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Cameroon extends detention for writer Patrice Nganang.

He was arrested for publishing an article critical of the President.

- Daily Nation - KE

News24.com | Two dead in suicide bombing in Cameroon mosque.

Two people were killed when a suicide bomber attacked a mosque in far northern Cameroon, a region that has been shaken by attacks blamed on Nigeria's Boko Haram jihadists, sources have said.

- News24.com - ZA

Cameroon's 1990 World Cup star Massing is dead.

The former hard-tackling defender died in his native Edea town Sunday at the age of 55.

- Daily Nation - KE

Writer detained in Cameroon accused of insulting president.

NEW YORK — A Cameroonian-American writer detained as he tried to leave the Central African nation is facing charges over writings critical of its government, and family and friends are calling for public support in a campaign...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Writer detained in Cameroon accused of insulting president.

NEW YORK — A Cameroonian-American writer detained as he tried to leave the Central African nation is facing charges over writings critical of its government.Patrice Nganang is a professor at New York's Stony Brook...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Writer detained in Cameroon accused of insulting president.

- Townhall.com - US

Pressure on Cameroon to release activist Patrice Nganang.

Patrice Nganang was arrested after publishing an article critical of how Cameroon was handling unrest.

- Daily Nation - KE

Five tough lessons learnt this year about democracy in Africa.

One of the main stories of the last 12 months is an upsurge of secessionist sentiments in Cameroon, Kenya and Nigeria.

- Daily Nation - KE

Separatists Attack Cameroon Police.

At least 6 armed separatists and a police official have been killed and several people wounded in the southwestern Cameroon English speaking town of Mamfe during an attack on a military post. The attack occurred after a special envoy from Nigeria assured Cameroon that they want to work jointly to reduce terrorism on their ...

- Voice of America - US

UN's Global Emergency Response Fund hits record-high income for 2017 as donors pledge additional funds for 2018.

Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Country: Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Eritrea, Haiti, Mali, Pakistan, Philippines, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania, World The CERF hosted its annual high-level pledging conference for 2018. Thirty-six donors pledged US$383 million to the ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

Africa in the news: Nakumatt's bankruptcy woes, Senegal's new airport, and Cameroon's growing crisis.

East African supermarket giant Nakumatt's bankruptcy paves the way for new players The managers of Nakumatt, Kenya's largest supermarket chain, filed for administration under insolvency laws at Kenya's high court in late October. The retail giant's 60 outlets throughout East Africa source products from 1,500 suppliers, ...

- Brookings - US

$11 billion gap in global humanitarian funding calls for new CERF funding mechanism

Source: UN Secretary-General Country: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Eritrea, Haiti, Mali, Myanmar, Nigeria, Pakistan, Philippines, Somalia, South Sudan, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania, World, Yemen UN chief urges Pledging Conference to support 'Super' Central Emergency Response ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

Cameroon Anglophone crisis spills into Nigeria

More than 28,000 people had arrived from western Cameroon since October.

- Daily Nation - KE

News24.com | Cameroon detains US writer who criticised government

An advocacy group says a Cameroonian-American writer who criticised the government over months of Anglophone protests has been detained in the Central African nation.

- News24.com - ZA

Aboubakar double sees Porto through to knock-out stages

Cameroon striker scores twice in big win over Monaco to help Porto qualify for European Champions League last 16.

- BBC - UK

Hugo Broos on Cameroon job: 'what's happening is a soap'

Cameroon coach Hugo Broos tells the BBC's World Football programme he has no idea if his contract will be extended and calls for a decision by 15 December.

- BBC - UK

Cameroon detains US writer who criticized government

DOUALA, Cameroon — An advocacy group says a Cameroonian-American writer who criticized the government over months of Anglophone protests has been detained in the Central African nation.Patrice Nganang had written an article...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Cameroon detains US writer who criticized government

An advocacy group says a Cameroonian-American writer who criticized the government over months of Anglophone protests has been detained in the Central African nation.

- FOX News - US

Cameroon detains US writer who criticized government

- Townhall.com - US

Cameroon's Military Moves In on Separatist-held Villages

Cameroon's military has taken over two villages held hostage by separatists whom the government called terrorists. The separatists had been collecting taxes, rendering justice in their courts and imposing prison sentences on people who refused to collaborate with them. The separatists have killed at least eight soldiers and ...

