A brutal tradition akin to female genital mutilation is spreading in Cameroon’s war zone. Girls’ breasts are ‘flattened’ with hot irons and stones to keep men at bay.
As Washington prepares to deploy up to 300 American troops to fight Boko Haram, it’s important to remember they’ll be up against kids.
Despite clients in jail and threats from the government, Alice N’kom, the first female lawyer in Cameroon, is undaunted.
Why has 69-year-old Alice N’kom risked everything to defend gays in a country where homosexuality is illegal? Because ‘someone has to do this.’
A notorious match-fixer reportedly predicted exactly what would happen in one of last week’s World Cup games. Cameroon is investigating claims that players lost in exchange for cash.