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April, 2017

  • 25 April

    Cameroon Journalist’s Attorneys File Appeal on Terrorism Charges in Military Court – Voice of America

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    Voice of AmericaCameroon Journalist's Attorneys File Appeal on Terrorism Charges in Military CourtVoice of AmericaThe international human rights group says his case points to a larger trend — more than 1,000 people have been detained and held in inhumane conditions over alleged support for Boko Haram since the passage of Cameroon's 2014 anti-terror law.

  • 25 April

    Cameroon jails RFI journalist for 10 years – News24

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    News24Cameroon jails RFI journalist for 10 yearsNews24Yaound - A Cameroon military tribunal on Monday jailed a Radio France International correspondent to 10 years in prison for what it said was his "failure to denounce acts of terrorism." Amnesty International quickly condemned Ahmed Abba's sentence - he ...Cameroon journalist jailed under anti-terrorism lawdefenceWebCameroon jails radio journalist for 10 yearseNCACameroon Jails Journalist over Boko Haram AllegationsNewsweekPremium Times -AllAfrica.com -Department of Defenseall 28 news articles »

  • 25 April

    Reporter Ahmed Abba to Appeal 10-Year Terrorism Sentence

    [Nation] A Cameroon journalist jailed for 10 years for terrorism will appeal the verdict, his lawyer said.

  • 25 April

    RFI Correspondent Jailed for 10 Years

    [RFI] Ahmed Abba, an RFI correspondent in Cameroon, has been sentenced to 10 years in jail. Abba, who works for RFI's Nigeria-based Hausa service, initially faced a possible death sentence.

  • 24 April

    Cameroon: Internet Restoration in North West, South West – a Measure of Concern – AllAfrica.com

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    Techpoint.ngCameroon: Internet Restoration in North West, South West - a Measure of ConcernAllAfrica.comSome of the confidence-building measures that government has taken since the eruption of the Anglophone crisis include the creation of several ad hoc inter-ministerial committees and commissions to ensure the perfect reflection of a bilingual Cameroon ...After 3 months in limbo, English-speaking Cameroon gets its internet backTechpoint.ngCameroon Government Ends Internet ShutdownFace2Face AfricaLifting internet ban in Cameroon's Anglophone regions unlikely

  • 24 April

    Basketball Diplomacy a Slam Dunk in Cameroon – Department of Defense

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    Department of DefenseBasketball Diplomacy a Slam Dunk in CameroonDepartment of DefenseGAROUA, Cameroon, April 24, 2017 — American and Cameroonian soldiers come from entirely separate parts of the world with distinct cultural differences. But on April 21, they discovered something in common -- the urge to beat their respective countries ...Cameroon sentences RFI journalist to 10 years in prisonWashington PostCameroon journalist jailed for 10 years under anti-terrorism lawThe Star OnlineRFI journalist sentenced to 10 years in prison by Cameroon military courtFRANCE 24Daily Mail -Amnesty International -africanewsall 14 news articles »

  • 24 April

    Cameroon: Military Court Convicts Journalist Ahmed Abba

    A military court in Cameroon has convicted Ahmed Abba, a journalist for Radio France Internationale's Hausa service, on charges of "non-denunciation of terrorism" and "laundering of the proceeds of terrorist acts", according to his lawyer and employer. Abba's lawyer, Clement Nakong, told the Committee to Protect Journalists that Abba, who has been jailed since July 2015 in relation to his reporting on the regional armed group Boko Haram, could face the death penalty on the first charge and a maximum of five years in prison on the second charge at a sentencing hearing scheduled for

  • 24 April

    Military Court Convicts Journalist Ahmed Abba

    [Al Jazeera] A military court in Cameroon has convicted Ahmed Abba, a journalist for Radio France Internationale's Hausa service, on charges of "non-denunciation of terrorism" and "laundering of the proceeds of terrorist acts", according to his lawyer and employer.

  • 24 April

    Internet Restoration in North West, South West – a Measure of Concern

    [Cameroon Tribune] The instruction by the Head of State to reconnect the two regions online was part of efforts to settle the Anglophone crisis.

