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Cameroon’s Far North: Reconstruction Amid Ongoing Conflict

The fight against Boko Haram in Cameroon’s Far North, the country’s poorest region, has exacerbated the already-delicate economic situation and placed under strain traditional socio-economic roles. The government and international partners should embrace development policies that take into account the local population’s resilience strategies and adaptation to new economic realities. Cameroon

Cameroon: Over 17 killed following protests in Anglophone regions- AI

  Express worry over rising deaths Judd Johnson   The Amnesty International (AI) can confirm that at least 17 people have been killed by the security forces following yesterday’s protests in several towns of the Anglophone regions in Cameroon.   According to AI’s Lake Chad researcher, Ms. Ilaria Allegrozzi, who confirmed this in a statement

Cameroon’s Anglophone Crisis is Escalating

Here’s How It Could Be Resolved By Richard Moncrieff Editor's noted: Moncrieff in this article originally published in African Arguments, suggests that improving decentralisation countrywide would appeal to Anglophone protesters in Cameroon, but without seeming to give them special treatment. On 22 September, massive protests across Cameroon’s Anglophone regions brought

English-speaking Students Do Not Return to School in Cameroon

BAMENDA, CAMEROON —  Millions of school children have failed to show up for the start of the school year in Cameroon's English speaking regions, even after the government freed most of the jailed leaders of anglophone protests. A teacher at Ntamulung bilingual high school in Bamenda, Cameroon, is teaching 20 children who

Boko Haram kills 15 close to Cameroon-Nigerian border

Fifteen people were shot dead in an overnight attack in north Cameroon, blamed on Boko Haram Islamists, a security source said Friday. The attack happened in the town of Gakara close to the Nigerian border. “Boko Haram shot 15 people dead… and kidnapped eight people, three of whom were returned on Friday,”

Op-ed: In Bakassi Nigeria failed

By Emmanuel Onwubiko  I am an avid follower of Nigeria’s international border security issues.  Indeed issues of border security around the World fascinates me so much so that in the near future I'm contemplating enrolling for a short certificate course on border security.  Border security endeared me to the United States President, the

UN commends Osinbajo’s handling of Bakassi crisis

By Prudence Arobani The UN Office for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS) has commended Acting President Yemi Osinbajo for his handling of the recent conflict in Bakassi Peninsula, which affected Nigerian fishermen. The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for West Africa and Head of UNOWAS, Mr. Mohamed Chambas, spoke with