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In Nigeria and Cameroon, Secessionist Movements Gain Momentum
Calls for independence from regions in both countries are growing in the wake of violent crackdowns from security forces that have killed supporters.
Amnesty International Accuses Cameroon of Torturing Suspects
More than 100 people have been tortured by Cameroon’s security forces after being accused of having links to the extremist group Boko Haram, the human rights group reported.
Germany and Chile Advance to Confederations Cup Semifinals
Germany gained a 3-1 victory against a Cameroon side that was reduced to 10 men after further confusion with video replays.
Three Thousand Miles From the Western Front
France and Britain waged war against Germany far from northern Europe, successfully wresting its African colony of Kamerun, now Cameroon.
Cameroonian Siblings Find a New Interest (Tennis) in a New Land
The four Ntongas have shown a remarkable aptitude for tennis after stumbling upon the Leeds Center and New York Junior Tennis and Learning.
African Nations Increasingly Silence Internet to Stem Protests
Governments facing opposition in sub-Saharan Africa call internet blackouts a security measure, but crippled communications are taking a toll on their economies.
A Bilingual Cameroon Teeters After English Speakers Protest Treatment
Demonstrations against the government, which is dominated by French speakers, have led to arrests and at times to violence.
Cameroon Defeats Egypt to Win Africa Cup of Nations
Cameroon, which had eight players withdraw before the tournament, won, 2-1, on a late goal by the substitute Vincent Aboubakar.
I Was in the Motorcade That Struck and Killed 6-Year-Old Toussaint Birwe
I know what it’s like “to stand on the side of a road in your own country, watching the shiny vehicles filled with important people, encased in air conditioning, as they speed by.”
A Zika Vaccine, but for Whom?
Far from being a threat unique to the Western Hemisphere, the virus is endemic to Africa. But that’s not where resources are going.
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