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Cameroon President Paul Biya condoles with Nigerian leader Muhammadu Buhari over passing of chief of staff Abba Kyari

President Paul Biya of Cameroon has condoled with President Buhari on the death of his Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari.In a message, Biya, who also commiserated with the Kyari family, told the...

Cameroon should make massacre investigation public, Human Rights Watch says

Cameroon’s government should publish the findings of an investigation into the massacre of 21 civilians, including 13 children and a pregnant woman, on February 14, 2020, Human Rights Watch said today.The government has...

Cameroon should allow aid access amid coronavirus pandemic, Human Rights Watch says

Cameroon’s government should ensure that its response to the COVID-19 pandemic respects rights and prioritizes support for those who need it most, including in violence-affected areas, Human Rights Watch said on Friday. The authorities should allow unhindered access to...

Cameroon separatists declare coronavirus ceasefire as infections jump to at least 75

Cameroon separatists have declared a ceasefire amid an escalating coronavirus pandemic with the number of confirmed cases increasing rapidly in recent days, and jumping to at least 75.One person has died while...

Africa’s saxophone legend Manu Dibango who sued Michael Jackson for theft dies from Covid-19 in France

Africa's saxophone legend, Manu Dibango, who was best known for his 1972 song Soul Makossa, and sued Michael Jackson for theft in 2009, has died after catching coronavirus in Paris, France. He was 86.

Cameroon confirms second case of coronavirus as outbreak kills over 3600 people and spreads to 107 countries with 9 in Africa

Cameroon on Saturday confirmed its second case of coronavirus which causes a potentially deadly respiratory disease known as COVID-19. Authorities said the person was quarantined in a Yaounde hospital.Minister of Public Health...

Civilians massacred in separatist area in Cameroon, says Human Rights Watch

Government forces and armed ethnic Fulani killed at least 21 civilians in Cameroon’s Ngarbuh village, including 13 children and one pregnant woman, on February 14, 2020, Human Rights Watch said on Tuesday. They also burned five homes,...

First African to contract coronavirus in China, 21-year old Cameroonian student, Kem Senou Pavel Daryl, has recovered

The first African to contract coronavirus in China, 21-year old Cameroonian student, Kem Senou Pavel Daryl, has recoveredKem Senou Pavel Daryl, who lives in the Chinese city of Jingzhou is under...

NIGHTMARE: Cameroon separatists kidnap over 100 voters in Anglophone regions, Human Rights Watch says

Human Rights Watch said on Wednesday that armed separatists in Cameroon’s Anglophone regions kidnapped over 100 people, burned property, and threatened voters in the period before the February 9, 2020 elections, adding that state security forces did not...

Ethiopia’s Abiy presents Africa agriculture scorecard showing jet-flying leaders from Nigeria, Kenya, South Africa, Ethiopia, Ghana, Rwanda, Togo and Cameroon all failed

Nigeria, Africa's most populous country failed. Ethiopia, the second most populous country on the continent also failed. South Africa, one of the biggest economies in Africa failed as well. It was the same thing for Ghana,...

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IMF’s Georgieva says second round of support coming to Africa but Oxfam argues debt cancelation the only way out of COVID-19 turmoil

The Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Ms. Kristalina Georgieva said on Wednesday that...

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...

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 optimistic scenarios, according to a...

IMF’s Georgieva says second round of support coming to Africa but Oxfam argues debt cancelation the only way out of COVID-19 turmoil

The Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Ms. Kristalina Georgieva said on Wednesday that the Washington DC-based institution is...

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