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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

Isaac Rebecca, one of the girls that escaped from the Boko Haram camp is comforted during a protest march, in continuation of the Global Week of Action to commemorate six months since the abduction of the 219 Chibok school girls, organized by the Abuja &q
Hope For 200 Abducted Nigerian Schoolgirls Being Released Recede As Boko Haram Violates Ceasefire

By IBTimes AU (No Google news)

Violence and violation of ceasefire by Boko Haram makes Nigerian government doubt the release of over 200 abducted schoolgirls. (Oct 20)

MORE TOPICS: NIGERIA

Real Madrid's Angel Di Maria and Cristiano Ronaldo(top) attend a training session at Valdebebas training grounds, outside Madrid August 5, 2014.
FIFA World Cup's 5 Richest Footballers In 2014

By IBTimes AU (No Google news)

Find out who among the FIFA World Cup athletes are the richest. (Sep 24)

MORE TOPICS: GOLD, PORTUGAL, ARGENTINA, WAYNE ROONEY, REAL MADRID, LIONEL MESSI

Labourers, who are working on the Qatar 2022 World Cup project, arrive at their accommodation in Doha
FIFA Official Says 2022 World Cup Would No Longer Be Hosted By Qatar Because It Is Too Hot

By IBTimes AU

Theo Zwanziger, German member of the executive committee of FIFA, the governing body of world football, said on Tuesday that Qatar won't host the 2022 World Cup. (Sep 24)

'The Blacklist' : Berlin Sends Red A Finger Of His Ex-Wife In Season 2, Episode 1 Lord Baltimore [RECAP]

By IBTimes AU

The introduction of Red's ex-wife is a major surprise of "The Blacklist" Season 2 Episode 1 "Lord Baltimore." Here is a recap of the episode. (Sep 23)

MORE TOPICS: FBI

'Avatar 2' Spoilers: A Ship To Pandora Being Built, Dr. Grace Augustine To Be Part of All The Upcoming Sequels

By IBTimes AU

"Avatar 2" could feature high end 3D system. The film would start a few year after "Avatar's" end. (Sep 18)

Jerome Wilson In Critical Condition After Brutal KO, Ex-Champion Curtis Woodhouse Raise Funds For British Boxer

By IBTimes AU

Welterweight fighter Jerome Wilson suffered a brutal head injury after a sixth round knockout loss to rival Serge Ambomo last Friday at the Ice Sheffield Arena in Yorkshire, United Kingdom. So brutal was the KO that Wilson needed an operation after t... (Sep 16)

MORE TOPICS: UNITED KINGDOM, TWITTER

Kate Middleton And Prince William
Prince William & Kate Middleton 2015 China Tour, Royal Couple Mending Diplomatic Ties [PHOTOS]

By IBTimes AU

In an effort to repair diplomatic ties, Prince William and Kate Middleton are planning to visit China in 2015. (Sep 03)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, AUSTRALIA, KATE MIDDLETON

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