Society

37 killed in road accident in central Cameroon

(MENAFN – Trend News Agency) Thirty-seven people died in a road accident in Cameroon early Sunday with 19 others seriously injured, according to local authorities, Trend reports citing Xinhua . The accident took place in Ndikinimeki of Mbam-et-Inoubou division in central Cameroon. A 70-seat bus oversped and crashed into a …

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Cameroon Appreciates End to Toy Weapon Gifts

YAOUNDE, CAMEROON VOA | Cameroon rights groups and activists say they are gratified that for the first time since 2016, parents no longer give children and teenagers toy guns as gifts during end-of-year feasts. In 2016, rights groups launched a campaign to ban toy guns, mostly imported from China, saying …

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Cameroon’s Manu Dibango: Scams and unreleased work surface

The Africa Report | Following the release of a new edition of “Negropolitaines”, his family and the Soul Makossa music publishing company are still trying to put an end to the illegal exploitation of the late saxophonist’s works. They are also preparing to release new musical gems. The loss of …

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Cameroon: How much influence do traditional chiefs really have?

The Africa Report | A growing number of traditional chiefs are occupying leadership positions in government. During regional elections, 20 such chiefs were elected as traditional rulers. However, in reality, their influence has diminished over time. On 2 December, Cameroon’s president, Paul Biya, decided to provide “financial support” to traditional …

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