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JMC batch of 2006 Holds General Assembly, Elects Pioneer Bureau

JMC 2006, the batch of students of the University of Buea’s Journalism and Mass Communication (JMC) department 2006/2007 class has elected a pioneer executive bureau of the outfit. The bureau was put in place during the annual general meeting of the Alumni association. The bureau is expected to guide the group in their activities for […]

Douala:
Head of Bell Clan condemns demolition of houses in Bali

By Amina Hilda The King of the Bell Clan in Douala, Wouri division of the Littoral region, Jean Yves Eboumboum Manga Bell, has expressed indignation against what he considers ‘inhumane treatment’ given to the people of the Bali vicinity. At a presser Monday in Douala, Kinga Manga Bell condemned the demolition of houses. According to […]

Maroua Regional Hospital:
Population Accuses Staff of Corrupt Practices, Poor Services

By Amina Hilda Some inhabitants of Maroua among them patients have accused the staff and management of the Maroua Regional Hospital of engaging in corrupt practices and offering poor services to patients. According to sources, patients are poorly received in emergency services. They are reportedly given poor quality of medical and surgical emergency care. Corruption, […]

Nguti:
BIR Soldiers donate to Talangaye Population ahead of National Day

By Amina Hilda Some officers of the Rapid Intervention Battalion, BIR of the military have donated some items to the population of Talangaye village in Nguti subdivision, Kupe-Muanenguba division of the South West region. The donations were handed on Sunday May 15. It is part of the military’s outreach program as the nation gears up […]

Secondary Education Minister visiting Common Entrance Examination Centres

Secondary Education Minister, Professor Nalova Lyonga Pauline is about now visiting various centres where candidates are taking the Common Entrance Examination into Form One. More than 250, 000 children are taking the exams nationwide. The visit which began today at 9:00am has taken the minister to several centres in Yaoundé. Accompanied by her close collaborators, […]

Fair to educate public on military career choices underway in Yaounde

The Ministry of Defence is currently running a three-day initiative to provide information on career choices in the army. The program running at the 101 military airbase in Yaounde kicks off today May 17 and ends on May 19, a day to the National Day. “The said days … Objective is to strengthen the bond […]

News Roundup – May 16th, 2022

Final touches are being carried out ahead of the National Day march past. While some pavements are being repainted, the armed forces have spent the past days practicing to march. It remains uncertain if President Paul Biya will partake in the May 20th ceremony. A 34-year-old victim of the Anglophone crisis has given birth to […]

Eto’o, Song grace start of Elite One phase two games

Samuel Eto’o Fils, Président of the Cameroon Football Federation, FECAFOOT and Lions’ coach, Rigobert Song yesterday, May 15, marked present at the Yaounde omnisports Annex Stadium. They were there to witness the match between Astress and Racing. This was on the occasion of the kick off of the second phase of the MTN Elite One […]

Government takes measures to assist Cameroon local flour promoters

The Cameroon government has organized a seminar in Douala, Littoral Region of Cameroon, to encourage and assist local flour promoters in the country. The ongoing Russian-Ukraine crisis has permitted many countries to come to the realization of the importance of engaging into the production of some commodities independently. This is the case with flour production […]

COBAC bans crypto currency exchange in CEMAC zone

The Central African Banking Commission (COBAC) has banned crypto currency exchange in all zones of the Economic and Monetary Community of Central Africa, CEMAC. The decision was made during an extraordinary session which took place May 6, 2022. The session was aimed at examining the impacts of crypto assets on the stability of Banking and […]

Anglophone Conflict: 16 persons kidnapped in Nguti in less than a week

16 persons have been kidnapped by separatist fighters in Nguti, Kupe Muanenguba Division of the South West Region. At least four people were kidnapped in the same locality on Thursday alone. The crime of those kidnapped is that, they are said to have performed purification rites as number of conflict-related deaths soar. “The move was […]

57-year-old mother of three commits suicide by hanging in Douala

A woman by name Anastasie Feudjo has reportedly terminated her life by hanging at the Mabanda neighborhood in Douala of the Littoral Region. According to reports, the body of the 57-year-old mother of 3 kids was found hanging at the end of a rope at her home in Rue des Palmiers. Relatives have revealed that […]

COTCO management say too early to determine cause of Nanga Eboko plane crash

The General Manager of the Cameroon Oil Transportation Company, COTCO has said it is too early to determine the cause of Wednesday’s plane crash. Xavier Folch, was speaking to the press, two days after a non-cargo aircraft immaculated; TJ-TIM crashed in Mimbanga village in the centre region — with 11 passengers on board. “We are […]

Armed conflict in NW, SW:
Biya’s arming of vigilante groups to fight Amba fighters raises concerns

By Soulemanu Buba President Paul Biya’s constant material support to vigilante groups in the restive North West and South West regions has sparked reservations in certain quarters. On Wednesday May 11, 80 brand new motorbikes from Biya were handed to Senior Divisional Officers, SDOs across the North West Northwest governor Adolph Lake Lafrique handed the […]

Truck crushes three persons to death in Bamenda

By Soulemanu Buba A truck has crushed at least three persons to death at the New Road vicinity in Bamenda, Mezam division of the North West region. The incident happened moments ago. Reports hold that, the truck believed to have suffered a break failure lost its way crushing its victims to death beyond recognition. The […]

Girl killed by collapsing ENEO pole in Buea, laid to rest

A student of Summerset college who was recently killed by collapsing electric pole has finally been laid to rest in Bafia, near Muyuka. Ashu Bridget was buried yesterday May 12. This followed the removal of her corpse which took place earlier yesterday. Following the corpse removal, her remains were taken to summerset college Buea where […]

Prominent poet to advocate end to injustice, violence in show today

Human rights advocate and poet, Taleabong Alemnge will today be performing a series of poems that aim to decry a range of ills in society. The Buea-based artist who has often used his art to challenge injustices including those resulting from the armed conflict in the North West and South West regions, will be performing […]

Mbankomo DO bans sale of alcohol during funerals

The Divisional Officer for Mbankomo in the Centre Region of Cameroon, Thierry Cosmas Nama, has signed a release on May 11, prohibiting the sales of alcohol at funerals. According to him, the activity is a shameful one and should be stopped throughout the territory of the Mbankomo district. ” I have the honor to reiterate […]

Germany to boost Cameroon’s cotton sector

By Amina Hilda Germany has taken an engagement to boost Cameroon’s cotton sector. The engagement was renewed Tuesday May 11 during a meeting grouping stakeholders in Yaounde. Through the German Cooperation, the European country seeks to strengthen cotton production in the Adamawa, North and Far North regions. These regions are considered the highest poverty affected […]

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