Boko Haram has stepped up cross-border attacks into Cameroon in recent weeks, including a number of high-profile kidnappings.
It took a comfortable 4-1 win over Tunisia for Cameroon to book their place in the World Cup for an African record seventh time.
Advocacy groups in Cameroon are battling a 500- year-old tradition that deprives widows of their rights.
Cristiano Ronaldo's header against Manchester United reminded Percy Zvomuya of Cameroon's Bassa people who are famous for their heading ability.
Kidnappers who seized seven members of a French family, including four young children, in Cameroon have taken them across the border into Nigeria.
Cameroon aims to begin production at its first industrial diamond mine by the end of January as part of plans to develop the long-neglected sector.
Multinational corporations believe Africa is booming and are turning to a new brand of sales rep to reach the continent's remote regions.
Aid agencies say they are facing a multimillion-dollar funding shortage to deal with a food crisis in the Sahel in northern Africa.
Cameroon's former prime minister Inoni Ephraim has been arrested as part of an investigation into the embezzlement of public funds.
Drought has again returned to the western shoulder of Africa, bringing hunger to millions, threatening to slip the Sahel region into crisis.
It may be Didier Drogba's last chance to win the African Cup of Nations as Côte d'Ivoire again begins its quest for a long-awaited continental title.
Botswana's 2012 Africa Cup of Nations players went on strike before being held 0-0 at home by an understrength Zimbabwe team in a warm-up game.
Electricity lines that carry no current are strewn across eastern Cameroon, but residents hope a diamond mine will help turn on the lights.
The Mail & Guardian spoke to Achille Mbembe, a Cameroonian political theorist and historian about what drives African autocrats like Paul Biya
Cameroon's supreme court has rejected an opposition bid to annul this month's presidential election, paving the way for results to be published.
Cameroon striker Samuel Eto'o was named African Footballer of the Year a record fourth time at the annual Confederation of African Football awards.
The death toll from the worst cholera outbreak in northern Cameroon in 10 years has risen to 170, the Health Ministry said on Thursday.
The football exploits of Ghana, also known as the Black Stars, invite one to speculate on whether our given names determine our fate.
When Samuel Eto'o called Cameroon's World Cup exit the biggest disappointment of his career, he knew it was his last chance to impress the world.