Category: Politics

Cameroon President Appoints New Ministers


Cameroon’s President Paul Biya has appointed new ministers into his government in a decree signed this Friday, 02 October 2015.  The appointments end months of speculation by local media about a new government in the country. Eight new names feature

Cameroon UN Peacekeeping Troops Protest over Unpaid Allowances

Protesting soldiers

More than 200 Cameroon soldiers who participated in the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission (MINUSCA) in the Central African Republic ( CAR)  staged a protest in front of the Prime Minister’s office in  the country’s capital,Yaoundé on  Wednesday 09, September 2015. The angry peacekeepers from CAR stormed

Boko Haram: Israel steps into the fight


(ABUJA) President Muhammadu Buhari’s drive to rout Boko Haram insurgents before end of the year has received a global boost, as the Israeli government has promised to provide support and assistance in achieving the deadline set by the government. According

Court May find former SONARA Manager Culpabable of Embezzlement


Prosecutors at the Yaoundé Special Criminal Court say the former General Manager of the National Oil Refinery (SONARA), Charles Metouk and four others accused of embezzling over FCFA 514 million, may be found guilty of the charges levied against them. The trial of the

Cameroon bans Islamic face veil after suicide bombings


Cameroon has banned the wearing of full-face Islamic veil, including the burka, in the Far North region, following two suicide bomb attacks. Two women dressed in the religious garments blew themselves up on Sunday in Fotokol, killing 13 people. The

BREAKING NEWS: Cameroon Army Aborted French Hatched Coup to Overthrow Biya Last January


The source who opted for anonymity for obvious reasons said the coup was a child of the French gov’t and former Minister of Territorial Administration and Decentralization, Marafa Hamidou Yaya, was going to be at the centre of it by

Cameroon-Chad border closed after two terrorist attacks on June 15 in Ndjamena


(Business in Cameroon) – Since June 15, 2015, circulation on the Ngueli bridge, which acts as a border between Chad and Cameroon in Extreme-North, Cameroon. The Chadian authorities decided to do this after the double terrorist attack perpetrated on the

Nigeria’s Jonathan says friends abandoned him after defeat


Lagos (AFP) – Outgoing Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan said Sunday that some of his friends deserted him shortly after he conceded defeat to his rival General Muhammadu Buhari in the March election. Jonathan publicly conceded defeat to Buhari on March

Nigeria, Chad troops should cooperate in Boko Haram fight -Chad’s Deby


ABUJA (Reuters) – Chad’s President Idriss Deby said on Monday in Nigeria’s capital Abuja that the fight against Islamist Boko Haram insurgents was being hindered by failure of the two countries’ troops to work together. He said there were plans

Boko Haram disguised as preachers kill at least 24 in Nigeria


MAIDUGURI, Nigeria – Islamist Boko Haram militants disguised as preachers killed at least 24 people and wounded several others in an attack near a mosque in northeast Nigeria’s Borno state, a military source and witness said on Monday. The attackers