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Sylvain Andzongo

Cameroon says regional forces free 5,000 Boko Haram captives

15 Mar 2017

YAOUNDE Regional West African forces freed 5,000 captives from a Boko Haram base in a more than week-long operation that also completely destroyed the militants' hideout in mountains along the Nigeria-Cameroon border, Cameroon said Wednesday.

Cameroon considers two-year IMF aid program to drive growth

08 Mar 2017

YAOUNDE Cameroon and the International Monetary Fund are considering a two-year aid program for the Central African country to deliver sustained and inclusive economic growth.

Cameroon considers two-year IMF aid programme to drive growth

08 Mar 2017

YAOUNDE, March 8 Cameroon and the International Monetary Fund are considering a two-year aid programme for the Central African country to deliver sustained and inclusive economic growth.

Trial over Cameroon's Anglophone protests exposes national divide

13 Feb 2017

YAOUNDE The trial of three English-speaking protesters facing the death penalty opened at a military court in Cameroon on Monday in a case that has exposed national divisions and stoked opposition to Francophone President Paul Biya.

Cameroon's Camrail responsible for deadly train accident - expert report

26 Jan 2017

YAOUNDE Cameroon's Camrail bears "total and entire responsibility" for a passenger train accident that killed at least 79 people last year, concluded one of the four experts reports commissioned by the government for an official inquiry that was seen by Reuters on Thursday.

Cameroon police shoot dead four protesters in anglophone region

08 Dec 2016

YAOUNDE Police in Cameroon shot dead four anti-government demonstrators in one of the Central African nation's minority anglophone regions on Thursday, police sources said, after a month of sometimes violent protests in the area.

Cameroon security forces arrest 100 at anti-discrimination protests

23 Nov 2016

YAOUNDE Security forces in Cameroon arrested about 100 people during days of protests over alleged discrimination against minority English-speaking people, Communications Minister Issa Tchiroma Bakary and a senior security source said on Wednesday. | Video

After rail crash, Cameroonians vent grief, frustration with longtime ruler

24 Oct 2016

YAOUNDE/ESEKA, Cameroon Cameroon observed a day of mourning on Monday for victims of a deadly rail accident that has killed at least 75 people and exposed widespread frustration with one of Africa's longest-ruling presidents.

Cameroon train crash death toll tops 70

23 Oct 2016

DOUALA, Cameroon More than 70 people were killed and over 600 injured when a packed passenger train crashed in Cameroon on Friday, the president announced on Saturday, declaring a national day of mourning to commemorate the dead. | Video

Cameroon train derails; at least 55 dead, hundreds injured

22 Oct 2016

ESEKA, Cameroon Fourteen people remained trapped on Friday under the wreckage of a packed passenger train that derailed en route between Cameroon's two largest cities, killing at least 55 and injuring 575, the government said in a communique read on state television.

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