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The Management of Diversity and the Cry of Common Law Lawyers.

The Management of Diversity and the Cry of Common Law Lawyers.

Forcing learned gentlemen of the law into the streets robed in their wigs and gowns is something no Government should wish for. Lawyers are the defenders of those without power, and the watchdogs of the rule of law. Citizens, who are witnesses to such a spectacle, will immediately feel fragile, and the existence of the […]

Raison d’être and Sequel of the Strike Action of Common Law Lawyers

Raison d’être and Sequel of the Strike Action of Common Law Lawyers

At the close of over fifty years of independence, which we of the erstwhile British Southern Cameroons were screwed up to accede to, “by joining, either La République du Cameroun or the Federal Republic of Nigeria” which both had their own unconditional independence on January 1, 1960 and October 1, 1960, respectively, we came to the realization that we had simply […]

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 […]

Magistrate who ‘francophonised’ courts in Bamenda transferred

Magistrate who ‘francophonised’ courts in Bamenda transferred

Marcel Abah Oyono, the North West Court of Appeal Attorney General who imposed the use of French language in Northwest courts, has in a Presidential decree been transferred to Adamawa region. In what is widely being interpreted as one of the solutions being proffered by President Biya to the Anglophone Lawyers’ six months ultimatum, President […]

French expert accuses Biya regime of intimidation

French expert accuses Biya regime of intimidation

In an interview published by the daily La Nouvelle Expression Monday, December 22, 2014, Eric Toussaint, a French expert revealed that through the law against terrorism recently voted in the Cameroonian Parliament, the incumbent wants to guard against possible problems before the 2018 presidential election. According to the French intellectual, the president of the Republic […]

Bar Exams Launched

Bar Exams Launched

The President of the Cameroon Bar Association, Barrister Francis Sama Asanga, has launched the Bar examination to be written on February 22 and 23 at the Yaounde University I. Barrister Sama Asanga launched the examination in a press conference in Yaounde over the weekend. The Bar President said the examination aims to qualify advocates-in-training and […]

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