Solar water system douses risks in Cameroon

2015-03-24 12:24

A pioneering solar-powered water distribution system is improving access to potable water in a region of Far North Cameroon beset by drought, water-related illness and an influx of refugees fleeing Boko Haram attacks.

Boko Haram attacks liberated Nigerian town, kills 11

2015-03-20 16:32

Witnesses say Boko Haram extremists have attacked a Nigerian town and killed 11 people who had returned home after the military reclaimed the town.

FACTSHEET: Conflict-related deaths in sub-Saharan Africa

2015-03-18 09:53

Read this article in which Africa Check details how conflict in sub-Saharan Africa has resulted in the deaths of thousands of people.

Cameroon forces attack Boko Haram

2015-03-16 17:59

Cameroonian forces have attacked Boko Haram extremists in a Nigerian village

Crisis at Lake Chad

2015-03-10 22:30

The Red Cross has warned of an increasingly dire situation in Nigeria and other countries circling Lake Chad, where hundreds of thousands have been forced to flee Boko Haram violence.

Origins of Aids strains traced to gorillas

2015-03-03 07:45

Two of four strains of the virus that can cause Aids come from gorillas in southwestern Cameroon, an international team of scientists have reported in studies published in the United States.

Cameroon prisons overcrowded with Boko Haram suspects

2015-02-26 14:25

Cameroon officials say prisons are overcrowded with suspected Islamic extremists whose insurgency has spilled from Nigeria.

US military trains African armies

2015-02-25 19:56

Chad is sending hundreds of troops to fight Boko Haram in neighbouring Nigeria as part of a regional offensive.

Boko Haram raze town

2015-02-17 22:59

Boko Haram have razed a town down to the ground as violence rages across northeast Nigeria less than six weeks from elections.

Boko Haram issues new threat against Niger, Chad

2015-02-17 07:43

The Nigeria-based extremist group Boko Haram has threatened neighbouring countries Niger and Chad, as countries meet in Cameroon to discuss response.


16 Cameroonians kidnapped near CAR border

2015-03-21 13:00

Sixteen Cameroonians have been kidnapped in northeastern Cameroon in an alleged attack by armed militia from the Central African Republic, security sources say.

Central, West African leaders to meet over Boko Haram

2015-03-19 12:23

Central and West African states are set to hold a summit next month to agree a common strategy to combat the Boko Haram insurgency, their leaders say.

Boko Haram ousted from Nigerian town, village

2015-03-17 06:17

Nigerian troops have ousted Boko Haram from a northeastern town, while Cameroon soldiers killed several of the extremists in an attack on a Nigerian village, military officials report.

Cameroon: 25 Boko Haram suspects died in custody

2015-03-14 16:01

Cameroon has acknowledged that more than two dozen Boko Haram suspects have died in custody late last year, but a government spokesperson has denied the country's army was carrying out regular human rights abuses.

Failures by 3 governments caused homeless man's death

2015-03-05 13:07

Mistakes and miscommunication by three governments on three continents over nearly 20 years led to a homeless man known as 'Africa' being on Los Angeles' Skid Row, where he was shot by police.

Cameroonians demonstrate against Boko Haram attacks

2015-02-28 22:23

Thousands of Cameroonian youths say they have marched through the capital to show support for the military's battle against Nigeria's Islamic extremists in the country's north.

Niger bombs fish traders thought to finance Boko Haram

2015-02-25 22:25

Niger's air force has bombed a convoy of trucks carrying smoked fish to Nigeria, a trade banned by local officials because it is suspected of helping to finance the Islamist militant group Boko Haram.

Taking on Boko Haram: Forces on the ground

2015-02-18 21:21

Four African armies, from Nigeria, Cameroon, Chad and Niger, are currently directly engaged in the fight against the Nigeria-based insurgent group Boko Haram.

Boko Haram blamed for Cameroon military base attack

2015-02-17 15:51

The Cameroonian military says one of its bases on the border with Nigeria has been attacked by suspected Boko Haram extremists, leaving at least five soldiers dead.

Cameroon army kills 86 Boko Haram militants

2015-02-17 05:46

Cameroon's army says it has killed 86 Boko Haram militants and has detained 1 000 people suspected of links to the Islamist group.

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