Garoua

Type: City
Name: Garoua
Country: Cameroon
Latitude: 9.3
Longitude: 13.39
population: 436,932
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

France warns citizens to leave northern Cameroon

The French Embassy in Cameroon has warned all its citizens still in the far north of the country to leave the region without further delay.In a statement entitled “safety instructionsâ€$, the embassy cautioned that the safety of French citizens in the ... [Published StarAfrica.com - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Nigeria: West and Central Africa Region: Weekly Regional Humanitarian Snapshot, 8– 14 April 2014

Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian AffairsCountry: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Guinea, Liberia, Mali, Nigeria CAMEROON 7,000 NEW ARRIVALS FROM CARThe influx of refugees from CAR continues with some 7,000 arrivals ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Central African Republic: Central African Republic Situation: External Regional Update #6 – 6-12 March 2014

Source: UN High Commissioner for RefugeesCountry: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo HIGHLIGHTS The United Nations launched a human rights investigation into the violence in the Central African Republic. ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Refugee agency says CAR militias blocking escape routes

Anti-Balaka militias are blocking rising numbers of Muslims fleeing war-torn Central African Republic (CAR), the UN's refugee agency said.UNHCR spokesperson Melissa Fleming expressed the sentiments in a desperate call for an end to the sectarian violence ... [Published Africa Review - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

CAF President Issa Hayatou Loses Sister

The African football boss is bereaved after his close sister died on Wednesday and has since been buried according to Islamic ritesCAF President Issa Hayatou is bereaved. His sister Hajia Mairi Hayatou died on Wednesday after a brief illness and was buried ... [Published Sudan Vision Daily - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 2 reports

Cameroon: CAR refugees attacked as they flee to Cameroon

Source: UN High Commissioner for RefugeesCountry: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad This is a summary of what was said by the UNHCR spokesperson at today’s Palais des Nations press briefing in Geneva. Further information can be found on the UNHCR ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

Maigari condoles with Hayatou on sister’s death

President of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Aminu Maigari on Friday sent a message of condolence to the President of Confederation of African Football (CAF), Issa Hayatou on the death of the latter’s sister.Hajia Mairi Hayatou died on Wednesday, 9th ... [Published The Nation Nigeria - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Mar 29 2014 - Updated Mar 29 2014 - 1 reports

Fresh cholera outbreak kills 2 in Cameroon

Copyright : APATwo people have died following a cholera epidemic which erupted days ago in the northern Cameroon, hospital sources said.The two victims lived in Touboro, a few kilometers from Garoua, the North’s regional capital.It is the first incident ... [Published StarAfrica.com - Mar 29 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 29 2014 - 1 reports

Illicit Drugs, Porous Borders, Major Problem...

This is one of the hurdles in efforts to curb illicit medications in the country.Recently In the South Region, particulalry in the town of Kribi, officials seized an important stock of illicit medications worth FCFA three million and set on fire. Such ... [Published Individual.com - Mar 28 2014]
Entities: Illicit, Drugs, Cameroon
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

Garoua Cable Theft Accused Absent

by the Special Criminal Court, Yaounde.The case between the State of Cameroon represented by Cameroon Telecommunications (CAMTEL) and Sadou Hama Adama alias Bapetel and Traore Yacouba was called up yesterday January 8, 2014 at the Special Criminal Court ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 2 reports

Cameroon border town battered by Central Africa spillover

GAROUA BOULAI: When conflict broke out in the Central African Republic last year, the residents of Garoua-Boulai in neighbouring Cameroon could hear the fighting. Looters and bullets did not stop at the border however and the town, teeming with refugees ... [Published Daily Times - Mar 19 2014]
First reported Mar 14 2014 - Updated Mar 15 2014 - 4 reports

Cameroon: UN steps up measures to address alarming health situation of Central African refugees

14 March 2014 The United Nations refugee agency ( UNHCR ) and its partners said today that they are stepping up efforts to help the growing numbers of Central African refugees arriving ill in Cameroon due to hunger and exhaustion during their arduous ... [Published United Nations - Mar 14 2014]

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...that the name Nigeria was proposed by Flora Shaw, a former Colonial Editor of the London Times, who wrote in the newspaper on January 8, 1897: "The name Nigeria, applying to no other part of Africa, may without offence to any neighbors be accepted as co-extensive with the territories over which the Royal Niger Company has extended British influence, and may serve to differentiate them equally from the colonies of Lagos and the Niger Protectorate on the coast and from the French territories of the Upper Niger.”"
"I know Alhaji (Dr.) Hayatou to be quite close to the sister, and indeed his entire family. The NFF and the Nigeria football family identify with him in his moment of sorrow and pray that God will give the departed eternal rest."
The Agency has, with its partners, increased the number of mobile clinics at entry points to provide emergency care as refugees arrive, he said. "It is also supporting public health centers overwhelmed both by the number of refugees and their condition."
...medical workers is that people do not realize how serious malnutrition is and the importance of going straight to UNHCR or its partners for help. "We have observed that many families with malnourished children do not come to health consultations" said Dago Inegba, a UNHCR doctor

