Appeal for blood in Cameroon after deadly train crash - report

2016-10-24 14:00

Officials in Cameroon have appealed to the public to donate blood to assist with the treatment of at least 600 people wounded from a train accident that killed more than 70, a report says.

Cameroon in mourning after rail disaster kill over 70

2016-10-24 11:28

A day of mourning is being observed in Cameroon following Friday’s train accident that killed more than 70 people, a report says.

Cameroon rail accident toll rises to at least 60

2016-10-22 16:04

The death toll from the Cameroon rail accident has risen to 60, a hospital source says after a passenger train derailed between two main cities.

Boko Haram atrocities haunt Cameroon's displaced

2016-09-19 11:16

"Boko Haram butchered nine people in front of me. That day I decided to leave my village," says Rachel Daviguidam, still devastated by the carnage she witnessed in September 2015.

Elderly women risk lives crushing rock in Cameroon

2016-07-23 21:04

Elderly women are risking their lives crushing rock for cash in northern Cameroon.

Billion euro investment for Cameroon hydroelectric plant

2016-07-10 13:00

French energy giant EDF and the World Bank are to join the government of Cameroon in funding a $1.2bn hydroelectric plant.

Ten killed in jihadist suicide bombing in Cameroon

2016-06-30 11:37

A suicide bombing by a Boko Haram jihadist has killed at least 10 people in northern Cameroon, a security source says.

Nigeria agrees to Cameroon's return of 80 000 refugees

2016-06-13 05:17

Nigeria says it has agreed to Cameroon's voluntary return of 80 000 Nigerian refugees who have fled the Boko Haram Islamic insurgency.

Bird flu reappears in Cameroon

2016-05-26 22:01

Cameroon's government says that the H5N1 strain of the bird flu virus has reappeared in Cameroon after an 8-year absence.

Boko Haram leaders arrested; dozens of captives freed

2016-05-15 07:12

The multinational forces fighting the Islamic extremists of Boko Haram have arrested five of the group's leaders and freed dozens of captive women and children.


Cameroon train crash: Authorities continue to comb through wreckage

2016-10-24 12:59

Authorities in Cameroon continue to comb through the wreckage, as the death toll in last week''s train crash has climbed to 79, a report says.

Cameroon train crash: Bodies strewn along tracks

2016-10-22 22:00

Bodies remained strewn along the tracks as rescue workers searched for more injured or dead, following a train accident that killed more than 70 people in Cameroon.

At least 55 killed in Cameroon train derailment - minister

2016-10-22 09:04

Fifty-five people have been killed and almost 600 injured after a packed Cameroon passenger train derailed, leaving debris strewn across nearby tracks as carriages swung off the rails.

Amnesty calls for probe into 130 missing detainees in Cameroon

2016-08-30 13:20

Amnesty International has called for a probe into the whereabouts of 130 men and boys who were arrested 20 months ago in Cameroon during a crackdown on suspected Boko Haram terrorists.

Cameroon troops kill, torture Boko Haram suspects

2016-07-14 10:21

Cameroon troops kill, torture Boko Haram suspects, new Amnesty International report says.

Cameroon leader pardons French lawyer jailed for graft

2016-07-05 12:03

Cameroonian President Paul Biya has pardoned a French lawyer serving a 25-year sentence for stealing 1,5 million euros from public funds.

Cameroonian men soon could be jailed for adultery; women are

2016-06-24 10:27

Cameroon's parliament has voted to change the country's penal code to criminalise adultery for men. Until now, adultery has been a criminal act for women only.

'Pot in a bag' stews fight pollution

2016-06-03 16:06

Can a "pot in a bag" help fight climate change? Some Cameroonian housewives who think so are using the clever new fad to stew up their tasty rice and tomatoes.

Cameroon teen escapes Boko Haram after raid

2016-05-26 05:51

The 16-year-old was kidnapped with her 1-month-old baby by Boko Haram from her home in northern Cameroon, taken to Nigeria, married off to an extremist fighter and then trained to be a suicide bomber.

Would-be bomber killed with poisoned arrow

2016-05-03 17:16

Authorities in northern Cameroon say a local self-defence group used a poisoned bow and arrow to kill a woman with explosives strapped to her body.

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