Latest Cameroon News

3 dead, 13 missing in Caribbean sinking; 14 Africans saved

Mar. 28, 2023 17:49 PM EDT

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — At least 14 people from the African nation of Cameroon were rescued from waters in the eastern Caribbean early Tuesday after their boat capsized, but three people were dead and 13 others missing, authorities in St. Kitts said. The group had departed...

Equatorial Guinea confirms 8 new cases of Marburg virus

Mar. 23, 2023 06:19 AM EDT

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Equatorial Guinea has confirmed another eight cases of the “highly virulent” Marburg virus, a deadly hemorrhagic fever with no authorized vaccine or treatment. The World Health Organization on Thursday said that brings the country’s total number of cases...

Gunmen kill 9 Chinese at mine in Central African Republic

Mar. 19, 2023 15:41 PM EDT

BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) — Gunmen stormed a Chinese-operated gold mining site that had recently been launched in Central African Republic, killing nine Chinese nationals and wounding two others Sunday, authorities said. However, the rebel coalition initially blamed by...

19 people injured in blast at Cameroon sports event

Feb. 25, 2023 12:55 PM EST

YAOUNDE, Cameroon (AP) — At least 19 people were injured in an explosion Saturday at a sports event in southwest Cameroon, authorities said. Nine athletes competing in the Mount Cameroon Race of Hope in Buea town were injured, as well as 10 civilians, including a baby, said...

Cameroonian fishery products banned in EU, commission says

Jan. 05, 2023 16:53 PM EST

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — The European Commission on Thursday banned imports of seafood caught in Cameroon’s waters, or caught by ships flagged there, and it labeled the West African country as “non-cooperating” in the fight against illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing. ...