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Human rights abuses see Cameroon trade benefits scrapped

US President Donald Trump will end Cameroon’s preferential trade benefits from January 1, citing what he called the African country’s “persistent gross violations of...

ISS: Vigilance committees’ dilemma in the fight against Boko Haram

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Boko Haram is attacking Cameroon’s Far North Region almost daily – especially the country’s vigilance committees and defence and security forces. On 7 October...

Cameroon president releases main rival

Maurice Kamto, the main rival of Cameroon President Paul Biya, walked free from prison after insurrection charges were dropped in what government said was...

Mistrust taints Cameroon peace talks

General Capture and Destroy stepped to the microphone and in an impassioned speech to the media urged fellow separatist fighters to lay down arms...

Prisoner release in Cameroon

Cameroon President Paul Biya will drop charges against 333 prisoners arrested for their alleged roles in a two-year separatist uprising with rebel leaders dismissed...

Cameroon peace talks falter

Government-led talks to end a two-year-old separatist insurgency in Cameroon faltered before they began on Monday as separatists and opposition politicians boycotted the event....

ISS: Done properly, national dialogue could stabilise Cameroon

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Cameroon’s recently announced national dialogue to solve the crisis that has engulfed its English-speaking North-West and South-West Regions, among other issues, has largely been...

National dialogue on Cameroon separatist crisis

Cameroon President Paul Biya announced organisation of a national dialogue to solve a separatist crisis in the country’s English-speaking regions. Biya said the talks,...

Thousands flee as violence erupts in Cameroon

Thousands fled a fresh flare-up of violence in Cameroon’s separatist English-speaking regions, a local security source and a government source said. The army said...

Life sentences for Cameroon separatist leaders

A Cameroonian court handed life sentences to 10 separatist leaders after finding them guilty of charges including terrorism in their fight to break away...

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Check before you speak, Minister!

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South African Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula needs to verify her facts before she speaks, or risk further embarrassment to the South...