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At least six killed in stampede at Cameroon soccer stadium

Six people are reported to have been killed and dozens hurt in a crush outside a stadium hosting an Africa Cup of Nations match in Cameroon. Footage showed football fans struggling to get access to the Paul Biya stadium in a neighbourhood of the capital Yaounde. Naseri Paul Biya, governor of Cameroon’s central region, said […]

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Nightclub fire in Cameroon’s capital city Yaoundé leaves at least 16 dead, injures 8

At least 16 people were killed after a fire tore through a nightclub in Cameroon’s capital city Yaoundé early on Sunday, according to the country’s government. Eight other people were seriously wounded in the fire at the Liv Nightclub, according to the government’s statement. During a press conference held at the scene of the fire, […]

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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 […]