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UN Chief Welcomes Cameroon’s Announcement Of National Dialogue On Separatist Crisis

UNITED NATIONS, Sept. 10 Xinhua  | UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday welcomed the Cameroonian leader’s announcement of a national dialogue aiming to end the separatist crisis in the country’s English-speaking regions. In a statement, Guterres’ spokesman Stephane Dujarric said the UN chief encourages the Cameroonian government to ensure that the process is …

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Biya’s ‘dialogue’ for Cameroon crisis runs into questions, rejection

Yaoundé (AFP) Yahoo News  | President Paul Biya’s call for dialogue on the separatist crisis in Cameroon’s two anglophone regions was given a cautious welcome on Wednesday by some, although several separatist leaders swiftly and bluntly rejected it. The 86-year-old president, apparently softening his stance, said he would convene a “major national dialogue” …

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Anglophone crisis in Cameroon: the lobbyists’ war rages in Washington

https://www.theafricareport.com/15928/anglophone-crisis-in-cameroon-the-lobbyists-war-rages-in-washington/Tensions are inexorably rising between the United States and Cameroon. Washington has imposed sanctions on a top Cameroonian official, but the authorities in Yaoundé are launching a counter-offensive. Cameroon has hired a public relations firm with close ties to the Republican Party to promote its image in the US. Since …

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Whereabouts of 100s Unknown After Cameroon Prison Riot

Hundreds of people marched in Cameroon’s capital, demanding to know the whereabouts of imprisoned relatives who were moved to unknown locations last week after a riot inside a large Yaounde jail. “We simply want the government to let us know where they are,” said Julius Berka, 32, who demonstrated Monday. …

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Switzerland says mediating in Cameroon’s anglophone crisis

Switzerland on Thursday announced it was mediating in the crisis in two Cameroon regions where anglophones have launched an armed campaign for a separate state from the French-speaking majority. “At the request of the parties, Switzerland is acting as a facilitator in the crisis in north-western and south-western Cameroon,” the …

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Cameroonians abroad warned off violent demo during Biya trip

The ambassador of Cameroon in Switzerland, Leonard Bindzi on Tuesday, warned his compatriots living in Europe against violence during demonstrations planned for Geneva next Saturday as President Paul Biya embarks on a private visit to the city. Biya and the first lady left Yaoundé, on Sunday “for a short private …

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Cameroon Separatists Attacking ‘Poison’ Aid Convoys

Humanitarian aid workers in Cameroon say they are scared after several consignments of aid meant for people in the country’s troubled English-speaking regions were attacked and burned by suspected separatists. The rebels are suspicious of the aid convoys’ military escorts and say they will never accept any assistance brought in …

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