UN APPEALS FOR FUNDS AS VIOLENCE-HIT NIGERIANS CONTINUE FLEEING TO CAMEROON

GENEVA, Jan 31 — The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is appealing for more funds to help address the recent exodus of refugees into Cameroon from Nigeria, saying that a risk in attacks on both sides of that border has made it increasingly risky for humanitarian agencies to operate there. The security situation in Central Africa has significantly deteriorated in the last month. Boko Haram attacked several cross-border villages in northern Cameroon, raising fears that the insurgent group is expanding its attacks. Following the spate of violence, Chad announced…

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UN appeals for funds as ongoing violence sends desperate Nigerians fleeing to Cameroon

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is appealing for more funds to help address the recent exodus of refugees into Cameroon from Nigeria, saying that a risk in attacks on both sides of that border has made it increasingly risky for humanitarian agencies to operate there. The security situation in Central Africa has significantly deteriorated in the last month. Boko Haram attacked several cross-border villages in northern Cameroon, raising fears that the insurgent group is expanding its attacks. Following the spate of violence, Chad announced that it was sending…

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Southern Africa Resources Ltd Submits Notice of ICSID Arbitration Against Swaziland for Expropriation of Mine

PARIS and WASHINGTON, Jan. 29, 2015 / PRNewswire / Asianet-Pakistan – Southern Africa Resources Ltd (SARL) today announced that on 22nd January it submitted a notice of dispute and that it will bring international arbitration proceedings against the Kingdom of Swaziland. The actions are a result of Swaziland’s effective expropriation of SARL’s 50 percent stake […]

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Cameroon Versus Cote d’Ivoire – How the Players Fared

By losing 1-0 to Cote d’Ivoire, the Indomitable Lions went crashing out of AFCON 2015 in the first round. Joseph Ondoa He was the savior of Cameroon once more thwarting a goal opportunity for Cocircte d’Ivoire barely four minutes into the encounter. Another crucial save at the 19th minute but conceded a goal at the 36th minute. He limited the damage for the Lions as the score line would have been greater had it not been for his crucial saves. He was the best player of the tournament as his…

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Afcon 2015 – Lions’ Defeat Topical

Private and public Media have reported with disappointment the elimination of the national team from the on-going Africa Cup of Nations. Cameroon’s national team, our darling Indomitable Lions, have been eliminated from the on-going Africa Cup of Nations in Equatorial Guinea. Ivory Coast 1, Cameroon zero! In similar words, the media in Cameroon have expressed their frustration. The national bilingual newspaper, “Cameroon Tribune”, “Le Messager”, “Mutations” and “Le Jour” newspapers on their front pages of yesterday, January 29, 2015 did not only carry headlines that revealed the fate of the…

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Some Glimmer of Hope!

Despite their premature exit, the team demonstrated that it could do better if better harnessed. The premature exit of the Indomitable Lions from the 2015 AFCON in Equatorial Guinea has obscured the fact that the team was under reconstruction and that the objective was not winning in Equatorial Guinea but in Cameroon in 2019 when the country host the competition. It may sound awkward for one to sing the praises of the Lions at a time emotions are high and everyone is hitting out at the players. However, if one…

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