Paul Biya

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French president Emmanuel Macron and former Élysée senior security officer Alexandre Benalla. Photograph: Ludovic Marin/AFP/Getty Images

Eight months after he was filmed beating up demonstrators while disguised as a policeman, Emmanuel Macron’s former bodyguard Alexandre Benalla has aga(...)

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(...)

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(...)

 Cameroonian president Paul Biya and his wife, Chantal Biya, listen to speeches in honour of his reign during a September election rally at the Maroua Stadium, in the Far North Region of Cameroon. Photograph: Alexis Huguet/AFP/Getty Images

President Paul Biya has been declared the winner of Cameroon’s disputed elections two weeks after a vote marred by violence, boycotts and unrest, exte(...)

Cameroon’s president,  Paul Biya, who has held on to power for 36 years. Photograph: Lintao Zhang  via Reuters

When the American ambassador took up his post in Cameroon late last year, he stepped into an increasingly troubled nation, locked in battle against Is(...)