Motorcycle suicide bomber hits market in Cameroon

At least three killed and 24 injured in Mora town, with authorities suspecting involvement of Boko Haram.


US ambassador Samantha Power's motorcade kills boy

Armoured Jeep in Samantha Power's motorcade fatally struck seven-year-old boy who darted on to the road in Cameroon.

Boko Haram

Boko Haram attacks Cameroon with kidnapped girls

Regional offensive made up of 8,700 troops seeks to defeat the armed group, but it's fighting back with kidnapped girls.

Boko Haram

Cameroon: 92 Boko Haram fighters killed in Nigeria

Cameroon's government says joint operation with Nigerian forces in border town also managed to free 850 villagers.


Deaths as suicide bomber hits market in Cameroon

Suicide bombers kill at least 12 people and injure 50 others in market in Meme, northern Cameroon.


Suicide attackers hit Cameroon marketplace

Report says at least 29 people killed in series of strikes on village market near northern border with Nigeria.


Female suicide bombers attack mosque in Cameroon

At least 10 killed in suspected Boko Haram attack on a mosque in town close to border with Nigeria.


Several killed in suicide attack in northern Cameroon

Suspected Boko Haram suicide bomber carried out attack near border with Nigeria, killing at least 10 people.

War & Conflict

Cameroon frees hundreds of Boko Haram hostages

At least 100 fighters of ISIL-affiliated group are killed and stocks of weapons are seized in the military operation.


Twin suicide bomb blast rocks northern Cameroon village

At least seven dead, including two attackers, as suspected Boko Haram members target Dabanga in Far North Region.


Deadly suicide attack rocks northern Cameroon

Suspected Boko Haram attacks kill at least four civilians and wound dozens near Nigerian border, security sources say.

War & Conflict

US troops deployed to Cameroon for Boko Haram fight

Up to 300 troops and surveillance drones being sent to help West African efforts against Nigerian armed group.

Human Rights

Deadly blasts rock northern Nigeria

Hand of Boko Haram suspected as three suicide bombings across Damaturu in Yobe state kill 18 and injure dozens more.

War & Conflict

Moving vehicles banned in northern Nigeria for Eid

Use of vehicles including bicycles and horses banned in Borno state to prevent attacks during Islamic holiday.


No answers a year after Ebosse's death

Authorities cited hit on the head as reason for Cameroon footballer's death but post-mortem reports raised eyebrows.