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By IAfrica
Dec 18th, 2014
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The Cameroonian Army, Thursday announced that its troops had killed 116 Boko Haram insurgents in a battle at a border town the country shares with Nigeria. According to a statement by the Cameroonian Defence Ministry, the Boko Haram insurgents attacked...
By IAfrica
Dec 15th, 2014
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That’s a tweet from Cameroonian investigative journalist, Bisong Etahoben. Gamburu is a border town between Borno state and Cameroon.
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By IAfrica
Dec 12th, 2014
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Cameroonian soldiers have killed at least 180 militants suspected to be members of the Boko Haram sect in the northern part of the country, a military source said Friday. The insurgents were killed during attack at Amchide, an area bordering Nigeria, a...
By IAfrica
Oct 12th, 2014
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President Paul Biya of Cameroon yesterday said ten Chinese and 17 local hostages allegedly abducted by the Boko Haram sect have been released in Cameroon where they were kidnapped earlier this year in raids blamed on the Nigerian Islamist group Boko Ha...
By IAfrica
Oct 10th, 2014
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Cameroon’s Communication Minister, Issa Bakary, on Friday said he was surprised by the news that some hostages kidnapped by Boko Haram militants in Northern Cameroon were released as reported by a news website. “You are the first to give me...
By IAfrica
Oct 9th, 2014
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[Subscribe to The Glazov Gang and LIKE it on Facebook.] This week’s Glazov Gang was joined by Ako Eyong, a journalist from Cameroon, West Africa, where he became a political dissident and was eventually exiled for critiquing the government. ...
By IAfrica
Sep 22nd, 2014
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The Defence Headquarters has denied claims by Cameroonian military of being involved in the fight against Boko Haram in recent times, especially in Konduga Borno state where a major victory against the sect group was recorded. According to the Nigerian...
By IAfrica
Sep 16th, 2014
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Joy Ekeke   Fabian Anyanwu, a 34-year-old man,who allegedly assaulted and defiled a 22-year-old Cameroonian lady,on Monday will appear before an Apapa Magistrates’ Court in Lagos today. Anyanwu, a resident of 721 Road, D Close, Block 2,...
By IAfrica
Sep 9th, 2014
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More than 100 Boko Haram fighters were killed by the Cameroonian Army in an attempt by the militants to cross over to the country. The Cameroonian government spokesman, Issa Tchiroma Bakary confirmed that the army dealt a massive blow to Boko Haram foo...
By IAfrica
Sep 8th, 2014
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The 2014-2015 academic year began in Cameroon with thousands of students and teachers deserting schools in towns along the border with Borno State, which is home to the Boko Haram sect. With some schools either destroyed or occupied by the militants, C...