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Cameroon: Mob kills military police officer after he shoots five-year-old girl

A mob lynched a military police officer after he killed a five-year-old girl when he fired on a car at a checkpoint in the capital of Cameroon’s English-speaking South West Region on Thursday, the defense ministry said. The girl’s death sparked protests in Buea, with demonstrators marching her body to the regional governor’s office. Sporadic […]

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Bus crashes into truck in Cameroon, 37 dead

A bus crash in Cameroon’s western village of Nemale killed at least 37 people on Sunday. The 70-seater bus was on its way to the capital, Yaounde, from the western town of Foumban when it crashed into a truck while trying to avoid a crowd of people on the road about 2am local time, officials […]

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Several dead and wounded as gunmen attack school in Cameroon

Gunmen attacked a school in Cameroon and opened fire over the weekend, killing several children and wounding more. The attack occurred on Saturday in Kumba, a town in the country’s restive Anglophone region, where separatist insurgents operate. At least seven children have died and 12 were injured in the incident, according to Reuters. Cameroonian Prime […]