Josiane Kouagheu

Policeman arrested for killing 8-year-old girl in Cameroon

Nov 12 2021

DOUALA A policeman has been arrested for killing an eight-year-old girl in the Cameroonian city of Bamenda on Friday, as he shot after a car that had escaped a checkpoint, the government said.

Mob kills Cameroon gendarme after he shoots dead 5-year-old girl

Oct 15 2021

BUEA, Cameroon (Reuters) -A mob lynched a military police officer after he killed a five-year-old girl when he fired on a car at a checkpoint in the capital of Cameroon's English-speaking South West Region on Thursday, the defence ministry said. | Video

Cameroon sentences four men to death for shooting attack on school

Sep 08 2021

YAOUNDE A court in Cameroon has sentenced four people to death for their roles in a shooting attack on a school last year that killed seven children and wounded 12 others, according to a court document seen by Reuters on Wednesday.

Fisher-herder conflict in northern Cameroon kills at least 12

Aug 12 2021

DOUALA Clashes between herders and fishers in northern Cameroon have killed at least 12 people this week in the area's worst ethnic violence in recent memory, local officials said on Thursday.

Irregular rains, prolonged dry seasons threaten Cameroon's cocoa economy

Aug 10 2021

Nkengué, Cameroon For more than six decades, the cocoa that Richard Ambassa Mbassiga harvested from his plantation in central Cameroon paid for everything his family needed. | Video

Cameroon fish farmers hope to edge out frozen imports

Jul 12 2021

DOUALA When Boris Kamgo scatters food into the netted enclosures of his fish farm on the palm-fringed Dibamba river, the surface churns with the red tilapia he hopes will help curb Cameroon's dependence on frozen imports. | Video

Cameroonian LGBT activist champions imprisoned transgender women

Apr 26 2021

DOUALA, Cameroon Coming from Cameroon where letting it be known that she was a lesbian could lead to prison time, activist and social media influencer Bandy Kiki struggled to adjust to her newfound safety after emigrating to Britain a decade ago. | Video

War-hit Cameroonian town holds film festival as movies get Netflix boost

Apr 23 2021

BUEA, Cameroon Filmmakers and actors gathered in the western Cameroon town of Buea for a film festival this week, as the region tries to regain a measure of normalcy despite an ongoing secessionist conflict. | Video

Rights group accuses Cameroonian soldiers of mass rape

Feb 26 2021

DOUALA Cameroonian soldiers raped at least 20 women and killed a man in a raid on a village last year, Human Rights Watch (HRW) alleged on Friday, calling it one of the worst attacks by the army since an insurgency by Anglophone separatists began in 2016.

Cameroon's ruling party wins regional polls boycotted by opposition

Dec 10 2020

DOUALA The ruling party of Cameroon's President Paul Biya has won control of nine out of 10 regional councils in an election boycotted by his opponents, official results showed on Thursday.

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