BY: Dr. Donald Agumenu, Leadership and Governance Expert
I keep wondering if the UN, AU and our regional bodies are actually giving the necessary attention, or have a sense of urgency, towards the crisis in Cameroon. It seems as if, the world is immune to the situation in that beautiful country. The tapestry of the issues in Cameroon is such that, if care is not taken, global perspective may be thwarted to projecting the Southern Cameroons rebels who are fighting for self-determination with guerilla warfare tactics as terrorists, so that they be treated with the contempt associated with Boko Haram. In fact, this seems to have been the trend.
Indonesia is set to pass a highly controversial new penal code that would criminalize consensual sex outside of marriage and effectively outlaw same-sex relations, in a move rights groups have criticized as a violation of basic rights.
Fifty-four senior journalists from 26 leading African and Latin American news organisations as well as Chinese journalists are participating in the maiden Belt and Road News Network (BRNN) workshop in China.
The Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Christopher Wray has warned criminals involved in business email compromise (BEC) schemes that they will be arrested no matter where they carry out their illegal activities from.
President Donald Trump abruptly announced in a tweet Tuesday that he has asked national security adviser John Bolton to resign, noting that he "strongly disagreed with many" of Bolton's suggestions "as did others in the administration."