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37 die in ghastly bus accident

At least 37 people including 10 women and four children were killed when their bus hit a lorry in central Cameroon, police said on Sunday.

Boko Haram strikes again, kills Village head, 3 others

At least four civilians were killed between Thursday and Friday by the terror group, Boko Haram in Cameroon’s far north region, local authorities said on Friday.

Boko Haram terrorists strike at night, 3 villagers killed, 1 kidnapped

No fewer than three villagers were killed and one other abducted when Boko Haram terrorists raided a community in Cameroon's Far North region.

Gunmen kidnap 11 teachers

Gunmen  kidnapped 11 teachers from a primary school in Cameroon’s restive Anglophone region, the head of the Presbyterian Church said. Heavily armed assailants stormed the...

Boko Haram attacks military post, kills 2 soldiers, loots armoury

Two soldiers, belonging to Cameroon's 42nd Motorised Infantry Battalion were killed on Monday night when an army post was attacked by Boko Haram terrorists in the Far North region.

Greek national arrested in Douala for smuggling methamphetamine

A 43 year-old Greek national has been arrested in Douala, Cameroon for smuggling 18 kg of methamphetamine estimated at 700 million CFA francs, about $1.16 million.

Boko Haram gunmen massacre 18 civilians, gravely injure 11

Boko Haram gunmen have killed no fewer than 18 civilians in a raid on the night of Saturday to Sunday in Cameroon's Far North region.

Coronavirus: Cameroon confirms first case

Cameroon’s health ministry on Friday confirmed the country’s first case of coronavirus, through a 58-year-old French citizen who arrived in the capital Yaounde on Feb. 24.

Cameroon to Macron: Leave Paul Biya alone

Cameroon has opposed French President Emmanuel Macron's remarks over a separatist crisis in the country's English-speaking regions

Cameroon killings: Macron says will mount pressure on Biya

French President Emmanuel Macron said on Saturday that he will call Cameroonian President Paul Biya on Monday to pile pressure so as to end the killings of civilians by soldiers.

Cameroonian troops accused of massacre of 14 children in Anglophone village

A massacre in an Anglophone region of Cameroon left up to 22 villagers dead including 14 children, the UN said Sunday, with an opposition party blaming the killings on the country's army.

2021 AFCON hosts Cameroon set to disrupt European leagues

European leagues will face some disruption next season, in terms of player availability after hosts Cameroon announced the Africa Cup of Nations will be moved from the summer to January 2021.

Boko Haram kills 275

Amnesty International revealed Wednesday that Boko Haram militants have killed at least 275 people this year in Cameroon´s Far North region despite government claims back in January that the Islamic extremist group had waned in the area.

Trump sanctions Paul Biya of Cameroon

U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday said he would end Cameroon’s preferential trade benefits from Jan. 1, citing what he called the country’s “persistent gross violations of internationally recognized human rights.”

Samuel Eto’o: I am not going into politics like Weah

Samuel Eto'o is up there with George Weah as an African legend on the football field, but he says he has no plans to follow the Liberian into politics "for the moment".

Cameroon frees detained opposition leader Kamto

Cameroon's main opposition leader Maurice Kamto walked free from jail Saturday after a military court ordered his release at the behest of long reigning President Paul Biya.

Zulum visits Borno refugees in Cameroon

Gov. Babagana Umara Zulum of Borno, has visited Borno indigenes taking refuge at Minawao camp in Cameroun.

12th AG: Falconets beat Cameroon on penalties to win gold

 Nigeria’s U-20 team, Falconets, emerged champions of the women’s football tournament at the 12th African Games in Rabat on Thursday, after a 3-2 penalty shoot-out triumph over their counterparts from Cameroon.

500000 flee Anglophone Cameroon

More than 500,000 people have fled conflict in the southwest and northwest Anglophone regions of Cameroon in anticipation of a lockdown called by rebels, a UN spokesman said Wednesday.

Abducted Catholic bishop regains freedom

A prominent Catholic bishop in Cameroon has been released by his abductors in the country's volatile English-speaking Northwest region.

Cameroon jails Ayuk Tabe, 9 Ambazonia leaders for life

Cameroon's Yaounde Military Tribunal on Tuesday sentenced 10 separatist leaders seeking independence of the English-speaking part of the country to life in prison over rebellion and terrorism charges.

Fresh kidnapping of seamen in Gulf of Guinea, Nigerian pirates accused

Cameroonian Navy has begun a search for an unknown number of Asian and European seamen who were kidnapped Thursday aboard a vessel in the Gulf of Guinea off the southern port of Douala.

Cameroon: Biya hires US lobbyists linked with Trump for $55K monthly

President Paul Biya's government has hired Clout Public Affairs, a firm organized by former aides to Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz, to lobby President Donald Trump and US Congress for $55,000 a month.

Anglophone Cameroon crisis spreads , riot in Yaounde prison

Cameroonian security forces moved into Yaounde's central prison overnight to put down an uprising by inmates protesting at the government’s crackdown on the Anglophone separatist movement and poor conditions inside, inmates’ videos showed.

40,000 more flee Cameroon conflict to Nigeria — UN

The United Nations on Monday said nearly 40,000 more people had been forced to flee to Nigeria by worsening humanitarian situation in north-west and...

Road to AFCON 2021: Nigeria to battle Benin, Sierra Leone, Lesotho

Nigeria will battle neighbours Benin Republic, Sierra Leone and Lesotho to qualify for the 2021 Total African Cup of Nations tournament holding in Cameroon.

AFCON debacle: Cameroon sacks Seedorf

Former Netherlands midfielder Clarence Seedorf has been sacked as Cameroon coach after the side failed to defend their Africa Cup of Nations title.

30 bus passengers kidnapped

About 30 bus passengers were abducted by Cameroon’s armed separatists on Friday along Fundong-Bamenda highway in the Northwest. The area is one of the two...

7 separatists killed in Cameroon’s troubled Anglophone region

Seven armed separatists were killed in fresh clashes with government forces early Thursday in Cameroon’s locality of Esu located in troubled English-speaking region of...

Video: Dollar rain for Super Eagles players for beating Cameroon

Super Eagles players are expected to pocket at least $30,000 each for Saturday’s hard-earned 3-2 victory over the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon in AFCON...

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