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Josiane Kouagheu

UPDATE 1-Cameroon expects to double cocoa processing this season to 120,000 T

14 Aug 2019

DOUALA, Aug 14 Cocoa processing output in Cameroon, Africa's third biggest cocoa grower, is expected to double this season to 120,000 tonnes from 58,000 tonnes last season, the trade minister said while opening the new season.

Cameroonian girls defy prejudice to pursue soccer dreams

22 May 2019

YAOUNDE When Gaelle Asheri first started playing soccer in the dirt streets near her home in Cameroon's capital, she was the only girl on the informal neighbourhood teams which used stones for goal posts and kept score by chalking results on a wall. | Video

Cameroon's main opposition leader charged with rebellion - lawyer

13 Feb 2019

DOUALA Cameroon's main opposition leader, Maurice Kamto, has been charged in a military court with rebellion and seven other offences, indictments that could carry the death penalty, his lawyers said on Wednesday.

Cameroon's main opposition leader charged with rebellion -lawyer

13 Feb 2019

DOUALA Cameroon's main opposition leader, Maurice Kamto, has been charged in a military court with rebellion and seven other offences, indictments that could carry the death penalty, his lawyers said on Wednesday.

First food aid to reach Cameroon's Anglophones after months

09 Nov 2018

DOUALA, Cameroon (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Tens of thousands of people who fled Cameroon's separatist conflict will receive food aid next week after months of hiding in the forest with nothing to eat, the United Nations said.

Kidnapped children released in Cameroon, two teachers still held

07 Nov 2018

BAMENDA, Cameroon Kidnappers freed scores of school children and a driver in west Cameroon early on Wednesday, but kept hold of a principal and one teacher, officials said, following an abduction blamed on anglophone separatists. | Video

Biya wins Cameroon election to extend 36-year rule

23 Oct 2018

YAOUNDE Cameroonian President Paul Biya has won re-election by a landslide, official results showed on Monday, extending his 36-year rule despite claims from two leading opposition candidates that the vote was fraudulent. | Video

Cameroon candidate Kamto declares victory, ruling party denies

08 Oct 2018

YAOUNDE Cameroon opposition candidate Maurice Kamto declared victory in Sunday's presidential election, but incumbent President Paul Biya's party dismissed his claim as fantasy and accused him of breaking the law by making it. | Video

CORRECTED-UPDATE 2-Cameroon candidate Kamto declares victory, ruling party denies

08 Oct 2018

YAOUNDE, Oct 8 Cameroon opposition candidate Maurice Kamto declared victory in Sunday's presidential election, but incumbent President Paul Biya's party dismissed his claim as fantasy and accused him of breaking the law by making it.

Polls close in Cameroon after vote marked by separatist unrest

07 Oct 2018

YAOUNDE/DOUALA, Cameroon Cameroon saw isolated incidents of unrest in separatist Anglophone regions during voting on Sunday in an election widely expected to extend the rule of President Paul Biya, one of Africa's last multi-decade leaders. | Video

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