Oct 4th, 2012
(AGI) A territorial dispute between Nigeria and Cameroon has caused an increase in tensions between the two countries. Nigeria’s President Goodluck Jonathan, who leads Africa’s most populous nation, let it be known that his government will re-examine the issue of sovereignty of the penins...
Aug 25th, 2012
By Ochereome Nnanna, THIS article was published on Thursday October 17, 2002 shortly after the International Court of Justice ceded Bakasi Peninsula to Cameroun. Prof Walter Ofonagoro, who is making a presentation today at the Nigerian Institute for International Affairs, NIIA, Victoria Island Lagos,...
Feb 7th, 2011
Yaounde – Cameroonian rebels killed two police paramilitaries and kidnapped around 12 other people, including several local officials, in an attack on Monday in the disputed Bakassi region, sources said. A source in the local administration said that the rebels had killed the two police gendarm...
Oct 15th, 2010
The modern state of Cameroon was created in 1961 by the unification of two former colonies, one British and one French. Since then it has struggled from one-party rule to a multi-party system in which the freedom of expression is severely limited. Overview Cameroon began its independence with a blood...