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    • Wednesday 16 June
    • Cameroon: Campaign against hate speech, xenophobia underway nationwide

      - 17h43

      The national campaign against hate speech and xenofobia launched by the National Commission for the Promotion of Bilingualism and Multiculturalism is underway in the country’s ten regions.

      Speaking in the Littoral region this Wednesday at the start of a three-day workshop, the representative of the Mussongue Commission, Ama Tutu Muna said despite Government’s efforts, the fight against these two phenomena is still not satisfactory.
      In the North West region, Barrister Nico Halle, on behalf of the commission called for an end to hypocrisy and made it clear that promoters of hate speech and violence do not have a place in the Cameroonian society.


    • Cameroon: 102 crates of contraband drinks seized in Limbe

      - 11h50

      Elements of the Limbe Customs Brigade have impounded 102 crates of malta Guinness drinks illegally smuggled into the country.

      The seizure was made Tuesday June 15 in Limbe, South West region of Cameroon.

    • AFCON 2021: Veron Mosengo-Omba inaugurates CAF bureau in Yaounde

      - 11h44

      The Secretary General of the Confederation of African Football CAF, Veron Mosengo-Omba has inaugurated the CAF office in Yaounde, ahead of the Africa Cup of Nations Cameroon will host come January 2022.

      The inauguration ceremony took place Tuesday June 15 at the COCAN building in Yaounde.


    • Cameroon: Handball lionesses thrash Nigerian counterparts 44-14 to grab AFCON semi final ticket

      - 09h46

      Cameroon’s handball lionesses have qualified for the smi finals of the ongoing Senior Women’s Handball Africa Cup of Nations in Yaounde.

      They humbled their Nigerian counterparts 44 goals to 14 to mover over to the next stage in a match that has been considered as a festival of goals for the lionesses.

      The girls of Serge Christian Guebogo will face Congo this Wednesday in the second semi final.

    • Cameroon: Handball lionesses book qualification ticket for World Championship

      - 09h34

      Cameroon’s indomitable handball lionesses have qualified for the upcoming World Championship slated for December in Spain.

      The girls of Serge Christian Guebogo qualified for the competition after urging their Nigerian counterparts 44 goals to 14 in the knock out stage of the ongoing Senior Women’s Handball Africa Cup of Nations in Yaounde.

    • Cameroon commemorates International Day of African Child

      - 09h29

      Cameroon joins the rest of the continent to commemorates the 31st edition of the International Day of the African Child under the theme: “Protect every child against violence exploitation, neglect and abuse, a priority for the Cameroon Government.”

      To mark the day in Cameroon, a special advocacy training to strengthen the legal and institutional framework for the protection of children against all forms of violence will hold as from 10am at the National Assembly.

      It will be presided over by the Rt Honorable Cavaye Yeguie Djibril in the presence of international organizations in charge of children’s matters.

    • Tuesday 15 June
    • Cameroon: National Decentralization Board holds first ordinary session this Thursday

      - 17h11

      Members of the National Decentralization Board will meet in their very first ordinary session Thursday June 17.

      The session will take place at the star building under the chair of the Prime Minister Head of Government, Chief Dr Joseph Dion Ngute.

    • Cameroon: Two female MPs cheat death in accident on Dla-Yde highway

      MMI - 17h06

      Two female Members of Parliament, Hons Marlyse Soppo and Marguerite Dissake are said to have had a road accident on Monday evening near Pouma, on the D’la – Y’dé highway.

      Reports say  luckily, both of them survived without any injuries and were taken to the hospital for checkup.

    • Cameroon: Campaign against hate speech kicks off across national territory

      - 13h29

      Delegations from the National Commission for the Promotion of Bilingualism and Multi-Culturalism begin a campaign against hate speech and xenophobia across the national territory this Tuesday June 15.

      The president of the Commission, Peter Mafany Musongue has instructed the delegations to hold meetings with regional authorities, media organs and youth organizations to create more awareness about the campaign.

