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Cameroon bus crash kills at least 21, injures 38

A governor in Cameroon says at least 21 people have been killed and at least 38 injured when a bus veered off a road and crashed into a tree in a ravine. West Region Gov. Awah Fonka said Sunday that the death toll from the accident late Saturday is likely …

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Cameroon: What next for separatists leaders?

What has become of Cameroon’s English-speaking separatists of the “state of Ambazonia?” Eight people in charge of this movement were reportedly arrested in Nigeria last week on Friday in Abuja. Nigerian and Cameroonian authorities do not provide any details concerning this dossier but among those arrested is leader of the …

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Cameroon: 4 gendarmes killed as Anglophone crisis worsens

Militants seeking independence for Cameroon’s English-speaking regions killed four gendarmes on Monday, the government said, as disputes with the Francophone-dominated government degenerate into open warfare. Several separatists were killed by security forces in ensuing clashes, the government spokesman said. Repression by President Paul Biya’s government against what began as peaceful …

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Former Cameroon player, Massing Benjamin found dead

Former Cameroon’s National Football team player, Massing Benjamin is dead. The 55-year-old former Indomitable Lion central defender was found dead this morning at his home in Edea, Cameroon. Massing, who played professionally for, among others, France’s US Créteil-Lusitanos (1987–91), was picked up for Cameroon’s squad for the 1990 FIFA World …

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Four soldiers killed in Cameroon’s Anglophone region

An overnight attack in Cameroon’s Southwest region has killed four soldiers. The attack took place specifically in the town of Mamfe. “Four soldiers were killed around 02:00 in the Mamfe area,” a government source said. It brings to eight the number of deaths resulting from the activities of secessionists on …

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Cameroon: Telecom giant Vodafone ends operations due to service interruption

Cameroon telecommunications giant Vodafone Cameroon has ended its operations in the country on Friday after the withdrawal of its license. The service provider which started operations in 2016 said in a statement that it was no longer commercially viable to resume services in Cameroon after it was suspended in September. …

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