Cameroon forces capture regional Boko Haram chief, free 900 captives

Dec 3, 2015

Cameroon forces capture regional Boko Haram chief, free 900 captives

Cameroon's army captured a regional Boko Haram chief and freed 900 hostages during a three-day operation near the country's border with Nigeria, the government said. Aladji Gana, a local chief for the Islamist militant group, was seized by the West African nation's forces. About 100 ...

Attackers from Nigeria kill nine, kidnap scores from Cameroonian villages

Aug 5, 2015

Attackers from Nigeria kill nine, kidnap scores from Cameroonian villages

Suspected Boko Haram fighters have killed at least nine people and kidnapped dozens, including children and teenagers, from Cameroonian villages on the border with Nigeria, a local leader said Tuesday. Heavily armed attackers came from Nigeria into the villages of Tchakarmari and Kangaleri early in ...

Japan tops Cameroon, advances

/ Jun 13, 2015

Japan tops Cameroon, advances

Aya Sameshima and Yuika Sugasawa were on target and defending champion Nadeshiko Japan withstood intense late pressure to secure a place in the second round at the Women's World Cup on Friday with a 2-1 win over Cameroon in their second Group C match ...

Boko Haram using civilians as human shields, Nigerian official says

Mar 26, 2015

Boko Haram using civilians as human shields, Nigerian official says

Boko Haram is using an unknown number of civilians as human shields as its fighters flee an offensive by multinational forces, a top Nigerian official said Wednesday. Mike Omeri, director general of the National Orientation Agency, would not say how many people are being used. "Some ...