Sylvie Jacqueline NDOGMO of Women’s International League for Freedoms (WILPF) says the presence of the government of Cameroon over the worsening nature of the anglophone crisis only advances the killing of many Cameroonians. She says WILPF has documented the untold atrocities within the context of the anglophone crisis, especially on women, which all turns to demonstrate that the crisis is worsening.
The leader of the Federal Republic of Ambazonia is optimistic that the war for the restoration of Ambazonia will end on a negotiation table. Sisiku Ayuk Tabe Julius in an interview with Jeune Afrique Magazine says the national dialogue was a meeting of French Cameroon citizens to discuss their issues and a non-event for Southern Cameroonians.
Over 60 birth certificates have been created and distributed to some internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Nkambe, Donga Mantung Division, North West Region. The civil documents were established by the African Justice for Peace Association (AJA) in collaboration with the UNDP. The officials say several IDPs have been made vulnerable as their identification documents have been lost as a result of the anglophone crisis
Celestine NJAMEN, secretary-general of the human right department of the Cameroon Renaissance Movement party has revealed how he was brutalised, shot and later kidnapped by Cameroonian police. Released after close to 9 months in detention, Celestine NJAMEN says he was forced to lay face down by Cameroonian police and shot on the leg in Makepe Douala 5 Subdivision after their peaceful protest demonstration was disrupted.
The National President of the New Cameroon Patriotic Movement (NCPM) party says his party expects the Cameroon Renaissance Movement (CRM) political party to respect the terms of their alliance during the upcoming Municipal and Legislative elections in Cameroon. Speaking in a rally in Njombe-Penja Paul Eric Kingue said the terms of their agreement obliges the CRM not to contest elections in any area where his NCPM is contesting, and vice versa.
The Cameroon Renaissance Movement CRM Political party says it will win all of Littoral II sector in the upcoming municipal and legislative elections. The declaration was made by the sector President for the party, Joseph Segome.
Calm has returned in Nkambe, Donga Mantung Division in the North West of Cameroon after two students of Government Bilingual High School Nkambe were abducted and later rescued by vigilante group members. The situation caused panic urging some parents to withdraw their children from school for safety.
How will traditional rulers in Lebialem Division regain their thrones in their respective villages? This question has been the preoccupation of the custodians of tradition. Meeting in Yaoundé today, the traditional rulers have called on the government to do something and silence the Red Dragon restoration forces for peace to reign. They equally frown that some Ambazonia boys have been enthroned as Chiefs in total desecration of the tradition.
An identification process of victims of vandalisation and violence in Sangmelima in the South region of Cameroon has started. The process is to get names of shops owners that saw their investments looted and destroyed by indigenes of Sangmelima. Meantime activities have resumed timidly in the town.
Close to a week after tensions in Sangmelima in the South Region of Cameroon, boys who vandalised and looted property of businessmen from other regions have not been arrested. Critics see this as unfair and partial treatment. They say the forces of law and order would have used live bullets and indiscriminately arrested citizens had the vandalisation is committed in other regions of Cameroon.
Work has resumed at the Olembe Sports complex in Yaoundé eight months after suspension. The company charged with the construction work says all is set for them to work in the area day and night to meet the deadline.
Retired law professor Kais Saied has won Tunisia’s presidential election with 73% of the vote, according to preliminary results from the electoral commission. The 61-year-old former law professor was up against media mogul Nabil Karoui, 56, who had campaigned from prison after being arrested on charges of money laundering and tax fraud.
Nigeria’s First Lady Aisha Buhari has returned to the country after two months abroad, telling reporters when she arrived on Saturday that “fake news” was a scourge that will “lead us to something unimaginable”. While away, Mrs Buhari had been on a pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia and later on spent time in the UK.
South Africa’s justice minister is seeking a presidential pardon for a student activist serving an eight-year jail sentence for setting alight a police vehicle during the #FeesMustFall protests that rocked universities across the country in 2016. Khaya Cekeshe appeared in court on Monday in a bid to have his sentence and conviction for “malicious damage to property” overturned, but it was rejected by the magistrate
Rights group Amnesty International says there has been a rise in threats and attacks on journalists in Nigeria, with members of the press operating under a “climate of fear”. Its new report on media freedom in Nigeria denounces the country’s security forces for persecuting journalists who are critical of the authorities.
At least two people have been killed and several members of opposition parties arrested in Guinea’s capital, Conakry, during a protest against a constitutional review that many fear could pave the way for President Alpha Condé to extend his time in power. The homes of the two main opposition politicians – Sydia Touré and former Prime Minister Cellou Diallo – are currently surrounded by police and gendarmes.
Mourners have been gathering in Nairobi to receive the remains of dozens of Kenyans who died in the Ethiopian Airlines crash in March. All 157 people on board were killed when a fault caused the plane to crash shortly after take-off from Ethiopia’s capital city Addis Ababa.
A charity organisation is proposing an overhaul of Uganda’s orphanages, which are estimated to host 50,000 children, by replacing them with community hubs that would provide education and health services to the wider population. Instead of looking after 60 children in an orphanage the services could be accessed by up to 5,000 in a community, Child’s I Foundation Chief Executive Christopher Muwanguzi told BBC Newsday.
A delegation led by Mohamed Hamdan “Hemeti” Dagolo, a senior member of Sudan’s ruling Transitional Sovereign Council, is in the South Sudanese capital, Juba, for talks with rebel groups operating in Sudan. The talks opened today after South Sudan President Salva Kiir invited both sides. Present at the peace talks were close to a dozen African leaders, laureate of Nobel Peace Prize, Dr Abiy Ahmed and some 15 rebel groups in Sudan.
The International Cricket Council has readmitted Zimbabwe as a member following a three-month ban. Zimbabwe, who failed to qualify for this year’s World Cup, was suspended from ICC events in July because of political interference. They are now eligible to play in the men’s Under-19 World Cup in January. (Foreign News Source: BBC Africa)