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North West – Military Operation Frees Abducted Hostages in Pinyin

Cameroon Tribune | 5th Joint Military/Gendarmerie Commanders prescribe vigilance for transporters on Bamenda-Babadjou Corridor. Reinforced security patrols on the Bamenda-Matazem- Babadjou stretch and ongoing targeted operations on the night of April 16th and 17th, 2021 helped elements of the 5th Joint Military Region to free some nine hostages, abducted from …

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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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Cameroon to probe ’embezzlement’ of Covid-19 funds

Sahara Reporters | Cameroon’s President Paul Biya has ordered an investigation into the use of Covid-19 funds following allegations of financial embezzlement. Campaign group Human Rights Watch raised concern last month about what it called the “scant transparency” in the management of funds, although transparency was a pre-condition for getting …

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Cameroon’s disarmament official kidnapped in restive Anglophone region

YAOUNDE, April 7 (Xinhua) — Gunmen abducted an official of Cameroon’s National Committee on Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration (NCDDR) in the country’s troubled Anglophone region of Northwest on Wednesday, according to local officials and security sources. Henry Kum, Service Head of NCDDR Northwest was kidnapped at his residence Wednesday afternoon …

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Cameroon suspends AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine

cgtn | Cameroon has become the latest country to suspend AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine despite the World Health Organization backing the jabs. Reuters reports the country’s health ministry to have said in a statement the that the suspension was for precaution and prudence. A number of countries – mostly in Europe …

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