DENVER, USA — (AFRICA NEWS MATTERS) News that an estimated 40,000 Cameroonians living in the United States may qualify for Temporary Protected Status or TPS rocketed to the top of the charts in the past week. There are several key dimensions to this story — not just the fact that the Cameroonian beneficiaries who are…
It’s hard to say in which direction the fortunes of the Cameroonian nation are heading while it is hosting the 2021 African Cup of Nations. The premier men’s soccer tournament translates as Coupe d’Afrique des Nations (CAN) in French or African Cup of Nations in English. AFCON is held under the banner of the Confederation of…
Over 700,000 children have been impacted by school closures due to often brutal violence in Cameroon, according to an analysis released by the UN humanitarian arm, OCHA, on Thursday.
YAOUNDÉ, CAMEROON — On Thursday, fewer than 2,000 of the 14,000 students enrolled at the University of Buea showed
A destabilizing war between the government in Yaoundé, Cameroon, and Anglophone separatists has been going on for more than four years. Hundreds of civilians have died as a result. Thousands have been displaced and are now refugees in neighboring countries. Most negotiations to resolve the conflict appear to have failed. With each passing day that…
EDéA, CAMEROON – Cameroon farmer Rostand Simeu, 26, last year spent all his savings to start a plantain and banana plantation. But, like all new farmers, he has struggled
Pope Francis expresses his condolences for the death of Cardinal Christian Tumi, and praises the Cameroonian Archbishop’s defense of democracy and promotion of human rights.
YAOUNDE, CAMEROON – There have been mixed reactions in Cameroon to 88-year-old President Paul Biya’s orders that his party-dominated
YAOUNDE, CAMEROON – World Radio Day (February 13) was observed in crisis-prone Cameroon, with journalists and other media practitioners calling
UN Secretary-General António Guterres has urged authorities in Cameroon to take steps to prosecute perpetrators behind two recent deadly attacks in the Anglophone provinces of the country, his Spokesperson said on Friday.