Cameroon's main opposition leader rules out presidential run

2018-02-23 17:35

Cameroon's veteran opposition leader and perennial presidential hopeful John Fru Ndi has said he will not challenge the long-ruling President Paul Biya in this year's elections.

Boko Haram kills five civilians in Cameroon attack

2018-02-22 18:07

Boko Haram jihadists killed five civilians and wounded five others in northern Cameroon on Tuesday night after crossing the border from Nigeria, local sources have said.

Anglophone separatists claim to have kidnapped Cameroon official

2018-02-13 15:06

Cameroon's army has said that it was continuing to search for a local official after separatists in a restive English-speaking region claimed to have captured him.

Cameroon imposes curfew in restive anglophone regions

2018-02-11 15:58

Cameroon has imposed a week-long night curfew from Saturday in its restive English-speaking west citing fears of an "imminent" attack by separatists but long-serving President Paul Biya claimed the volatile situation had "stabilised".

EU calls on Cameroon security forces to use 'proportional force'

2018-02-09 13:41

The European Union has called on Cameroon to ensure its security forces use "proportional force" in the country's restive English-speaking west.

Nigeria pledges support to Cameroon over secession threat

2018-02-06 14:07

Nigeria on Monday assured Cameroon that it is determined to deal with secessionist forces attempting to use its territory to destabilise its West African neighbour.

In remote Nigeria, fear haunts Cameroonians who fled violence

2018-02-02 15:33

John Osang arrived in Nigeria at dawn on the verge of collapse, wearing just shorts and flip-flops after two fevered days running through the jungle from Cameroonian soldiers.

Cameroon soldier kills three civilians

2018-02-01 21:21

A Cameroonian soldier shot dead three civilians overnight in the northern town of Mora, sources close to the security services have said.

UN launches appeal for over 200 000 displaced by Boko Haram

2018-01-31 21:30

The UN refugee agency has appealed for $157m to help over a quarter of a million people affected by the insurgency led by the militant Islamist group Boko Haram.

Two Niger soldiers die fighting off 'Boko Haram raid'

2018-01-30 15:42

At least two soldiers were killed overnight while fighting off an attack by suspected Boko Haram jihadists in southeast Niger, a source in the security forces has said.


Boko Haram jihadists kill 7 in Cameroon, Chad

2018-02-23 13:50

Nigeria's Boko Haram jihadists have killed five civilians and two soldiers in fresh attacks in Cameroon and Chad, local sources say.

Cameroon separatists prepare for guerrilla war

2018-02-19 08:30

For the first time in his life, Victor Obi believes that the only way to win freedom in Cameroon is with a gun.

Three Cameroon soldiers killed in restive anglophone region

2018-02-12 17:38

Cameroon's national youth holiday has been marred by violence, with three soldiers killed and a local official feared kidnapped by suspected separatists in the country's restive English-speaking regions.

Cameroon's army denies alleged atrocities in restive anglophone regions

2018-02-10 09:52

The Cameroonian army has denied its troops were responsible for alleged atrocities against separatists in English-speaking regions after unverified footage apparently involving soldiers was posted online.

US urges Cameroon to respect rights of extradited separatists

2018-02-06 18:28

The United States has called on Cameroon to respect the rights of English-speaking separatists who have been extradited from neighbouring Nigeria.

Cameroon forces kill 4 civilians in restive anglophone west

2018-02-05 08:31

Cameroon security forces have killed four civilians in the country's restive English-speaking west, local sources say.

Two police killed in restive Cameroon region after extraditions

2018-02-02 06:01

Two policemen were killed in a Cameroon region roiled by separatist violence, three days after dozens of activists were extradited from neighbouring Nigeria, sources have said.

Cameroon forces among fleeing anglophones in Nigeria

2018-02-01 17:36

Cameroonian forces have crossed into neighbouring Nigeria, where thousands of people have fled from Cameroon's restive anglophone regions, local sources and state officials have said.

Cameroon paramilitaries target fleeing anglophones in Nigeria: sources

2018-01-31 20:00

Cameroonian paramilitaries have crossed into neighbouring Nigeria to conduct operations among citizens who have fled from Cameroon's restive anglophone regions, state sources have said.

Cameroon anglophone separatist leader extradited from Nigeria

2018-01-30 12:06

The president of the anglophone separatist movement in Cameroon, Sisiku Ayuk Tabe, has been extradited to Yaounde after being detained in Nigeria, the government says.

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