  • 24 April

    RFI journalist sentenced to 10 years in prison by Cameroon military court – FRANCE 24

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    FRANCE 24RFI journalist sentenced to 10 years in prison by Cameroon military courtFRANCE 24The Cameroon-based correspondent of Radio France Internationale (RFI), FRANCE 24's sister radio station, has been sentenced to 10 years in prison by a court for "failing to report acts of terrorism" and other charges. RFI is appealing the ruling.Cameroon Journalist Jailed for 10 Years Under Anti-Terrorism LawU.S. News & World ReportCameroon

  • 23 April

    Lavish castle of civil servant continues to raise eyebrows in Cameroon – Cameroon Concord

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    Cameroon ConcordLavish castle of civil servant continues to raise eyebrows in CameroonCameroon ConcordHis home is built on a conspicuous hill at Nkolondom in the Nkoldobo neighbourhood of Yaounde, capital of Cameroon. The home that looks very much like the palace of a rich Saudi Billionaire comprises several domes, a swimming pool, statuettes,

  • 23 April

    Military court convicts Cameroon journalist Ahmed Abba – Aljazeera.com

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    Aljazeera.comMilitary court convicts Cameroon journalist Ahmed AbbaAljazeera.comA military court in Cameroon has convicted Ahmed Abba, a journalist for Radio France Internationale's Hausa service, on charges of "non-denunciation of terrorism" and "laundering of the proceeds of terrorist acts", according to his lawyer and employer.

  • 23 April

    Car Assembly Factory – Make It Concrete

    [Cameroon Tribune] There is certainly nothing new in announcing that a car assembly factory will be constructed at the seaside town of Kribi, rather what makes news is the arrival of sample vehicles to be mounted there. What could even make more assuring news is when the project effectively begins. In effect, there is a whole package of questions lingering in the minds of Cameroonians as hopes continue to rekindle ahead of the effective take off of the car assembly factor which many pompously describe as

  • 23 April

    Women Entrepreneurs Equipped to Empower Others

    [Cameroon Tribune] With their Charter of Values adopted, signed and proclaimed they are now set for the training of women project-makers

  • 22 April

    Cameroon: GCE Board has been moved to Yaounde to be managed by BACC – Cameroon Concord

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    Cameroon ConcordCameroon: GCE Board has been moved to Yaounde to be managed by BACCCameroon ConcordAnglophone Cameroon currently has no political power over the board. As a result of this strike action, it is now clear that GCE will not take place in Southern Cameroons. Any exams organised by the GCE Board in Southern Cameroons will lack credibility ...

  • 22 April

    Journalist faces death penalty in Cameroon | News24 – News24

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    News24Journalist faces death penalty in Cameroon | News24News24Radio France International journalist Ahmed Abba is reportedly at risk of being sentenced to death after being convicted by a military court in Cameroon.Cameroon: Military Court Convicts Journalist Ahmed Abba of Terrorism ChargesAllAfrica.comCommittee To Protect Journalists appeals for reversal of Cameroonian journalist's death penalty‎http://

  • 22 April

    North West, South West Regions – President Biya Orders Internet Reconnection

    [Cameroon Tribune] The decision follows others already engaged by government to bring back serenity and bolster national integration.

  • 22 April

    MSF Accuses Cameroon of Forcefully Repatriating Nigerian Refugees

    [This Day] Maiduguri and Abuja -The Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors without Borders, MSF) has accused the Cameroonian military of forcefully repatriating Nigerian refugees, a situation "which is against United Nations charter."

  • 21 April

    Journalist faces death penalty in Cameroon – News24

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    News24Journalist faces death penalty in CameroonNews24Cape Town - Radio France International (RFI) journalist Ahmed Abba is reportedly at risk of being sentenced to death after being convicted by a military court in Cameroon. According to Aljazeera.com, the RFI journalist was set to be sentenced on Monday ...Cameroon: Military Court Convicts Journalist Ahmed Abba of Terrorism ChargesAllAfrica.comall 3 news articles »

  • 21 April

    Parts of Cameroon get internet back – Independent Online

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    Independent OnlineParts of Cameroon get internet backIndependent OnlineDouglas - Cameroon President Paul Biya ordered the restoration of internet services in English-speaking regions three months after shutting them down because of protests and social-media campaigns against the dominance of the French language in their ...Cameroon orders internet restored to Anglophone regiondefenceWebCameroon ends internet shutdown on orders of President Paul BiyaBBC NewsCameroon restores internet to English-speaking regionsDeutsche WelleAllAfrica.com -africanewsall 31 news articles »