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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

Nigerian Military says Most of Abducted Schoolgirls Freed, 8 still Missing (Representational Image)
Nigerian Military says Most of Abducted Schoolgirls Freed, 8 still Missing

By Reuters

Nigeria's military said on Wednesday its forces had freed most of the more than 100 teenage schoolgirls abducted by Islamist Boko Haram militants and were continuing the search for eight students still missing. (Apr 17)

MORE TOPICS: AL-QAEDA, ELECTIONS, GOODLUCK JONATHAN, NIGERIA, NIGER

FIFA World Cup 2014: A Guide to Brasilia

By IBTimes AU

Brasilia is the federal capital of Brazil and is considered the seventh most populous city in the country (Apr 10)

MORE TOPICS: PORTUGAL, GHANA, ARCHITECTURE

NBA Draft 2014: Kansas Center Joel Embiid Declares

By IBTimes AU

Projected to be a Top 1-3 pick in the NBA Draft 2014 is good enough to convince Joel Embiid that the time to enter the pro league is this year. (Apr 10)

FIFA World Cup 2014: A Guide to Natal

By IBTimes AU

Unlike other cities of Brazil, Natal is considered the safest city of the country. It is capital and the largest city of Rio Grande do Norte. (Apr 09)

MORE TOPICS: JAPAN, MEXICO, GHANA

Samuel Eto'o
Chelsea FC News: Blues Manager Reveals Preferred Striker Ahead of PSG Clash

By IBTimes AU

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho revealed that he would like to take a “risk” in selecting the recuperating Samuel Eto’o, who recently suffered a hamstring injury, over other strikers in their upcoming Champions League clash against Paris Saint Germain. (Apr 07)

MORE TOPICS: TWITTER

Kansas Frosh Joel Embiid Enters NBA Draft

By IBTimes AU

Kansas Jayhawks big man and projected no.1 pick Joel Embiid has reportedly decided to enter his name in the NBA Draft, according to a source close to situation. (Mar 31)

Alex Song
FC Barcelona Transfer News: Barca Midfielder Could Make England Return, Arsenal and United Possible Destinations

By IBTimes AU

FC Barcelona midfielder Alex Song is not ruling out a summer exit from the Camp Nou as he finds himself seeing limited minutes under the reign of Barca boss Tata Martino. (Mar 12)

MORE TOPICS: TWITTER, MANCHESTER UNITED, LONDON

Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo Celebrates After Scoring a Goal During Their Spanish First Division Match in Madrid
Cristiano Ronaldo Brags About Beating Records in Football, Says It’s Just Natural to Him

By IBTimes AU

Cristiano Ronaldo has worked so hard to achieve great feats in his sport so he has the right to brag about it, and he is bragging in a way that doesn’t make people think he’s really being arrogant. (Mar 07)

MORE TOPICS: PORTUGAL

Polio
India makes Oral Polio Vaccination (OPV) Must for Visitors

By IBTimes IN

India has made oral polio vaccine (OPV) mandatory for all travellers visiting or going out of the country. The new regulation, which came into effect from 1 March 1, is aimed at preventing re-entry of polio virus from countries like Ethiopia, Afghanistan, Syria, Kenya, Somalia, Nigeria and Pakistan. (Mar 04)

MORE TOPICS: AFGHANISTAN, PAKISTAN, INDIA, NIGERIA, ETHIOPIA, SOMALIA

Nigerian Soldiers (representational image)
Nigerian Islamists Kill 59 Pupils in Boarding School Attack

By Reuters

Gunmen from Islamist group Boko Haram shot or burned to death 59 pupils in a boarding school in northeast Nigeria overnight, a hospital official and security forces said on Tuesday. (Feb 26)

MORE TOPICS: GOODLUCK JONATHAN, NIGERIA