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Cameroon secessionists kill soldiers, defy government’s war declaration

Separatist groups have vowed to continue their attacks against security officials in restive Anglophone region in Cameroon, days after President Paul Biya has declared a war against them. President Paul Biya, who returned form Abidjan last week, declared war on the secessionists after they attacked and killed several police officers on duty in the South […]

Scientists found ‘high’ radiation levels in Cameroon

A recent study conducted by Cameroon’s Institute of Geological and Mining Research (IRGM) revealed radioactivity level of soils in a volcanic area in Cameroon. This “natural” radioactivity, according to the researchers, is particularly strong in the northern region of the central African nation, where uranium deposits were discovered. “We found an extremely high radioactive level, […]

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As pressure mounts on Biya, Cameroon opposition wants national dialogue

The opposition leaders in Cameroon on Tuesday called on the government to release all persons held in connection with the Anglophone crisis in the central African nation. The group, led by main opposition leader Ni John Fru Ndi, also asked the government to ensure return of people who fled the country’s English-speaking restive regions since […]

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Cameroon’s parliament complex catches fire, casualties unknown

The third and fourth floors of the main building of Cameroon’s parliament in Yaoundé caught fire overnight on Thursday, local media reported. Pictures posted on social media by the state-run broadcaster, CRTV, appeared to show a large part of the building had been damaged. The National Assembly of Cameroon is, since Tuesday, in ordinary session […]

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Cameroon to issue 10 billion CFA francs in treasury bills

The Cameroonian government on Wednesday, returned to the regional market of the Bank of Central African States (BEAC) to raise a 10 billion CFA francs loan. The treasury bills will have maturity of 13 weeks, officials said. Since the beginning of this year, this is the first issue of T-Bills, over 7 billion CFA francs. […]

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Cameroon issues international arrest warrant for 15 separatists

The government of Cameroon has issued international arrest warrants for 15 Anglophone separatists of the southern Cameroon. Sisiku Ayuk Tabe, the self-proclaimed president of the Southern Cameroon and leader of the Southern Cameroon’s Ambazonia Consortium United Front (SCACUF) is on the wanted list. Tensions continue to run high in towns and cities in Cameroon’s northwest […]

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Douala to become the financial hub of Central Africa

The heads of state of Economic and Monetary Community of Central Africa (CEMAC) in a meeting in the Chadian capital N’Djamena, decided to make Douala the financial center of the sub-region. According to the final communiqué of the one-day meeting, Libreville Stock Exchange, BVMAC, currently based in Gabon, will merge with the Douala Stock Exchange […]

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CEMAC borders finally opened to nationals of the six-State community

The free movement of persons and goods throughout the Central African Economic and Monetary Community (CEMAC) is finally effective. After Cameroon, Chad, Congo, CAR and Gabon, earlier this month, Equatorial Guinea has finally joined the list of Central African nations that have opened their borders, ending the entry visa requirement for citizens of the six […]

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Cameroon: prominent lawyer vows to unseat Paul Biya in 2018 polls

Akere Tabeng Muna, one of Cameroon’s most prolific lawyers and anti-graft crusaders has officially announced he would run for president in the upcoming presidential election. The Barrister, who announced his presidential bid in a statement published on his official campaign website, said he is ready to succeed Paul Biya, whom he describes as a former […]

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UK, US condemn Cameroon’s handling of Anglophone crisis

The United Kingdom on Thursday joined the United States of America to condemn violence perpetrated by government forces on the population of the North West and South West regions of Cameroon on October 1st. The United Kingdom has called both the government and Anglophone population to dialogue and address the root causes of the problem. […]

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