Yaoundé

By IndepthAfrica
In Cameroon
Jul 23rd, 2013
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By Sekhemib Hebeny, IndepthAfrica A Cameroonian man has been sentenced to two years in prison for carrying out an offence against a minor as well as homosexual acts, which are illegal Cameroon . The Yaounde court , also given a one-year hanging sentence to the a teenager . According to the BBC report...
By IndepthAfrica
In Cameroon
Jul 18th, 2013
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Cameroonian LGBT activist and columnist Eric Ohena Lembembe was discovered dead in his home on July 15, his physique bearing indications of torture. Lembembe was a frank activist and official executive of the Cameroonian Foundation for AIDS (CAMFAIDS). According to a press release from the Human Righ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Cameroon
Feb 20th, 2013
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Associated Press YAOUNDE, Cameroon – Cameroon’s president has ordered that tight security measures be used to rescue the seven French tourists kidnapped by armed gunmen in the West African nation’s northern region. A ministry statement late Tuesday said the president said urgent steps mus...
By IndepthAfrica
In Cameroon
Jan 31st, 2013
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A press release sent from my friend Joe Mirabella at All Out: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 30, 2013 Cameroonian President Paul Biya said in Paris on Wednesday that minds in the country are evolving on the subject of gay people. The statement followed a global outcry from global movement for equality...
By benim
In Article
Nov 8th, 2012
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Amber Murrey November 6, 2012 marked the 30th anniversary of Paul Biya’s presidency (1982 – 2012) in Cameroon. Celebrations, dinners, galas and voter registration drives for members of the ruling RDPC party (Rassemblement Démocratique du Peuple Camerounais) took place in cities across the country, mo...
By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 1st, 2012
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INTRODUCTION Nations rise and fall due to a myriad of factors. The trouble with Cameroon is simply a failure of leadership. There is nothing fundamentally wrong with the Cameroonian character. There is nothing amiss with the land or climate of Cameroon. The Cameroonian problem is the unwillingness of...
By IndepthAfrica
In Cameroon
Sep 25th, 2012
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Authorities in Cameroon have arrested five people suspected of trafficking in body parts after they were discovered at a checkpoint carrying a severed human head, state radio and wildlife conservationists said yesterday. Body parts of humans and rare animals are prized by some in central Africa for t...
By benim
In Cameroon
Nov 24th, 2011
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Yaounde – A court in Yaounde has sentenced three Cameroonian men arrested in July to five years in prison for engaging in gay sex, their lawyer said on Wednesday. The Ekounou court sentenced the three on Tuesday to five years imprisonment and a fine, the heaviest sentence provided by Cameroonia...
By benim
In Cameroon
Nov 12th, 2011
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Yaounde – A probe by Cameroon’s anti-graft body found that $62m in public funds had been lost or embezzled, according to a report, a copy of which was obtained by AFP Friday. The National Anti-Corruption Commission (Conac) said in its first report since its creation by President Paul Biya...
By benim
In Cameroon
Nov 3rd, 2011
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Yaounde – Cameroonian President Paul Biya was inaugurated for a sixth term on Thursday after winning a presidential election on October 9 that the opposition has charged was marred by fraud. The 78-year-old who has been in power since 1982 took the oath of office at the national assembly in the...