Cameroon


Language Barriers In Cameroon: Anglophone And Francophone Forces Continue To Clash 1

On Friday 13 February 2020, a violent incident in Ntumbo, the north-west Anglophone region of Cameroon, claimed 22 lives. The victims included 14 children and one pregnant woman. Though separatist opposition groups have pointed fingers at the army, a military official has told the AFP that such allegations are “false”, […]


Reforms Of Colonial Currency In West Africa

On 24th February, Kémi Séba, an anti-colonial and pan-Africanist activist responsible for the formation of the Anti-CFA Front, is set to face trial in Dakar, Senegal, for the illegal burning of a 5,000 CFA franc note at an anti-Françafrique rally held in Dakar on 19th August 2017. Séba was initially […]


Amidst Boycott, Violence in Cameroon Election, AU, Catholic Church, others call for Political Breakthrough

Amidst Boycott, Violence in Cameroon Election, AU, Catholic Church, others call for Political Breakthrough Following the February 09 Municipal and Legislative elections, an avalanche of calls for political breakthrough in Cameroon have been downloaded from several national and international bodies including the African Union (AU), Human Rights Watch (HRW), the […]


Heads Of AU, Commonwealth And La Francophonie Jointly Visit Cameroon To Seek Solutions To Anglophone Conflict

The Chairman of the African Union Commission (AU) and the Secretaries-General of the Commonwealth of Nations and La Francophonie have jointly visited Cameroon in a bid to assist the government in managing the three-year long war in the Anglophone regions of the country. Speaking shortly after a visit to the […]


Cameroon Releases 333 Prisoners Amid National Peace Dialogue

On Thursday, Cameroon’s President Paul Biya announced the release of 333 prisoners arrested for their participation in separatist uprisings. Biya made the announcement on Twitter saying, “I have ordered the discontinuance of proceedings pending before Military Tribunals against 333 persons arrested for misdemeanors, in connection with the crisis in the […]


Cameroon, In search Of Peace Without Key Participants At Dialogue Table

A Major National Dialogue is underway in Cameroon’s political capital, Yaoundé, aimed at resolving the three-year conflict in the Anglophone regions of the country. The dialogue, which opened on Monday, 30 September, saw the absence of key political players from the Anglophone community, especially separatist fighters. Opening the meeting, Cameroon’s […]