Africa

Polls close in Cameroon's parliamentary, municipal elections

Low turnout reported in English-speaking regions, where separatist violence has displaced hundreds of thousands.

Polls close in Cameroon's parliamentary, municipal elections

Africa

Cameroon gears up for delayed polls amid security fears

Nearly seven million people are eligible to vote to pick 180 federal legislators and 360 local council officials.

Cameroon gears up for delayed polls amid security fears

Africa

Cameroon boosts security after suspected separatist attacks

Police in Cameroon are on high alert after a number of suspected separatist attacks in political capital Yaounde and economic hub Douala.

Cameroon

Victims of breast ironing: It felt like 'fire'

Cameroonian girls are enduring a painful daily procedure with long lasting physical and psychological consequences.

'No girl is safe': The mothers ironing their daughters' breasts

Cameroon

Cameroon grants 'special status' to Anglophone region amid unrest

Yaounde passes law allowing English-speaking regions 'special status' in a bid to calm the deadly conflict.

Cameroon grants 'special status' to Anglophone region amid unrest

Cameroon

Dozens of children die as Cameroon landslide toll rises

Children and pregnant women among dead as rescue teams scour for bodies under rubble after heavy rains in Bafoussam.

Cameroon: Death toll in Bafoussam landslide rises

Africa

Dozens dead in Cameroon landslide after torrential rain

Rescue teams scour rubble of damaged homes for survivors after landslide in Bafoussam as governor puts death toll at 34.

Dozens dead in Cameroon landslide after torrential rain

Migrants

Two dead as migrant boat sinks off Mexico

Search operation 'managed to rescue eight migrants alive', officials said, but one person was still missing.

Two dead as migrant boat sinks off Mexico

Cameroon

Cameroon's opposition leader Maurice Kamto released

Move is latest in a series of concessions from President Paul Biya, who is under pressure over a crackdown on dissent.

Cameroon's opposition leader Maurice Kamto released

Africa

Cameroon's language dispute keeps schools shut

English-speaking regions of Cameroon are attempting to break away from the French-speaking majority and establish their own state called Ambazonia.

Africa

Cameroon releases 333 prisoners amid national dialogue

Rebel leaders dismiss president's limited amnesty, calling for release of thousands of people imprisoned since 2016.

Cameroon releases 333 prisoners amid national dialogue

Africa

Cameroon dialogue starts as Anglophone separatists pull out

National dialogue in trouble as separatists skip talks calling for international mediation to resolve crisis.

Cameroon dialogue starts as Anglophone separatists pull out

Africa

Cameroon to hold 'national dialogue' on separatist crisis

President Paul Biya also calls on separatists in English-speaking regions to surrender or face military action.

Cameroon to hold 'national dialogue' on separatist crisis

Africa

Cameroon: Opposition leader's trial condemned

Judges in Cameroon have adjourned the trial of main opposition leader Maurice Kamto and dozens of other politicians after one of them collapsed in court.

Africa

Cameroon anglophone separatist leader gets life sentence: Lawyers

Sisiku Julius Ayuk Tabe and nine of his followers convicted for 'terrorism and secession', says government lawyer.

Cameroon anglophone separatist leader gets life sentence: Lawyers