Áilín Quinlan talks to Dr Joseph Oye about his work with Sightsavers, a charity that fights avoidable blindness in places such as Cameroon
Mon, 05 Jun, 2017
Cross-border attacks increasing as conflict spills across frontiers
Mon, 09 Feb, 2015
Nigeria’s electoral commission is to postpone presidential and legislative elections for six weeks to give a new multinational force time to secure north-eastern areas under the sway of Boko Haram, an official has said.
Sat, 07 Feb, 2015
Scores of people have been shot and burned to death after Boko Haram Islamic extremists on the run from a three-nation offensive took revenge on civilians in neighbouring Cameroon, authorities said.
Ten people are missing and one person has been injured after unidentified assailants attacked the camp of a Chinese company in Cameroon, according to reports.
Sat, 17 May, 2014
A French priest kidnapped in Cameroon in mid-November has been set free, authorities have said.
Tue, 31 Dec, 2013
More than 100 young men and women in Cameroon’s capital posted anti-gay signs on bars suspected of being gay-friendly during a rally organised amid mounting threats and acts of violence targeting the country’s sexual minorities.
Fri, 23 Aug, 2013
'Project Loon' attempts to get the entire planet online.
Sat, 15 Jun, 2013
IF you haven’t yet seen Joseph Ndo, you at least have to see his back heel.
Sat, 05 Nov, 2011
Cameroon have appointed former Spain boss Javier Clemente as their new coach.
Tue, 17 Aug, 2010
AN Irish citizen has been killed in a plane crash in central Africa.
Tue, 22 Jun, 2010
Search teams today found the wreckage of a small plane that disappeared over the weekend carrying 11 people including one Irish man, a spokesman for Cameroon’s government said.
Mon, 21 Jun, 2010
An Irishman was on board an aircraft carrying mining executives which crashed in Africa, and whose wreckage has just been found.
AT least 45 people died when a bus overturned in the West African nation of Cameroon during an overnight journey.
Tue, 01 Jun, 2010
At least 45 people died when a bus overturned in the West African nation of Cameroon during an overnight journey.
Mon, 31 May, 2010
Ivory Coast became the second African nation to qualify for the 2010 World Cup tonight after a second-half strike from Chelsea star Didier Drogba earned them the point they needed to secure their place in South Africa.
Sat, 10 Oct, 2009
Guinness today announced the line-up of artists for Dublin’s Arthur’s Day 250th anniversary celebrations on September 24.
Wed, 15 Jul, 2009
WHEN Pope Benedict XVI speaks on issues of sexual morality sections of the media go into a feeding frenzy, which is usually very disparaging.
Sat, 28 Mar, 2009
Thu, 26 Mar, 2009
Pope Benedict XVI will meet representatives of Cameroon’s Muslim minority today shortly before celebrating Mass for thousands of faithful from Africa’s expanding Catholic flock in the capital’s football stadium.
Thu, 19 Mar, 2009
The wreckage of an aircraft which crashed in southern Cameroon with 114 people - including five Britons – on board was found tonight.
Sun, 06 May, 2007
A truck carrying a load of sand slammed headfirst into a passenger bus today in Cameroon, killing at least 34 people, the government said.
Fri, 23 Jun, 2006
Mon, 05 Sep, 2005
Bolton’s Nigerian midfielder Jay-Jay Okocha has been pipped to the 2003 African Player of the Year award by Cameroon striker Samuel Eto’o.
Sat, 01 May, 2004
At least 70 people have been killed when two buses collided on the main road linking the Cameroon’s capital Yaounde to the port city of Douala, hospital staff said today.
Mon, 27 Jan, 2003
The UN is trying to confirm reports that the President of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Laurent Kabila, has been assassinated in an attempted coup.
Tue, 16 Jan, 2001
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