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Presidential Pardons Won’t Stop Crisis – Seperatists

Presidential Pardons Won’t Stop Crisis – Seperatists

Cameroon separatists said the release of more than 300 fighters ordered by President Paul Biya is not enough to stop the war that has killed at least 2,000 people in the central African state. Separatists said calm can only return if leaders sentenced to life in prison are unconditionally freed. The president’s order came during […]

Seven Soldiers On Trial For Murder Of Women And Children Recorded In ‘Horrifying’ Viral Video

Seven Soldiers On Trial For Murder Of Women And Children Recorded In ‘Horrifying’ Viral Video

Seven soldiers are set to go on trial tomorrow (27 August) for the brutal murder of two women and two children. A video of the killings, which went viral in early July 2018, was initially dismissed by the Cameroonian authorities as “fake news”. Amnesty research, however, revealed credible evidence that the Cameroon military was responsible, […]

Security Forces Kill Civilians, Rape Women In Cameroon

Security Forces Kill Civilians, Rape Women In Cameroon

Cameroonian security forces have killed at least four civilians and raped one woman since mid-June 2019 during security operations in the North-West region. Those killed include an elderly man with a physical disability and a young man with a mental disability. “These latest crimes add to a long string of abuses by Cameroonian security forces,” […]

Women Urged To Go For Breast Cancer Screening

Women Urged To Go For Breast Cancer Screening

Breast cancer is becoming a cause for concern in Cameroon as more women get to the hospital when it is at an advanced stage. World Health Organization revealed that in developing countries, most cases of breast cancer are presented in a very late stage due to lack of early detection, lack of adequate diagnosis and […]

Women Are Under Represented

Women Are Under Represented

The results of a survey on the representation of women in the media in Cameroon was presented few days ago in Douala, during a workshop organised by an NGO known as Women Peace Initiative. The survey revealed that there were more men than women in the media in Cameroon both in terms of numbers and […]

Over 90,000 Nigerian Refugees In Cameroon

Over 90,000 Nigerian Refugees In Cameroon

Officials from the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), and those from Adamawa and Borno states on Monday said about 90,000 Nigerian refugees in Cameroon “are safe” and will soon return. The officials brainstormed on Monday over plans to repatriate the refugees. The refugees, mostly from Borno, were displaced by the […]

Coffee Dealers Build Capacities In Cameroon

Coffee Dealers Build Capacities In Cameroon

The training session that lasted three days (from the10- 12 April 2019) was also a moment for the coffee dealers to learn ways on how to defend and promote the brand of Cameroon origin. It is on record that domestic coffee witnessed a sharp increase of about 20% that is from 20.270 tons in 2016/ […]

Women Entrepreneurship – Cameroon Hosts First OFAD Forum in Africa

Women Entrepreneurship – Cameroon Hosts First OFAD Forum in Africa

The forum seeks to contribute to the promotion of women’s economic and entrepreneurship towards the achievement of the sustainable development goals. The Organisation of African Women and the Diaspora (OFAD) has organized the fifth edition of the Economic and Women Entrepreneurship Forum. The two-day confab opened at the Yaounde Conference Center on Wednesday March 27, […]

Anglophone Crisis In Cameroon

Anglophone Crisis In Cameroon

“My heart breaks for Cameroon. Every day people are dying, and every day people are suffering,” said Assistant Secretary for African Affairs Tibor Nagy when asked about his message to authorities in Yaoundé regarding the three-year political crisis in North West and South West. Nagy was speaking from Kigali during a visit which will also […]

President Biya Of Cameroon Turns 86

President Biya Of Cameroon Turns 86

Cameroon’s President Paul Biya Wednesday celebrated his 86th birthday with supporters organizing lavish parties and opponents calling on him to resign. Biya is the oldest president in sub-Saharan Africa and one of the longest-serving, but critics say his long rule has put the country in a bad position. Supporters of Biya wished him a happy […]

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