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News Cameroon: Cameroon Government Says it Stepped Up Security After Bombings in Capital City

Published on: Friday 03 July 2020
Cameroon Government Says it Stepped Up Security After Bombings in Capital City
News source: https://www.voanews.com/africa/cameroon-government-says-it-stepped-security-after-bombings-capital-city

Cameroon says it has deployed more troops in the capital Yaoundé after yet another bomb exploded, leaving at least 20 people severely wounded. No one has claimed responsibility, but it is suspected that separatists fighting for the creation of an English-speaking state in Cameroon and people who escaped from prison a month ago are responsible. Naseri Paul Bea, governor of the Central Region, where Yaoundé is located, says he convened a security meeting Friday night because there has been mounting insecurity in the capital city.

News Cameroon: Cameroon govt, anglophone separatists start ceasefire talks

Published on: Friday 03 July 2020
Cameroon govt, anglophone separatists start ceasefire talks
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/cameroon-govt-anglophone-separatists-start-ceasefire-talks-190258101.html

Yaoundé (AFP) - Cameroon's government and the leaders of English-speaking separatists have begun ceasefire talks, the rebels said Friday, an unprecedented step towards stemming near daily violence that has killed more than 3,000 people in under three years. The anglophone Northwest and Southwest

News Cameroon: Small homemade bomb explodes in Cameroon capital, official says

Published on: Thursday 02 July 2020
Small homemade bomb explodes in Cameroon capital, official says
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/small-homemade-bomb-explodes-cameroon-221132553.html

A small homemade bomb exploded in Cameroon's capital on Thursday, wounding two people, a senior official told Reuters, the third minor explosion of its kind in Yaounde in recent weeks. It was not immediately clear who was behind the attack, which was also reported on state television. Government

News Cameroon: Cameroon English-Speakers Claim Harassment After Government Declares Security Alert

Published on: Thursday 02 July 2020
Cameroon English-Speakers Claim Harassment After Government Declares Security Alert
News source: https://www.voanews.com/africa/cameroon-english-speakers-claim-harassment-after-government-declares-security-alert

Cameroon's displaced Anglophones, who fled from the separatist war in western regions to the capital, are accusing authorities of harassment.  Last week, the government declared a security alert following two explosions in Yaounde and began raids on houses in English-speaking majority neighborhoods. Many English-speaking Cameroonians in the capital say they have stories of ordeals with the police, either in their houses or along the streets. Douala and Yaounde CameroonOne of them is a 31-year-old journalist whom we’ll call Rose to protect her safety.  She told VOA that since her national

News Cameroon: Cameroon legend Roger Milla regrets they lost to England at Italia 90

Published on: Wednesday 01 July 2020
Cameroon legend Roger Milla regrets they lost to England at Italia 90
News source: https://www.thesun.co.uk/sport/12000363/cameroon-roger-milla-regrets-england-italia-90/

ROGER Milla remains proud of Cameron’s Italia ’90 exploits and legacy – but the regrets of not beating England still linger. Today marks exactly 30 years since Bobby Robson’s Three Lions came from ...

News Cameroon: Cameroon Plans to Improve Infrastructure as AFCON Is Postponed to 2022

Published on: Wednesday 01 July 2020
Cameroon Plans to Improve Infrastructure as AFCON Is Postponed to 2022
News source: https://www.voanews.com/africa/cameroon-plans-improve-infrastructure-afcon-postponed-2022

Cameroon's football (soccer) authorities say they are confident they can complete the infrastructure for hosting the postponed Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), the continent's biggest football championship, in 2022.

News Cameroon: Cameroon's President Biya under pressure over human rights

Published on: Saturday 27 June 2020
Cameroon's President Biya under pressure over human rights
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/cameroons-president-biya-under-pressure-over-human-rights-005022772.html

Buffeted by security and political crises and embarrassed by military blunders, Cameroon’s government has been forced to give ground on human rights under intense pressure from campaigners and the UN and from allies who once chose to overlook its flaws. Three soldiers were charged this month with murder

News Cameroon: Cameroon’s Aid Workers Welcome High Profile Calls for COVID-19 Cease-fire

Published on: Tuesday 23 June 2020
Cameroon’s Aid Workers Welcome High Profile Calls for COVID-19 Cease-fire
News source: https://www.voanews.com/africa/cameroons-aid-workers-welcome-high-profile-calls-covid-19-cease-fire

Cameroonian aid and health workers have welcomed calls by Nobel Peace laureates and former heads of state for a COVID-19 cease-fire in the country's troubled western regions.  Fighting between Cameroon's military and rebels has forced over a thousand health and aid workers to flee, putting tens of thousands of patients at risk in the middle of the pandemic.  Cameroon has so far confirmed 12,321 infections and 309 deaths from the virus. Nobel Prize laureates calling for a COVID-19 cease-fire in Cameroon include Muhammad Yunus, the Bangladeshi banker to the poor, and the former presidents of

News Cameroon: Cameroon: Aid Workers Welcome High Profile Calls for COVID-19 Cease-fire

Published on: Tuesday 23 June 2020
Cameroon: Aid Workers Welcome High Profile Calls for COVID-19 Cease-fire
News source: https://allafrica.com/stories/202006240151.html

Cameroonian aid and health workers have welcomed calls by Nobel Peace laureates and former heads of state for a COVID-19 cease-fire in the country's troubled western regions.  Fighting between Cameroon's military and rebels has forced over a thousand health and aid workers to flee, putting tens of thousands of patients at risk in the middle of the pandemic.  Cameroon has so far confirmed 12,321 infections and 309 deaths from the virus.

