Cameroon

June 27, 2022

Over 30 villagers killed in Cameroon

A rival ethnic group has killed at least 30 villagers including women and children in western Cameroon in an attack. Some were burnt while others were beheaded.
June 27, 2022

HRW accuses English-speaking separatists in Cameroon of of human rights violations

The NGO Human Rights Watch (HRW) accused rebels in the English-speaking regions of Cameroon, where a deadly conflict pits armed separatist groups against the forces of law and order, of committing "serious human rights violations" on Monday.
June 24, 2022

Cameroon: Govt Deploys Hundreds of Troops to Protect 40,000 People Displaced By Boko Haram

Cameron has deployed hundreds of troops along its border with Nigeria after attacks by Boko Haram militants forced more than 40,000 villagers over the past two months to flee the area. Cameroon's defense minister is visiting the border to assess the security situation and assure villagers that it is safe to return home.
June 24, 2022

Cameroon: Broken Promises – Cameroon's Troubled Disarmament Initiative

'The movement has changed - it's now about kidnapping, stealing, and demanding ransoms.'
June 24, 2022

Ndop fabric tears Cameroonians between tradition and modernity

The traditional fabric is manufactured in the West.
June 24, 2022

Cameroon: Govt Woos Potential Disapora Investors, but Faces Distrust

Cameroon's President Paul Biya has for the first time sent a delegation to Europe to try to encourage well-off Cameroonians living there to invest back home. But members of Cameroon's diaspora say undemocratic practices and corruption in Biya's government put off investors.
June 22, 2022

Cameroonian army bands perform for the annual International Fete de la Musique

It's the first time in its history that the Cameroonian army has put on a concert for the event.
June 22, 2022

Nigeria: UK Firm Glencore Pleads Guilty to Bribing Nigerian Officials, to Pay U.S.$1.5bn

A British subsidiary of mining and trading giant Glencore, yesterday formally pleaded guilty to seven counts of bribery in connection with oil operations in Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Ivory Coast, Nigeria and South Sudan.
June 21, 2022

Glencore UK subsidiary pleads guilty to bribery in Africa after SFO corruption probe

A Glencore subsidiary on Tuesday pleaded guilty to multiple counts of bribery after admitting to bribing officials in countries Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Ivory Coast, Nigeria and South Sudan, marking a rare corporate conviction for corruption.
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