Information round to clock
- Tuesday 16 October
Afcon 2019: Malawi 0-0 Cameroon- 15h35
Cameroon and Malawi seperated on a goalless draw on Tuesday in Blantyre on match day 4 of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier.
Both sides failed to find the back of the net in a game of very limited chances as they turn to the final matchdays during the next international break in November.
Cameroon-Malawi: Substitution on both sides- 15h04
Cameroon: André-Frank Zambo Anguissa comes in for Petrus Bouma
Cameroon: Karl Toko Ekambi comes in for Paul-Georges Ntep
Malawi: Alfred Manyozo comes in for Chikoti Chirwa
Cameroon-Malawi: Second half on the way- 14h47
The second half of Malawi – Cameroon is underway.
Cameroon-Malawi 0-0 in first half- 14h44
After 45 minutes of play, the match between Malawi – Cameroon ended with 0-0 tie.
During the first half of play, John Christopher Banda from Malawi receives a yellow card.
The statistics are as follows:
Bertin Kisop’s petition rejected- 14h36
The constitutional council rejected the petitions filed in by Bertin Kisop on grounds that he was not part of the Presidential Candidates nor is he part of the government, thus have no competence to petition the council.
Maurice Kamto’s demand judged as inadmissible- 14h32
According to the constitutional council, Maurice Kamto does not have the quality to demand that certain judges be dismissed.
The CRM candidate had earlier asked for the dismissal of certain judges at the council.
Kamto’s party also asked for his case to be transferred to the Supreme Court, which was also denied.
Kamto urge the council to do the right thing- 12h37
“I urge you to do right by the people of Cameroon. You have the competence to do right” Maurice Kamto tells constitutional council.
Constitutional Council ruling: Akere calls for justice- 11h50
Barrister Akere Muna, has called on the Constitutional Council to carefully look at the petitions sating that justice denied is justice delayed.
Constitutional Council to rule on post electoral petitions- 11h10
Cameroon’s constitutional council is about to rule on post electoral litigations now.
It should be recalled that 18 petitions were filed with three of the oppositions candidates calling on partial or total annulment.
Cameroon takes on Malawi in return leg match today- 11h01
Cameroon’s Indomitable Lions are preparing to take on Malawi today in a return leg match of the 2019 Afcon qualifier.
Last Friday, the Lions had a 1-0 win over Malawi.
- Monday 15 October
DO bans Maurice Kamto’s Press conference- 15h30
The Divisional Officer of Yaounde IV has signed a decision banning today’s public outing of Paul Eric Kingue, Campaign Manager of Prof Kamto.
Going by the DO’s decision, the meeting is unauthorized and pose a serious threat to public order. The conference was to take place at the CRM Campaign head quarters in Yaounde.
Communication Minister to address fake TI observers- 15h26
The Minister of Communication, Issa Tchiroma Bakary will later today address the controversy behind fake Transparency International observers.
He will be facing the press in Yaounde.
Cameroon poll results: Biya poised for a landslide- 09h22
Figures reportedly leaked from the electoral commission in Cameroon suggest that incumbent President Paul Biya is strongly poised for a landslide poll victory.The provisional results of the October 7 presidential election, attributed to the commission but not officially verified by it, have been widely circulated on social media over the weekend, giving veteran leader Biya 71.28 percent of the votes.
Biya who leads the ruling Democratic Rally of Cameroonian People (CPDM) has been in power since 1982.
Fru Ndi residence attacked over the weekend- 09h20
The residence of the Chairman of the Social Democratic Front, was attacked over the weekend by alleged Ambazonia fighters.
His driver was shot during the attack.
Some Cameroonians in Kuwait, return home- 09h13
Some eight out of twenty distressed Cameroonians have return from Kuwait.
After the plight of the Cameroonians went viral online, Government authorities vow to ensure their safe return back home.
Four civilians shot dead in Mutengene- 09h04
Military has reportedly shot dead four civilians in Mutengene, South West Region of Cameroon.
They were shot dead in their home. Many say they are all suspected separatist fighters.
Yaounde Gaz explosion leaves one dead- 09h01
At least one person has died from the Etoa, Yaounde Gaz explosion. A truck transporting Gaz bottles which left Douala for Yaounde suddenly went into flames.
The Governor of the Centre region, in a communique Saturday, has said investigations have been opened to elucidate the cause of the gas explosion.
- Thursday 11 October
AU recommends single Ballot system- 15h01
Cameroon Elections body have been exhorted to implement the single ballot system in the bid to minimise cost.
The recommendation was made by the African Union as part of the remarks in the just ended presidential elections.
kumbo Mayor released- 14h58
The Mayor of Kumbo and first assistant SG of the SDF have been released.
The Mayor was abducted in Sabga with his driver by purported Amba boys Wednesday. His driver was released shortly after while the Mayor regained his freedom today Sources closed to the SDF Mayor say ransom was paid.
Cameroon electors petition court to annul elections- 11h17
Two Cameroonian voters have petition the supreme courts over alleged irregularities in the Oct. 7 presidential polls.
