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The soldier who was killed by separatist fighters in Mbalangi, a locality in Mbonge Subdivision in the South West  Region of Cameroon. Cameroonian military are said to have killed one civilian and injured three others in a retaliatory attack. Credit: Denis Hurley Peace Institute

Catholic Charity Questions Competence of Cameroonian Military Killing Unarmed Civilians

The November 19 suspected deliberate killing of a civilian and the injuring of others by Cameroonian military at a village in the South West region of Cameroon raises questions about the professionalism of the men in uniform, Catholic charity and peace foundation, Denis Hurley Peace Institute (DHPI), has said.

Members of the Episcopal Conference of Burkina-Niger (CEBN). Credit: Fr. Paul Dah

Bishops in Burkina Faso Condemn Attack on Military, Call for “true, constructive dialogue”

Catholic Bishops in Burkina Faso have, in collective statement, condemned the recent attack on the Inata military police camp.

Military men in Cameron/ Credit: Courtesy Photo

Catholic Peace Entity in Cameroon Reports Looting, Arrests of Innocent Priests by Military

Law enforcers in Cameroon have been accused of harassing civilians through arrests of innocent persons including Catholic Priests and looting of homes whose owners have fled owing to ongoing insecurity in the Central African country.

Bishop Alfred Rotich, retired Local Ordinary of Kenya's Military Ordinariate, appointed as Bishop of Kericho Diocese in Kenya on December 14, 2019 / ACI Africa

Newly Appointed Kenyan Bishop Rotich: Early Desires, Military Apostolate, Returning Home

Appointed Saturday, December 14 to shepherd the people of God in Kenya’s Kericho Diocese by the Holy Father, Bishop Alfred Rotich, the retired Military Ordinariate Local Ordinary was born in the same diocese 62 years ago to a family of 13 children. This is part of the Rift Valley region, a place whose weather pattern, warm temperate climate and slightly acidic soil is appropriate for agriculture, with inhabitants engaged in large scale tea farming as their main cash crop.

Bishop Andrew Nkea Fuanya of Mamfe Diocese, Cameroon

Rebuilding of Civilian-Military Trust Can End Cameroon Anglophone Crisis: Bishop

As Cameroon strives to find solutions to end the protracted Anglophone crisis, a Bishop in the central African nation has raised concerns about the seeming mistrust between civilians and the military and encouraged the re-establishment of trust as a recipe for lasting peace.