Information round to clock
- Friday 16 August
Cameroon: Seven soldiers injured in accident in South west region- 17h47
At least seven Cameroonian soldiers were injured wednesday August 14, 2019 after their vehicle fell along the Buea Kumba highway in the South West region of Cameroon.
Cameroon: 58th batch of ENS Yaounde receives end of course diplomas- 15h13
One thousand and eighty-four teachers and guardian councillors of the Yaounde Higher Teachers Training College ENS Yaounde have received end of course diplomas. The certificates were handed over to them today in Yaounde during a ceremony presided at by the Minister of State, Minister of higher education Prof Jacques Fame Ndongo.
Cameroon: Government gives seven days to Eneo to resolve blackout situation in Yaounde- 12h59
The Government of Cameroon has reportedly given a deadline of seven days to the National electricity company Eneo to solve the problem of power cuts rocking its capital city, Yaounde. The information was passed across through the governemnt’s spokesman, Communication Minister Rene Emmanuel Sadi wednesday August 14 in Yaounde during a joint press conference with the Minister of water and energy resources Gaston Eloundou Essomba
Cameroon: Ambazonia fighters kill one soldier in restive NW region- 12h47
Ambazonia fighters have allegedly killed one soldier in Bamenda North west region of Cameroon. GPX/2 NGALA Elvis Tantoh working at the ESIR Bamenda Station is reported to have died from bullet wounds he sustained in an attack by separatist fighters around Bali.
- Wednesday 14 August
Cameroon: Christians world wide prepare to celebrate feast of Assumption tomorrow- 15h19
Preparations are said to be intensifying within Christian churches ahead of the feast of Assumption taht will be observed tomorrow August 15, 2019. The day in Cameroon is being respected as a public holiday.
Afrobasket 2019: Lionesses suffer gross defeat from Nigeria- 12h51
Cameroon’s basketball lionesses have suffered a 106 -39 loss against Nigeria in their second Group B game which saw Nigeria directly sailing to the quarter finals of the competition underway in Senegal. The lionesses will face Egypt today in the playoffs to be able to make it to the round of 8.
Cameroon: Late former PM decorated with distincition of Grand Cordon of order of merit- 11h33
Cameroon’s former Prime Minister Sadou Hayatou has been laid to rest following an official funeral in Garoua which saw the late Stateman posthumously decorated with the distinction of grand cordon of the Cameroonian order of merit. The official funeral was presided at by Minister Paul Atanga Nji, representative of the Head of State Paul Biya
- Tuesday 13 August
Case against Paul Chouta adjourned to September 10- 12h55
The case against the detained web journalist Paul Chouta has been adjourned to September 10 at the request of the civil party that was present this time around. Calixthe Beyala who is accusing Paul Chouta appeared at the Magistrate’s Court in Yaounde today after skipping previous hearings but her lawyers requested the case be adjourned for proper constitution of their files.
Cameroon’s Ambassador to Addis Abeba is no more- 11h18
Cameroon’s ambassador to Ethiopia Jacques Alfred Ndoumbe has kicked the bucket. He was found dead yesterday Monday in Addis Ababa under unclear circumstances.
Cameroon’s women basketball team will today clash with Nigeria for the leadership of Group B at the 2019 Women’s Afro basket in Dakar, Senegal. The basketball lionesses recorded a 95-53 win over Tunisia in their opener while Nigeria thrashed Tunisia 75- 26 in their first group game. A win will signify a direct qualification for the quarter finals.
Cameroon: 30 year old lady gives birth to five children in Bafoussam- 11h05
A 30 year old woman has naturally given birth to five children in the Bafoussam regional hospital. Four of the children are reported to be doing well after one unfortunately died. The couple has reportedly called on people of good will to come to their aid as the upbringing of the four children is concerned.
Cameroon: Remains of former Prime Minister Sadou Hayatou to be laid to rest today- 10h57
The remains of former Prime Minister Sadou Hayatou will be laid to rest today in his native Garoua town after an official funeral ceremony in the presence of President Paul Biya’s personal representative Minister Paul Atanga Nji.
- Friday 09 August
Cameroon: President Paul Biya declares Monday August 12, 2019 public holiday- 17h44
The President of the Republic Paul Biya has declared Monday August 12, 2019 public holiday. The decision is contained in a release signed and published today. It has to do with the Muslim feast of tabaski slated to be celebrated Sunday August 11.
Cameroon commemorates international day of the world indigenous population- 16h04
A National colloquium aimed at reiterating government resolve in guaranteeing access to citizenship basic social services and socio professional integration of the indigenous population is underway in Yaounde. This is part of activities to commemorate the 25th edition of the international day of the world indigenous populatio.
