MTN Cameroon accused of delaying police investigations
By Comfort Mussa Recently, a nine year old girl (Happi Pretty) in Bamenda,Cameroon was kidnapped, and she died in kidnappers’ custody. The news shocked the city of Bamenda and the story made headlines in in Bamenda and across Cameroon. According to a report in the national daily,Cameroon Tribune, a police […]
Cameroonian Female Legislators to visit the United States.
Courtesy : Facebook Page of US Embassy, Yaounde On October 22, 2015, Ambassador Michael S. Hoza welcomed to the U.S. Embassy in Yaounde the distinguished Members of Parliament, Vice President Monjowa Lifaka, Ndam Njoya Patricia and Chiabi Honorine; and Senator Paulette Bisseck. These women leaders are part of a strong […]
Stories From The Honeymoon Suite – Part 1
By Comfort Mussa Ask any lady in Cameroon the question – What is the best gift a woman can give her husband on their wedding night? The response you will likely hear is “Her virginity”. Yes! That’s what our mothers were taught. It’s what I learned. While there is […]
As Young Nannies Leave Workforce to Attend School, Cameroonian Mothers Are Taking Their Babies to Work
by Comfort Mussa ,Global Press Journal BAMENDA, CAMEROON – It’s a Friday morning and Brenda Kiven has much to do: care for her 17-month-old baby, wash his clothes, clean their apartment, and prepare food.A journalist and chief of news at Radio Hot Cocoa in Bamenda, the capital of Cameroon’s Northwest […]
Cameroonian survivors of human trafficking speak out
By Tapang Ivo Yaounde – Cameroon : The secret network of human traffickers in Cameroon and the Middle East has been exposed, with most victims being women and girls who seek better jobs in Kuwait and Lebanon. Cameroonian women and girls are forced to work under difficult and tiring conditions […]
Cameroon – Women Beyond Representation
A campaign for “women beyond representation” June 29th, 2015 By Comfort Mussa Bamenda, Cameroon: It’s a busy Monday morning in Bamenda .There’s a bustle of traffic – cars, okadas and pedestrians are moving in every direction. Its rush hour and everyone is in a hurry to get to work on […]
Who am i?
By Comfort Mussa Growing up, i always introduced myself by saying who my parents were. The question was never who are you? It was always- whose child are you? I became a woman and the question is, whose wife are you? The question that eliminates room for being a single […]
Journalism for social change: Tiina Kangro’s story
By Comfort Mussa Sisterspeak237 connects you to Tiina Kangro , an extraordinary Estonian woman of her time. In this interview, Tiina talks about her extensive journalism career, her social activism, vision and motivations. [su_youtube url=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lWo8h1H8P_0&feature=youtu.be”]
Menstrual Hygiene – Let’s Break The Bloody Taboo!
By Comfort Mussa It’s over a year now, since the government of Cameroon banned the use of non biodegradable plastics. Like other Cameroonians I still grapple with the insufficiency and high cost of the alternatives. Shop owners often do not provide packaging for goods bought. Customers pay for plastic […]
Call For Applications – Higher Institute for Growth in Health Research for Women Researchers
In collaboration with the World Health Organization’s Special Program for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases, a consortium of women researchers in Cameroon is planning a workshop that aims at supporting and encouraging the growth of early career women scientists through a project supplemented with a mentor-protege program. The workshop […]