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Residents from the Western Region in Cameroon arrive at the bus terminal in Buea following renewed clashed in the restive anglophone region on July 15, 2018. Twenty civilians, including five students and a teacher, were killed on july 11-12, 2018 by the Cameroonian army in two localities in the Anglophone North-West region, an NGO on July 13, 2018. STRINGER / AFP

SEMA: 34,000 Cameroonian refugees in Cross River

The Cross River State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) on Friday said that over 34,000 Cameroonians, were currently taking refuge in six local government areas of the state.
Residents from the Western Region in Cameroon arrive at the bus terminal in Buea following renewed clashed in the restive anglophone region on July 15, 2018. Twenty civilians, including five students and a teacher, were killed on july 11-12, 2018 by the Cameroonian army in two localities in the Anglophone North-West region, an NGO on July 13, 2018. STRINGER / AFP

Cameroon unrest drives 180,000 from their homes

Human Rights Watch on Thursday blamed Cameroon's government forces and separatists for worsening violence in the country's anglophone regions which has left scores dead and displaced over 180,000 people.

Cameroon arrests four soldiers suspected of executing women, children

Cameroon has arrested four soldiers suspected of shooting dead two women and two children in the country’s far north where its army is battling jihadist group Boko Haram, two security sources told Reuters.

Report: Cameroon police officer decapitated in restive anglophone region

The officer who was killed was stationed at the town of Wum in the northeast of the country, a security source told AFP, confirming information from one of the victim's relatives.
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Barack Obama: French World Cup victors show triumph of diversity

Former US president Barack Obama on Tuesday singled out the African heritage of many players in France’s World Cup-winning football team in a speech paying tribute to Nelson Mandela.
President Nicolás Maduro with a military honor guard in Caracas, Venezuela. Cristian Hernandez-EPA, via Shutterstock

World Cup: In reality Africa won – Nicolas Maduro

Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro believes Africa and not France are the true winners of the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

US expresses outrage over video of executions in Cameroon

The U.S. has expressed outrage over a recent video of execution being carried out allegedly by Cameroonian military personnel.

Cameroon minister ambushed in restive region, ‘assailants killed’

A convoy transporting Cameroonian Defence Minister Joseph Beti Assomo was ambushed in the country's restive anglophone region, leaving several attackers dead, state radio said Friday.
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Amnesty: ‘Credible evidence’ of killings by Cameroon soldiers

Rights group Amnesty International said Thursday it had "credible evidence" that Cameroonian soldiers carried out the extrajudicial killings of two women and two children, demanding the servicemen be brought to justice.

Cameroon probes video showing extra-judicial killings

The Cameroonian government has launched a probe into a video circulated online that appears to show men in military uniform shooting dead two women and two children for being suspected members of the Islamist group Boko Haram.
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Yemi Alade, Femi Kuti to perform as Macron visits Afrika Shrine

Yemi Alade and Femi Kuti will perform on Tuesday when French President Emmanuel Macron pays a visit to the New Afrika Shrine.
Cameroonian town of Amchide

Cameroonian town ravaged by Boko Haram bears deep scars

Burnt cars, houses torched or pockmarked by heavy shelling and shuttered schools mark the once bustling Cameroon town of Amchide which was a frontline in the war against Boko Haram.

Official: 10 killed as soldiers battle horse-riding Boko Haram fighters

The Nigerian Army on Saturday said it killed 10 Boko Haram insurgents during an operation at Ngelkona in Ngala Local Government area of Borno State. The Deputy Director Public Relations Theatre Command Operation Lafiya Dole,...

ECOWAS tasks Nigeria on insurgency

ECOWAS Parliament has appealed to Nigeria to put measures in place to address the issues surrounding insurgency in the Northeast.

Eight bodies found in restive Cameroon: opposition

The bodies of eight young men were discovered in Cameroon's restive Northwest anglophone region, an opposition MP and eyewitnesses told AFP on Friday.

UNHCR, NCFRMI register 21,291 Cameroonian refugees in Nigeria

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and the National Commission for Refugees, Migrants, and Internally Displaced Persons (NCFRMI) have so far registered 21,291 Cameroonian refugees in Nigeria.

Mo Salah breaks record and Emmanuel Boateng leaves Barca heartbroken

Egyptian Mohamed Salah broke a record and Ghanaian Emmanuel Boateng left Barcelona heartbroken as they became the top African performers in the elite European leagues at the weekend.

Two gendarmes killed in northwest Cameroon

Two Cameroonian gendarmes – paramilitary officials – were killed by suspected separatists in the North West region. Local media reported that some gendarmes had been abducted bu unkown gunmen early on Saturday.

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