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2017-09-20 Anti-Terror Laws Brand Journalists As Terrorists
[CPJ] In 2014, Cameroon enacted a broad anti-terror law as part of its effort to counter the extremist group Boko Haram, but authorities are using it to arrest and threaten local journalists who report on the militants or unrest in the country's English-speaking regions. A presidential decree in August 2017 ended legal proceedings against at least four journalists, but the laws that were used against them are still in place. RFI broadcaster Ahmed Abba remains in jail. With elections due to take place next year,

2017-09-20 Preserving Achievements
[Cameroon Tribune] This academic year starts on two streams for francophone and Anglophone Universities

2017-09-20 South West - Schools Being Well Protected
[Cameroon Tribune] The Administration is sparing no effort to enable safe learning and teaching in schools.

2017-09-20 Publisher Detained for More Than Eight Months
[CPJ] Police arrested Mofor Ndong, the Bamenda-based publisher of the independent bi-monthly newspaper, Voice of the Voiceless, on February 9, 2017 in Buea, the capital of Cameroon's English-speaking Southwest region, according to media reports.

2017-09-20 Back-to-School - Disabled Persons Receive Assistance
[Cameroon Tribune] They were given aid by the Association for the Disabled Graduates on August 29, 2017.

2017-09-20 Table Tennis - Nyoh, Ntumnyuy, Champions
[Cameroon Tribune] The finals of the national table tennis championship took place in Yaounde on Saturday September 16, 2017

2017-09-19 Electoral Process - Cameroon to Get Sustainable Support
[Cameroon Tribune] The Secretary General of the International Organisation of La Francophonie has dispatched an information mission to Cameroon.

2017-09-20 Handball - World Cup Participation Campaign Launched
[Cameroon Tribune] A protocol agreement between FECAHAND and CT&COM for the development of Cameroon's handball was signed in Yaounde on September 15.

2017-09-20 Bamenda - Explosions Being Investigated
[Cameroon Tribune] Security services are looking into two incidents that spread fear among Bamenda inhabitants last weekend.

2017-09-19 Afrobasket 2017 - Tunisia Dethrones Nigeria
[Cameroon Tribune] The Carthage Eagles beat Nigeria in Rades to become new African Basketball Champions.

2017-09-19 Athletics Cup - Injs, Nzuimanto Emerge Winners
[Cameroon Tribune] The second edition of the Cup of Cameroon took place in Yaounde on Saturday September 16, 2017.

2017-09-19 Ill Treatment Inlicted on Detainees at the Bafoussam Central Prison
[] Frontline Fighters for Citizen's Interests [FFCI] strongly condemn the fatal shooting to death of a mentally deranged inmate at the Bafoussam Central Prison, today, September 19, 2017. FFCI records show that the Bafoussam Central Prison has been guilty of many other similar cases of this nature in the past seven years but no action has so far been taken against the perpetrators.

2017-09-19 Peculiarity of the Ongoing Session
[Cameroon Tribune] While it is the first for leaders of some great nations, the outcome is hoped to be that which can better surmount global challenges.

2017-09-19 Becoming More Than Just an Asset
[Cameroon Tribune] The growing interest in the ICT domain was noticed by the Head of State, Paul Biya who made available the necessary requirements for youths to keep abreast with modern technologies

2017-09-19 UN Systems Reforms - Peace, Security Focus Attention
[Cameroon Tribune] Cameroon yesterday in New York endorsed decisions at a high-level meeting ahead of today's official opening of the 72nd UN General Assembly.

2017-09-19 Chantal Biya Joins Peace Initiatives
[Cameroon Tribune] The First Lady will join her peers in advocating for a decent life for all people and the sustainability of the planet during this General Assembly.

2017-09-18 Land Rights Abuses Threaten Survival of Forest People
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Yaounde -"This disturbing situation foreshadows a future where we, as indigenous peoples, will no longer have land"

2017-09-18 CPJ to Release Report On Cameroon's Press Freedom Crackdown
[PR Newswire] New York -The Committee to Protect Journalists will release its report, "Journalists Not Terrorists: In Cameroon, anti-terror legislation is used to silence critics and suppress dissent," on September 20.

2017-09-18 Electoral Process - 'La Francophonie' Mission Awaited
[Cameroon Tribune] "The Minister of Communication informs the national and international public that Mr. OUEDRAOGO Désiré Kadré, former Burkina Faso's Prime Minister and former President of the Economic Community of Western African States (ECOWAS), will be on a working visit in Yaounde from Monday 18 to Friday 22 September 2017, in his capacity as Head of the Mission of"La Francophonie" in charge of the electoral process in Cameroon. In addition to Mr. OUEDRAOGO, the mission is composed of high profile p

2017-09-18 Kevin Njomo Kamdem - 'Work Has Been Properly Spelt Out'
[Cameroon Tribune] FIFA gave us three assignments and this within six months. The three assignments are very important because they are what constitute our job task. It is just looking at the three, organising ourselves and making sure all of them are tackled at the same time. Also, the members have already looked at the aspect of competition because competitions are going already. They have been in the stadium to watch two matches and off course they were there to encourage the U-20 women's Football team before they left fo

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