Society

Cameroon concerned about online risks ahead of polls

ITWeb Africa | Civic Watch, a Cameroonian advocacy group, will meet this week to discuss strategies to counter online risks to elections as the central African nation prepares to vote next year. The discussion is part of the #defyhatenow campaign and will focus on best practices for advancing fact-checking in …

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Ex-Real Madrid & Chelsea star files for divorce after finding out he isn’t biological father of his children

GOAL | Former Real Madrid and Chelsea midfielder Geremi has filed for divorce after finding out he isn’t the biological father of his children. WHAT HAPPENED? Geremi decided to file for a divorce after a DNA test revealed that his children’s biological father was actually his wife’s ex-husband. Geremi’s wife, …

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How Francis Bebey transformed Cameroonian music

There is an assumption that much of African music is rooted in centuries-old folk traditions and archaic instrumentation. While this hypothesis is largely rooted in racism and xenophobia, it is certainly true that many prominent African musicians – particularly relating to styles like Fuji music, hailing from West Africa, are …

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Fin de l’enquête judiciaire sur le meurtre de Martinez Zogo | + vidéo

Africanews | La justice camerounaise a déclaré la fin de l’information judiciaire sur l’assassinat du journaliste Martinez Zogo vendredi. Cette annonce du tribunal militaire de Yaoundé intervient un peu plus d’un an après la mort de l’ancien directeur de la radio amplitude FM, elle signifie que le procès s’ouvrira dans …

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Cameroonian singer Mr Leo on finding the ‘power of our voice’

BBC | Mbolé-pop star Mr Leo’s next musical mission is to break through to English-speaking audiences – and he hopes his new album will do the trick. The singer-songwriter from Cameroon has been wooing French-speaking West Africa and the diaspora with his melodious love songs and infectious dance tunes since …

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