In Cameroon, Ahmed Abba Sentenced to 10 Years in Jail

[CPJ] New York -A military court in Cameroon today sentenced Ahmed Abba, a correspondent for Radio France Internationale’s (RFI) Hausa service, to 10 years in prison and ordered him to make a payment of 55 million Central African francs (US$91,133) Abba’s lawyer Clément Nakong, told CPJ.

[CPJ] New York -A military court in Cameroon today sentenced Ahmed Abba, a correspondent for Radio France Internationale's (RFI) Hausa service, to 10 years in prison and ordered him to make a payment of 55 million Central African francs (US$91,133) Abba's lawyer Clément Nakong, told CPJ.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

In Cameroon, Ahmed Abba Sentenced to 10 Years in Jail

[PR Newswire] New York -NEW YORK, 24 April 2017 / PRN Africa / — A military court in Cameroon today sentenced Ahmed Abba, a correspondent for Radio France Internationale’s (RFI) Hausa service, to 10 years in prison and ordered him to make a payment of 55 million Central African francs (US$91,133) Abba’s lawyer Clément Nakong, told CPJ. Abba, who has been held in pretrial detention for 635 days, was convicted of “non-denunciation of terrorism” and “laundering of the proceeds of terrorist acts,” last week. Nakong said that

[PR Newswire] New York -NEW YORK, 24 April 2017 / PRN Africa / -- A military court in Cameroon today sentenced Ahmed Abba, a correspondent for Radio France Internationale's (RFI) Hausa service, to 10 years in prison and ordered him to make a payment of 55 million Central African francs (US$91,133) Abba's lawyer Clément Nakong, told CPJ. Abba, who has been held in pretrial detention for 635 days, was convicted of "non-denunciation of terrorism" and "laundering of the proceeds of terrorist acts," last week. Nakong said that

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

NFF Official Relishes Pro-License Course in Cameroon

[Daily Trust] A former Nigerian international and NFF’s Assistant Director (Technical), Siji Lagunju is excited being one of 35 technical officials from across the African continent presently attending a six-day CAF Pro-License Elite Instructors Course…

[Daily Trust] A former Nigerian international and NFF's Assistant Director (Technical), Siji Lagunju is excited being one of 35 technical officials from across the African continent presently attending a six-day CAF Pro-License Elite Instructors Course in Cameroon.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Outrage Over Military Conviction of Cameroon Journalist

[CAJ News] Yaounde -THE conviction and ten-year sentence a Cameroonian military court has imposed on a journalist for alleged terrorism has been denounced as a travesty to justice. Radio journalist, Ahmed Abba, has been convicted after torture and a tr…

[CAJ News] Yaounde -THE conviction and ten-year sentence a Cameroonian military court has imposed on a journalist for alleged terrorism has been denounced as a travesty to justice. Radio journalist, Ahmed Abba, has been convicted after torture and a trial deemed unfair by human rights groups. He was also fined a whooping ? 84 000 (R1, 2 million) on charges of "non-denunciation of terrorism" and "laundering of the proceeds of terrorist acts." The journalist has been acquitted of the charge of "glorifying acts of terrorism

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Bilingualism, Mutliculturalism – Commission Begins Work Tomorrow

[Cameroon Tribune] The team headed by Peter Mafany Musonge will be commissioned tomorrow 27 April during a ceremony at the Yaounde Conference Centre to be chaired by Prime Minister, Philemon Yang. President Biya yesterday appointed Cornelius Chi Asafor…

[Cameroon Tribune] The team headed by Peter Mafany Musonge will be commissioned tomorrow 27 April during a ceremony at the Yaounde Conference Centre to be chaired by Prime Minister, Philemon Yang. President Biya yesterday appointed Cornelius Chi Asafor as Secretary General of the said commission

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon