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Cameroon: Pastor injured in Bali church shootings says military responsible- 09h40
Rev. Voma Simon, pastor injured when unidentified gunmen rained bullets at the Presbyterian Church Ntafoang in Bali, North West region of Cameroon killing one Christian during mass last August 22 has accused the military of committing the act.
The Rev who is still recovering from the injury made the declaration in a message to his Christians read by elder Tafrey Patrick, Presbytery Chairman for Bali during church service Sunday October 17 at PC Ntafoang where the shootings took place.
After the incident last October 22, the Government and separatist fighters had accused each other.
Cameroon: UBa lecturers embark on ten-day strike over insecurity along Bambili-Bambui stretch of road- 09h17
Lecturers of the University of Bamenda have embarked on aten(day strike action over insecurity faced around the campus and on the Bambili-Bambui stretch of road.
In a strike notice issued by the University of Bamenda chapter of the National Union of Teachers of Higher Education, known by its French acronym as SYNES, the President, Prof Michael Lang says the action was triggered by the kidnap at gunpoint of three lecturers along the Bambui-Bambili axis last October 12.
- Thursday 14 October
Cameroon: Protests rock Buea after soldier shoots open skull of kid going to school- 16h11
Reports from Buea, in the restive South West region of Cameroon have it that the population is protesting in some neigbourhoods, the shooting to death of a three-year-old school-going kid by a gendarme officer early this Thursday October 14, near the Divine Mercy Co-Cathedral in Molyko as her parent were drove her to school.
This comes after the population mad at what happened beat the said gendarme to death, then marched to the Governors office with the child’s body.
- Wednesday 13 October
Cameroon: Two suspected of duping passport applicants under arrest- 13h17Two suspected scammers accused of having swindled money from some Cameroonians claiming to be from the national biometric centre for the production of passports have arrested and presented to the public.Ngwa Eugen and Ngeufack Awoukeng created fake Facebook accounts with the logo of the Delegate General of National Security.Eugene Nyambi is said to have swindled FCFA 1 220 800 meanwhile Wilfried Ngeufack defrauded FCFA 376 500 from his victims.
- Monday 11 October
Cameroon: RIS Radio of Sismondi Bidjocka destroyed by fire- 12h07
RIS Radio of Sismondi Bidjocka has been reduced to nothing following a fire outbreak last night.
The promoter took to his Facebook page this morning to decry the incident, indicating he’s not sure to get over it any time soon.
Cameroon/Bamoun: Sultan Ibrahim Mbombo Njoya found!- 10h26
Nabil Mbombo Njoya is the new ruler of the Bamouns, a people in the Noun Division, West region of Cameroon. He was enthroned Sunday October 10 following the official burial of the former ruler, his father, Sultan Ibrahim Mbombo Njoya.
The new ruler, aged 28 and graduate of the National Advanced School of Administration and Magistracy, ENAM is the 20th monarch of the Kingdom.
2022 FIFA WC qualifiers: Indomitable lions face Mozambique in return leg today in Morocco- 09h20
Cameroon’s indomitable lions will this Monday lock horns with their counterparts from Mozambique in a return leg counting for Day-three of the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers in Qatar.
The lions risked missing the match after Camair-co failed to provide a plain for them to take off. They finally left the country hours after on board Boeing 737-700 of Angolan airline company, TAAG.
They have arrived Tangier in Morocco where the confrontation will take place. It is worth mentionning that in the away game played at the Japoma Stadium in Douala, the boys of Tony Conceicao humbled Mozambique 3 goals to 1, grabbing six points to cement their hold on the second spot in Group D, one point behind group leader Cote d’Ivoire.
- Tuesday 05 October
Cameroon: PM Dion Ngute on peace mission to troubled North West region- 15h20
The Prime Minister Head of Government, Chief Dr Joseph Dion Ngute has arrived Bamenda in the restive North West region of Cameroon this Tuesday October 5 on a four-day working visit to evaluate the level of implementation of the recommendations of the Major National Dialogue held two years ago.
Reports say few minutes after he was received by administrative authorities of the North West region at Matazem in Santa, while heading to Bamenda, gunshots were heard from a distance, purportedly fired by separatist fighters.
- Thursday 30 September
Cameroon: Ongola Market goes operational in Yaounde- 10h26
The Yaounde City Council has inaugurated the Ongola market, constructed to relocate street vendors of the Avenue Kennedy neighbourhood in abit to fight against urban disorder.
