Cape Town — Abducted Cameroonian journalist Ambe Macmillan has been released, according to reports.
Macmillan, Secretary General of the North West Chapter of the Cameroon Journalists' Trade Union and President of Bamenda Chapter of the Cameroon Association of English Speaking Journalists (CAMASEJ) was apparently taken by unknown gunmen in Foncha Street, Bamenda.
Several media freedom organisations, including CAMASEJ and the Committee to Protect Journalists Africa (CPJ) had called for his immediate release.
CPJ notes with concern reports that Ambe Macmillan Awe... was abducted by unknown gunmen in Bamenda today. He must be freed unharmed," CPJ had said in a statement on Thursday evening.