Cameroon


Boko Haram blocks aid to scores of refugees in Cameroon

2016-11-26 21:00

The UN has warned that the threat from Boko Haram jihadists is complicating efforts to help tens of thousands of Nigerian refugees living in dire conditions in northern Cameroon.

Six soldiers killed in Boko Haram attack in Cameroon

2016-11-22 18:00

An attack by Nigeria's Boko Haram jihadists against a Lake Chad army base manned by an anti-insurgent regional force has left six Cameroonian soldiers dead, says a military source.

Nigeria rescues one Chibok schoolgirl near Cameroon border: army

2016-11-05 16:57

One of the remaining missing Chibok schoolgirls has been rescued near the border with Cameroon, says the army.

3 Cameroon men jailed for 10 years over Boko Haram joke

2016-11-03 14:28

Amnesty International says three young men in Cameroon have been jailed for 10 years for sharing a text message that joked about the Boko Haram extremist group.

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.

 

Two female bombers thwarted in north Cameroon - army

2016-11-25 12:42

Two female bombers have been thwarted as they tried to stage a double suicide attack in Cameroon's Far North, with one blowing herself up and the second shot dead by troops, security sources say.

Nigerian troops find kidnapped Chibok schoolgirl with baby

2016-11-05 16:58

Nigerian troops have rescued one of the remaining kidnapped Chibok schoolgirls with a baby born to Boko Haram extremist.

Nigeria rescues one Chibok schoolgirl near Cameroon border: army

2016-11-05 15:32

One of the remaining missing Chibok schoolgirls has been rescued near the border with Cameroon, says the army.

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.

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