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Josiane Kouagheu

Cameroonian girls defy prejudice to pursue soccer dreams

22 May 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

13 Feb 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

13 Feb 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.

First food aid to reach Cameroon's Anglophones after months

09 Nov 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

07 Nov 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.

Biya wins Cameroon election to extend 36-year rule

23 Oct 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

09 Oct 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

08 Oct 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.

UPDATE 4-Polls close in Cameroon after vote marked by separatist unrest

08 Oct 2018

* Biya, 85, expected to secure a 7th term in office (Updates with closing of polls, quote)

Cameroonian rail firm Camrail convicted over 2016 deadly train crash

27 Sep 2018

ESEKA, Cameroon Cameroonian rail operator Camrail and eleven other defendants were found guilty of involuntary manslaughter on Wednesday in connection with a train derailment that killed 79 people and wounded over 600 in October 2016.

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