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- Wednesday 23 September
Cameroon: Joseph Roland Marta is no more- 19h07
The death has been announced of the president of the Cameroon Chamber of Agriculture Livestock and Fisheries, Joseph Roland Marta.
Reports say he gave up the ghost early this Wednesday September 23 in Tunisia.
Cameroon Modern market soon to be belt in Douala- 19h04
A modern market will soon be construction at the Logbessou neighborhood in Douala, Littoral region of Cameroon.
This new market project was presented to the Minister of Decentralization and Local Development, Georges Elanga Obam, on Monday September 21 in Douala.
The project whose cost was not disclosed will be jointly financed by the State and the Special Council Support Fund for Mutual Assistance, FEICOM and Inter-communal Intervention.
During one of his visit to evaluate this project, Minister Elanga Obam construction works will be done by military engineers.
Cameroon BEAC branch to be constructed in Ebolowa East region- 19h03
Ebolowa chief town of the East region will soon host a branch of the Bank of the Central African States BEAC.
Preparatory meetings ahead of the laying of the foundation stone are said to be taking place under the chair of the Minister of Finance, Louis Paul Motaze.
The South region borders Gabon, Equatorial Guinea and Congo, three of the six member States of the CEMAC zone.
Cameroon Registration for Cameroon’s professional league’s kicks off- 19h01
The Cameroon professional football league, LFPC has begun registering elite one and two clubs for competitions it will be organizing this season.
The general secretarial of the league, Benjamin Didier Banlock has outlined a number of requirements clubs have to fulfill before the 2nd of October.
Clubs have up till October 16 to submmit copies of application for their players’ licenses on the Cameroon Football Federation Fecafoot connects platform.
Officials of the League have said that the date for the start of the new season will be given by the end of the month.
Cameroon Agricultural seed production under control- 19h00
Members of the National Seed board have been carrying out a series of test protocols on vegetables at a working session taking place in Yaounde, Centre region of Cameroon.
The Minister Delegate at the Ministry of Agriculture in charge of rural development, Clementine Messina says this test protocols will serve as a reference to improve the agricultural productivity in Cameroon.
The national production seed council is a consultative structure which regulates the production of seed varieties and eases asses to seed for farmers in Cameroon.
Cameroon: ELECAM verifies documents submitted by candidates for regional elections- 18h59
ELECAM officials have begun verifying candidacy files for the December 6 Regional elections in the 58 Divisional branches of ELECAM nationwide.
They have five days to forward these candidacy papers to the Director General of Elections Cameroon Eric Essousse.
The body in charge of elections in Cameroon is due to publish the list of candidates before the 7th of October.
Cameroon: Secondary Education boss urges parents to send children to school- 18h58
Parents have been told to send their to school, ahead of the up-coming school year given that adequate measures are being put in place to limit the spread of COVID -19 in the school milieu.
The call was made this Wednesday September 23 by the Minister of Secondary Education, Prof Pauline Nalova Lyonga while launching the 2020/2021 academic year and pedagogic activities.
Cameroon: India declares interest to invest in agricultural, energy sectors- 13h17
The Indian high Commissioner to Cameroon, HE Shri Rakesh Malhotra has expressed his country’s wish to invest in agricultural and energy sectors in Cameroon.
He expressed the desire during an audience granted him by the Minister of External Relations Lejeune Mbella Mbella Tuesday September 22 in Yaounde.
RFI condemns violence against Cameroonian correspondent during CRM marches- 13h15
Radio France International, RFI has deplored violence exerted by the Cameroonian police on their correspondent, Polycarpe Essomba who equally works for Nouvelle Expression during Tuesday September 22 protest march organized by the Cameroon Renaissance Movement CRM .
According to the French media, Polycarpe was arrested and molested by elements of the security forces as he tried to cover the protest.
He was reportedly taken to a police station in Yaounde Centre region where he was held for several hours and later on released.
Cameroon fair on Gov’t’s action underway in Yaounde- 13h13
The 9th edition of the Fair on Government’s Action, SAGO is underway in Yaounde, Centre region of Cameroon.
