Cameroon: Doubts on French Hostage Release

There have been conflicting reports about the status of the French family taken hostage on the Nigeria-Cameroon border.
Photo: Vanguard

Nigerian Gunmen (file photo)

  • Cameroon:  France Tells Citizens to Leave North Cameroon

    Radio France Internationale, 20 February 2013

    France has urged its citizens to leave northern Cameroon after Tuesday's kidnapping of a family of seven. Foreign Affairs Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian blamed Nigerian armed Islamist ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Suspected Nigerian Gunmen Kidnap Seven French Tourists in Cameroun

    Premium Times, 19 February 2013

    Seven French tourists have been abducted by gunmen in Cameroun, French President Francois Hollande, has confirmed. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Boko Haram Kidnaps French Children in Cameroun

    This Day, 20 February 2013

    France and her nationals have suddenly become number one enemies of the Islamic insurgents called Boko Haram and its allied militia group, Ansaru. Tuesday, the Islamic sect struck ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Hollande Suspects Boko Haram Kidnapped French Tourists

    Vanguard, 19 February 2013

    President Francois Hollande confirmed that seven French tourists from one family, including four children, were kidnapped Tuesday in northern Cameroon and said he suspected a ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  French Family Kidnapped Near Border

    Radio France Internationale, 19 February 2013

    Seven French tourists, four of them children, have been kidnapped in northern Mali, French President François Hollande confirmed on Tuesday afternoon. Armed men took their ... read more »