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LGBT persecution on the rise in Cameroon, Human Rights Watch says

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Cameroon security forces have arrested, threatened or assaulted at least 24 people since February in a ramped-up crackdown on lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender...

Transgender women facing homosexuality charges in Cameroon denied bail

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Two transgender women facing charges of “attempted homosexuality” in Cameroon were denied bail on Wednesday after a judge adjourned their case and sent them...

ISS: No more half measures in Cameroon’s Anglophone crisis

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Recent military victories are no reason for complacency in the absence of a broad-based, inclusive political settlement. From 16 January to 7 February, Cameroon hosted...

Cameroon detains eight soldiers after torture video emerges

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Cameroon has detained eight soldiers after a video emerged over the weekend showing them in uniform torturing a victim with a machete until he...

UN calls for probe into Cameroon army attack on civilians

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The United Nations on Thursday called for an investigation after Reuters reported that Cameroonian soldiers opened fire on fleeing civilians during a weekend raid,...

Cameroon army killed civilians in village raid, witnesses and lawyer say

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Cameroonian soldiers opened fire on villagers during a weekend raid in the country’s southwest, killing up to nine people, including civilians, and injuring others,...

At least 13 dead as suicide bomber, gunmen attack town in...

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At least 13 people including children died when a suicide bomber blew herself in a crowd that was fleeing an armed attack in northern...

One killed, others wounded as Cameroon holds first ever regional election

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Scattered violence marred Cameroon’s first ever election to appoint regional councils on Sunday, with one voter killed by separatist insurgents in the English-speaking Northwest...

Cameroon buries seven children killed in school shooting

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The plaque on Nzakame Rhema’s coffin marks the “sunset” of her short life - 24 October 2020, the day gunmen burst into her school...

Eleven kidnapped teachers freed in Cameroon

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Eleven kidnapped teachers have been freed in western Cameroon, where separatist insurgents are battling government forces, the church that runs the schools said on...

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Misleading SANDF post removed after defenceWeb intervention

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One imagines at least a handful of the more than seven thousand followers of the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) LinkedIn social media account...