President/Chief Executive of Dangote Industries Limited, Aliko Dangote, has received the highest civilian honour in Cameroun - the Commander of the National Order of Valour - from the President of the Republic, Paul Biya.
The United States on Monday announced visa restrictions on individuals accused of fueling violence in western Cameroon, which has seen vicious fighting for four years between army troops and separatist English-speaking rebels.
22 Sep 2020
Police on Tuesday used tear gas and water cannon to break up a protest by hundreds of people in Cameroon's economic capital Douala calling for an end to bloodshed in the country's anglophone regions.
8 Sep 2020
Cameroon's veteran leader Paul Biya on Monday announced the country first regional elections in December, including in two western regions in the grip of a revolt by the anglophone minority.
22 May 2020
Cameroon's 87-year-old President Paul Biya has made a televised address to his people ending more than two months of silence as the central African nation dealt with a burgeoning coronavirus crisis.
11 May 2020
Separatists in the English-speaking South-West region of Cameroon killed a local mayor in an ambush in which two soldiers were also wounded, the region's governor said Monday.
28 Feb 2020
President Paul Biya's party has retained an absolute majority in Cameroon's parliament, the constitutional council announced Friday after the controversial February 9 vote.
14 Dec 2019
The United States (US) has ordered President Paul Biya of Cameroon to “immediately and unconditionally” pull out the military from Southern Cameroun territory.
18 Nov 2019
Cameroon is poised to hold parliamentary and municipal elections in February but a bloody separatist conflict and political tensions are set to cloud the vote, experts say.
27 Oct 2019
Since the struggle for equality and justice by the people of Southern Cameroon against the Francophone north began, leading to an almost endless conflict between separatists from the Anglophone...
7 Oct 2019
Cameroonian ruler Paul Biya's surprise decision to free hundreds of detained opponents after a stinging crackdown on separatists is seen by some experts as a way to ease tensions but short of a major policy shift. Main opposition leader Maurice Kamto walked free from jail Saturday after a military court ordered his release at the…
11 Sep 2019
Cameroon President Paul Biya on Tuesday announced that he intends to hold a major "national dialogue" later this month in a bid to put an end to the conflict between security forces and armed separatists from the anglophone minority in the west.