Africa

Cameroon's National Day signals deepening divide

While some Anglophones are asking for equal representation in government and society, others are calling for their own country.

Nigeria

Nigeria: 1,000 hostages rescued from Boko Haram

Regional task force helps to secure the release of the captives, mostly women and children, army spokesman says.

Nigeria: 1,000 hostages rescued from Boko Haram

Africa

A look at Cameroon's language divide

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

Internet

Rising internet shutdowns aimed at 'silencing dissent'

Governments around the world are increasingly cutting off internet access in the wake of people's protests.

Rising internet shutdowns aimed at 'silencing dissent'

Cameroon

Cameroon internet shutdowns cost Anglophones millions

In an attempt to quell criticism, the government of Cameroon continues to shut down social media and messaging apps.

Cameroon internet shutdowns cost Anglophones millions

Africa

Thousands flee violence in Cameroon's Anglophone region

Thousands of people are fleeing unrest in English-speaking areas of southern Cameroon into southern Nigeria.

Cameroon

Online campaign to free journalist Patrice Nganang in Cameroon

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

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