The U.S. has reportedly placed sanctions on President Paul Biya’s of Cameroon’s regime. These sanctions affect over 20 military personnel, civilians, and ministers.
They have been banned from entering the U.S, according to CameroonInfo.net.
The names of those affected were not released, but is said to include top civil administrators and ministers.
Washington is accusing Yaounde of committing attrocities in the ongoing Anglophone crisis, and also for the arrest and detention of opposition leader Maurice Kamto.
In addition, many other aid and security programes promised by Washington have been withdrawn, including an offer to provide training to the Cameroonian military.