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  • 01:54 Is Boko Haram Spreading Attacks From Nigeria To Cameroon?

    Is Boko Haram Spreading Attacks From Nigeria To Cameroon?

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    A wave of suicide attacks has left dozens of people dead across Nigeria and Cameroon within a week's time. No groups have claimed responsibility for the attacks, but officials suspect they were carried out by Boko Haram.

  • 01:36 Boko Haram Violence: Cameroon Extends Ban On Full Veil To Prevent Suicide Attacks

    Boko Haram Violence: Cameroon Extends Ban On Full Veil To Prevent Suicide Attacks

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    It's the time of day when Foumban's Muslim worshipers head to the mosque to pray. Cameroon is on the state of high alert after the recent deadly attacks and several measures have been taken, including banning niqhab

  • 00:40 Suicide Bomber Kills At Least 10 In Cameroon

    Suicide Bomber Kills At Least 10 In Cameroon

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    A governor in Cameroon says a suicide bombing blamed on Islamic militants has killed at least 10 people. The attack on a popular night spot Saturday evening in the town of Maroua comes just days after other violence blamed on Boko Haram militants left at

  • 01:18 President Buhari Makes First Official Trip To Cameroon

    President Buhari Makes First Official Trip To Cameroon

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    Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has travelled to neighbouring Cameroon to discuss the crisis. This comes after President Paul Biya ordered two thousand extra troops to deploy along Cameroon's northern border, to better battle Boko Haram.

  • 45:53 Death Fog

    Death Fog

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    It resembles a terrifying Stephen King novel, but it's all too real. In a lakeside village in Cameroon, West Africa, 2,000 people mysteriously die in one night. Witnesses claim their neighbors were suffocated by a white fog as they slept. Without any othe

  • 04:17 Jazz Artist Micheline Ewang Dissongo

    Jazz Artist Micheline Ewang Dissongo

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    VOA’s Esther Githui-Ewart chats with Micheline Ewang Dissongo, a Cameroonian artist based here in Washington, DC. Micheline uses her African roots to blend her neo-afro jazz music.

  • 01:32 Cameroon On Frontline Against Boko Haram

    Cameroon On Frontline Against Boko Haram

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    Boko Haram militants continue to strike beyond their strongholds in neighbouring Nigeria. But Cameroon is fighting back -- with a political and military crackdown on the jihadists. Boko Haram militants continue to strike beyond their strongholds in neighb

  • 02:01 Thousands Of Nigerians Have Fled To Northern Cameroon In Fear Of Boko Haram

    Thousands Of Nigerians Have Fled To Northern Cameroon In Fear Of Boko Haram

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    At least 45,000 Nigerians are now living as refugees. After a series of attacks by Boko Haram, families have sought safety in camps in northern Cameroon. CCTV's Kathryn Ogunde has more.

  • 01:49 Boko Haram Awareness Campaign In Cameroon

    Boko Haram Awareness Campaign In Cameroon

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    Shaken by Boko Haram attacks, Cameroon launches an awareness campaign to mobilize citizens against further violence. The government imposes restrictions on the wearing of Hijab and closes mosques in the most sensitive parts of the country, but some feel t

  • 00:59 Lake Chad Region Deploys Joint Force To Fight Boko Haram

    Lake Chad Region Deploys Joint Force To Fight Boko Haram

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    Military chiefs from the Lake Chad region have finalized details of the deployment of a joint force to fight Nigerian Islamist group Boko Haram. The officers have designated three command posts in Nigeria and Cameroon. At a two-day meeting in N'Djamena, w

  • 01:47 C.A.R. Economy: Cameroon Reopens Key Trading Route

    C.A.R. Economy: Cameroon Reopens Key Trading Route

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    Trade between that country and Cameroon is set to improve. Long negotiations have led to the reopening of the Douala Bangui road, considered essential for the C.A.R's economy. This report now from CCTV's Mahia Mutua.

  • 02:20 Aliko Dangote Launches 1.5 Million Ton Cement Plant In Douala

    Aliko Dangote Launches 1.5 Million Ton Cement Plant In Douala

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    Africa's richest man, Aliko Dangote launched a 250 million U.S. Dollar cement plant in Cameroon's capital, Douala this week. The Dangote Cement plant will have a capacity of 1.5 million metric tonnes of cement per year. It's in line with the billionaires

  • 01:37 Schools In Cameroon Re-open Under Tight Security

    Schools In Cameroon Re-open Under Tight Security

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    Up to six million children have returned to school in Cameroon, under tight security. Learning had been disrypted following recent deadly attacks carried out in the northern region by suspected Islamist group Boko Haram. Kathryn Ogunde reports on this.

