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Business Reopens Between Southern Cameroon And Nigeria

Business Reopens Between Southern Cameroon And Nigeria

Cameroon’s military says it has restored security on an important trade road between western Cameroon and Nigeria. The military this week said it had killed at least 13 separatist fighters who blocked the Bamenda-Enugu Road for two months and were demanding illegal tolls. The rebels denied it was their fighters and blamed other armed groups. […]

Child Marriage Worries Rise Amid Coronavirus Lockdown In Cameroon

Child Marriage Worries Rise Amid Coronavirus Lockdown In Cameroon

‘At night, I pray he doesn’t come to my room.’ She Said: Women’s lives, women’s voices You’ve heard it before. Women and girls pay a heavy price during humanitarian crises. She Said is an ongoing collection of reporting in which women offer glimpses of their lives, speaking with TNH from COVID-19 lockdowns, situations of conflict […]

Cameroon Continues To Suffer Staggering Mother, Child Birth Mortality Rate

Cameroon  Continues To Suffer Staggering Mother, Child Birth Mortality Rate

Coinciding with Friday’s observance of the African Day for the Reduction of Maternal and Newborn Mortality, Cameroon disclosed that tens of thousands of newborn babies continue to die at birth and thousands of women continue to lose their lives while giving birth each year in the central African of 25 million. Health officials say the […]

Women On the Front Line To Hold The Country Together After Polls

Women On the Front Line To Hold The Country Together After Polls

When Gladys Mbuya spoke at the African Peer Review Mechanism meeting in Kigali, her voice shook. She described her life as an internally displaced person in the violence ravaging her country, Cameroon. Her pre-conflict status in life stands in sharp contrast. Mbuya is the Queen Mother of Alatening village, and head of the women’s traditional […]

UN Calls For Independent, Impartial Investigation Into Cameroon Massacre

UN Calls For Independent, Impartial Investigation Into Cameroon Massacre

The U.N. human rights office is calling for an independent, impartial and thorough investigation into the massacre of 23 people in a village in Cameroon’s Northwest Anglophone region on February 14. More information has emerged since this shocking attack occurred.  U.N. human rights monitors on the ground report 15 children, nine under the age of […]

Cameroonians Fleeing Separatist Violence Head To Nigeria Ahead Of Elections

Cameroonians Fleeing Separatist Violence Head To Nigeria Ahead Of Elections

Villagers in Cameroon’s volatile northwest region are fleeing separatist violence ahead of February 9 local and parliamentary elections to neighbouring Nigeria.  The rebels have vowed to stop the elections and are clashing with the military while civilians are caught up in the fighting. Christians at True Faith Ministries, in the Nigerian border village of Atta, […]

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 […]

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