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Fighting in anglophone Cameroon claims more lives

Clashes between army and anglophone separatists have claimed several lives in the town of Kumba in Cameroon's troubled Southwest Region, sources said on Thursday. "Several people, including civilians, have been killed in Kumba since Monday," a source close to the town's medical services told AFP, confirming witness accounts. "These people died during

Deadly Violence Grips Cameroon’s Anglophone Regions- AI Report

• Marked by indiscriminate killings, mass displacement •Troops destroy villages, torture at least 23 including minors to extract “confessions” •Armed separatists attack 42 schools, kill 44 security forces members Godsgift Onyedinefu The Amnesty International (AI) has reported escalating violence across the Anglophone region of Cameroon perpetrated by the troops and armed separatists. AI in

Africa’s Most Challenging Elections in 2018

By Dorina Bekoe Ediror's note: Twenty countries in Africa will hold national elections in 2018. This analysis reviews countries facing unique challenges to holding peaceful elections on the continent. In 2018, 20 countries in Africa will hold presidential and parliamentary elections. Past experience indicates that 20 percent of African elections have experienced violence resulting

Boko Haram defeat is complete- Gen. Nicholas

By Rabiu Sani  The Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, Maj.-Gen. Rogers Nicholas, says the Nigerian Army has completely defeated the Boko Haram insurgents. Nicholas stated this during the inauguration of the Nigeria-Cameroun Military Joint Mission on Saturday in Maiduguri. He disclosed that his troops under the operation DEEP PUNCH II had on Friday dislodged and