Anglophone refugees in Nigeria have expressed their discontent with the planned visit of South West governor, Bernard Okalia Bilai. Accusing government of being the reason for their refugee status, any government official visiting them they say will be met with stiff resistance.
Cameroon Minister of Post and Telecommunications, Minette Libom Li Likeng has issued a firm warning to social media users who indulge in Cyber Criminality. The upsurge of social media related crimes in the country has prompted the Minister to issue a statement saying perpetrators of such crimes will be hunted and brought to book.
Cameroon’s preparedness level to host the African Nations Championship next year in 2021 was today reviewed at the Yaounde Multipupurse complex. The tournament was supposed to take place earlier this year but was postponed to 2021 due to the Corona virus pandemic.
There has been widespread social media condemnation of the murder of a lady by alleged separatist fighters for supposedly being a black leg. Many social media users have called the act a moral calamity and are urging the perpetrators of this gruesome act to be arrested and punished as soon as possible.
The Delegate General for National Security, Martin Mbarga Nguelle today presided over the graduation of 264 National superintendents and assistant superintendents who have gone through a 23 months intense training and asked them to take the firm commitment to serve their fatherland with loyalty.
The Bamenda III Council has embarked on a vast community water scheme to resolve the constant problem of water scarcity in the council area. The project has the capacity to generate over 40,000 liters of water to several neighbourhoods in Bamenda.
Dr. Nick Ngwayam has warned that something needs to be done and fast too to stop the killings in the Anglophone regions of Cameroon. The medical doctor and political critic has condemned the killing of a woman by unknown individuals in Muyuka, South West region of Cameroon.
There have been contrasting reactions on who or which group is responsible for the killing of a woman in Muyuka. According to some sources in Makanga quarter in Muyaka, the woman was killed by relatives of her husband for cutting off the penis of her husband.To Mark Bareta, a Southern Cameroon activist based in the diaspora, a group of killers sponsored by the government of Cameroon is responsible for the gruesome killing.
Has the military finally deserted Muyuka Sub Division in the South West? That is the question many are asking following continuous uninvestigated atrocities committed in the area. The population is calling on the government to show prove of control over the land by bringing perpetrators to book.
At least four civilians have been killed brutally by unidentified individuals in the Anglophone regions of Cameroon. The situation has further caused panic in the regions as inhabitants live in perpetual fear.
The body of Nganyu Thomas Tangem is enroute to Nkambe, Donga Mantung Division in the North West region of Cameroon. The Anglophone detainee at the Yaounde Central prison died while chained to his sick bed. His defending lawyers are calling for justice.
A court in Nigeria has made the first convictions under a new anti-piracy law which came into force last year. Three men were fined about $50,000 (£38,000) each. They are thought to be part of a syndicate accused of hijacking an oil tanker off the coast of Equatorial Guinea in March and securing a $20,000 ransom for the crew.
Mozambique’s government has finally reacted to reports that the ammonium nitrate which caused a huge deadly explosion in Lebanon earlier this month was on its way to Mozambique. The Deputy Justice Minister Filimao Suazi confirmed that the chemical was meant to come to Mozambique. But he denied that anyone in Mozambique was responsible for the explosion, instead pointing the finger at Beirut’s port authorities.
Uganda’s former army general Henry Tumukunde has launched his presidential bid as a independent candidate. The general unveiled his promise for “a renewed Uganda” under the slogan “Kisoboka” meaning “it is possible”, along with a song. Mr Tumukunde during the launch said he knew what it would take to win the general election and was organised.
South Africa’s new coronavirus infections appear to be stabilising. The number of new infections in the country has fallen dramatically – the lowest since June. The country’s coronavirus recovery rate has increased to 75% – it’s highest to date and well above the global average of 62%. New Covid-19 cases have declined from a peak of around 15,000 daily infections to just over 2,500 in the past 24 hours. There’s also been a decrease in coronavirus related fatalities.