Evariste Menouga

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Menouga, editor in chief of the independent newspaper Hebdo, was convicted of “inciting rebellion within the army” and “spreading false news,” and remanded to the central prison in Keondengui. Menouga was arrested in Yaounde after a warrant was issued against him on March 13 by Defense Minister Philippe Menye. The arrest was in connection with an article titled “Rebellion in the Army” published in the March 12 issue of Hebdo. Menouga was scheduled for a court hearing on April 17.