    • Cameroon: Veron Mosengo-Omba to inaugurate CAF office in Yaounde

      - 13h28

      The Secretary General of the Confederation African Football CAF, Veron Mosengo-Omba   will this Tuesday June 15 inaugurate the CAF office in Yaounde ahead of the 2021 edition African Cup of Nations slated for January 2022.

      After this inauguration, Veron Mosengo-Omba is expected to hold a press conference at FECAFOOT with members of the competitions organizing committee of the AFCON 2021.

    • Cameroon: Secondary Education boss visits examination centres in Yaounde

      - 13h27

      The Minister Secondary Education, Prof Pauline Nalova Lyonga this Tuesday June 15 is on a working visit to some examination centres in the Mfoundi Division where students are sitting in for the BEPC and CAP official examinations in the French Sub-System of education.

      The aim of this visit is to ensure the smooth unfolding of the exams.

    • Cameroon: Ministers of Health, Communication grant join press conference today

      - 13h26

      The Minister of Communication, Rene Emmanuel Sadi and his counterpart of Public Health, Dr Manaouda Malachie will this Tuesday June 15 grant a joint press conference.

      The event will take place at the conference hall of the Ministry of Communication as from 3:00 pm.

    • Cameroon: Governors Conference ends today

      - 13h23

      Cameroon’s ten regional governors who began meeting yesterday for the first bi-annual conference for the year 2021 will today come up with concrete resolutions on how to maintain peace and security in their respective areas of command.

    • Cameroon: Fako rulers urges Gov’t to fulfill promises of constructing autonomous port in limbe

      - 13h22

      A delegation made up of 12 Fako traditional rulers from the South West region have called on the Government to fulfill their promises, that of constructing an autonomous port in Limbe,

      They were speaking Monday June 14 in Yaounde during an audience granted them by the Prime Minister, Head of Government, Chief Dr Joseph Dion Ngute.

      According to these traditional rulers, the presence of an autonomous port in Limbe will come with huge benefits to the population.

    • Monday 14 June
    • Cameroon: Volunteers donate blood to mark World Blood Donation Day in Yaounde

      - 18h21

    • Senior Women’s Handball AFCON: Cameroon to face Nigeria in knock out face

      - 18h19

      Cameroon’s handball lionesses will face their Nigerian counterparts tomorrow Tuesday June 15 in a match to grab its ticket for the semi finals of the ongoing Senior Women’s Handball AFCON played in Yaounde.

      It will be the girls’ second encounter against Nigeria. In their first confrontation, the lionesses humbled their Nigerian counterparts 19 on 31 to qualify for the quarter finals.

    • Cameroon Commemorates World Blood Donation Day today

      - 14h59

      Cameroon joins the rest of the globe to observe the World Blood Donation Day.

      A ceremony to highlight the significance of blood donation and to recognize the contribution of voluntary and paid blood donors in saving lives is scheduled to take place this Monday June 14 at the Ministry of Public Health in Yaounde.

      The day is celebrated every year to sensitize on the importance of blood donation, the need for safe blood and blood products for transfusion the critical contribution voluntary and paid blood donors make to national health system.

    • Senior women’s handball AFCON: lionesses face Nigeria in quarter finals tomorrow

      - 14h58

      Cameroon will face Nigeria at the quarter finals of the 24th senior women’s handball African Cup of Nations ongoing in Cameroon slated for Wednesday June 15.

      Tunisia on its part will face Guinea meanwhile Senegal will go up against Congo Brazzaville.

    • Cameroon: Student snatches FCFA 900 000 from principal’s office in Ngaoundere

      - 14h57

      A form four student of Lycee de Beka Hosseré in Ngaoundere, Adamawa region

      is reported to have stolen the sum of FCFA 900 000 from the principal’s office.

      According to reports, the student successfully dug a hole, got into the administrative building, and made away with the money.

      He was caught thanks to the video surveillance camera installed around the building that recorded all his movements.

      The money has been recovered, meanwhile his father is said to have collapsed 2 times after seeing the video footage of his son committing the act, the case has been handed to the police.