The market located at the heart of Yaounde, a few metres from the Yaounde Central Market was inaugurated Wednesday September 29 by the Minister of Decentralisation and Local Development, Georges Elanga Obam.
Cameroon commemorates International Translation Day- 10h16
Cameroon joins the International community this Thursday September 30 to commemorate the International Translation Day.
It is marked every year on September 30 on the feast of St. Jerome, the Bible translator who is regarded as the patron saint of linguists. The day aims to increase awareness about the translation industry and languages that play an essential part in our society’s growth. It also intends to honour the efforts of language specialists.
Cameroon: Ahead of October 1, SDOs in Anglophone regions ban undeclared public gatherings- 10h03
The Senior Divisional Officer for Donga Mantung in the North West region, Simone Ndoh has banned undeclared public gatherings in his area of command till further notice, ahead of October 1, commemorated as Independence Day of former British Southern Cameroons.
A day before Simone Ndoh issued his prefectural order, his colleague from Manyu Division in the South West region published a announcement, restricting circulation and gatherings from Wednesday September 29 to Monday October 4.
Cameroon: Gov’t commiserates with family of young man who died at Yaounde Central Hospital- 09h48
The Minister of Public Health, Dr Malachie Manaouda has payed a condolence visit to the family of Hilaire Ayissi, the 22-year-old young man who died last September 19 at the Yaounde Central Hospital after two surgical interventions.
The family who noticed something was wrong with the deceased body during his corpse removal last Friday September 24 have accused the hospital of trafficking parts of his organs. An investigation is on to determine what really happened after the young man was declared dead.
- Thursday 16 September
CAF President, Patrice Motsepe in Cameroon- 17h36
The President of the Confederation of African Footbal, CAF, Patrice Motsepe and his Secretary General, Veron Mosengo-Omba are in Cameroon.
They arrived Wednesday September 15 and are expected to be received by President Paul Biya.
This visit comes amid reports that CAF is not happy about Cameroon for lying on the state of the Olembe stadium which is still far from being complete.
MINUSCA: Over 1000 Cameroonian gendarmes already dispatched to CAR- 12h58
Two units of 320 Cameroonain gendarmes joined the military component in Central Africa on Tuesday, making a total of 1070 members of the Cameroon contingent for the peace and stabilization of the security troubled neighbouring country.
Aisha Buhari Cup 2021: Indomitable lionesses face Marocco in their opener today- 12h53
Cameroon’s indomitable lions will play their counterparts from Morocco this Thursday September 16 in their opener at the ongoing Aisha Buhari Cup in Nigeria.
FIFA ranking: Cameroon loses four places- 12h45
Cameroon’s indomitable lions have lost four places in the FIFA Men’s world ranking for the month of September.
The boys of Toni Conceicao have been ranked at the 58th position, against the 54th in the last ranking.
Belgium remains the leader in the world ranking and Senegal who now features in the top 20 is leading in Africa.
Cameroon: Ban on circulation of pigs in West region lifted- 11h51The Governor of the West region has lifted the ban on the circulation of pigs and by-products imposed in July over reports of swine fever.In a release signed Tuesday September 14, Governor Awa Fonka Augustine says the rearers can henceforth go about the transportation and commercialization of pigs and by-products within and out of the region upon getting a sanitary pass from a veterinary doctor and the regional delegate for public health.
- Monday 13 September
Cameroon: One of CRTV’s best radio voices, Quinta-Belle-Keale passes on- 15h49
The death has been announced of Quinta-Belle-Keale, journalist at the national station, CRTV.
She died this Monday September 13 after a brief illness.
- Wednesday 08 September
Cameroon: Father of girl who died in Tenor’s car accident meets with press today in Douala- 11h13
Georges Mouliom, the father to Erika Mouliom who lost her life last July after artiste Tenor’s car had an accident in Douala is curently meeting with the press in the economic capital.
Reports say Georges wants to give out information sorrounding the death of his daughter.
Cameroon: Gov’t calls on teachers to go for vaccine to adequately protect students- 09h18
The Minister of Public Health, Dr Malachie Manaouda has called on teachers to get themselves vaccinated against the deadly COVID-19 pandemic so as to adequately protect pupils and students against the virus.
Minister Manaouda was speaking Tuesday September 7 over the National radio as back to school entered day-two nationwide.
Cameroon: Constitutional Council dismisses case against record-breaking DGs- 09h12
A petition filed to the Constitutional Council by Denis Emilien Atangana, President of the Cameroon Democratic Front party against record-breaking Director Generals of some State Corporations and their Deputies in office have been ruled out by the Council on grounds that the petitioner has no quality to make such request.
