23-Aug-2019 to 14:42

Cameroon, Russia negotiate release of abducted sailors

APA-Yaoundé (Cameroon) — Russia’s embassy in Cameroon, on Friday, confirmed that negotiations are underway for the release of eight sailors onboard the Marmalaita ship, who were abducted on August 15, 2019 in the Gulf of Guinea.

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23-Aug-2019 to 08:16

Therapeutic research: Congolese First Lady calls for innovative financing

APA - Brazzaville (Congo) By Léon Charles Moukouri — The First Lady of Congo Brazzaville, Antoinette Sassou N’Guesso, Thursday called for the creation of a national fund based on “innovative financing” to stimulate research in the fight against some diseases such as sickle cell.

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23-Aug-2019 to 07:54

Cameroon govt urged to speed up trials

APA-Yaoundé (Cameroon) By Félix Cyriaque Ebolé Bola — Cameroon’s National Human Rights and Freedoms Commission (CNDHL) has advised the government to work in favor of speeding up trials to avoid lengthy detention.

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21-Aug-2019 to 18:36

Chad closes borders with Libya, Sudan, CAR

APA - Ndjamena (Chad) By Adam Hassane Deye — Chad's Defense Minister, Mahamat Abali Sala, on Wednesday, announced the closure of his country’s land borders with Libya, Sudan and the Central African Republic (CAR) citing security reasons for the move.

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21-Aug-2019 to 16:54

Post audit: 3, 365 Chadian civil servants go unpaid

APA-N’Djaména (Chad) By Adam Hassane Deyé — At least 3,356 Chadian officials from various ministries will not receive their August salaries after a government-sponsored diploma audit to clean up the state payroll system.

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20-Aug-2019 to 10:47

Life sentence for ten Cameroon 'secessionists'

APA - Yaoundé (Cameroon) — The military court of Yaounde, early Monday sentenced to life imprisonment, the English-speaking secessionist leader, Sisiku Julius Ayuk Tabe, along with nine of his lieutenants.

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19-Aug-2019 to 13:59

Chad’s opposition, HROs slam president’s comments on inter-ethnic conflicts

APA-NDjamena (Chad) — A major controversy has emerged in Chad where human rights organizations and the opposition strongly denounced President Idriss Déby’s comments on inter-ethnic conflicts in the east of the country, advising the police to shoot any protagonist who refused to lay down their weapon.

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