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Bushmeat Trade Tests Cameroon’s Ebola Prevention

Bushmeat Trade Tests Cameroon’s Ebola Prevention

The market in Ambam, a colonial town with brick-red cottages and rusty roofs, near the southern borders with Equatorial Guinea and Gabon, is a cluster of booth-sized shops and stalls. Under one stall, a small deer with a slit throat lies next to a porcupine in the mid-January heat. Nearby, other game, concealed in jute […]

GE’s Gas Engine Technology Provides Cost-Effective, Grid-Stability Solution for Cameroon Poultry Hatchery

GE’s Gas Engine Technology Provides Cost-Effective, Grid-Stability Solution for Cameroon Poultry Hatchery

AGROCAM, a leading poultry hatchery in the central African region, located in Douala, and a member company of the JS NOUTCHOGOUIN Group, has purchased one of GE’s Jenbacher J316 gas engines from Clarke Energy, GE’s distributor of Jenbacher gas engines in Cameroon, to address the fundamental challenges related to long-term power outages, which have a […]

Cameroon Anglophone Activists Plead Not Guilty to Terrorism

Cameroon Anglophone Activists Plead Not Guilty to Terrorism

Three Cameroonian activists pleaded not guilty to charges of terrorism at a military tribunal in Yaoundé on Monday. Human rights lawyer Felix Agbor Balla, university lecturer Fontem Neba and radio host Mancho Bibixy were involved in organising protests over the last three months about perceived marginalisation in Cameroon’s Anglophone regions. The case at the military […]

Cameroonian English-speakers Asked to Send Kids Back to School

Cameroonian English-speakers Asked to Send Kids Back to School

Officials in Cameroon are calling on parents in English-speaking areas to send their children back to school, as the Central African country grapples with a continued divide over language. Schools in English-speaking areas have been closed since teachers went on strike November 21, mainly over what they and allied lawyers consider the overbearing use of […]

Finally, Sweet Revenge for Young Lions #AFCON2017

Finally, Sweet Revenge for Young Lions #AFCON2017

Hugo Broos has gone from being criticised at almost every turn to national hero in Cameroon after masterminding a most unlikely victory for the country at the 2017 African Nations Cup finals. The Indomitable Lions, who were without eight top players that withdrew prior to the tournament, rallied from a goal down to defeat more […]

Cameroon Government Widens Clampdown to Curb Anglophone Protests

Cameroon Government Widens Clampdown to Curb Anglophone Protests

After cutting off the English-speaking regions from the Internet, targeting media outlets and stripping Cameroon’s beauty queen of her crown for speaking her mind, the government has now set its sights on journalists. Cameroonian President Paul Biya The Cameroonian Government seems especially worried that word gets out into the world about the situation in Anglophone […]

Consortium Says it Will not Negotiate Until Detainees Are Released and a Referendum Organized

Consortium Says it Will not Negotiate Until Detainees Are Released and a Referendum Organized

The Cameroon Anglophone Civil Society Consortium says it will not negotiate with the Biya Francophone Beti Ewondo government until all Anglophone detainees are released and a referendum organized without further delay so that Southern Cameroonians can effectively return to a two state federation. The decision was made public earlier today Saturday the 14th of January […]

Cameroon Govt Cuts Internet in English-speaking Regions

Cameroon Govt Cuts Internet in English-speaking Regions

In Cameroon, internet connections appear to have been cut in the major towns of the country’s two English-speaking regions. The action comes as a months-long strike by local lawyers and teachers intensifies. Agbor Gideon owns a shop that provides internet services to students and researchers at the University of Bamenda in the northwest region of […]

Will Cameroon Return to Former Glory at Afcon

Will Cameroon Return to Former Glory at Afcon

Cameroon must overcome the loss of several key players if they are to return to former glories and win the African Nations Cup, starting with a Group A encounter against Burkina Faso at the at Stade de l’Amitié in Libreville on Saturday (19h00 GMT). Coach Hugo Broos saw his preparations thrown in turmoil by the […]

Indomitable Lions Face Tough Start to Afcon 2017 Campaign

Indomitable Lions Face Tough Start to Afcon 2017 Campaign

Cameroon must overcome the loss of several key players if they are to return to former glories and win the African Nations Cup, starting with a Group A encounter against Burkina Faso at the at Stade de l’Amitié in Libreville on Saturday (19h00 GMT). Coach Hugo Broos saw his preparations thrown in turmoil by the […]

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