The arrest of two reporters who were covering a meeting of members of Cameroon's opposition at a home in Douala was followed by the detention of the leader of the Cameroon Renaissance Movement Maurice Kamto and other opposition figures for their involvement in protests.
Opposition Vows to Defy Paul Biya's Government
Deutsche Welle, 28 January 2019
Cameroonians are taking their grievances against the regime of President Paul Biya to the world. Over the weekend, Cameroonians occupied the embassies of their country in Berlin… Read more »
Opposition Leader Maurice Kamto Arrested
Deutsche Welle, 29 January 2019
Maurice Kamto and other MRC opposition figures have been arrested over protests challenging October's election. The MRC accused President Biya of trying to "decapitate" the… Read more »
Journalists Detained While Covering Opposition Gathering
CPJ, 29 January 2019
Authorities in Cameroon should immediately release journalists Théodore Tchopa and David Eyengue Nzima, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. The two journalists,… Read more »
RSF Calls for Release of Two Cameroonian Newspaper Reporters
RSF, 30 January 2019
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) calls for the immediate and unconditional release of two newspaper reporters who were arrested while covering a meeting of members of Cameroon's… Read more »
MRC Unauthorised Public Demonstrations - 'Government Condemns These Unacceptable Manœuvres to Destabilize Cameroon'
Cameroon Tribune, 28 January 2019
Following is the declaration of the Minister of Communication, René Emmanuel Sadi during a press briefing in Yaounde on January 26, 2019 in the presence of the Minister of… Read more »
Michele Ndoki, a lawyer who defended the opposition at the constitutional council, where they alleged massive fraud and ballot-stuffing in favour of President Paul Biya's party, ... Read more »
In addition to corruption and the battle against separatists fighting to create an English-speaking state, there is also the war against Boko Haram at the northern border with ... Read more »
Tends of thousands of school-age children now live in the bush because of displacement over continued violence between Anglophone separatists and Francophone armed forces in the ... Read more »
Cameroonian separatists fighting for the independence of the self-declared state of Ambazonia have put their own cryptocurrency on sale to the general public. The AmbaCoin aims to ... Read more »
A truck with armed with military men patrols an English-speaking area.
Cameroon opposition leader Maurice Kamto shared this message after the October presidential elections:
My dear compatriots,
Let me express my heartfelt gratitude to the many Cameroonians who decided to cast their votes to my humble person at the presidential poll of October 7, 2018, making me President elect in this historic election.
To those who did not vote me, I respect your choice and express my Republican fraternity.
The last time pupils sat in this classroom to follow lessons at government bilingual nursery and primary school was in November 2016.
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