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Thursday, 03-05-15, 14:11No Shortage of Recruits for Boko Haram in Cameroon's Far North[IRIN] Far North -Hundreds, perhaps thousands, of young people in northern Cameroon, who lack access to school and employment, are increasingly fighting alongside Boko Haram, local authorities say. read more...
Thursday, 03-05-15, 13:31Boko Haram Violence Displaces 1.2 Million Nigerians[IRIN] Nairobi -More than 1.2 million people have been driven from their homes in northern Nigeria, the vast majority as a result of the Boko Haram insurgency, according to the latest figures from the National Emergency Management Authority (NEMA). read more...
Thursday, 03-05-15, 12:13Boko Haram - Catholic Church Preaches Peace, Solidarity[Cameroon Tribune] "The situation is very bad. When people talk of war, you can never imagine what is happening in the Far North Region of Cameroon." This is a statement made by Professor Jean Paul Messina, yesterday, March 4, 2015 at the National Episcopal Conference of Cameroon (NECC) in Yaounde, as he and Professor Antoine Essomba Fouda of the Catholic University of Central Africa, presented to the public an investigative report on violence and insecurity in the Far North Region, particularly the Boko Haram war and the re read more...
Wednesday, 03-04-15, 10:29The Judge As Purveyor of Socio-Economic, Political Stability![Cameroon Tribune] The official launch of the 2015 judicial year in the country has come and gone and the judicial family is fully down to work. The media hype that heralded the solemn ceremony has also been laid to rest. But reflection no doubt remains rife, certainly on why the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court chose to entertain his audience on the function of a judge. read more...
Wednesday, 03-04-15, 9:14Jonathan Commissions N30.93 Billion S'east-Cameroun Link Road[Independent (Lagos)] Enugu -President Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday commissioned the 240km Enugu-Abakaliki-Ogoja Junction-Ikom-Mfum road, which terminated at Nigeria's boarder with neighbouring Republic of Cameroun. read more...
Tuesday, 03-03-15, 13:44New Influx of Nigeria Refugees Into Cameroon, Relocation Operation Being Launched[UNHCR]This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Adrian Edwards - to whom quoted text may be attributed - at the press briefing, on 3 March 2015, at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. read more...
Tuesday, 03-03-15, 12:26Some 16,000 Refugees Seek Shelter Following Clashes in North-East Nigeria[UNHCR]Dakar -The UN refugee agency reported on Tuesday that some 16,000 Nigerian refugees fled to Cameroon's Far North region over the weekend to escape clashes in north-east Nigeria between regional military forces and insurgents. read more...
Monday, 03-02-15, 10:05Legal Analysis Finds Tribal Peoples Persecuted Unjustly for 'Wildlife Crime'[Survival International]Tribal peoples like the Baka in southeast Cameroon face abuse by anti-poaching squads. read more...
Monday, 03-02-15, 9:53Senators Listen to Decentralisation Challenges[Cameroon Tribune]They made a stopover at the Douala II Council during an official tour of the region recently. read more...
Saturday, 02-28-15, 9:57Ban Ki-moon Urges Efforts to Combat Terrorist Threat[UN News]United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today reiterated his strong condemnation of the continuing indiscriminate and horrific attacks by Boko Haram against civilian populations in Cameroon, Chad, Niger and Nigeria. read more...

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