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At least 160 inmates freed as gunmen storm Cameroon jail

YAOUNDé, Cameroon eNCA | – At least 160 inmates fled a prison in Cameroon’s troubled anglophone North-West region during a dramatic overnight jailbreak, officials said Sunday. Around 50 armed men who were “shooting from everywhere… broke down the prison doors,” local official William Benoit Emvoutu Mbita told state radio CRTV. …

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Civil unrest hits Cameroon’s banana exports

Fruitnet | Assobacam data shows that shipments fell by over 27,000 tonnes in the first half of 2018 Banana exports from Cameroon fell 24 per cent in the first half of 2018, totalling 113,600 tonnes versus 140,930 tonnes in the year-earlier period, according to banana association Assobacam. The association said …

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Faith leaders offer to mediate in Cameroon crisis

APAnews | Faith leaders in Cameroon meeting on the initiative of the Archbishop Emeritus of Douala, Cardinal Christian Tumi, on Thursday offered to help mediate an end to the secessionist conflict rocking the English-speaking regions of the Northwest and Southwest. Offering to negotiate a solution out of the crisis, the …

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Cameroon smuggling arms, mercenaries to Nigeria — Ayade

Daily Trust | Cross River State Governor Ben Ayade yesterday accused both the seceding Ambazonian Republic in Cameroon as well as the Cameroonian government of smuggling goods and arms through 27 illegal routes to Nigeria. Speaking in Calabar after the weekly security meeting, the governor blamed the security challenges on …

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