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The World This Weekend
Iran’s saber-rattling falls flat, and Alabama’s anti-abortion law echos Romania’s past.
Pompeo Goes to Russia
Mike Pompeo meets his counterpart in Russia, violence flares as the military and protesters hash out a transitional government in Sudan, and the U.S.-China trade war rumbles on.
Cameroon’s Separatist Movement Is Going International
Armed groups are slipping into Nigeria and appealing to the Cameroonian diaspora to fuel their fight for a breakaway state.
Cameroon Used to Welcome Refugees. Now It Forcibly Expels Them.
Nigerians fleeing violence at home are being kicked out of northern Cameroon and being sent back to areas terrorized by Boko Haram.
10 Conflicts to Watch in 2019
As U.S. leadership fades, authoritarian leaders are competing to see how much they can get away with.
Cameroon’s Paul Biya Gives a Master Class in Fake Democracy
One of the world’s most experienced autocrats has clinched another seven-year term by bending the rules of the game in his direction in ways both old and new.
The United States Can Stop Cameroon’s Brutal Crackdown
Washington must not ignore atrocities against the country’s Anglophones. It should use existing U.S. laws to force an end to the violence.
Pentagon Investigating if U.S. Troops Knew of Torture at Cameroonian Base
Allegations of torture follow expansion of U.S. footprint in Africa, as Washington’s fight against terrorists forges new allies.
There Are No Successful Black Nations
And the indignity and helplessness of blacks in America won’t end until we have a first-world African nation to lift up our people.
Cameroonian Family To Be Reimbursed After Son Struck by State Department Convoy
More than two months after a convoy of vehicles carrying Samantha Power hit and killed a Cameroonian child, the family is being paid by Washington.
Headed to Meet Displaced People, Samantha Power’s Convoy Strikes and Kills Cameroonian Child
The American ambassador to the United Nations was traveling in a convoy that struck and killed a child in Cameroon on Monday.
It’s Not Just Paris: From Nigeria to Egypt, 10 of 2015’s Worst Terrorist Attacks
A look at some of 2015's deadliest terrorist attacks.
U.S. Sends Troops and Drones to Cameroon as Boko Haram Fight Intensifies
The United States' increase in military support to Cameroon comes as Boko Haram intensifies its suicide bombing campaign there.
Number of Children Displaced by Boko Haram Surpasses 1.4 Million
The number of children displaced by Boko Haram continues to grow despite pledges from government leaders they will stop the group.
U.S. to Boost Military Aid to Nigeria for Boko Haram Fight
Washington wants to help Nigeria’s new president battle one of Africa’s deadliest terrorist groups, but don’t expect a fleet of surveillance drones to be part of the mix.
Nigerian Officials: Military Expects to Win Back All Boko Haram Territory This Month
Nigerian officials visiting Washington Wednesday said the army expects to regain all territory currently under control of Boko Haram by the Nigerian presidential elections on March 28.
Boko Haram Turns Robin Hood’s Strategy on Its Head
Forget oil or gold. West Africa’s most dangerous terrorist group is funding its rampages by ignoring the rich and targeting the poor.
Live from Yaoundé: A Different Kind of ‘Je Ne Suis Pas Charlie’
Young Cameroonian rappers are questioning why African leaders were quick to respond to the Charlie Hebdo attacks and not to the atrocities taking place on their own continent.
Counting Nigeria’s Dead From 480 Miles Up
Human rights groups are using satellite imagery to force Nigeria to accept the true scope of Boko Haram’s latest atrocities.