Cameroon: Festi Cacao officially launched in Yaounde- 15h51
The 2019 edition of the Festi Cacoa was launched today in Yaounde in a ceremony chaired by the Minister of trade, Luc Magloire Mbarga Atangana who doubles as Executive Director of the international Cocoa organisation. This years event is holding under the theme “Cocoa tribune, on the way towards excellence”
Cameroon: 38th batch of cadet officers from EMIA gets baptism name today- 10h58
Following high instructions from the President of the Republic Paul Biya, the 38th batch of cadet officers from the Combined Services Military Academy EMIA in Yaounde will be christened today. They will get their baptism name in a ceremony to be presided over by the Minister Delegate at the Presidency in charge of Defence Joseph Beti Assomo at the Military Headquarters Brigade.
- Thursday 08 August
Cameroon commemorates 105th anniversary of Rudolphe Duala Manga Bell’s death- 15h06
Cameroon today commemorates the 105th anniverssary of Rudolphe Duala Manga Bell’s death. The resistant Duala chief was hanked on August 08, 1914 by Germans after been charged with high treason over land issue.
Cameroon: ANOR imposes certificate of conformity to agents of textile industry- 14h58
Producers, importers and distributors of textile products and lining in Cameroon will as from September 24, 2019 be required to possess a certificate of conformity delivered by the standard and quality agency ANOR and must be presented during regular controls.
Cameroon: Ways of combating forms of discrimination discussed in Yaounde- 14h50
Ways of combatting discrimination in all its forms in Cameroon are been discussed in Yaounde at a two-day capacity building workshop that has brought together members of the National Commission for the promotion of Bilingualism and multiculturalism.
Cameroon: Foncha Street FC champions of North West- 14h17
Local Foncha street FC have won the 2018/ 2019 North West regional championship after erdging Rainbow FC two goals to zero at the Unity Stadium of the University of Bamenda.
- Wednesday 07 August
Cameroon: Pascal Siakam’s camp for young Cameroonians kicks off in Douala- 17h33
Over 40 boys and girls aged below 16 have begon a basketball camp organised by Cameroonian international basketballer Pascal Siakam in Douala this Wednesday 7, 2019. The NBA star who arrived Cameroon last Saturday August 3 has disclosed this project is one amongst the numerous he will launch in his native country.
Cameroon: PM Dion Ngute visits project sites of Yaounde portable water supply- 08h47
On high instructions of the President of the Republic Paul Biya, the Prime Minister Head of Government Chief Dr Joseph Dion Ngute today visits the project sites of the Yaounde portable water supply scheme at Nkometou and Nachtigal.
- Tuesday 06 August
Cameroon: National commission on private basic education underway in Yaounde- 16h58
Assuring quality education in a serein and conduisive environment for all actors in the basic educational chain was the focus of the 14th edition of the National Commission on private basic education underway in Yaounde. Opening the two-day seminar today, the Minister of basic education Prof Laurent Serge Etoundi Ngwa exalted the participants to be attentive and to bring about constructive contributions.
Cameroon: U-20 Women’s football team highten preparations ahead of All Africa Games- 16h51
The U-20 women’s National team have begone fine-tuning their skills ahead of the 2019 All Africa Games in Morocco. A total od 23 are in camp in Yaounde where in only 18 will be selected to make the trip to Morocco.
Cameroon: Traffic around Yassa neighbourhood in Douala reported fluid- 15h42
Traffic flow into Douala from the East end through the Yassa neighbourhood is reported once more fluid after several weeks of congestion following construction works.
Cameroon: Pascal Siakam launches Academy- 11h50
Cameroonian baller Pascal Siakam has organised the maiden edition of the Pascal Siakam Skills Academie slated to begin tomorrow in Douala. The camp ois reportedly bringing together several talented teenagers and experienced coaches.
- Monday 05 August
Cameroon: Human rights watch reports on deplorable situation of disabled persons in restive regions- 18h37
In their latest report published today, Human Rights Watch paints a sad picture of people living with disabilities in Cameroon’s crisis regions. The report notes that funds are needed to help this set of people cope better with the crisis.
Cameroon: Ketcha Courtes inaugurates 10,000 low cost houses in Douala- 18h25
The Minister of housing and urban development Celestine Ketcha Courtes has inaugurated 10,000 low cost houses in Cameroon’s economic capital Douala. During the inauguration ceremony that took place last Friday, Minister Courtes called on the new owners of the different houses to use it as if it were their personal property and take good care of it.
Cameroon: Two kids die after heavy truck burst into home- 18h20
Two kids have been declared dead after a heavy truck ended its furry on their home last Saturday at the Nsam neighbourhood in Yaounde. Meantime, the father of the house is hospitalised after been severely wounded.
Cameroon: CRM appoints new communication boss for Littoral region- 16h01
Fidèle Djoumbissie has been appointed new Communication Boss of the Cameroon Rennaissance Movement party For Littoral. Before now, Barrister Fidele Djoumbissie was a grassroots militant of the CRM Party. He was appointed by Sosthène Medart Lipot, National Communication Coordinator of the CRM party.