Gilbert Tsimi Evouna, President of the Executive Bureau of the Centre Regional Council was absent at the first Assembly of the institution. For three days, he was absent to preside over deliberations on how to develop the Center Region, host to Cameroon’s political capital, Yaounde. Jean Claude Samana, Vice President of the Regional Council chaired the deliberations.
Ten cycling teams from seven countries have been presented to the public today in Yaounde. This is ahead of the kick off of an international cycling tour tomorrow Saturday, May 29, 2021.
Facemasks are fast falling off from the faces of Cameroonians. Buckets and soaps to wash hands are fast disappearing as government prides in its effort in fighting against the COVID-19 pandemic. The minister of public health, Dr. Manaouda Malachie in a cabinet meeting yesterday said the contamination rate has dropped to 8%. Meantime, how members of government used 180 billion fund from IMF for the fight against COVID-19 remains an issue.
Leaders and people from diverse backgrounds have gathered at the Bafaw Palace in Kumba, South West region of Cameroon to pay homage to HRH Senator Nfon VE Mukete. The Paramount traditional ruler will be buried tomorrow.
Today President Paul Biya granted an audience to the Equatorial Guinean Minister of Regional Integration. The minister on his visit brought messages of friendship from President Teodoro Obiang Nguema of Equatorial Guinea.
Students living in the Malingo neighborhood in Buea were today morning subjected to a police raid. Most of the students living in this area had their rooms and their phones arbitrarily searched by the police.
The West Region Governor has sounded an alarm saying his Orange number has been hacked by cyber criminals . The number has reportedly been used to extort money from organizations and individuals.
One victim of the separatist attack on the Military in Galim, Solange Mafere on April 29 has had her leg amputated. Contrary to promises made to look after her, Solange says she has not received any government aid.