Two agents of the Electricity Supply Company in Cameroon, ENEO, have been electrocuted by a high tension cable at the Bessengué neighbourhood in Douala. The pair were carrying out repairs on the cables when the incident occured.
Cameroon has exited the Tokyo2020 olympics without any MEDAL. Cameroon’s last hope of a silverware was shattered after athlete, Joseph Emilliene Essombe, was defeated by a Mongolian opponent.
The five police constables in Cameroon who died in the July 18 separatist attack in Bali have today been honoured by the state. They were posthumously decorated by the Delegate General for National Security, Martin Mbarga Nguelle in Yaoundé today.
Cameroon’s Ministry of Defense has accused Human Rights Watch of supporting separatists in the country’s Anglophone regions. This remark was made in a communiqué today following a report by the HRW which revealed attrocities committed by the military in these regions.
Movements have been hampered in Kumbo, Njinikom and Bali. The tree localities are in Cameroon’s restive North West Region. The hold-up is as a result of a number of standoffs between Separatist fighters and government soldiers. In a recent confrontation in Kumbo, over 10 deaths were recorded.
President Paul Biya of Cameroon has now spent close to a month out of the country after he went out for a private visit. The president had announced his return after demonstrations against him by diaspora countrymen, but failed to arrive in the said date.the visit abroad comes after he spent two years at home, thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic.
An unidentified man today missed death as police officers rescued him from the hands of an angry mob. The man is said to have stabbed another in the eye during a fight.
Cyrus Ngo’o, head of the Douala Autonomous Port has been given a six-month suspended sentence by a Cameroon court. Reports say he lost a case after he was dragged to court by an enterprise for charging arbitrary fees on its products.