Cameroon’s main opposition leader Maurice Kamto, who was runner-up in last year’s presidential election, on Friday goes to trial in a military court on insurrection charges that have sparked international outcry.
The unidentified assailants threw a grenade into a group of people inside a camp for displaced people in the commune of Mozogo near the Nigerian border in the Far North region, said mayor Medjeweh Boukar.
About 250 demonstrators demanding an end to President Paul Biya's rule squared off with dozens of police, many in riot gear, backed up by armoured vehicles.
"Two Boko Haram bombers blew themselves up at around 8pm" in the attack on Amchide, on the border with Nigeria, a policeman said on Monday, while a local official said a village chief and two teenagers were among the dead.
Veteran Afro-jazz star Manu Dibango died on Tuesday after contracting the new coronavirus, his representatives have confirmed.
Originally a music label, Black Star has grown into a major brand, expanding into street-wear and restaurants, with about 100 shops and burger chain outlets throughout the former Soviet Union and plans to expand into Europe.
A month after Cameroon held a national dialogue hoping to resolve the country’s bloody anglophone separatist crisis, the prospect of peace still seems far away. Armed anglophone separatist forces have clashed
Communication Minister Rene Emmanuel Sadi said on Monday in a press release that a separatist commander known as "General Fire Man" was among those killed on Saturday in fighting between rebels and soldiers.
Naseri Paul Biya, the governor of the central region of Cameroon, said there could be more deaths. "We are not in position to give you the total number of casualties,” he said.