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Cameroon: Is Franck Biya the president's son and successor?

March 31, 2021 5:40 pm

President Paul Biya's son is making a name for himself on Cameroon's political scene. Some observers think he is being groomed to take over the job of his 88-year-old father.

Cameroon school attack puts spotlight on neglected conflict

October 27, 2020 1:35 pm

The massacre of schoolchildren in Cameroon has grabbed global attention. Experts have called for the international community to stop ignoring the Anglophone conflict.

Cameroon stripped of right to host 2019 African Nations Cup

December 01, 2018 2:44 pm

2019 Nations Cup will be the first moved to mid-year to end a long-standing clash between clubs and countries over the release of their players.

All 78 child hostages released in Cameroon, two teachers held

November 07, 2018 1:20 pm

A principal and one teacher are still being held by the armed men that took them, a priest conducting negotiations said.

Cameroon: More than 80 people, mostly school children, kidnapped

November 05, 2018 7:13 pm

No one immediately claimed responsibility for the abduction in the English-speaking region where separatists are fighting to form a breakaway state.

Cameroon goes to the polls as Paul Biya seeks to extend 36-year rule

October 07, 2018 9:32 am

The African Union and other organisations are monitoring Sunday's vote, but opposition candidates have already complained of efforts to fix the election in Biya's favour.

Cameroon twin blasts: At least 14 killed, 30 injured in suspected Boko Haram attack

July 13, 2017 4:15 pm

Cameroon twin blasts: Two bombers, suspected to be members of the Boko Haram, blew themselves up in a busy market town, with restaurants, telephone cabins and kiosks, in the northeastern region of the country, local officials said. 

Cameroon says 5 Boko Haram leaders arrested; dozens freed

May 14, 2016 4:45 pm

Government spokesman Issa Tchiroma said Saturday that the raids targeted Boko Haram's bases in the Madawaya forest earlier this month.

Nigeria to verify if would-be bomber in Cameroon a kidnapped Chibok girl

March 27, 2016 5:05 pm

In 2014, 276 schoolgirls were kidnapped by Boko Haram in Chibok, Boko Haram has carried out suicide bombings often using girls.

Five killed by female suicide bombers in north Cameroon

November 29, 2015 7:40 am

The suicide bombers were Nigerians who came to Cameroon as refugees. Cameroon has expelled thousands of refugees.

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