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 »

Boko Haram attacks Cameroon military base


Yaoundé (AFP) – Nigerian Boko Haram Islamists launched an attack Monday on a military base in northwest Cameroon, forcing many to flee the area, the official sources said. “As soon as people heard the first gunfire they fled the city” of Kolofata, a local Cameroonian source told AFP. “The gunfire was very heavy,” said the

Nigeria appeals for support after ‘deadliest’ Boko Haram attack

Boko Haram captures amoured vehicle

Abuja (AFP) – Nigeria’s military has called for support in tackling Boko Haram after a major attack on a key northeast town that is feared could be the worst in the bloody six-year insurgency. There are still no independently corroborated figures for the huge numbers said to have been killed in Baga, on the shores

Biya Seeks International Support to Fight Boko Haram


YAOUNDE, CAMEROON- Cameroon’s President, Paul Biya, has appealed for International support and coordinated action against the Islamic terrorist group, Boko Haram following release of a video on Social media in which the sect’s leader Aboubakar Shekau threatens Cameroon with violence. Mr Biya, Thursday, January 8, condemned the delay in implementing an agreement to set up a Regional Force to spearhead the

Boko Haram leader threatens Cameroon in YouTube video

Boko Haram

Kano (Nigeria) (AFP) – Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau has threatened Cameroon in a video message on YouTube, warning that the same fate would befall the country as neighbouring Nigeria. The video, which was posted on January 5, is directly addressed to Cameroon’s President Paul Biya after repeated fighting between militants and troops in the

Alex Song: West Ham midfielder quits Cameroon duty

Alex Song

Cameroon and West Ham midfielder Alex Song has retired from international football after his exclusion from his country’s Africa Cup of Nations squad. The Barcelona loanee, 27, will now be available for the Hammers this month after talks with Cameroon about a late call-up broke down. He said on Instagram: “My love for my country

Concours de la police: les attestations de diplômes acceptées


Mais l’inscription en ligne reste un test bien pénible pour plusieurs candidats. Depuis le lancement de différents recrutements au sein de la police en décembre dernier, nombre de candidats pourtant qualifiés s’excluent d’eux-mêmes. La faute à une mauvaise interprétation des avis de concours. En effet, la présentation du diplôme reste une énigme pour les candidats.

Prince Ali to stand for Fifa presidency


Jordanian royal Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein, a close ally of Uefa President Michel Platini, announced plans on Tuesday to challenge for the leadership of world soccer’s scandal-hit governing body Fifa. The current Fifa vice-president and head of the Jordanian and West Asian Football Federations said he had been encouraged to stand by colleagues disenchanted

Chinese Maternity Hospital Lets Expecting Dads Experience Labor Pains


When a recent study revealed that expectant mothers want more empathy from their spouses, the executives at Aima maternity hospital in eastern China came up with a wonderful idea – ‘Pain Experience Camp’. The camp offers fathers-to-be the chance to experience the pain of childbirth by giving them electric shocks through special pads placed on

Moroccan company Alliances to build affordable housing in Cameroon


(Business in Cameroon) – After meeting with officials at the Ministry of Economy, CEO of the Moroccan construction group, Alliances, Alami Lazraq revealed on December 18, 2014 in Yaoundé that Alliances will be taking part in the implementation of the government’s three-year emergency plan, particularly in the area of affordable housing construction as well as

Boko Haram seizes army base in Nigeria town of Baga

Boko Haram captures amoured vehicle

The militant group Boko Haram has seized a town and key multinational military base in north-eastern Nigeria, officials and eyewitnesses say. A senator in Borno state said troops had abandoned the base in the town of Baga after it was attacked on Saturday. Residents of Baga, who fled by boat to neighbouring Chad, said many

Fighting Boko Haram, the army remains vigilant despite victories

Cameroon soldiers fighting Boko Haram

AFTER THE NEUTRALISATION OF THE INSURGENCY FOLLOWING THREE SIMULTANEOUS ATTACKS BY BOKO HARAM IN THE FAR NORTH, CAMEROON’S DEFENCE FORCES ARE ON HIGH ALERT. Cameroon’s fighter jets went into action for the first time since the beginning of the conflict against the terrorist group Boko Haram, last December 28, 2014. According to a statement from

Senate President Invited To OIC Conference


The Turkish Ambassador presented the invitation to Marcel Niat Njifenji on December 31, 2014. The President of the Senate, Marcel Niat Njifenji, has been invited to take part in the forthcoming conference of the Organisation of Islamic Countries, OIC, from January 19-23, 2015 in Turkey. The Turkish Ambassador to Cameroon, His Excellency Ömer Faruk Dogan,

Cameroon-Korea: Fcfa 28.7 billion to be injected into the health sector


CAMEROON HAS SIGNED AN AGREEMENT WITH KOREA EXIMBANK FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT FUND (EDCF) WORTH SOME FCFA 28.7 BILLION FOR THE CONSTRUCTION AND RENOVATION OF HEALTH UNITS IN THE COUNTRY. According to the convention the sum will caution the FCFA 42 billion needed to equip theGarouaReference Hospital which has a capacity of 292 beds. The convention

Lack of Building Space Inspires Chinese School to Build Running Track on Its Roof


An elementary school in Tiantai, in China’s Zhejiang Province, has a 200-meter running track built on its roof. It’s a strange place to have children running, but the school’s authorities didn’t have much of a choice. There wasn’t any construction land available on the campus grounds, so they figured a track on the roof is

Song left out of Nations Cup squad


(Reuters) – Cameroon have left in-form West Ham United midfielder Alex Song out of their 23-man squad for next month’s African Nations Cup finals in Equatorial Guinea which was named on Tuesday. Song had asked the English Premier League club to be released for the tournament despite fears over the Ebola virus but is not

Disaster: Fire ravages Tiko market

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MORE THAN 29 SHOPS IN THE TIKO MAIN MARKET OF THE SOUTH WEST REGION HAVE BEEN BURNT TO ASHES. The incident occurred on Friday midnight on 22nd December 2014 when fire broke out in one of the shops.According to witnesses, the exact cause of the fire is unknown. The Fire disaster ravaged more than 29

New protests set in Gabon following deadly demonstrations


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 said in a statement late Saturday. The public prosecutor has confirmed only that a 30-year-old

Boko Haram camp dismantled in Cameroon, army says


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. Lt. Col. Didier Badjeck, spokesman for Cameroon’s army, said he was traveling to the region

Watch Cristiano Ronaldo refuse to shake hands with the UEFA president


Michael Platini said he didn’t think Ronaldo should get the Ballon d’Or. Ronaldo didn’t appreciate that. Real Madrid won the Club World Cup on Saturday with a win over San Lorenzo. After the victory, Ronaldo opted to skip the hug and/or handshake with UEFA president Michael Platini, who has gone on record as saying the

Cameroon army kills 116 Boko Haram militants, defence ministry says


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 using an improvised explosive device and then hundreds attacked in the region of Amchide, 65