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Cameroon

The Republic of Cameroon is a unitary republic of central and western Africa. It is bordered by Nigeria to the west; Chad to the northeast; the Central African Republic to the east; and Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, and the Republic of the Congo to the south. The country is called "Africa in miniature" for its geological and cultural diversity. Natural features include beaches, deserts, mountains, rainforests, and savannas. The highest point is Mount Cameroon in the southwest, and the largest cities are Douala, Yaoundé, and Garoua. Cameroon is home to over 200 different ethnic and linguistic groups. The country is well known for its native styles of music, particularly makossa and bikutsi, and for its successful national football team. English and French are the official languages. Read More

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Articles About Cameroon

Actress Jennifer Aniston
Celebrity Smokers and the Ways by Which They Quit Smoking

By IBTimes AU

Jennifer Aniston, Cameron Diaz, Catherine Zeta Jones, Michael Douglas, Gisele Bundchen, Charlize Theron and even Barack Obama, the President of the United States took to several means to quit smoking. (Sep 01)

MORE TOPICS: BARACK OBAMA, ADDICTION, CANCER

Transfer News: Barcelona Midfielder Alex Song Makes London Return

By IBTimes AU

FC Barcelona midfielder Alex Song has made a move back to London, but with a different club this time, as he joins West Ham United on a season-long loan. (Aug 31)

MORE TOPICS: TWITTER, LONDON

Cameroonian Soccer Player Dies From Rock Thrown By Fans

By IBTimes AU

Albert Ebosse, a 24-year-old soccer player succumbed to a head injury after being hit by a rock thrown by fans in a soccer match in Algeria. (Aug 25)

MORE TOPICS: ALGERIA

Juventus' Arturo Vidal (L) gestures during a training session ahead of their friendly soccer match against Singapore Selection at the Sports Hub in Singapore August 15, 2014. Juventus will play against a Singapore Selection side made up of Singapore&
Transfer News: Alex Song a Possible Alternative Over Arturo Vidal for Man Utd, as Barca Reveals Imminent Exit

By IBTimes AU

FC Barcelona holding midfielder Alex Song could be a possible alternative over Juventus ace Arturo Vidal for Manchester United, as sporting director Andoni Zubizaretta reveals imminent exit. (Aug 20)

MORE TOPICS: TWITTER, MANCHESTER UNITED

Recycled Smart Phones to Protect Endangered Wild Animals

By IBTimes AU (No Google news)

Discarded smart phones are being made to solar powered listening devices to track poachers and loggers and to protect the rain forests and wild life. (Aug 11)

MORE TOPICS: LONDON

A plane prepares to land
Air Algerie Found in “Disintegrated State” w/o Survivors

By IBTimes AU

Air Algerie is found but unfortunately in “disintegrated state” that has left no surviving passengers - French President Francoise Hollande (Jul 26)

MORE TOPICS: EGYPT, UKRAINE, NIGERIA, ALGERIA, MALI

Jun 26, 2014; Brooklyn, NY, USA; NBA commissioner Adam Silver poses for a photo with draft prospects in attendance before the 2014 NBA Draft at the Barclays Center.
NBA Rookie Joel Embiid Winning Twitter, Now Hitting on Rihanna

By IBTimes AU

NBA NEWS - Joel Embiid has yet to play a game in the National Basketball Association but already he has gained a multitude of fans, not on the basketball hardcourt yet but at least on social media platform Twitter. (Jul 23)

MORE TOPICS: TWITTER, KIM KARDASHIAN

The Netherlands team
Netherlands Take World Cup Bronze While Brazil End With A Nightmare The Match in Pictures

By IBTimes AU

The Netherlands have dashed Brazil's hopes of redeeming themselves at the end of their home campaign at the 2014 FIFA World Cup by dealing the host nation a 3-0 loss at their play-off for third place. (Jul 14)

MORE TOPICS: GERMANY, AUSTRALIA, ARGENTINA, MEXICO

Colombia's James Rodriguez celebrates after scoring his second goal during the 2014 World Cup round of 16 game between Colombia and Uruguay at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro
2014 FIFA World Cup Quarterfinals: Brazil vs Colombia Live Streaming Info, Preview and Starting Lineups

By IBTimes AU

Host country Brazil and surprising Colombia meet in the quarterfinals of the 2014 World Cup on Friday at the city of Fortaleza in Brazil. With heavy pressure coming rom fans, Brazil is expected to bounce back from a near elimination loss to Chile whi... (Jul 05)

MORE TOPICS: MEXICO, NEW YORK

Arjen Robben
World Cup News: Dutch Winger Admits to 'Diving,' Mexican Skipper Calls Him a 'Cheat'

By IBTimes AU

Netherlands winger Arjen Robben admitted that he "took the plunge" against Mexico during the round-of-16 of the World Cup. The only problem was: he did it literally. (Jun 30)

MORE TOPICS: TWITTER, MEXICO