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· April, 2006

Stories about Cameroon from April, 2006

Some Excerpts from West African Blogs

Gambia Dictatorial rule of Yahya Jammeh of Gambia–Home of the Mandinmories“Gambians are bleeding from excessive taxation. They are bleeding from the debt burden that is incurred in their name and...

Cameroon: Brain drain

Cameroonian blog, Scribbles from the Den asks why Cameroonian doctors are leaving the country to work in Europe. The reasons are explained in an interview with one doctor now living...

Africa: European Double Standards on Corruption

While the EU prepares to impose sanctions on Bielorussian authorities who allegedly committed election fraud, says (FR) Generation Consciente, “numerous African dictators [who commit election fraud…] consistently visit Europe without...

Cameroon: Deputy Convicted of Murder

Doh Gawanyim III, deputy to the National Assembly, was convicted of murdering John Kohtem, a district-chairman of opposition party SDF, following a dispute between the two over whether Doh Gawanyim...

Cameroon: Privatization Under Way

Fojrega provides (FR) an update on plans to privatize certain state-owned enterprises, some of which should be completed as early as June of this year.

Musings from some West African Blogs

Chippla’s Weblog muses about nepotism in a prose titled: The Minister’s Son. The setting of his narrative is Nigeria. Here is an extract: “I asked why the Internet connection at...

Francophone Journalists who Cover Africa

Generation Consciente, Une Autre Afrique publishes (FR) a list of francophone journalists who cover Africa.

African music (#6)

Coupé-Décalé? I went blank when my lady friend Tchi asked if I knew about Coupé-Décalé. A wiki entry for Coupé-Décalé provides a brief definition: “The Coupe-Decale created by Doucoure during...

African Diaspora: Forum on Euro-African Relations

Djibrilkeita announces (FR) an upcoming forum on European cooperation with Africa to take place in Paris April 9. Panelists will mostly discuss Rwanda and Ivory Coast.

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