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$3.75 billion in state revenue lost to corruption in Cameroon

Feb 10, 2011 0

YAOUNDE, February 10, 2011 (AFP) – Cameroon lost some 2.8 billion euros ($3.75 billion) in state revenue between 1998 and 2004 through corruption, according to an official report seen by AFP. Illegal forestry in particular was responsible for losses averaging some ...

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CPJ mourns the death of Cameroon’s Pius Njawé

Jul 16, 2010 0

The Committee to Protect Journalists extends its deep condolences to the family and colleagues of Pius Njawé, a pioneering Cameroonian journalist and a press freedom advocate, who was killed in a car accident in the United States on Monday. Njawé, ...

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Cameroon Editor Jailed For Insulting President Biya

Dec 30, 2009 0

New York, December 29, 2009—A Cameroonian newspaper editor, jailed this month after publishing a book excerpt that alleged sexual activities by President Paul Biya, was convicted on Monday of “insulting the head of state.” Judge Ibrahim Ba sentenced Jean-Bosco Talla, ...

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Cameroonian Editor Under Arrest

Dec 15, 2009 3

New York, December 15, 2009—The managing editor of a private newspaper in Cameroon has been held in police custody since Thursday, accused of insulting President Paul Biya, according to local journalists and news reports. Managing Editor Jean-Bosco Talla of the ...

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EU Condemns Election Management Transfer in Cameroon

Nov 15, 2009 8

YAOUNDE, Nov – Cameroon’s democratisation process has suffered a serious setback this year after the government transferred elections management from the Ministry of Territorial Administration (MINAT) to the ruling Cameroon People’s Democratic Movement (CPDM) party of President Paul Biya, says ...

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