‘Our commitment to end the war and bloodshed is evident, but we hope Cameroon shares that vision.’ After three years of conflict, tentative ceasefire talks are underway between the Cameroon government and secessionist fighters demanding independence for the country’s two anglophone regions. Cameroon is a majority French-speaking country, and its Northwest and Southwest regions complain […] The post Ahead of peace talks, a who’s who of Cameroon’s separatist movement appeared first on Daily News.
From 22 to 26 June in North West and 29 June to 3 July in South West, Paul Tasong led his team to the crisis-stricken zone to concert before reconstructing victims’ homes. Freshly from Bamenda (NW Region) where he spent the first lap of his field campaign to soften the ground for the PPRD plan […] The post NW/SW Reconstruction, Dev. Plan – Coordination Team Concludes Field Consultation appeared first on Daily News.
YAOUNDE – Cameroonian?rights and press groups are alleging a military cover-up in the death of journalist Samuel Wazizi, after the military on Monday refused to hand over his body to the family. Cameroon´s military in June admitted Wazizi had died at a military hospital in August last year after months of silence on his?whereabouts or […] The post Cameroon Refuses to Hand Over Body of Journalist appeared first on Daily News.
APAnews | After many false starts, serious talks between the Cameroonian government and Anglophone separatists seemed to have gotten underway to end the three-year conflict. Meeting for the first time since open conflict broke out in 2017, representatives of the government in Yaounde and nine leaders of the separatist movement for independence sat around the same table […] The post Cameroon talks: To what end? appeared first on Daily News.
At least one soldier and 17 suspected armed separatist fighters were killed at the weekend following clashes in the Bui division in the restive North West Region of Cameroon. The clashes were a result of a one-week incursion of soldiers the Bui and Ngoketunjia divisions in the North West Region, sources said. The mission dubbed […] The post Anglophone crisis: At least one soldier and 17 armed separatist killed in the Bui division appeared first on Daily News.
The government of Cameroon has dismissed claims it had engaged in negotiations with the country’s jailed separatist leaders over a ceasefire in the troubled English-speaking regions. On Thursday, July 2, detained separatist leader Julius Ayuk Tabe revealed on he and some members of his ‘cabinet’ had met with a delegation from the government of Cameroon […] The post Gov’t denies ceasefire talks with detained Ambazonia leaders appeared first on Daily News.
Representatives of Cameroon´s government have held talks with the main leaders of an Anglophone separatist group for the first time since the conflict began in 2017, a separatist leader and two security sources said on Friday. Julius Ayuk Tabe, the most prominent separatist leader who is currently serving a life sentence in prison for charges […] The post Cameroon holds first peace talks with main separatist group appeared first on Daily News.
Ever since news broke out that a meeting had taken place between the Yaoundé government and Ambazonian leaders, some members of the Southern Cameroonian community have been questioning why people who are in chains should be the ones to negotiate for those who are free. This situation is not without a precedent. Mandela did it […] The post Anglophone crisis: “why people who are in chains should be the ones to negotiate for those who are free” appeared first on Daily News.
Yesterday was equally very long for Paul Tasong’s PPRD Committee as they met the various elite to voice out reconstruction concerns in the South West Region. Day Two of field consultations to reconstruct and develop the South West Region in the current violence pitched the National Committee and three of the six administrative Divisions of […] The post NW/SW Reconstruction, Development – Fako, Kupe Muanenguba, Lebialem Consulted appeared first on Daily News.
The head of the commission for the reconstruction of the North West and South West regions, Paul Tasong says there is nobody hiding in the bush in Cameroon’s Anglophone regions. According to Paul Tasong, everyone living in the restive regions are still in their homes including Ambazonians, fighting for an independent state of the Central …
Gunshots were heard in parts of Buea, South West Region early on Thursday morning as the Coordinator of the Presidential Plan for the Reconstruction of the Anglophone regions enterred the fourt day of his mission. Reports say gunshots were heard around Bwintingi, a village found behind the Molyko Omnisports stadium,forcing residents to flee from to […] The post Cameroon: Gunshots rock Buea as Paul Tasong continues reconstruction mission appeared first on Daily News.
The detained leadders of the Ambazonia separatist movement on Thursday night held a secret meeting with some members of government over a possible ceasefire in the Anglophone regions. A spokesperson for the separatist leaders confirmed the leader Julius Ayuk Tabe and nine others were taken out of their Kondengui cells to meet ‘some members of […] The post Cameroon: Detained Ambazonia leaders hold secret talks with Yaounde regime over ceasefire appeared first on Daily News.
