UN Force Commander for Central African Republic Mission Dies

The commander of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission More »

Illegal loggers

Illegal loggers arrested

28 Suspects, 5 Chinese Arrested in North Gabon. Gabonese law More »

Bomb blast

Deadly suicide attack rocks northern Cameroon

Suspected Boko Haram bombing kills at least 10 people and More »


Cameroon FA Sacks Indomitable Lions Coach

The head coach of Cameroon’s national senior football team, the More »


Cameroon Musician Gives Afro-pop Music New Twist

A newcomer in Cameroon’s emerging Afro-pop music industry, named Azingeh, More »


Cameroon Mourns Pilgrims in Mecca Deaths

Cameroon has observed a national day of mourning for 76 More »

US soldiers

Obama deploys military to Cameroon for Boko Haram mission

Washington (AFP) – US President Barack Obama will deploy up More »


Cameroon Media Regulator Insists Afrique Media Suspension Still Valid

The decision suspending the Pan-African television channel, Afrique Media, from broadcasting More »

207 Boko Haram tués près de Gambaru par l’armée tchadienne

Chad Army

Au Tchad, l’armée tchadienne indique avoir été attaquée mardi sur ses positions par les islamistes de Boko Haram près de Gambaru en territoire nigérian. Une attaque qui a provoqué une contre-offensive dont le bilan est lourd si l’on en croit l’armée tchadienne. Selon des sources militaires contactées sur la ligne de front, ce sont les

Muslims Predict Jesus Will Defeat ISIS, Beginning in 2015


All right, it might not start until 2016, these things can be awfully hard to predict exactly. However, surprising as it may seem, one way or another the end of ISIS is in sight, and it’s all resting securely in the hands of Jesus, peace be upon him. There has been a great deal of

Shekau wanted alive, says military


Capture Shekau alive, military orders soldiers Generals now lead battle against insurgents amid arms’ arrival …Huge weapons seized in Baga BY DORIS OBINNA As part of the ongoing onslaught against Boko Haram in the North-East, the military has issued an order for the capture of anybody who bears the name, Imam Abuba­kar Shekau. About two

Nigerian army retakes Baga town from Boko Haram


The Nigerian army has retaken the north-eastern town of Baga, held by Boko Haram militants since 3 January. In a tweet from its official account, the army said that “mopping up” operations were continuing. It also claimed in a separate statement that it had killed many Boko Haram militants, though this has not been independently

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 to deploy a regional military force to counter Boko Haram’s insurgency in Nigeria, Cameroon and

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 Sierra Leone, Woode Olatungie. It all started in Guinea On 28 December 2013 a two-year-old

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 of eight French nationals who are members of the terror group Boko Haram, a diplomatic

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 village located on the border between Niger and Nigeria that killed at least 36 people

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 the prizes as was the case last year. To make sure the money get to

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 end of a three-day meeting in Cameroon in a statement read out by officials, including

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 and commercialization of a variety of wildlife products including a dead baby colobus monkey, the

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 the President gave the police boss permission to terminate the contract following reports from the

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 in Fako Division of the South West Region, consternation and grief continues to haunt the

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe, 90, falls down steps

Robert Mugabe

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe, 90, fell down steps from a podium after speaking to supporters upon his return from Ethiopia, say witnesses. Mugabe appeared to miss a step and toppled when he left the raised lectern at the airport Wednesday afternoon, according to several witnesses, who insisted on anonymity because of

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, setting many buildings on fire. The attack comes a day after a regional force said

Ivory Coast win to reach Afcon final

Ivory Coast

Ivory Coast reached their third Africa Cup of Nations final in nine years after proving too strong for DR Congo. Yaya Toure put them ahead with a ferocious 20-yard shot but soon after Dieumerci Mbokani levelled with a penalty after Eric Bailly handled. Gervinho had a header cleared off the line before he made it

Rumeurs : Njié Clinton dément formellement

Njie Clinton

« Je tenais à me prononcer par rapport à toutes les rumeurs qui circulent à mon sujet. C’est du mensonge. Depuis que nous sommes revenus de la CAN, je n’ai pas encore accordé d’interview, ni fait de déclaration. Et pour tout dire je ne suis sur aucun réseau social », a tenu à préciser Clinton

Dangote group opens 3rd cement factory

Dangote cement factory

(Business in Cameroon) – The cement factory built on the banks of the Wouri River by Nigerian billionaire Aliko Dangote (an investment of 50 billion FCFA) will start production in the next few days and will also start selling its cement on the Cameroonian market within that timeframe. This was the assurance given by project

Foning’s Double Marriage,Title Spark Controversy Over Burial

Foning Francoise

Controversy has sparked off among the Bamileke community in Douala and beyond, as to where the CPDM bigwig and Mayor of Douala V, Francoise Foning, should be buried. Foning died in Yaounde on January 23, following a ghastly road accident. The controversy is due to the fact that Foning was not only a Queen Mother

Nigerian president Goodluck Jonathan escapes suspected suicide blast near election rally

President Jonathan

A suspected suicide bomb has exploded near a campaign rally in north-east Nigeria minutes after president Goodluck Jonathan left the venue. The blast occured at a car park close to a stadium where Mr Jonathan addressed supporters of the ruling People’s Democratic Party in Gombe City. Rescue workers and health officials said the bodies of