Thursday, November 15, 2018

Paul Biya starts seventh term

Cameroon's President Paul Biya has been sworn in for a seventh term. The 85-year-old, who has ruled the country for 36 years, pledged to uphold...

For rejecting a European-only settlement, this Cameroonian king was hanged by the Germans

On August 8, 1914, the king of the Duala people Rudolf Duala Manga Bell was hanged for treason. He resisted German colonialists’ plan to...

Cameroon’s Constitutional court rejects opposition claims, Biya victory expected

Cameroon’s Constitutional court has rejected 18 petitions calling for a repeat of the 7 October presidential election which opposition parties said was marred by...

Legal battle over Cameroon vote begins

The legal tussle over Cameroon’s presidential election, held on 7 October, began on Tuesday with the Constitutional Council expected to adjudicate on 18 petitions...

Cameroon ‘must prove separatist prisoners are alive’

Lawyers in Cameroon defending leaders of a movement to create a separate state of Ambazonia have called on the government to produce evidence that...

Curfew ‘ignored’ in Cameroon’s Anglophone areas

Residents of Cameroon Anglophone regions have largely ignored a curfew imposed in the regions to coincide with the first anniversary of the declaration of...

Top UN adviser calls for Cameroon investigation

The UN special adviser on prevention of genocide has called for immediate investigations into a wave of killings in Cameroon's English-speaking regions. Adama Dieng described...

Cameroon separatists stage prison break

There has been a prison break in north-west Cameroon involving separatist rebels. Eyewitnesses in Wum, north of the regional capital Bamenda, say the shooting at...

Amnesty condemns Cameroon beheading

Rights group Amnesty International has authenticated a viral video showing the decapitated head of a Cameroonian security officer apparently filmed by separatists. It says the...

How Eto’o ‘saved’ homeless captain

Cameroon's ex-football captain Norbert Owona, who has been homeless for two years, has thanked Samuel Eto'o Fils for promising him a new house. He told...

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A rare pink diamond has fetched 50.3m Swiss francs ($50m; £38.5m) at auction, a record price per carat. Pink Legacy, weighing in at just under...