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July 29, 2016
UN suspends aid to dangerous areas of northeast Nigeria
The United Nations is suspending aid to dangerous areas of Nigeria's northeastern Borno state, where it says a half million ...
July 28, 2016
Military: Boko Haram ambushes humanitarian convoy, wounds 5
Boko Haram Islamic extremists ambushed a humanitarian convoy escorted by troops in northeast Nigeria on Thursday, wounding ...
July 23, 2016
Elderly women risk lives crushing rock for money in Cameroon
In a northern Cameroon town menaced by food insecurity and suicide bombers, women as old as 85 are spending long, grueling ...
July 12, 2016
Rights group decries 'forced anal exams' used in 8 countries
Human Rights Watch is urging an end to "forced anal examinations" with a report documenting them in eight countries, mostly ...
June 30, 2016
At least 15 killed in suicide bomb attacks in north Cameroon
Two suicide bombings carried out by Islamic extremists in northern Cameroon have killed at least 15 people and wounded ...
June 23, 2016
Correction: Cameroon-Criminalizing Adultery story
In a story June 23 about Cameroon's adultery law, The Associated Press reported erroneously that until now, adultery in ...
June 12, 2016
UN, Nigeria agree to Cameroon's return of 80,000 refugees
Nigeria says it has agreed to Cameroon's voluntary return of 80,000 Nigerian refugees who have fled the Boko Haram Islamic ...
May 25, 2016
Cameroon teen escapes Boko Haram after raid
A 16-year-old girl was kidnapped with her 1-month-old baby by Boko Haram from her home in northern Cameroon 18 months ago, ...
May 14, 2016
5 Boko Haram leaders arrested; dozens of captives freed
The multinational forces fighting the Islamic extremists of Boko Haram have arrested five of the group's leaders and freed ...
May 07, 2016
Prosecutors begin probe into footballer death in Romania
Prosecutors are investigating the sudden death of Dinamo Bucharest and Cameroon midfielder Patrick Ekeng after he collapsed ...
April 23, 2016
Returning home is a mixed blessing for victims of Boko Haram
"Bring Back Our Girls," say the placards in the park and the tweets read around the world. But for thousands of girls and ...
April 18, 2016
UN ambassador's motorcade hits, kills boy
U.N. Ambassador Samantha Power's trip to Cameroon's front lines in the war against Boko Haram started horrifically Monday as ...
April 12, 2016
Child bombers used by Boko Haram increases 10-fold: UNICEF
The number of child bombers used by the Islamic extremists of Boko Haram has increased from four to 44 in a year with ...
April 11, 2016
Eto'o threatens Sampdoria with lawsuit over contract dispute
Four-time African player of the year Samuel Eto'o has threatened to sue his former club Sampdoria over a contract dispute.
April 07, 2016
Togo replaces coach Saintfiet with veteran Le Roy
Togo has replaced head coach Tom Saintfiet with Claude Le Roy as it struggles to qualify for next year's African Cup of ...
April 05, 2016
Cameroon: Joint forces arrest 300 Boko Haram fighters
Cameroon says multinational forces fighting Boko Haram have arrested over 300 Islamic extremists and freed at least 2,000 ...
March 31, 2016
Cameroon seeks to drive out Boko Haram 'once and for all'
Cameroon's military has launched a new operation to rid the country of Boko Haram militants "once and for all" and soldiers ...
March 29, 2016
Nigerian official: Surrendered bomber not a "Chibok girl"
A Nigerian official says a girl suicide bomber who surrendered in Cameroon is not one of the 276 schoolgirls abducted by Boko ...
March 26, 2016
Teen in north Cameroon says she is a missing Chibok girl
A teenager who surrendered before carrying out a suicide bombing attack in northern Cameroon has told authorities she was one ...
March 14, 2016
The Latest: French deaths in Ivory Coast attack rises to 4
The Latest on Ivory Coast beach attack. (all times local): 18:10 The French president's office has announced that the toll ...