Cameroon

Cameroon: 85-Year-Old Paul Biya Inaugurated a Seventh Time

President Paul Biya of Cameroon took office on Tuesday for the seventh time after a victory marred by controversy and violence in October, particularly in the English-speaking minority regions demanding independence (Cameroon is majority French-speaking).

At swearing in, Cameroon's Biya acknowledges anglo 'frustrations'

Cameroon’s 85-Year-Old President Wants a 7th Term as Massacres Grow

The U.S. State Department on Monday condemned the release of a video appearing to show soldiers in Cameroon killing a woman and infant, among others. As President Paul Biya, 85, prepares to run for a seventh term as president, foreign governments and human rights organizations are increasingly sounding the alarm on growing violence between French and English speakers in the country.

Cameroonian President Paul Biya speaks during the regional security summit on Boko Haram threat to African security in Abuja, on May 14, 2016. Regional and Western powers were urged to do more to stop the threat from Boko Haram, as the UN voiced concern about its ties to the Islamic …

In Possible Suicide, Cameroonian Bishop’s Body Retrieved from River

The body of the Roman Catholic bishop of Bafia, Jean-Marie Benoît Bala, has been retrieved from the Sanaga River in southwest Cameroon 48 hours after police discovered his car and an apparent suicide note on the Ebebda bridge above the river on Wednesday afternoon.

Bishop Bala's corpse was retrieved from the river Friday morning.