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Bus crash in western Cameroon kills more than 50 passengers

YAOUNDE, Cameroon (AP) — At least 53 people have died and 21 others were injured in Cameroon when a bus collided with a truck early Wednesday in a village in the western part of the country, officials...

Bus crash in western Cameroon kills 37, injures 18

YAOUNDE, Cameroon (AP) — More than 37 people are dead and 18 others seriously injured after a bus crash in Cameroon’s western village of Nemale, officials said. A 70-seater bus was o...

Cameroon's president acknowledges army massacre of civilians

YAOUNDE, Cameroon (AP) — Cameroon's President Paul Biya has acknowledged that the military massacred innocent people, including women and children, in a northwestern village in February after the gove...

Several killed in attack in African nation of Cameroon

YAOUNDE, Cameroon (AP) — Armed separatists attacked a village in the African nation of Cameroon's western French-speaking region on Sunday, killing at least seven people, according to a top offical an...

Cameroon national peace dialogue begins, without separatists

YAOUNDE, Cameroon (AP) — Cameroon started a national dialogue Monday in an effort to solve the separatist conflict that has killed thousands in the country's English-speaking regions in the past two y...

Cameroon's president calls for national dialogue, surrender

YAOUNDE, Cameroon (AP) — Cameroon's president said during a public address Tuesday night that he is organizing a national dialogue for the end of the month on all the crises facing the country, includ...

Swiss government mediating in Cameroon's separatist crisis

YAOUNDE, Cameroon (AP) — Switzerland's ambassador to Cameroon says his government is trying to negotiate a peaceful end to the separatist crisis in which an estimated 2,000 have died. ...

Cameroon opposition leader abducted in English-speaking area

YAOUNDE, Cameroon (AP) — Gunmen have abducted the leader of Cameroon's main opposition party, John Fru Ndi, from his residence in the English-speaking northwestern town of Bamenda. N...

Cameroon lurches toward election amid separatist conflict

YAOUNDE, Cameroon (AP) — John Nlom has five children and wants to keep them alive. When machete-wielding men attacked a nearby school this month in a suspected strike against the teaching of French, w...

Cameroon holiday hit by violence in English-speaking areas

YAOUNDE, Cameroon (AP) — Cameroon's national day Sunday was marked by violence in its troubled English-speaking region, with two policemen killed, soldiers wounded and a mayor kidnapped by suspected a...

Boko Haram suicide bomber kills 1 in northern Cameroon

YAOUNDE, Cameroon (AP) — A Cameroon official says a suicide bomber has killed at least one person near the country's border with Nigeria. Far North Cameroon Governor Midjiyawa Bakari...

English vs. French tensions in Cameroon turn deadly

YAOUNDE, Cameroon (AP) — A single student out of 4,000 showed up on the first day of the new term at one high school in Bamenda, the English-speaking city at the heart of a deadly conflict in Cameroon...

Thousands flock to Cameroon hospitals in search of family

YAOUNDE, Cameroon (AP) — Thousands of Cameroonians have flocked to hospitals in the country's two main cities on Sunday in search of corpses and survivors after an overloaded train derailed Friday, ki...

Cameroon train crash death toll as high as 73, rescuers say

ESEKA, Cameroon (AP) — Cameroon rescue workers and hospital staff say the death toll from an overloaded train that derailed on Friday is higher than announced, saying at least 73 are dead. ...