YAOUNDE Cameroon's president on Wednesday ordered a military court to drop its prosecution of three Anglophone activists and some of their supporters in a bid to ease tensions in the central African nation's minority English-speaking regions.
YAOUNDE Cameroon has halved its levy on cocoa exports to boost revenues for farmers and exporters hit by a dive in global prices over the past year, the trade minister told Reuters.
MBILE, Cameroon (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Seated on a kitchen chair, Adisa Issa, a 50-year-old refugee from Central African Republic (CAR), is cooking soup, her pot balanced on a clay stove fueled by small briquettes.
YAOUNDE Cameroon security forces prevented Amnesty International from holding a press conference on Wednesday to call for the release of three young men jailed in 2015 for sharing a joke.
YAOUNDE, May 23 Cameroon's Camrail was "mainly
to blame" for a train crash that killed some 79 people last
October, largely because the train was going at more than twice
the speed limit, was overloaded and its brakes were defective, a
government report said on Tuesday.
COTONOU, Benin (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Browsing a market in Parakou, a city in Benin, 63-year-old Yon Sokogi was troubled by the latest gossip about a teenage bride rejected by her husband after she lost control of her bladder.
YAOUNDE (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Sitting in a circle
with several other young men in a charity's offices in
Cameroon's capital, Fleur listens intently to the speaker talk
about gay sex before slowly raising his hand.
YAOUNDE (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Sitting in a circle with several other young men in a charity's offices in Cameroon's capital, Fleur listens intently to the speaker talk about gay sex before slowly raising his hand.
YAOUNDE A suicide bomber on a motorbike killed three people and wounded 24 on Sunday at a market in north Cameroon, where Islamist Boko Haram is waging an insurgency for a breakaway Islamic state across four countries, authorities said.
YAOUNDE A suicide bomber belonging to Nigerian jihadist group Boko Haram killed at least 11 people when he blew himself up close to a mosque in Cameroon near the Nigerian border, military sources and local officials said on Thursday.