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Seventh child dies as Cameroon reels from shooting attack on school

Oct 26 2020

KUMBA, Cameroon A 12-year-old girl died on Sunday from wounds sustained when gunmen stormed a school in the South West Region of Cameroon on Saturday and opened fire on the children, taking the death toll to seven with 12 injured. | Video

Gunmen storm school in Cameroon, killing at least six children

Oct 24 2020

KUMBA, Cameroon Gunmen stormed a school in Cameroon on Saturday and opened fire indiscriminately, killing at least six children and wounding about eight more in a region where separatist insurgents operate, officials and parents said.

Cameroon opposition say one killed in protest against veteran ruler

Sep 23 2020

DOUALA One protester was killed in Cameroon as police and gendarmes put down protests against the veteran President Paul Biya, the country's main opposition party said on Tuesday, while accusing security forces of laying siege to their leader's home. | Video

Coronavirus stalks cells of Cameroon's crowded prisons

Jul 09 2020

DAKAR/YAOUNDE On the morning of April 24, Fritz Takang became so breathless he could barely walk across the cramped cell he shared with 60 inmates at the main prison in Cameroon's capital, Yaounde.

Cameroon military says missing journalist died in its custody

Jun 05 2020

DOUALA Cameroon's military said on Friday that a journalist who disappeared last August in a part of the country where it is battling Anglophone separatists died in its custody weeks after he was arrested but denied that he was tortured.

Cameroon doctor faces influx of COVID-19 patients

May 07 2020

DOUALA With the help of a nurse, Dominique Djomo puts on his personal protective equipment - a cap, coveralls, protective glasses, visor and gloves - and starts another day dealing with an influx of COVID-19 cases. | Video

Afrika rüstet sich für Ausbreitung des Coronavirus

Mar 19 2020

Xaounde/Dakar Mit Epidemien hat Afrika Erfahrung. Im Kampf gegen die Ausbreitung des Coronavirus kann der Kontinent deshalb auf Lehren aus der Ebola-Epidemie zurückgreifen.

Armed with lessons from Ebola, Africa braces for coronavirus surge

Mar 18 2020

YAOUNDE/DAKAR When a passenger arriving from Brussels at Cameroon's Yaounde Nsimalen airport on Saturday was found to have a temperature, health officials say he was whisked to a hospital and diagnosed inside four hours as the country's fourth case of coronavirus. | Video

Armed with lessons from Ebola, Africa braces for coronavirus surge

Mar 18 2020

YAOUNDE/DAKAR When a passenger arriving from Brussels at Cameroon's Yaounde Nsimalen airport on Saturday was found to have a temperature, health officials say he was whisked to a hospital and diagnosed inside four hours as the country's fourth case of coronavirus.

RPT-UPDATE 2-Armed with lessons from Ebola, Africa braces for coronavirus surge

Mar 18 2020

* Officials are worried about transmission in poor neighbourhoods

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