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UN welcomes cease-fire announced by Separatist Force in Cameroon

UNITED NATIONS, March 26 (Xinhua) — The United Nations on Thursday welcomed the temporary cease-fire announced by the Southern Cameroons Defense Forces (SOCADEF) following UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres’ call for a global cease-fire to facilitate the global response to COVID-19, said a UN spokesman. The secretary-general called on other armed groups to …

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Cameroon’s Military Raids Separatist Camps Ahead of Election Rerun

YAOUNDE VOA  | Cameroon’s military says it has killed 24 separatists who vowed to disrupt Sunday’s election rerun in the country’s English-speaking regions.?The anglophone rebels say the casualties were on the military’s side, but witnesses say a number of those killed were civilians caught up in the fighting. Military commander Brigadier General Valere …

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Several killed in attack in Cameroon

 (AP) Armed separatists attacked a village in the African nation of Cameroon’s western French-speaking region on Sunday, killing at least seven people, according to a top offical and a resident. Gov. Awa Fonka Augustine of the West region said separatists from the country’s troubled English-speaking northwest region crossed over early Sunday …

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Cameroon decries silence of rights groups over attack

Anadolu Agency  | Tragic event did not raise concern among NGOs, international community to regret of Cameroonians DOUALA, Cameroon Cameroon deplored the silence of human rights organizations and the international community following a weekend attack during International Women’s Day celebrations in the northwestern city of Bamenda. In a statement, a government spokesperson …

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10 separatists killed in Cameroon’s restive Anglophone region

Xinhua  | Cameroon’s Minister of Communication and government spokesperson Rene Emmanuel Sadi said Monday evening 10 separatists, one soldier and a civilian have been killed in clashes between the Cameroonian army and armed separatists in the country’s troubled English-speaking region of Northwest. According to Sadi, separatists attacked an army construction site in …

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Macron Discusses Unrest In Cameroon’s West With Biya

UrduPoint  | French President Emmanuel Macron discussed the violence in the English-speaking west of Cameroon with the country’s President Paul Biya, his office said Sunday, days after they clashed over the issue. The two leaders discussed the security situation in the Northwest and Southwest regions of Cameroon in a telephone conversation, said …

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