Gulf Times - Yaoundé
Suicide bombers kill 26 in three attacks in Cameroon far north

Suicide bombers kill 26 in three attacks in Cameroon far north

At least 26 people were killed Monday in three suicide attacks in the far north of Cameroon, a region often targeted by Nigeria's Boko Haram group, according to a police toll.

Fears mount in Nigeria over Lassa outbreak, 44 dead

Fears mount in Nigeria over Lassa outbreak, 44 dead

At least 44 people have died from Lassa fever in Nigeria with the death toll expected to rise, underscoring the difficulty in combating deadly viruses in a region still reeling from Ebola.

Boko Haram attacks killed nearly 1,200 people since 2013

Boko Haram attacks killed nearly 1,200 people since 2013

Nigeria's Boko Haram Islamists have killed nearly 1,200 people in neighbouring Cameroon's far north since 2013, the communications minister in Yaounde said Friday.