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Cameroon Film Industry: Anglophone 'Collywood' on everybody's screen

Cameroon Film Industry: Anglophone ‘Collywood’ on everybody’s screen

The Anglophone community is pretty small compared to the English-speaking part of Cameroon, yet popular. With its amazing movies trooping into the film industry in Cameroon and the number of Cameroonians living abroad, Amazon and Netflix have picked interest. Currently Netflix has selected four films for streaming. “It was a long fight to actually get …

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Cameroon Arrests Ivory Smugglers, Seizes 118 Elephant Tusks

Cameroon authorities arrested four ivory smugglers attempting to transport nearly 120 elephant tusks through the country’s south, officials said Friday. The group had trafficked nearly 675 kilograms (1,500 pounds) of the illicit cargo from neighboring Gabon, which is home to more than half of Africa’s remaining forest elephants. They hid their haul in the bottom …

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Champions League : Cameroonian Striker finally ends PSG’s decades of frustrations

Top French team, Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) rose from the verge of another disappointing Champions League exit in Lisbon to qualify last evening for the semi-finals of this year’s European Champions League. This is the first time the club is reaching this stage of the competition since 1995 despite spending heavily each year. Now they are …

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Cameroon’s Italia 90 World Cup team to get promised houses after 30 years

In a scenario that is not uncommon in Africa, Cameroon’s famous side that reached the quarter-finals of the 1990 World Cup in Italy will finally get the houses promised to them by President Paul Biya 30 years ago.Some of the players are already dead including, Louis Paul Mfede, Benjamin Massing and Stephen Tataw. According to …

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Cameroon holds first peace talks with main separatist insurgents

Representatives of Cameroon’s government held talks last week with the main leaders of an Anglophone separatist insurgency for the first time since the conflict began in 2017, a separatist leader and two security sources said on Friday. Julius Ayuk Tabe, the most prominent separatist leader who is currently serving a life sentence in prison for …

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English-Speaking Cameroonian refugees Claim harassment after govt declares security alert

Cameroon’s displaced Anglophones, who fled from the separatist war in western regions to the capital, are accusing authorities of harassment.  Last week, the government declared a security alert following two explosions in Yaounde and began raids on houses in English-speaking majority neighborhoods. Many English-speaking Cameroonians in the capital say they have stories of ordeals with …

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Cameroon neutralises rebel activities on major highway to Nigeria

The military in Cameroon  this week said it had killed at least 13 separatist fighters who blocked the Bamenda-Enugu Road for two months and were demanding illegal tolls. The rebels denied it was their fighters and blamed other armed groups. General Valere Nka, commander of Cameroonian forces fighting separatists in the English-speaking North West region, said …

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We are working on boundary demarcation with Cameroon not ceding of any territory- Nigeria

We are working on boundary demarcation with Cameroon not ceding of any territory- Nigeria Nigeria has dismissed global reports that the UN is planning to cede 24 local government areas from her territory to a new country to be be created from Southern Cameroon known as Ambazonia. The acting Director-General of the National Boundary Commission …

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Nigeria, Cameroon show reluctance in ceding territories to new African state

If everything follows the agreement signed some years ago by former President Olusegun Obasanjo, Nigeria will need to cede a whooping 24 local councils by July 10 this year, to a new country to be known as United Nations Organisation (UNO) State of Cameroon. President Paul Biya must also effectively withdraw his country’s soldiers  from the …

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Cameroon enforces compulsory face mask as govt Begins Large-scale Chloroquine Production

Cameroon has required the wearing of face masks by all of its citizens and begun large scale production of Chloroquine to treat COVID-19. The country says its hospitals are already overwhelmed, with more than 850 confirmed cases within 6 weeks, yet it expects confirmed COVID cases to rise into the several thousands. Almost everyone on …

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