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Governor Lele Prevents Further Street Riots in Bamenda

Governor Lele Prevents Further Street Riots in Bamenda

I took the dexterity, humility and maturity of Northwest Governor, Adolphe Lele Lafrique to avoid another day of street protests and running battles in Bamenda when he ordered the release from police detention of one Che Benjamin, dissipating a mounting tension around the premises of the  Judicial police where an ever increasing crowd was gathering […]

Detained SCNC Activists To Be Arraigned July 26

Detained SCNC Activists To Be Arraigned July 26

Some 16 persons accused of holding a meeting without authorisation, who were arrested in the Molyko neighbourhood on July 16, will be arraigned in court, today, July 26. The 15, mostly youths, representing the Divisions (Counties) of erstwhile West Cameroon, had reportedly travelled from their various Divisions to converge in Buea and hold a meeting […]

Marafa’s Lawyer Lambasts Tchiroma, Demands Clients Immediate Release

Marafa’s Lawyer Lambasts Tchiroma, Demands Clients Immediate Release

Prof Ndiva Kofele Kale, counsel for imprisoned Marafa Hamidou Yaya, has reiterated that the Government of Cameroon must respect the decision of the UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention, WGAD, and release Marafa “without delay”. Prof. Kale was reacting to declarations made by Government Spokesman and Minister of Communication, Issa Tchiroma Bakary, at a press […]

Nigerian Businesswoman in Bamenda Detained For Maltreating House Help

Nigerian Businesswoman in Bamenda Detained For Maltreating House Help

A Nigerian business woman dealing in car parts whose names we got as Blessing Ifeyinwa Onovo has been detained in Bamenda for inhumane treatment mitted on her house help, a 16 year old girl native of Batibo for allegedly swindling food from the house to neighbours’ and also going to bed with the mistress’ brother, at […]

New Anti-Terrorism Law Batters Cameroonians Seeking Secession

New Anti-Terrorism Law Batters Cameroonians Seeking Secession

Cameroon's government under President Paul Biya is bearing down on a separatist movement fighting for the rights of a minority English-language region, using as its weapon a sweeping new anti-terrorism law introduced at the end of last year. The separatist Southern Cameroons National Council (SCNC) – which is demanding an independent Southern Cameroons made up […]

Anti-Corruption Jailings Questioned

Anti-Corruption Jailings Questioned

Cameroon is divided over the fate of some of President Paul Biya's closest former aides who have been arrested and detained on charges of corruption, attempted corruption and embezzlement. The nearly two dozen former ministers and heads of state corporations, including Ephraim Inoni, the central African nation's last prime minister, are said by some to […]

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