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Liverpool seek FIFA clearance over Joel Matip's eligibility to play; governing body asks club to decide

Liverpool seek FIFA clearance over Joel Matip's eligibility to play; governing body asks club to decide

Liverpool withdrew Matip from their squad for Sunday`s Premier League match at Manchester United, saying they wanted to seek clarity from soccer`s governing body over his eligibility.

Cameroon rail accident toll rises to at least 60

Cameroon rail accident toll rises to at least 60

At least 60 were killed when a packed passenger train derailed between Cameroon`s two main cities, a hospital source in the capital Yaounde said Saturday, giving a new toll the day after the accident.

14 soldiers killed in anti-Boko Haram operations: Niger

Niger`s Army said Friday that 14 of its soldiers and scores of Boko Haram fighters had been killed during a multi-month sweep operation in the nation`s southeast.

`Silent crisis` in Boko Haram-hit Cameroon: UN

Nigeria-based Boko Haram fighters have in recent months carried out fewer spectacular attacks and suicide bombings in neighbouring Cameroon.

Niger vows to avenge deadly raid by Boko Haram

Twenty six Nigerian and two soldiers were killed in the attack by hundreds of Boko Haram assailants on a military post in Bosso.

What doctors found inside this lady's appendix was weird!

The woman whose name has not been revealed came to the hospital complaining of pain and tenderness on the right side of her pelvis, making her unable to eat and suffer from fever.

Alarming rise in child suicide bombers used by Boko Haram: UN

Alarming rise in child suicide bombers used by Boko Haram: UN

Experts said Boko Haram is now trying to spread terror by using children for attacks in crowded markets, mosques and even camps for people fleeing Boko Haram violence.

Four suicide bombers target market, school in Cameroon, kill 22

Four suicide bombers target market, school in Cameroon, kill 22

The attackers at the market disguised themselves as food vendors, said Far North Governor Midjiyawa Bakari.

Nigerian troops rescue 195 hostages from Boko Haram: Army

Nigerian troops have rescued 195 Boko Haram hostages and killed a number of "terrorists" in raids on villages across the restive northeast, the army said Thursday.

Suspected Boko Haram fighters launch strikes across Africa

Suspected Boko Haram fighters launch strikes across Africa

Suspected Boko Haram militants launched four attacks in Niger, Chad and Cameroon, killing seven people.

Cameroon troops chase insurgents, kill 70: Nigerians

 Cameroonian troops have killed at least 70 residents while chasing Islamic insurgents in the Gwoza area of Borno state in northeastern Nigeria, fleeing villagers said

Suspected Boko Haram suicide attack kills at least 7 in Cameroon

Suspected Boko Haram suicide attack kills at least 7 in Cameroon

Cameroon, Chad and Niger have formed a military alliance with Nigeria and Benin to battle the extremists, who this year declared allegiance to the Islamic State.

Nigeria police make arrests over Boko Haram `sleeper cells` in Abuja area

 Nigeria`s secret police on Saturday said they had arrested a dozen suspects linked to the discovery of "sleeper cells" operated by Boko Haram Islamists in and around the capital Abuja.

Triple suicide attack `kills 27 on Lake Chad island`

A triple suicide bombing on an island in Lake Chad on Saturday killed at least 27 people and left more than 80 wounded, a Chadian security source said, in another apparent strike by Boko Haram Islamists despite a regional offensive to stop the insurgency.

'Cameroon kills 100 Boko Haram fighters, frees 900 hostages'

Cameroon troops killed around 100 Boko Haram Islamist fighters from Nigeria, freed almost 900 hostages and seized Islamic State (IS) flags last week, the defence ministry said on Wednesday.

5 killed by female suicide bombers in north Cameroon: Governor

Five people have been killed in a double suicide attack by two women in the restive far north of Cameroon, the governor of the region said.

17 killed in suicide bomb blast in Cameroon

At least 17 people were killed and many others injured in a suicide bomb blast in Cameroon`s Far North region on Saturday, a military source said.

Suicide attacks in Nigeria, Cameroon kill 12 plus 5 bombers

Officials say five girl suicide bombers have killed at least 12 people in Nigeria and Cameroon in weekend attacks. The bombers also died.

Suicide bomb kills 9 in north Cameroon town: Official

A local official in northern Cameroon says at least nine people were killed and dozens injured when suspected Boko Haram militants carried out a suicide attack on a town bordering Nigeria.

Women suicide bombers kill 3 in Cameroon mosque attack

Three people died in a fresh attack on a mosque by two women suicide bombers today in northern Cameroon, a region repeatedly targeted by Boko Haram Islamists, residents and security sources said.