Africa

Cameroonians between army and Boko Haram

As Boko Haram continues its campaign of suicide attacks in northern Cameroon, the army is enforcing a "free-fire zone" along the Nigerian border, claiming still more local lives.

Africa

Nigeria: anguish amid Boko Haram terror

As yet another Boko Haram attack left 30 dead at a vegetable market, Nigerian activists decried the disparity in online and media response with the Paris attacks.

Africa

US troops mobilized to Cameroon

The Pentagon has dispatched the first contingent of a 300-strong force to northern Cameroon, where they are to provide intelligence for the regional military alliance against Boko Haram.

Africa

Chad, Cameroon terror attacks target refugees

Coordinated suicide attacks left over 40 dead in villages in western Chad and northern Cameroon that host thousands of Nigerian refugees who have fled Boko Haram violence.

Africa

Boko Haram kills hundreds in Cameroon: report

A report by Amnesty International details atrocities committed by Boko Haram in northern Cameroon, resulting in the killing of at least 400 civilians over the past months.

Africa

More Boko Haram terror in Cameroon, Nigeria

Boko Haram, now calling itself Islamic State West Africa, carried out a wave of deadly suicide bombings as a multilateral military alliance prepares to take the field against the jihadists.