Wednesday 23 August 2017

All International wire news

E.g., 2017-08-23

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All International wire news

AFP - 8/24/17

A child bomber killed four members of a local self-defence group late Tuesday in northern Cameroon, an area often targeted by Boko Haram jihadists in their long-...

AFP - 8/7/17

A suicide bomb attack in the far north of Cameroon killed eight people, local officials and security sources said Sunday.

The attack happened on Saturday...

AFP - 7/25/17

Blandine, a 28-year-old mother of a baby girl, sits restlessly on a chair in a women's health centre in Cameroon's capital, not knowing how or what to feel as she...

AFP - 7/25/17

The two big maps show the districts of the northern Cameroonian town of Guider along with its brothels, nightclubs and other seedy spots to identify places from where...

AFP - 7/17/17

A Cameroon army vessel transporting "dozens" of troops from the elite Rapid Intervention Brigade capsized on Sunday off the country's southwestern coast, a security...

AFP - 7/14/17

Two bombers blew themselves up in northeastern Cameroon killing 15 people and injuring 45 others in an attack likely staged by Boko Haram jihadists, security sources...

AFP - 7/13/17

Two bombers blew themselves up in northeastern Cameroon killing 14 people and injuring 30 people in an attack likely staged by Boko Haram jihadists, security sources...

AFP - 7/2/17

One civilian was killed and two others injured Saturday when four female bombers blew themselves up in Cameroon's Far North, an area regularly targeted by Boko Haram...

AFP - 6/16/17

Two civilians have been killed in a suicide attack in Cameroon's restive Far North, an area regularly targeted by Boko Haram jihadists, local sources told AFP early...

AFP - 6/9/17

A total of 19 African countries on Thursday launched an EU-funded network to tackle piracy, high seas robbery, kidnappings and human trafficking in the strategically...

AFP - 6/6/17

Around 30 Cameroonian soldiers fighting the Nigerian jihadist group Boko Haram were arrested after a demonstration to demand the payment of bonuses and some leave,...

AFP - 4/25/17

A Cameroon military tribunal on Monday sentenced a Radio France International correspondent to 10 years in prison for what it said was his "failure to denounce acts...

AFP - 4/19/17

Three people were killed and four others wounded on Wednesday in a suicide attack in Cameroon's restive Far North, a local official said.

"Just before 10:00...

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.

On...

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...

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