Migrants from Africa demanding the right to travel to the US and Canada clashed with Mexican military police after Mexico cracked down on free migration in response to US threats of economic retaliation. Nationals of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Somalia, Angola, Senegal, Cameroon, and several other African countries, stuck[…]
The Israeli Embassy in Cameroon has said it is outraged at comments made by Cameroon’s Deputy Justice Minister Jean de Dieu Momo in which he appeared to justify the Holocaust, in which some six million Jewish people were killed in Nazi Germany. Asked on state television why he thought opposition[…]
Over 200 teachers have been detained in the Cameroonian capital Yaounde. The teachers according to reports were planning to hold a protest demanding better conditions of service when they were arrested. They had set out early this week to demand delayed financial benefits and allowances. A member of the aggrieved[…]
The government of Cameroon on Monday (January 29, 2018) announced that forty seven secessionists had been extradited from Nigeria. In a press conference in the capital Younde, Information Minister, Issa Tchiroma Bakary, said among the 47 was self-acclaimed leader of the Ambazonia secessionist group, Ayuk Tabe Julius. According to the[…]
A young man from Cameroon’s English-speaking region was shot dead by security forces on the eve of an expected symbolic declaration of independence by anglophone separatists, medical and security forces told AFP on Sunday. A nurse who requested anonymity told AFP “They fired at him during a security operation” in[…]
The trial of three English-speaking protesters facing the death penalty opened at a military court in Cameroon on Monday in a case that has exposed national divisions and stoked opposition to Francophone President Paul Biya. Since October, people in Cameroon’s two western English-speaking regions have joined protests against what they[…]
Many schools in the english-speaking region of Cameroon remain closed as tensions between the Francophone and Anglophone regions mount. The english speaking regions says they are being politically and economically sidelined by the Francophone government. Over 100 people were arrested and one person killed in November last year in the[…]
Cameroon’s President Paul Biya on Sunday pledged to investigate the causes of a rail crash that killed at least 75 people, as rescue workers scoured wreckage for more bodies. The packed passenger train carrying more than 1,400 people between the capital Yaounde and the central African country’s port city of[…]
Nigeria says it has agreed to Cameroon’s voluntary return of 80 000 Nigerian refugees who have fled the Boko Haram Islamic insurgency. Nigerian officials had said Cameroon was threatening to force the repatriation. Cameroon previously has dumped thousands on the border. Nigerian emergency agency spokesperson Sani Datti said on Sunday[…]
Two female suicide bombers have attacked a mosque in a town near Cameroon’s border with Nigeria during morning prayers, killing at least 10 people and wounding about a dozen others, the governor of the region has said. The attack in the town of Kolofata on Wednesday has been blamed on[…]
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