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    • Friday 21 June
    • Cameroonian referees to lead AFCON opener

      - 13h41

      CAF has entrusted the responsibility of handling the opening game of the 2019 AFCON to Cameroonian referees Alioum Alioum Neant Siddi and Menkouande Evarist in a quartet completed by two Senegalese. The main official in the game will be Alioum Neant.

    • AFCON 2019 kicks off today in Egypt

      - 13h18

      The 32nd edition of the Africa Cup Nation, AFCON, will begin today June 21 in Egypt with 24 teams taking part for the first time. In the opening match, Zimbabwe will be play Egypy .

    • Cameroon to face England at Women’s World Cup

      - 02h28

      The Indomitable Lionessesof Cameroon will face England on Sunday at the round of 16 the 2019 FIFA Women’s Word Cup currently going on in France.

      The Lionesses booked their ticket after defeating New Zealand by two goals to one thanks to a Nchout Ajara brace.

    • Thursday 20 June
    • Cameroon: 1st days of dermatology, venereology opens today

      - 10h12

      The first Cameroonian days of dermatology and venereology opens today at the Yaounde Conference centre. The event will focus on skin bleaching and complications. Experts in the domain from Cameroon and abroad will for two days deliberate on skin bleaching and complications resulting to it.

    • Cameroon observes World Refugee Day today

      - 10h10

      Cameroon today joins the international community in commemorating the world refugee day. The day is observed every June 20 and is dedicated to raising awareness of the situation of refugees throughout the world.

    • Cameroon: 5 Billion earmarked for electrification, road upgrades for Lagdo

      - 10h09

      The government of Cameroon through the Ministry of Economy has allocated the sum of 5Billion cfa frs for the electrification and upgrade for the Lagdo council. An agreement to seal the deal was signed Wednesday June 19 in Yaounde between the Ministry of economy and the Lagdo council.

    • 2019 WWC: Lionesses play last, decisive group stage match today

      - 10h08

      Cameroon’s indomitable lionesses will today take on New Zealand in their last group stage match at the stade de la Mosson in France. The outcome of the match will determine the lionesses’ fate in the competition. A win with a higher score will likely propel the lionesses to the next stage of the competition and a defeat will send them packing.

    • Cameroon: Foundation stone for construction of hydro-electricity power station to be laid in Tibati

      - 10h06

      Water and energy Minister Gaston Eloundou Essomba will today lay a foundation stone for the construction of a hydro-electricity power station at Mbakao Carriere in Tibati sub division of the Djerem Division of the Adamawa region. The ceremony is scheduled for 11.30am in Tibati.

    • Wednesday 19 June
    • Cameroon today observes world sickle cell awareness day

      - 10h20

      Cameroon joins the International community today to observe the world sickle cell awareness day. Since 2008, World Sickle Cell Awareness Day has been held annually, in order to help increase public knowledge and raise awareness of Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) and the struggles sufferers and their families go through.

    • Cameroon: CERAC hands over gifts to orphans, vulnerable children, IDPs today

      - 10h15

      On the occasion of the international day of the African child, the circle of friends of Cameroon dubbed CERAC will today hand over gifts to orphans, vulnerable children, youths in distress as well as internally displaced at the CERAC headquarters. The ceremony will be presided at by first lady Chantal Biya’s representative.

    • Cameroon: 5th phase of universal registration of births in Africa underway in East region

      - 10h10

      The 5th phase of the Universal registration of births is underway in the East region of Cameroon. Initiated by the National civil registration office, community relay agents use mobile phones to have access to data.

    • Sport: Indomitable lions are back home

      - 10h04

      The 2017 African football champions the indomitable lions are back home after several weeks of preparation in Qatar and Spain prior to the 2019 Africa cup of nations in Egypt. They arrived early this Wednesday morning at the Yaounde Nsimalen airport. Today, some of them will be part of the official presentation ceremony of their new sportswear, coq sportif.

    • Tuesday 18 June
    • Forum on financial inclusion in Cameroon underway in Yaounde

      - 10h06

      Issues patterning to financial inclusion in Cameroon are under review at a two-day forum that opened today at the Yaounde Hilton Hotel. The forum is a joined initiative of the Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of post and telecommunications.

    • Cameroon: Students begin writing Probatoire examination today

      - 10h04

      Students of the francophone sub-system of education are presently taking on the 2019 session of the Probatoire official examination in accommodation centres across Cameroon.

    • Cameroon: National steering committee to revamp Lake Chad holds 1st session today

      - 10h01

      The first session of the National steering committee of the project to revamp Lake Chad will be held today in Yaounde. The project is partly financed by the European Union and the French agency for development.

