The governor of Cameroon's Far North Region on Thursday said threats posed by militant Islamist group Boko Haram were "very critical."
Samuel Eto'o can return to international action in September after the Cameroon Football Federation decided to reduce the four-time African player of the year's 15-match suspension to eight months.
Clashes between residents of the Deido neighborhood and security officials in Cameroon's economic capital of Douala entered a sixth day Thursday as police battled to prevent the violence from spreading citywide.
Four-time African footballer of the year Samuel Eto'o has been banned for 15 games for his part in a players' strike, the Cameroon Football Federation has reported.
Cameroon declared the incumbent leader winner of this month's presidential election, extending his nearly three decades in office by seven more years.
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The head of Cameroon's election commission denied opposition candidates' allegations of fraud in Sunday's ballot, saying the process was "more transparent" than in the past.
Opposition candidates Monday accused election officials of fraud and voting irregularities after Sunday's presidential election in Cameroon.
Both supporters and opponents of Cameroon President Paul Biya say they are concerned about his complacent attitude in the campaign leading to the October 9 election, with some saying he plans to win through election rigging and fraud.
Gunmen opposed to Cameroon's long-time leader traded fire with police for hours Thursday in the nation's largest city, Doula.
The chairman of Cameroon's main opposition party, John Fru Ndi, said Monday that the other opposition parties competing in October's presidential race are "maggots."
CNN's Nkepile Mabuse travels to Cameroon where the "Association of Aunties" is providing life-saving lessons about safe sex.
Cameroon's longtime president, Paul Biya, has officially declared his candidacy for the October 9 presidential polls despite calls for him to step down after nearly 30 years in power.
Public health officials say nearly 500 people have died of cholera in Cameroon this month, and 13,000 cases have been reported in the country this year.
CNN's Nkepile Mabuse travels through the rainforests of Cameroon, to look at the growing and illegal commercial trade of bushmeat.
In the dense rainforest of eastern Cameroon a team of rangers is on the hunt for poachers.
In Cameroon, one in four girls will undergo breast ironing, a painful practice advocates say is motivated by love.
Every morning before school, nine-year-old Terisia Techu would undergo a painful procedure. Her mother would take a burning hot pestle straight out of a fire and use it to press her breasts.
Cameroon's main opposition party would support young people if they stage protests against the government, the party's secretary general told CNN Wednesday in the latest indication of budding political unrest in the country.
With the qualifying series for both next year's European Championships and the African Cup of Nations roughly half-complete, a number of big names are in danger of missing out.
Opposition groups in Cameroon are planning "Egypt-like" protests Wednesday to call for the president's ouster after almost three decades in power.
Inter Milan and Cameroon striker Samuel Eto'o has made history after being named the African Footballer of the Year for the fourth time in his career.
A cholera outbreak has erupted this summer in Africa, killing more than 600 people in the neighboring countries of Nigeria and Cameroon.
Cholera has killed 297 people in the west African nation of Cameroon, health officials said Wednesday.
The Cameroon Football Federation has appointed veteran Spaniard Javier Clemente as the coach of the African country's national team.
Cholera has killed 200 people in the west African nation of Cameroon, the government said Thursday, and aid agencies feared the outbreak could spread to neighboring regions and nations.
More than 100 people have died of cholera in Cameroon, according to Joseph Beti Assomo, a regional governor.
Japan have comfortably beaten Denmark 3-1 at the Royal Bafokeng Stadium in Rustenburg to book their place in the last 16 of the World Cup.
There were no survivors with wreckage found Monday in remote African terrain of a missing aircraft carrying 11 people, an Australian mining company said.
Cameroon became the first team to be eliminated from the World Cup in South Africa after Saturday's 2-1 defeat by Denmark, which made the Netherlands the first team to reach the second round following an earlier 1-0 victory over Japan.
Australian mining magnate Ken Talbot is among nine passengers in a plane reported missing after it took off from Cameroon en route to the Republic of the Congo, his company said Sunday.
For many of Africa's elite footballers, this year's World Cup is not just about winning: It's a chance to show the world what Africa and its players have to offer.
