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News Cameroon Government: ‘If they take our lands, we’ll be dead’: Cameroon village battles palm oil giant

Published on: Friday 26 June 2020
‘If they take our lands, we’ll be dead’: Cameroon village battles palm oil giant
News source: https://news.mongabay.com/2020/06/if-they-take-our-lands-well-be-dead-cameroon-village-battles-palm-oil-giant/

The first time Emmanuel Elong wrote a letter to Vincent Bolloré was in 2013. “The impact of the group that you are controlling on our lives is immense,” he wrote. “And because we have never had any contact with the representatives of this group, Socfin, we are reaching out to you to help us solve […]

News Cameroon Government: Cameroon: Hemicycle - Four Bills Submitted for Senate's Scrutiny

Published on: Thursday 18 June 2020
Cameroon: Hemicycle - Four Bills Submitted for Senate's Scrutiny
News source: https://allafrica.com/stories/202006190279.html

Presented in plenary on June 17, 2020, they have to do with illicit tobacco trade, statistical activities, women's development and conservation of great apes.

News Cameroon Government: Cameroon government under fire as virus tally rises

Published on: Wednesday 03 June 2020
Cameroon government under fire as virus tally rises
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/cameroon-government-under-fire-virus-tally-rises-110119713.html

Cameroon's government faces mounting accusations that foot-dragging and incompetence have helped coronavirus gain a deadly grip. Cameroon on March 5 became the first central African country to register a case of the virus -- a 58-year-old French national who had arrived in the capital Yaounde in

News Cameroon Government: Covid-19 Brings Out Government’s Ugly Side in Cameroon

Published on: Thursday 14 May 2020
Covid-19 Brings Out Government’s Ugly Side in Cameroon
News source: https://www.hrw.org/news/2020/05/14/covid-19-brings-out-governments-ugly-side-cameroon

The message of national solidarity around the Covid-19 pandemic seems to have been lost in Cameroon. While several other governments are calling on its citizens to pull together and help one another, Cameroon’s ruling party is using the pandemic to settle scores and punish the opposition.

News Cameroon Government: Cameroon president breaks media silence after two months of pandemic

Published on: Tuesday 19 May 2020
Cameroon president breaks media silence after two months of pandemic
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/cameroon-president-breaks-media-silence-two-months-pandemic-063630214.html

Yaoundé (AFP) - Cameroon's 87-year-old President Paul Biya has made a televised address to his people ending more than two months of silence as the central African nation dealt with a burgeoning coronavirus crisis. Biya's long silence was for supporters a sign of gravitas but for critics one

News Cameroon Government: Cameroon president makes first appearance in two months

Published on: Wednesday 20 May 2020
Cameroon president makes first appearance in two months
News source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2020/05/cameroon-president-appearance-months-200520155831215.html

Cameroon's 87-year-old President Paul Biya has made a televised address to the nation, ending more than two months of silence as the central African country dealt with a burgeoning coronavirus crisis.

News Cameroon Government: No Room for Debate in Cameroon Classrooms

Published on: Friday 01 May 2020
No Room for Debate in Cameroon Classrooms
News source: https://www.hrw.org/news/2020/05/01/no-room-debate-cameroon-classrooms

The suspension of a university professor’s classes in Cameroon has raised fears that the government wants to silence those who dare raise the subject of the country’s Anglophone crisis. 

News Cameroon Government: Cameroon arrests soldiers for killing civilians in separatist war

Published on: Tuesday 21 April 2020
Cameroon arrests soldiers for killing civilians in separatist war
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/cameroon-arrests-soldiers-killing-civilians-023216734.html

Authorities in Cameroon said they have arrested three soldiers for their role in an alleged deadly attack on civilians in a village in the west of the country where the military is fighting a separatist insurgency. Previously, in the immediate aftermath of the February clashes, the government said that

News Cameroon Government: Cameroon government to cover 10% of producers’ 2020 plantain banana seedlings

Published on: Wednesday 22 April 2020
Cameroon government to cover 10% of producers’ 2020 plantain banana seedlings
News source: https://www.freshplaza.com/article/9210480/cameroon-government-to-cover-10-of-producers-2020-plantain-banana-seedlings/

Cameroon’s Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development announced the distribution of 1.5 million plantain banana seedlings for the 2020 agricultural season, in the framework of its producers’ ...

News Cameroon Government: Cameroon killings: Bachelet urges full accountability

Published on: Wednesday 22 April 2020
Cameroon killings: Bachelet urges full accountability
News source: https://reliefweb.int/report/cameroon/cameroon-killings-bachelet-urges-full-accountability

GENEVA (22 April 2020) - Cameroon’s decision to publicly acknowledge that members of the military were involved in the killing of at least 13 people in a village in the North-West region of the ...