  • 01:31 Solar Lamps Light Way Despite Cameroon Blackouts

    Solar Lamps Light Way Despite Cameroon Blackouts

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    Many Cameroonian residents have had to contend with unprecedented power cuts. The government has promised to improve the country's hydroelectric dam and power lines but in the meantime, ordinary Cameroonians, especially students, have been relying on sola

  • 01:55 Cameroonian Turns Rubbish Into Clean Energy

    Cameroonian Turns Rubbish Into Clean Energy

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    The unsightly fruit and vegetable debris scattered in the streets and marketplaces of Cameroon's capital Douala are no longer just rubbish, but a source of raw materials. Here is a look at an interesting startup that is transforming the waste into ecofrie

  • 03:12 Nigeria Welcomes The Deploying Of U.S. Troops To Cameroon

    Nigeria Welcomes The Deploying Of U.S. Troops To Cameroon

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    Nigerian government is welcoming the decision of the US to send 300 troops to Cameroon to help in the fight against the insurgents.

  • 01:27 Insurgency Affecting Cameroon's Tourism

    Insurgency Affecting Cameroon's Tourism

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    Boko Haram doesn't just threaten Nigeria, but the entire Lake Chad basin region. That includes Cameroon, where tourism has been taking a knock because of the militant threat.

  • 05:39 Cameroon Suicide Blast: Death Toll Rises To 12 In Mosque Bombing

    Cameroon Suicide Blast: Death Toll Rises To 12 In Mosque Bombing

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    To Cameroon, where more details have been emerging of the deadly suicide blast. The death toll now stands at twelve after a victim died of his wounds in hospital. A suicide bomber went inside a mosque in the town of Kolofata. While worshippers were prayin

  • 00:46 At Least 19 Dead In Twin Suicide Attack In North Cameroon

    At Least 19 Dead In Twin Suicide Attack In North Cameroon

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    At least 19 people have been killed and over 50 others injured in twin suicide attacks, in northern Cameroon. According to military sources, two men walked into a market in Meme in the north of the country, and blew themselves up. It was the first time th

  • 00:47 Death Toll From The Attack In Cameroon Still At 4, At Least 20 People Injured

    Death Toll From The Attack In Cameroon Still At 4, At Least 20 People Injured

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    In Cameroon, residents of Mora town are still in shock a day after a suicide attack. At least three civilians and a bomber were killed in the attack. Around 20 others are wounded. Mora town -- which is near the Nigerian border -- is the headquarters of th

  • 01:49 At Least 53 Killed In Cameroon Train Tragedy

    At Least 53 Killed In Cameroon Train Tragedy

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    Emergency response teams are still on the scene in Cameroon, after a passenger train derailed on Friday morning. According to local officials more than 50 people have so far been confirmed dead. The passenger train was traveling from the capital Yaounde t

  • 00:50 UNICEF Calls Attention To C. A. R. Refugees In Cameroon

    UNICEF Calls Attention To C. A. R. Refugees In Cameroon

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    Over 250,000 refugees from Central African Republic are living in neighbouring Cameroon with a large number spread out across villages. Last week, clashes between militia groups in the C.A.R. killed 25 people while exchanges of gunfire between UN peacekee

  • 02:53 UNICEF: Children Are In A Vulnerable Situation In Cameroon

    UNICEF: Children Are In A Vulnerable Situation In Cameroon

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    Thousands of refugees from the Central African Republic continue to flee from violence in the country, causing a massive influx of refugees in neighboring Cameroon. The refugees fleeing are mostly women and children. Here's more on that story

  • 01:08 Cameroonian Runner Foimi Wins 2nd Edition Of Annual Abidjan International Marathon

    Cameroonian Runner Foimi Wins 2nd Edition Of Annual Abidjan International Marathon

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    The second edition of the Abidjan International Marathon took place in the Ivorian capital city on Tuesday. Cameroon's Justin Foimi crossed the finish line first, with a time of 2 hours and 28 minutes. In the 42 kilometer race, the previous titleholder, B

  • 01:01 100 Arrested For Demanding English Be Officially Recognised

    100 Arrested For Demanding English Be Officially Recognised

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    In Cameroon, security forces have arrested about 100 people during protests over alleged discrimination against English-speaking people. The protestors have been complaining about the use of French in English-speaking areas across Cameroon.

