Information round to clock
- Tuesday 28 January
Cameroon/Twin polls: CPDM launches campaigns in Oveng Fang today- 17h01
CPDM campaigns ahead of the February 9 2020 Legislatibe and Municipal elections will be launched this Tuesday in Oveng Fang, a locality along the border with Gabon.
The President of the campaign team for that constituency, Senator Afane Gisele has reportedly called on all sympathisers of the CPDM and the population of Oveng to massively take part in the launching ceremony.
Cameroon commemorates 2020 International Customs Day- 16h53
Custom officials in Cameroon have been enjoined to go beyond their traditional mission of raising customs revenue and work towards protecting the economy from the importation of ilicit products.
The Minister of Finance, Louis Paul Motaze was speaking this Tuesday at the Yaounde I Military airbase during a ceremony to commemorate the 2020 INternational Customs Day organised under the theme “Customs fostering sustainability for people prosperity and the planet”.
Prevention of Coronavirus: Cameroon creates epidemiological surveillance units- 16h45
Health officials in Cameroon have put in place epidemiological surveillance units in all International airports and maritimes entry points to prevent an outbreak of the Coronavirus presently rocking China.
Reports say isolation rooms are also been prepared by teams in charge of the control of the outbreak in some major hospitals in Cameroon.
According to Chinese reports, it has so far killed more than one hundred with thousands of infected persons recorded in China and other European countries.
CHAN 2020: Official video of competition’s anthem “We are all champions” released- 15h53
Jane Mary Ihims has released the official video of “We are all champions”,the song designated as anthem for the 2020 African Nation’s Championship.
The song recoreded in two days with Arusa studio in Cameroon’s political capital Yaounde is available on all social media platforms since yesterday, Monday, January 27, 2020.
Cameroon: Radio station set ablaze in restive North West region- 10h36
According to unofficial sources, some unknown gunmen have burnt down Stone FM, a prive radio station in Ndop, North West region of Cameroon.
The same sources say the proprietor of the radio is a candidate for the upcoming Municipal elections under the Cameroon People Democratic Movement, CPDM.
Cameroon: Soldiers encourage population in Bamenda to stand up against ghost towns- 10h27
Soldiers in Bamenda, North West region of Cameroon have joked through a close to twelve kilometre itenery of the town in a move to encourage the population to stand up against the phenomenun of ghost towns observed every Monday, assuring them that their security will be ensured.
African zone 3 boxing championship underway in Yaounde- 10h19
The African men and women zone 3 boxing championship which kicks off this Tuesday January 28, 2020 at the Yaounde Multipurpose sports Complex.
Accoring to reports, all the zone 3 countries including Nigeria, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, the Central African Republic and Cameroon are already in Yaounde to frepresent their nations in all the men and women categories.
The competition comes as as preparatory tournament prior to the African qualifier tournament for the 2020 Olympic games scheduled to take place in Tokyo.
- Monday 27 January
Cameroon: FECAFOOT’s budget increases by FCFA two Billion- 13h58
The yearly budget of the Cameroon Football Federation to run from January 1 to December 31 amounts to 8,355, 000,000 Billion, with an increase of over two Billion frs as compared to last year’s budget.
It was adopted at the end of the Federation’s General Assembly that met in their ordinary session last Saturday, January 25, 2020.
Amongst the projects envisaged by the Federation, we have the renovation of the Fecafoot’s Technical Centre
Cameroon: 2020 Africxan Boxing Championship Zone 3 kicks off today in Yaounde- 08h58
The 2020 African Boxing Championship Zone 3 begins this Monday January 27 in Cameroon’s political capital Yaounde.
The competition will be staged from the 27th of January to the 2nd of February at the Yaounde Multipurpose Sports Complex.
According to reports, more than a hundred boxers from fifteen countries are expected to compete in eight weight loss categories of amateur boxing in the men’s and women’s categories.
On her part, Cameroon will present several boxers with the competition serving as a preparatory event for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics African qualifiers in Dakar.
- Friday 24 January
Cameroon/February twin elections: Campaigns begin tomorrow Saturday- 08h41
Campaigns ahead of the February 9 Legilative and Municipal elections officially kickstart tomorrow Saturday, January 25, 2020.
This goes in line with section 87 of the electoral code which stipulates that campaigns such be launched 15 days before the elections day.
