Anglophone attorney blasts colleagues

February 8, 2017 CR News Desk 40

What began as a strike by anglophone Cameroon lawyers, to address genuine grievances, has exploded into a political crisis gripping the English-speaking regions of Cameroon. Below, we publish an opinion piece penned by Kizito Dikuba, a Douala-based anglophone lawyer, in which he lays the blame for the […]

Why has Cameroon blocked the internet?

February 8, 2017 CR News Desk 0

Three weeks after reports that Cameroon had blocked the internet in English-speaking parts of the country, residents say services have yet to be restored. So what is going on? Cameroonians have little doubt that pulling the plug on internet services for about 20% of the […]

The man fighting for independence of Biafra

January 21, 2017 CR News Desk 0

It has been nearly 50 years since Biafra’s bitter independence struggle, the inspiration for  Frederick Forsyth’s bestselling The Dogs of War. Now a south London DJ  currently imprisoned in Nigeria has taken up the battle, and Biafrans are once again fighting  – and dying – […]

Understanding the Cameroon crisis: The OHADA issue

December 3, 2016 Mbwoge Mesumbe 0

In their 2002 publication, Business Law in Africa: OHADA and the Harmonization Process, authors Boris Martor, Nanette Pilkington, David S. Sellers and Sébastien Thouvenot make a compelling case for why Cameroon, along with 13 other African nations, signed the OHADA treaty in 1993. OHADA is the French […]

Cameroon protests: US calls for restraint

November 29, 2016 CR News Desk 0

The US State Department has issued a call for restraint amid concerns over human rights abuses as Cameroon security forces crack down on violent protests that have rocked the Anglophone cities in recent weeks. John Kirby, Assistant Secretary and Department Spokesperson, Bureau of Public Affair, has issued the […]