The Netherlands made a winning start to their World Cup campaign as a moment of defensive madness cost Denmark dearly in Johannesburg, while Japan defeated a disappointing Cameroon 1-0 in Monday's other Group E match.
The 2007 crash of a Kenya Airways flight in Cameroon that killed all 114 people on board was caused by pilot error, a report released on Wednesday said.
South Korea beat fellow World Cup finalists Ivory Coast 2-0 in a friendly international at Loftus Road in London on Wednesday.
Two goals in five minutes at the start of extra-time helped defending champions Egypt book their place in the African Nations Cup semifinals with a battling 3-1 victory over Cameroon.
Zambia and Cameroon have reached the African Nations Cup quarterfinals as a dramatic final day in Group D saw Gabon -- who were top before kick-off -- miss out on qualification.
Mohammad Idrissou put Cameroon on course for a spot in the African Nations Cup quarterfinals with a late winner in a topsy-turvy 3-2 Group D victory over Zambia.
The African Nations Cup threw up another upset as Gabon shocked much-fanced Cameroon 1-0 in the opening Group D game in Lubango.
The final 32 for the 2010 World Cup finals has become clearer after the latest round of qualifying matches with three more nations claiming places in South Africa.
Egypt and Algeria will have to face each other again in a winner-takes-all World Cup playoff match after Emad Moteab scored a dramatic goal in the fifth minute of injury time to give the Pharaohs a 2-0 win in Cairo.
The final 32 for next summer's World Cup finals will become a bit clearer after this weekend's round of qualifying matches -- with four of the nine remaining places available for South Africa 2010 to be determined over the next 48 hours.
Didier Drogba came off the bench to rescue a point for Ivory Coast as they drew 1-1 with Malawi on Saturday to book their place at the 2010 World Cup in South Africa.
Samuel Eto'o and Jean Makoun both found the net to give Cameroon a 2-1 victory over Gabon to put the Indomitable Lions top of Africa's 2010 World Cup qualifying Group A.
International friendlies are not always the most testing of football matches but for one French coach the challenge of his first game in charge could set an important marker in a crucial year for his side.
French researchers have identified a new human immunodeficiency virus, the first derived from gorillas, a report said Monday.
Pope Benedict XVI holds an open air Mass at a soccer stadium in Yaounde, Cameroon.
Tens of thousands of people packed a soccer stadium in Cameroon Thursday, including President Paul Biya and his wife, for the first large-scale mass of Pope Benedict XVI's first visit to Africa.
Pirates attacked a French ship in the waters off Cameroon on Friday, taking 10 of the 15 crew members hostage, the French Foreign Ministry and the ship's owner said.
Egypt's 1-0 victory over Cameroon in Sunday's final of the African Nations Cup was loaded with personal milestones, with the north Africans' captain, Ahmed Hassan, becoming the first player to win the title three times and their coach, Hassan Shahata, becoming only the second coach to win back-to-back editions of the tournament.
The Africa Cup of Nations in Ghana has proved a stirring success. CNN's Christian Purefoy reports.
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The African Cup of Nations may have featured some of the biggest stars in world football but it was a player virtually unknown outside of Egypt who walked away with the tournament's top individual honor.
Mohamed Aboutraika's 77th minute goal enabled Egypt to retain the African Nations Cup with a 1-0 victory over Cameroon in the final in Accra on Sunday.
Egypt, the African Nations Cup holders, have surprised many by reaching the final again and see no reason why they should not go home with the trophy after Sunday's final against Cameroon in Accra.
Cameroon are just one step away from a record-equalling fifth African Nations Cup title after wrecking Ghana's party with a 1-0 semifinal win over the host nation.
The U.N. Security Council condemns rebel attacks on Chad's government. CNN's Richard Roth reports
Chad's president claimed his government was in control of the entire country Wednesday, speaking publicly for the first time since rebels tried to unseat him, The Associated Press reports.
Stephane M'Bia and Cameroon needed extra time to beat Tunisia 3-2 Monday and reach the semifinals at the African Cup of Nations.
Carrying blankets and bed sheets on their heads, thousands of refugees fleeing fighting in Chad's capital N'Djamena crossed a drought-stricken river to get to neighboring Cameroon Sunday, local officials and journalists said.
