Gunmen kill several schoolchildren in Cameroon
Local witnesses said the ongoing separatist movement was responsible for the bloodshed, but that has yet to be officially confirmed. Authorities vowed they would "hunt and kill" the perpetrators.
Female entrepreneurs in Cameroon overcome multiple hurdles
Cameroon is still a deeply patriarchal society, with women largely expected to look after the home and children. But an increasing number of Cameroonian women are breaking out of the domestic sphere and forging successful careers in the world of business. Despite the obstacles in their way, they have succeeded in making Cameroon the third-placed country in Africa with the most female entrepreneurs, after Nigeria and South Africa. Our correspondents in Cameroon went to meet some of these pioneering women.
Nigeria to ban sale of alcohol in sachet and small bottles, JSS 3, 2 to resume Sept 21 in Lagos and more
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Cameroon sexual abuse: Karate Federation under scrutiny following sexual abuse allegations
In Cameroon, sexual abuse allegations have hit the Karate Federation. Our correspondents report on how many women are speaking out and seeking justice. But first, Zimbabwe has banned protests and deployed soldiers and police to clear the streets ahead of anti-government protests this Friday. There's been growing frustration about the leadership of President Emmerson Mnangagwa as well as allegations of growing repression. Finally, Kenya's 1500m world champion Timothy Cheruiyot is back on the racing track despite Covid-19 having put an abrupt halt to competitions.
Cameroon: Former Anglophone separatist fighters find refuge in reintegration camps
Even as Cameroon's Anglophone crisis continues, some of the separatists who once fought for independence for the country's English-speaking regions have put down their weapons in the hope of reintegrating into civilian life. The government's 2018 offer of amnesty for those agreed to stop fighting was not widely taken up, but those who did accept have been attending special DDR (disarmament, demobilisation and reintegration) camps. Our correspondents were able to follow the daily routine of some former fighters at one of these camps.
Special edition: African advancement and the consequences of colonialism
While the murder of George Floyd in the United States has revived anti-racism movements around the world, it has also stirred up the painful history of colonialism. In this special edition, FRANCE 24 takes a look at the history behind the tumultuous relationship between Europe and Africa. Reports from South Africa, Nigeria, Cameroon and DR Congo explore the complicated collective memory of former colonial powers and the nations they controlled.
Human traffickers go online to lure victims
Nigerians have been warned to steer clear of job offers across social media platforms that appear to be legitimate, as the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic has made human traffickers more desperate in their bid to lure would-be victims.
Cameroon's Unity Day celebrations canceled as COVID-19 masks internal tensions
Cameroon has canceled its annual Unity Day celebrations to curb the spread of the coronavirus. But opposition leaders and separatists say the country is far from unified anyway.