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

Sport

Cameroon beats Egypt to lift African football title

Vincent Aboubakar scores brilliant late winner, helping Cameroon to claim fifth African Cup of Nations football triumph.

AFCON: Cameroon beats Egypt to lift African title

Politics

Cameroon shuts down internet in English-speaking areas

Government orders internet blackout after protests against what activists call marginalisation of English-speakers.

Cameroon shuts down internet in English-speaking areas

Cameroon

Cameroon's language woes

Tensions are high in the African nation as English speakers say French-dominated government treats them as second-class citizens.

Cameroon's language woes

Protests

Cameroon urged to investigate deadly protest dispersal

At least four people killed Thursday after police opened fire at demonstrators marching against President Paul Biya.

Cameroon urged to investigate deadly protest dispersal

Cameroon

Cameroon teachers, lawyers strike in battle for English

Anglophones say French is being imposed in schools and court rooms in English-speaking regions.