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A leader of Cameroon’s separatist movement, Sisiku Ayuk Tabe, and nine of his followers have been given life sentences by a military court in the capital, Yaoundé. They were convicted of rebellion, among other charges. Their lawyers accused the judge of bias and withdrew from the proceedings.
There is really no limit to the brutality of Boko Haram insurgents as some women have found out in Kalagari community, a border village in northern Cameroon near Nigeria.
Swiss police fired water cannon, tear gas and stun grenades at Cameroonian protesters outside UN headquarters in Geneva Saturday as the crowd surged towards a luxury hotel hosting 86-year-old President Paul Biya, who has been at the helms since November 1982.
Separatists in restive Northwest Cameroon have, in a rare move, freed a former government minister unharmed after two weeks in captivity. Emmanuel Ngafeson Bantar, a top Ministry of Justice official, was the first advisor to President Paul Biya to be abducted in the Northwest.
A prominent lawyer close to detained Cameroon opposition leader Maurice Kamto was charged on Thursday with rebellion, her lawyer said, after the country shrugged off international concern over a wave of arrests targeting government critics.
President Paul Biya of Cameroon has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on his re-election, wishing him ‘‘every success’’ as he serves a second term of four years.
Cameroon opposition leader Maurice Kamto, who says he was cheated out of the presidency in elections last year, has been charged with “rebellion” and “insurrection”, one of his lawyers said Wednesday.
The Cameroon Army said on Thursday that ten armed separatists were killed and six soldiers wounded in a clash in Ndawara, a locality in the North-west of the country.
Cameroon's main opposition leader Maurice Kamto has been charged with sedition, insurrection and inciting violence, his lawyer said, as authorities banned planned protest marches in the capital Yaounde.
Cameroon opposition leader Maurice Kamto, who claims to have been cheated out of the presidency in elections last year, was arrested in the country's economic capital Douala on Monday, a senior party member said.
Some 50 protesters opposed to Cameroon's President Paul Biya broke into the country's Paris embassy, vandalising portraits of him, witnesses said Sunday.
President Muhammadu Buhari and his colleagues of the Lake Chad Basin Commission (LCBC), have renewed their commitment to end the Boko Haram insurgency.
Nearly 300 people who were arrested in connection with Cameroon’s anglophone crisis will be released on Friday, a day after being pardoned by President Paul Biya, the defence minister said.
The United Kingdom has called for international support for Nigeria in the fight against the resurgence of the destructive activities of the Boko Haram terrorist group.
The Nasarawa state Police commissioner, CP Bola Longe, has said that the state deputy governor, Dr. Emmanuel Akabe, was not the target of the Tuesday night gunmen attack on his convoy which left three police officers and a civilian driver dead.
Liverpool goalkeeper Adrian has admitted that would have gladly slept with the Super Cup after Liverpool's penalty shoot-out success against Chelsea in Istanbul.
Arsenal forward Nicolas Pepe has revealed the club's aims for the 2019-20 season.
Yunus Usman, counsel to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), says the claim that results of the February presidential election were transmitted to a server is “the greatest lie of this century”.
England women’s manager Phil Neville believes football players should boycott social media in the wake of Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba becoming the latest high-profile figure to suffer racist abuse online.
The Lagos State Police Command has arrested a woman for allegedly flogging and locking a 10-year-old orphan in a kennel.
Plateau State Governorship Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Jeremiah Useni, has urged members of the PDP to work assiduously towards recovering mandate in the tribunal to unite and strengthen the party in the state.
The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has arrested 42 highway extortionists, made up of 37 officials of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) and their accomplices.
Everton new buy Alex Iwobi watched from the bench as Toffees ran away with a lone goal victory and three points at the expense of visiting Watford on Saturday.
In a bid to promote the well-being of residents of government owned housing estates, Lagos State government said it is set to fully implement the policy of engagement of facility managers for the maintenance of the estates.