Peter Kum

Horror continues in Cameroon, 7 armed secessionists killed

As the world looks away, horror continued in Cameroon on Tuesday, with the killing of at least seven suspected secessionists and the arrest of four others. The seven activists were killed in Ekok, a locality in the Southwestern region of...

Another day of horror in Cameroon, 38th law enforcement officer killed, eyes pulled off

Another law enforcement officer was killed in Cameroon on Sunday; his eyes pulled off and his gun snatched, by Anglophone secessionists who are demanding independence from the West African country. They also want all political prisoners and their detained...

Cameroon arrests 5 for killing 2 gendarmes

Security forces in Cameroon have arrested five persons for killing two gendarmes. They were arrested on Friday February 2 in the town of Kikfuni, Boyo Department in the North West Region of Cameroon. "We first arrested two of these assailants who...

Cameroon secessionists leaders extradited to Cameroon – France 24

A French tv channel has confirmed the extradition to Cameroon of secessionist leaders arrested in Nigeria.  According to France 24, Sisiku Ayuk Tabe and his self-appointed cabinet members were deported to Yaoundé on the night of Thursday to Friday. The French International...

Cameroon secessionists’ lawyer to Buhari: Free our leaders

Cameroonian secessionists arrested in Nigeria should be released unconditionally, their lawyer said at a press conference in Abuja on Monday. https://https://www.https://www.todaynewsafrica.com/cameroon-secessionists-leaders-extradited-cameroon-france-24/featured/ The secessionists were picked up by the Nigerian secret service last month for violating Nigerian laws and organizing an armed...

Commonwealth Secretary General calls for peace, dialogue in Cameroon 

Madam Patricia Scotland, Secretary-General of the Commonwealth of Nations, has called for unity and peace in Cameroon during a meeting with long serving leader Paul Biya. Secretary-General Scotland said the government of Cameroon should continue  to engage in a peaceful...

Suspected secessionists set Mamfe main market on fire in Cameroon

A mysterious fire has engulfed a market in Cameroon where secessionists had recently escalated acts of terror. Authorities believe the market was set on fire. The Mamfe main market, located on the road leading to the Egbekwa village, was visited...

3 dead as Boko Haram bomber attacks mosque in Cameroon

A suicide bomb attack by Boko Haram has left three persons dead in Cameroon, including the bomber. The attack occurred at about 5.30 a.m. on Monday near a mosque in Kerawa, Cameroon's far north. "Three civilians (including the suicide bomber) were...

Anglophone secessionists ambush, shoot 4 gendarmes in Cameroon

Anglophone secessionists shot four and severely wounded three gendarmes in Cameroon on Saturday night in an escalation of acts of terror that began in October this year. The separatists, who have vowed it's independence or death, have killed at least...

5 Anglophone secessionists killed after attack on military post in Cameroon

Cameroonian security forces returned fire on Thursday night, killing at least five Anglophone secessionists who attacked a military post near the border with Nigeria. A law enforcement officer was also gunned down by the activists who have vowed it's...

About Me

Peter Kum, an investigative journalist, studied Mass Communication at the University of Tripoli in Libya and has covered the wars in Sudan, Libya and against Boko Haram in Nigeria, Cameroon and Chad. He is based in Cameroon’s far north, but travels across the sub-Saharan region.
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