Author: Gerald Tapuka

Outrage In Cameroon As Another Jamal Khashoggi Episode Is Repeated

There has been growing condemnation within and outside Cameroon over the death of a local journalist, Samuel Abuwe Ajeakah, in military custody. The journalist who died under very murky circumstances in August 2019 was only declared death by the government on June 5, 2020, after a local television channel, Equinoxe

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Cameroon Government Accepts Responsibility Over Valentine’s Day Massacre

The government of Cameroon has finally recognized its responsibility for the massacre of civilians in the village of Ngarbuh, North West region of Cameroon, which occurred on Valentine’s Day 2020. According to communication on April 21st by the Secretary-General at Cameroon’s Presidency, Ferdinand Ngoh Ngoh, three women and ten children

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Religious Groups Get Involved To Safeguard The Election In Cameroon

As Cameroonians take to the polls on February 9th, 2020, in the most hotly contested electoral process of recent times, most religious groups and missions have fine-tuned strategies to support and maintain the electoral integrity process. While Muslim leaders have been organizing regular Friday prayers to invoke Allah’s intervention in

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Cameroon, In search Of Peace Without Key Participants At Dialogue Table

A Major National Dialogue is underway in Cameroon’s political capital, Yaoundé, aimed at resolving the three-year conflict in the Anglophone regions of the country. The dialogue, which opened on Monday, 30 September, saw the absence of key political players from the Anglophone community, especially separatist fighters. Opening the meeting, Cameroon’s

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Boko Haram And A Decade Of War Without End

For ten years the Islamic extremist group popularly known as Boko Haram has been waging a ferocious war against Nigeria, Cameroon, Chad and Niger. A war which started in the North Eastern Nigerian state of Borno in 2009 has expanded to Northern Cameroon, Southern Chad and Niger over the past

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Cameroon Celebrates 47th National Unity Day In Blood And Violence

The West African nation of Cameroon has once again celebrated its National Unity Day on 20 May 2019 amidst violence and bloodshed in some areas of the country. A conflict of language, culture, and resources, especially in the English speaking regions, is tearing the country apart. The celebrations organized for

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Four Die As Major Hospital Is Burnt In Cameroon War

Four people are reported to have been killed as a major hospital in Kumba, a city in the Southwest region of Cameroon, was burnt down almost completely by unknown attackers in the early hours of Monday, 11 February 2019. The fire, which started around 1:00 am, consumed the male surgical

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The Secular Pope Ends His Papal Voyage On Earth

On Thursday September 13, world leaders gathered in the Ghanaian city of Accra to bid farewell to a man affectionately described as the Secular Pope of the world. Kofi Atta Annan who died on August 18 has become a model for African youths in general and Ghanaian youths in particular,

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