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Cameroon Anglophone Villagers Attack Separatist Camps Over Abuse

BABUNGO, CAMEROON VOA  | Several communities in Cameroon’s English-speaking regions have within a week attacked at least five camps belonging to separatist fighters, whom they accuse of destroying civilian homes, looting and killing innocent people. The angry civilians say they do not know who to trust, as they say the military commits similar …

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Cameroon Plans February Polls Under Shadow Of Violence

Yaounde (Cameroon) (AFP) – Cameroon is poised to hold parliamentary and municipal elections in February but a bloody separatist conflict and political tensions are set to cloud the vote, experts say. Anglophone separatists are fighting government troops in western Cameroon while the north of the country has come under attack …

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Motorcycle Taxi Protest Paralyzes Cameroon’s Capital

YAOUNDE VOA  | Thousands of motorcycle taxi drivers blocked streets in Cameroon’s capital on Tuesday, after city officials barred the bikers from accessing certain commercial and residential areas. Officials say the restrictions are needed for security reasons. The bikers say the cutoff hurts their livelihoods. Defying a strong presence of anti-riot police throughout …

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Cameroon To Hold Legislative, Municipal Elections On Feb. 9, 2020

  Xinhua  | Cameroon’s President Paul Biya on Sunday signed a presidential decree announcing elections for members of National Assembly and municipal councillors on February 9, 2020. The two elections were postponed twice due to growing threats from armed separatists in the two English-speaking regions and attacks from Boko Haram terror group …

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