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WHY NIGERIA MUST HELP RESCUE ‘AMBAZONIA’ SOUTHERN CAMEROON FROM PAUL BIYA

What began as a civil protest by some disgruntled English-speaking lawyers, teachers, and students from Southern Cameroon, against the marginalization of the French-speaking majority in 2016, is now gradually degenerating

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SAFA TO MAKE BID TO HOST AFCON 2019

JOHANNESBURG – The South African Football Association (Safa) has on Sunday confirmed that it will make a bid to host the Africa Cup of Nations tournament in 2019. This after

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PRESIDENT BIYA RE-ELECTED WITH 71.3 % OF VOTE IN CAMEROON

YAOUNDÉ – Paul Biya, who has ruled Cameroon with an iron fist since 1982, on Monday won a landslide victory in a controversial presidential election, as the government tightened security

IN NIGERIA, ANGLOPHONE CAMEROONIANS TURN TO LOW PAID LABOUR

Thousands who fled a government crackdown on protests struggle for basic necessities in neighbouring Nigeria. Agbokim Waterfalls, Nigeria – Stella Obi wakes every morning in search of odd jobs in

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REFUGEES FLEE VIOLENCE IN CAMEROON INTO NEIGHBOURING NIGERIA

Since separatists declared an independent ‘Ambazonia’ state in south Cameroon, tens of thousands have fled violence into Nigeria and relief workers are struggling to keep up. Relief workers in southern

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CAMEROON’S FORGOTTEN REFUGEES IN NIGERIA

More than 21,000 people from Cameroon’s Anglophone region have fled to Nigeria in recent months. Not only do they struggle to find enough to eat but also have to come

SOLDIERS KILLED WOMEN AND CHILDREN IN CAMEROON

Cameroonian soldiers fired shots at women and children accused of being Boko Haram terrorists. After beating and dragging them to an area for execution, they blindfold and shoot them dead.

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CAMEROON’S NIGERIAN BUSINESS COMMUNITY IS FLEEING AS THE ANGLOPHONE CRISIS DEEPENS

Kumba, Cameroon The economy of the troubled English-speaking regions in northwest and southwest Cameroon is slowly grinding to a halt as the long-drawn out security crisis is forcing local businessmen

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Nigeria hold on to end Cameroon’s World Cup hopes

Nigeria missed the opportunity to all but confirm a spot at next year’s World Cup as they stumbled to a 1-1 draw against Cameroon, but still confirmed the African champions’

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West Africa News Report with Precilia Mbemba

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