Cameroon

Amnesty: Over 100 English-language protesters arrested in Cameroon

More than 100 people have been arrested during several weeks of peaceful protests against the marginalization of the English-speaking minority in Cameroon,...

Five killed as anglophone Cameroonians riot

At least five people have been killed in the Cameroonian city of Bamenda as anglophone residents protesting the dominance of the French language clashed with...

More than 100 people arrested, one killed during protests in Cameroon

More than 100 people were arrested and one person was killed when thousands of English-speaking Cameroonians protested for a third day on Wednesday against...

Cameroon rescuers find more bodies after train crash

Two days after the derailment of a passenger train claimed more than 70 lives in Cameroon, rescuers were searching for more bodies in a ravine where four of...

Over 70 confirmed dead in Cameroon train derailment

More than 70 people are dead and 600 injured after a passenger train derailed in Cameroon, President Paul Biya said Saturday. [[{"fid":"6515","view_mode":"...

Soldiers kill 27 Boko Haram terrorists in Cameroon

Soldiers killed 27 members of Islamist terrorist group Boko Haram and arrested ten others in northern Cameroon, the commander of a regional army force said...

Eurosceptic Conservatives urge Cameron to stay after Brexit poll

Dozens of eurosceptic lawmakers from Prime Minister David Cameron's Conservative Party urged him to continue to lead the country whatever the result of...

"I just wanted a way out," Boko Haram "wife" recalls

Thousands of women kidnapped by Boko Haram are being used as sex slaves, servants or suicide bombers. One of them recalls her life of pain and fear in the...

Number of child suicide bombers increases 11-fold in West Africa

The number of children involved in suicide attacks in Nigeria, Cameroon and Chad has soared from four in 2014 to 44 in 2015, the UN Children's Fund (...

60 dead as suicide bombers target refugee camp in northern Nigeria

At least 60 people were killed when two suicide bombers detonated explosives in a camp for internally displaced people in north eastern Nigeria, relief workers...

At least 11 dead as suicide bombers target wake in northern Cameroon

At least 11 people were killed and 20 injured after suicide bombers targeted a wake in northern Cameroon on Wednesday. The attack on the locality of...

Four killed in northern Cameroon suicide attack

Four people were killed when suicide bombers attacked a school in Cameroon's Far North Region on Thursday morning, a military source told dpa. The two...

Boko Haram suicide bombers kill nearly 30 in Cameroon

Three Boko Haram Islamists blew themselves up Monday in northern Cameroon, killing at least 25 people and themselves, officials said. Two of the explosions...

Suicide bomber kills five worshippers at mosque in Cameroon

At least five Muslim worshippers were killed Monday morning when a suicide bomber attacked a mosque in northern Cameroon. The attacker had joined an...

IMF warns central Africa against falling oil prices

International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde on Saturday called on central African states to trace a new pathway to growth as oil prices...

At least 24 insurgents reported dead after attack on Cameroon village

At least 24 Islamist insurgents from the Boko Haram group were killed after they attacked a village in the far north of Cameroon, the commander of the...

UN: 1 million children forced out of school in west, central Africa

Conflict has forced an estimated 1 million children out of school in north-eastern Nigeria, Cameroon, Chad and Niger, according to the UN. More than 2,000...
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