'Please get me home to my dying son' - Dad stranded in Cameroon's plea to SA govt

2020-03-30 18:29

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.

Coronavirus spreads to Cameroon, with 2 confirmed cases

2020-03-06 22:51

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 army blames 'unfortunate accident' for village massacre

2020-02-18 13:33

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 elections overshadowed by violence, boycott

2020-02-09 14:03

Cameroon votes Sunday in polls overshadowed by separatist violence which has displaced hundreds of thousands of people, and a partial opposition boycott.

Cameroon elections overshadowed by boycott and violence

2020-02-07 11:17

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.

Kidnapped Greek tanker crew freed from Cameroon: govt

2020-01-22 20:44

A Greek oil tanker captain and seven crew members kidnapped last month from a Cameroon port have been released, Greek officials say.

Captain, 7 crew abducted from Greek oil tanker in Cameroon port

2019-12-31 21:00

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.

Cameroon announces detainee release at forum on separatist crisis

2019-10-04 18:52

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.

Cameroon anglophone separatist leader gets life sentence - lawyers

2019-08-20 14:24

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.

Cameroon opposition leader kidnapped again

2019-06-29 14:41

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.


First Coronavirus death in Cameroon

2020-03-24 21:12

The victim had returned from Italy and was already infected on his arrival.

Ruling party retains sweeping majority in Cameroon election

2020-02-28 21:01

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.

14 children among up to 22 dead in Cameroon massacre: UN

2020-02-17 09:38

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 parliamentary elections: snapshot of what's at stake

2020-02-07 15:20

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.

Two killed, 20 homes torched in Cameroon Boko Haram attack

2020-02-04 22:00

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.

Survivors tell of France's 'dirty war' in Cameroon independence

2020-01-04 14:55

It was a "dirty war" waged by French colonial troops but it never made headlines and even today goes untold in school history books.

7 Cameroonian soldiers plead not guilty to executing women and children

2019-10-21 22:55

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.

Schools at stake in Cameroon's separatist crisis

2019-09-28 12:54

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 forces quash prison riot posted on Facebook

2019-07-24 05:51

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.

WATCH: This young mechanic built an off-road vehicle from recycled parts

2019-03-16 14:00

Young mechanic Cédric Simen shows off his latest creation: an off-road vehicle made from recovered and recycled parts in Western Cameroon.

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