  • 01:53 Women In Cameroon Meet In Hair Salons To Discuss HIV Awareness, Prevention

    Women In Cameroon Meet In Hair Salons To Discuss HIV Awareness, Prevention

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    In Cameroon, hair salon owners are fighting the HIV/AIDS epidemic differently. They're offering an access to female condoms and hosting discussions in a space where customers feel comfortable.

  • 00:59 Turkish Company Unveils $23 Dollar Cement Plant In Cameroon's Douala

    Turkish Company Unveils $23 Dollar Cement Plant In Cameroon's Douala

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    As more and more multinationals increase their exposure to Africa's fast growing building and infrastructure sector, Medcem, which is controlled by the Turkish group - Eren Holdings, has unveiled a new 13 billion US dollar cement plant in Douala, Cameroon

  • 02:59 Cameroon's Online Doctor Uses Web To Educate People On Health Matters

    Cameroon's Online Doctor Uses Web To Educate People On Health Matters

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    Poor infrastructure is a major challenge in Cameroon, which in turn is affecting access to healthcare. However, one medical doctor is working to transform the way people in the country access medical information. Dr Sea gives health advice online, reachin

  • 02:35 Egypt And Cameroon Unlikely Finalists, But They Fought Hard

    Egypt And Cameroon Unlikely Finalists, But They Fought Hard

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    The 2017 Africa Cup of Nations comes to an end in Gabon on Sunday. Egypt take on Cameroon in what's sure to be a mouthwatering final. And yet neither team was favoured for the final. Still, they proved their mettle with each hard-fought game. Egypt are hu

  • 02:24 Cassava Proving To Be Lucrative With Small-scale Farmers In Cameroon

    Cassava Proving To Be Lucrative With Small-scale Farmers In Cameroon

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    Cassava feeds millions of people across Africa. But lack of finances, poor planning and marketing of the crop partly explain why farmers in Cameroon hardly view it as a lucrative crop. But one agricultural production agency is now working with small-scale

  • 00:40 AFCON Champions Cameroon Welcomed Home

    AFCON Champions Cameroon Welcomed Home

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    Cameroon's national football team received a rapturous welcome in the streets of Yaounde on Wednesday as they paraded their 2017 Africa Cup of Nations trophy. The team had earlier been welcomed and received by President Paul Biya at the presidential palac

  • 00:37 Cameroon Climb 29 Places In Latest World Order In FIFA

    Cameroon Climb 29 Places In Latest World Order In FIFA

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    And for their exploits at the Africa Cup of Nations, Cameroon have been rewarded with this month's biggest move in the latest FIFA world rankings.The country has shot up 29 places in the world and moved into third in Africa -- up from 12th. AFCON finalist

  • 01:30 3 Activists In Cameroon Plead Not Guilty To Terrorism Charges

    3 Activists In Cameroon Plead Not Guilty To Terrorism Charges

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    Three activists in Cameroon have pleaded not guilty on charges of terrorism during a military tribunal in the capital, Yaounde. They are accused of encouraging the English-speaking regions of Cameroon to secede. If convicted, they could face the death pen

  • 00:35 UNHCR Says Nigerian Refugees Have Been Forcibly Repatriated From Cameroon

    UNHCR Says Nigerian Refugees Have Been Forcibly Repatriated From Cameroon

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    The United Nations refugee agency has expressed deep concerns over what's happening in Cameroon. It says more than 500 Nigerian refugees in Cameroon's far north region have been forcibly repatriated. The refugees fled attacks by the insurgent group Boko H

  • 01:29 Anglophone Political Tensions Overshadow Annual Mount Cameroon Race

    Anglophone Political Tensions Overshadow Annual Mount Cameroon Race

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    The 2017 Mount Cameroon race of hope struggled to shake off the political tensions that have engulfed Anglophone parts of the Central African state. The competition is an annual event held in the mountainous South West region of the country, drawing athle