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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Vox pop: Must Biya Hide His Buea Visit Date?

Several Cameroonians were interviewed and below are their individual opinions on Biya’s ‘Visit’ to Buea. 1. He Is Not Ready. Biya is the Head of State and has the Cameroon programme in hand and so doesn’t need to give an account of his departure to anyone if he doesn’t deem it fit. If he hasn’t…

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13 Reasons Why A Valid History Of Cameroon Is Yet To Be Written

A country is worth its History. This is because, from the authentic history of any country, a conscious leadership is born and enabled to handle competently, not only the crucial issues of the hour, but also the planning (with a vision), of the important ventures of the future. It is because of the type of…

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The Energy Problem Is Beginning To See A Solution

This writer has put in print in past publications both in the English and French languages, articles addressing the electrical energy situation in our dear country Cameroon, and at the same time suggesting solutions to this endemic problem. Now that the LOM PANGAR, MEMVE’ELE and MEKIN hydro electric projects, along with the KRIBI gas-to-electricity project…

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I Will Run For Senatorial Election – Fru Ndi

“Let me break the news here, in Ndu, where the ruthless Biya regime carried out genocide, that I, Fru Ndi, will run for Senate if Biya, together with the SDF, set the rules straight. On two different occasions, I have cautioned Biya that the present councilors’ mandate expired and that they were voted into councils…

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Cameroon lobbyists want Biya evicted from Geneva hotel

A group of Cameroonian dissidents living abroad have called on their compatriots to demand of a Swiss hotel where long serving leader Paul Biya is staying to evict the president and his delegation. President Biya has traditionally taken his vacations in Switzerland where his entourage occupies books a lavish hotel at considerable cost. The lobby calling itself Group of Cameroonian Patriots…

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Paul Biya congratulates Barack Obama on 2nd Term (Humor)

Petit c’est comment? En me réveillant ce matin on me dit que tu as encore gagné les élections? C’est bien ça fiston, toi au moins on sent que tu es garçon (comme disait mon ami Gbagbo). Pas comme l’autre petit de la France, qui a essayé on lui a montré le feu là…. En tout…

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MARAFA TRIAL: Release Our ‘President’! Crowd Tells Court

A combined squad of gendarmes and police that cordoned off all the entrances to the Mfoundi High Court in Yaounde might have been frightening. But former Minister of Territorial Administration and Decentralisation, Marafa Hamidou Yaya, received a cheerful welcome from an estimated 8.000-man strong crowd as he returned to the High Court Tuesday, July 24….

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BIYA’S POWER LOTION

The Inside Story of a Bloodhound Who May Be a Serial Killer My deep sympathy goes to my parents, brothers, sisters, friends and all else who will fail to see the rationale behind this suicidal act of mine.  T H E  P A C T He wanted to resign from the office of President of…

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Paul Biya: The Nightmare Of Cameroonians

When Daniel Ebale Angounou, a former spy of the Biya regime, published a book titled “Paul Biya le Couchemar de Ma Vie” translated “Paul Biya theNightmare of My Life”, only a few Cameroonians took him serious. Since Friday, April 4, when the Constitution amendment bill was tabled at the National Assembly, the majority of Cameroonians…

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Marafa, The CPDM, And The Rest Of Us

Marafa Hamidou Yaya was arrested and put on “preventive detention” in April 2012, with Ephraim Inoni, a former Prime Minister. In the process, we are learning again that it is not free, independent state institutions that are playing their role of investigating, arresting and detaining suspects; it is all at the pleasure of one all…

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Cameroon: $62m in funds lost.

A corruption watchdog in Cameroon found that 45 million euros ($62 million) have either been lost or embezzled after an investigation into government funds in the country,according to AFP. The report was obtained by the news agency Friday from the National Anti-Corruption Commission (Conac), an anti-graft body created by Cameroon’s President Paul Biya in 2006….

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Paul Biya’s Re-election: A CRTV Perspective

Paul Biya has been re-elected for another 7-year-term as President of Cameroon, according results published by the Supreme Court (sitting in lieu of the Constitutional Council) on Friday 21 Oct 2011. He won 77.98 percent of the votes cast. After the proclamation of the results, George Ewane, the correspondent who covers presidential affairs for the…

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The Incumbent, Pres. (Mr.) Paul Biya thanks Cameroonians for re-electing him as President of the Republic of Cameroon #cmr11.

Fellow Cameroonians, My Dear Compatriots, In accordance with our Constitution, the Supreme Court, acting as the Constitutional Council, has just announced the results of the 9 October 2011 presidential election. In a completely sovereign, free and transparent manner, you have once again decided to entrust me with the office of President of the Republic. Thank…

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Cameroon policemen on poll duty killed at a Polling Station

Two killed in unstable Bakassi region while securing presidential election expected to be won by incumbent Paul Biya. Two military policemen were killed in the unstable southwestern Bakassi region of Cameroon while securing presidential elections there, the government has said. They were killed on Sunday by “armed men who have not yet been identified” in Isanguele…

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Social media buzz about Cameroon’s elections reveals widespread concerns.

Cameroon’s October 9th presidential election is fast approaching, and social media is being used to create a dialogue, raise concerns and share information about the event. The country’s incumbent, Paul Biya of the Cameroon People’s Democratic Movement, has been in power for 30 years despite general dissatisfaction and outcries for the president to step down. There are currently…

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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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Cameroon opposition leader says other parties are ‘maggots’

YAOUNDE, Cameroon (CNN) — The chairman of Cameroon‘s main opposition party, John Fru Ndi, said Monday that the other opposition parties competing in October’s presidential race are “maggots.” Fru Ndi told supporters at a rally in the opposition stronghold of Bamenda that nearly all the parties running alongside his Social Democratic Front were set up by…

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