Cambodian dog, Kunthea, boards flight to South Sudan for demining works

Cambodian Mine Action Centre (CMAC)’s director-general, Heng Ratana said Kunthea, born in Cambodia and trained by CMAC technicians, was ordered by APOPO-Anti-Persoonsmijnen Ontmijnende Product Ontwikkeling for mine and UXO clearance mission in South Sudan. Kunthea is one of the six Read More …

Nigeria, others seek UK support over Boko Haram, ISWAP

The Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) says it is exploring areas of support from the United Kingdom in the fight against terrorism. Chief of Military Public Information, Col. Muhammad Dole, announced this in a statement on Saturday. Member countries of Read More …

Explosive kills 5 Cameroonian soldiers, civilian in Northwest region

Authorities in Cameroon said five soldiers and a civilian were killed early Wednesday in the troubled English-speaking region of Northwest when an improvised explosive device hit their vehicle. The soldiers were part of a government convoy that had traveled to Read More …

Six killed in suicide attack in Cameroon’s Far North region

At least six civilians have been killed and 10 others injured in a suicide attack in Zeleved, a locality in Cameroon’s Far North region, according to several security sources. Local officials interviewed by Xinhua confirmed the attack and said the Read More …

Cameroon: Boko Haram Suicide Bombers Strike Displacement Site

The Islamist armed group Boko Haram used apparent child suicide bombers in an unlawful attack on a site for displaced people in the Far North region of Cameroon, Human Rights Watch said today. The attack, carried out overnight between August Read More …

UNHCR outraged by attack on camp hosting displaced people in Cameroon, at least 18 people killed

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, strongly condemns an unprovoked and brutal attack on a site hosting 800 internally displaced people (IDPs) near the village of Nguetchewe, in Cameroon’s Far North region. At least 18 people were killed and 11 injured Read More …

Cameroon: Search operations intensify after 3rd explosive device detonates in Yaounde

Security forces in Cameroon’s political capital Yaounde have intensified sporadic search operations in neighbourhoods after a third explosive device detonated at Rond Point Damas last Thursday July 2, 2020, days after the first two detonated. According to reports, Tuesday July Read More …

Cameroonian police on high alert following two explosions in capital

Cameroonian police are on high alert for dangerous weapons after two improvised devices exploded in the capital, Yaounde, a senior police officer said on Wednesday. Didier Ngah, police commissioner, said security has been enhanced and counter-terror measures have been put Read More …