The two electors, Bertin Kisob and Rigobert Minhaba Aminou, filed 15 complaints in their bid to have the vote cancelled, Maka Eyoum Longin, registrar-in-chief of the Constitutional Council, told reporters Wednesday in the capital, Yaounde. A deadline for the filing of petitions expires at midnight on Wednesday, he said.
- Wednesday 10 October
Cameroon: Mental illness is on the rise- 17h32
Medics say mental illness is on the rise in Cameroon.
No specific figure of persons living with mental disorder in Cameroon have been released but health experts say cases of mental illness is on the rise.
Sissiku Ayuk Tabe Habeas Corpus hearing tomorrow- 17h25
Detained Ambazonia President, Sissiku Ayuk Tabe habeas corpus hearing has been scheduled for tomorrow at the Yaounde appeal court.
Sources say the time is 11am.
Kamto to sue CRTV over fake TI observer- 15h42
CRM candidate Maurice Kamto, is planning to sue state media, CRTV for running a report carrying fake Transparency International observers.
Kamto’s spokesperson made the remark today in a press briefing.
CRTV it would be recalled had ran report stating that Transparency International observers has given a pass mark on Cameroon’s organisation of it’s presidential polls. Transparency International later refuted the report stating that it did not send any observers to Cameroon.
Anger flares as TI denies links with Cameroon election observers- 13h38
Anti-corruption watchdog, Amnesty International, recently refuted media reports claiming it had sent some observers to follow up Cameroon’s presidential polls.
Cameroon’s state media, CRTV, carried a prime time news report showing individuals who posed as observers for Amnesty International, just one day after poll day. In the report, the supposed TI observers gave Cameroon a pass mark, sating that all went well, with just little hitches of low turn out in the country’s restive Anglophone regions.
Reacting to the report, Patricia Moreira, Managing Director of Transparency International, said “the individuals shown in the report have no affiliation with Transparency International”.
She described the act as a deliberate attempt to impersonate Transparency International.
Filled with outrage, some Cameroonians cornered one supposed ‘TI’ observers, Nurit Greener, on Facebook, dragging her for using tricks at such a decisive moment for the country.
Responding to some of the comments, Nurit said she was invited as an observer by Agence Cameroon press which according to her is an organization that has as missions to fight media corruption. She also claimed they were trained by Transparency International.
Hear her: “Cameroonians have THICK HEAD; TI DID NOT invite me to be an observer and observe the election, TI ONLY trained me. Agence Cameroun Presse (ACP) invited me! You Cameroonians act like irresponsible children and create your own bad news and poor future! Shameful behavior in the least”.
- Tuesday 09 October
Cabral, Matomba to face the press today- 11h58
Presidential hopefuls, Cabral Libii of UNIVERS party and Serge Matomba of PURS, have announced that they will be facing the press today.
This comes after Maurice Kamto of the CRM, declared himself winner of the just ended presidential elections.
Gov’t condemns Kamto’s claims of winning Presidential polls- 09h46
The government of Cameroon has condemned Maurice Kamto’s claims of winning the just ended presidential elections.
Speaking in a Press Briefing at the Yaounde Hilton Hotel, Monday October 8, 2018, the Minister of Communication, cum Government’s Spokesperson, Issa Tchiroma Bakary, declared the flagbearer of the Cameroon Renaissance Movement (CRM) party, an outlaw, and an agent of destabilization of the country’s peace and serenity.
2018 Presidental: National vote counting commission meets today- 09h40
Cameroon’s National Commission in charge of Counting Votes for the just ended presidential elections are meeting today in Yaounde.
The session is expected to hold at the Yaounde Conference Centre.
- Monday 08 October
CPDM Secretary General announce press conference for 7pm- 18h08
The secretary General of the Cameroon Peoples Democratic Party, has announced a press conference for 7pm today at the Yaounde Hilton hotel
Tongues are wagging that the conference is aimed at reacting to Maurice Kamto’s declaration of Presidential win.
Kamto calls Biya to organise peaceful transition- 15h54
In a press conference with Journalists in Yaounde, Maurice Kamto of the MRC declared himself winner, calling on incumbent President Biya to organise peaceful transition.
His words:” I was sent to kick a penalty, I fired it! The goal has been scored.
I have closely followed national and international opinion regarding the elections and I am inviting the outgoing president to organize a peaceful handover!
As I am involved, I guarantee him and his family a protection at the level of his status.
I launch a virulent appeal to all candidates in this election to remain vigilant”
End carnage in Cameroon, International community told- 13h25
The international community has been urged to react immediately and bring to an end the ongoing civil disturbance in Cameroon where about 400 civilians and 160 state security personnel have been confirmed killed in the deepening brutality in the country.
The founder/ CEO, Belinda Babila Foundation, Dr. Belinda Babila, made the call in Lagos, while announcing her plan for English-speaking refugees from Southern Cameroon who fled to Ikom, Bayelsa State.