Bamenda

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Cameroon’s anglophone uprising is the most organised and potent threat to the recently re-elected president’s cast-iron grip on power. Photograph:  Marco longari / AFP

The road to Buea, in Cameroon’s anglophone southwest region, is lined with abandoned banana and rubber plantations. Traffic is flowing, cars and yello(...)

Some of the children kidnapped in Bamenda  by armed men after having been freed. Photograph: Josiane Kouagheu

Kidnappers freed scores of schoolchildren and a driver in west Cameroon early on Wednesday, but kept hold of a principal and one teacher, officials sa(...)

Cameroon’s President Paul Biya during voting for last month’s election. During his inauguration speech he appealed to separatists to lay down their arms. Photograph: Alexis Huguet/AFP/Getty Images

Cameroon’s president on Tuesday warned Anglophone separatists to lay down their arms or face the full force of the law, a day after dozens of schoolch(...)

File image of a crowded street in Cameroon. Armed assailants have kidnapped about 80 children from a school in western Cameroon. File photograph: Getty Images

Armed assailants kidnapped about 80 children from a school in western Cameroon before dawn on Monday, sources said. No one immediately claimed respon(...)