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Cameroon army, gendarmerie to recruit 7,000

Cameroon will from August this year recruit 7000 persons to beef up the army and the gendarmerie, a statement issued by the ministry of Defence and seen by APA on Friday announced.According to the communiqué signed by Defence minister Joseph Beti Assomo, 5,000 new recruits will join the ranks of …

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Trois attentats-suicide font 8 morts dans l’Extrême-Nord

APA-Yaoundé (Cameroun) Cinq civils et trois terroristes ont trouvé la mort mercredi en fin d’après-midi dans la localité camerounaise de Kolofata (Extrême-Nord), après une série d’attentats-suicide attribuées à la secte islamiste Boko Haram et visant un marché de vivres à la fin d’une journée marquée par le jeûne du Ramadan …

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Cameroon seizes Boko Haram-aimed drug packages

APA-Douala (Cameroon) More than 3,000 packages of drugs aimed at “putting the suicide bombers in condition” by the Nigerian terrorist group Boko Haram, were seized in Fotokol in the far north by Cameroon customs, sources told APA on Monday. These include tramadol or tramol, Indian hemp and cocaine, among others. …

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