    • Cameroon: CAMPOST, ECOBANK to sign commercial partnership

      - 14h56

      The Minister of Post and Telecommunication, Minette Libom LI LIkeng will today preside over the signing ceremony of a commercial partnership agreement between the Cameroon postal services CAMPOST and ECOBANK.

      The signing ceremony will take place at the Ministry’s conference hall as from 2:00pm.

    • Cameroon: Adamawa Regional Council begins debates for adoption of budget

      - 14h56

      The first ordinary session of the Adamadawa Regional Council dedicated for the adoption of the 2021 budget begins this Monday June 14 in Ngaoundere.

    • Cameroon: Governors first bi-annual conference kicks off today

      - 14h54

      Cameroon’s 10 regional governors have begun meeting this Monday June 14 in Yaounde for their first Bi-annual conference for the year 2021.

      The come together is chaired by the Minister of Territorial Administration, Paul Atanga Nji.

      The conference is expected to last for two day.

    • CAF Secretary General on working visit to Cameroon

      - 14h53

      The Secretary General of the Confederation of African Football CAF, Veron Mosengo-Omba begins a three-day working visit to Cameroon this Monday June 14 alongside other CAF officials.

      The CAF team is expected to visit the Olembe Sport Complex and as well meet with FECEFOOT officials during day one of their visits.

    • Cameroon: Four individuals arrested over burglary at Directorate General of Taxation

      - 13h33

      Four individuals accused of having broken into offices at the Directorate General of Taxation headquarter in Yaounde last week have fallen into the dragnet of security forces.

      They were presented to the press this Monday June 14, one week after the burglary.

      They are said to have broken into the FCFA Billions-construction and made away with about FCFA 380,000.

    • Friday 11 June
    • Cameroon: Pressmen covering conflict schooled on best journalism practices, entrepreneurship in Buea

      CNA - 15h37

      Pressmen drawn from diverse media houses are currently attending a workshop on best journalism practice and entrepreneurship in Buea, South West region.

      The workshop  is organized by The Legend Human Right Foundation, LHuRiF.

      It aims to equip journalists with professional skills that will enable them not to fall prey to circumstances that will endanger their lives and job.

    • Cameroon: 26 drug dealers arrested in Douala

      - 15h20

      26 drug dealers including, 03 ladies have been arrested by the elements of the Mabanda Gendarmerie around the Gare routière Bonabéri neighborhood in Douala, Littoral region.


       These individuals aged between 19 and 43 were caught June 9 with a bag full of Indian hemp.

    • Cameroon: Five suspected robbers arrested in Tonga, West region

      - 15h15

      On Wednesday June 9, elements of the Bangante Gendarmerie arrested five suspected robbers and recovered stolen items in Tonga, a locality in the Nde Division West region of Cameroon.

      This arrest came after three citizens complained last June 2 that their houses were robbed and property carried away.

      After investigations, elements of the gendarmerie laid hands on them.

    • US Christopher Lamora, nominee Ambassador to Cameroon laments over Anglophone crises

      - 15h13

      The aspirant to the position of U.S Ambassador to Cameroon, Christopher Lamora has expressed sadness over the escalating situation of the Crisis which has resulted in over 3000 deaths and over a million displaced.

      He was speaking during a statement at the US senate hearing testimony on Thursday June 10.

      Lamora is currently Deputy Chief of Mission at the U.S Embassy in Accra, Ghana.

    • Cameroon: Medard Fogue elected new mayor of Bandjoun

      - 15h08

      Medard Fogue has been elected as the new mayor of Dembeng-Bandjoun, a locality in the Koung-khi division, West region of the Cameroon.

      He won the elections organized at the Bandjoun city council Thursday June 10 with a 100% vote.

      Medard Fogue replaces Professor Lazar Kaptue who died Last April 12, 2021


    • Cameroon: Health boss on working visit to Kribi

      - 14h30

      The Minister of Public Health, Dr Malachie Manaouda is on a working visit to the town of Kribi in the South region of Cameroon.

      The Health boss is expected to inspect the state of health structures in the area .

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