In Defense of the Anglophones

By | 2018-02-07T10:37:34+00:00 February 7, 2018|

Declaration made to the Criminal Court in Yaoundé December 27, 2017 Patrice Nganang Your Honor; Thank you for allowing me to address the court at this historic moment when writing is on trial. The case is all the more historic given that several times in the past writing has been on trial in Cameroon [...]

The Dawn of a New Republic

By | 2018-02-07T12:29:43+00:00 January 31, 2018|

Writing stands on a foundation of Liberty, of courage and honesty. It is the use of the alphabet to produce meaning. And yet, never has this definition of what I do been made clearer to me than now when I am incarcerated. It is a reminder that, indeed, the writer stands up before the State [...]

Digital Man

By | 2018-01-25T11:09:41+00:00 January 25, 2018|

Patrice Nganang I was very distressed in 2011. We were marching into an election. I had used most of what a writer can use to have an impact – written books, some of them very successful, had published in newspapers, given interviews here and there in the media, the traditional media, and [...]