Cameroon and Boko Haram

“We know Boko Haram is recruiting [youth] in Cameroon,” said Colonel Joseph Nouma of the Maroua Defense Regiment, speaking from the capital city of the Far North. “When you go to border villages, all you see are women and children and old people. Young [men], between the ages of 10 and 45 are no longer…

Victim or Guilty

By Liesl Louw-Vaudran It was a case that could have shed light on a painful episode in the history of Côte d’Ivoire and permitted the country to find closure, if only partly, following the post-electoral violence of 2010 and 2011. Instead, the trial of former first lady Simone Gbagbo and her 82 co-accused has provoked…

February 11 Is Plebiscite, Not Youth Day

One of Cameroon’s celebrated Historians and Political Analyst, Dr. Willibroad Dze-Ngwa, has stated that the celebration of February 11 as the National Youth Day in Cameroon smacks of a vicious attempt to distort historical facts. In an exclusive interview granted The Post in Yaounde on January 10, the varsity don called on the authorities to…

Northwest Lawyers Reject Francophone Judges

From Cameroon Postline by Chris Mbunwe The Northwest Lawyers Association, NOWELA, has resolved not to allow Francophone Judges newly posted to the Region to make their submissions in French, a language which the Anglophone advocates and  …continue reading Cameroon’s North West lawyers reject Francophone judges

Editorial on Cameroon

By Bernadette Awambeng & Nchang Petronilla Cameroon’s political institutions are experiencing an unprecedented U-turn in its democratic structure and representation, but for the constitutional council.  This tinny country south of the Sahara with an approximate of 15 million inhabitants are witnesses of recent unprecedented change from a leader none ever dreamt of. He is Paul B. Mvondo Biya born some…