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Cameroon Says Boko Haram Attacks Military, Seduces Civilians

Voa News 30 Jul 2021
Officials in Cameroon say Boko ... Boko Haram Attack Kills Five Soldiers, Civilian, Cameroon Reports ... Boko Haram violence that started 12 years ago has cost the lives of 30,000 people and displaced about 2 million in Nigeria, Cameroon, Niger and Chad, according to the United Nations.

Cameroon Asks People Who Fled Boko Haram to Return

Voa News 28 Jul 2021
Cameroon’s government has sent ministers to its northern border with Nigeria to convince villagers who fled Boko Haram militants to return ... But this week, Cameroon reported two Boko Haram deadly attacks that claimed the lives of 13 troops and civilians in the border villages of Sagme and Zigi.

Cameroon Receives US Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Amid Covid Hesitancy

Voa News 27 Jul 2021
Just 10 civilians have visited the Biyem Assi hospital in Cameroon’s capital Yaounde today to be vaccinated against COVID-19 ... Forbi said she wants the Johnson & Johnson vaccine she heard about from Cameroon state radio ... Dashbach said she was hopeful the 303,050 dozes donated by the United States of America will save 303,050 lives in Cameroon.

Anglophone Cameroon plays politics with no-work day

Mail Guardian South Africa 27 Jul 2021
It is a pleasantly cold and invigorating Monday morning in the mountain town of Buea, about 70km from Cameroon’s economic capital of Douala ... A sign on Paramount Street notifies passersby that the dog meat is ready on a ‘ghost town’ Monday in Buea, Cameroon ... It has turned the lives of more than three million people upside down.

Meet 7 Activists Fighting to Improve LGBTQ+ Rights Across Africa

Vogue 27 Jul 2021
one from the police and the other from a crowd of students ... As a director of Living Free UK and founder of Rainbow Migration, organizations supporting the LGBTQ+ community, the 30-year-old Cameroonian—who lives in Manchester—has expanded her activism beyond her home country to encompass the whole of Africa. On Cameroon’s queer community ... .

Cameroon: Civilians Flee After Deadly Boko Haram Attack

Beijing News 26 Jul 2021
YAOUNDE, CAMEROON - Cameroon says hundreds of civilians have fled Sagme, a northern village on the border with Nigeria, after a Boko Haram attack Saturday that left eight government troops dead and 13 wounded, according to a press release ... He said people who think that Boko Haram has been eradicated from northern Cameroon are wrong.

Accra - Cape Coast highway ranked Africa's deadliest road

Ghana Web 25 Jul 2021
Over in East Africa, Kenya's Mombasa to Nairobi road was also mentioned as a deadly stretch which in 2019, claimed 27 lives within an eight-month period ... In Central Africa, Cameroon's National 3 highway was classfied by the United Nations as one of the world's most dangerous roads back in 2014.

Cameroon Sends Defense minister to French-Speaking Towns and Villages Under Rebel Attack

Voa News 24 Jul 2021
Awah Fonka, the governor of Cameroon’s West region, says the fighters attack and kill government troops, loot shops and destroy schools ... Cameroon’s separatist conflict has cost more than 3,000 lives and forced 550,000 people to flee to French-speaking regions of Cameroon or into neighboring Nigeria, according to the United Nations.

Cameroon Humanitarian Bulletin Issue N°21 | June 2021

Reliefweb 21 Jul 2021
Cameroon hosts 449,796 refugees, mostly from the Central African Republic (CAR), Nigeria and Chad ... "It is important to support the Government in building secondary schools to support bringing children to the third cycle,” said the Representative of UNHCR in Cameroon, Mr.

Cameroon Muslims Plead for an End to Separatist Crisis

The Wire Network 20 Jul 2021
Muslim cleric Bouba Goi Goi officiating Eid al-Adha prayers at the Islamic Complex in Cameroon’s capital Yaoundé, said in his sermon that all Muslims should live lives of complete submission to God to enjoy eternal life, both physical on earth and spiritual in heaven with Allah.

Weightlifter Cyrille Tchatchet: from despair to an Olympic dream | John Goodbody

The Guardian 20 Jul 2021
Having left the Athletes’ Village at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, he feared for his safety if he were to return to his native Cameroon. Tchatchet had been forced to live rough ...

Cameroon Says Separatists Disguised as Military Kill, Loot

Voa News 15 Jul 2021
The men, in civilian clothing, appear to brandish Cameroonian military uniforms, guns, ammunition and bulletproof vests they say they seized from Cameroon military ... The conflict has cost more than 3,000 lives and forced 550,000 people to flee to French-speaking regions of Cameroon or into neighboring Nigeria, according to the United Nations.

Leaked sex tape sparks ’Me Too’ moment in Cameroon

Independent online (SA) 12 Jul 2021
Yaounde, Cameroon - A leaked tape of a woman having sex in the office of a prominent journalist has sparked a wave of indignation in Cameroon, highlighting entrenched problems of sexual harassment and coercion ... The tape has triggered outrage among campaigners who have battled for years against sexual violence and exploitation in Cameroon.

Cameroon: Hundreds Left Homeless in Douala After Demolition of Airport Neighborhood

All Africa 12 Jul 2021
A once-lively and densely populated neighbourhood ...

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