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A South African father stranded in Cameroon is pleading with government to bring him home to his ill son amid the global outbreak of Covid-19.
Cameroon said it has confirmed its first two cases of the novel coronavirus, a French national who arrived in the capital Yaounde in February and a Cameroonian who came in contact with him.
Cameroon's army has denied opposition charges that it had massacred villagers in a troubled English-speaking region, blaming instead an 'unfortunate accident' caused by an explosion of fuel during a firefight.
Cameroon votes Sunday in polls overshadowed by separatist violence which has displaced hundreds of thousands of people, and a partial opposition boycott.
Voters in Cameroon will cast their ballots on Sunday in a country where the mood has been darkened by separatist violence and calls for an election boycott.
A Greek oil tanker captain and seven crew members kidnapped last month from a Cameroon port have been released, Greek officials say.
Armed men staged a night raid on a Greek oil tanker anchored in a Cameroonian port and abducted eight crewmen, including the vessel's Greek captain, the merchant marine ministry and the ship's owner say.
President Paul Biya ordered the release of several hundred detainees linked to the separatist crisis in Cameroon's anglophone regions as talks on the turmoil ended their fourth day.
A military court in Cameroon has handed down life sentences to the head of the country's anglophone separatist movement, Julius Sisiku Ayuk Tabe, and nine of his followers, lawyers said.
The chairperson of Cameroon's main opposition party, Ni John Fru Ndi, has been kidnapped again in the English speaking Northwest Region, two months after an initial abduction, his party says.
The victim had returned from Italy and was already infected on his arrival.
President Paul Biya's party has retained an absolute majority in Cameroon's parliament, the constitutional council has announced after the controversial February 9 vote.
A massacre in an anglophone region of Cameroon left up to 22 villagers dead including 14 children, the UN has said, with an opposition party blaming the killings on the army.
Cameroon's first parliamentary and municipal elections in seven years are due on February 9, despite jihadist attacks in the north and a bloody separatist struggle in the west.
Suspected Boko Haram jihadists have attacked a village in northern Cameroon, torching homes and killing two civilians just days before legislative and municipal elections, security sources say.
It was a "dirty war" waged by French colonial troops but it never made headlines and even today goes untold in school history books.
Seven Cameroonian soldiers accused of killing two women and their children in an alleged summary execution that was caught on video pleaded not guilty at a military tribunal on Monday.
A solitary teacher has just two pupils in his class in west Cameroon, where thousands of schools have closed down altogether because of kidnappings and threats by radical separatists.
Cameroon's security forces put down a riot by prisoners who ransacked and burnt a jail in the capital Yaounde overnight, witnesses told AFP on Tuesday.
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