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October 26, 2011

Cameroon finished second to Senegal in their African Nations Cup qualifying group. The four-times winners missed out on the finals for only the second time in 16 attempts.

Cameroon confirmed the sacking of coach Javier Clemente on Tuesday, ending weeks of speculation over the fate of the Spaniard who failed to qualify the team for next year's African Nations Cup finals.

October 26, 2011

Cameroon finished second to Senegal in their African Nations Cup qualifying group. The four-times winners missed out on the finals for only the second time in 16 attempts.

Cameroon confirmed the sacking of coach Javier Clemente on Tuesday, ending weeks of speculation over the fate of the Spaniard who failed to qualify the team for next year's African Nations Cup finals.

October 26, 2011

The fact that many young athletes do not know about the illegality of some substances is an indictment of the National Olympic Committee.

Editor's note: continued from last week, this is the concluding part.

October 23, 2011

The project will help increase food security and alleviate poverty among farmers.

The World Cocoa Foundation (WCF), U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Sustainable Trade Initiative (IDH) say the new African Cocoa Initiative (WCF/ACI), a Global Development Alliance partnership to invest in sustainable cocoa programmes in West Africa, will be launched in the coming weeks.

October 22, 2011

The 78-year-old took over 77.9 percent of the votes against a field of more than 20 opposition candidates, allowing him to extend his 29-year rule of the oil producer nation for another 7-year term.

 

Cameroon President Paul Biya won re-election by a widely expected landslide, according to results issued by the central African state's top court on Friday, amid complaints from the opposition of fraud.

October 22, 2011

The 78-year-old took over 77.9 percent of the votes against a field of more than 20 opposition candidates, allowing him to extend his 29-year rule of the oil producer nation for another 7-year term.

 

Cameroon President Paul Biya won re-election by a widely expected landslide, according to results issued by the central African state's top court on Friday, amid complaints from the opposition of fraud.

October 20, 2011

The falcons had a 2-1 victory over their opponent during the first leg played at the National Stadium, Abuja in August.

Nigeria’s Women National Team, the Super Falcons, will fly out of the country this morning for Saturday’s London 2012 Olympics Women’s Football Tournament final qualifier against Cameroon’s Indomitable Lionesses.
The fixture is delicately poised after the Falcons could only edge their opponents 2-1 in the first leg played at the National Stadium, Abuja in August.

October 9, 2011

Incumbent President Paul Biya tipped as favourite. He has ruled for 29 years.

Voters in Cameroon head to the polls on Sunday, with incumbent President Paul Biya tipped to extend his 29-year rule over the central African state by beating more than 20 rivals from a fragmented opposition.

The one-round vote comes just weeks after a smooth handover of power in Zambia showed that Africa can deliver peaceful political change through the ballot box.

October 9, 2011

Incumbent President Paul Biya tipped as favourite. He has ruled for 29 years.

Voters in Cameroon head to the polls on Sunday, with incumbent President Paul Biya tipped to extend his 29-year rule over the central African state by beating more than 20 rivals from a fragmented opposition.

The one-round vote comes just weeks after a smooth handover of power in Zambia showed that Africa can deliver peaceful political change through the ballot box.

October 9, 2011

Election observers said early voting had begun peacefully but cited delays at some polling stations and irregularities, such as some voters being allowed to jump the queue.

Voters in Cameroon faced delays and organisational snags in an election on Sunday where President Paul Biya is expected to extend his 29-year rule over the central African state against a fragmented opposition.

The one-round vote comes just weeks after a smooth handover of power in Zambia showed that Africa can deliver peaceful political change through the ballot box.

October 9, 2011

Election observers said early voting had begun peacefully but cited delays at some polling stations and irregularities, such as some voters being allowed to jump the queue.

Voters in Cameroon faced delays and organisational snags in an election on Sunday where President Paul Biya is expected to extend his 29-year rule over the central African state against a fragmented opposition.

The one-round vote comes just weeks after a smooth handover of power in Zambia showed that Africa can deliver peaceful political change through the ballot box.

October 8, 2011

It is possible that while in his Geneva hotel room, he missed out on the radical change that has beset four African states over the last one year leading to the collapse of long suffering governments.

For a man who has been at the top echelon of the Cameroonian government since the West African state gained independence in 1960, Paul Biya is surely one to be reckoned with in the Cameroonian political scene.

September 21, 2011

The contract is part of a $700 million long term investment projection in the country's real sector.

The Dangote group yesterday signed a $ 115 million ( N 17.9 billion) Investment Agreement for the construction of a composite cement production plant in Cameroon.

