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Cameroon

Boko Haram attack: Death toll rises to 37 in Cameroon, 15 terrorists arrested

The militants carried out attack on region bordering Lake Chad on Sunday night, clashing with the Cameroonian army until Monday afternoon.

12 Jun 2019 1:54 PM

81 people, mostly children, kidnapped from Cameroon school: Officials

No one immediately claimed responsibility for the abduction in the region where separatists are fighting to form a breakaway state.

05 Nov 2018 6:53 PM

Lesbian 'witches' chained, raped by families in Cameroon

Gay people are often subjected to 'corrective rape' by their families, strangers and vigilantes who treat homosexuality as a mental illness.

02 Oct 2018 2:47 PM

At least 16 people killed by Boko Haram extremists in north Cameroon

Iya Gana, whose husband was killed in the attack Thursday night, said the rebels entered her village and killed her husband and others.

28 Aug 2017 9:36 AM

2 suicide attacks in Cameroon kill 7, injure many

Regional Governor Midjiyawa Bakari held the militant group Boko Haram responsible for the attack.

02 Jun 2017 8:38 PM

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UN Ambassador's motorcade kills 7-year-old in Cameroon

The envoy said she met the boy’s family and offered ‘profound condolences and our grief and heartbreak’.

19 Apr 2016 9:35 AM

Haiti postpones presidential election as violence erupts

Gunshots were fired as protesters clashed with police.

23 Jan 2016 10:21 AM

2 female suicide bombers attack Cameroon mosque, killing 10

The attack in the town of Kolofata is believed to have been carried out by Boko Haram members who crossed the border into Cameroon.

13 Jan 2016 3:25 PM