Gulf Times - Cameroon
Cameroon separatists kill six at army post

Cameroon separatists kill six at army post

Separatist fighters in Cameroon killed six people in a raid on an army post in the troubled English-speaking Northwest province, the government said Saturday.

90-year-old archbishop abducted in anglophone Cameroon

90-year-old archbishop abducted in anglophone Cameroon

A 90-year-old archbishop has been abducted with nearly a dozen other people in a western Cameroon region gripped by conflict between anglophone separatists and security forces, the archdiocese said on Friday.

Kidnapped teachers released in troubled Cameroon region

Kidnapped teachers released in troubled Cameroon region

Eleven teachers kidnapped this week in a restive anglophone region of Cameroon were released Thursday, local religious leaders said.

Teachers kidnapped in troubled Cameroon region

Teachers kidnapped in troubled Cameroon region

Between six and 11 teachers have been kidnapped from a school in a western Cameroon region gripped by a three-year-old armed campaign by anglophone separatists, local sources said.

At least six children killed in attack on Cameroonian school

At least six children killed in attack on Cameroonian school

Gunmen killed at least six children and badly wounded about eight others when they stormed a school in Cameroon's Anglophone South West Region on Saturday and opened fire indiscriminately, officials and parents told Reuters.

Cameroon arrests ivory smugglers, seizes 118 elephant tusks

Cameroon arrests ivory smugglers, seizes 118 elephant tusks

Cameroon authorities arrested four ivory smugglers attempting to transport nearly 120 elephant tusks through the country's south, officials said Friday.

Suspected Boko Haram militants kill at least 13 in Cameroon

Suspected Boko Haram militants kill at least 13 in Cameroon

Suspected militants from Boko Haram group killed at least 13 people and wounded eight others in a grenade attack in northern Cameroon on Sunday, a security source and a local official told Reuters.

Boko Haram bombers kill seven in Cameroon

Boko Haram bombers kill seven in Cameroon

Seven people were killed when two suicide bombers, suspected to be members of Nigeria's Boko Haram militant group, attacked a village in northern Cameroon on Sunday, police and a local official said.

UN demands 'independent, impartial' probe of Cameroon deaths

UN demands 'independent, impartial' probe of Cameroon deaths

The UN called on Cameroon Tuesday to conduct an independent investigation into the "shocking" killing of 23 villagers in a troubled English-speaking region

Cameroon army blames accident for village 'massacre'

Cameroon army blames accident for village 'massacre'

Cameroon's army on Monday denied opposition charges that it had massacred villagers in a restive anglophone region, blaming instead an ‘unfortunate accident’ caused by an explosion of fuel during a firefight.

Cameroon elections overshadowed by violence, boycott

Cameroon elections overshadowed by violence, boycott

Cameroon began voting Sunday in polls overshadowed by a partial opposition boycott and separatist violence that has displaced hundreds of thousands of people.

Cameroonian soldiers go on trial over shooting of women and children

Cameroonian soldiers go on trial over shooting of women and children

The trial of seven Cameroonian soldiers accused of participating in the killing of two women and two children has begun behind closed doors, two judicial sources said on Tuesday