The verdict was given Tuesday September 7 during hearing at the constitutional council this Tuesday, September 7, chaired by the President of the Council Clement Atangana.
Those targeted by the petition included Marie Claire Nana, Director General of SOPECAM who has spent 19 years in that office.
Cameroon: Kumba school massacre perpetrators sentenced to capital punishmentMMI - 08h56
Four persons arrested and charged with the murder of pupils by shooting at the Mother Francisca International Bilingual Academy in Kumba, South West region of Cameroon last year will be be executed by firing squad.
The judgement was passed Tuesday September 7 by the Buea Military Tribunal where they were standing trial for acts of terrorism, hostility against the father land, secession, Insurrection, murder and illegal possession of firearms and ammunition.
Cameroon: Pregnant woman dies in Douala hospital due to alleged negligence- 08h50
A pregnant woman has lost her life at the St. Paul Hospital, Nylon in Cameroon’s economic capital Douala following alleged negligence by medical staff.
Reports have it that she got to the hospital Sunday September 5 having complications and died after because no doctor was available to attend to her.
- Monday 06 September
World Cup Qualifiers: Cote d’Ivoire 2 – 1 Cameroon- 22h05
Cote d’Ivoire picked up a much-needed win against Cameroon in their 2022 World Cup qualifying match agaisnt Cameroon on Monday evening.
Two first half goals from Ajax forward Sebastian Haller were enough to seal the game for the Ivorians as a second half penalty from Moumi Ngamaleu was just a consolation from the Lions.
Cameroon: Lions starting XI against Cote d’Ivoire- 16h54
Defenders:Duplex Tchamba, Michael Ngadeu, Harold Mokoudi, Dawa Tchakonte
Midfielders: Martin Hongla, Zambo Anguissa, Kunde Malong
Forwards: Moumi Ngamaleu, Christian Bassogog, Vincent Abubakar
Cameroon: Indomitable Lions clash with Cote d’Ivoire in World Cup qualifier- 16h39
The Indomitable Lions of Cameroon will clash on Monday, September 6 against the Elephants of Cote d’Ivoire in a crucial 2022 World Cup qualifier in Abidjan.
The Lions go into the game buoyed by their two nil victory over Malawi last Friday in Yaounde as Cote d’Ivoire were held to a goalless draw by Mozambique.
A win for the Lions will open a five-point gap over their biggest rivals in the group and put them in the riving seat while the Ivorians will be looking to wrestle away the top spot with a victory
- Tuesday 31 August
Cameroon/Electoral list: Registers for 2021 close today- 08h49
The electoral registers for the 2021 electoral year close this Tuesday August 31.
The Director General of the elections governing body, Elecam, Erik Essousse will this Tuesday visit two communal centers in the Mfoundi Division, Yaounde to have a balance sheet of the process.
As far as the Yaounde I Municipality is concerned, statistics from elecam show that 1779 people registered from the period of January to August 27, 2021. Meanwhile, the National statistics will be released on Wednesday by Erik Essousse during a press breifing.
Cameroon/2022 State budget: Reconstruction of crisis-hit NW,SW regions among priority projects- 08h44
The reconstruction of the North West and South West regions of Cameroon badly hit by the ongoing over four-year Anglophone crisis is amongst top priority projects highlighted to feature in the preparation of the 2022 State Budget as mentioned in a circular signed Monday, August 30 by the Head of State, Paul Biya.
Other projects include; the organization and hosting of the 2021 AFCON in 2022 and the Conclusions of the Financial and Economic Agreements with the IMF within the 2021-2024 time frame.
Cameroon: Maina Djoulde appointed Deputy Director of National Blood Transfusion Centre- 08h39
The National Blood Transfusion Centre has got a new Deputy Director General, in the name of Maina Djoulde.
He was appointed Monday August 30 by Presidential decree for a two-year term of office renewable twice.
- Tuesday 24 August
Cameroon: PCC calls for investigations into Bali shooting- 09h22
The Presbyterian Church in Cameroon has finally reacted to the killing of one of its faithful and shooting at its pastor during a divine service at the Ntanfoang church in Bali Sunday August 22.
In the communique dated Monday August 23, the church says it is with a heavy heart that they received the news about the barbaric act orchestrated by those who are meant to protect them.
They have called on the Government to open an investigation in order to track down those responsible.