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Cameroon 2018 Elections – Relocation of Polling Stations Afoot

Cameroon 2018 Elections – Relocation of Polling Stations Afoot

Elections Cameroon (ELECAM) and the administrative authorities are working on measures to ensure that the October 7 election takes place in the socio-political crisis-ridden North West and South West Regions. The special security meeting that took place at the Ministry of Defence on August 13, 2018 on the high instructions of the Head of State […]

Election Violence Fears in Anglophone Cameroon

Election Violence Fears in Anglophone Cameroon

Approaching national elections in Cameroon are feared to further destabilise the Anglophone regions of the Central African country, which have been in a state of crisis for months. Due to be held in October, the elections have already met stiff, hard-line resistance from separatist leaders in the area, denouncing their legitimacy and banning local populations […]

Trekking With ‘Ambazonia Defense Forces’ – Inside a Separatist War

Trekking With ‘Ambazonia Defense Forces’ – Inside a Separatist War

Emmanuel Freudenthal is the first journalist to spend time with an anglophone armed group, trekking for a week with them in the sun and rain, across rivers and up steep hills, through dark rainforests and fields of giant grass. In this two-part series, he explores the make-up and motivation of the Ambazonia Defense Forces, and […]

Deadline for Cameroon Presidential Candidates’ Petitions Nears

Deadline for Cameroon Presidential Candidates’ Petitions Nears

Aspiring candidates whose candidacies were rejected by the Electoral Board of ELECAM have up to today by midnight to file petitions at the Constitutional Council. After the publication of the list of candidates retained for the October 7, 2018 presidential election, here comes the time for petitions filed at the Constitutional Council. Section 129 of […]

Outrage as troops of US ally Cameroon caught killing women & children in ‘despicable’ VIDEO

Outrage as troops of US ally Cameroon caught killing women & children in ‘despicable’ VIDEO

Rights groups are sounding the alarm over “a shocking and despicable” video purportedly showing soldiers from Cameroon – a close US ally in Africa – shooting and killing women and children, suspected of Islamist links. WARNING! The video contains scenes that you may find extremely disturbing. A harrowing report by the Intercept, which went public […]

Bullet Wounds and Little Aid for Cameroonians Fleeing Anglophone Conflict

Bullet Wounds and Little Aid for Cameroonians Fleeing Anglophone Conflict

Cameroonians fleeing an increasingly bloody separatist conflict have received little aid as humanitarian agencies struggle to access the area, the United Nations said on Tuesday. More than 200,000 people have fled their homes in the volatile western regions since late last year, in addition to at least 21,000 who have fled into Nigeria, said the […]

President Paul Biya Wants His Next Term to End When He’s 92

President Paul Biya Wants His Next Term to End When He’s 92

There have been mixed reactions in Cameroon following President Paul Biya’s announcement that he will run for re-election. Biya has been president for 36 years and if he wins another mandate he will be 92 years old by the time his term ends. The decision by Paul Biya to contest the October 7 presidential poll […]

Cameroon to Hold Presidential Election on Oct. 7

Cameroon to Hold Presidential Election on Oct. 7

Cameroon will hold presidential elections on Oct. 7, head of state Paul Biya said in a decree issued on Monday. Elected in 1982, the 85-year-old is Africa’s oldest and longest-serving president, but has yet to say whether he will bid for another term, although his supporters are already urging him to put his name forward. […]

Young footballers dreams dashed by fraudsters in Cameroon

Young footballers dreams dashed by fraudsters in Cameroon

Generation football: In 2015 Ade Adepitan investigates the frauds and fake deals that are ruining the career chances of a whole generation of talented young footballers in Cameroon. They dream of a contract with an international club but many end up marooned and penniless in Europe. Please follow and like us:

Wazal the author of the Comic Book “The Legend of Wazal”

Wazal the author of the Comic Book “The Legend of Wazal”

Once upon a time, in the Far North Region of Cameroon, there was a small village called WAZALVILLE and its people – the Wazalgeois. In this small kingdom filled with natural resources and traditions, its inhabitants lived in harmony with the beauty of the wildlife and nature that surrounded them, the red soil that nourished […]

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