News Cameroon Government: Cameroon's president acknowledges army massacre of civilians

Published on: Wednesday 22 April 2020
Cameroon's president acknowledges army massacre of civilians
News source: https://www.startribune.com/cameroon-s-president-acknowledges-army-massacre-of-civilians/569849302/

Cameroon's President Paul Biya has acknowledged that the military massacred innocent people, including women and children, in a northwestern village in February after the government first denied it.

News Cameroon Government: Attack in Cameroon by Anglophone Separatists Sows Panic

Published on: Tuesday 10 March 2020
Attack in Cameroon by Anglophone Separatists Sows Panic
News source: https://www.voanews.com/africa/attack-cameroon-anglophone-separatists-sows-panic

MBOUDA CAMEROON — There is an uneasy calm in Cameroon's French-speaking towns and villages that share a border with the English-speaking regions after separatist fighters supporting the creation of an English-speaking state crossed into the French-speaking regions last weekend, killed government troops and left with huge consignments of weapons and ammunitions.

News Cameroon Government: Cameroon refugees struggle to cope with life of need in Nigeria

Published on: Saturday 07 March 2020
Cameroon refugees struggle to cope with life of need in Nigeria
News source: https://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/features/cameroon-refugees-struggle-cope-life-nigeria-200227131212509.html

... and teachers became a rallying point for Anglophone Cameroonians who had voted to join the majority French Cameroon to form the United Republic of Cameroon in 1961. The government's military ...

News Cameroon Government: Cameroon Journalists Caught in Separatist Conflict Plea for Help

Published on: Tuesday 10 March 2020
Cameroon Journalists Caught in Separatist Conflict Plea for Help
News source: https://www.voanews.com/africa/cameroon-journalists-caught-separatist-conflict-plea-help

Dozens of reporters in Cameroon are calling for help after losing their jobs and, in some cases, their homes because of the war between separatist forces and the government.  The reporters say they are constantly attacked or kidnapped for refusing to be propaganda tools for one side or the other. Thirty Cameroonian journalists, most of them women from the volatile North West region, have gathered in the capital city Yaounde to discuss the difficulties of reporting from Cameroon's crisis zones. Comy Mussa, coordinator of Sisters Speak 237, an NGO that convened the meeting, says she invited the

News Cameroon Government: Rights group: At least 21 civilians killed in Cameroon

Published on: Tuesday 25 February 2020
Rights group: At least 21 civilians killed in Cameroon
News source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2020/02/rights-group-21-civilians-killed-cameroon-200226075643271.html

Human Rights Watch has accused Cameroon's armed forces of taking part in the killing of at least 21 civilians this month in a region where troops are battling anglophone separatists. In a statement on ...

News Cameroon Government: Cameroon: Civilians Massacred in Separatist Area

Published on: Tuesday 25 February 2020
Cameroon: Civilians Massacred in Separatist Area
News source: https://www.hrw.org/news/2020/02/25/cameroon-civilians-massacred-separatist-area

(Nairobi) – Government forces and armed ethnic Fulani killed at least 21 civilians in Cameroon’s Ngarbuh village, including 13 children and 1 pregnant woman, on February 14, 2020. They also burned ...

News Cameroon Government: Dozens of Victims Escaping Fresh Violence in Cameroon

Published on: Monday 24 February 2020
Dozens of Victims Escaping Fresh Violence in Cameroon
News source: https://www.voanews.com/africa/dozens-victims-escaping-fresh-violence-cameroon

Renewed fighting in Cameroon's restive English-speaking region has forced more than 70 people, mainly women and children, to flee for their lives and seek shelter at an orphanage. Many of them, however, are very ill, battling malaria and severe malnutrition. Others are dealing with fresh wounds from the fighting between government troops and separatist fighters. They look tired, hungry, unkempt and sick.

News Cameroon Government: Presbyterian church burned down by arsonists in civil war-ridden Cameroon

Published on: Saturday 22 February 2020
Presbyterian church burned down by arsonists in civil war-ridden Cameroon
News source: https://www.christianpost.com/news/presbyterian-church-burned-down-by-arsonists-in-civil-war-ridden-cameroon.html

A week after defense forces were accused of killing at least 32 people, including a pregnant woman and 14 children, in Cameroon’s civil war-ridden English-speaking region, a Presbyterian church was burnt to ashes.