Men believed to be separatist fighters have bordered a lady in Muyuka, South West region. A video on social media shows here butchered in broad day light by men accusing her of being a “black leg” and betraying the separatist struggle.
Today marks a year after late journalist, Samuel Wazizi was arrested. He was declared dead months ago by the ministry of defence but his family is yet to get his corpse. His brother says this adds salt to injury.
A house constructed with the use of planks burnt at “Dirty South” quarter in Molyko Buea. Residents say the flames ignited from a gas bottle.
Workers of the Yaounde VI council have decried the ineffectiveness of the decentralisation process in Cameroon. They blocked the main entrance to the council office today demanding the payment of six months salary arrears. To the workers, the Mayor says the council coffers council are empty at the moment.
The population of Bamunka in Ngokentunjia Division in the North West is living in fear following the killing of a vigilante group member by separatist fighters. Peter Njakah was beheaded by the boys on accusation that he is a traitor. The boys have promised to attack any church leader that will call for school resumption or reconstruction of the Division. They have identified themselves in an audio as Vampires of Ngokentunjia.
Albert Roger Milla says demands made by other football players for the head of state to compensate them for football exploits are not valid. Speaking on Canal 2 International this evening, the 1990 Indomitable Lion says President Paul Biya offering a house each to the 22 players that qualified Cameroon to the quarter finals of the Italy 1990 world cup is a promise that needed to be fulfilled.
The family and lawyers of journalist Samuel Wazizi continue making demands for the government to provide the body for a proper burial. One year after the arrest and subsequent death of the journalist, government remains silent.
Over ten thousand ghost workers discovered in government’s pay roll. This follows investigations carried out by the Ministry of finance. The ministry started the process in 2018. The ghost workers caused government to lost over 35 billion each year.
Daniel Urbain Ndongo has been appointed the new Director of IRIC, Yaounde. He was appointed today by Presidential decree. He replaces the former director, Salomon Eheth appointed on July 3 as Cameroon’s Ambassador to the United Nation’s Mission in Geneva, Switzerland
First ever Cameroonian female doctor, Gladys Ejomi has died today. The pioneer doctor practiced the profession for 58 years before retiring. Minister of Women’s empowerment, Marie Therese Abena Ondoa has given the doctor the memorable prize as the first female doctor to help cement her legacy.
Parliamentarians from the North West Region have pleaded for the acceleration works on the Babadjou-Bamenda road. A delegation of elected officials was received by the Minister of Public Works, Emmanuel Nganou Djoumessi to discuss the evolution of work on the site.
The national gendarmerie today apprehended 3 heavily armed robbers in the locality of Kake. The robbers are said to be terrorising the local population of Kake. The suspects whose names have not been released are currently in the gendarmerie custody with investigations to their activities set to continue.
Covid-19 records in Cameroon now show that the country has recorded over 16000 confirmed positive cases. Health Minister Manaouda Malachie on his Twitter handle notes that 13,728 persons have been treated while 373 have died of the virus. The Minister has called for more vigilance as figures keep rising.
Thousands of protesters are once again on the streets of the Malian capital, Bamako, calling on the country’s president, Ibrahim Boubakar Keïta, to step down. They’re angry at worsening jihadist violence and the level of corruption in the country.
Officials in Somalia now say 19 people are known to have died during a shoot-out inside the capital Mogadishu’s main prison. Correctional Services Spokesman Abdiqani Mohamed Khalaf said on state TV that 15 prisoners were killed, and four wardens. Another eight people were injured, he said.
The government in Niger has extended a state of emergency to the entire region that surrounds the capital Niamey after six French aid workers, a local driver and a guide were killed on Sunday. The giraffe reserve where gunmen on motorbikes carried out the attack has now been closed to visitors. No group has claimed it but the attack is highly likely to have been carried out by Islamist militants.
A man and his three wives have been arrested in north-western Nigeria on suspicion of the long-term detention and torture of their 12-year-old son. The boy was found on Sunday among goats and hens inside a makeshift structure where he was tied to a wooden pillar. After a tip-off a team of human rights lawyers and police said they found him barely able to stand on his feet, and looking malnourished.
A Rwandan man died in hospital after being badly assaulted by a police officer who was enforcing a night-time curfew on the outskirts of the capital, Kigali, a member of his family has told the BBC. Flavien Ngaboyamahina, who would have turned 30 on Wednesday, had visited a friend in Karenge, east of Kigali. They were both arrested on 1 August for being outdoors after 21:00 local time, when the curfew starts, the family member, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said.
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