In memory of the popular radio presenter Martinez Zogo, radio stations throughout Cameroon on Monday aired the words the journalist had hurled at corrupt rulers shortly before his death: “You will surely kill me. The only thing you can do is finish me off. This is [President] Paul Biya’s country, and everybody looks on and allows this to happen, because people are scared.”
Zogo had also warned that he had documents that “say a lot.” The managing director of the private radio station Amplitude FM said he would keep demanding that corrupt politicians and businessmen be be held accountable.
Journalist had threatened to expose corruption
Throughout December, Zogo had reported daily on his program “Embouteillages” that he had documents which allegedly proved that high-ranking public…