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Tuesday, 08-04-15, 10:57For a More Efficient ID Card[Cameroon Tribune] The State of Cameroon has opened a completely new page on the production of well secured identification documents in the country in a bit to get rid of the cacophony that has hitherto existed in the sector. An agreement signed between the Delegate General of National Security, Martin Mbarga Nguele and Frederic Trojani, Executive Director General in Charge of Government Programmes of the French company, Gemalto, empowers the latter to "furnish and put in place a new identification system considering the sho read more...
Tuesday, 08-04-15, 10:41New Commander for Multinational Force[Cameroon Tribune] Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari, has appointed Nigerian-born Major General Iliya Abbah as new commander of the 8,700-strong N'Djamena-based Multinational Joint Task Force set up by the African Union to fight Boko Haram. According to press reports that quoted Nigerian Military Spokesman, Major General Chris Olukolade on Thursday July 30, 2015, Major General Iliya Abbah replaces Major General Tukur Yusuf Buratai who was recently appointed Chief of Staff of Nigeria's Army. read more...
Monday, 08-03-15, 11:15Cameroon Deports 2,000 Nigerians[Independent (Lagos)] Lagos -Few days after President Muhammadu Buhari's visit to Cameroon, the country at the weekend, deported over 2,000 Nigerians, reportedly living in the country illegally. The action, according to officials, was part of new security measures to prevent suicide attacks by Boko Haram terrorists. read more...
Monday, 08-03-15, 9:52Police Question Respected Newspaper Editor for Six Hours[RSF] Reporters Without Borders is alarmed by newspaper editor Xavier Messe's long interrogation by the Yaoundé judicial police on 29 July, which follows other examples in recent months of a more repressive government approach to journalists in Cameroon. read more...
Saturday, 08-01-15, 8:29Cameroon, Nigeria Pushes Fight Against Boko Haram[Deutsche Welle] The presidents of Nigeria and Cameroon have announced that they will be launching a multinational army to attack and eradicate the Boko Haram militant group. Chad, Benin and Niger will also be committing troops. read more...
Friday, 07-31-15, 18:06IFC Supports Afriland to Provide Trade Finance Guarantees to Corporates in Cameroon[PR Newswire] Douala, Cameroon -IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, has signed an agreement with Afriland First Bank Cameroon ("Afriland"), to enable it to expand its trade finance operations and extend more services to small and medium enterprises and corporate clients in Cameroon. The risk-mitigating scheme will provide guarantees to local importers and exporters that alleviate trade lines limitations and related constraints within the banking community. read more...
Friday, 07-31-15, 8:37Dark Cloud Hangs Over Nigeria and Cameroon - Biya[Daily Trust] Cameroonian President Paul Biya has said the Boko Haram insurgency represents a dark cloud which could rock the foundation of both Nigeria and his country. read more...
Friday, 07-31-15, 6:25Buhari, Biya Resolve Nigeria/Cameroon Border Demarcation[Leadership] Abuja -President Muhammadu Buhari and his Cameroonian counterpart, President Paul Biya yesterday resolved to ensure that the demarcation of the land border between Nigeria and Cameroon is completed before the end of the year. read more...
Thursday, 07-30-15, 7:12Bakassi - No Going Back On ICJ Verdict - Buhari[Leadership] President Muhammadu Buhari declared yesterday in Yaoundé, the capital of Cameroon, that as a law abiding nation, Nigeria would have to live with the verdict of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) which ceded the Bakassi Peninsula to Cameroon. read more...
Thursday, 07-30-15, 6:27Buhari - No Plan to Challenge Cameroon's Ownership of Bakassi Peninsula[Premium Times] Nigeria will abide by the ruling of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on the Bakassi Peninsula, President Muhammadu Buhari said on Wednesday in Yaoundé, the capital of Cameroon. read more...

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