Cameroon News

Cameroon stripped of right to host 2019 African Nations Cup

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

At least 14 dead in north Cameroon attack: Security sources

The attack took place at around 7.45 pm when a man "threw a bomb" towards a bar in the Ponre district, said a security source.

Suspected Boko Haram fighters kill 23 in north Cameroon

Residents had asked the military for more protection last week after suspected Boko Haram fighters conducted a raid near the village and stole livestock, said Bachirou Ahmad, another resident.