• Congo rejects African Union demand to delay final vote result

    Congo rejects African Union demand to delay final vote result

    Democratic Republic of Congo has rejected an African Union demand to delay the announcement of final results from its disputed presidential election, the government said on Friday. The final tally for the Dec. 30 election, which was marred by widespread violence and fraud allegations, is to be released once the Constitutional Court has ruled on […]

  • Over 100 Nigerian soldiers killed in militant attacks

    Over 100 Nigerian soldiers killed in militant attacks

    Armed groups have killed more than 100 soldiers and captured a huge stock of weapons in clashes in northeast Nigeria since December 26, a report by a group of aid agencies said on Friday. Attacks had intensified over the past few weeks and forced thousands of people to flee to safer areas in Nigeria and […]

  • Burkina Faso: Kidnapped Canadian confirmed dead

    Burkina Faso: Kidnapped Canadian confirmed dead

    A Canadian national has been found dead a day after reports of his kidnapping by suspected jihadists in Burkina Faso’s volatile north near the Niger border, the West African nation’s security ministry said Thursday. The ministry said Kirk Woodman’s body was found 100 kilometers (62 miles) from the site where he worked for Progress Mineral […]

  • Responsibility to Protect accuses Biya regime of crimes against humanity

    Responsibility to Protect accuses Biya regime of crimes against humanity

    There is an imminent risk of mass atrocity crimes due to violence between government security forces and armed separatists in Cameroon’s Anglophone regions. BACKGROUND Political tensions over cultural rights and identity have been growing in Cameroon’s Anglophone regions since 2016 when English-speaking lawyers, students and teachers began protesting against their under-representation and cultural marginalization by […]

  • Southern Cameroons War: Defense Secretary visits injured soldiers in Buea

    Southern Cameroons War: Defense Secretary visits injured soldiers in Buea

    The Secretary of State in the Ministry of Defense In Charge of the National Gendarmerie, Yves Galax Landry Etoga rounded off a one day inspection visit on January 14, 2019 in Buea headquarter of the South West Region. His visit took him to the Gendarmerie Legion South West Region, Squadron No 80, Gendarmerie Post in […]

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