Cameroon


Immense Suffering Endured By Children Living In Conflict Zones In 2017

In December, Unicef published a report highlighting the immense suffering that children living in conflict zones endured in 2017. Despite the existence of international laws and treaties, such as the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child and the Geneva Convention, Unicef reports that child suffering as a […]


Can The Military In Cameroon Bring A Solution To The Anglophone Crisis As Violence Breaks Out?

In recent days, organized violence has gripped some parts of the Anglophone regions in Cameroon as the conflict enters an escalates. The worst hit area is the town of Mamfe in the South West region and neighbouring villages where frequent attacks have been reported from purported Anglophone separatist groups in […]


The Rising Threat Of ISIS-Affiliated Groups In Africa And The Impact On Civilians

On 24 November 2017, a suspected ISIS-linked attack is believed to be the worst terror attack on Egyptian soil. The Friday bomb and armed assault attack at an important Sufi mosque in Northern Sinai resulted in at least 235 people senselessly losing their lives and hundreds more injured. This attack, for […]


The Escalation Of The Anglophone Crisis In Cameroon

The most recent attack in Cameroon that took place on Monday 6th November in Bamenda has led to the killing of two gendarmes-paramilitary forces. The Anglophone crisis in Cameroon continues to pose serious concern for the country, neighbouring countries and international community. The security situation, which occurs in northwestern and southwestern […]


Massive Influx Of Refugees Into Nigeria From Cameroon As Crises In The English-speaking Regions Escalates

The West African office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has disclosed that thousands of Cameroonian refugees have moved into Nigeria in recent days due to the ongoing crises rocking the two English-speaking regions of Cameroon. This was disclosed recently by the spokesperson for UNHCR’s West African […]


Cameroon Shuts Down Internet For Separatists

On October 1st, the anniversary of Anglophone Cameroon’s independence from Britain, there was a state-initiated internet blackout following the open fire attacks involving separatists in the country. A report from Amnesty International documented at least 17 deaths from the clashes. According to U.N. Human Rights spokesman Rupert Colville, credible sources report […]


Over 100 Feared Dead In Cameroon After Security Officers Opened Fire On Protesters

It has been revealed that more than 100 persons were killed by security officers following protests in the Anglophone regions of Cameroon by members of pro-Southern Cameroons groups to proclaim the Independence of the country last Sunday, October 1, 2017. The revelation was made by the Central Africa Human Rights […]


Protests In Cameroon Reignite While President Gave His Speech At The UN

Tensions are high in Cameroon after thousands of demonstrators took to the streets to protest the continued detention of inhabitants in English-speaking towns while president Paul Biya addressed the United Nations General Assembly in New York. The protests took place despite a ban on demonstrations and internal movement of persons […]


Understanding The Niger Delta Conflict In Nigeria And The Anglophone Problem In Cameroon: A Comparative Approach

The Niger Delta conflict in Nigeria and the Anglophone problem in Cameroon have grown to be two comparable conflicts happening in neighbouring territories. For more than six decades, these two conflicts have evolved. Both Nigeria and Cameroon share their longest international border with each other, starting from the Atlantic coast […]