Mokolo market in Yaounde has been temporally sealed following an local bomb explosion this afternoon. This happened in a drinking spot destroying chairs and other materials.This is the third time a local explosion has occurred in Cameroon’s political Capital, Yaounde.
A video has emerged showing military men pulling the body of a civilian believed to be an Ambazonia fighter. Shot in Pinyin, North West region, the soldiers while insulting the corpse made comments about the fight for independence by separatists.
Public Health Minister Dr. Manaouda Malachie has revealed that the success to Cameroon’s near excellent Covid-19 recovery rate is due to the use of the drug Hydroxidchloroquine by their medical personnel. The Minister has urged Cameroonians to continue respecting measures put to limit the spread so as to completely eliminate the virus from the whole country.
US Embassy has condemned the recent barbaric acts carried out by separatists in the North West and South West regions and calls for an immediate end of violence from both parties. The US Embassy has termed these acts “disturbing” and “complete disregard for the human dignity”. The Embassy equally extended a message of condolence to the families of the victims of the most recent heinous crimes.
SDF Parliamentarian, Jean Michele Nitcheu has told the government that the crisis in the anglophone regions has escalated and so cannot be ended with a decree. He has urged the government to engage in more lasting solutions that will bring peace which is long lasting to the troubled regions
The spokesperson of Maurice Kamto, Bibou Nissack who had his wedding banned by the SDO for Yaounde II, Mamadi Mahamat, says he’s ashamed of Cameroon as he believes his wedding was prohibited by the SDO on purely political reasons and he believes it doesn’t speak well for the image of the country.
A gendarmerie element beaten to dead at Finexs agency in Douala last month will be buried tomorrow Saturday in the East region. The body of Joseph Lienpime was removed from the mortuary today in Yaounde.
Nganyu Thomas Tangem has been buried in Nkambe- Donga Mantung Division in the North West Region of Cameroon. He died as a detainee chained to his hospital bed at the Yaoundé Central hospital. The family and lawyers continue to call for justice.
Militants of the Cameroon Renaissance Movement party have condemned a decision of the Divisional Officer of Yaounde II banning the marriage of Olivier Bibou Nissack, spokesperson of Professor Maurice Kamto. The D.O gave three reasons for his decision. Militants say the administrative decision is politically motivated.
South West Chiefs conference has condemned the killing of a woman in Muyuka in the South West. In a release signed by His Majesty Chief Mafany NJIE Martin, the custodians of tradition called on government to bring perpetrators to book.
The National Communication Council has called the head of the Nouvelle Expression group to order over utterances made on TV by a music artist. The Yaounde-based musician had made remarks about asking his wife to commit an abortion when he returned from China to find her pregnant.
Days after crews celebrated an end to leakage from a grounded ship in Mauritius, fuel oil has once again been spotted escaping into the sea. More booms and a skimmer vessel have been sent to control the slick, the country’s National Crisis Committee says. “This type of leakage was expected and is due to the bending and twisting of the vessel,” it said in a statement, adding that although staff had been deployed, members of the public would soon be “required” to help too.
The Malawi High Court on Thursday ordered the police force to financially compensate 18 women and girls who were raped and assaulted by officers in the small town of Nsundwe on the outskirts of the capital Lilongwe. The Women Lawyers Association (WLA) instituted court action after the Malawi Human Rights Commission (MHRC) said it had established that police officers raped 13 women and one girl, and sexually assaulted three other girls under the age of 18 years during an op.
A Nigerian man has been rescued from the garage of his parents’ house in the northern city of Kano, where he had been locked up for three years, police say. Ahmed Aminu, 30, was discovered after a police raid on the family’s residence in the Farawa area of central Kano on Thursday morning. Neighbours had alerted a local NGO, Human Rights Network, about his plight, and the police were then called.
The authorities in Zambia’s capital, Lusaka, have closed an illegal wine factory found inside one of the country’s biggest educational institutions, the Lusaka Times website reports. It says health officials raided the factory after staff at Evelyn Hone College complained about the smell of fermentation coming from the canteen. There they found all the various pieces of kit use in making and bottling wine, the website reports.
Tanzanians living near the Indian Ocean have been advised to continue with their daily activities as no tsunami risk is expected. Residents reportedly feared huge waves could follow the 6.0 magnitude earthquake that hit offshore from Vikindu, near the commercial capital of Dar es Salaam, on Wednesday night.