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Cameroon becomes target of Boko Haram

SHAFAQNA - Suspected Boko Haram militants killed at least 10 villagers in northern Cameroon on Sunday night in what army and local officials said was revenge for attacks by Cameroon’s army. Cameroon’s semi-arid Far North region has been…

Cameroon expelled 2,600 Nigerians fleeing Boko Haram: UN

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SHAAFQNA - More than 2,600 Nigerians who fled into northern Cameroon to escape Boko Haram Takfiri militants have been forced to go home since the start of the year, the UN said Tuesday. Thousands of Nigerians have been displaced by the Boko…

Boko Haram blocks aid to refugees in Cameroon, UN says

SHAFAQNA - The United Nations warned Friday that the threat from Boko Haram terrorists was complicating efforts to help tens of thousands of Nigerian refugees living in dire conditions in northern Cameroon. The UN refugee agency said one…

Boko Haram suicide bomber kills 11 at mosque in Cameroon

SHAFAQNA - A suicide bomber belonging to Nigerian terrorist group Boko Haram killed at least 11 people when he blew himself up close to a mosque in Cameroon near the Nigerian border, military sources and local officials said on Thursday. The…

Muslims and Christians unite against Wahhabism in Cameroon

SHAFAQNA - Cameroon Christians have started guarding mosques during prayer sessions and Muslims are also guarding churches after five attacks on mosques by suspected Boko Haram fighters. Boko Haram, a Wahhabi-radical group which has been…

Tensions rise in Cameroon as armed militants step up violence

SHAFAQNA - Officials confirmed on Wednesday that at least 10 people have been killed by a suicide bomber at a mosque in northern Cameroon. Nigerian militant group Boko Haram have recently stepped up terror attacks in neighburing Cameroon,…