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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.