Foundation laments plight of 40,000 Cameroonians in Cross River
Belinda Babila Foundation has lamented the plight of over 40,000 displaced Southern Cameroonians in a refugee camp at Ikom, Cross Rivers State. Speaking in Lagos at the weekend while announcing her plan for the displaced persons, the founder, Belinda Babila...
Hundreds flee Cameroon's anglophone areas ahead of vote
Cameroonian authorities Saturday banned the "massive exodus" from the country's restive anglophone regions, where violence has mounted ahead of next month's presidential election.
Taraba: Influx of refugees crippling health facilities, group alleges
The massive presence of displaced persons from the southern parts of Cameroon is hitting hard on the health facilities of some local government councils in Taraba State. Speaking shortly after a town hall meeting for stakeholders, the Council Chairman of Ussa, one of the councils currently playing host to the foreign refugees, Rimansikwe Tanko Musa,…
Cameroon army kills three as tensions mar return to school
Cameroon's army on Wednesday said it had killed three people in the capital of the country's English-speaking North West region on the same day that the education minister visited the area, with tensions spiking as children return to school.
Samuel Eto’o rescues former Cameroon captain who is homeless
Ex-Cameroon, Barcelona and Chelsea striker Samuel Eto’o has said he will buy a house for former national team captain Norbert Owona, who is homeless and whose plight has been highlighted in a documentary. Owona, who is 67 and played for Cameroon in the 1960s and 1970s, has been living rough on the streets of Douala…
Seedorf and Kluivert take over Cameroon national side
Clarence Seedorf has been appointed head coach of the Cameroon national team, with his former Netherlands teammate Patrick Kluivert as his assistant, Cameroonian Minister of Sport Pierre Ismael Bidoung Mkpatt said on Saturday. The two former AC Milan players take over from Belgian Hugo Broos, who left last year after the Indomitable Lions failed to…
Cameroon unrest drives 180,000 from their homes
Human Rights Watch on Thursday blamed Cameroon's government forces and separatists for worsening violence in the country's anglophone regions which has left scores dead and displaced over 180,000 people.
At 85, President Biya seeks seventh term in office
President of Cameroon Paul Biya, yesterday said that he would seek re-election for seventh term in office in October.