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) […]
President Paul Biya of Cameroon will run for re-election in October, he said on Friday, aiming to extend his 36-year rule and maintain his place on a shortening roster of long-standing African leaders. Biya, who came to power in 1982 when his predecessor retired, is seeking a seventh term in office that could see the […]
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Former Dutch international midfielder, Clarence Seedorf has been announced as the new coach of Cameroon. He will be assisted by former team-mate and compatriot Patrick Kluivert, Daily Mail reports. Seedorf and Patrick Kluivert ok ayed together for the Dutch national side for 10 years between 1994 and 2004 The duo’s appointment was announced by Cameroon’s […]
Cameroon imposed a 48-hour curfew on its English-speaking regions a day ahead of the one-year anniversary of a symbolic “independence” declaration by anglophone separatists, officials said on Sunday. The anniversary on Monday will kick off a crucial week for the country which heads to the polls next Sunday to vote in an election that anglophone […]