News Cameroon: Cameroon's escalating Anglophone crisis shows little sign of abating

Published on: Wednesday 24 June 2020
Cameroon's escalating Anglophone crisis shows little sign of abating
News source: https://www.dw.com/en/cameroons-escalating-anglophone-crisis-shows-little-sign-of-abating/a-53906409

Since 2017, Cameroon's mainly English-speaking Northwest and Southwest regions have been rocked by violence after separatists declared the independence of Ambazonia. DW examines the untold suffering caused by the unrest.

News Cameroon: Cameroon Humanitarian Response Plan (June 2020)

Published on: Wednesday 24 June 2020
Cameroon Humanitarian Response Plan (June 2020)
News source: https://reliefweb.int/report/cameroon/cameroon-humanitarian-response-plan-june-2020

English Appeal on Cameroon and 2 other countries about Agriculture, Coordination, Aged Persons, Children, Epidemic and more; published on 24 Jun 2020 by OCHA ...

News Cameroon: How You Can Benefit from Cameroon's Tax and Fiscal Incentives in Response to the Covid-19 Pandemic? (By Achare Takor)

Published on: Monday 15 June 2020
How You Can Benefit from Cameroon's Tax and Fiscal Incentives in Response to the Covid-19 Pandemic? (By Achare Takor)
News source: https://menafn.com/1100331208/How-You-Can-Benefit-from-Cameroons-Tax-and-Fiscal-Incentives-in-Response-to-the-Covid-19-Pandemic-By-Achare-Takor

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, June 15, 2020/APO Group/ -- By Achare Takor, Associate Attorney It comes as no surprise that challenges of the Covid-19 crisis are felt harder in the developing world, ...

News Cameroon: Cameroon Disabled Protest Neglect as Coronavirus Spreads

Published on: Monday 15 June 2020
Cameroon Disabled Protest Neglect as Coronavirus Spreads
News source: https://www.voanews.com/africa/cameroon-disabled-protest-neglect-coronavirus-spreads

Hundreds of people with disabilities fanned out across Cameroon’s capital Monday, protesting against the neglect they say they’ve suffered during the COVID-19 pandemic.  The campaigners say social distancing rules have discouraged caregiving for the disabled, leaving many more vulnerable to the virus.

News Cameroon: Cameroon Clinic Helps Victims Traumatized by Separatist Conflict

Published on: Friday 12 June 2020
Cameroon Clinic Helps Victims Traumatized by Separatist Conflict
News source: https://www.voanews.com/africa/cameroon-clinic-helps-victims-traumatized-separatist-conflict

The ongoing separatist conflict in Cameroon’s western regions has created a growing humanitarian emergency that has affected close to two million people.  Humanitarian experts say those displaced by the fighting need help resettling, but also psychological support.  A clinic in Cameroon’s capital provides rare trauma therapy for those affected. Fifty-one-year-old Judith Ndome says rebels in Cameroon’s Southwest invaded her farm in 2018, demanding she give them money. When she refused, they beat her, took her farm and burned it to the ground.  The attack left her traumatized and unable to sleep

News Cameroon: Cameroon: Investigate, Distribute Health Fund

Published on: Wednesday 10 June 2020
Cameroon: Investigate, Distribute Health Fund
News source: https://www.hrw.org/news/2020/06/12/cameroon-investigate-distribute-health-fund

Cameroon’s government should immediately publish information on the revenues, disbursements, and management of its Health Solidarity Fund, Human Rights Watch said today. Healthcare facilities have ...

News Cameroon: Africa’s coronavirus ‘hotspots’ in South Africa, Algeria, Cameroon: WHO

Published on: Wednesday 10 June 2020
Africa’s coronavirus ‘hotspots’ in South Africa, Algeria, Cameroon: WHO
News source: https://www.metro.us/africas-coronavirus-hotspots-in/

Africa will have a “steady increase” in COVID-19 cases until a vaccine is developed and strong public health measures are needed in current “hotspots” in South Africa, Algeria and Cameroon, the World ...

News Cameroon: Cameroon: Ensure Independent Probe of Reporter’s Death

Published on: Tuesday 09 June 2020
Cameroon: Ensure Independent Probe of Reporter’s Death
News source: https://www.hrw.org/news/2020/06/09/cameroon-ensure-independent-probe-reporters-death

Cameroon’s government should ensure that the investigation into a journalist’s enforced disappearance and death in military custody is independent, effective, thorough, and impartial, four Cameroonian ...

News Cameroon: Cameroon Army Confirms Journalist Died In Custody, Denies Torture

Published on: Friday 05 June 2020
Cameroon Army Confirms Journalist Died In Custody, Denies Torture
News source: https://www.ibtimes.com/cameroon-army-confirms-journalist-died-custody-denies-torture-2988890

Cameroon's army on Friday confirmed anglophone journalist Samuel Wazizi died in detention last year, accusing him of associating with terrorists but denying allegations he had been tortured. The army ...