Cameroon Opposition Leader’s De Facto House Arrest Ends

YAOUNDE – Hundreds of supporters of Cameroon opposition leader Maurice Kamto have gathered at his home after his months-long de facto house arrest suddenly ended. Heavily armed police stationed at his home since September 22 left on Tuesday, but authorities

Negative Headlines Mark the Anniversary of President Biya’s Time in Office

The governing record of Paul Biya, Cameroon’s current leader, is making the news rounds, again. Biya assumed office as president of the centrally located African nation on Nov. 6, 1982. He’s been president now for 38 long years. Biya, now 87-years-old, became president after serving as prime minister under the late President Ahmadou Ahidjo. That…

Following Paul Biya Stay in Switzerland, Reporter Gets into Trouble

The Anglophone crisis in Cameroon which picked up steam in late 2016 and continues to this moment has degenerated from what was described then as a near-civil war into what is now seen as a full-blown civil war between separatists and the Cameroonian military. The casualties on both sides continue to mount. The International Crisis…

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’s Reunification Monument: A New Historical and Touristic Destination

There are varied opinions about Africa, including the Central African nation of Cameroon. When visiting Cameroon for the first time, people expect different things. But what seems to be giving Cameroon and Buea, the South West Regional Headquarters and former Capital of German Kamerun, in particular a new image, is the new historical touristic site,…