[RFI] Bertoua -- The government of Cameroon and the indigenous Baka people in the country's southeast have agreed to an updated memorandum of understanding that provides them with more access to natural resources in the country's protected forest areas.
[VOA] Yaounde, Cameroon -- The public in Gabon appears to support the military junta's arrest and detention of the son of ousted president Ali Bongo and members of his cabinet. Military officials in the capital, Libreville, charged them this week with crimes, including treason and corruption.
[VOA] Yaounde, Cameroon -- Government officials in Cameroon and the Central African Republic say the number of civilian kidnappings has spiked along their borders, with armed gangs and rebels demanding as much as $50,000 in ransom.
"I answer the call of my nation with an unshakeable certainty," he wrote on Monday (Sep. 04). Onana's confirmation came after he was named last week in Cameroon's squad for the AFCON qualifier against Burundi. The teams will clash on Sept. 12.
[VOA] Yaounde -- Cameroon officials say a fifth case of polio was reported in the capital, Yaounde, this week, despite the launching of a new polio vaccination campaign in the central African country and its neighbors. Health officials are increasing surveillance and encouraging parents, many of whom still resist vaccination programs, to have their children inoculated.