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Security tight as Cameroon's Paul Biya wins seventh presidential term

Voting was disrupted in Francophone Cameroon's two English-speaking regions, where a separatist movement has unleashed a brutal government crackdown.

published on : 22nd October 2018

Cameroon presidential polls rocked by deadly violence, security fears 

After voting got underway Sunday, security forces shot dead three suspected separatists who had allegedly fired at passersby from a motorcycle in Bamenda, the main city in the northwest region.

published on : 8th October 2018

Cameroon's far north seen as path to poll victory

Despite not having any identity papers after fleeing and therefore being unable to vote, Aboulaye vocally supports President Paul Biya.

published on : 4th October 2018

80 inmates escape in anglophone Cameroon jailbreak after gunmen storms prison

"The gunmen attacked under cover of darkness," the source said, using a ladder to scale the rear wall before battering down the prisoners' cell doors.

published on : 27th September 2018

Bus attack kills one, wounds several in strife-torn Anglophone​ Cameroon 

The attack launched by armed men on Saturday night is the latest violence in the restive region, where English-speaking separatists have declared an independent state.

published on : 10th September 2018

Football: Cash-strapped Cameroon postpones last matches of season

Football in the land of the "Indomitable Lions" -- due to host the African Cup of Nations just months from now -- is struggling.

published on : 6th July 2018

81 police, soldiers killed in Cameroon's anglophone crisis

As per United Nations report, 60,000 people have been internally displaced and 20,000 have sought refuge in neighbouring Nigeria.

published on : 21st June 2018

Cameroon great Roger Milla remembers FIFA World Cup magic as history beckons for Africa

Cameroon great Roger Milla has told AFP that he never received the credit he deserved for his World Cup goalscoring exploits.

published on : 11th June 2018

Suspected jihadists kill six in Cameroon

Six villagers were killed overnight in northern Cameroon in an attack attributed to Nigeria's Boko Haram jihadist group

published on : 8th June 2018

22 killed in clashes in Cameroon English-speaking region: MP

The identity of those killed was not immediately clear, with the army describing them as "terrorists" and villagers saying they were criminals.

published on : 27th May 2018

Five Cameroon athletes go missing from Commonwealth Games

Three weightlifters and two boxers have not been seen since Tuesday, triggering suspicion they had fled with no intention of returning home.

published on : 11th April 2018

12 Europeans taken hostage by anglophone separatists freed in Cameroon

Cameroon's government is fighting insurgents demanding a separate state for the two regions.

published on : 4th April 2018

Cameroon begin post-Broos era with win in Kuwait

A brace from Christian Bassogog after Vincent Aboubakar had opened the scoring in Kuwait City put the 'Indomitable Lions' in control before Yaqoub al Tararwa got a consolation goal.

published on : 26th March 2018

Cameroon votes new Senate as tensions plague anglophone regions

The conflict between rebels and the army has become increasingly serious, as separatists urge the armed forces and government officials to leave the territory.

published on : 25th March 2018
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