Nigerian authorities have said 82 Chibok schoolgirls have been released into military custody in the north of the country.
The conviction has been described as an "outrage"
Internet users in Cameroon have once again taken to the streets urging their government to restore internet connectivity in English-speaking regions
English-speaking Cameroon remains in upheaval as regional leaders are set to go on trial on Thursday accused of calling for secession.
It's been exactly 50 days since Cameroonian authorities imposed an internet blackout on Anglophone regions in the majority French-speaking nation
In a country where hunting wildlife for food is a centuries-old practice, the association with Ebola challenges habits.
Owners of businesses that rely on the internet say they are struggling and some have even closed shop.
Anglophones say French is being imposed in schools and court rooms in English-speaking regions.
It needs to counter religious radicalism and rebuild public services and economic activities
Social media is increasingly becoming a rallying point for those who want a change at the helm of the state.
Cameroonian citizens are furious that president Paul Biya, who has been out of the country since the summer, has not returned home.
Food is scarce, and drugs and violence all too common in the sprawling centres organised by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.
The illegal trade in rough diamonds through border towns in eastern Cameroon has helped fuel the bloody conflict in the Central African Republic.
Last September Yaounde obtained a $4.2 billion loan to lay fibre cables with connections to Nigeria, Chad, Central African Republic and DRC
No soldiers died and 46 hostages were freed, including 18 women and 28 children, according to the statement
To be a child and to lose it all: tales from northern Cameroon where Boko Haram is a nightmarish reality
The use of children, especially girls, by Boko Haram as “suicide” bombers has increased sharply in Nigeria and Cameroon in recent months
He is creating a new band of followers; a 2,500-strong team of youths to collect and sort plastic waste
Described by his university as the 'best we have', Marius Youbi has however been deported, despite a national petition in his support.
Battling wave of suicide bombers, West African leaders seek ban on full-face veil to prevent attacks
Jihadists have resorted to using young women and girls as suicide bombers by hiding explosives in their loose-fitting clothes