The fair was launched by the Minister of Communication, spoke person of the Government and personal representative of the Prime Minister Head of Government, Rene Emmanuel Sadi
The event, whose main objective is to showcase the works of the Government among public opinion kicked off on Tuesday September 22.
Cameroon: 374 new road signs along Bekoko, Bandjoun high way- 13h12
Three hundred and seventy –four new traffic signs have been installed along Bekoko the high way in the Littoral region to Bandjoun in the West region of Cameroon
These road sings intended to reduce road accident on the National Road number five were installed on Monday September 21.
A control team from the National Gendarmerie has been evaluating the use of these newly installed traffic signs.
- Tuesday 22 September
Cameroon: Taxi driver shot dead in South West region.- 15h52
A taxi driver has been reportedly shut down Tuesday, September 22 in Likomba, Fako- Dovision South West region of Cameroon.
Reports say the driver was trapped in a gunshot battle between Soldiers and separatist fighters after dropping business women in the market.
Cameroon: Transport boss threatens to shut down 17 agencies over administrative irregularities- 15h51
The Minister of Transport, Jean Ernest Messena Ngalle Bibehe has threatened to shut down seventeen travel agencies pinned for lack of accreditation necessary for the practice of their profession.
In a press release signed on September 7 the Minister of transport gives the promoters of these agencies one month to comply with the necessary documents for their companies’ recognition by the minister of transport.
Cameroon: Case of cholera detected in Kribi- 15h49
A case of cholera has been detected at the Kribi central prison in the South region of Cameroon.
Reports say the victim was admitted on Monday September 21, under the care of Doctors without Borders.
He was later on tested positive of cholera after a series of tests were conducted on him.
Kribi is the second area to have recorded a case of Cholera after the Londji village in the South region of Country.
- Friday 18 September
Cameroon: COVID-19 cases rise to 20,371- 16h23
Cameroon has so far recorded twenty thousand, three hundred and seventy-one cases of the deadly Coronavirus pandemic.
The new figures were given by the Minister of Public Health, Dr Malachie Manaouda in a tweet posted Thursday September 17.
Among the 20,371 cases, nineteen thousand, one hundred and twenty-four are reported to have been treated successfully, meanwhile, four hundred and fifteen so far died.
Cameroon: Residents of yde-dla highway given 1week to liberate public space- 16h18
Residents of the Yaounde-Douala highway have been given one week to liberate the public space linking these two cities in Cameroon.
The instruction was given by the Governor of the Centre region, Naseri Paul Bea Thursday September 17 while on an inspection tour in his capacity of Chairman of the Regional Road Safety Committee.
Cameroon: 280 National Gendarmes dispatched to Central African Republic- 16h17
The National Gendarmerie has dispatched 280 personnel as part of Cameroons Contingent under the United Nations Multidimensional Integration and Stabilization Mission, to the Central African Republic MINUSCA.
The Gendarmes who have completed a three months pre- deployment training course constitute part of the seventh contingent of Cameroons security and defense forces who are at the disposal of the MINUSCA.
They were given firm instructions by hierarchy to be disciplined and raise the country’s flag high.
Cameroon: Biometric passport soon available in 24h- 16h13
Cameroon will soon have a new system of producing biometric passports in 24 hours.
A partnership to this agreement was signed on Thursday September 17 in Yaounde, Centre region of Cameroon.
Signing for Cameroon was the General Delegate for National Security, Martin Mbarga Nguele and for the German consortium Labinot Carreti.
Cameroon: Douala bikers dissociate themselves from announced nationwide protest- 16h13
Commercial bike riders in the city of Douala, Littoral region of Cameron have handed a memorandum of dissociation from the announced September 22 protest to the Senior Divisional Officer of the Wouri, Benjamin Mboutou.
This was during a public manifestation on Thursday September 17.
According to them, they cannot be manipulated to disrespect the state sovereignty and vows to stand for the legitimate ruler.
Cameroon: NASLA Board Chair commissioned into functions- 16h09
The President of the Board of Directors of the National School of Local Administration, NASLA, Mouhtar Ousmane Mey has been commissioned into his functions.
