cameroon

  • Cameroon: Journalist Murdered After Exposing Government Corruption

    The body of one of the most prominent journalists in Cameroon was found near the capital of Yaoundé with signs of torture in what appears to be a brutal murder linked to his work.

  • Cameroon Determined to End Human Bone Trafficking

    The Cameroonian Gendarmerie arrested an individual with a large quantity of human bones, stating that authorities are determined to eradicate the growing phenomenon of human bone trafficking.

  • EU Blacklists Cameroon Over Illegal Fishing

    The European Commission has banned the import of seafood from Cameroon to the European Union, punishing the country for its lack of action against illegal fishing. The ban will stay in effect until Cameroon complies with the EU’s Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) fishing regulation.

  • HRW: IMF Loan to Cameroon Should Be Contingent on Anti-Corruption

    Human rights campaigners urged the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Friday to take steps to ensure a three-year loan for Cameroon is not squandered due to corruption.

  • Spanish Magistrate Accuses State-Owned Agency of Corruption

    A magistrate of the Spanish National Court has found evidence that scandal ridden state-owned company Defex, now in liquidation, allegedly engaged in corruption in the supply of military equipment to Saudi Arabia, implicating Saudi Arabian government officials.

  • Biya’s private travels: The story behind the story

    Cameroon’s government is up in arms after our investigation into president Paul Biya’s extended “private trips” away from his own country. Here’s how we counted his days abroad and built our story.

    A boy walks past a newspaper kiosk in the Wada district of Cameroon's capital of Yaounde, in the run-up to the presidential elections of October 2011. Photo (c): Reuters / Akintunde AkinleyeA boy walks past a newspaper kiosk in the Wada district of Cameroon's capital of Yaounde, in the run-up to the presidential elections of October 2011. Photo (c): Reuters / Akintunde Akinleye

  • Paul Biya, Cameroon’s Roaming President

    Cameroon’s president, Paul Biya, likes to travel abroad.

    As a result, he’s missed some far-reaching events in the country he rules from afar.  Pages from the Cameroon Tribune relating to Paul Biya's travels. OCCRP journalists used the state newspaper as a primary source to chart the president’s numerous foreign trips since taking office. (Image: OCCRP / Authors.) Some rights reserved.Pages from the Cameroon Tribune relating to Paul Biya's travels. OCCRP journalists used the state newspaper as a primary source to chart the president’s numerous foreign trips since taking office. (Image: OCCRP / Authors.) Some rights reserved.

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