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News Cameroon Education: Cameroonian President Orders De-Crowding of Prisons to Combat COVID-19

Published on: Thursday 16 April 2020
Cameroonian President Orders De-Crowding of Prisons to Combat COVID-19
News source: https://www.voanews.com/africa/cameroonian-president-orders-de-crowding-prisons-combat-covid-19

Cameroon's president has announced steps that will lead to the release of thousands of prisoners due to concerns about the coronavirus spreading in overcrowded facilities.  However, separatists fighting for an independent English-speaking state and officials jailed for corruption are excluded.  Rights groups also note that Biya's political opponents and journalists critical of his rule will remain behind bars. Since late Wednesday, Cameroon state radio has read out an order signed by President Paul Biya to decrease crowding in the central African state’s 78 prisons. "The president of the

News Cameroon Education: Guidance Note on GBV interventionin the outbreak of COVID-19 in Cameroon - GBV Sub-Sector

Published on: Sunday 05 April 2020
Guidance Note on GBV interventionin the outbreak of COVID-19 in Cameroon - GBV Sub-Sector
News source: https://reliefweb.int/report/cameroon/guidance-note-gbv-interventionin-outbreak-covid-19-cameroon-gbv-sub-sector

In 2020, humanitarian needs in Cameroon remain acute with 3.9 million people in need of emergency assistance ... The displaced communities have acute needs for protection, food, shelter/NFI, water and ...

News Cameroon Education: Cameroon Clears its Streets of Abandoned Kids

Published on: Monday 06 April 2020
Cameroon Clears its Streets of Abandoned Kids
News source: https://www.voanews.com/science-health/coronavirus-outbreak/cameroon-clears-its-streets-abandoned-kids

The coronavirus outbreak in Cameroon, with over 655 confirmed infections, has accelerated a government plan to remove thousands of homeless children from the streets.  About 3,000 street children are to be reunited with their families or receive job training, including orphans and asylum-seekers from the neighboring Central African Republic.  Henri Nyambi Dikosso, director of national solidarity at Cameroon Ministry of Social Affairs is leading a group of social workers and hospital staff removing hundreds of children from streets in the capital Yaoundé this Monday morning.

News Cameroon Education: Cameroon – Anglophone Crisis: Separatists Kidnap Students, Parent In Fresh Efforts Against Education

Published on: Wednesday 09 October 2019
Cameroon – Anglophone Crisis: Separatists Kidnap Students, Parent In Fresh Efforts Against Education
News source: http://www.cameroon-info.net/article/cameroon-anglophone-crisis-separatists-kidnap-students-parent-in-fresh-efforts-against-education-353859.html

In Cameroon’s North West and South West Regions, armed separatists seeking the independence of a country they call Ambazonia want to end anything related to the education of children – especially ...

News Cameroon Education: Cameroon's language dispute keeps schools shut

Published on: Friday 04 October 2019
Cameroon's language dispute keeps schools shut
News source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2019/10/cameroons-language-dispute-schools-shut-191004115035649.html

Education has been a key focus at peace talks in Cameroon this week. But as negotiations draw to a close on Friday, hundreds of thousands of children are still being excluded from school. Cameroon's ...

News Cameroon Education: Nigeria must cut out errors against Cameroon, says Rohr

Published on: Saturday 06 July 2019
Nigeria must cut out errors against Cameroon, says Rohr
News source: https://the-star.co.ke/sports/football/2019-07-06-nigeria-must-cut-out-errors-against-cameroon-says-rohr/

“We know that Cameroon are very strong with good footballing education in France and we hope we can find their weak points,” he added. “It is now that the real tournament is starting for us ...

News Cameroon Education: Cameroon: Video Shows Separatists Torturing Man

Published on: Monday 24 June 2019
Cameroon: Video Shows Separatists Torturing Man
News source: https://allafrica.com/stories/201906250223.html

Since late 2016, the Anglophone regions of Cameroon have been gripped by deadly ... and threatening education officials and students with violence if they did not comply with separatist demands ...

News Cameroon Education: Displaced Cameroonians struggle in Nigeria

Published on: Thursday 16 May 2019
News source: https://reliefweb.int/report/nigeria/displaced-cameroonians-struggle-nigeria

Violent clashes between Cameroon’s military and armed separatists ... is straining food resources and already limited health, education, water and sanitation facilities in these areas. ...

News Cameroon Education: Children in Cameroon awards "Children’s Nobel Prize" to fighter against child marriage

Published on: Friday 10 May 2019
News source: http://www.mynewsdesk.com/worldschildrensprize/pressreleases/children-in-cameroon-awards-childrens-nobel-prize-to-fighter-against-child-marriage-2871330

Children in Cameroon, along with millions of others around the world ... The vote marks the end of the WCP program, the world’s largest annual education initiative, which empowers children to become ...

News Cameroon Education: Cameroon: 'I've Not Gone to School Again' - the Student Victims of Cameroon's Crisis

Published on: Monday 13 May 2019
News source: https://allafrica.com/stories/201905140472.html

Now, every Monday is a "ghost town" in Cameroon's two English-speaking region of North West and South West. Schools, business and public offices all remain closed for the day. Moreover, education ...

News Cameroon Education: Pharmacist opens Powell drug store after immigrating from Africa with $300

Published on: Wednesday 15 May 2019
News source: https://www.dispatch.com/news/20190515/pharmacist-opens-powell-drug-store-after-immigrating-from-cameroon-with-300

Since she arrived in the United States in August 2003 from the Republic of Cameroon in central Africa with only $300 in her pocket, she has worked to get an education, find a home, build a family and ...