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Cameroon: Suicide bomber kills seven

A suicide bomber has killed at least seven people in a small town in northern Cameroon near the Nigeria border, a local official and a military source said on Sunday. The attack occurred on Saturday near Amchide in Cameroon's Far North…

Expanded AFCON will not affect ‘quality’ of play

The Africa Cup of Nations will not suffer in quality after its expansion to 24 teams, says a top Confederation of African Football (Caf) official. Amaju Pinnick believes the African game can only benefit, even if the tournament may suffer…

Cameroon accused of torturing Boko Haram suspects

Suspected Boko Haram fighters have been "brutally tortured" by security forces in Cameroon, a rights group says. Amnesty International said in a report that the suspects, including women and children, were beaten, water-boarded and forced…

Over 30 missing after Cameroon military boat sinks

More than 30 people are missing after a boat belonging to an elite Cameroonian military unit sank off the coast on Sunday, the president's office said. The logistics boat belonging to the Rapid Intervention Brigade, which has fought…

Cameroon forces ‘kill 97 Nigerian fishermen’ in Bakassi

Nigeria's parliament is investigating reports that 97 fishermen have been killed in the Bakassi peninsula, which the country ceded to Cameroon. Reports say that the killings happened last week when a Cameroonian paramilitary unit was…

14 people dead in Cameroon suicide bomb attack

Two bombers blew themselves up in northeastern Cameroon killing 14 people and injuring 30 people in an attack likely staged by Boko Haram jihadists, security sources said Thursday. The bombings, which took place on Wednesday evening in Waza…

Hundreds of refugees forced back to Nigeria from Cameroon

Cameroon authorities forced nearly 900 refugees back to northern Nigeria against their will this week, violating an agreement between the two countries to shield thousands from Boko Haram violence, the United Nations said on Thursday. The…

Russian adventure over for Cameroon

Cameroon's Fifa Confederations Cup adventure in Russia is over after a 3-1 defeat to Germany in their final Group B game on Sunday. The African champions were undone by goals from Kerem Demirbay and Timo Werner who netted twice. Vincent…

Cameroon held by Australia in Confederations Cup

Cameroon's hopes of progressing to the next stage of the Confederations Cup in Russia were dented by a 1-1 draw with Australia on Thursday. The Indomitable Lions took the lead at the end of the first half when Andre-Frank Zambo Anguissa…