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Edward McAllister

African migrants turn to deadly ocean route as options narrow

03 Dec 2018

DAKAR Assane Diallo is making final preparations for a journey he knows could cost him his life: one thousand miles across open ocean from Senegal to the Canary Islands in a 50-foot wooden boat held together with rusty nails. | Video

Facebook's Cameroon problem - stop online hate stoking conflict

06 Nov 2018

YAOUNDE A video link posted on Facebook on June 20 showed a man cooking human body parts in a pot over a wood fire.

INSIGHT-Facebook's Cameroon problem: stop online hate stoking conflict

05 Nov 2018

YAOUNDE, Nov 5 A video link posted on Facebook on June 20 showed a man cooking human body parts in a pot over a wood fire.

Cameroon candidate Kamto declares victory, ruling party denies

09 Oct 2018

YAOUNDE Cameroon opposition candidate Maurice Kamto declared victory in Sunday's presidential election, but incumbent President Paul Biya's party dismissed his claim as fantasy and accused him of breaking the law by making it.

CORRECTED-UPDATE 2-Cameroon candidate Kamto declares victory, ruling party denies

08 Oct 2018

YAOUNDE, Oct 8 Cameroon opposition candidate Maurice Kamto declared victory in Sunday's presidential election, but incumbent President Paul Biya's party dismissed his claim as fantasy and accused him of breaking the law by making it.

UPDATE 4-Polls close in Cameroon after vote marked by separatist unrest

08 Oct 2018

* Biya, 85, expected to secure a 7th term in office (Updates with closing of polls, quote)

Cameroon goes to the polls as Biya seeks to extend 36-year rule

07 Oct 2018

YAOUNDE, Oct 7 Cameroonians head to the polls on Sunday in an election widely expected to extend the 36-year rule of President Paul Biya and confirm his place as one of Africa's last multi-decade leaders.

Cameroon insurgency drains life from once vibrant towns

05 Oct 2018

EKONA, Cameroon A unit of Cameroon's special forces edged up the winding main road of what used to be a functioning village, past the rusted shell of a burnt-out lorry loaded with smashed beer bottles, past an abandoned church and a shuttered bar. | Video

As Cameroon votes, thousands are silenced by violence

04 Oct 2018

YAOUNDE It was the nine corpses left by the roadside after a gunfight that made Honrne Waba flee her village in Northwest Cameroon in May and hide in the bush.

'Superfood' craze makes big business of Africa's baobab

01 Aug 2018

Mangoule, SENEGAL, Taerou Dieuhiou has been shinning barefoot up baobab trees in Senegal's southern Casamance region to collect the oblong fruit since he was 15. | Video

World News

Taliban attack on Afghan security base kills over 100

A Taliban attack in central Afghanistan on Monday killed scores of security personnel, officials said, with some estimates putting the death toll at more than 100, amid government silence about one of the most deadly insurgent attacks in months.