The jihadist organization and its splinter group, the ISIS-aligned Islamic State West African Province (ISWAP), have caused violence and destruction in Nigeria's northeast and the surrounding Sahel region over the last decade. … [Read more...] about Boko Haram grenade attack kills 15 in north Cameroon
The unidentified assailants threw a grenade into a group of people inside a camp for displaced people in the commune of Mozogo near the Nigerian border in the Far North region, said mayor Medjeweh Boukar. … [Read more...] about Suspected Boko Haram Militants Kill at Least 13 in Cameroon
YAOUNDE - Cameroon has bowed to pressure from rights groups and ordered investigations into the management of the COVID-19 solidarity fund contributed to by civilians. The rights groups said most of the $40 million cash and material had been embezzled. An outcry was sparked after rights groups said 4,000 bags of rice donated to COVID-19 patients were illegally sold. … [Read more...] about Cameroon Citizens Raised $40M for COVID Relief, But Where is It?
DOUALA - Suspected militants from Islamist group Boko Haram killed at least 16 people and wounded seven early on Sunday in a grenade attack on a camp for displaced people in northern Cameroon, a local official said. … [Read more...] about Suspected Boko Haram Militants Kill 16 in Northern Cameroon
He says forced marriages are rampant all over Cameroon but, more concerning in the west of the country. He says in these mainly Muslim communities, there are misconceptions that boys should make their choices while girls stay at home to prepare for early marriage. Since they are finding it difficult to convince people that boys and girls should be treated equally, says Kono, they will start punishing those who abuse their rights. … [Read more...] about Cameroon Single Mothers Protest Forced, Early Marriages