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Trial of 7 soldiers in summary executions women in Cameroon adjourned again

The trial of seven Cameroonian soldiers accused of coldly killing two women and their children in northern Cameroon at close range in 2015, was again adjourned on Monday, to 18 November.In July 2018, a video of men in military...

Cameroon bans freed opposition leader Kamto’s rallies

The Cameroonian authorities have banned two rallies organised by opposition leader Maurice Kamto that were to be held this month in the capital, Yaoundé, and the country's largest city, Douala.The rallies were supposed to be the opposition leader's first...

Casualties are mounting in Cameroon after deadly landslide

Cameroon has deployed rescue workers and its military after 14 people died and over 40 trapped underground following a landslide on Monday night in Baffoussam, western Cameroon.Rescue workers are frantically searching for survivors but each passing minute dampens hopes...

Weeks after national dialogue, no peace in Cameroon anglophone areas

More than two weeks after a major national dialogue was held in Yaounde to resolve the crisis that has bloodied Cameroon's two English-speaking regions, the return of peace on the ground still seems far from realistic.In the northwest and...

7 Cameroon soldiers in court for executing women, children

Seven Cameroonian soldiers accused of killing two women and their children in an alleged summary execution that was caught on video pleaded not guilty at a military tribunal on Monday.The six soldiers and a captain have been charged with...

Eto’o’s son miss out of Cameroon’s U-17 final 21-man squad

Etienne Eto'o, the son of African football legend Samuel Eto'o, will not play at this year's U-17 World Cup in Brazil after he was left out of Cameroon coach Thomas Libiih's final 21-man squad. Eto'o, along with Roma forward Barel...

Cameroon’s Biya orders release of 333 detained separatists

The President of Cameroon, Paul Biya, has ordered the release of 333 prisoners who had been detained in connection with an Anglophone separatist rebellion.A statement from the president said he had decided to stop their prosecution in the military...

Cameroon peace conference delegates come close to blows

Cameroon national conference holding the capital, is only a couple of days old but it is already facing serious threat over sharp divisions among the delegates, dashing hope of ending a three year old conflict, that has made life...

Samuel Eto’s son named in Cameroon Under-17 World cup squad

Samuel Eto'o's son Etienne Eto'o Pineda has been called-up to Cameroon's initial squad for the Under-17 World Cup in Brazil. The 17-year-old is eligible to play for Spain, where he was born, but is now expected to commit to playing...

Cameroon’s Biya says govt will organize talks to solve separatist crisis

Cameroon’s President Paul Biya announced in a rare public address on Tuesday the organization of a national dialogue to solve a separatist crisis in the country’s English-speaking regions. Biya said the talks, lead by the prime minister and starting from...
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