Cameroon: EMIA graduates 37th batch today- 08h25
The 37th batch of cadet officers of the Combined Services Military Academy EMIA baptised the batch of Major Gen Jacob Godji takes place this Friday January 24, 2020 at the ceremonial ground of the Headquarters Brigade in Yaounde.
The ceremony will be chaired by the President of the Republic chief of armed forces His Excellency Paul Biya.
- Thursday 23 January
Billionaire’s cash helps Zimbabwe’s doctors back from strikeAP - 12h21
A billionaire has offered to pay striking doctors in Zimbabwe to help end a months-long protest over grave hospital conditions as the economy crumbles, and a doctors’ group on Thursday said it was encouraging members to embrace the money and return to work.
But Dr. Masimba Ndoro, vice president of the Zimbabwe Hospital Doctors Association, warned that “nothing much has changed” in the conditions at public hospitals that include the lack of basic items such as bandages and gloves.
Relatives of patients are still expected to buy such items and, in some instances, bring buckets of water as Zimbabwe’s once-envied health care system reflects the southern African nation’s general collapse.
Cameroon’s siamese twins back in Yaounde after successful separation surgery in France- 09h31
Cameroon’s siamese twins, Bissie and Eyenga have savely returned home after undergoing a surgical operation in a hospital in Lyon, France to separate them.
The twins who are now independent arrived Yaounde Tuesday January 21, 2020. They are curretly lodged at the Yaounde Gynaco-obstetric hospital where they are receiving physical and psychological follow-up.
Cameroon: 63 Senior English speaking translators to be recruited into public service- 09h25
Sixty-three Senior translators and interpreters of the English expression will be recruited into Cameroon’s Public service for the year 2020 out of a total of one hundred French and English speaking Senior translators and interpreters needed for this year special recruitment of translators and translators/interpreters ordered by the Head of State.
The information was announced last evening in a press briefing by the Minister of Public service and administrative reforms, Joseph Le.
Cameroon: 37th batch of EMIA’s Cadet officers gets set for graduation ceremony- 09h12
The Yaounde Combined Military Service Academy, EMIA is getting set to graduate its 37th batch of cadet officers baptised by the Head of State Commander in chief of the armed forces as the batch of Major General Jacob Godji, a distinguished Cameroonian Senior military staff who lost his life in the line of duty through a plane crash.
Yesterday, they simulated the graduation ceremony in the presence of some Government officials who have roles to play during the said ceremony whose date is yet to be announced.
Cameroon: PM Dion Ngute chairs first cabinet meeting for 2020 today- 09h06
Government Ministers of the Republic of Cameroon meet at the Star Building this Thursday January 23, 2020 for the first Cabinet Meeting of the year to be chaired by the Prime Minister Head of Government Chief Dr Joseph Dion Ngute.
Cameroon: Sports Minister receives Joel Matip’s father ahead of 2021 AFCON campaign- 08h59
Cameroon’s Minister of Sports and Physical education Prof Narcisse Mouelle Kombi this week received in audience Jean Matip, the father to Cameroonian International footballer Joel Matip who plays club football with Liverpool.
According to reports, Minister Narcisse Mouelle Kombi wishes to see the former defence player Joel Matip come back to the national team ahead of the upcoming 2021 African Cup of Nations to be hosted by Cameroon.
Joel Matip was part of the national team during their 2017 AFCON campaign in Gabon but after allegedly having some misunderstandings with one of his teammates, he decided to quit the selection and have since then refused to play with the indomitable lions.
- Wednesday 22 January
Cameroon: 2nd preparatory meeting ahead of 54th edition of Youth Day holds today- 09h15
The second preparatory meeting of events to mark the 54th edition of the Youth Day in Cameroon will hold this Wednesday in Yaounde under the chairmanship of the Minister of Youth affairs and civic education, Mounouna Foutsou.
According to reports, at the end of this meeting, Minister Mounouna Foutsou will receive new year wishes froim his collaborators.
Cameroon: Military rescues at least 20 school children kidnapped by suspected Amba boys- 09h06
Security and defence forces in Kumba, Meme Division of the South West region of Cameroon are said to rescued some twenty-two school children kidnapped by suspected Ambazonia boys.
During this same rescue operation that took place yesterday Tuesday, January 21, 2020, two of the Separatist fighters were allegedly neutralised.
2022 2nd round World Cup qualifiers: Cameroon in Group D- 09h00
Cameroon’s indomitable lions are in Group D alongside Cote d’Ivoire, Malawi and Mozambique for the second round of the 2022 World Cup qualifiers scheduled to take place in Qatar.