Cameroon´s displaced Anglophones, who fled from the separatist war in western regions to the capital, are accusing authorities of harassment. Last week, the government declared a security alert following two explosions in Yaounde and began raids on houses in English-speaking majority neighborhoods. Many English-speaking Cameroonians in the capital say they have stories of ordeals with […] The post Cameroon English-Speakers Claim Harassment After Government Declares Security Alert appeared first on Daily News.
Cameroon government army soldiers are reportedly frustrated over treatment of Israeli-supervised Special Forces defending Paul Biya’s twilight years according to Africa Intelligence. The dissatisfaction is growing in the Cameroonian army as it finds itself in the front line of the fight against a multitude of Ambazonia Restoration Forces in Southern Cameroons while the Special Forces […] The post Anglophone crisis: Army frustrated over treatment of Israeli-supervised special forces defending President Biya appeared first on Daily News.
Just over four months ago, security forces and armed ethnic Fulani men massacred 21 civilians, including 13 children, in Ngarbuh, a remote village in the North-West region of Cameroon. Most of the bodies were found completely burned. The killings were the most blatant example of abuse by security forces in the country’s Anglophone regions, but […] The post Cameroun gov’t army soldiers and armed ethnic Fulani massacre at Ngarbuh: A Chance for Accountability appeared first on Daily News.
Since 2017, Cameroon´s mainly English-speaking Northwest and Southwest regions have been rocked by violence after separatists declared the independence of Ambazonia. DW examines the untold suffering caused by the unrest. Cameroon´s Anglophone region remains in the grip of a seemingly never-ending crisis, even in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. International observers are increasing their […] The post Cameroon´s escalating Anglophone crisis shows little sign of abating appeared first on Daily News.
Human rights and civil society groupings have condemned Chris Anu, Secretary for Communication and IT of the Ambazonia Interim Government after he ordered armed separatist fighters to attack members of the South West North West Women’s Task Force, SNWOT. Chris Anu dished out the orders Tuesday in reaction to a SNWOT communiqué made public on […] The post Anglophone Crisis: Outrage as Chris Anu orders separatists to kidnap, kill Women’s Task Force members appeared first on Daily News.
National Coordinator of the Presidential Plan, Paul Tasong, was in Bamenda yesterday June 22, 2020 and will consult the population from all the Divisions of the Region. The Minister Delegate at the Ministry of the Economy, Planning and Regional Development, Paul Tasong, who is also the National Coordinator of the Presidential Plan for the reconstruction […] The post Cameroon: Reconstruction of NW/SW Field – Consultations Begin in Bamenda appeared first on Daily News.
African Arguments | Our investigation found Israeli citizens have been training Cameroon’s most notorious military unit for years, making them huge sums in the process. In November 2018, Eran Moas basked under the Caribbean sun by an infinity pool stretching towards the horizon. The Israeli citizen was taking a much-needed break by holidaying in the Bahamas with […] The post Making a killing: Israeli mercenaries in Cameroon appeared first on Daily News.
A French Cameroun social media guru has released images of one of the properties linked to Cameroon’s Defense Minister, Joseph Beti Assomo, who is facing corruption allegations over his handling of the Southern Cameroons crisis. Cameroon Concord News Group gathered that the house in Minister Beti Assomo’s village is one of the many penthouses and […] The post Anglophone Crisis: Defense Minister Beti Assomo makes a fortune appeared first on Daily News.
Armed rebel, “general” Obi Wilfred Obi who led the Manyu Ghost Warriors was reportedly killed Friday, June 19. According to open sources, the one who led his peers to fight for a breakaway state called Ambazonia was crushed by soldiers in Mkpot village, a precinct in Eyumojock Subdivision. “General Obi Wilfred Obi of Mkpot Village, […] The post Anglophone Crisis: Soldiers ‘Crush’ Notorious Separatist ‘General’ Obi in Manyu appeared first on Daily News.
The Francophone regime in Yaoundé says at least three armed Southern Cameroons fighters were killed and two others arrested Monday morning during a military operation in Muyuka in the Southern zone of West Cameroon. A spokesperson for the Cameroon government army stated that the Amba Boys were obstructing public transport when government forces on patrol […] The post Anglophone crisis: 3 Restoration Forces killed in Muyuka appeared first on Daily News.