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Cameroon: Marc-Vivien Foe – A friend of football who died playing

Marc-Vivien Foe, was a Cameroonian international and professional footballer who gained global fame following his death during an international competitive fixture in the FIFA Confederations Cup years ago. He died on 26 June 2003, when the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon took on Columbia in the semi-final clash of the competition. …

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Six killed in Cameroon suicide attack

A double suicide attack killed six civilians on Wednesday in Cameroon’s restive Far North, which is regularly hit by Nigeria-based Boko Haram jihadists, security sources said. The deadly blasts happened in Kolofata, where nine people died in a double suicide bombing in early June. “There were eight killed, six civilians …

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Two killed in suicide bombing in Cameroon’s Far North

Two civilians have been killed in a suicide attack in Cameroon’s restive Far North, an area regularly targeted by Boko Haram jihadists, local sources said early Friday. The incident, which took place on Thursday evening, saw a female bomber entering Limani on the border with Nigeria and blowing herself up …

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Landlord confiscates tenant’s pot of Chicken soup over unpaid rent

An aggrieved landlord over the weekend shocked one of his tenants by confiscating the pot of chicken soup his wife had been cooking over 6 months rent. According to reports, the incident took place at Bassa neighborhood in Douala, Cameroon. Efforts made by other tenants to convince the landlord to …

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Cameroon arrests about 30 anti-Boko Haram soldiers over bonus protests

About thirty Cameroonian soldiers engaged in the fight against insurgent group, Boko Haram, have been arrested and sent to the capital, Yaounde. The Ministry of Defense said that the soldiers will be put before a judicial enquiry for obstructing free flow of vehicles in the Far North region where they were stationed. …

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Cameroonian soldiers block highway, call for wages to be paid

No fewer than fifty armed Cameroonian soldiers demanding unpaid salaries briefly blocked off a major highway in the north of Cameroon on Sunday morning, an army source and the government said. The soldiers, who were at the end of a tour near the border with Chad in Cameroon’s Far North …

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