Some Africans Have Joined the Caravan of Migrants
UNHEARD OF HORROR
Slaughtered Because They Spoke English
A bid to declare the English-speaking regions of Cameroon independent of the French-speaking central government has been met with ferocious repression.
Did Americans Know About Torture at Africa’s ‘Guantanamo’?
The U.S. is investigating Amnesty International allegations of torture at a Cameroon base where U.S. forces support ops against Boko Haram. Are the Americans complicit?
They’re Burning Girls’ Breasts in Africa
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.
U.S. Troops Vs. Boko Haram’s Child Army
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.
Defending Cameroon’s Gays
Despite clients in jail and threats from the government, Alice N’kom, the first female lawyer in Cameroon, is undaunted.
The Straight Hero of Cameroon’s Gays
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.’
Was a World Cup Game Fixed?
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.