Christian missionaries and Bible translators in Cameroon say they’re continuing to spread God’s Word to the people even as violence mounts and fears of a genocide continue to grow in the troubled African country.
The full moon was the only light as a terrified 9-year-old boy from Central African Republic climbed into a rubber dinghy held together with duct tape, risking death in the dark waters off Libya along with his parents and 57 other trafficked migrants.
The Boko Haram terror group forced at least 135 children to carry out suicide bombings in northern Nigeria and Cameroon in 2017, almost five times the number in 2016, according to a report by the United Nations Children’s Fund.
At least three people were killed and others were injured when a packed passenger train traveling between Cameroon’s capital, Yaounde, and the port city of Douala derailed and overturned on Friday, witnesses said.
Cameroon is sending more troops to reinforce security at the border village of Mabass after Boko Haram militants kidnapped another 11 people. Scores more have been taken or killed in the last three weeks.