Update: Group of 116 Africans arrested at border
The Latest on the large numbers of immigrants at the southern border (all times local): 6:40 p.m. Border officials in Texas say a group of 116 Africans was arrested Thursday after wading through the Rio Grande to enter the United States. Migrant children line up for a meal at the door of the ...
Things to know about these most-international NBA Finals
Sometime in the next couple weeks, either the Toronto Raptors or Golden State Warriors will proclaim themselves to be world champions.They won't be true "world" champions, of course.But these NBA Finals have a very distinct international feel.Golden State Warriors basketball guard Stephen Curry takes part in practice for the NBA ...
Cameroon teachers protest escalating violence in separatist areas
As students in Cameroon began their annual exams Monday, hundreds of their teachers in English-speaking regions were on the streets protesting. The teachers are demanding better security after three t
Electronic trade helps Cameroonian farmers
Local e-commerce platforms allow farmers to earn more money by selling directly to the consumer
Cameroon journalists decry intimidation, detention by both government, separatist fighters
Hundreds of English-speaking journalists in predominantly francophone Cameroon take part in conferences and peaceful protests, talk about their experiences
Global migrants’ journey stalls in southern Mexico
Thousands fleeing conflict or poverty in Nigeria, Cameroon, Bangladesh, Haiti and Cuba have traveled across oceans, through the jungles and mountains of South America, up through Central America, on a route that — so far — ends here: the steamy, crumbling Mexican city of Tapachula, near the Guatemala border. Over 1,500 ...
New attack on Ebola center in Congo; 1 militia member killed
Militia members attacked an Ebola treatment center hours after another attack killed a staffer with the World Health Organization, a Congolese official said Saturday.Butembo city's deputy mayor, Patrick Kambale Tsiko, told The Associated Press that the attackers armed with machetes tried to burn down the center in Katwa district overnight. ...
Cameroon, Nigeria, Chad, Niger deploy troops after fresh attack
Multi-National Joint Task Force of the Lake Chad Basin Commission has deployed troops after suspected Boko Haram terrorists attacked Cameroon killing at least 13 people, leaving hundreds homeless
Attackers kill doctor at hospital in Congo’s Ebola epicenter
Attackers stormed a hospital at the epicenter of Congo's Ebola outbreak and killed "a dear colleague," the head of the World Health Organization said Friday as he condemned the latest violence against health workers trying to contain the virus.WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said in a Twitter post that others ...
Cameroon aims to drink, produce more coffee
Cameroon coffee production dropped from 156,000 tons in 1990 to barely 25,000 today
Students, teachers avoid Cameroon border schools 5 years after Chibok kidnappings
Kidnappings and attacks in Nigeria by Boko Haram militants spread fear across the border
Cameroon authorities detain 30 Nigerians allegedly linked to Boko Haram
Police say the group of mainly women and children did not have permission to cross the border or identification cards, and failed to answer their questions
Salah’s Egypt faces Congo, Uganda & Zimbabwe at African Cup
Mohamed Salah and host Egypt will face Congo, Uganda and Zimbabwe in the group stage of an historic African Cup of Nations this year, the first time the tournament will field 24 teams and be held in the European summer.As host, Egypt was one of six seeded teams for Friday's ...
Cameroon’s military rescues hostages abandoned by suspected car rebels
Five men, women, and children were kept in "slave-like" conditions for months
Cameroon: Nigerians who fled election violence return home
Cameroon troops whistle to indicate it is time for departure as about 3,000 Nigerians prepare to return to the village of Kukawa in Borno state
Cameroon deploys troops bracing for anti-Biya protests
Despite government ban on rallies, opposition party members threaten to demonstrate in support of their jailed presidential candidate
Cameroon officials, NGOs offer starkly different IDP figures
The government is dismissing local media reports that aid cannot reach everyone in need because of continued clashes between the military and English-speaking separatists who seek to break away from Cameroon and its French-speaking majority
Cameroon football teams move after kidnapping of players, coaches
Military says it has arrested at least 10 suspected kidnappers, but players say the abductions show the government is unable to protect citizens
UNCR: 500,000 displaced Cameroonians urgently need humanitarian aid
UNHCR is appealing for $184 million to support life-saving operations for displaced and refugee Cameroonians
Cameroon protests US criticism during Nagy visit
US Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Tibor Nagy recently called on Cameroon to free opposition leader Maurice Kamto and to work harder to stop violence in its anglophone regions
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