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Stoke sign Cameroon forward Choupo-Moting on a free transfer

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Stoke sign Cameroon forward Choupo-Moting on a free transfer

- LONDON (Reuters) - Stoke City have brought in Cameroon winger Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting on a three-year contract on a free transfer, the Premier League club said on Monday. The 28-year-old, who has spent the last three seasons at Schalke 04, is the Midlands club’s fourth signing of the close season following Darren Fletcher, Kurt Zouma and Josh Tymon. "Eric has been on our radar for several years and we actually tried to bring him to the club four years ago," Chief Executive Tony Scholes told the club website
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Suicide bomber kills seven in northern Cameroon

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Suicide bomber kills seven in northern Cameroon

- DOUALA: 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 are young women forced to enter populated areas with explosives strapped to their bodies
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Cameroon soccer star Milla tackles plastic flooding menace

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Cameroon soccer star Milla tackles plastic flooding menace

- YAOUNDE, Cameroon: Roger Milla, who shot to worldwide fame for his World Cup goal celebrations, is now tackling flooding with a scheme to turn plastic blocking Cameroon's drains into building blocks. Milla's Coeur d'Afrique (Heart of Africa) is paying unemployed young people to collect the plastic which blocks drains and exacerbates flooding in Cameroon, with the waste then turned into slabs that can be used instead of concrete
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Cameroon soccer star Milla tackles plastic flooding menace

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Cameroon soccer star Milla tackles plastic flooding menace

- YAOUNDE, Cameroon (Reuters) - Roger Milla, who shot to worldwide fame for his World Cup goal celebrations, is now tackling flooding with a scheme to turn plastic blocking Cameroon's drains into building blocks. Milla's Coeur d'Afrique (Heart of Africa) is paying unemployed young people to collect the plastic which blocks drains and exacerbates flooding in Cameroon, with the waste then turned into slabs that can be used instead of concrete
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Love hotels targeted to fight HIV among Cameroon's teens

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Love hotels targeted to fight HIV among Cameroon's teens

- GUIDER, Cameroon | AFP | The two big maps show the districts of the northern Cameroonian town of Guider along with its brothels, nightclubs and other seedy spots to identify places from where AIDS could spread among adolescents. Cameroon, a country of 23 million that hugs Africa’s Gulf of Guinea, has one of the highest HIV/AIDS prevalence rates in the world
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Women with HIV in Cameroon still stigmatised

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Women with HIV in Cameroon still stigmatised

- Yaoundé (AFP) - Blandine, a 28-year-old mother of a baby girl, sits restlessly on a chair in a women's health centre in Cameroon's capital, not knowing how or what to feel as she waits for an HIV test. Blandine is HIV positive. But the waiting is not for her -- it is to find out whether her one-year-old girl also has the human immunodeficiency virus
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Women with HIV in Cameroon still stigmatised

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Women with HIV in Cameroon still stigmatised

- Yaound - Blandine, a 28-year-old mother of a baby girl, sits restlessly on a chair in a womens' health centre in Cameroon's capital, not knowing how or what to feel as she waits for an HIV test. Blandine is HIV positive. But the waiting is not for her - it is to find out whether her one-year-old girl also has the human immunodeficiency virus
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Boko Haram suspects tortured in Cameroon, Amnesty says

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Boko Haram suspects tortured in Cameroon, Amnesty says

- Suspected Boko Haram fighters have been "brutally tortured" by security forces in Cameroon, a rights group says.Amnesty International said in a report that the suspects, including women and children, were beaten, water-boarded and forced into stress positions.The cases allegedly happened between 2013 and 2017, and dozens of detainees died as a result, it added.Cameroon's government has not commented. Boko Haram frequently carries out attacks in the country
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More than 30 missing after Cameroon military boat sinks

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More than 30 missing after Cameroon military boat sinks

- than 30 people are missing after a boat belonging to an eliteCameroonian military unit sank off the coast on Sunday, the president's office said. The logistics boat belonging to the Rapid Intervention Brigade, which has fought Nigerian Islamist group Boko Haram in recent years, was carrying 37 people when it capsized early Sunday morning, the presidency said in a statement. Three soldiers were rescued but 34 passengers are still unaccounted for, the statement said
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Spurs' Cameroon forward Njie joining Marseille

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Spurs' Cameroon forward Njie joining Marseille

- LONDON: Tottenham Hotspur's Cameroon forward Clinton Njie is moving to Olympique de Marseille on a permanent deal after spending last season there on loan, the Premier League club said on Sunday. "We have reached agreement with Marseille for the permanent transfer of Clinton Njie," Spurs announced in a statement on their website (www.tttenhamhotspur.com). Njie made 23 appearances and scored four goals for the Ligue 1 team last term, having struggled to establish himself at Spurs especially after a serious knee injury in December 2015
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Cameroon Gitawo aweereddwa ekitanda nga biwalattaka: Ali bubi

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Cameroon Gitawo aweereddwa ekitanda nga biwalattaka: Ali bubi

- Gitawo awereddwa ekitanda ng’ali mu mbeera mbi. Munywanyi we Meddie Ssentongo gw’abeera naye e South Africa agamba puleesa yamukubidde mu kubbo bwe baabadde bava mu kibuga Durban nga bakomawo e Johannesburg gye basula. “Twabadde tuva ku kivvulu kya Durban July ekyabaddewo ku wiikendi nga kino kibeearwo buli mwaka. Olw’okuba twabadde n'enteekateeka okubaako abantu be tusisinkana mu kkubo ku nsonga za bizinensi, twasazeewo okuvuga mmotoka tuyite wansi
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Cameroon coach Broos livid with ref

