Information round to clock
- Saturday 23 June
Elite II: Matchdday 23 results- 18h27
PWD – Cosm 2-0
National- lion 1-2
Canon – matelots 3-1
Panthère – racing 1-0
renaiss -NUFC 1-0
Etoa -Dynamo 1-1
Bang -TKC 0-0
- Thursday 21 June
Cameroon registers 10.000 new refugees-World Bank- 14h37
Since the beginning of 2018, Cameroon has registered 10,000 new arrivals of refugees, mainly from Nigeria.
The information was revealed on June 19, 2018 in Yaounde by the director of operations of the World Bank in Cameroon, who officially announced the availability to the Cameroonian government of a budget of 73.5 billion CFA francs, for support a refugee support program.
Fecafoot General Assembly postponed- 14h06
The General Assembly of the Cameroon Football Federation has been postponed, the Normalisation Committee of the organ has said.
In a communiqué signed the Secretary General of Fecafoot, Martin Etonge, the General Assembly that was scheduled for June 23 to adopt the text before elections start in the various regions.
Fifa has instructed Fecafoot the Fecafoot Normalisation committee to wait until the end of the ongoing parliamentary session before fixing a new date for the General Assembly, the Secretary General said in the communiqué.
Cameroon celebrate World Music Day- 14h00
Cameroon has joined the rest of the world today to celebrate the international music day. In the nation’s capital Yaounde, giant concerts would be organised in various corners to mark the day.
One of such concerts will be on Friday at the Yaounde multipurpose sports complex where several hallmark artists have been invited.
Emergency humaniatarian plan for victims of Anglophone crisis launchedCameroun Tribune - 13h23
The PM on June 20, 2018 gave details on the strategy and how the money will be raised to restore a conducive environment for the socio-economic development of the affected areas.
People and structures affected in one way or the other by the close to two-year socio-political crisis raging on in the North West and South West Regions will receive multifaceted assistance from an Emergency Humanitarian Assistance Plan put in place by government with instructions from the Head of State, Paul Biya. Prime Minister Head of Government, Philemon Yang, launched the Contingency Plan in Yaounde yesterday June 20, 2018 in a ceremony at the Cabinet Meeting Hall of the Star Building hugely attended by Cabinet Ministers, Members of the Diplomatic Corps and some elite of the restive regions.
Cameroon women’s team off to US for military World Cup- 13h20
The Cameroon Women’s military team is off to the United States of America where they will take part at the 11 edition of the World Cup that will be played in Texas from June 22-July 3.
The team left Yaounde on Wednesday June 20 and will play their first game in the competition against Bahrain on Friday June 22. Their next game comes up two days later against Germany before another tough game against France on June 27. Their final group game will be against Brazil as they look to go a step further than the 2016 edition in Vanne, France where they finished fourth after losing to South Korea.
- Wednesday 20 June
Cameroon celebrates refugee day- 12h13
The World refugees Day is celebrated today the in Cameroon amidst the ongoing violence in the two English-speaking regions which has forced over 21.000 persons to flee into Nigeria as refugees and 161.000 as internally displaced persons.
On the occasion of the day, Federal Commissioner of the National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons (NCFRMI), Sadiya Uma has appealed to the international community to bring aid to the 21.000 Cameroonian refugees as well as the over one million of Nigerians internally displaced by Boko Haram.
Gov’t creates new Secondary schools created- 11h37
Last June 14, the Prime Minister, Head of Government Philemon Yang signed a decree creating technical industrial and commercial schools in the various regions of the country.
Thus Cetic Nyamoko and Cetic Mengang (Centre region), Cetic Loum (Littoral), Cetic Gouna(North), GTC Ebang-Ngie(North West) and Cetic Ngouenjitapon (West region) will all go operational beginning the next academic year.
Elite II: Matchday 22 results- 11h25
Mtn Elite Two Matchday 22 results
Minister appointed Board chair of Sonatrel- 11h07
The Minister of Water and Energy Gaston Eloundoun Essomba has been appointed as the new Board Chair of the national electricity transportation company Sonatrel.
He was appointed on instructions of the Head of State during a board meeting on Tuesday to chart out measures of proper transportation of electricity when the company must have gone into full operation by January 2019.
Entrepreneur night to hold on July 7The Guardian Post - 10h52
ARREYB Media, under the covering of the Bright Future Foundation, will on July 7 organise an innovative event dubbed the “ARREYB Entrepreneur Night’’ in Buea.
