Category: Politics

FCFA 18 Billion Suit Against Yves M. Fotso

Fotso

The former Director General of Cameroon Airlines pleaded not guilty yesterday at the Special Criminal Court in Yaounde. Cameroon’s foremost business magnate and former Director General of the defunct national air transport company, Cameroon Airlines (CAMAIR), Yves Michel Fotso, yesterday

Fighting Boko Haram: The Military On The Offensive

Boko Haram

THE CAMEROONIAN ARMY HAS STARTED EVACUATING ALL CAMEROONIAN CITIZENS FROM THE TOWN OF FOTOKOL IN THE FAR NORTH REGION OF CAMEROON. The military began the evacuation process this Monday 3rd November 2014 after President Biya reportedly endorsed a plan for

Burkina Faso leaders agree power transition plan

Bokina Faso

Burkina Faso’s political parties have agreed that the country’s political transition should last a year, followed by elections in November 2015. But the crisis talks in the capital Ouagadougou ended without a deal on who would head a transitional government.

Nigeria’s Boko Haram renames seized town in Adamawa state

Boko Haram

Nigeria’s militant group Boko Haram has renamed Mubi, a recently captured town, Madinatul Islam – City of Islam. It seized Mubi – the second largest town in Adamawa state – in October, after clashes with government forces. Boko Haram has

Burkina Faso crisis: Army promises ‘transition body’

Zida

Burkina Faso’s military has said it will install a transitional government, days after it seized power as President Blaise Compaore resigned. The move came after soldiers had fired shots at the state TV station and barricaded the capital’s main square

AU Commits 2020 Deadline To End Conflicts In Africa

High Level Panel

The African Union, AU, has reiterated its commitment to silence guns in Africa and achieve good governance, democracy and sustainable peace across the continent by the year 2020. This was the major decision taken by the Union’s 3rd Annual High

Soutien des fons et des imams dans la guerre contre Boko Haram

BokoHaram

Il a été exprimé jeudi à Yaoundé lors de deux audiences séparées avec le président du Sénat. Le président du Sénat, Marcel Niat Njifenji, a reçu jeudi en son cabinet, deux délégations. La première était celle des fons du Nord-Ouest,

Boko Haram denies ceasefire claim by Nigeria’s government

Boko Haram

Boko Haram has denied claims by Nigeria’s government that it has agreed to a ceasefire and will release more than 200 abducted schoolgirls. The group’s leader, Abubakar Shekau, said the girls had converted to Islam and been married off since

KUMBA: 171 PRISONERS TO BE RELEASED

Prison

FOLLOWING THE PRESIDENTIAL CLEMENCY DECREE OF 18TH FEBRUARY 2014, A NUMBER OF INMATES INCLUDING THOSE IN THE KUMBA MAIN PRISON, WERE QUALIFIED TO BE RELEASED. During an inspection tour of the National Commission for Human Rights and Freedoms (NCHRF), 171

Military Tribunal: Three Journalists To Face The Court

Judge

RODRIGUE TONGUE OF LE MASSAGER, FELIX EBOLE BOLA OF MUTATION AND BABA WAME A LECTURER IN THE ADVANCED SCHOOL OF MASS COMMUNICATION (ESSTIC) WERE AT THE MILITARY TRIBUNAL THIS 28TH OCTOBER 2014, AFTER BEING CONVENED BY A JUDGE. The three