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Cameroon government official in talks with the Ambazonia leaders

A representative of Cameroonian government had talks with several anglophone separatist leaders to try to find a peaceful resolution to the lingering conflict that has devastated the country's English-speaking regions.Rebels took up arms against the state nearly three years...

Cameroon soldiers charged with murder over February massacre

Three soldiers have been charged with murder over a massacre in western Cameroon, where security forces are fighting anglophone separatists, the army said Thursday.At least 10 children and three women were killed on 14 February in the village of...

Cameroon, E. Guinea to jointly map out border after clashes

Cameroon and Equatorial Guinea have agreed to jointly map out a disputed border area after skirmishes between their troops left several wounded and property destroyed.Officials from the two countries are asking hundreds of traders and farmers who relocated because...

Cameroon military says missing journalist died in military hospital

There has been massive condemnation in Cameroon after the country’s military bowed to pressure from rights groups and journalists Friday and issued a statement that missing Cameroonian journalist Samuel Ajiekah Wazizi died in a military hospital 10 months ago.Wazizi...

Cameroon’s Biya admits army massacre of civilians

Cameroon’s President Paul Biya has acknowledged that the military massacred innocent people, including women and children, in a northwestern village in February after the government first denied it.“The corpses of the three women and 10 children, whom the military...

Coronavirus cases in Cameroon now over 1,000

Coronavrus cases in Cameroon has crossed the 1,000 mark consolidating her as covid-19 most impacted nation in Central Africa, doubling its tally in just fifteen days.In early April, the country’s infection stood at 509. It has reached 1,017 as...

Cameroon’s Biya reemerges amid rumours about his health

Cameroon’s President Paul Biya received French ambassador Christophe Guilhou this afternoon to discuss the fight against coronavirus, Biya said in a tweet.The tweet reads:Fruitful discussion with Mr Christophe Guilhou, French Ambassador to Cameroon this afternoon at the Unity Palace....

Coronavirus patient gives birth in isolation ward in Cameroon

A woman undergoing treatment for coronavirus in an isolation ward in Cameroon's capital, Yaoundé, gave birth to a baby girl over the weekend, a doctor at the hospital told the BBC.The mother, 19-year-old Marie, gave birth normally but has...

Boko Haram suicide bombers kill 7 in Cameroon

Seven people were killed when two suicide bombers, suspected to be members of Nigeria's Boko Haram jihadist group, attacked a village in northern Cameroon on Sunday, police and a local official said."Two Boko Haram bombers blew themselves up at...

Countries around Africa reach for chloroquine to combat coronavirus

Despite loud appeals for caution, Africans are rushing to embrace chloroquine, the venerable anti-malaria drug touted as a possible treatment for coronavirus.From hospitals in Senegal to pharmaceutical companies in South Africa and street sellers in Cameroon, chloroquine has fired...
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Cameroon government official in talks with the Ambazonia leaders

A representative of Cameroonian government had talks with several anglophone separatist leaders to try to find a peaceful resolution to the lingering conflict that...