September 24, 2023

Cameroon: Cameroon Grants Indigenous Baka More Access to Protected Forests

[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.
September 22, 2023

Gabon: Residents Say They Support Junta's Arrest of Ousted Bongo Cabinet

[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.
September 15, 2023

Africa: Cameroon, Central African Republic Blame Rebels for Kidnappings

[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.
September 11, 2023

Gabon: Authorities Take Down International Ivory Trafficking Network

[RFI] Authorities in Gabon have dismantled a broad network of international ivory traffickers who smuggled the prized elephant product from Gabon to Cameroon and on to lucrative Asian markets.
September 7, 2023

Cameroon: At least three killed in attack blamed on separatist rebels

Witnesses said armed militants stopped cars, shot at passengers and set vehicles on fire early on Thursday
September 5, 2023

Goalkeeper Onana back to Cameroon team

"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.
August 31, 2023

Rwanda, Cameroon make major changes in their military positions after Gabon coup

Prominent figures from Rwanda's 1994 liberation war, including Gen. James Kabarebe, Gen. Fred Ibingira, and Lt. Gen. Charles Kayonga, are among the retirees
August 30, 2023

Cameroon: Reports of Polio Outbreak After Largest Vaccination Programme Since 2020

[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.
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