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Cameroun : profanation de la tombe de Mgr Jérôme Owono Mimboé

La Croix | Le 10 juin, la tombe de l’évêque fondateur du diocèse d’Obala, dans le centre du Cameroun, Mgr Jérôme Owono Mimboé a été profanée. L’émotion est encore vive au Cameroun après la profanation de la tombe du premier évêque du diocèse d’Obala, Mgr Jérôme Owono Mimboé. Celle-ci est située à la …

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Cameroonian gendarmerie bust suspected kidnapping ring

XINHUA | Forces of Cameroon’s National Gendarmerie have arrested 10 people in the country’s northern region on suspicion of being part of a major kidnapping ring, a gendarmerie official said on Wednesday. Lieutenant-Colonel Serge Nguetna, commander of the Garoua gendarmerie group, told reporters that the suspects were arrested in Pitoa, …

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Cameroonian singer-songwriter Irma bridges the gap between Douala and Paris |+video

France 24 | Letting the sound lead her to the song, Cameroon’s Irma Pany has shifted to French for her fourth album “Douala Paris”, conjuring a blend of afrobeat, pop and folk influences. She joins us in the studio to talk about going back to her roots during the Covid-19 …

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Resurgence of cholera kills 150 people in Cameroon

Inquirer.net | YAOUNDÉ, Cameroon—More than 150 people have died during a resurgence of cholera in Cameroon over the last eight months, the United Nations said on Monday. “The health ministry registered 8,241 cases and 154 deaths,” to the end of May, the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs …

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Private hotel project leaves 1000 homeless in Douala

FRANCE 24 | Over 1000 people in Douala are still homeless after their homes were destroyed in May to make way for the construction of a five-star hotel. The victims, most of whom are indigenous people, have been holding peaceful protests ever since, denouncing what they say was an illegal, …

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