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Cameroon Footballer, Sebastien Bassong banned from driving for 40-days

Footballer Sebastien Bassong has been banned from driving for at least 40-days after he was caught speeding at 110mph in his Maserati on a dual carriageway. The 31-year-old Cameroon international admitted speeding on the A11 near Thetford, Norfolk, in December 2016. During mitigation, Ipswich magistrates were told he is currently …

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Cameroon Prominent top lawyer quits anti-graft post to tackle Biya in 2018 Elections

Akere Muna, a prominent Cameroonian lawyer, has quit his post as an anti-graft campaigner as he prepares to contest for the presidency in polls slated for 2018. Until last week, he was a Chairperson of the international Anti-Corruption Conference (IACC). He tendered in his resignation on Monday October 16, 2017, …

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Cameroon ends internet shutdown on orders of President Paul Biya

Internet services in Cameroon’s English-speaking regions have been turned back on three months after they were cut off following protests. People were delighted when online access was restored in both regions on Thursday at 19:00 GMT. Before the ban, authorities had warned mobile phone users they faced jail for spreading …

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Three dead in suicide attack in Cameroon border town

Three people were killed and four others wounded on Wednesday in a suicide attack in Cameroon’s restive Far North, a local official said. “Just before 10:00 am, a suicide bomber who crossed from Nigeria entered Kolofata and blew himself up,” a source from the town’s vigilante committee said. “The blast …

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Cameroon: Patients stranded as doctors goes on strike

A doctors’ strike in Cameroon left patients without critical care in the capital Yaoude on Monday, the latest in a string of union actions that have crippled a country in the midst of political crisis. The doctors union, known as SYMEC, demanded better working conditions and pay and left nurses …

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Cameroon football legend Rigobert song cheats death, returns to homeland, 6 months after suffering stroke

40-year-old ex-Indomitable Lions international and former Liverpool defender Rigobert Song has thanked his fans, well wishers, football community and the Cameroonian government for the support and prayers they gave him as he arrived in his home country from France over the weekend. Song, in October 2016, was flown to France …

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