COVID-19 AND THE LAW.
By Barrister Ataubo Buriya Unuase Corona Virus Disease 2019 ( COVID-19) was in the month of March 2020 declared by the WHO to be a Pandemic. Many people may not understand what an epidemic or a pandemic is. Webster’s Dictionary defines an epidemic as an outbreak of a disease that […]
Celebrating a female political martyr – Marthe Moumié
By Kiven Brenda Cameroonians on January 8, paid hommage to a great female political martyr, Marthe Moumié, who was assassinated in 2006 at her residence in Ebolowa, South region of Cameroon. Politicians, historians, researchers ,journalists amongst others used social media to post the works of Marthe during her political career […]
Despite Low Pay, Female African Footballers are Today’s Santa Claus
By Kiven Brenda The festive season rekindles the spirit of sharing and giving across the continent. Many institutions, groups, and individuals reach out to the underprivileged for various reasons. Most often those who carry out these acts, do not expect anything back. It is the case of some female African […]
Garbage And Related Items
By Yandi Melody We’ve all heard this before. Men are trash. Hot flaming pieces of garbage which should be kept far, far away on the fringes of society, never to be dealt with again. No, I am not bitter, no I am not hurt, and no, I am not saying this […]
Dream on your own terms.
By Comfort Mussa I bear on my body the scars of a little girl who ‘played like a boy’. Growing up, I was often described as “rough girl”. Broken bones, torn skin came with the territories i played/fought in. Some of the scars have faded with time but others are […]
Cameroon mainstream media and toxic masculinity
By Comfort Mussa Yesterday I went to the news stand for my daily supply of newspapers. I was drawn to The Guardian Post edition 1070. It had a bold headline at the top of the cover page which read “Pastor jailed for sucking minor’s breast” Yes!! I told myself it […]
Cameroon – Tuition free vocational training for women with disabilities .
The Regional Delegation of Women’s Empowerment and the Family and Socio Economic Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (SEEPD) Program of the Cameroon Baptist Convention Health Services (CBCHS) have launched a tuition free vocational training initiative for women with disabilities in Cameroon’s North West Region.The general public specifically women and girls […]
Is Wonder Woman qualified to be a UN ambassador?
By BBC The United Nations has come under fire for appointing comic book character Wonder Woman as its new Honorary Ambassador for the Empowerment of Women and Girls. The UN bestowed the honorary title to the famed heroine, also known as Princess Diana of Thermyscira, on her 75th birthday on […]
Cameroon: Eviction From Matrimonial Home & New Penal Code
By George Mbella –Cameroon Tribune Section 358-1 spells out penalties to halt a social misbehavior that has divided families and caused suffering. One of the groundbreaking innovations of new Penal Code is the punishment of the spouse who, outside any judicial proceedings and without a valid reason, evicts the other […]
Latest Innovations on Cameroon’s Penal Code
Courtesy of CRTV Top among the numerous issues deliberated on at the June 2016 Plenary session in the upper and lower house of parliament are the latest updates on the Cameroon Penal code. The 50 year old document has witnessed the following innovations: – Adultery remains a criminal act not […]