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News Cameroon Far North: A dozen passengers kidnapped in Cameroon's Far North region

Published on: Tuesday 20 August 2019
A dozen passengers kidnapped in Cameroon's Far North region
News source: https://menafn.com/1098905826/A-dozen-passengers-kidnapped-in-Cameroons-Far-North-region

(MENAFN - Trend News Agency) Unknown gunmen kidnapped a dozen passengers Tuesday afternoon in Cameroon's Far North region, according to security sources,Trendreports citingXinhua . Local officials ...

News Cameroon Far North: A new surge of people fleeing Cameroon's Anglophone regions

Published on: Tuesday 27 August 2019
A new surge of people fleeing Cameroon's Anglophone regions
News source: https://www.dw.com/en/a-new-surge-of-people-fleeing-cameroons-anglophone-regions/a-50186298

Atrocities linked to Cameroon's security forces came into focus on 27 August, when seven soldiers were due to go on trial for killing two women and two children in the Far North. The soldiers were ...

News Cameroon Far North: Nigerian Refugees Start Voluntary Return from Cameroon

Published on: Friday 23 August 2019
Nigerian Refugees Start Voluntary Return from Cameroon
News source: https://www.voanews.com/africa/nigerian-refugees-start-voluntary-return-cameroon

At least 130 Nigerian refugees who fled the Boko Haram insurgency have been flown back from Cameroon in the first phase of a voluntary repatriation exercise organized by the host state, their country Nigeria and the United Nations. The group of 133 refugees from 25 families was bound for Yola in Nigeria's Adamawa state, expressing hope they will find peace in their country after several years of atrocities that made them escape. Among them was 31-year old Alim Bourkadia, who was anxious to return after four years in Cameroon. "We say thank God to Cameroon that helped to keep us in their

News Cameroon Far North: Cameroon Fights Boko Haram Recruitment with Goats, Sheep

Published on: Thursday 11 July 2019
Cameroon Fights Boko Haram Recruitment with Goats, Sheep
News source: https://www.voanews.com/africa/cameroon-fights-boko-haram-recruitment-goats-sheep

The government of Cameroon this week began rolling out an unlikely weapon in the fight against Boko Haram militants. Authorities are distributing thousands of goats and sheep to young Cameroonians in villages along with border with Nigeria. The program aims to providing livestock for a basic income in order to stop the Islamist militant group’s recruiting tactics.

News Cameroon Far North: History of Africa: Nine Cameroon Lamidos appoint 123 women for work as decision makers for traditional authorities

Published on: Thursday 11 July 2019
History of Africa: Nine Cameroon Lamidos appoint 123 women for work as decision makers for traditional authorities
News source: https://www.bbc.com/pidgin/tori-48926264

Inside wetin be big history for women inside Cameroon Northern Region ... One of di Lamidos, Sultan Mahamat Bahar Maruf, first class chief and Senator for Logone, Far North region say woman dem don ...

News Cameroon Far North: Cameroon to prosecute 7 soldiers over 'atrocity' video

Published on: Monday 24 June 2019
Cameroon to prosecute 7 soldiers over 'atrocity' video
News source: https://www.yahoo.com/news/cameroon-prosecute-7-soldiers-over-atrocity-video-165742766.html

Yaoundé (AFP) - Cameroon's defence ministry said Monday it would prosecute seven soldiers suspected of summarily killing two women and their two children, a video of which was distributed on the internet to widespread outrage. "Seven soldiers arrested on suspicion of extrajudicial executions

News Cameroon Far North: Africa Should Not Fail Cameroon

Published on: Monday 01 July 2019
Africa Should Not Fail Cameroon
News source: https://allafrica.com/stories/201907010656.html

Press Release - The United Nations Security Council, after more than two years of neglect, is finally giving some attention to Cameroon's deteriorating human rights situation. The three African members of the global body - Côte d'Ivoire, South Africa and Equatorial Guinea - shouldn't miss the chance to add Cameroon's worsening crisis to the Council's agenda.

News Cameroon Far North: Cameroon tops list of most neglected crises

Published on: Tuesday 04 June 2019
Cameroon tops list of most neglected crises
News source: https://www.africanews.com/2019/06/05/cameroon-tops-list-of-most-neglected-crises/

Conflict has so far uprooted half a million people in South-West and North-West Cameroon. Hundreds of villages have been set ablaze. Hospitals have been attacked. Health workers fear being abducted or ...

News Cameroon Far North: Cameroon declares polio public emergency after 4-year absence

Published on: Thursday 30 May 2019
Cameroon declares polio public emergency after 4-year absence
News source: https://www.vanguardngr.com/2019/05/cameroon-declares-polio-public-emergency-after-4-year-absence/

Cameroon has declared a public emergency after reporting a polio case in its far north, four years after the virus disappeared from the country, the health ministry said on Thursday. Polio kids ...

News Cameroon Far North: Norwegian Refugee Council say world don turn deaf to Cameroon crisis

Published on: Wednesday 05 June 2019
Norwegian Refugee Council say world don turn deaf to Cameroon crisis
News source: https://www.bbc.com/pidgin/tori-48523618

Di report say di kasala for Cameroon so far don make half a million pipo for South-West and North-West Cameroon run comot dia house. Hundreds of villages don burn. Dem don attack hospitals. Over ...

News Cameroon Far North: Belgium supports FAO in protecting the productive assets of displaced Nigerian herders in Goura, Cameroon

Published on: Friday 26 April 2019
News source: https://reliefweb.int/report/cameroon/belgium-supports-fao-protecting-productive-assets-displaced-nigerian-herders-goura

80 000 Nigerians fled to the Logone and Chari region in Cameroon’s Far North. Population movements increased towards the site of Goura, where makeshift camps were set up. During end of February ...

News Cameroon Far North: Cameroon: Neglected Tropical Diseases - Over 1,000 Surgeries Conducted in Two Regions

Published on: Wednesday 08 May 2019
News source: https://allafrica.com/stories/201905090449.html

This was within a five year project to manage morbidity and prevent disability from these diseases in the North and Far North Regions ... States of America to Cameroon, Peter Henry Barlerin ...