Stories about Cameroon from October, 2010
We begin our roundup of Cameroonian blogs with Dibussi Tande who takes us the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda in Arusha, Tanzania. He discusses the myriad challenges facing the tribunal- specifically the charge that the court dispenses winners’ justice. The ICTR, he argues, means different things to different people: The...
Bill Zimmerman writes about men in the outskirts of Maroua, the capital of the Extreme North of Cameroon who gather together to transform piles of scrap iron into finely finished tools, stoves, replacement parts and other useful implements for sale to the local population.
Reporters Without Borders published the Press Freedom Index today (10/20/2010). The section of the report on Africa mentions that Eritrea is last for the 4th consecutive year and that amongst the French-speaking African nations, Rwanda, DR of Congo, Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire and Madagascar show worrisome signs for press freedom. [fr]
Happy birthday Cameroon's new blog "On the Road to Success"! What an exciting way for me to get started writing for Global Voices Online by celebrating the birth of a new Cameroonian blog focusing on human rights, politics, business and social trends.