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Story claiming Chinese confiscated shipment of 7,200 penises originated on satirical website

AFP Fact Check | A story that has been shared multiple times on social media, including WhatsApp, claims that thousands of human penises shipped from Nigeria in a refrigerated container were intercepted in China. The claim is false; the story originated on a satirical website, and the accompanying photo was …

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Fitch Revises Cameroon’s Outlook to Stable; Affirms at ‘B’

Fitch Revises Cameroon’s Outlook to Stable; Affirms at ‘B’ Mon 12 Apr, 2021 – 8:45 AM ET Fitch Ratings – Hong Kong – 12 Apr 2021: Fitch Ratings has revised the Outlook on Cameroon’s Long-Term Foreign-Currency Issuer Default Rating (IDR) to Stable from Negative and affirmed the IDR at ‘B’. …

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Cameroon receives 200,000 doses of Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine

YAOUNDE (Reuters) – Cameroon took delivery on Sunday of 200,000 doses of China’s Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccines, the first vaccines to arrive in the country, which will enable it inoculate frontline workers as it battles rising cases of coronavirus, the health ministry said. The Central African nation has been hit hard …

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CAF President Dr Motsepe announces the creation of a Pan-African School Football Championship

CAF | The President of the Confederation of African Football (“CAF”), Dr Patrice Motsepe welcomed the launch of a pilot interschool competition project in Africa this week. During a working visit to Kinshasa in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Dr Motsepe together with CAF Secretary General Véron Mosengo-Omba, formed part …

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Cameroon stunned by Chile in Antalya

CAF | Cameroon senior women’s national team were defeated 2-1 by Chile in the CAF–CONMEBOL Tokyo 2020 Olympics playoff, first leg qualifying match in Antalya on Saturday. The Lionesses were made to wait 13 months for this chance to return to the Olympics, having earlier lost the Caf’s automatic ticket …

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Cameroon: Public debt rose by over XAF4,000 bln in 2016-2020 (CAA)

Business in Cameroon | At end-December 2020, Cameroon’s public debt was XAF10,334 billion (46.9% of GDP), according to “provisional data” from the National Sinking Fund (CAA). This figure is up by 5.6% year-on-year. The sinking fund explains that such a rise was due to the disbursement obtained under the Rapid …

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