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· December, 2008

Stories about Cameroon from December, 2008

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Cameroon: Blogging to save 4 year-old from orbital tumor

  28 December 2008

In November 2008 Cameroon's national TV featured the story of a four year-old boy called Bright Asangwei Fuh suffering from a rare orbital tumor that could not be properly handled in the country. Since then a group of well wishers have created a blog to fundraise for the little boy's medical evacuation to the USA.

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Memories of Christmas in Cameroon

  24 December 2008

Expats in Cameroon blog about how they are spending the Christmas holidays in their host country, while Cameroonian bloggers abroad write about their memories of spending those special days back home.

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“Why I blog about Africa” (Part 2)

  21 December 2008

A couple of weeks ago we brought you a meme that was doing the rounds in the Francophone blogosphere answering the question of why to blog about Africa, after which it spread into the Anglophone blogosphere. Now we bring you a selection of that new batch of reactions.

Cameroon: Concern for freedom

  18 December 2008

Though Cameroon is not the focus of world attention, some recent blog posts question the reality of freedom in this African country. On his blog [fr], Édouard Tamba worries about freedom in his country: Le 8 novembre dernier, le sous-préfet de Yaoundé II débarque au Palais des congrès avec l’intention...

Cameroon: Internet scams

  18 December 2008

George Esunge Fominyen lists a few internet scams that are becoming increasingly popular in Cameroon, competing with more famous ones in neighboring Nigeria.

Cameroon: Interview with Muntu Valdo

  5 December 2008

Dulce Camer interviews Cameroonian musician Muntu Valdo, whose music can be described as a mix of bossa nova, afro-cuban, blues, soul and funk. The interview also contains a few videos of Muntu Valdo's music.

Cameroon's rich and powerful

  2 December 2008

Cameroonian blogger Le blog du Prési… lists Cameroon's rich and powerful. Average profile: an octogenarian currently or formerly in government, who is likely to have seen the inside of a prison cell.

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