Clashes between army and anglophone separatists have claimed several lives in the town of Kumba in Cameroon's troubled Southwest Region, sources said Thursday.
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The crisis in anglophone Cameroon is damaging the Southwest Region’s economy, with palm oil plantations closing and the cocoa trade tumbling, an NGO report said Wednesday. The Southwest Region faces almost daily clashes between the army and separatists in a conflict that originated mainly in Cameroon’s second anglophone area, the Northwest Region. The state-run palm […]
Senate elections took place in Cameroon Sunday, as tensions continued to soar in the French-majority country's anglophone regions where separatist rebels have been fighting government forces for several months.
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At least 80 inmates in Cameroon’s restive English-speaking northwest escaped after gunmen stormed their prison overnight, an informed source told AFP Wednesday. “There were about a hundred people in the prison and at least 80 have gone,” said a source close to security forces in the town of Wum, more than 70 kilometres (45 miles) […]
The US ambassador to Cameroon on Friday accused government forces of carrying out "targeted killings" and other abuses in the fight against militants demanding independence for two English-speaking regions.
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The Cameroonian government has launched a probe into a video circulated online that appears to show men in military uniform shooting dead two women and two children for being suspected members of the Islamist group Boko Haram.
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