Cameroon

AU, Commonwealth and Francophonie in joint bid to help quell Cameroon violence

A high-powered delegation of leaders of the African Union Commission, the Commonwealth, and the Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie arrived in Cameroon Tuesday to help end years of a bloody conflict that has ravaged the country’s English-speaking western regions. En...

Wednesday, November 27, 2019 - 9:58pm

Cameroon rejects Human Rights Watch report on its Anglophone regions

Cameroon said Tuesday that it firmly opposed what it called "bias" report by the U.S.-based Human Rights Watch (HRW) on atrocities in its war-torn English-speaking regions. The HRW report published on March 28 blamed government forces for killing "scores of civilians", using...

Thursday, April 4, 2019 - 8:26am

170 students kidnapped in Cameroon released

The 170 students who were kidnapped alongside their teacher in a restive English-speaking region of Cameroon were released Sunday, two days after their abduction by gunmen, according to school authorities. "They took away 170 students, two college security guards, one teacher and three of his...

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 4:45pm

Over 100 students, teachers abducted in Cameroon

More than 100 students and teachers of a private college in Northwest, one of the two war-torn English-speaking regions of Cameroon, were kidnapped on early Saturday, according to school authorities. School officials earlier told Xinhua that only eleven students and three teachers had been...

Monday, February 18, 2019 - 8:39am

Rwanda edge Cameroon to book ticket to semis

Friday Group A Rwanda 3-2 Cameroun Tunisia 3-0 Nigeria Group B Egypt 3-1 Morocco DRC 3-1 Chad RWANDA U-21 men’s national volleyball team have secured slot to semi-finals of the ongoing African championship in Nigeria, after overcoming Cameroon in a five-set thriller Friday night....

Saturday, September 15, 2018 - 11:13am

Rwanda beat Cameroon to qualify for World Champs

Sunday Final Egypt  Vs  Rwanda Friday Semi-finals Rwanda 3-1  Cameroon Egypt      3-0  Nigeria RWANDA’s under-20 women volleyball team became the first African team to secure a ticket for the 2019 FIVB World Championship on Friday night...

Friday, August 31, 2018 - 11:00pm

Cameroon to set up vocational training centre for ex-Boko Haram fighters

Cameroon is going to establish a vocational training centre in the Far North region of the country to rehabilitate ex-fighters from the terror group Boko Haram, the country’s Territorial Administration Minister, Paul Atanga Nji announced. Nji made the announcement at the base of the...

Tuesday, August 28, 2018 - 2:05am

Cameroon: Doctor brings Chinese AIDS fighting experience to Africa

Working at a Chinese pharmaceutical company over the past two years, Martin Kuete, from Cameroon, has gained a clearer view about how to help African people better fight against HIV/AIDS. In 2013, he signed up for a program to study in China. Co-sponsored by UNESCO and the Chinese government, the...

Monday, August 27, 2018 - 10:10am

Cameroon gaming stars train new generation of business superheroes

Off a dusty path in the capital city, flanked by chickens roosting in the grass, one of Cameroon’s most successful digital start-ups is capitalising on its success to foster a new generation of entrepreneurs. Founded in 2013, Kiro’o Games has grown to become Central Africa’s...

Tuesday, August 21, 2018 - 11:35pm

Cameroon’s Anglophone crisis: History’s ripple effects

On the surface of what has been dubbed the Anglophone crisis in Cameroon, one would think it is simply a clash of two cultures and languages in the bilingual nation, but it goes deeper and farther back than that. Since late 2016, Cameroon has faced an increasingly violent uprising in the bilingual...

Saturday, August 4, 2018 - 10:54pm

Tour du Rwanda: Eritrea bow out, replaced by Cameroon’s SNH Velo Club

With less than 72 hours to the start of the 2018 Tour du Rwanda, Africa’s cycling giants Eritrea have pulled out at last minute, and were immediately replaced by Cameroon’s SNH Velo Club. The development was confirmed by Rwanda Cycling Federation (Ferwacy) on Thursday via Tour du...

Thursday, August 2, 2018 - 10:08pm

The absurdity of fighting in defence of foreign languages

The on-going tension in the western parts of Cameroon has been simmering for some years but only got mention when casualties or internet shut down reached the ears of the media. For the last two years, when things began to get out of hand and the body count hiked, what had been an internal behind-...

Friday, July 13, 2018 - 9:33am

Cameroonian activists accuse govt of corruption over energy project

Cameroonian separatists have made allegations of corruption over the Limbe Floating Liquefied Natural Gas LNG deal with London based New Age African Global Energy and Och-Ziff. In a statement, the separatists who are agitating for an anglophone independent state from Cameroon called on...

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 8:26am

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