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Internet rights campaigners take on Cameroon’s govt over blackout

The internet shutdown in parts of Cameroon, which a coalition of rights organisations says has cost businesses more than US$1.39 million, has now taken a global dimension. Online campaigners for change, represented by Avaaz and Access Now, have launched campaigns to secure the attention of an international audience, including the …

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Police arrest gang after investor had Dh3.6m stolen at Dubai hotel

A criminal gang who lured an investor to a hotel room, beat him and stole Dh3.6 million in cash has been arrested, police say. Dubai Police arrested seven Cameroon nationals, while Omani authorities caught three others that crossed the border. The 10 men had been on the run for two …

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Vigil held from Md. man from Cameroon killed hours before his birthday

GREENBELT, MD (WUSA9) – The family of a man killed hours before his twenty-first birthday, is pleading with the public to help find his killer. At a candlelight vigil outside of the apartment complex where Martin Nchotaku was shot, his family expressed their disbelief. “I would always see on the …

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UN team attacked on Cameroon-Nigeria border

An armed group attacked a UN technical team working on the border between Nigeria and Cameroon, killing five people and wounding several, the United Nations Office for West Africa said on Wednesday. The attack occurred the day before near the Cameroonian border town of Kontcha, the statement said. “The victims …

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