Samuel Eto'o became the leading all-time African Nations Cup scorer with 16 goals as Cameroon defeated Sudan 3-0 in Group C to finish runners-up and reach the quarterfinals.
Samuel Eto'o equaled the African Nations Cup all-time scoring record in Cameroon's 5-1 victory over Zambia in Kumasi, while defending champions Egypt defeated Sudan 3-0.
Reigning champions Egypt got their Africa Nations Cup campaign off to the perfect start with a 4-2 hammering of much-fancied Cameroon in Group C.
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No survivors are expected to be found in the wreckage of a Kenya Airways plane that crashed shortly after takeoff in Cameroon on Saturday with 114 people aboard, one of the country's top aviation officials said Monday.
The wreckage of the Kenya Airways plane that disappeared early Saturday morning has been found in Cameroon, a senior aviation official told CNN.
Crews in southern Cameroon prepared to resume their search Sunday for a missing Nairobi-bound Kenya Airways flight that disappeared the day before during heavy rain.
Atletico Madrid have been fined and threatened with the closure of their stadium by the Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) for their fans' behaviour during Saturday's Primera Liga match against Osasuna.
Cameroon striker Samuel Eto'o, sidelined since September with a knee injury, has pledged to return to the Barcelona side at the end of next week, and is still aiming to finish the season as the Primera Liga's top scorer.
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Cameroon have agreed a two-year contract with Arie Haan -- with the deal renewable if the Dutch coach proves his worth in the 2008 African Nations Cup.
Ruud van Nistelrooy struck midway through the first half to seal a 1-0 victory for the Netherlands over Cameroon in a World Cup warm-up match in Rotterdam on Saturday.
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Uruguay named Oscar Washington Tabarez as their new coach on Tuesday, bringing the 59-year-old back for a second stint in charge.
Cameroon goalkeeper Carlos Kameni will be disciplined by his club Espanyol after returning late from international duty at the African Nations Cup, the Primera Liga side have said.
Goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama made three saves in a penalty shootout to help Nigeria eliminate defending champions Tunisia in their African Nations Cup quarterfinal on Saturday.
Samuel Eto'o followed up his hat-trick against Angola with a spectacular striker as Cameroon beat Togo 2-0 on Wednesday to reach the African Nations Cup quarterfinals in Cairo.
Barcelona say that striker Samuel Eto'o will not hook up with the Cameroon squad for the African Nations Cup until after the La Liga game against Athletic Bilbao on January 15.
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Pierre Wome missed a stoppage time penalty, costing Cameroon a record sixth World Cup finals appearance and enabling Ivory Coast to go through on a day of shocks in the African qualifying matches.
Cameroon and Angola are one win away from qualifying for the World Cup finals for the first time after qualifying victories on Sunday.
Former Swiss and Portuguese national coach Artur Jorge has been named as the new manager of the Cameroon national side.
Cameroon's German coach Winifried Schaefer has paid the price for a string of poor results, culminating in a 3-0 friendly defeat to Germany in Leipzig on Wednesday.
Tottenham Hotspur have signed Cameroon utility player Thimothee Atouba from Swiss champions Basel.
FIFA has pardoned Cameroon and lifted the six-point sanction imposed on their World Cup qualifying campaign after they wore a one-piece kit in the African Nations Cup.
Cameroon have lost their appeal against FIFA's decision to dock the country six World Cup qualifying points as a punishment for wearing a one-piece kit.
In-form striker Dimitar Berbatov scored twice to help Bulgaria ease to a 3-0 victory over 10-man Cameroon.
World governing body FIFA have punished Cameroon for wearing bodysuits at the African Nations Cup earlier this year with a six-point penalty in qualifying for the 2006 World Cup.
Cameroon are hoping to continue using their one-piece kit at the African Nations Cup finals despite the threat of FIFA sanctions.
Holders Cameroon and Algeria sneaked into the Nations Cup quarterfinals at the expense of four-times winners Egypt, whose coach Mohsen Salah quit.
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Cameroon, winners of the last two African Nations Cups, were held to a surprise 1-1 draw by outsiders Algeria as they began the defence of their crown on Sunday.
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