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Cameroon opposition leader charged with 'rebellion'
Cameroon opposition leader charged with 'rebellion'
Cameroon opposition leader Maurice Kamto, who says he was cheated out of the presidency in elections last year, has been charged with "rebellion"...
Eight priorities for the African Union in 2019
Eight priorities for the African Union in 2019
With this commentary, coming in the wake of our annual Ten Conflicts to Watch and EU Watch List, Crisis Group turns to what 2019 will mean for...
The best of the M&G’s Africa coverage in 2018
The best of the M&G’s Africa coverage in 2018
The Mail & Guardian prides itself on in-depth, first-hand reporting on and from the African continent. This is a selection of the best stories...
Courageous women work to end Cameroon’s Anglophone crisis
Courageous women work to end Cameroon’s Anglophone crisis
The October election in Cameroon, in which long-serving octogenarian President Paul Biya retained power to extend his 36-year rule by another seven...
Why losing the African Cup of Nations is a heavy blow for Cameroon
Why losing the African Cup of Nations is a heavy blow for Cameroon
The proud footballing nation of Cameroon is under the spotlight for all the wrong reasons. This follows the announcement that they have been
Cameroon's veteran strongman Biya wins seventh presidential term
Cameroon's veteran strongman Biya wins seventh presidential term
One of Africa's oldest leaders Paul Biya, who has ruled Cameroon with an iron fist since 1982, won a landslide victory Monday in a controversial...
Cameroon opposition contender claims poll win
Cameroon opposition contender claims poll win
A leading opposition challenger to President Paul Biya claimed victory on Monday following Cameroon's presidential polls despite a government...
Cameroon's Biya at helm of six-time election winning machine
Cameroon's Biya at helm of six-time election winning machine
President Paul Biya, the 85-year-old Cameroonian leader seeking a seventh term on Sunday, has developed an effective system to stay in power...
South Cameroon a ‘big ghost town’
South Cameroon a ‘big ghost town’
Tens of thousands of English-speaking Cameroonians have fled the country ahead of the presidential vote
Biya's backers deny Cameroon in chaos at rally in restive region
Biya's backers deny Cameroon in chaos at rally in restive region
"One group can't threaten the whole nation. We're not scared," said technician Mohamed Saulu Muha, 35, who travelled to the heart of the separatist...
Curfew in anglophone Cameroon ahead of 'independence' anniversary
Curfew in anglophone Cameroon ahead of 'independence' anniversary
Cameroon imposed a 48-hour curfew on its English-speaking regions a day ahead of the one-year anniversary of a symbolic "independence" declaration...