Pius Njawe: A Hero and a Martyr Gone Missing

A Tribute to a Journalist Friend and a Freedom Fighter
By Boh Herbert

Washington, DC, 30 July 2010 – A fortnight of memorial services to celebrate the life and to salute the work of veteran Cameroonian journalist Pius Njawe culminates this weekend and early next week in Washington, DC, with church services and the departure of his remains for its final resting place in Cameroon.

I learned of Njawe’s passing in Kinshasa (DR Congo), where I was on mission. An email from my World Bank colleague Francois Gouahinga to Eric Chinje (then in South Africa) and I informed us of the accident. Francois said he feared the worst,

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