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House Speaker Urges For Responsibility, Condemns Utterances Of Some Men Of God….and more

The President of the National Assembly has called on the responsibility of MPs and their engagement towards enhancing government development efforts.
Speaking at the start of the November session of Parliament this Friday November 2nd, Cavaye Yeguie Djibril praised the attitude of Cameroonians during the just ended election, which he considered as democratic.
The House Speaker Castigated the utterances of men of God whom he described as disrespectful to state institutions
« Men of God have as role to preach peace, unity, national cohesion and respect of institutions not encourage chaos, instability;… not destroy » Cavaye Yeguie Djibril said.
His reaction targeted Archbishop Samuel Kleda, who had denounced several irregularities in the election.
The President elect is due to be sworn in on November 6th, though an official programme is still awaited.
The November Ordinary session will also focus on scrutinizing the 2019 State budget.
The Senatorial session for the Month of November is due to open this afternoon as from 4:00pm.

Today is the UN International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists. Unesco statistics show, over 1,000 journalists have been killed in the past 12 years; on average, one death every four days. In 9 out of 10 cases the killers go unpunished.
The Committee to Protect Journalists said: « In the past decade, at least 324 journalists have been murdered worldwide and in 85% of these cases no perpetrators have been convicted. »
While the United Nation’s Scribe, Antonio Guterres has said reporting is not a crime… » »Reporting is not a crime. Together, let’s stand up for journalists, for truth and for justice. » — @antonioguterres on Friday’s Intl Day to #EndImpunity for Crimes against Journalists. » The Secretary General of the UN said today

Members of a family are currently under medical care at the Bonassama District Hospital in Bonaberi, Douala 4 Subdivision, after a road accident on the Wouri Bridge Thursday October 1.
The father, mother and a 3 year old boy, were on a motor bike from Rond Point Deido, Douala 1 subdivsion to Bonaberi in Douala 4 subdivision, when their motor bike running on the wrong side of the road collided, with a vehicle coming from Bonaberi.
The trio sustained serious injuries, with the 3 year old child, reportedly unconscious. They were rushed to the hospital by witnesses.

Colonel Didier Badjeck has accused separatist for killing Pastor Charles Truman Wesco. The Head of the Communication Unit at the Defence Ministry, said he was shot dead by members of the secessionist terrorist group, who took cover around four corners in Bambui. The Colonel further said the regrettable incident by the men of the under world was Attributed to the defence forces and that secessionists have been using acts of this magnitude to blackmail the defence and security forces while at thesame time accusing them of genocide.(Equinoxe tv)

A delivery of building materials have been bestow on some internally displaced persons in the South West Region of Cameroon. The goods were handed to South West Governor Bernard Okalia Bilia on November 1, 2018 in Buea. The donation is within the framework of the humanitarian plan for victims of the near two-years-old sociopolitical unrest Anglophone Regions of Cameroon.(Crtv)

The outbreak of Cholera epidemic in the North and Far north regions of Cameroon is far from being eradicated, 3 months after the special cholera eradication plan launched by government. The national plan to eradicate cholera worth 1,7 billion was designed to run and eradicate the disease within three months, ( August, September and October) 2018.
With the period elapsed, new cases of cholera are still reported in the north and far north regions, with health experts questioning the effectiveness of the response plan.

Some 12,000 young Cameroonian volunteers will soon be dispatched across the national territory to enhance community development. The information was made public Thursday November 1st 2018, by Mounouna Foutsou, Minister of Youth affairs and Civic Education while signing an implementation support document on volunteerism with the UN Development Program and the United Population Fund

Doctors without Borders says it has treated 2,600 victims of sexual violence in just one town since May last year.
The town is Kananga in Democractic Republic of Congo – a country where rape continues to be used as a weapon of war.
The town is in the central province of Kasai which is one of the poorest provinces in the DR Congo and in the summer of 2016, a violent ethnic conflict erupted there.

The Ebola outbreak in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has claimed 180 lives, according to the health ministry as saying.
The ministry is reported as saying that it had recorded 285 possible cases.

South Africa’s national airline should be shut down, according to the country’s new finance minister.
Tito Mboweni said South Africa Airways (SAA) which has been losing money for years was not worth bailing out any more.
This isn’t government policy yet. But the future of SAA is clearly up for debate.

The joint CAF and FIFA security inspection team have concluded their security inspection of some hotels, stadia and other facilities to host the AFCON 2019 competition in Cameroon. Seven stadiums and 30 training facilities amongst other structures are still under construction 8months to the start of the Africa football tournament which begins in June 2019.

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