The event, it has been announced, will take place annually. Organisers say the event is a platform created to for both upcoming as well as established entrepreneurs to share their experiences and network for the growth of the Cameroon entrepreneur sector.
- Monday 18 June
National Assembly gets new SG- 17h38
Désiré Geoffroy Mbock has been appointed as the new Secretary General of the National Assembly.
He was appointed on Monday by the President of the National Assembly Cavaye Yeguie Djibril to replace Victor Yene Ossomba who passed away.
Elite I: Matchday 26 results- 14h16
Coton 4- 1 Ums de Loum
Eding 1- 1 Colombe du Dja
Aigle 2- 0 Feutcheu
Bamboutos 1- 0 New stars
Apejes 4- 1 Yafoot
Unisport 1 – 1 Stade Renard
Dragon 2- 2 Fortuna
Union 1- 2 Fovu
Astres- Yosa (Monday 18 June 2018)
Four injured in road accident- 14h15
A road accident, involving the company General Voyages and a truck, occured around 19h, Saturday, June 16 on the axis Bafoussam-Dschang, in the region of western Cameroon. At least four people were injured.
Boko Haram attack leaves four dead in Far North region- 14h12
On Friday, June 15, suspicious women were intercepted in Limani, Mayo Sava (Far North region). They carried explosive devices. After being spotted, they unleashed the bombs hidden under their robes which killed them and a young lady who was standing nearby.
The next day, precisely on the night of June 16 to 17, a night watch was killed in Logone and Chari, precisely in the locality of Tika. He was shot dead by heavily armed men while another villager was also killed.
- Thursday 14 June
Professor Andre Mvesso begins journey beyond- 08h41
Professor Andre Mvesso who died a month ago begins his final journey to the world beyond this weekend and friends, families and colleagues pay their last respects.
Since Monday June 11, prayers have been organised at his residence in Nkoabang in the outskirts of Yaounde and a wake keep without corpse would hold today at his residence as from 8pm.
His corpse will be removed at the Yaounde Teaching Hospital (CHU) and transported to the Amphithetre 700 of the University of Yaounde I for academic honours, followed by a mass at the Cathedral of the Yaounde Metropolitan Archdiocese.
Elite I: Matchday 25 Results- 08h37
Matchday 25 encounters of the MTN Elite I were played in stadia across the country on Wednesday with leaders Cotonsport of Garoua slipping to their first away defeat of the season, two nil at New Stars of Douala. Below are the complete results;
Union Douala-Unisport Bafang 1-0
AS Fortuna -Eding Sport Lekié 0-2
Dragon – Bamboutos 1-0
Feutcheu – Ums Loum 0-0
Yosa – Colombe 1-1
Newst – Cotonsport 2-0
Stade Renard – Apejes 0-1
Aigle – Yafoot 1-0
Fov – Ast 0-0
2018 World Cup kicks off today- 08h33
The 2018 FIFA World Cup kicks off today at 4.pm local time with host nation Russia taking on Saudi Arabia in the opening game.
Africa’s representatives at the competition get into the fray tomorrow when Egypt face one of the competition’s favorite Uruguay. Morocco takes on Iran later in the day at 4.00pm while Nigeria face Croatia on Saturday. Tunisia will have to wait until Monday at 7.00pm to face England.
- Wednesday 13 June
Cameroon call up 25 players for U20 Afcon preparations- 13h58
Cameroon have called up 25 players to begin camping on Thursday in Yaounde ahead of the next round of matches for the 2019 U20 Africa Cup of Nations billed for Niger.
The players are expected to arrive at the Fecafoot head quarters on Thursday morning before they depart to the Caf Excellence Centre in Mbankomo where they will hold a one-week training camp.
Workers embark on strike at Olembe stadium- 13h40
At least two persons have been arrested at the construction site of the Yaounde Olembe stadium set to be one of the host venues for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.
This follows protest from workers on the site requesting for their contract situation to be regularized by the Italian construction firm Piccinni. The workers are protesting against a sub contracting firm that is slashing part of their benefits and want to be directly integrated into Piccini.
Stakeholders hold prayers for peace to return in MbengwiCameroun Tribune - 12h42
An interfaith ceremony mainly focused on singing and prayers for peace and return to normalcy took place in Mbengwi on June 7, 2018.
