In Cameroon, anti-gay voices grow louder.

In Cameroon, the topic of homosexuality is no longer taboo. Both in Yaoundé and Douala, on the street, in taxis, restaurants, bars, offices and markets, on the radio and on television, it is difficult to spend a day or even an hour without the conversation reverting to this topic. Opposition to homosexuality has become the…

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UPC Leaders Arrested For Protesting Against ELECAM

Gendarmes February 26, at Rond Point Deido, Douala, broke up a peaceful demonstration by the UPC Mack-Kit against ELECAM and arrested its President and Secretary General. The gendarmes, who claimed that the protest demonstration was illegal, arrested the President of UPC Mack-Kit, Alexis Same Ndema. But the leadership of the UPC faction insisted that the…

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Amnesty International wants Cameroon to grant Gay Rights.

Amnesty International, AI, has stigmatized Cameroon as a country with a bloody record of human right abuses. This is the byword of the 2012 report the organisation published in January 24. “People in Cameroon are being subjected to a raft of abuses including unlawful killing and torture as the authorities seek to use the criminal justice system…

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ELECAM Officials Decry Low Voter Registration For Parliamentary Elections 2013.

  Officials of Elections Cameroon, ELECAM, have decried the low turnout of potential voters in the ongoing biometric registration exercise. This was the highlight of a meeting the Littoral ELECAM Board member, Thomas Ejake Mbonda, and his collaborators, held in Douala on January 17, with local political party officials, civil society leaders and elite of…

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Set’ Mobile Goes Operational in Cameroon.

A new mobile phone network, Set’ mobile, went operational on Saturday, July 21. Set’ mobile, a product of Eto’o Telecom, will, from July 21 to August 5, give priority to those customers who gave their confidence to the company when the idea was initially launched last December. Explaining why the company did not go operational…

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Cameroon president’s campaign tactic strategy sparks concern.

Douala, Cameroons (CNN) — Both supporters and opponents of Cameroon President Paul Biya say they are concerned about his complacent attitude in the campaign leading to the October 9 election, with some saying he plans to win through election rigging and fraud. Campaigning enters the final phase this week with all 22 opposition candidates crisscrossing the…

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The Cameroonian Conundrum: Autopsy of a Moribund Nation

By Dr. Peter Wuteh Vakunta Introduction The ailing polity code-named Cameroon seems to be afflicted with a medley of ailments that have earned it a myriad of sobriquets:Clando Republic, Mimboland, Animal Farm, Gaullist Africa, Ghost Nation, and more. The purport of this write-up is to diagnose the illnesses with which our nation is afflicted. The end game…

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Fighting for gay rights in Cameroon!!!!

The Constitution of Cameroon however denies this ACT of Homosexuality and any person who violates the law will serve a 5 year term in Jail. This is however disgusting. I am not giving any judgements because there are several perspectives and notions which exist respective to Individuals. My point here is, with our younger generations…

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CBC, Others Lend SODECOTON 6.5 Billion

The Commercial Bank of Cameroon, CBC, has lent the Societé de Developement de Coton, SODECOTON, FCFA 6.5 billion to boost production. The CBC, which has been hemmed in dire straits by both national and sub-regional regulators of financial institutions, had hitherto, been considered at the point of collapsing. So, it came as no surprise when…

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