Cameroon Increases Medals in Glasgow

Ali Annabel Laure, Tomo Angele and Rebecca Muambo won silvers and bronze respectively to take the count to six at the Commonwealth Games. Contrary to information published in certain media that Cameroon now has six medals at the ongoing 20th edition of the Commonwealth Games taking place in Glasgow-Scotland, Cameroon has increased its tally to five medals. Outside the silver medals fetched for Cameroon by Ali Annabel Laure and bronze got Rebecca Muambo in the weightlifting 75kg and 48 kg respectively, there has been one more medal won by Cameroon…

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Cameroon Wins First Gold At Commonwealth Games

Won by Marie Fegue in the weight lifting discipline on July 28, 2014, the country now has five medals. Cameroon has won its first gold medal at the ongoing 20th edition of the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow-Scotland. The gold medal which happens to be the first for Cameroon since the 2002 Commonwealth Games in Manchester was won by Marie Fegue in the 69kg weightlifting category on Monday 28 July 2014. She lifted a total weight of 234kg 102kg snatch and 132kg in the clean and jerk. She was followed by…

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Male Circumcision – No Obligation, No Age Limit!

Circumcision, which is the cutting of the protecting loose skin of a boy’s penis for medical, traditional or religious reasons, is a common phenomenon, but regional and societal attitudes differ on whether there is need for a male to be circumcised and, if so, at what age. Experts in the sector say that there is no age limit as to when a man can be circumcised. They think the positive process all depends on the experience of the person doing the circumcision and not the age of the person being…

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Fcfa 2.5 Billion Needed for Monthly Salaries

The State needs about FCFA 15 billion for salaries before the ongoing fiscal year ends. The 5 per cent salary increase for civil servants decreed by the Head of State on July 7, 2014 as part of measures to cushion the effects of fuel price increase is costing the State an additional FCFA 2.5 billion per month. Sources at the Ministry of Finance say the salary increase which is already effective as from the July payout is evaluated at FCFA 30 billion per annum.But given that the measure took effect…

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