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15 June 2015
Arbitrary Arrests, Cybercrime, and Mass Mobile Adoption: Monitoring Digital Rights in Sub-Saharan Africa
Global Voices speaks to Tom Rhodes, the East Africa representative for the Committee to Protect Journalists, about the state of freedom of expression online in Sub-Saharan Africa.
4 April 2015
Ebola still remains a threat in West Africa, but media coverage is waning. A US-based collective of musicians from Cameroon, Liberia, Senegal, and the US is raising awareness of it.
25 March 2015
Cameroonians skewered the French newspaper's coverage, which reported that President Biya's trip to Europe was health-related. Some said it was an invasion of privacy or an attempt to destabilize Cameroon.
24 March 2015
Officials claim a photoshopped image of the president honoring fallen soldiers was the work of a hacker. But it's not the first time the government has featured manipulated photos.
24 February 2015
29 October 2014
Who are Cameroon's big names? Do English speakers and French speakers get along? Gaelle Tjat, based in Douala, gives a colorful portrait of her homeland.
25 September 2014
Fifteen African countries including Madagascar are potentially at risk since they have the same environmental characteristics as affected countries. The prime minister says Madagascar is prepared, but others are doubtful.
28 August 2014
Shame and Outrage in Algeria After Cameroon Footballer Albert Ebossé Is Killed by an Object Tossed from the Stands
"No desire to resume the league after the death of #Ebosse! #Disgusted. Our lives are worth more than this rubbish."
27 August 2014
The footballing world is in a state of shock following the death of 24-year-old Ebossé, killed by a projectile thrown from the stands after a match.
6 August 2014
When the most brutal attack by the Nigerian Islamist group Boko Haram in Cameroon took place, citizens had to turn to foreign media and social networking sites for news.
1 August 2014
On July 27, 2014 the terrorist group Boko Haram managed to kidnap the wife of Cameroon's Vice Prime Minister, Ahmadou Ali, and kill his family members.
29 June 2014
More than a decade ago, Marc Vivien Foé collapsed and died at the Stade Gerland in Lyon, France, during the Confederations Cup semi-final game between Cameroon and Columbia.
20 June 2014
Beyond the World Cup Headlines: Protests in Brazil, a Jailed Writer in Cameroon and Foul Play From Fans
You have to know more than just football to understand the World Cup. Deji Olukotun gives a play-by-play of the important free expression and human rights issues.
National Assembly President Guillaume Soro, who led the rebellion against Ivorian President Laurent Gbagbo that sparked civil war in Cote d’Ivoire, was greeted as a unwelcome "rebel."
13 June 2014
The Indomitable Lions players refused to leave their hotel unless they were paid their share of the World Cup prize money that FIFA gives to each participating country.
22 May 2014
On the eve of the Paris summit for security in Nigeria, the Nigerian militant group Boko Haram crossed over into Cameroon despite the heavy presence of security forces.
24 April 2014
19 April 2014
An interview with Florian Ngimbis, president of the Cameroonian Bloggers Association, about language, the country's poor Internet penetration and more.
5 April 2014
Minister of Secondary Education Louis Bapes Bapes was taken into custody last week. His release barely 24 hours later has left more questions than answers.