• Anglophone Crisis in Cameroon was Decades in the Making

    Anglophone Crisis in Cameroon was Decades in the Making

    The anglophone crisis in southwestern Cameroon is getting worse, and outside observers are beginning to notice. According to Amnesty International, “alarm bells are ringing” in Congress over Cameroon, and on July 31, Karen Pierce, the Permanent Representative of the United Kingdom to the United Nations, tweeted that there is “lots of interest” in the crisis among UN representatives […]

  • End of Earth Task: Kofi Annan goes home to rest

    End of Earth Task: Kofi Annan goes home to rest

    It is with immense sadness that the Annan family and the Kofi Annan Foundation announce that Kofi Annan, former Secretary General of the United Nations and Nobel Peace Laureate, passed away peacefully on Saturday 18th August after a short illness. His wife Nane and their children Ama, Kojo and Nina were by his side during […]

  • Loser in Mali Presidential election files appeal to overturn results

    Loser in Mali Presidential election files appeal to overturn results

    The losing candidate in Mali’s presidential election, Soumaila Cisse, said on Friday that he has lodged an appeal with the country’s constitutional court to overturn the results that he says were fraudulent. Cisse lost in a landslide to incumbent President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, picking up just 33 percent of the vote in an election in which only […]

  • Fitch Ratings: IMF Supports Gabon, Cameroon as Adjustment Remains Uneven

    Fitch Ratings: IMF Supports Gabon, Cameroon as Adjustment Remains Uneven

    The successful completion of the second IMF programme reviews of Gabon (B/Negative) and Cameroon (B/Stable) will ease liquidity constraints, but fiscal adjustment remains uneven and programme implementation risks are high, Fitch Ratings says. The IMF completed its second review for Cameroon on 6 July and for Gabon on 1 August and approved disbursements of USD77.8 […]

  • Biya regime denies army shooting unarmed people

    Biya regime denies army shooting unarmed people

    Cameroon’s communications minister and government spokesman Issa Tchiroma Bakary on Thursday dismissed as “utter manipulation” a video displaying Cameroonian soldiers in brutal killings and wanton molestation in the Far North region of the country. The video released last Friday showed soldiers firing automatic weapons at unarmed people assembled face down and sitting against a wall. […]

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