Category Archives: Education

Students to Return to Class After Cameroon University Bombing

YAOUNDÉ, CAMEROON — On Thursday, fewer than 2,000 of the 14,000 students enrolled at the University of Buea showed up for class, a day after about a dozen students were injured when police say someone set off an explosive device at the school in wester…

Students to Return to Class After Cameroon University Bombing

YAOUNDÉ, CAMEROON — On Thursday, fewer than 2,000 of the 14,000 students enrolled at the University of Buea showed up for class, a day after about a dozen students were injured when police say someone set off an explosive device at the school in wester…

Bomb Wounds 11 University Students in Cameroon

A homemade bomb thrown through the roof of a university lecture hall wounded 11 students on Wednesday, the vice chancellor said, in an English-speaking region of Cameroon in the grip of a bloody separatist conflict.University of Buea vice-chancellor Ho…

State Department Recap: November 4-10, 2021

Here’s a look at what U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and other top diplomats have been doing this week.EthiopiaU.S. Special Envoy for the Horn of Africa Jeffrey Feltman returned to Addis Ababa this week after meetings in Kenya to press all part…

NATO Studying ‘Options’ to Bolster Africa Anti-Jihadi Force, UN Says

NATO is studying options to bolster support for the multinational G5 Sahel Joint Force in the troubled three-borders region of Mali, Niger and Burkina Faso, where a surge in jihadis violence has cost thousands of lives, U.N. Secretary-General Antonio G…

UNICEF: 1 Million Children in Nigeria Could Miss School

The U.N. Children’s Fund in Nigeria said at least 1 million Nigerian children could miss school this year because of insecurity, as schools in the north of the country have been targeted by armed groups in a series of mass kidnappings for ransom.UNICEF…