He was installed Friday September 18 by the Minister of Decentralization and Local Development, Georges Elanga Obam in aceremony that took place in Buea.
Mouhtar Ousmane Mey was commissioned alongside his board members, the Director General of the school, Tanyitiku Enohachuo Bayee and his Deputy, Lidwin Ongolo Nyanguinda.
- Thursday 17 September
Cameroon: Price of village egg increase- 15h50
The price of village egg has increased by 30%.
An egg which used sold at FCFA 150 or FCFA 200 has increased to FCFA 300 due to increase in demand and limited supply.
According to vendors, demand has increased because buyers use them for spiritual cleaning.
Cameroon: Customs DG launches control system to reinforce timber exploitation- 15h49
The Director General of Customs, Edwin Fongod Nuvaga has launched an operation to better control the regularity of timber exportation activity.
This operation titled “fight illegal timber trade exports” will last for three months.
The main objective of this operation is the fight against wood traffic, optimizing and securing export revenues and the improvement of external trade statistics on timber exportation.
Cameroon: West Governor bans unauthorized protest- 15h47
The Governor of the west region of Cameroon, Augustine Awa Fonka has banned any unauthorized public protest in his area of command.
He gave the instruction in a press release signed on Wednesday September 16.
Governor Augustine Awa is the latest administrative authority to have signed this prohibition order.
Cameroon: Councilors validate reorganization projects of Yaounde town- 15h46
The different projects on the reorganization of the city of Yaounde have been validated by the Councilors of the different municipalities in Yaounde.
The projects some of which include, road construction, cleaning of city amongst others were validated on Wednesday September 16 during an extra-ordinary session cheered by the City Mayor Luc Messi Atangana.
This councils’ session comes at a time when the city of Yaounde is organizing itself to host the African Nation Championship, CHAN and African Cup of Nations, AFCON.
- Wednesday 16 September
Cameroon: 24-yr-old accused of killing 6-month old baby in North region- 20h18
A woman identified as Salamatou from Pitoa in Badjenga village, in the North region of Cameroon has been arrested for allegedly killing her Six-month old baby.
Reports say salamatou cut off her baby into pieces and the kept in a cooking pot.
She was about to kill the 2nd child when neighbors were alerted about what was happening.
She is currently at the police station in the North region for questioning. In the meantime, investigations have been opened into the incident.
Cameroon: UN SG condemns recent suicide attack in Far North region- 20h17
The United Nations Secretary General, Antonio Guterres has condemned the suicide attack which took place on Tuesday September 15, in the border village of Zeleved in Mayo- Tsanaga division, Far North region of Cameroon.
According to reports, six civilians were killed and ten others injured in the explosion.
Cameroon, Gabon, Chad sign partnership agreements to solve common aircraft problems- 20h16
Cameroon, Gabon and Chad have signed two partnership agreements to use the same mechanisms to search and save aircrafts in case of any problem in the airspace.
The two partnership agreements were signed on Monday September 13 in Dakar, Senegal in the sideline of the 66th extraordinary session of ASECNA.Link
Cameroon: 200 litres of illicit fuel intercepted in Douala- 20h15
About 200 litres of illicit fuel has been intercepted by the Elements of Mobile Intervention in Bekoko, littoral region of the Cameroon.
The suspected dealer transformed the back seats of his car into a fuel tank which he used to transport the illicit fuel from neighboring Nigeria en route to Limbe, Fako Division in the South West region where he had to sell it.
Cameroon: East regional Governor prohibits undeclared protests- 20h13
The Governor of the East region, Gregoire Mvogo has joined his peers in prohibiting undeclared protests in their area of commands
The instruction is contained in a press release published this Wednesday September 16.
In the release, Governor Gregoire Mvogo warns that anybody who disobeys the above instructions will be punished.
Cameroon: CDC workers demand 8 months of unpaid salaries- 20h11
Workers of the Cameroon Development Corporation, CDC in Tiko, North West region of Cameroon are reported to be on strike for many months today, demanding 8months of unpaid salary.
Reports have it that they went on strike this Wednesday September 16, demanding for at least three months of salary before they resume work.