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- Thursday 27 May
AFCON 2021: Visiting FIFA-CAF inspection team in Limbe today- 13h52
The visiting FIFA and CAF delegation in Cameroon to inspect infrastructures earmarked for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations are in Limbe this Thursday.
They have already visited the Limbe Centenary Stadium and are expected to move over to the Limbe Omnisports Stadium.
The inspection team is led by Sports and Physical Education Minister, Prof Narcisse Mouelle Kombi.
Cameroon: West Regional Councillors hold first session- 13h17
Councillors of the West region have held their first Council session after their election last December as first ever Regional Councillors in Cameroon.
During the session which opened yesterday in Bafoussam, they adopted FCFA 2.7 billion as budget for the year 2021.
The Council is ongoing.
Cameroon: Centre Regional Council adopts FCFA 3B as budget- 13h14
Councillors of the Centre Regional Council have adopted FCFA 3 billion as budget for the year 2021.
This was during the first session of the Council which held yesterday Wednesday May 26 in Yaounde.
Cameroon: Police teargas protesting traders in Douala market- 13h07
Forces of law and order are reported to have used teargas to disperse some protesting traders at the Nkololoun market in New Bell, Douala II.
According to reports, the traders protested against the implementation of a decision by the Douala II Council which imposes a FCFA 100,000 per square metre on roadside vendors.
This prompted police to use teargas to disperse the protesting traders.
Cameroon: Social Democratic Front clocks 31- 12h59
The Social Democratic Front party clocked 31 years old Wednesday May 26.
On the occasion of this anniversary, the party through its Chairman, Ni John Fru Ndi called on the Head of State to engage in frank dialogue to resolve the long lasting conflict in the Anglophone regions.
According to many pundits, the party is gradually losing its popularity.
- Wednesday 26 May
Cameroon: National Assembly convened for June 8- 17h58
The President of the National Assembly, Cavaye Yeguie Djibril has convened Members of Parliament for the June session.
According to a bureau order signed Wednesday May 26, the session opens on June 8.
Cameroon: Prof Alice Nga Minkala appointed Director of ASMAC- 17h50
Dr Alice Nga Minkala is the new Director of the Advanced School of Mass Communication, ASMAC.
She was appointed by Presidential decree signed Wednesday May 26.
She replaces Prof Laurent Charles Boyomo Assala who goes on retirement.
Before today’s appointment, Prof Alice Nga Minkala served as Deputy Director in charge of studies in ASMAC.
Cameroon: Paul Biya appoints new officials in State Universities across country- 17h22
Cameroon’s Head of State, Paul Biya has appointed officials in some State Universities across the country, including the University of Buea, Bamaneda, Douala, Yaounde I, Yaounde II, Dschang and Ngaoundere.
Cameroon: Paul Biya appoints new University Board Chairs- 17h19
The President of the Republic of Cameroon has appointed new officials in some State Universities across the country.
According to a decree signed Wednesday May 26, Aboubakari Saki becomes new President of the Board of Directors of the University of Maroua.
Likewise, Abdoulaye Babale has been appointed Board Chair of the University of Ngaoundere.
Cameroon: Paul Biya appoints new University Board Chairs- 17h15
The President of the Republic, Paul Biya has appointed new officials in State Universities across the country.
According to a decree published Wednesday May 26, Aboubakari Saki becomes the new President of the Board of Directors of the University of Maroua.
Likewise, Abdoulaye Babale has been appointed Chair person of the Management board of the University of Ngaoundere.
Cameroon: International Cycling Tour kicks off Saturday- 15h23
The 17th edition of Cameroon International Cycling Tour kicks off this Saturday May 29 in Yaounde.
Ahead of the cycling event, delegates from the 10 participating countries from Europe and Africa begin arriving Cameroon tomorrow Thursday May 27.
The first lap will take the athletes from Yaounde to Ayos.
Cameroon will be represented by 12 athletes from the SNH velo club and the national team.
Cameroon: Bui SDO prohibits circulation of unauthorized bikes following Amba ambush- 14h46
The Senior Divisional Officer for Bui, North West region, Lanyuy Harry Ngwanyi has prohibited the circulation of unauthorized motorbikes in his area of command.
This is the substance of a note signed yesterday Tuesday May 25.
According to the prefectural order, authorization will be delivered jointly by competent Divisional Officers and Municipal authorities in various subdivision.
The decision comes after five Government forces were ambushed in Lassin, Noni Sub
Division Tuesday May 25. It will be effective as from June 1.
Cameroon: African Development Bank pledges financial, technical assistance to Gov’t- 14h41
The African Development Bank (AfDB) has pledged financial and technical
support to the Cameroonian government to help in the implement reforms and development
projects in the two English-speaking regions of the country.
This information was made known during a meeting with the Prime Minister, Head of
Government, Chief Dr Joseph Dion Ngute and representative of the bank Tuesday May 25 in Yaounde.
Cameroon: Huge quantity of smuggled bags of sugar seized in Kousseri- 14h34
Elements of the zone 2 Halcomi operation have seized about 1068 bags of illegally imported sugar in Kouseeri, a
locality in the Logone and Chari Division, Far North region of Cameroon.
The smuggled products were intercepted and impounded Monday May 24.
Cameroon: Alleged drug trafficker arrested in Yaounde- 14h28
Elements of the Nlongkak Gendarmerie Brigade have arrested an alleged drug dealer in possession of 24 kilograms of cannabis Yaounde.
According to reports, he was arrested last Sunday alongside several other individuals found in possession of cannabis.
AFCON 2021: CAF inspection team in Douala this Wednesday- 13h19
The visiting CAF delegation in Cameroon to inspect infrastructures that will host the upcoming Africa Cup of Nations continues its tour with Douala this Wednesday May 26.
The first stop was at the Japoma Complex.
After touring the complex, the delegation will proceed with hospital facilities and COVID-19 screening centres in the economic capital.
Yesterday they were in Bafoussam.
Cameroon: Senegal’s President Macky Sall pays condolence visit to Ahmadou Ahidjo’s family in Dakar- 11h54
The President of the Republic of Senegal, Macky Sall Tuesday May 25 payed a condolence visit to the family of Cameroon’s first Head of State, late Ahmadou Ahidjo following the death of his spouse, Germaine Ahidjo last month in Dakar.
Many have seen in this move a demonstration of humility and empathy.
Cameroon: 90 cartons of smuggled liquor seized bu customs- 11h50
90 cartons of beer in cans smuggled in the country have been impounded by elements of the zone 2 Halcomi Operation in Yaounde.
The operation took place yesterday Tuesday May 25.
The smuggled beer was transported on board an interurban bus.
Cameroon: LCBC to support military transition in Chad- 11h37
Member countries of the Lake Chad Basin Commission have taken the commitment to support the transitional Government in Chad led by General Mahamat Idriss Deby Itno.
The commitment was taken yesterday Tuesday May 25 at the end of the extraordinary summit of the Lake Chad Basin Commission that took place in Abuja, Nigeria under the chair of President Mohammadu Buari.
Cameroon: Many feared dead in recent accident at Falaise Dschang, West region- 08h34
At least five people are reported to have lost their lives in an accident which occurred at la Falaise Dschang in the West region of Cameroon Tuesday May 26.
- Tuesday 25 May
Cameroon: Late Senator Nfon Victor Mukete to be buried on May 29 in Kumba- 16h31
Senator Nfon Victor Mukete who passed away last April 10 at the Yaounde General Hospital at the age of 103 will be laid to rest on May 29 in Kumba, South West region of Cameroon.
AFCON 2021: CAF delegation in Bafoussam- 14h51
The delegation from the Confederation of African Football, CAF in Cameroon to inspect infrastructures to host the 2021 edition of the Africa Cup of Nations are in Bafoussam this Tuesday May 25.
Yesterday, they visited the Olembe Sports Complex in the outskirts of Yaounde.
Cameroon: Entrance exam into African School for Meteorology and Civil Aviation starts on May 26- 14h00
The 2021 session of the entrance exam into the African School for Meteorology and Civil Aviation dubbed EAMAC will take place in Yaounde from May 26 to June 2.
According to a release signed by the Minister of Transports, Jean Ernest Massena Ngalle Bibehe, from the 26 to the 28 of May, exams for Civil Aviation engineers, technicians and exploitation will take place at Lycée Général Leclerc.
Meanwhile, from May 31 to June 2, psycho technical tests and English orals for contollers will take place at Lycée Général Leclerc and at the Pilot Linguistic Centre respectively.
List of those authorized to sit for the exams is available at the Ministry of Transports.
Cameroon: Nigerian, CAR refugees to benefit from national health care system- 13h26
The United Nations High Commission for Refugees in Cameroon has signed a partnership with the Ministry of Public Health to ensure better health care services to Nigerian, CAR refugees on the Cameroonian soil?
The partnership agreement was signed Tuesday May 25 in Yaounde between Olivier Beer, Representative of the UNHCR in Cameroon and Health boss, Dr Malachie Malachie.
It gives Nigerian and CAR refugees access to the national health care system.
Cameroon joins rest of continent to commemorate Africa Day- 12h38
It is celebrated in various countries on the African continent, as well as around the world. The Organisation was transformed into the African Union on 9 July 2002 in Durban, South Africa, but the holiday continues to be celebrated on 25 May.
Lake Chad Basin Commission leaders meet in Extraordinary Summit in Abuja, Nigeria- 12h33
Heads of State and Government of the Lake Chad Basin Commission are meeting in an Extraordinary Summit this Tuesday in Abuja, Nigeria to discuss security issues around Lake Chad in the wake of the death of the Chadian President, Idriss Deby Itno.
- Monday 24 May
Cameroo: National Assembly loses second member in one day- 15h50
The National Assembly has lost another member, Hon. Eric Ntiba Agbwa, CPDM MP for the Upper Nyong in the East region, bringing the number of deaths in the House to eight during the current Legislative year.
He died this Monday May 24 after succumbing to wounds incurred in a car crash in Yaounde.
His death comes few hours after that of Hon. Marinette Ngo Yetna, CPDM MP for Sanaga Maritime.
Cameroon: 493 absentee civil servants dismissed- 14h20
493 civil servants have been dismissed for absenteeism by the Minister of Public Service and Administrative Reforms, Joseph Le.
The decision which falls in line with the litigation phase of the physical head count of State personnel was made known last Friday May 21.
Cameroon: Hon. Marinette Ngo Yetno passes away- 13h36
The death has been announced of CPDM Member of Parliament for Sanaga Maritime, Hon. Marinette Ngo Yetna.
Reports says she died in a private clinic in Douala.
She is the death seventh member of parliament to die in this Legislative year.
Her death comes a month after that of Deputy Speaker, Hon. Emilia Monjowa Lifaka.
Cameroon: Close to 50,000 immunized against COVID-19- 12h15
48,526 persons in Cameroon have already received for some their first doses of either the Sinopharm or the AstraZeneca vaccine and for others their two doses as the national immunization campaign against the pandemic enters new week.
According to a tweet by the Minister of Public Health, Dr Malachie Manaouda, 29,478 were administered the Chinese Sinopharm vaccine meanwhile 19,048 received the British AstraZeneca vaccine as at Friday May 21.