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Vol 47 No 4

Published 17th February 2006


Cameroon

The pink card

President Paul Biya's regime has survived much but until now, none of his opponents dared play the pink card. It all started when Catholic Archbishop Victor Tonye Bakot railed against homosexuality in a Christmas Day sermon and suggested gay sex was being used as a means of achieving social and political advancement. Biya himself has not been accused but allegations against his henchmen ensured he made homosexuality an issue in his National Youth Day address last week.

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