Patrice Nganang: Online Campaign to Free Cameroon Journalist

English speakers in Cameroon are demanding an end to what they say is discrimination by the French-speaking majority.

In the latest development of the country's conflict, an online campaign has been launched in a bid to free journalist Patrice Nganang, who has been jailed after criticising the government in Cameroon.

Nganang was born in 1970 is a Cameroonian writer, poet and teacher.

He was born in Yaoundé, Cameroon and was educated in Cameroon and Germany. He was awarded a Ph.D. in comparative literature at the Johann Wolfgang Goethe University.
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During 2006–2007 he was the Randolph Distinguished Visiting Associate Professor of German Studies at Vassar College. 

He was an instructor at the Shippensburg University until 2007, and is now an Associate Professor of Comparative Literature at Stony Brook University.

His 1999 novel Temps de chien was awarded the Prix Littéraire Marguerite Yourcenar in 2001 and the Grand prix littéraire d'Afrique noire in 2002. - Online Sources


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