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Cameroon , Wednesday 21 February 2018

News Cameroon » People: Cameroon Seeks Greater Female Political Participation

News channel or source: https://www.voanews.com/a/cameroon-seeks-greater-female-political-participation/4264003.html
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Cameroon will be having a series of important elections this ... Yet, according to official figures, women account for just 30 percent of the seven million people registered to vote in this year’s polls.

News Cameroon » People: Legacy of history drives Cameroon's rift

News channel or source: https://www.yahoo.com/news/legacy-history-drives-cameroons-rift-080426565.html
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

Dozens of people -- members of the security forces as well as civilians -- have died. - Nigeria role - Since January 2018, much of the focus has shifted to Nigeria, which the Cameroon authorities suspected was being used as a safe haven for separatists.

News Cameroon » People: Another front opens - Crisis along the Nigeria/Cameroon border / (Un autre front s'ouvre - Crise le long de la frontière ...

News channel or source: https://reliefweb.int/report/cameroon/another-front-opens-crisis-along-nigeriacameroon-border-un-autre-front-souvre-crise
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

This declaration, not by the official separatist group, is the result of growing frustration with what people in the region see as Yaounde’s attempts to wipe out their identity. Until a few years ago, Cameroon seemed like an oasis of calm in a region ...

News Cameroon » People: How Sustainable Guitars Are "Instrumental" to the Future of Cameroon’s Forests

News channel or source: http://www.worldbank.org/en/news/feature/2018/02/15/how-sustainable-guitars-are-instrumental-to-the-future-of-cameroons-forests
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

the government of Cameroon and Taylor Guitars will test approaches to enhance ebony stocks and other important tree species through community-based reforestation, contributing to the economic and social benefits for local people. The country’s iconic ...

News Cameroon » People: Trump's comments cloud American Dream for Fredericksburg-area immigrants from Cameroon

News channel or source: http://www.fredericksburg.com/news/local/trump-s-comments-cloud-american-dream-for-fredericksburg-area-immigrants/article_1fd949bb-bbd3-5fa8-9a71-523ab48c5953.html
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

Let other people do the talking—the president is supposed to be ... His friend, Constantine Wisenyuy, also emigrated from Cameroon and enlisted in the U.S. Navy at age 34, when he became a citizen. “He has been deployed several times,” said Wisenyuy ...

News Cameroon » People: Exclusive: 'We are in a war' - Cameroon unrest confronted by army offensive

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-cameroon-separatists-exclusive/exclusive-we-are-in-a-war-cameroon-unrest-confronted-by-army-offensive-idUSKBN1FS1Y8
Publication date: hursday 08 February 2018

GRAPHIC: Cameroon's separatist region - here%20SEPARATISTS-01.jpg ... Defence Force began attacking government soldiers in Anglophone regions. “In 2016, people were calling for non-violence, and it was the same for most of 2017. But in 2018, people ...

News Cameroon » People: Cameroon’s president-for-life spends at least 15% of his time outside his country

News channel or source: https://qz.com/1210373/cameroons-president-for-life-paul-biya-spends-15-of-his-time-outside-his-country/
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

When 75 people died in a train crash in 2016, it took Biya two days to return from Switzerland and eventually express his sadness at the airport, the OCCRP reports. As protests surged last year over his government’s oppression of Cameroon’s English ...

News Cameroon » People: Influx of Cameroon refugees into Nigeria worries Catholic Church

News channel or source: https://cruxnow.com/global-church/2018/02/10/influx-cameroon-refugees-nigeria-worries-catholic-church/
Publication date: Friday 09 February 2018

The running battles have forced thousands of people to leave their homes. The excessive use of force by government soldiers has been condemned by Cameroon’s bishops. Nkea pointed to the heavy-handed response of the military following the killing of four ...

News Cameroon » People: Ruler since 1982, Biya turns 85 as strife grips parts of Cameroon

News channel or source: http://www.digitaljournal.com/news/world/ruler-since-1982-biya-turns-85-as-strife-grips-parts-of-cameroon/article/514644
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

Divide and rule' - Biya has locked down all key posts and institutions, up to the creation early in February of a Constitutional Council of 11 members, the majority of whom come from the ruling Cameroon People's Democratic Movement (RDPC). Their duties ...

News Cameroon » People: NMSU grad student to talk about Cameroon’s political system

News channel or source: http://newscenter.nmsu.edu/Articles/view/12949/nmsu-grad-student-to-talk-about-cameroon-s-political-system
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

According to the flyer promoting his talk, “Since November 2016, the Republic of Cameroon in West/Central Africa has witnessed one of the most tumultuous times in its history. People have been killed or lost their property due to President Paul Biya’s ...