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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.

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 […]

Sharp rise in number of Islamist militant attacks in Africa

Sharp rise in number of Islamist militant attacks in Africa

Sub-Saharan Africa suffers under a sharp rise in the number of Islamist militant attacks. In its report Changing Patterns in Terrorism and the Threat to Business, Control Risks (www.ControlRisks.com), the specialist global risk consultancy, finds that the number of incidents rose from 317 in 2013 to 1,549 for the period April 2017 to April 2018. […]

Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea Reopen Border, Business Thrives

Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea Reopen Border, Business Thrives

Cameroon supplies food items, building material and motor spare parts to Equatorial Guinea while Equatorial Guinea delivers beverages, and vegetable oil to Cameroon. Forty-year old Equatorial Guinean business woman Rosaline Avah said there has been a huge movement of goods and people to and from Ebebiyin within the past two weeks after Equatorial Guinea officials […]

Cameroon Families Search for Repatriated Migrants

Cameroon Families Search for Repatriated Migrants

Families are in search of loved ones among the more than 2,000 Cameroonian migrants who were rescued in Libya and brought back to the central African state by the International Organization for Migration. More than 100 Cameroonians cheered and sang the central African country’s national anthem upon arrival at the Yaounde-Nsimalen international airport from Libya […]

What We Need to Learn for This Year’s Polls in Zimbabwe, Cameroon and DR Congo

What We Need to Learn for This Year’s Polls in Zimbabwe, Cameroon and DR Congo

As Zimbabwe, Cameroon and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) prepare to hold historic polls in July, October and December respectively, concerns around violence, intimidation and credible electoral processes are rising. In Zimbabwe, incidents of intimidation and threats of violence have been reported ahead of the 30 July election, which will be a test for […]

Violence in Anglophone Cameroon Becoming More Deadly – Report

Violence in Anglophone Cameroon Becoming More Deadly – Report

Armed separatists in Cameroon’s Anglophone regions have stabbed to death and shot military personnel, burned down schools and attacked teachers, while security forces have tortured people, fired on crowds and destroyed villages, in a spiral of violence that keeps getting more deadly, Amnesty International said today. In a new report on Cameroon’s Anglophone crisis, ‘A […]

Liquefied Natural Gas Production – Cameroon Puts Second Project On Track

Liquefied Natural Gas Production – Cameroon Puts Second Project On Track

Government and New Age have signed a gas convention agreement covering the Etinde field project which will be the largest private investment in the country in the last five years. The government of Cameroon and privatelyowned British company – New African Global Energy (New Age) LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas) – have reached a gas convention […]

Africa’s next deadly civil war could be in Cameroon

Africa’s next deadly civil war could be in Cameroon

Concern is steadily gaining ground regarding the security situation in Cameroon to the point where the media and NGOs are already speculating about a possible civil war in this country of Central Africa. According to the recent report of the International Crisis Group, at least 120 civilians and 43 members of the security forces have […]

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