Cameroon

February 6, 2017
February 6, 2017

Cameroon beat Egypt to win Cup of Nations

Vincent Aboubakar came off the bench to score a stunning winner with two minutes left as Cameroon fought back to beat Egypt 2-1 in a thrilling Africa Cup of Nations final on Sunday.

October 5, 2016
October 5, 2016

Song out of coma

Former Cameroon captain Rigobert Song, 40, has emerged from a coma following a stroke and will be airlifted to France for

May 7, 2016
May 7, 2016

Cameroon's Ekeng dies during football game

Cameroon international Patrick Ekeng has died after collapsing on the pitch playing a first division match on Friday with his Romanian side Dinamo Bucharest.

March 27, 2016
March 27, 2016

'Suicide bomber' claims to be missing Nigerian schoolgirl

Authorities in Cameroon and Nigeria are investigating a claim from a would-be suicide bomber that she was one of a group of schoolgirls abducted in 2014.

November 13, 2015
November 13, 2015

Modi meets Queen before Wembley rally

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets the Queen prior to speaking to thousands of supporters a mass rally on the second day of his UK visit.

November 3, 2015
November 3, 2015

Nigeria's Boko Haram reveals rocket-making factory

Islamist militant group Boko Haram releases photos apparently showing a rocket-making factory in north-eastern Nigeria.

June 8, 2015
June 8, 2015

Central Africa's diamonds come at high price in blood and sweat

Barefoot, with sweat pouring down their naked chests, 50 men slave in the depths of the Central African forest digging for diamonds in a sandy pit half the size of a football pitch.

April 29, 2015
April 29, 2015

Nigerian army rescues 300 women

The Nigerian military says it has rescued 200 girls and 93 women from an area where the Islamist militant group Boko Haram is active.

March 17, 2015
March 17, 2015

Nigeria 'takes town' from Boko Haram

Nigeria's military retakes north-eastern town of Bama from Islamist military group Boko Haram