Egypt

Egypt to replace Cameroon as host of 2019 Africa Cup of Nations

Cameroon was stripped of hosting rights because of security concerns and the slow pace of preparations.

Egypt to replace Cameroon as host of 2019 Africa Cup of Nations

Opinion

Three crises we cannot ignore in 2019

The international community must brace itself for deepening and largely neglected emergencies in 2019.

Jan Egeland

by Jan Egeland

Jan Egeland

Africa

Cameroon rebels issue virtual currency to fund independence

The AmbaCoin is named after the so-called Republic of Ambazonia, a self-declared independent state in Cameroon.

Cameroon rebels issue virtual currency to fund independence

Nigeria

Nigeria's former defence chief killed amid growing insecurity

Air Marshall Alex Badeh shot dead near Abuja as authorities struggle with increase in violence in oil-rich Niger Delta.

Nigeria's former defence chief killed amid growing insecurity

Cameroon

Chinese company angers indigenous community in Cameroon

A Chinese state-owned company is behind rubber plantations that Cameroon villagers say threaten their livelihoods.

Indigenous communities at risk as Chinese rubber firm uses land

Humanitarian crises

Yemen to face worst humanitarian crisis of 2019: UN

Some 132 million people in 42 countries will need assistance next year, with Yemen topping the list, UN says.

Yemen to face worst humanitarian crisis of 2019: UN

Cameroon

Dozens of Anglophone separatists killed in Cameroon

Cameroon army says at least 30 separatists were killed as clashes intensify in restive English-speaking region.

Dozens of Anglophone separatists killed in Cameroon

Cameroon

Cameroon child hostages released by kidnappers

All 78 children, abducted in the country's Anglophone region, released but principal and a teacher are still being held.

Cameroon child hostages released by kidnappers

Abductions

Cameroon leader tells rebels to lay down arms after kidnappings

Assailants abducted 79 children, their principal, and a driver from a Christian school in Bamenda in Northwest Region.

Cameroon leader tells rebels to lay down arms after kidnappings

Africa

Cameroon abduction: Search under way for kidnapped children

Seventy-nine children and three staff were kidnapped by gunmen on Monday.

Cameroon abduction: Search under way for kidnapped children

Africa

Dozens of students abducted in Cameroon by alleged separatists

Officials say armed separatists have kidnapped at least 78 students in the country's restive northwest region.

Dozens of students abducted in Cameroon by alleged separatists

Health

The hospital in Cameroon trying to heal old wounds

A small hospital in western Cameroon is trying to make a change by healing untreated open wounds.

The hospital in Cameroon trying to heal old wounds

Africa

Cameroon's Paul Biya 'easily' wins seventh term as president

The 85-year-old received more than 71 percent of October 7 vote, according to the Constitutional Council.

Cameroon's Paul Biya 'easily' wins seventh term as president

Cameroon

Cameroon denies deporting Nigerian refugees to unsafe conditions

The UN has said that Cameroon is forcing Nigerian refugees to return home, even when it is not safe for the refugees to do so.

Africa

Cameroon conflict: Hundreds killed in recent violence

Violence in Cameroon worsens as the power struggle over language continues.