Category: Politics

New protests set in Gabon following deadly demonstrations

Gabon

LIBREVILLE – Gabon braced for new protests on Sunday, the day after three people were killed in a demonstration against President Ali Bongo Ondimba, according to the opposition. Many more were injured in the violence on Saturday, an opposition coalition

Boko Haram camp dismantled in Cameroon, army says

nigeria-violence

DOUALA, Cameroon (AP) — Cameroon’s army says it has broken up a Boko Haram training camp on its territory. A statement issued Sunday said the camp, located in the Mayo-Danay district in the country’s Far North region, was dismantled Saturday.

Cameroon army kills 116 Boko Haram militants, defence ministry says

BIRs

YAOUNDE (Reuters) – Cameroon’s army killed 116 Boko Haram militants on Wednesday when they attacked a base in the Far North region of the country, said defence ministry spokesman Lieutenant Colonel Didier Badjeck. Militants ambushed a column of army vehicles

Nigerian soldiers given death penalty for mutiny

Military court

A Nigerian court martial has sentenced 54 soldiers to death for refusing to fight Boko Haram Islamist militants. The soldiers, who were found guilty of mutiny, were accused of refusing to help recapture three towns that had been seized by

L’armée Camerounaise déjoue les plans de Boko Haram

Cameroon soldiers fighting Boko Haram

LE MINISTRE DE LA COMMUNICATION REND COMPTE DES DERNIÈRES OPÉRATIONS VICTORIEUSES DES FORCES DE DÉFENSE CAMEROUNAISES CONTRE LA SECTE TERRORISTE. Ces opérations ont eu lieu à partir du 6 décembre à Ngouma, Sagmé, Ardébé, Damboré et Soueram. Ce sont toutes

Lutte contre Boko Haram: 7 assaillants tués, 25 capturés

Boko Haram

Le communiqué de presse du MINCOM parvenu à notre Rédaction. Le ministre de la Communication informe l’opinion publique nationale et internationale qu’à l’issue de renseignements indiquant la présence de milices du groupe terroriste « Boko Haram » dans les localités

Police Recruitment: 9400 Youths To Join The Force In Two Years

Police

THE GENERAL DELEGATION OF THE NATIONAL SECURITY HAS LAUNCHED A SERIES OF COMPETITIVE ENTRANCE EXAMINATIONS TO RECRUIT 9400 YOUNG CAMEROONIANS IN VARIOUS GRADES AND SPECIALTIES OF THE POLICE FORCE IN THE COUNTRY. The entrance which is scheduled to be in

Fight Boko Haram: US Commander at State House

Commander

The Commander of the United States Africa Command General David M. RODRIGUEZ was received in audience at Unity Palace on Thursday 11 December 2014 by the President of the Republic His Excellency Paul BIYA. In remarks that he made to

Kenya bus attack near Somali border leaves 28 dead

AL-Shabab

Suspected members of the Somali militant group al-Shabab have killed at least 28 people in an attack on a bus in northern Kenya, officials say. The bus was travelling to the capital, Nairobi, when it was stopped in Mandera county,

Fear of Boko Haram wrecks tourist business in Cameroon

Cameroon soldiers fighting Boko Haram

Maroua (Cameroon) (AFP) – Tourists once flocked to the rugged far north of Cameroon for its wildlife and spectacular scenery, until cross-border raids by the Nigerian Islamist extremists of Boko Haram all but halted such visits. “Before, we had many