Africa

Death toll mounts in Cameroon's linguistic unrest

Amnesty International says at least 17 people were killed in clashes between security forces and protesters.

Inside Story

How will Cameroon fix its language divide?

English speakers in Cameroon are demanding an end to what they say is discrimination by the French-speaking majority.

Africa

Separatist sentiment grips parts of Cameroon

Death toll keeps rising since government cracked down on English-speaking communities protesting at their marginalisation.

Cameroon

Protesters shot in Cameroon's English-speaking regions

Police shooting claims seven lives during protests by activists seeking independence from majority-Francophone country.

Africa

Cameroon's English-speakers call for independence

Troops deployed to Anglophone regions as activists declare symbolic independence from country's French-speaking areas.

Cameroon's English-speakers call for independence

Africa

Cameroon using 'anti-terror' law to 'silence media'

Committee to Protect Journalists say government uses 'anti-terror' law to silence and intimidate the media in Cameroon.

Cameroon using 'anti-terror' law to silence media: CPJ

Africa

Linguistic tensions boil over in Cameroon

English-speaking population stage protests in the latest in a series of actions against their perceived marginalisation.

Linguistic tensions boil over in Cameroon

Africa

Cameroon frees 52 English-language activists

Protesters against alleged discrimination by French-speaking majority released from prison after months of detention.

Cameroon frees 52 English-language activists

Africa

Suspected Boko Haram fighters kill 11 in Cameroon

Attackers also kidnapped eight people and burned down more than 30 homes, according to Cameroonian officials.

Suspected Boko Haram fighters kill 11 in Cameroon

Africa

Cameroon troops 'killed, tortured' Boko Haram suspects

Group condemns arbitrary arrest of dozens, citing human rights violations at military bases used by US, French troops.

Amnesty: Cameroon troops tortured Boko Haram suspects

Weather

At least 30 missing after Cameroon army boat capsizes

Three soldiers rescued after boat belonging to brigade battling Nigeria-based Boko Haram reportedly sinks off the coast.

At least 30 missing after Cameroon army boat capsizes

Africa

Suicide attack on Cameroon-Nigerian border kills 12

More than 40 others wounded as two female bombers target busy area in northern Cameroon, local officials say.

Cameroon-Nigeria border: 12 killed in suicide attack

Africa

Several die in double bombing at Cameroon refugee camp

Double suicide attack kills civilians displaced by Boko Haram fighting in northern Cameroon, officials say.

Double bombing kills nine refugees in Kolofata camp

Africa

Cameroon military court convicts journalist

Ahmed Abba, in jail since July 2015 over his reporting on Boko Haram, could face death penalty, according to his lawyer.

Military court convicts Cameroon journalist Ahmed Abba

Health

Bushmeat trade tests Cameroon's Ebola prevention

In a country where hunting wildlife for food is a centuries-old practice, the association with Ebola challenges habits.

Bushmeat trade tests Cameroon's Ebola prevention