Sunday, 5th February 2023
<To guardian.ng
Search

Distress and grief after police officer kills schoolgirl in Cameroon

Authorities in western Cameroon appealed for calm after a policeman killed a schoolgirl in the troubled region and was lynched by an angry mob.

Related

25 Jul 2022
Macron is in a unique position to urge his opposite number, Paul Biya, to embrace inclusive peace talks to end the nearly six-year conflict devastating Cameroon's Anglophone regions, writes Rebecca Tinsley.
30 Jul 2022
French President Emmanuel Macron began a three-country African tour Tuesday. He promised more defense cooperation and an honest look at the past.
31 Jul 2022
Did you know that in Anglophone Cameroon, schoolkids don't wear uniforms? It's to avoid being identified by attackers. Also, they don't attend school on Mondays. Our teen reporter, 16-year-old Lum Precious, speaks with her peers in the first episode of GirlZOffMute from Cameroon. They appeal to President Paul Biya to act immediately so that kids no longer fear being attacked on their way to school
5 Aug 2022
In Africa, greenhouse farm is becoming an alternative to fight food insecurity and high food prices caused by the Ukranian war. Specially in Cameroon, this agricultural technique, in which crops are cultivated under enclosed environment, can now help many families to afford food prices.
14 Aug
In Africa, greenhouse farming is proving a way of fighting food insecurity and high food prices caused by the Ukrainian war. In Cameroon, this agricultural technique — cultivating crops in an enclosed environment — is helping many families afford food.
13 Aug
After Polish anglers removed tons of dead fish from the Oder River bordering Germany, the die-off has been labeled an "ecological disaster." But what's to blame?
15 Aug
Northern Afghan provinces have been hit by heavy rains, damaging homes and thousands of acres of land. More rains are expected across Afghanistan in the coming days.
19 Aug
A nearly 30 percent spike in deaths by overdose in the US coincides with the COVID-19 pandemic. Keith Humphrey of Stanford University tells Brent Goff that the problem is rooted in years of over-prescription of opioid drugs
12 Sep
Grief comes in many shapes and forms — especially when experienced collectively. People joining the crowds outside Buckingham Palace have a broad spectrum of views on Queen Elizabeth II and her legacy.
14 Sep
A chief in the Swat valley who fought against Taliban militants has been killed by a roadside bomb. Recent attacks have marked a return to the the decades of violence that has left 80,000 dead.
6 Nov
The heavy losses incurred by al-Shabab come after multiple car bombings were recently claimed by the group in Mogadishu.
11 Nov
Former Prime Minister Imran Khan told DW he believes the Pakistani government hatched a plan to kill him, although he offered no evidence. He separately urged supporters to continue to protest for early elections.