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2010-01-06 04:57:00

NAIROBI, Kenya and HERZOGENAURACH, Germany, January 6 /PRNewswire/ -- - Eto'o & Cameroon Help Launch Strategic Partnership to Support the 2010 International Year of Biodiversity PUMA and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) were joined today by the Indomitable Lions - Cameroon's national football team - with team captain Samuel Eto'o, to announce a strategic partnership to support biodiversity worldwide and specific initiatives in Africa. The 'Play for Life'...

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2009-12-16 14:43:03

The world's rarest"”and most camera shy"”great ape has finally been captured on professional video on a forested mountain in Cameroon, according to the Wildlife Conservation Society and Germany's NDR Naturfilm. With the assistance of the Wildlife Conservation Society's Cameroon Program, a film crew from the Hamburg-based NDR Naturfilm managed to video the elusive Cross River gorilla earlier this year in a stand of montane trees after weeks of effort in the Kagwene Gorilla...

2009-12-07 07:04:00

BERN, Switzerland, December 7 /PRNewswire/ -- INTERSPORT, the world's leading Sports Retailer, is proud to announce its partnership agreement to cooperate with three major PUMA African Football Federations: Ghana, Ivory Coast and Cameroon. In 2010, the eyes of the world will be turned to Africa thanks to the Orange Africa Cup of Nations and 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa. This partnership agreement will enable INTERSPORT to capitalize on the increased attention that Africa and...

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2009-08-24 12:34:11

Experts say endangered species are being threatened by Internet advertisements asking people adopt "playful primates" from Cameroon, AFP reported. It is illegal and forbidden to deal primates in the central African country. But one environmental activist in the front line said that over the past three years the Internet has led to a flourishing trade in endangered species. The Last Great Ape Organization (Laga-Cameroon) is a small non-governmental organization that works in conjunction with...

2009-05-18 13:30:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- A potential new player in Cameroon's mobile market and regulatory pressure to cut prices will help to more than double the country's mobile penetration by 2014, according to a new report from Pyramid Research (www.pyr.com), the telecom research arm of the Light Reading Communications Network (www.lightreading.com). Communications Markets in Cameroon offers a precise, incisive profile of the country's converged telecommunications, media, and technology...

2009-05-05 11:39:00

ALBANY, N.Y. and EATONTOWN, N.J., May 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- StratoComm Corporation (STCO) is making final preparation for a team of its engineers to depart for Douala, Cameroon which as referenced earlier this year is the location for installation of StratoComm's first commercial wireless telecommunications system. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20071024/NYW094LOGO) During April the company fully equipped its wireless telecommunications testing lab located at its...

2009-03-23 08:51:36

Forget English or Spanish. The real universal language is music! A new study reveals the emotions communicated in our Western music can be understood across cultural and language barriers. Researchers traveled to the Northern region of Cameroon, Africa to see whether native Africans who had never been exposed to the Western musical style before could appreciate the emotional aspects of the music. They found listeners could recognize emotional expressions of happiness, sadness and fear more...

2009-01-19 12:10:00

ALBANY, N.Y., EATONTOWN, N.J. and DOUALA, Cameroon, Jan. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- StratoComm Corporation (STCO) and Evergreen ISP Platforms met this week in Eatontown, New Jersey to work through final details for its initial launch of communications services in the country of Cameroon. Mr. William Tallah, Director General of Evergreen ISP Platforms, StratoComm's Cameroonian partner, traveled to the U.S. to finalize details for the launch of Internet and telephony subscriber services....

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2008-11-29 08:45:00

Cameroon has established a new national park that seeks to protect the world's rarest gorilla. Takamanda National Park, which borders Nigeria, is home to an estimated 115 endangered Cross River gorillas. Experts believe the total population of the subspecies is less than 300. The move coincides with an initial meeting in Rome of governments of 10 gorilla range states that seek to protect the endangered primates. The Gorilla Agreement, finalized in June, includes all the countries where the...

2008-11-07 06:00:19

The national oil company of Cameroon, Societe Nationale des Hydrocarbures, and GDF Suez have entered into a strategic partnership to develop a liquefied natural gas export plant in Cameroon. Societe Nationale des Hydrocarbures (SNH) and GDF Suez will start by jointly evaluating the alternatives for liquefied natural gas (LNG) export, including an LNG floating production storage offloading (FPSO) solution in the Kribi or Limbe area. This partnership is expected to enable Cameroon to join...


Latest Cameroon Reference Libraries

Ngoubou
2013-10-07 08:23:12

The Ngoubou is cryptid in the savanna area of Cameroon and is claimed to fight elephants for land. The pygmies of the region call the creature a Ngoubou that translates to rhinoceros, but the pygmies say that it is not a normal rhinoceros. While a rhino has one horn, the Ngoubou has six horns around its frill. According to locals, the Ngoubou is about the size of an ox. William Gibb and David Wetzel visited the area in 2000 and spoke with the local residents. They claimed an elder of the...

Goliath Frog, Conraua goliath
2013-07-24 11:33:06

The Goliath Frog (Conraua goliath) is the largest living anuran on Earth. The largest known specimens can grow up to 13 inches long from snout to vent, and weighs up to 7 pounds. This animal has a relatively small habitat range, mainly in Cameroon and Equatorial Guinea. Its numbers are decreasing because of habitat destruction and its collection for consumption and the pet trade. Their eyes can be almost .98 inches in diameter. The obvious tympanum has a diameter of about .20 inches and is...

Peter's Duiker, Cephalophus callipygus
2012-09-03 07:31:00

Peter’s duiker (Cephalophus callipygus) is a species of antelope that can be found in southern Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, and northern areas of the Republic of Congo. It prefers a habitat in dense, undisturbed primary forests or rainforests, but it will inhabit forests that have been logged if there is enough cover. It can reach an average height of twenty inches at the shoulder, with a weight of forty pounds. Its fur is typically greyish brown in color. It is thought that Weyns’...

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2008-10-18 12:24:29

The Gray-backed Fiscal (Lanius excubitoroides) is a species of bird found in Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Mali, Mauritania, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda. Its natural habitats are dry savanna and subtropical or tropical dry lowland grassland.

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2007-10-22 16:03:24

The Bioko Allen's Bushbaby (Galago alleni) , also known as Bioko Allen's Galago, or Bioko Allen's Squirrel Galago is a species of primate in the Galagidae family. It is found in Angola, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, and Nigeria. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry forests.

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Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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