[VOA] Bamenda -Hundreds of women gathered on the streets of Bamenda, an English-speaking town in northwestern Cameroon, to protest the violence afflicting their communities. In an emotionally charged event Friday, they called on the government and armed separatists to lay down their guns and engage in meaningful dialogue for peace.
[RFI] Leaders from western and central Africa gathered in Lome on Monday for a joint two-day summit to step up their fight against terrorism.
[The Conversation Africa] A number of African countries must be wondering ‘what could have been’ if they were able to field several of the players who starred for champions France and third placed Belgium at the 2018 World Cup tournament.
[New Times] President Paul Kagame has said that the business as usual approach by the African Union has to change as the continent seeks transformation.
[Vanguard] The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) is set to enhance sustainable electricity access through solar in 19 West African countries and the Sahel region to promote development in the region.
[Premium Times] The mother of Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau, has given what appears to be her first media interview.
[Premium Times] Insurgents ravaging the North-eastern part of the country have been degraded in capacity, President Muhammadu Buhari has said.
[VOA] A military tribunal in Cameroon sentenced seven English speaking detainees to 10 to 15 years in prison in connection with unrest that has paralyzed business in the English speaking zones of the central African state.
[ISS] Cameroon has forcibly returned 385 refugees to Nigeria this year, most of them in the past month, a United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) report reveals. This despite the country’s commitment as recently as 2017 to facilitate the safe return of Nigerian refugees fleeing Boko Haram violence.
[New Times] Prosecution has said that a Genocide fugitive who was on Thursday arrested in Yaoundé, Cameroon was one of the most wanted masterminds of the Genocide against the Tutsi.