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Cameroon coach Broos livid with ref

- Cameroon coach Hugo Broos slammed the decision to send off Ernest Mabouka in yesterday morning's (Singapore time) 3-1 defeat by Germany as the video assistant referee (VAR) system again came under scrutiny at the Confederations Cup. Timo Werner netted twice as Germany set up a semi-final clash against Mexico, but Cameroon were seething at the dismissal of Mabouka, who was initially spared after a case of mistaken identity
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Confederations Cup 2017: Germany down 10-man Cameroon, Chile draw against Australia

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Confederations Cup 2017: Germany down 10-man Cameroon, Chile draw against Australia

- * German coach Loew relishes Mexico test at Confederations Cup * Cameroon coach unhappy with the organisation of the event * Australia boss regrets missed opportunities Germany's Joachim Loew said he is looking forward to facing Mexico on Thursday in the Confederations Cup semi-finals after the world champions pipped Chile to top spot in Group B. The Germans play Mexico in Sochi for a place in next Sunday's final in Saint Petersburg while Chile meet Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal in the other last-four clash on Wednesday in Kazan
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Australia, Cameroon hopes hit after 1-1 draw

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Australia, Cameroon hopes hit after 1-1 draw

- Australia fought back to draw 1-1 with Cameroon in the Confederations Cup on Thursday, a result that further dents both countries’ hopes of progressing in the eight-team tournament in Russia. Andre Franck Zambo Anguissa put Cameroon ahead with the last touch of the first half, but a Mark Milligan penalty on the hour mark ensured a first point for both in Group B
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Confederations Cup | Cameroon 1 – Australia 1

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Confederations Cup | Cameroon 1 – Australia 1

- Christian Bassagog of Cameroon in action Australia started on the front foot and created the first chance of the match after three minutes. Robbie Kruse fired a shot from the edge of the penalty area that was neutralised by Fabrice Ondoa. Cameroon responded on the 7th minute. Benjamin Moukandjo served Vincent Aboubakar inside the penalty area and the latter hit a low shot that went slightly wide
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Football - Australia, Cameroon hopes hit after 1-1 draw - Football

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Football - Australia, Cameroon hopes hit after 1-1 draw - Football

- ST PETERSBURG, Russia (Reuters) - Australia fought back to draw 1-1 with Cameroon in the Confederations Cup on Thursday, a result that further dents both countries’ hopes of progressing in the eight-team tournament in Russia. Andre Franck Zambo Anguissa put Cameroon ahead with the last touch of the first half, but a Mark Milligan penalty on the hour mark ensured a first point for both in Group B
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NMG's Cameroon writer honoured

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NMG's Cameroon writer honoured

- Yaoundé. The Cameroon-based Nation Media Group (NMG) correspondent has won an investigative journalism award in his country. Mr Ndi Eugene Ndi was declared winner of the third edition of the Forest Media Awards (ForMA) in the print media category. ForMA seeks to contribute to the improvement of forest governance in Cameroon through the media. The competition was organised by a local NGO, the Forest and Rural Development (FODER) and the ministries of Communication and Forestry in collaboration with the European Union, the German International Corporation (GIZ), among others
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  • Stoke sign Cameroon forward Choupo-Moting on a free transfer
    Stoke sign Cameroon forward Choupo-Moting on a free transfer

    , thestar.com.my

    LONDON (Reuters) - Stoke City have brought in Cameroon winger Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting on a three-year contract on a free transfer, the Premier League club said on Monday. The 28-year-old, who has spent the last three seasons at Schalke 04, is the Midlands club’s fourth signing of the close season following Darren Fletcher, Kurt Zouma and Josh Tymon. "Eric has been on our radar for several years and we actually tried to bring him to the club four years ago," Chief Executive Tony Scholes told the club website
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  • African Union partnership to foster job opportunities for African rural youth
    African Union partnership to foster job opportunities for African rural youth

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    19 October 2016 The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has partnered with the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) to generate job and business opportunities for young people in rural Benin, Cameroon, Malawi, and Niger, thanks to a $4 million grant from the Africa Solidarity Trust Fund. A new agreement was signed today by FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva and NEPAD Planning and Coordination Agency (NPCA) Chief
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  • Stoke sign Cameroon forward Choupo-Moting on a free transfer
    Stoke sign Cameroon forward Choupo-Moting on a free transfer

    , thestar.com.my

    LONDON (Reuters) - Stoke City have brought in Cameroon winger Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting on a three-year contract on a free transfer, the Premier League club said on Monday. The 28-year-old, who has spent the last three seasons at Schalke 04, is the Midlands club’s fourth signing of the close season following Darren Fletcher, Kurt Zouma and Josh Tymon. "Eric has been on our radar for several years and we actually tried to bring him to the club four years ago," Chief Executive Tony Scholes told the club website
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  • Cameroon court denies bail to Anglophone protesters
    Cameroon court denies bail to Anglophone protesters

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    YAOUNDE: A Cameroonian military court on Wednesday threw out a request for bail for three English-speaking activists who could face the death penalty for taking part in a protest against the government of President Paul Biya. The case has stoked opposition to Biya and widened divisions between majority French-speaking and smaller Anglophone populations, the legacy of Cameroon's unique history of being carved up between British and French colonists a century ago
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  • Suicide bomber kills seven in northern Cameroon
    Suicide bomber kills seven in northern Cameroon

    , channelnewsasia.com

    DOUALA: 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 are young women forced to enter populated areas with explosives strapped to their bodies
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