Cameroon

Paul Biya, Cameroon's 85-year-old president, has been sworn in for a seventh term in office

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).

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 …

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.

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

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.

NIGERIA, UNKNOWN : A screen grab made on January 20, 2015 from a video of Nigerian Islamist extremist group Boko Haram obtained by AFP shows the leader of the Islamist extremist group Boko Haram Abubakar Shekau holding up a flag as he delivers a message. Boko Haram has claimed a …

Islamic State Video Praises Successes of Boko Haram in Niger

This Islamic State released a video Wednesday touting the successes of its African affiliate, Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP), the terror group more popularly known as Boko Haram. The jihadists in the video vow to enslave the entire continent, beginning with the conquest of Niger.