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The capital of Cameroon, in the south-central part of the country.
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(French jaunde) or


(Placename) the capital of Cameroon, in the southwest: University of Cameroon (1962). Pop: 1 727 000 (2005 est)
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(ˈyaʊn deɪ, yaʊnˈdeɪ)

the capital of Cameroon, in the SW part. 750,000.
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Noun1.Yaounde - the capital of Cameroon
Cameroun, Republic of Cameroon, Cameroon - a republic on the western coast of central Africa; was under French and British control until 1960
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YAOUNDE, Cameroon -- By Monica Barreto, Contracting Officer
At the International Grand Prix held in Yaounde, Cameroon, 400 metres runner Ditiro Nzamani clocked 45.07 to qualify for the IAAF World Championships that will be held in Doha in September.
He qualified for the Rio Olympics after winning gold in the African qualifiers in Yaounde, Cameroon. In the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, where he featured in the 69kg lost, he to Thulani Mbenge (RSA) 3:0 in the second preliminary round.
Address for correspondence: Richard Njouom, Centre Pasteur du Cameroon, Virology Department, 451 Rue 205-Yaounde II, PO Box 1274, Yaounde, Cameroon; email: njouom@pasteur-yaounde.org
Yaounde, Cameroon, Feb 14, 2019, SPA -- Under the directives of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, the Advisor at the Saudi Royal Court and Member of Council of Senior Scholars Sheikh Dr.
Antimicrobial Research Unit, College of Health Sciences, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa; and Department of Clinical Microbiology, Centre of Expertise and Biological Diagnostic of Cameroon, Yaounde, Cameroon
YAOUNDE, Cameroon -- An American missionary died in northwestern Cameroon after being shot in the head Tuesday amid fighting between armed separatists and soldiers, the director of the regional hospital said.
According to the statement, an international conference to mark this year's edition would take place in Yaounde, Cameroon in November 2018 under the theme 'Archives: Governance, Memory and Heritage.'
"There is a lot I am very proud of, but one thing stands out: my role in helping to establish the Magrabi ICO Cameroon Eye Institute in Yaounde, Cameroon," said Makary, who is also the vice-president of fund-raising at the Africa Eye Foundation.
YAOUNDE, CAMEROON * The Catholic Church in Cameroon said shots were fired at the residence of Archbishop Samuel Kleda, bishops' conference president, after he criticized policies by the government of President Paul Biya.
She has represented Kenya in various competitions, among them the World Cross Country Championships in 2013 in Poland where she emerged 10th in the senior category, and in 2014 Africa Cross Country Championships in Kampala where she wound up seventh.She was also in the Africa Cross Country Championships in Yaounde, Cameroon in 2016 where she wound up third.