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Josiane Kouagheu

Cameroonian girls defy prejudice to pursue soccer dreams

May 22 2019

YAOUNDE When Gaelle Asheri first started playing soccer in the dirt streets near her home in Cameroon's capital, she was the only girl on the informal neighborhood teams which used stones for goal posts and kept score by chalking results on a wall. | Video

Cameroon's main opposition leader charged with rebellion - lawyer

Feb 13 2019

DOUALA Cameroon's main opposition leader, Maurice Kamto, has been charged in a military court with rebellion and seven other offences, indictments that could carry the death penalty, his lawyers said on Wednesday.

Cameroon's main opposition leader charged with rebellion -lawyer

Feb 13 2019

DOUALA Cameroon's main opposition leader, Maurice Kamto, has been charged in a military court with rebellion and seven other offences, indictments that could carry the death penalty, his lawyers said on Wednesday.

UPDATE 1-Cameroon's main opposition leader charged with rebellion -lawyer

Feb 13 2019

* President Paul Biya has been in power 36 years (Adds detail, background)

First food aid to reach Cameroon's Anglophones after months

Nov 09 2018

DOUALA, Cameroon (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Tens of thousands of people who fled Cameroon's separatist conflict will receive food aid next week after months of hiding in the forest with nothing to eat, the United Nations said.

Kidnapped children released in Cameroon, two teachers still held

Nov 07 2018

BAMENDA, Cameroon Kidnappers freed scores of school children and a driver in west Cameroon early on Wednesday, but kept hold of a principal and one teacher, officials said, following an abduction blamed on anglophone separatists. | Video

Biya wins Cameroon election to extend 36-year rule

Oct 23 2018

YAOUNDE Cameroonian President Paul Biya has won re-election by a landslide, official results showed on Monday, extending his 36-year rule despite claims from two leading opposition candidates that the vote was fraudulent. | Video

Cameroon candidate Kamto declares victory, ruling party denies

Oct 08 2018

YAOUNDE Cameroon opposition candidate Maurice Kamto declared victory in Sunday's presidential election, but incumbent President Paul Biya's party dismissed his claim as fantasy and accused him of breaking the law by making it.

CORRECTED-UPDATE 2-Cameroon candidate Kamto declares victory, ruling party denies

Oct 08 2018

YAOUNDE, Oct 8 Cameroon opposition candidate Maurice Kamto declared victory in Sunday's presidential election, but incumbent President Paul Biya's party dismissed his claim as fantasy and accused him of breaking the law by making it.

Polls close in Cameroon after vote marked by separatist unrest

Oct 07 2018

YAOUNDE/DOUALA, Cameroon Cameroon saw isolated incidents of unrest in separatist Anglophone regions during voting on Sunday in an election widely expected to extend the rule of President Paul Biya, one of Africa's last multi-decade leaders. | Video

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