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Cameroon Widows Protest Harsh Traditional Practices

YAOUNDE, CAMEROON VOA  | At least 250 widows from across western Cameroon are staging protests to call for an end to cleansing rituals and other cultural practices they say they have been forced to undergo following their husbands’ deaths. The widows gathered to demonstrate in the western town of Bafoussam. Forty-seven-year-old Amede Djoulde …

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Cameroon streets crowded despite COVID-19

  africanews  | Despite preventive messages and recommendations announced by the Cameroonian government in dealing with the rising cases of the new coronavirus, many are not adhering to these measures. Notwithstanding the ban of more than 50 people at public places, this is not the case in Cameroon’s economic capital,Douala Few respect …

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Turkish immigration officials wrap Cameroonian man in clingfilm

Ahval  | Turkish authorities wrapped 47-year-old man in a plastic wrapping before sending him on a flight to his country of origin, Cameroon, France 24 news site reported on Saturday. Video footage of Emmanuel Fosso Someon Chedjou being treated as luggage by the airline’s officials ahead of Turkish Airlines TK667 flight on Jan. …

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