CAMEROON

Ambazonian leaders in U.S. call for ghost towns in Anglophone regions in Cameroon from September 20, ask Francophones to vacate immediately

Ambazonian leaders in the United States on Saturday called for ghost towns in Anglophone regions in Cameroon from September 20 to October 12, and urged Francophones to vacate...

Anglophone secessionists kill Cameroonian soldier Robert Ndaweke

Anglophone secessionists on Wednesday gunned down a Cameroonian soldier in the Northwest region as they continue to seek independence from French speaking Cameroon and multiply attacks on security...

9 students and school principal kidnapped in crisis-ravaged Anglophone area in Cameroon

At least nine students and their secondary school principal have been kidnapped in the crisis-hit Anglophone area in Cameroon.Chris Anu, the US-based spokesman...

6 dates to understand Cameroon’s lingering crisis – By Simon Ateba

At a time when everyone is claiming to be right and everyone else is wrong, and many lives are being wasted by the day, living and working from Washington DC here...

Cameroon bars 40 suspected corrupt officials from traveling abroad 

The Cameroonian government has barred 40 suspected corrupt officials from leaving the central and west African country. Their arrest and prosecution may come within days.The announcement was made by Martin Mbarga Nguelle, the man in charge Cameroon's interior security.His...

Cameroon bloody internal war 

On Tuesday, April 3, 2018, the Cameroonian military attacked and burned several homes in Mungo Ndor, a small village located about 40km away from Nguti in Koupé-Manengouba. Ms. Egbe Maria Ndonge, well known as Mami Maria was burned to...

Cameroon’s aging Biya calls first cabinet meeting since 2015

Little discussion is expected at the gathering, which is behind closed doors. A brief letter calling his council of ministers to the Unity Palace did not reveal the agenda and officials were not permitted to speak to journalists, government spokesman Issa Tchiroma Bakary said.

Cameroonians shocked after seeing their late President Ahmadou Ahidjo’s residence

Why it matters: Mr. Ahidjo was in power for 24 years, 8 months and 17 days between 18 February 1958, and November 4, 1982, when he resigned and handed over power to Paul Biya who was then Prime Minister. He was known as the man who built and united Cameroon at a time of political instability.

Torture: Nigerian activists ask African Union to suspend Cameroon

Nigerian activists on Sunday called on the African Union to suspend Cameroon over the alleged torture of political prisoners.The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) said it had already sent an open letter to the African Union Chairperson and...

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Eradicating extreme poverty by 2030 now highly unlikely amid COVID-19 – Report

Prospects for fully eradicating extreme poverty by 2030 now appear highly unlikely, even under the most...

IMF approves additional $156 million disbursement to Cameroon to respond to COVID-19 economic fallout

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Wednesday approved an additional $156 million disbursement to Cameroon to respond to COVID-19 economic fallout.

Half of women in the world are jobless, UN says in shocking new report

Less than 50% of working-age women are in the labour market, a figure that has barely changed over the last quarter...

South Africa launches $6 billion COVID-19 employment stimulus

South Africa has launched a $6 billion (R100 billion) COVID-19 employment stimulus to be implemented over the next three years.

Principality of Andorra becomes IMF’s 190th Member

The Principality of Andorra joined the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Friday, becoming the Fund's 190th member.Ambassador...

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