The Prime Minister of Cameroon, Philemon Yang has called for peace during his visit to the English Speaking region where protests have been ongoing to demand a breakaway.
Human rights group, Amnesty International on Friday said that over 500 people from Cameroon’s Anglophone regions have been arrested by the government for protesting.
Authorities in Cameroon on Monday blocked internet services to the country's English-speaking areas as the government continues a crackdown on protesters seeking independence.
At least eight people are reported to have been shot and killed by security forces in Cameroon on Sunday during anti-government protests.
There has been heavy deployment of security forces across major cities in the English-speaking areas of Cameroon on Sunday in an attempt to block planned anti-government protests.
Authorities in Cameroon have banned public meetings and gatherings in the Anglophone part of the country as demands for independence continues.
The government of Cameroon has denied claims by the rights group, Human Rights Watch that it forcefully sent back to Nigeria, 100,000 refugees in breach of international agreements.
A girl with a bomb strapped to her walked into a mosque in northern Cameroon where it exploded, killing five worshippers in an attack bearing the hallmarks of Islamist militant group Boko Haram, authorities said.
The rights group, Amnesty International on Tuesday said that at least 381 civilians in Nigeria and Cameroon have been killed by the Islamist militant group Boko Haram since April this year.
African champions Cameroon cannot qualify for the 2018 World Cup finals in Russia after a 1-1 draw with Nigeria in Yaounde on Monday.