Home » Posts tagged with » Cameroun

Nigeria To Grant Temporary Protection To 20,485 Cameroonian Refugees

Nigeria To Grant Temporary Protection To 20,485 Cameroonian Refugees

The United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) and the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) country representative, Antonio Canhandula, have said that the Federal Government would recognise 20,485 Cameroonian refugees on a ‘temporary protection basis’. The refugees are temporarily sheltered in the Southeast states of Akwa Ibom, Cross River, Benue and Taraba in the Northeast […]

At Least 17 Killed In Cameroon Anglophone Unrest

At Least 17 Killed In Cameroon Anglophone Unrest

At least 17 people were killed over the weekend in clashes linked to a symbolic declaration of independence by Cameroon’s anglophone minority, sources said on Monday. Amnesty International said “at least” 17 people were killed by security forces in the country’s two English-speaking regions, a figure that concurred with a toll given by official sources, […]

Buhari Demands Unconditional Repatriation of Looted Funds

Buhari Demands Unconditional Repatriation of Looted Funds

President Muhammadu Buhari has demanded that identified funds stolen from Nigeria and stashed away in foreign countries be repatriated without delay or preconditions. Buhari was speaking in London Wednesday at the Commonwealth event tagged “Tackling Corruption Together: A Conference for Civil Society, Business and Government Leaders”. He called for the establishment of an international anti-corruption […]

Boko Haram Abducted Women and Girls for Sex

Boko Haram Abducted Women and Girls for Sex

Boko Haram may have abducted children and young women in Cameroon for sex exploitation and suicide bombing. Internally displaced persons were also vulnerable to human trafficking by militant groups. Yazan Imra, 18, was abducted from the Nigeria-Cameroon border town of Gambarou and taken to one of the terrorists’ hideouts. For two years, Imra was sexually […]