CAMEROUN | CAMEROON

31-Mar-2020 to 19:42

Cameroon: Transporters send strike notice to government over harsh Covid-19 meas...

APA - Yaoundé (Cameroon) — About 20 road transport unions in Cameroon have sent a strike notice to the Prime Minister of Cameroon, Mr. Joseph Dion Ngute, over the “economic shock” from the harsh anti-Covid-19 measures of the government.

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27-Mar-2020 to 16:55

UN calls on Cameroonian separatists for cease-fire

APA-Yaounde (Cameroon) — The Secretary General of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres, has urged secessionist armed groups in the Cameroonian regions of the North West and South West to follow the example of the Defense Forces of Southern Cameroon (Socadef), which have agreed to a temporary unilateral and provisional ceasefire in order to facilitate the fight against the coronavirus.

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26-Mar-2020 to 13:06

Covid-19: Central Africa needs to urgently review public spending priorities (st...

APA-Yaounde (Cameroon) — The Permanent Secretariat of the Economic and Financial Reform Programme called on member countries of the Central African Economic and Monetary Community (CEMAC) to urgently review their public spending priorities in relation to the coronavirus pandemic.

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24-Mar-2020 to 09:49

Saxophonist Manu Dibango dies of Covid-19

APA-Yaoundé (Cameroon) — The Cameroonian saxophonist Manu Dibango died at 86 from a coronavirus infection, his family announced Tuesday.

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17-Mar-2020 to 20:01

Covid-19: CHAN football postponed to later date

APA-Yaoundé (Cameroon) — The government of Cameroon and the Confederation of African Football (CAF) on Tuesday announced the postponement “to a later date” of the African Nations Championship (CHAN) due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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13-Mar-2020 to 20:18

Cameroon: COVID-19 test mandatory for visa seekers

APA-Yaoundé (Cameroon) — Applicants for entry visas to Cameroon will now have to attach to their files the results of a coronavirus test carried out by an approved institution, APA can report on Friday.

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06-Mar-2020 to 14:34

Cameroon confirms first coronavirus case

APA-Yaoundé (Cameroon) — A 58-year-old French national has tested positive for the coronavirus in Cameroon, APA learnt in a statement issued Friday by Public Health Minister, Manaouda Malachie.

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