1 86-years-old Paul Barthélemy Biya’a bi Mvondo who has ruled Cameroon with iron fist takes the country by storm to announce, he will address the nation.
The announcement signed by the director of his cabinet said his rare message will be broadcast live on radio and Television at 8:00 pm, September 10, 2019.
There are widespread speculations that the longest-serving African leader will call for dialogue, ceasefire, release detainees of the Anglophone crisis to put an end to the ongoing armed conflict in the restive North West and South West Regions of Cameroon. Critics have said this is the last chance for Paul Biya to do the right thing and “save lives which perishing daily” in the troubled regions.
2 The first vice president of Cameroon Renaissance Movement Party has been sentenced to two years in prison. Mamadou Mota was sentenced today at the Ekounou court of first instance in Yaounde. He and others were found guilty of group rebellion and masterminding the July 22, 2019 protest at the Yaounde central prison. On same charges, Mancho Bibixy has been sentenced to two years while Ngalim Felix has been sentenced to three years.
3 Five hundred thousand litres of illicit fuel have been seized at the seaport in Douala. This took place on the night of sunday September 8, 2019. The owners of the fuel are on the run after abandoning their boats. The custom officers say they got a tip off about the illegal importation and them ambushed the dealers.
4 The national petroleum depot, SCDP in Douala has denied allegations that the company has been sending out substandard products to the market. This follows a discovery of fuel mixed with water at a filling station in Dibamba situation in the entrance to Douala.
5 There wass a relative calm this evening in Weh village Fungom sub division in Menchum division in the North West region of Cameroon. Villagers fled to the bush this afternoon for safety when two men where shot dead by the military.
6 Over fifty people arrested in Mbabe village Tombel subdivision in Kupe Muanenguba in the South West region are preparing to spend their first night in detention in Tombel. The men aged between 15 and 50 were arrested early this morning in Mbabe village and taken to Tombel. Just a few of those arrested were released after women from the village trekked to Tombel demanding the release otheir husbands and sons.
7 Many turn out in the town of Kumba South West of Cameroon this day to purchase goods following an auction sale organised by authorities of the town. The Divisional officer of Kumba 1 Saffo Roger says the initiative was to allow the people of Kumba buy food stuff on a cheaper rate after days of lockdown. Several quarters However, remained deserted as people stayed home in respect of the lockdown.
8 A Buea based blogger Samgwa Fabrice has been released following his arrest today. He and several others were arrested this morning at the mile 17 park in Buea by the military. They have been condemning torture meted on them by the military in their camp. They were accused of working in complicity with Amba boys.
9 Four commercial motorcycle riders are still in the hands of Amba boys. The boys were reportedly kidnapped this morning at mile 2 in Limbe. Their motorcycles were equally taken away, a source told Mimi Mefo Info.
10 Ghost town was today observed in Buea in two phases. While activities in the Northern part of the quarter went on normally, business and other activities in the southern part of the city were simply shut down.
11 Members of the Boko Haram Terrorists group are said to have attacked Galbiduh, a locality in Kolofata subdivision,
Mayo Sava Division of the Far North region of Cameroon, killing four persons. The four family heads were kidnapped and later assassinated late Sunday September 8, 2019.
12 In Chebechebeh, a locality in mayo Sanaga Division of the same region members of the Boko Haram group attacked a military base of the Cameroon defense and Security forces, making away with a huge stock of weapons. The head of the military base indicate that the elements were having lunch when the militants launched the surprised attack.
13 The mortal remains of a Less than five-year old child have been deposited at the Laquintinine hospital mortuary in Douala after she drowned in a pool of standing rain water in the Darker Neighborhood of Douala III subdivision. The child who went playing with friends after intense rainfall felt into a pool of standing water. She was removed alive but later died in a hospital where she was rushed to.
14 Engelbert Lebon DATCHOUA appeared before the State prosecutor today. The big wig of CRM party was arrested at the military tribunal in Yaounde Cameroon on Friday September 6th, 2019 while taking part in the court hearing of the CRM party leaders, allies and supporters. He is being accused of importation of weapons, notably guns to Cameroon. A screen shot allegedly showed a conversation of how he trafficked arms to the country.
15 The Minister of water and energy resources has ordered an inquiry to check and control the quality of fuel sold in filling stations across Cameroon. The decision follows a Network Of Bad Quality Petrol Unmask In Douala .Gaston Eloundou ESSOMBA made the discovery at a filling station in Dibamba Douala, at the end of a three-day working visit.
16 Nigeria says it will repatriate some 600 citizens from South Africa after a wave of xenophobic violence which led to tensions between the two countries. Ten people, including two foreigners, were killed in the city last week when mobs attacked foreign-owned businesses. South Africa has become a magnet for migrants from other parts of Africa as it has one of the continent’s biggest and most developed economies. Meeting with diplomats in the continent today, South Africa’s Foreign Affairs Minister vowed to end zenophobia and bring perpetrators of violence to book.
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