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Cameroon opposition leader kidnapped

Unidentified gunmen in Cameroon’s Anglophone region kidnapped the leader of a leading opposition parties for the second time in two months, his party said. Separatist...

Swiss government to mediate Cameroon peace talks

Switzerland agreed to mediate talks between Cameroonian authorities and separatists in a bid to end escalating violence in the country’s Anglophone regions, the Swiss...

Cameroon police killed by suspected separatist bomb

Cameroon’s government said separatists in its restive English-speaking region detonated an improvised explosive device that killed four police and wounded six. “Government condemns in the...

Violence escalating in Cameroon

Prospects for talks between authorities and separatist movements to end escalating violence in Cameroon’s English-speaking region are slim, a senior human rights official said,...

One killed as Cameroon military helicopter crashes in restive North West...

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A light helicopter belonging to Cameroon’s military crashed on 13 May in the restive North West region, killing at least one official. The helicopter, which...

Small window of opportunity for Cameroon to halt violence

Cameroon needs a rapid and deep-rooted effort to tackle a crisis of violence in several areas of the country, UN human rights chief Michelle...

Crew kidnapped from cargo ship off Cameroon

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Four crewmembers have been kidnapped from a container ship off the coast of Cameroon in the latest piracy incident in the region. The vessel Contship...

ISS: Could Nigeria’s court ruling ease the conflict in southern Cameroon?

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On 1 March, in the case between 12 Cameroonian separatist leaders and the Federal Government of Nigeria, Justice Anwuli Chikere of the Federal High...

Risking of Cameroon sliding into more violence

Cameroon may fall further into violence if government does not stop hate speech by politicians and heavy-handed tactics by security forces, the UN human...

40,000 Nigerian refugees in Cameroon ordered back to northeast Nigeria

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Cameroonian and Nigerian authorities have ordered 40,000 refugees in Cameroon to return to northeast Nigeria, aid agency Medicins Sans Frontieres (MSF) said on Wednesday. Tens...

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Raw deal for defence in SONA

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Last week’s State of the Nation Address (SONA) by President Cyril Ramaphosa, also Commander-in-Chief of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF), sadly did...