Chimp traffickers Arrested in Douala

[Camer.be] The main culprit, a 30-year-old man, had been keeping the chimp for some time and decided to sell it. It is in the process of trying to sell the chimp that he was arrested. He arrived on a bike with the chimpanzee that was placed inside a ca…

[Camer.be] The main culprit, a 30-year-old man, had been keeping the chimp for some time and decided to sell it. It is in the process of trying to sell the chimp that he was arrested. He arrived on a bike with the chimpanzee that was placed inside a cage and hidden inside a carton box to avoid people seeing what he transported. The carton box was strapped on a bike and when he arrived the scene of transaction, he called for an accomplice who had been keeping watch over the area and they both unloaded the box and step

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Thousands Threatened By National Park Oil Plans – Activists

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -The parks are among the world’s largest tropical rainforest reserves, covering an area about the size of Switzerland

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -The parks are among the world's largest tropical rainforest reserves, covering an area about the size of Switzerland

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Brutal Killings Emerge From Congolese Ethnic Conflict

[CAJ News] Kinshasa -ARMED groups are accused of barbaric violence, including attacks with guns, arrows and machetes on civilians, during ethnic clashes in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

[CAJ News] Kinshasa -ARMED groups are accused of barbaric violence, including attacks with guns, arrows and machetes on civilians, during ethnic clashes in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Rights Abusers Rewarded With Army Promotions

[HRW] The Democratic Republic of Congo’s president and commander in chief, Joseph Kabila, has promoted two generals long linked to serious human rights abuses. The new appointments, announced on the weekend, heighten concerns of more repression and abu…

[HRW] The Democratic Republic of Congo's president and commander in chief, Joseph Kabila, has promoted two generals long linked to serious human rights abuses. The new appointments, announced on the weekend, heighten concerns of more repression and abuse in the weeks ahead, as Kabila ponders his plans ahead of elections scheduled for December 23.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Reaction Mixed as Biya Prepares to Run Again

[VOA] There have been mixed reactions in Cameroon following President Paul Biya’s announcement that he will run for re-election. Biya has been president for 36 years and if he wins another mandate he will be 92 years old by the time his term ends.

[VOA] There have been mixed reactions in Cameroon following President Paul Biya’s announcement that he will run for re-election. Biya has been president for 36 years and if he wins another mandate he will be 92 years old by the time his term ends.

FENAC 2018 – Artistes, Craftspeople Begin Festival

[Cameroon Tribune] The week-long event in the East Region regional capital will be opened today July 16, 2018 by Prime Minister, Head of Government, Philemon Yang, representing the Head of State.

[Cameroon Tribune] The week-long event in the East Region regional capital will be opened today July 16, 2018 by Prime Minister, Head of Government, Philemon Yang, representing the Head of State.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Energy – Italian Companies to Invest in Solar, Fossils Fuel

[Cameroon Tribune] The new Italian Ambassador to Cameroon disclosed the ambitions of the companies in an audience with the Minister of Energy and Water Resources in Yaounde on July 9, 2018.

[Cameroon Tribune] The new Italian Ambassador to Cameroon disclosed the ambitions of the companies in an audience with the Minister of Energy and Water Resources in Yaounde on July 9, 2018.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon