Cameroun will connect 12 new companies to its distribution network

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The oil and gas operator Victoria Oil & Gas (VOG), parent company of Gaz du Cameroun (GDC), the company operating the Logbaba gas field in the suburbs of Douala, the Cameroonian economic capital, announced on 25 July 2016 that it is currently running a pipe-laying programme, to supply twelve new companies in gas.

Cameroon lags in preparations for AFCON tournament

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A delegation from the Confederation of African Football is visiting Cameroon to appraise the West African country's readiness to host the Africa Women Cup of Nations, set for November. It is feared that with just several months to go, Cameroon may not be able to host the competition if the snail's pace of work on infrastructure continues.

Malawian sex worker arrested for having sex with children

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An HIV-positive Malawian man, who says he is paid to have sex with children as part of initiation rites, has been arrested on the president's orders.

Zimbabwe: Robert Mugabe vows to stay in power for "a long time"

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Zimbabwe’s 92-year-old president on Wednesday said the longtime loyalists who turned against him last week should face “severe” punishment, and he vowed to stay in power for “a long time.”

President Robert Mugabe made his first public response to a scathing statement by veterans of the country’s 1970’s liberation war. They called him dictatorial, manipulative and egocentric.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic ready to train with Manchester United's first team squad for first time

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic will train with Manchester United’s first-team squad for the first time on Thursday, the striker having had an extended break following Sweden’s exit from Euro 2016. He will be joined by Bastian Schweinsteiger, Morgan Schneiderlin, Anthony Martial and Marouane Fellaini, who also return from their respective post-tourney holiday.

Actress Keshia Knight Pulliam says Ed Hartwell is father of her unborn child

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Actress Keshia Knight Pulliam is firing back against her husband's claims that he's not the father of her unborn child.

Former NFL player Ed Hartwell filed for divorce from the "Cosby Show" star on Monday and demanded a paternity test, leaving Pulliam completely blindsided,

Ships rush to rescue 46 crew members from sinking fishing boat off Alaska islands

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Two ships heard the Coast Guard’s emergency call to help a sinking fishing boat and rushed to rescue 46 crew members who had hopped into life rafts off Alaska’s Aleutian Islands.

John Njamah marries a Cameroonian

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Nollywood actress Empress Njamah’s brother John married his Cameroonian sweetheart in far-away Bamenda, Cameroon over the weekend.

Appiah, Essien to play in the 10th anniversary of Samuel Eto'o's charity game in Turkey

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Antalyaspor defender Samuel Inkoom, former Chelsea star Michael Essien and Former Ghana skipper Stephen Appiah will all play a part in Samuel Eto’s charity game to come off in Antalya on the 16th of this month.

The game which is held to mark the 10th anniversary of the Samuel Eto foundation will see the best footballers in the globe come together for the game .

US military veteran expresses his indignation about recent police shootings by killing 5 white officers

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The ambush began with gunshots that killed five officers and sent screaming crowds scrambling for cover. It ended when a Dallas police bomb squad robot killed a gunman after negotiations failed.

President Paul Biya pardons French lawyer, Lydienne Yen-Ayoum, serving 25-year jail sentence

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Cameroonian President Paul Biya on Monday pardoned a French lawyer serving a 25-year sentence for stealing 1.5 million euros (R24,6m) from public funds.

Biya said in a statement read on state radio that Lydienne Yen-Ayoum, a Cameroonian who acquired French nationality after marrying a Frenchman, would no longer have to serve the remainder of her sentence.

MRI test puts 14 Cameroonian footballers exposed for age fraud

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Fourteen Cameroonian footballers suspected of having reduced their age to participate in the Under-17 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) were suspended by the country’s federation (Fecafoot).

“Fourteen players have just been exposed by an Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) test after they were pre-selected to participate in the junior AFCON to be held in Madagascar in 2017,” the Cameroonian state radio CRTV announced on Tuesday.

Cameroon, France's EDF clinch 700 billion CFA francs deal to build 420 MW hydropower plant

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Cameroon’s government and Electricite de France SA concluded a deal to build a 420 MW hydroelectricity plant that will increase the West Africa nation’s power capacity by more than a third.

Cameroonian and Chinese holders of diplomatic or service passports no longer require visas to enter either country

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The accord was sealed yesterday July 7, 2016 in Yaounde between the Minister of External Relations and the Chinese Ambassador to Cameroon.

Cameroonian and Chinese holders of diplomatic or service passports will no longer require visas to enter either country.

Cameroon mine company Alucam reduces consumption to countervail low dam levels

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Last week, managing director of Cameroon's national power company, Eneo, said that the low-flow period, characterised by the drop in the water levels in dams in Cameroon due to the drought, is now officially over for 2015, Business Cameroon reported.

Patrick Ekeng doctor charged with manslaughter

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The Romanian public prosecutor has charged emergency doctor Elena Duta with the manslaughter of former Cameroon midfielder Patrick Ekeng.

Ekeng, 26, collapsed during a league match for Dinamo Bucharest in May and died of heart failure.

Cameroonian mortuary attendant confesses to sleeping with dead bodies

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Sharkan Lucas, a Cameroonian, has revealed on a live interview that he had sex with dead bodies due to constant rejection from women.

Women have more passion in shopping

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Buying new clothes and other stuff has become a lifestyle for many women.

Women of today are proving to be powerful, fierce, independent and not afraid to portray their true self when it comes to shopping. The desires and needs of women are becoming very diverse, and have been increasing by the day when it comes to buying new stuffs.  Shopping has become most women’s lifestyle making them “addicted”.

Fishing vessel apprehended for violating fishing norms in Limbe

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The “Yang I” was caught fishing in restricted areas near Limbe on June 27, 2016.

A fishing vessel named Yang I, fishing in restricted Cameroon territorial water areas, was apprehended by a joint patrol team by the Maritime Naval Base in Limbe (Cameroon Navy) and the personnel of the Ministry of Livestock Fisheries and Animal Industries (MINEPIA) on 24 June, 2016.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic confirms his transfer to Manchester United

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The former Paris Saint-Germain striker took to Instagram to post a picture of Manchester United’s badge with a caption in typical Zlatan style.

He wrote: ‘Time to let the world know. My next destination is Manchester United I am coming.’