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France warns citizens to leave northern Cameroon [Published StarAfrica.com - Apr 18 2014]
Fiscal Federalism, Tiv Interest And Ethnicity. ... [Published Gamji - Apr 16 2014]
Nigeria: West and Central Africa Region: Weekly... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 15 2014]
Central African Republic: Central African Repub... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 15 2014]
Refugee agency says CAR militias blocking escap... [Published Africa Review - Apr 14 2014]
CAF President Issa Hayatou Loses Sister [Published Sudan Vision Daily - Apr 14 2014]
Maigari condoles with Hayatou on sister’s death [Published The Nation Nigeria - Apr 12 2014]
CAR refugees attacked when fleeing to Cameroon:... [Published China.org.cn - Apr 11 2014]
Cameroon: HIV/Aid - ESTHERAID Launches Viral Lo... [Published AllAfrica.com - Apr 11 2014]
Cameroon: CAR refugees attacked as they flee to... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 11 2014]
CAR refugees attacked as they flee to Cameroon [Published TrustMedia - Apr 11 2014]
Pope Francis names Rev Fr. Bruno Ateba Edoas ne... [Published Vatican Radio - Apr 05 2014]
Cameroon's Biya succession conference fails [Published East African - Mar 29 2014]
Fresh cholera outbreak kills 2 in Cameroon [Published StarAfrica.com - Mar 29 2014]
Illicit Drugs, Porous Borders, Major Problem... [Published Individual.com - Mar 28 2014]
Garoua Cable Theft Accused Absent [Published AllAfrica.com - Mar 28 2014]
Rethinking government strategy in tackling insu... [Published Daily Trust - Mar 26 2014]
Cameroon border town battered by Central Africa... [Published Daily Times - Mar 19 2014]
Cameroon Border Town Battered by C. Africa Spil... [Published Jakarta Globe - Mar 19 2014]
The nightmare of pregnant women in Northern Cam... [Published StarAfrica.com - Mar 18 2014]
UNFPA changing the fortune of Cameroon?s pregna... [Published StarAfrica.com - Mar 17 2014]
Cameroon: UN steps up measures to address alarm... [Published United Nations - Mar 14 2014]
Cameroon: UNHCR stepping aid to CAR refugees ar... [Published TrustMedia - Mar 14 2014]
Cameroon: UNHCR addresses alarming health situa... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Mar 14 2014]
UNHCR addresses alarming health situation of re... [Published TrustMedia - Mar 14 2014]
MISCA escorts another convoy of 120 commercial ... [Published StarAfrica.com - Mar 12 2014]
Cameroon: Chadians Flee CAR, Return Home from C... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Mar 11 2014]
Cameroon: Some 20,000 more CAR refugees in thre... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Feb 21 2014]
Central African Republic: Central African Repub... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Feb 17 2014]
Clergies to Render More Social Serv... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jan 07 2014]
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Nigeria: West and Central Africa Region: Weekly... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 15 2014]
Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian AffairsCountry: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Guinea, Liberia, Mali, Nigeria CAMEROON 7,000 NEW ARRIVALS FROM CARThe influx of refugees from CAR continues with some 7,000 arrivals ...
Central African Republic: Central African Repub... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 15 2014]
Source: UN High Commissioner for RefugeesCountry: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo HIGHLIGHTS The United Nations launched a human rights investigation into the violence in the Central African Republic. ...
Cameroon: CAR refugees attacked as they flee to... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 11 2014]
Source: UN High Commissioner for RefugeesCountry: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad This is a summary of what was said by the UNHCR spokesperson at today’s Palais des Nations press briefing in Geneva. Further information can be found on the UNHCR ...
Cameroon: UNHCR addresses alarming health situa... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Mar 14 2014]
Source: UN High Commissioner for RefugeesCountry: Cameroon, Central African Republic NGAOUI, Cameroon, March 14 (UNHCR) – The UN refugee agency and its partners have stepped up efforts to help the growing numbers of Central African refugees arriving ill ...
Cameroon: Chadians Flee CAR, Return Home from C... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Mar 11 2014]
Source: International Organization for MigrationCountry: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad Cameroon - IOM today began to repatriate by road the first of thousands of Chadians who fled to Cameroon in January to escape fighting in the Central African ...
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