• Nigeria: 175 dead, over 10,000 affected by cholera outbreak

    Nigeria: 175 dead, over 10,000 affected by cholera outbreak

    Suspected cholera cases have jumped in northeast Nigeria where Boko Haram violence has forced tens of thousands of people to seek refuge in crowded camps, the Norwegian Refugee Council says. The humanitarian group said 10,000 people have been affected by the fast-spreading cholera outbreak and 175 people have died in the northeast states of Adamawa, […]

  • Gabon says President Ali Bongo’s health has greatly improved!! Exact ailment not known

    Gabon says President Ali Bongo’s health has greatly improved!! Exact ailment not known

    The Gabonese presidency on Sunday gave an update on the health status of President Ali Bongo Ondimba who is currently receiving medical attention in Saudi Arabia. A spokesman at the presidency, Ike Ngouoni said the president’s health had greatly improved and that he was recovering his physical abilities. The exact ailment is not known though […]

  • Ambazonia Crisis: US tells Biya to enter reconciliatory dialogue without preconditions

    Ambazonia Crisis: US tells Biya to enter reconciliatory dialogue without preconditions

    The United States condemns, in the strongest possible terms, the November 5 kidnapping of students and staff from the Presbyterian Secondary School of Nkwen near Bamenda, Cameroon. We call for the immediate and safe return of these students and staff to their families. The United States expresses grave concern over the burgeoning Anglophone Crisis in […]

  • African Union: Fresh push for peace in Southern Cameroons

    African Union: Fresh push for peace in Southern Cameroons

    The head of the African Union Commission has called for a renewed effort to try to find a peaceful solution to the conflict in Cameroon. Moussa Faki Mahamat’s call for an inclusive dialogue comes after dozens of school children were reunited with their parents after being kidnapped. They were reportedly held by Anglophone separatists. The […]

  • The rise and rise of Mimi Mefo, the killing of Charles Wesco and the Tchiroma disgrace

    The rise and rise of Mimi Mefo, the killing of Charles Wesco and the Tchiroma disgrace

    The Cameroon government defended the arrest of a journalist who accused military forces of responsibility for the recent killing of American missionary Charles Wesco last month, reasserting that it was separatist ammunition found in his head and body. Cameroon Minister of Communications Issa Tchiroma Bakary issued a lengthy statement Thursday, providing more details about the […]

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