Unrest impending as Cameroon set to hold first ever regional elections

Cameroon holds its first ever regional election on Sunday, which the government says hands more power to the provinces but opponents fear only maintains President Paul Biya’s long hold on power. Biya hopes the vote will appease critics who say he has long neglected the Central African country’s 10 regions, and end a four-year separatist… Read More Unrest impending as Cameroon set to hold first ever regional elections

At least six children dead as gunmen attack school in Cameroon

Gunmen stormed a school in Cameroon on Saturday and opened fire indiscriminately, killing at least six children and wounding about eight more in a region where separatist insurgents operate, officials and parents said. Arriving on motorcycles and in civilian clothes, the attackers hit the school around midday in the city of Kumba in South West… Read More At least six children dead as gunmen attack school in Cameroon