Containers of illicit fuel worth millions of francs cfa have been confiscated from business men at the Moungo bridge, entrance to Douala from the South West . Security and custom officers say the trade of illicit fuel is rampant in the South West region of Cameroon.
Six officials have been suspended indefinitely from the Cameroon federation of Karate (FECAKARATE). The decision signed by the Minister of sports and physical education, Narcisse Mouelle Kombi stipulates wrong doings in morals and misappropriation of sports equipment.
Kumbo, a town in the North West region has been a melting point of conflict for several weeks now. A row between administrative officials and separatist fighters over the park for passengers and driver leaving the region has been on going. Today reports from the town say government forces fired several shots in the air while harrssing traders at the Kumbo main market in Mbve.
Thiery Okala Ebode of the Cameroon Renaissance Movement political party will defend his PhD thesis at last.This follows a meeting between the Ministry of higher education, Jacques Fame Ndongo and officials of the Douala University. His defense was blocked sometimes ago by the Ministry of higher education which considered that he had doubtful educational history. He is the Vice National treasurer of the CRM party.
Cocoa farmers in Cameroon are angry that cocoa prices are decided by buyers whereas they endure the suffering in the production. They regret that buyers impose their prices on local famers in all disregard because they have been
left helpless by the government.
They want the government to decide, impose and implement a unique cocoa price across the country.
Former Indomitable lions of Cameroon that played the 1990 world cup in Italy have been appreciating President Paul Biya for ordering the construction of their houses. This is a promise made by President Paul Biya some thirty years ago when the team reached the quarter final of the world cup .
An electronic shop was attacked last night at Malingo Buea by memn of the underworld.The bandits took away telephones and other accessories worth millions of francs cfa. Residents of Buea have questioned the role of the forces of law and order who often patrol the town.
As President Paul Biya begins the process of fulfilling a promise he made to 1990 lions team that participated in the world cup, former lions that won the Sydney 2000 Olympic gold medal in football are equally demanding a similar compensation. To this category of former lions, their football exploit equally propelled Cameroon positively at the international level.
A driver of a tanker transporting palm oil along Douala/Bafoussam high way has been blamed for a fatal road accident. Witnesses say he parked the tanker along the road without indicating any sign thereby causing a seventy seat bus to collide against the stationed tanker. The accident that happened around Manjo village has left six dead and several others injured.
Health authorities fighting Covid-19 in Liberia say they have forcibly placed under quarantine five people who were taken off a plane while attempting to return to the US after attending a funeral in Liberia. The incident happened when one of those who had travelled with the group from the US for the funeral died in Monrovia, allegedly of coronavirus.
The Russian captain of the ship whose impounded cargo of fertiliser is thought to have caused Tuesday’s gigantic explosion in Beirut has said that he’d stopped off in Beirut on the way to Mozambique. He said that the reason he had stopped off in Beirut’s port was because the owners allegedly had money troubles so he tried unsuccessfully to load a second cargo to fund the passage through the Suez Canal. Boris Prokoshev told the BBC that Lebanese officials then pursued the owner for unpaid port fees.
Some Lebanese employers have sacked their African maids since the huge explosion destroyed their houses, according to one domestic worker who fled her employer in February. Many African women move to Lebanon, and other countries in the Middle East, to work in houses in what is known as the kefala system – which ties your immigration status to your live-in employment – a system which critics say leaves workers vulnerable to abuse from their employers.
The Democratic Republic of Congo opposition, Ensemble Pour La Republique, has condemned an attack on the residence of its leader. Moise Katumbi’s residence was on Wednesday night attacked with live ammunition by unknown people. But the Ensemble Pour La Republique on Thursday night gave more details as to what transpired. “During this unfortunate and barbaric attack, President Katumbi was in his village in Kashobwe with his family hence there were no fatalities as a result of the attack,” the statement read.
Guinea’s ruling party has nominated President Alpha Condé to run for a third term in elections due this year. The president has yet to formally accept the nomination and gave no indication of when he would respond. “Today you have all spoken, allies, parties and others – I take note,” he was quoted as saying by Reuters news agency. The president is taking advantage of a new constitution to circumvent a two-term presidential limit.
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