    • Sport: Lions return to Cameroon today ahead of AFCON 2019

      - 10h00

      Cameroon’s indomitable lions are expected in Cameroon this evening. After two weeks camping in Doha, Qatar, the defending champions are coming to say farewell to Cameroonians before taking off for Egypt where the AFCON is slated to begin this Friday June 21.

    • Cameroon: Basic education Minister launches National school games in Maroua

      - 09h59

      The 14th edition of the National Primary school games dubbed Fenasco B will be launched today in Maroua by the Minister of Basic education, President of the organizing committee, Laurent Serge Etoundi Ngoa. He was handed over the Olympic flame Monday after presentation to the population of the host town.

    • Monday 17 June
    • Cameroon: Quality of Health care delivery under review in Yaounde

      - 10h20

      The Minister of Public health Manaouda Malachi is presently chairing a consultation meeting with health staff on the dynamics of sustainable improvement on the quality of health care delivery in Cameroon. The meeting that takes place at the Yaounde Mont Febe Hotel focuses on how to satisfy users improve on the working conditions and security of health personnel.

    • Cameroon observes world desertification day today

      - 10h19

      Cameroon today joins the international community to observe the world desertification day with a clarion call for measures to be taken to protect our environment. The day which is observed every year is a unique moment to remind everyone that land degradation neutrality is achievable through problem-solving, strong community involvement and co-operation at all levels.

    • Cameroon commemorates day of African child

      - 10h18

      Cameroon joined the African community Sunday June 16, 2019 to celebrate the Day of the African child. This was done through diverse events organized all over the country. The 29th edition was observed under the theme Humanitarian action in Africa, children’s right first.

    • Sports: Cameroon’s men volleyball team qualifies for 2019 All Africa games in Morocco

      - 10h17

      The Cameroon’s men volleyball team have qualified for the 2019 All Africa games slated for Morocco. They beat Congo in Brazzaville by three sets to 0. In day 1 of the qualifications, Cameroon had dominated DRC by the same score.

    • ACFON 2019: Indomitable lions intensify training in Qatar ahead of AFCON

      - 10h16

      The indomitable lions of Cameroon continue training in Doha, Qatar ahead of the 2019 AFCON in Egypt, to begin on June 21. On Tuesday night, the lions are expected in Cameroon where they will say farewell to the people before taking off for Egypt.

    • Sunday 16 June
    • Fifa Women’s World Cup: Cameroon 1-3 Holland

      - 01h04


      Cameroon  1-3 Holland

    • Friday 14 June
    • Today is world blood donation day

      - 10h25

      Every year on 14 June, countries around the world celebrate World Blood Donor Day. The event, established in 2004, serves to raise awareness of the need for safe blood and blood products, and to thank blood donors for their voluntary, life-saving gifts of blood


    • International basketballer Pascal Siakam becomes first Cameroonian to win NBA

      - 10h23

      Power forward Pascal Siakam has become he first Cameroonian to win an NBA final with his team, the Toronto Raptors. The Raptors beat Golden State warriors 114 to 110 points at the NBA finals that just ended. Siakam was reported to be in brilliant form, scoring a team high 26points, 10 drown bouts, 10 rebounds and 3 assists to guide the Toronto Raptors to their first ever NBA title.

    • National Assembly: Cabinet Ministers to address issues raised by parliamentarians

      - 10h22

      Some Cabinet Ministers will today at the National Assembly address issues raised by members of the house of Parliament. The question time plenary sitting scheduled to begin at 10.30am is the first in the second ordinary session of the National Assembly for the 2019 legislative year which opened last Monday.

    • Sports Minister gives timeframe to sport federations to organize cup finals

      - 10h20

      The Minister of sports and physical education, Prof Narcisse Mouelle Kombi has called on the various sports federations in Cameroon to organize their cup finals before the June 23, 2019. This instruction is aimed at spurring dormant sports federation to organize tournaments before the season draws to an end.

    • 2019 WWC: Indomitable lionesses intensify trainings ahead of tomorrow’s match

      - 10h19

      The indomitable lionesses of Cameroon will tomorrow take on the Netherlands in their must win second group game in the ongoing 2019 FIFA women’s world cup in France. In their first outing Monday against Canada, they recorded a 1 nil defeat. If they lose their second game, the lionesses will have to pack their things and follow South Africa.

    • Thursday 13 June
    • Cameroon observes world albinism awareness Day today

      - 12h42

      The International albinism day is observed annually of June 13 to raise awareness on the rights of persons with albinism worldwide. A series of activities have been organized in Cameroon today to observe the day

    • Cameroon: Two bills tabled at National Assembly

      - 12h12

      Two bills to authorise the President of the Republic to ratify the agreement establishing the African continental free trade zone and the amendment to the Montreal protocol on substances that deplead the ozone layer will be defended today at the National Assembly.

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