Cameroonians in America

Accord­ing to the 2010 Unit­ed States Cen­sus, there are an esti­mat­ed 17,000 Amer­i­cans of Cameroon­ian descent in the US. In addi­tion, Cameroo­ni­ans in Amer­i­ca have formed many groups that cater to the needs of their com­mu­ni­ties, includ­ing immi­gra­tion and asy­lum issues, edu­ca­tion­al devel­op­ment, pol­i­tics, reli­gion, busi­ness, and devel­op­ment. In our research at Africa News Matters…

Cameroonians in Colorado Rally Against President Paul Biya

Since Novem­ber 2016, the African nation of Cameroon has been embroiled in civ­il unrest marked by demon­stra­tions and boy­cotts against the Fran­­coph­o­ne-dom­i­­nat­ed gov­ern­ment of Pres­i­dent Paul Biya. Recent news reports point to many civil­ian deaths through police action, while oth­ers, includ­ing jour­nal­ists, lawyers, and civ­il soci­ety lead­ers, have been arrest­ed and placed on tri­al. The Cameroon administration…