The agreement is expected to produce 1.5 million metric tonnes of cement in Douala, the country's largest city, annually.

September 21, 2011

The contract is part of a $700 million long term investment projection in the country's real sector.

The Dangote group yesterday signed a $ 115 million ( N 17.9 billion) Investment Agreement for the construction of a composite cement production plant in Cameroon.

The agreement is expected to produce 1.5 million metric tonnes of cement in Douala, the country's largest city, annually.

August 16, 2011

The World's fifth largest cocoa producer experiences bumpy start to the year's growing season

Drought, hail and downpours in different parts of Cameroon have soured the start of the cocoa season in the world's No. 5 grower -- driving down quality, volumes and prices, farmers said on Monday.

The bumpy start to the year-long growing season in the central African state, which began Aug. 1, follows a record-sized 2010-11 crop that yielded around 236,000 tonnes.

August 16, 2011

The World's fifth largest cocoa producer experiences bumpy start to the year's growing season

Drought, hail and downpours in different parts of Cameroon have soured the start of the cocoa season in the world's No. 5 grower -- driving down quality, volumes and prices, farmers said on Monday.

The bumpy start to the year-long growing season in the central African state, which began Aug. 1, follows a record-sized 2010-11 crop that yielded around 236,000 tonnes.

May 23, 2011

The federal government is building a buffer dam in Taraba to check possible flooding of seven states.

The federal government has reiterated its preparedness to take adequate measures to prevent any disaster posed by the threat of eruption of Lake Nyos in Cameroon.

Three ministers gave the assurance during a joint assessment of the N42.9 billion Kashimbilla/Gamovo Buffer Dam project in Taraba State on Saturday. They include: Minister of Environment, John Odey; Obadiah Ando of Water Resources and Minister of State for Power, Nuhu Way.

May 1, 2011

Nigeria's under-20 team, the Flying Eagles have won the African Youth Championship after a 3-2 extra time win over Cameroon.

Nigeria's under-20 team, the Flying Eagles have won the African Youth Championship played in South Africa. They beat Cameroon 3-2 after extra-time in the final. 

The Cameroonians had gotten the game underway and dominated the first few minutes of the game, but with 11 minute gone Nigeria had her first clear cut chance as Lanre Kayode headed against the crossbar. Kayode would later be wrongly booked for simulation.

March 30, 2011

Violence has marred the run-up to elections next month in Borno state near Nigeria's borders with Chad, Cameroon and Niger. Politicians, religious leaders and police officers have been targeted in a spate of killings.

Police in Maiduguri thwarted a plot to bomb an opposition party election rally on Tuesday, while gunmen shot dead five people in separate incidents.

Violence has marred the run-up to elections next month in Borno state near Nigeria's borders with Chad, Cameroon and Niger. Politicians, religious leaders and police officers have been targeted in a spate of killings.

March 27, 2011

Jerome Ramatlhkwane was the hero for the Zebras, scoring the only goal in a 1-0 victory over Chad in N'Djamena. The winner came after 50 minutes as Botswana moved onto an unassailable 16 points in Group K.

Botswana became the first country to qualify for next year's CAF African Cup of Nations on Saturday while former champions Egypt and Cameroon saw their chances suffer setbacks.

Jerome Ramatlhkwane was the hero for the Zebras, scoring the only goal in a 1-0 victory over Chad in N'Djamena. The winner came after 50 minutes as Botswana moved onto an unassailable 16 points in Group K.

March 12, 2011

Cameroon and Nigeria have initiated talks to jointly exploit oil overlapping borders around the Bakassi peninsula, the chief mediators of both countries said on Friday.

Cameroon and Nigeria have initiated talks to jointly exploit oil overlapping borders around the Bakassi peninsula, the chief mediators of both countries said on Friday.

They were speaking at the close of a meeting of the Cameroon-Nigeria commission charged with the demarcation of disputed borders between the countries. The West African neighbors clashed for 15 years until a 2002 verdict of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) returned the oil-rich territory to Cameroon. The mixed commission is implementing the ICJ ruling.

March 12, 2011

Cameroon and Nigeria have initiated talks to jointly exploit oil overlapping borders around the Bakassi peninsula, the chief mediators of both countries said on Friday.

Cameroon and Nigeria have initiated talks to jointly exploit oil overlapping borders around the Bakassi peninsula, the chief mediators of both countries said on Friday.

They were speaking at the close of a meeting of the Cameroon-Nigeria commission charged with the demarcation of disputed borders between the countries. The West African neighbors clashed for 15 years until a 2002 verdict of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) returned the oil-rich territory to Cameroon. The mixed commission is implementing the ICJ ruling.