Cameroon vows 'calm' election despite anglophone violence
Cameroon's government vowed Wednesday that next month's presidential election will be peaceful and voting will take place nationwide, despite mounting bloodshed in the central African country's restive anglophone regions.
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.
Ruler since 1982, Biya turns 85 as strife grips parts of Cameroon
President Paul Biya of Cameroon celebrates his 85th birthday on Tuesday after 35 years at the helm of a country that today faces daunting problems, including a separatist revolt.
Nigeria pledges support to Cameroon over secession threat
Nigeria on Monday assured Cameroon that it is determined to deal with secessionist forces attempting to use its territory to destabilise its West African neighbour.
Anglophone Cameroon demand autonomy
According to Amnesty International, and eyewitnesses, who spoke to Al-Jazeera, an international satellite television, at least 17 peaceful and unarmed protesters were killed by soldiers drafted to the campuses by Biya.
Seven killed in Cameroon as anglophones declare 'independence'
At least seven people were killed in Cameroon's restive anglophone belt at the weekend as a separatist group made a symbolic declaration of independence. The separatists chose October 1, the anniversary of the official reunification of the anglophone and francophone parts of Cameroon, to declare independence for "Ambazonia", the name of the state they want…