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ISS: Cameroon’s missed foreign policy potential in Africa

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In April, Cameroon renewed a military cooperation agreement with Russia as Moscow intensified its offensive in Ukraine. The timing certainly supports Russia’s claim that...

Cameroon and Russia sign defence agreement

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On 21 April, an agreement concluded nine days earlier in Moscow between the Cameroonian Defence Minister Joseph Beti Assomo and his Russian counterpart Sergei...

Policeman arrested for killing 8-year-old girl in Cameroon

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A policeman has been arrested for killing an eight-year-old girl in the Cameroonian city of Bamenda on Friday, as he shot after a car...

Nigerian army says 24 Islamist insurgents killed

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Nigerian troops killed 24 suspected Islamist insurgents in two attacks in the northeast and recovered some weapons, the army said on Tuesday. Boko Haram and...

Mob kills Cameroon gendarme after he shoots dead 5-year-old girl

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A mob lynched a military police officer after he killed a five-year-old girl when he fired on a car at a checkpoint in the...

Gunfire disrupts Cameroon prime minister’s visit to separatist region

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Distant machine gun fire interrupted a speech by Cameroonian Prime Minister Dion Ngute on Tuesday during a visit to the capital of the restive...

ISS: Cameroon’s community violence adds to Lake Chad Basin security woes

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These clashes must be prevented from taking on a regional dimension, as happened with terrorism and organised crime. The Lake Chad Basin region is plagued...

Cameroon separatists kill 15 soldiers in attacks using explosives

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Separatist rebels have killed 15 Cameroonian soldiers and several civilians in two bomb attacks this month, the government said on Monday, marking a new...

Cameroon sentences four men to death for shooting attack on school

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A court in Cameroon has sentenced four people to death for their roles in a shooting attack on a school last year that killed...

ISS: Cameroon alone can’t stop illicit arms flooding into the country

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In the face of a separatist conflict and violent extremism, Cameroon must secure help from neighbouring Nigeria and Chad. The proliferation of illegal arms in...

Cameroon ethnic clashes kill at least 32 as villages are torched...

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Clashes between herders and fishermen in northern Cameroon have killed at least 32 people this month, with 19 villages torched, the UN refugee agency...

Cameroon ethnic clashes kill at least 32 as villages are torched...

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Clashes between herders and fishermen in northern Cameroon have killed at least 32 people this month, with 19 villages torched, the UN refugee agency...

Around 11 000 Cameroonians flee to Chad after violence

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Around 11 000 people fleeing clashes between herders and fishermen in northern Cameroon arrived in neighbouring Chad at the weekend, a provincial governor in...

Fisher-herder conflict in northern Cameroon kills at least 12

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Clashes between herders and fishers in northern Cameroon have killed at least 12 people this week in the area's worst ethnic violence in recent...

Six killed in attack on Cameroon military post

Unidentified attackers killed five Cameroonian soldiers and a civilian during a raid on a military outpost in the country’s far north, local authorities said...

At least six Cameroonian soldiers killed in raid by Islamist insurgents

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At least six Cameroonian soldiers were killed and four wounded during an attack by Islamist insurgents on an army outpost in the far north...

ISS: ISWAP takes aim at the state in Cameroon

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The government must act fast to block Islamic State’s advances into the Far North region since Shekau’s death. Since the Boko Haram crisis went regional...

Transgender woman in Cameroon describes ‘hell’ of five months in prison

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The five months that two transgender women in Cameroon spent in prison were "hell", one of them told Reuters on Friday after they were...

ISS: Nigeria and Cameroon must confront timber trafficking together

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Stopping the billion-dollar illegal trade will require both countries taking existing and new law enforcement efforts more seriously. Cameroon loses about 33 billion CFA francs...

Cameroon police tear gas residents fighting eviction near Douala airport

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Police in Cameroon fired tear gas on Saturday morning as they clashed with residents fighting eviction from a neighbourhood adjacent to Newton Airport in...

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