- Voice of America - US

Conflicts and drought spur hunger, despite ample global food supply

Source: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Country: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Guinea, Haiti, Iraq, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

Our Women's National Volleyball Team is in Group B at the World Championship in Japan in 2018,

Our women's national volleyball team is in Group B at the World Championship in Japan in 2018, along with the teams of China, Italy, Turkey, Canada and Cuba. The Bulgarian team will play all of their matches at this stage of the Sapporo Championship. The host Japan is a leader in Group A, where the draw gathered Japan, the ...

- Novinite - BG

News24.com | Is it Cameroon's turn to be suspended from US trade pact with Africa?

Cameroon's Anglophone crisis that's pitted its English speaking citizens against the central government could result in the country being denied preferential trade agreements with the US, writes The Conversation.

- News24.com - ZA

News24.com | UN raps Cameroon over rights abuses in Boko Haram fight

The UN Committee against Torture has asked Cameroon to stop its troops from committing "atrocities" in its fight against Boko Haram jihadists, according to report seen by AFP.

- News24.com - ZA

UN raps Cameroon over rights abuses in Boko Haram fight

The UN Committee against Torture has asked Cameroon to stop its troops from committing "atrocities" in its fight against Boko Haram jihadists, according to report seen by AFP on Thursday.

- Zee News - IN

UN Committee Tells Cameroon To Put An End To Torture By Security Forces In The Fight Against Boko Haram

Amnesty InternationalCameroon must act swiftly on the recommendations published today by the UN Committee against Torture and put an end to the widespread use of torture by security forces fighting Boko Haram, Amnesty International said. The Committee expressed deep concerns about the use of secret torture chambers ...

- Common Dreams - US

Cameroon Escalates Military Crackdown on Anglophone Separatists

Cameroon's government has ordered thousands of villagers to leave their homes in the Anglophone Southwest region as it deploys troops to root out armed separatists who have vowed to loosen President Paul Biya's long grip on power. The deployment marks an escalation of Biya's year-long crackdown on peaceful protests in the ...

- Voice of America - US

UN Committee Against Torture Publishes Findings

UN Committee Against Torture Publishes Findings on Moldova, Cameroon, Bosnia And Herzegovina, Italy, Mauritius, Bulgaria, Timor Leste, Rwanda

- Scoop NZ - NZ

Is it Cameroon's turn to be suspended from US trade pact with Africa?

Cameroon's Anglophone crisis that's pitted its English speaking citizens against the central government could result in the country being denied preferential trade agreements with the US.

- The Conversation - UK

Thousands Flee Villages in English-speaking Parts of Cameroon

Thousands of people are fleeing villages in the English-speaking regions of Cameroon less than a week after President Paul Biya declared war against anglophone separatist groups. Fleeing villagers complain troops are engaging in rape, killings, and harassment, but the military says they are out to defend the population. The ...

- Voice of America - US

West and Central Africa left behind in Global HIV response

Source: UNAIDS, UN Children's Fund Country: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cabo Verde, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Côte d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo, World Four in ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

15,000 people displaced every day inside African countries

Source: Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre Country: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Libya, Madagascar, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Uganda, World As the world focuses its attention on protecting refugees coming out of Africa, ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

Cameroonians flee government troops in English-speaking regions

People fleeing villages in the English-speaking regions of Cameroon accuse government troops of killings, rape and harassment. Thousands are on the run after President Paul Biya declared war on secessionists.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Cameroon government ‘declares war’ on secessionist rebels

The government is cracking down on a growing insurgency, but risks making the situation far worse

- UN - INT

UN global humanitarian appeal reaches record $22.5 billion

Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Country: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Iraq, Libya, Mali, Myanmar, Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan, Syrian Arab Republic, Ukraine, World, Yemen About 136 million people across the ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

Cameroonian ceramics, textiles and beadwork featured in Fowler Museum exhibition

Dining with Kings: Ceremony and Hospitality in the Cameroon Grassfields' runs from Dec. 17 through April 15, 2018.

- UCLA - US

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