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The Past Week in Defence #54 (17 May – 23 May...

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In this week’s edition, Cameroon takes delivery of military hardware for its Central African Republic peacekeeping mission and Kruger poaching numbers rise as lockdown...

Cameroon takes delivery of military hardware for CAR peacekeeping mission

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Cameroon has received the first of two consignments of military equipment including armoured personnel carriers, 4x4s, trailers, and personal protective equipment for its troops...

Cameroonian transgender women convicted of ‘attempted homosexuality’

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A court in Cameroon sentenced two transgender women on Tuesday to five years in prison for “attempted homosexuality” and other offences after they were...

Cameroonian LGBT activist champions imprisoned transgender women

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Coming from Cameroon where letting it be known that she was a lesbian could lead to prison time, activist and social media influencer Bandy...

ISS: Security crisis in Lake Chad Basin erodes women’s livelihoods

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Traders in Niger, Nigeria, Chad and Cameroon aren’t asking for water but protection and access to credit. The Boko Haram crisis in the Lake Chad...

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,...

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SANDF missing the communication target

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Former defence and military veterans minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula on a number of occasions said words to the effect South Africans have to decide what...