This partition follows a draw that took place yesterday evening in Cairo, Egypt.
There are altogether ten Groups and only the best nations from each Group will qualify for the next stage.
CHAN 2020/ AFCON 2021: Sports Minister to inspect hosting infrastructures in Limbe, Buea- 08h52
The Minister of Sports and Physical education, Prof Narcisse Mouelle Kombi who doubles as the President of the local organising committee of the 2020 African Nations Championship and the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations will this Wednesday visit infrastructures in Limbe and Buea ahead of the eminent visit of the CAF inspection team scheduled for next month.
Yesterday, Minister Narcisse Mouelle Kombi was in the Littoral region where he appreciated the level of works done but nevetheless urged Margil to double her efforts and finish some works ahead of the CAF inspection team visit.
- Tuesday 21 January
2022 World Cup: Draw ahead of second round qualifiers takes place today in Egypt- 17h32
The draw for the second round of Africa’s qualifiers for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar is due to take place this evening in Cairo, Egypt.
The fortheen Nations that went through the first round qualifiers have been joined by Africa’s top 26 in the FIFA World ranking.
The forty Nations will be divided into ten groups of four tonight, with only the winners expected to move to the next stage.
The second round will begin in March and end in October 2021
Cameroon’s indomitable lions are in port one alongside Tunisia, Nigeria, Morocco, Egypt and Senegal.
Cameroon: Mayor of Mbanga passes away- 11h06
The CPDM Mayor of Mbanga in the Moungo Division, Littoral region of Cameroon has died few days to the launch of the campaigns ahead of the February twin elections.
Lembe Mbappe, incumbent ahead of the municipal elections for the Mbanga Council reportedly died in the early hours of Tuesday January 21,2020.
Cameroon: Higher education Minister receives new year wishes today- 11h03
The Minister of Higher education, Prof Jacques Fame Ndongo this Tuesday January 21, 2020 will receive new year wishes from his collaborators.
The ceremony will take place at the Ministry of Higher education in Yaounde.
Cameroon Bar sues unknown over death of member, Bar Sylvain Souop- 09h12
The Cameroon Bar Association led by Bar. Charles Tchakounte Patie has indicated that the Association sues X for the sudden and unexpected death of their colleague, Bar. Sylvain Souop, lead lawyer of the Cameroon Renaissance Movement party.
The information is contained in a letter addresed to the General Prosecutor of the Court of Appeal.
Cameroon: First ordinary session of National Decentraliation Board holds today- 08h55
The first ordinary session of the National Decentralisation board of the year 2020 takes place this Tuesday January 21, 2020 in Yaounde.
The session will be presided over by the Prime Minister Head of Government Chief Dr Joseph Dion Ngute.
CHAN 2020/AFCON 2021: Sports Minister in Douala to inspect hosting infrastructures- 08h51
The Minister of Sports and Physical education, Prof Narcisse Mouelle Kombi who doubles as the President of the organising coimmittee of the 2020 African Nation’s Championship and the 2021 African Cup of Nations is in Douala, Littoral region of Cameroon where he is expected to inspect hosting infrastructures.
From Douala, Prof Narcisse Mouelle Kombi will respectively move to Limbe and Buea for the same exercise.
This working visit comes few days after the Confederation of African Football CAF changed the date for the AFCON and confirmed its holding in Cameroon.
Cameroon: Gang of five suspected of fabricating fake licence arrested in Douala- 08h46
A gang of five individuals suspected of fabricated fake licence in Cameroon’s Littoral region have been arrested by elements of the Littoral Gendarmerie.
They five men though clamouring their innocence were presented to the press Monday January 20, 2020.
- Monday 20 January
Cameroon: National Youth Observatory to be inaugurated today- 13h13
The Headquarters of the National Youth Observatory located at the All Multipurpose Youths Empowerment Centre in Yaounde will be inaugurated this Monday January 20, 2020.
The ceremony which reports says will be coupled with the handing over of equipment for the registration of biometric youths cards to the heads of national youths observatory will be presided over by Youths and civic educationMinister, Mounouna Foutsou.
Cameroon: Territorial Administrative boss receives new year wishes today- 13h06
Cameroon’s Minister of Territorial Administration, Paul Atanga Nji will receive new year wishes from his collaborators this Monday January 20, 2020.
According to official reports, the ceremony scheduled to take place at a hotel in Yaounde will take place at 3pm.