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165 Fighters Lay Down Their Arms In Cameroon

165 fighters in Cameroon have ‘voluntarily’ laid down their weapons ‘to embrace normal life’, the country’s National Committee on Disarmament, Demobilisation and Reintegration (NCDDR) said. Francis Fai Yengo, national coordinator of NCDDR, while speaking to reporters after briefing the prime minister and other senior government officials of the new development, said …

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US Military Trains Cameroon Troops On Medical Evacuations

The U.S. military is training Cameroon’s military on first aid techniques and medical evacuation in order to reduce battlefield deaths. Cameroon estimates that one-fourth of all soldiers killed fighting separatists and Boko Haram terrorists could have been saved with better care. Twenty-nine-year-old soldier Poumje Amidou has been getting treatment for …

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Buea Mass Arrests Reinforce Ghost Town

By Basil K Mbuye Government security and defence forces, on March 25, reinforced the ghost town observed on Mondays as they stormed some localities in Buea arresting people indiscriminately. The forces arrested Buea denizens in neighbourhoods in Bonduma, Great Soppo among others, who they ordered into their trucks at gun …

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Gunmen Kidnap 20 UB Students

  By Basil K Mbuye Armed men, Wednesday, March 20, abducted at least 17 University of Buea students, and three other civilians at their football training ground on campus. The students, who are all football players, were abducted at about 8.15am by armed men who stormed the main campus field …

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