It was all about special songs and prayers for forgiveness, reconciliation, harmony, unity of citizens and above all, the return to normalcy in the face of the socio- political crisis rocking the North West and South West Regions. To thank for the event is Momo SDO, Monono Absalom Wolua and Church leaders who mobilized virtually all the church choirs in Mbengwi to sing peace.
The ecumenical choir presentation at the Mbengwi, Station Presbyterian church congregation was inspired by Bible verses traced to God’s use of music through his servant, David to send away torments of depression and fear.
Bilingualism commission moves to Switzerland- 12h32
The National Commission for the Promotion of Bilingualism and Multiculturalism has travelled to Switzerland where it will spend a week.
According to official sources, the Commission is expected to learn and tap from the Swiss experience of bilingualism and multiculturalism. The visist comes two weeks after the meet the listen to the people mission in Bamenda where they registered the people’s grievances which they will present to the Head of State.
Elite I: Matchday 25 fixtures- 12h21
Matchday 25 encounters of the Mtn Elite One will be played today in stadia across the country according to the following program.
Stade annexe 1 Limbe : 13h30: Union Sportive- Unisport
15h30: Newstars – Coton Sport ;
Stade Mbankomo 13h30: As Fortuna – Eding Sport
15h30: Dragon – Bamboutos ;
Yong Sport Academy Stadiùm • 15h30: Yong Sport – Colombe
Melong 15h30: Stade Renard –Apejes ;
Bafang 15h30: Feutcheu – Ums ;
Dschang 13h30: Aigle Royal – Yafoot •
15h30: Fovu -Astres
- Monday 11 June
Soldier killed on patrol in Furu Awa- 10h08
A soldier was killed in attack carried out around locality of Furu Awa in the North West Region of Cameroon, local sources have said.
The soldier was killed while on patrol with his colleague in the locality following an upsurge of violence in the region where security forces have been battling separatist fighters. The killing comes after a police officer was abducted in Fundong, still in the North West region and taken to an unknown destination.
Cameroon striker Bahoken joins French side Angers- 10h01
Cameroon striker Stephane Bahoken over the weekend joined French Ligue 1 side Angers on a four-year deal.
The 26-year old joined on a free transfer after scoring nine goals in 32 appearances for Strasbourg last season as he has vowed to push himself to the limits. He replaces his compatriot at Angers Karl Tok,o Ekambi who left days earlier to sign for Spanish side Villareal.
New packaging measures for Tobacco introduced- 09h46
A new tobacco packaging policy was presented in Yaounde on June 7 by officials of the Ministry of Public Health. The new policy goes operational on January 3, 2019.
It was presented after a joint ministerial order on January 3, 2018 defining new packaging and labeling modalities for tobacco products in Cameroon. The new packaging policy comes as a means to dissuade tobacco consumers of the harmful effects of the product.
US Ambassador returns to Yaounde- 09h37
The United State’s Ambassador to Cameroon, Peter Henry Balerin has returned to Cameroon after a brief stay in the United States of America.
Ambassador Balerin left Cameroon two weeks ago after he was “called to order” by the Minister of External Relations, Lejeune Mbella Mbella for telling Head of State Paul Biya to think of his legacy. Ambassador Balerin later left the country immediately prompting speculations of a diplomatic incident but sources would later confirm he was on a work leave.
Elite I: Matchday 24 results- 09h28
Matchday 24 encounters of the MTN Elite I were played on Sunday with leaders Cotonsport of Garoua heal to a goalless draw away to Yongsport Academy of Bamenda.
YOSA – Cotonsport Garoua 0-0
Unisport -Feutcheu 0-0
APEJES – Bamboutos 0-0
Fovu – Aigle 3-0
Colombe – Stade Renard 1-0
Astres – Union 2-1
YAFOOT -AS Fortuna 0-1
UMS – New Stars 0-0
Eding – Dragon 1-1
- Sunday 10 June
Elite II: Matchday 20 results- 02h00
Lion Blessé – Cosmos 2-1
Dynamo-AS Matelots 1-0
Racing -Canon 0-1
Avion-AS Etoa Meki 4-3
Renaissance -PWD 1-2
National- Bang Bullet
TKC – Panthere
- Thursday 07 June
Human Rights briefing on Anglophone crisis postponed- 09h50
The Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission for a briefing on the human rights situation in Cameroon that was supposed to hold today has been postponed.
The hearing was postponed at the last minute though no reason has been advanced. Panelists were supposed to discuss the heightened crisis in Cameroon’s diverse society, and offer policy recommendations for improving respect for human rights and mitigating the country’s political and security challenges.