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The new England football kit has been revealed and was instantly compared with West Germany's outfit in the 1960s and 70s by some fans. The kit was sponsored by 'Nike', who opted for a simple design, with a rounded collar and navy badge, Sky News reported. Fans took to social media to express their displeasure at the kit's likeness to England's great rivals. One user wrote: "The new England ...
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There's no official figure to determine its role in the Cameroonian economy but there is evidence that the "call box" business is a booming informal business in the country's mobile telephone sector.
The informal business, practised by thousands of Cameroonians in both in the urban and rural areas, entails one getting a mobile phone and a table in an open area on a street, reports Xinhua. This is linked to the rapid growth of the mobile telephone sector in a country where the first license for mobile phone operator was given to the local subsidiary of the French operator Orange in 1999.
This activity consists of selling airtime of the three main mobile phone operators in the west-central African country.
It is commonly known as "call box" because it involves one sitting with a wooden table and a big umbrella to protect himself from the sun and rains. Besides the purchase of airtime, the customers can also make calls and pay for the charges.
From ordinary citizens to public officials, the customers vary and come from all social groupings. The business has been invaded by people of different ages, gender as well as the literate and the illiterate, all of whom are seeking for a way to escape high unemployment affecting a huge section of the 20 million Cameroonians. ...
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