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· March, 2011

Stories about Cameroon from March, 2011

Côte d'Ivoire: Where Are the African Personalities When They Are Needed?

A few months ago,  Marième Jamme asked Bono and Bob Geldof to take less prominent roles as speakers for Africa in the media and leave space for Africans to speak for...

Cameroon: Government Interferes With Internet Service

Ingenieris.net [fr], a Cameroonian information website focused on ICT news, announced [fr] on March 24, 2011, that the Cameroonian government intends to request Internet Service Providers (ISP) in the country to register...

Cameroon: Remembering Cameronian artist Goddy Leye

No Art On $2 A Day is a video in memory of Cameroonian artist Goddy Leye (1965-2011). Goddy's work focused on videos, installations and conceptual art.

Côte d’Ivoire: The making of a new language

Dr. Peter Vakunta speaks to Mema Bamba about the making of a new Ivorian language, Nouchi: “Nouchi is a vernacular language, nonstandard French of sorts, spoken predominantly by the urban...

Cameroon: Twitter Ban Will Stifle Innovation and Development

The government of Cameroon has forced mobile operator MTN to end its five-month old partnership with the microblogging site Twitter and to discontinue its Twitter short code service, Cameroonian blogger...

Cameroon: Netizens React to SMS-to-Tweet Ban

Cameroonian internet users were shocked to learn that "for security reasons, the country's government asked that posting on Twitter via SMS be suspended on the MTN Cameroon network". Many speculate...

Cameroon: The Will for Change, Interview with Kah Walla (Audio)

On February 23, 2011, Cameroonians organised an Egypt-inspired protest which saw the few brave participants badly beaten by police. Kah Walla, an organiser of the protest and herself a presidential...

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