Boko Haram kidnaps wife of Cameroon`s vice PM, kills at least three

Nigerian Boko Haram militants kidnapped the wife of Cameroon`s vice Prime Minister and killed at least three people on Sunday in a cross-border attack involving more than 200 assailants in the northern town of Kolofata, Cameroon officials said.

Boko Haram militants seize Cameroon vice PM`s wife

Boko Haram militants attacked Kolofata, a town in Cameroon`s Far North Region near Nigeria, on Sunday and seized several people including the wife of Cameroon`s Vice Prime Minister Amadou Ali, a military commander said.

Cameroon sends 14 Boko Haram members to prison: Report

A military court in Cameroon has handed down prison sentences of up to 20 years to 14 Boko Haram members, the country`s state broadcaster Crtv reported Friday.

Suspected Boko Haram Islamists kill 7 in northeast Nigeria

Suspected Boko Haram Islamists disguised in army uniforms killed seven people in an attack near the northeastern border with Cameroon, residents said on Monday.

Cameroon troops kill 8 suspected Boko Haram gunmen

Cameroonian security forces killed eight gunmen believed to be members of Boko Haram, the Islamist group sowing terror in neighbouring Nigeria, a paramilitary officer said today.

Boko Haram attack four villages in northeast Nigeria: Residents

A series of suspected Boko Haram attacks in four villages in Nigeria`s restive northeast killed several people, residents said Sunday, in the latest violence blamed on the Islamist insurgents.

Boko Haram kills 35 in attacks on Nigeria villages

Boko Haram gunmen killed 35 people in attacks on three villages in Nigeria`s restive northeast Borno state near the border with Cameroon, a military source and residents said on Thursday.

Cameroon says abducted Chinese likely in Nigeria

The 10 Chinese workers abducted by Boko Haram gunmen in Cameroon have most likely been taken back across the border to the Nigerian Islamist group`s strongholds, a police official said Sunday.

Suspected Boko Haram attack Chinese workers in Cameroon; 10 missing

Suspected Boko Haram rebels from Nigeria have attacked a Chinese work site in northern Cameroon, killing at least one Cameroonian soldier while 10 Chinese workers were missing and believed to have been abducted.

Boko Haram kill one Chinese, 10 missing in Cameroon: Police

A Chinese national was killed and 10 others were feared kidnapped after an overnight attack in northern Cameroon believed to have been carried out by Boko Haram militants from Nigeria, a police said on Saturday. 

Nigerians attacked by militants leaving country

Brutalised residents of a once-bustling north-east Nigerian border town repeatedly attacked by Islamic extremists say they are moving across the border to Cameroon because they cannot trust Nigeria`s government and military to protect them.

Boko Haram threatens to sell kidnapped girls

Nigeria`s Islamic extremist leader threatened in a videotaped statement seen on Monday to sell the more than 200 teenage schoolgirls abducted from a school in the remote northeast of the country three weeks ago.

Boko Haram blamed for deadly attack on Cameroon police

A police officer and a detainee were shot dead overnight in an attack in northern Cameroon blamed on Nigerian Islamist extremist group Boko Haram, a security source said Monday.

Seven dead in Boko Haram attack in Cameroon: Security source

Seven people were killed when Boko Haram militants launched an assault in northern Cameroon, a Cameroonian security source said.

French man returns home after 17-year Cameroon jail ordeal

A French man kept in solitary confinement in Cameroon for 17 years following a controversial embezzlement conviction arrived in Paris Friday, ready for a new lease on life after what he said was an unimaginable ordeal.

UN reports massive flow of CAR refugees into Cameroon

Nearly 20,000 people from the Central African Republic (CAR) have crossed into Cameroon so far this month to escape the ongoing violence in their homeland, the UN refugee agency said Friday.

Thousands flee fresh Nigeria clashes: UN

Thousands of people have fled across Nigeria`s borders with Cameroon and Niger amid renewed clashes between the Nigerian military and Boko Haram insurgents, the UN`s refugee agency said on Friday.

French priest kidnapped in Cameroon set free: French government

Georges Vandenbeusch, the French priest kidnapped in northern Cameroon last month, has been released, the office of President Francois Hollande said.

Boko Haram Islamists kill 19 in Nigeria`s northeast: Residents

Boko Haram gunmen dressed in military uniform killed 19 people near Nigerian border with Cameroon in restive northeast where Islamists have carried out deadly attacks, residents and a survivor said.

Ousted Central African leader drops bid to fly to S Africa: Adviser

Central African Republic`s toppled president Francois Bozize has abandoned his attempt to fly to South Africa from his home in exile in Cameroon, his adviser said on Friday.