Four Cameroonian soldiers suspected of executing women and children arrested

The Cameroon government has arrested four soldiers suspected of shooting dead two women and two children in the country’s far north where its army is battling jihadist group Boko Haram, security sources told Reuters. In...

Former Zimbabwean energy minister gets four-year jail for corruption

A former minister who served under Zimbabwe's ex-president Robert Mugabe was found guilty of corruption and sentenced to four years in jail on Friday, his lawyer said, the first conviction of a Mugabe-era official since...

Cameroonian woman rescued at sea in Libya

A Cameroonian woman clinging for her dear life at sea in Libya was on Tuesday rescued by aid workers of the Spanish Non Governmental Organisation, Proactiva Open Arms. Josepha, 40, was found in a state of hypothermia...

Cameroon HIV/AIDS prevalence at 3.4 percent – survey

The HIV/AIDS prevalence rate in Cameroon is currently at 3.4 percent, compared to 4.3 percent in 2011 and 3.9 percent in 2016, according to the results of a household survey for the evaluation of...

Reaction Mixed as Cameroon’s 86-year-old President Paul Biya Prepares to Run Again

There have been mixed reactions in Cameroon following President Paul Biya’s announcement that he will run for re-election. Biya has been president for 36 years and if he wins another mandate he will be...

Cameroon gov’t to investigate viral video of soldiers summarily executing women and children

The government of Cameroon has opened an investigation into the authenticity of a video circulating on social media platforms which shows armed men, presumed Cameroonian soldiers, executing two women and their children, accused of...

I am not getting any younger, I need a wife – Aliko Dangote

Aliko Dangote, the richest man in Africa, has announced that he is ready to take a wife now. The 61-year-old billionaire made this revelation in an interview with Financial Times.  According to Dangote who has been divorced...

Cameroonian man gets 14 years for scamming his Chinese girlfriend out of FCfa 518m

A Cameroonian student who was studying at Beijing’s Tsinghua University has been sentenced to 14 years of imprisonment with hefty fines and will be expelled from the country after he was convicted of the...

France donates CFA 36 billion aid to Cameroon

France has donated CFA 36 billion towards Cameroon’s implementation of three socio-economic projects as part of the third phase of its Debt Reduction and Development Contract (C2D). Img : France allots CFA36bln largesse to Cameroon...

Cameroon parliamentary elections postponed

Parliamentary elections in Cameroon have been postponed a year until October 2019 after lawmakers adopted a bill on Monday. “The mandate of the deputies is extended for a period of twelve months, from October 29,...