Category: Society

US Sends Cameroon Equipment to Fight Boko Haram

Boko Haram

YAOUNDE— A consignment of U.S. military equipment has arrived in Cameroon to aid in the fight against the Nigerian terrorist group Boko Haram. This is part of an increasing flow of international assistance to Central African nations as they prepare

Ebola in West Africa: One Year after the Outbreak


“Although the Ebola outbreak is approaching its 1st anniversary, and even though it appears ‘the worst is over’, and reported new cases seem to be declining it is still not really time for celebration” stated National Director of SOS Children’s Villages

Tension Between France & Cameroun Over Captured French Boko Haram Fighters


• Arrest proves sect has European members • Bama, Baga about to be liberated as more insurgents are slayed in Sambisa, Gwoza • Chad inflicts more casualties on terror group Senator Iroegbu in Abuja with agency report Following the capture

Niger: Investigations Open Into Abadam Deadly Air Strike


The country is observing three days of national mourning in honour of at least 36 people killed in the bombing. Niger’s authorities have continued with investigations into the air strike of February 17, 2015 on a Mosque in Abadam, a

Winners Of Mount Cameroon Race Yet to Receive Prizes

Cameroon race

Winners in the different categories of the 2015 edition of the Mount Cameroon Race of Hope are yet to receive the prize money. However, there is no reason for alarm as this is the normal procedure for the award of

Nigeria, neighbors to send 8,750 troops to fight Boko Haram


YAOUNDE, Cameroon (AP) — Nigeria and its four bordering countries announced plans Saturday to deploy an 8,750-strong force by next month to combat the growing regional threat posed by Boko Haram. Details of the proposed deployment were revealed at the

President hunters association arrested in Ngambe Tikar


The president of a local hunters’ association in Ngambe Tikar was arrested by wildlife officials of the Mbam and Kim Divisional Delegation of Forestry and Wildlife on Tuesday 27 January 2014. He was arrested with two others for illegal possession

Biya fires French ID Card Company over corruption – 35 employees in pre-trial detention


The Delegate General for National Security, Martin Mbarga Nguelle has terminated the contract between Cameroon and Thales Security Systems, a French company that was responsible for the printing of Cameroon national IDs, following authorisation from President Paul Biya. Sources say

Muyuka Accident: Governor Visits, Consoles With Survivors


Bernard Okalia Bilai on February 4, 2015, assessed the condition of the victims during a visit to PAID-WA and the Buea Regional Hospital. After the fatal road accident on Tuesday, February 3, 2015, at Mile 29 on the Buea-Muyuka road

Boko Haram ‘kill 70’ in Cameroon border town of Fotokol


Boko Haram militants have reportedly killed at least 70 people in an attack on the Cameroonian town of Fotokol, on the border with Nigeria. The Islamist militants attacked civilians in their homes and in the town’s mosque, local officials said,