Cameroon probes deadly unrest in restive anglophone region

Demonstrators march during a protest against perceived discrimination in favour of the country’s francophone majority on September 22, 2017 in Bamenda, the main town in northwest Cameroon and an anglophone hub.<br />Several thousand demonstrators took to the streets in English-speaking parts of Cameroon in protest at perceived discrimination in favour of the country’s francophone majority, […]

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17 dead in protests in Cameroon English-speaking areas

Cameroon’s military is heavily deployed in the country’s English-speaking regions and few people are on the streets after 17 people were killed over the weekend in protests in support of independence for some Anglophone regions. Tens of thousands of English-speaking Cameroonians hoisted flags Sunday to show they want independence from the country’s French-speaking majority, defying […]

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Cameroon arrests about 30 soldiers demanding bonuses for fighting the Nigerian terror group Boko Haram

In this file photo, Cameroonian soldiers man a checkpoint in Yaounde, Cameroon. (By AP) Cameroon has arrested nearly 30 soldiers fighting the Nigerian terror group Boko Haram in the wake of their protest against their conditions that also demanded the payment of bonuses. The soldiers on Sunday “set about stopping traffic with barricades on national […]

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