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AFP - 3/16/17

Cameroon said its troops had rescued 5,000 civilian "hostages" held by Boko Haram Islamists in a cross-border operation that left scores of jihadists dead.

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AFP - 3/15/17

Issa Hayatou, born a prince and emperor of African football for three decades, has been at the centre of scandal -- but never wounded -- for much of his life.

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AFP - 3/4/17

UN Security Council envoys on Friday vowed to turn the spotlight on a "neglected crisis" as they began a mission to the Lake Chad region, where hunger, poverty and a...

Xinhua - 2/27/17

YAOUNDE, (Xinhua) -- Le Cameroun a rouvert vendredi matin sa frontière avec le Nigeria fermée la veille à Fotokol par crainte d'une attaque au lendemain d'un assaut...

AFP - 10/24/16

The death toll in last week's train crash in Cameroon has climbed to 79 after rescuers finished combing through the wreckage, authorities said Monday.

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Xinhuanet - 10/24/16

The death toll in the train derailment accident in Cameroon has risen to 79, Cameroonian national state television CRTV reported on Monday.

Rescue workers...

AFP - 10/23/16

At least 60 people were killed and nearly 600 injured when a packed train derailed between Cameroon's two main cities, officials said Saturday, as distraught...

AFP - 10/5/16

Former Cameroon captain Rigobert Song, 40, has emerged from a coma following a stroke and will be airlifted to France for further treatment Tuesday, a medical...

AFP - 10/3/16

Former Liverpool defender Rigobert Song, 40, the ex-captain of Cameroon's national side, was in a coma Monday after suffering a stroke.

Cameroon's state radio...

AFP - 9/22/16

With his finger on the trigger, ready to fire his weapon in an instant, a policeman keeps an eye on people passing in the centre of Maroua, capital of Cameroon's Far...

AFP - 9/19/16

"Boko Haram butchered nine people in front of me. That day I decided to leave my village," says Rachel Daviguidam, still devastated by the carnage she witnessed in...

AFP - 8/27/16

President Ali Bongo, who is seeking reelection Saturday, has turned to Asia in his bid to diversify Gabon's oil-dependent economy, but his critics dismiss the changes...

AFP - 8/21/16

Three civilians were killed and around 20 others wounded on Sunday in a suicide attack in northern Cameroon, officials and a vigilante group said.

Speaking on...

AFP - 8/19/16

Maps, road signs, sat navs, Google maps -- it all makes travelling so easy. But how do you get around in a city with few street names, where buildings have no numbers...

AFP - 7/15/16

Arbitrary arrests and prisoners dying from disease, malnutrition and torture -- Amnesty International accused Cameroon of rights abuse during its battle to clear the...

AFP - 7/9/16

French energy giant EDF and the World Bank are to join the government of Cameroon in funding a billion euro ($1.2 billion) hydroelectric plant, slated to cover up to...

AFP - 7/1/16

A suicide bombing by a Boko Haram jihadist has killed 11 people in northern Cameroon, a provincial governor said Thursday, warning civilians not to breach special...

Xinhuanet - 6/16/16

The Cameroonian government has called for a peaceful solution to the territorial and maritime dispute in the South China Sea.
Cameroonian Deputy Foreign...

Xinhuanet - 6/9/16

Tens of suspected Boko Haram fighters were captured during a military operation conducted by Cameroonian forces in collaboration with Nigerian forces in the Lake Chad...

AFP - 5/27/16

Greenpeace on Thursday condemned the sale of illegally logged timber from Cameroon, saying the west African country's main log exporter was involved in the trade....

AFP - 5/16/16

The funeral of Cameroon international Patrick Ekeng, who died earlier this month playing for his club Dinamo Bucharest, was held in Yaounde on Sunday.

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Authorities in northern Cameroon say a local self-defense group used a poisoned arrow to kill a woman with explosives strapped to her body.

Midjiyawa Bakary,...

AFP - 3/29/16

Authorities in Cameroon on Monday poured doubt on a would-be suicide bomber's claim that she is one of the 276 Nigerian school girls kidnapped by Boko Haram jihadists...

AFP - 3/27/16

A would-be suicide bomber arrested in northern Cameroon wearing an explosives belt told investigators she was one of 219 Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram...

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