English-speaking parts of Cameroon have now been without internet for eight days. Why has the Francophone-dominated government decided to shut down the service? DW's Zipporah Nyambura explains the root of the problem.
Soldiers killed at least eight people and wounded others in Cameroon's restless English-speaking regions on Sunday. Activists held protests calling for independence from the majority Francophone nation.
The UN secretary-general has pushed for additional peacekeepers in CAR. He is expected to discuss the political crisis in Cameroon with President Paul Biya.
On November 6, 2017, Paul Biya marks three and a half decades as president of Cameroon. The authoritarian head of state is one of the longest serving leaders in the world. Cameroonians sharply differ over his legacy.
The Committee to Protect Journalists named Cameroon journalist Ahmed Abba as one of four winners of its prestigious 2017 International Press Freedom Award. Abba is serving a 10-year sentence on terrorism charges.
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