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    • Wednesday 28 April
    • Cameroon: Woman sued for blocking autopsy on husband’s remains

      - 11h40

      A widow identified as Marthe Hortense Eyene Mbou’ou is said to have dragged to court by family members for allegedly opposing herself to the conduction of an autopsy on her husband’s remains.

       

    • Cameroon/COVID-19 immunization: Gov’t aims to vaccinate 20% of population

      - 10h40

      The Government of Cameroon has expanded the vaccination campaign to include the general public with the aim of vaccinating 20% of its population in a bid to curb the spread of the deadly Coronavirus pandemic.

      The mass vaccination campaign kicks off this Wednesday April 28, 2021.

    • Tuesday 27 April
    • Cameroon: Orals for recruitment of translators/interpreters underway at ENAM

      - 17h37

      The oral phase of the Direct competitive examination for the recruitment of 117 personnel into the corps of translation and interpretation for the 2021 session is underway at the National School of Administration and Magistracy, ENAM.

      The Minister of Public Service and Administrative Reforms, Joseph Le toured some examination halls this Tuesday April 27 in the presence of ENAM Director General.

    • Cameroon: AFCON 2021 mascot, anthem jury members installed

      - 17h27

      Members of the jury to chose the mascot and anthem of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations have been installed into their functions.

      They were commissioned Monday April 26 by the Minister of Sports and Physical Education, Prof Narcisse Mouelle Kombi with the call to chose outstanding pieces or arts.

    • Cameroon: Ngaoundere University manufactures new beer brands out of cassava, millet

      - 15h53

      The University of Ngaoundere in the North region of Cameroon is currently making the promotion of two brands of beer locally manufactured by its biochemistry students under the supervision of Prof Steve Carley Desobgo.

      The beers made from locally produced cassava and millet have been named after the native appellation of these two food stuffs, Mbong for cassava and Sembe for millet.

       

       

    • Cameroon: Over FCFA 2,100B disbursed for rice transformation in Ndop

      - 15h22

      The Government of Cameroon ill disburse the sum of FCFA 2,100 billion for the transformation of rice in Ndop, a locality in the Ngo-Ketunjia Division, North West region of Cameroon.

       

    • Cameroon: UFC champion, Francis Ngannou celebrates victory with compatriotes

      - 15h18

      Francis Ngannou, the current holder of the title of champion of the Ultimate Fighting Championship category mixed martial arts is in Cameroon to celebrate his victory with his compatriotes.

      The 34-year-old athlete returned Monday April 26 to a hectic welcome in Cameroon’s economic capital Douala where he made a tour to some neighborhoods with his championship belt.

      He is expected to go to the West where he hails from for the same exercise.

    • Cameroon: Ebolowa indigenes commit to protect intellectual property

      - 15h07

      Indigenes of Ebolowa, a locality in the South region region of Cameroon have committed themselves to ensuring the protection of intellectual property despite the numerous hurdles that they face in doing so.

      The commitment was taken as they observed the World Intellectual Property Day, raising awareness on how to valorize their culture .

    • Cameroon: Christians protest over misuse of funds by Pastor in Nkongsamba

      - 15h04

      Christians of the Evangelical Church in Poula, a locality in the Nkongsamba Municipality, Moungo Division of the Littoral region of Cameroon have accused their pastor of mismanaging money set aside for the development of the church.

      Reports say Sunday April 25, they blocked the entrance to the church, preventing their pastor from entering.

      The accused pastor has been leading the said church for many years now and despite all the money he received from his Christians, the church is yet to prosper.

    • Cameroon: Toubouro Mayor says insecurity in Chad, CAR affects locality

      - 15h03

      Celestin Yandal, Mayor of Touboro, a locality in the Mayo- Ray Division, North region of Cameroon has raised concern over insecurity in neirbouring Chad and Central African Republic.

      Speaking during a TV program on Equinox, Equinox soir Monday April 26, the Administrative authority said citizens from the aforementioned countries are fleeing away from their homelands to seek refuge in Toubouro.

      According to him, this has led to increase in crime wave in the locality.

       

    • Cameroon: University Games to be decentralized

      - 15h02

      Officials in charge of student’s affairs within different State Universities are brainstorming on how to decentralize university games in a seminar that will hold for five days.

      This seminar aims at limiting the spread of the deadly coronavirus pandemic during University games.

    • Cameroon: UYII partners with Turkey to enable students learn Turkish

      - 15h01

      The students of the University of Yaounde II, Soa will soon have the opportunity to study the Turkish language.

      This is the result of a partnership agreement signed Monday April 26 between University of Yaounde II and the Maarif foundation of Turkey in Cameroon on campus of the University.

    • Monday 26 April
    • Cameroon: Angeline Ngomo appointed Board Chair of National Printing Press

      - 17h10

      Angeline Florence Ngomo is the new Board Chair of the National Printing Press.

      She was appointed Monday April 26 by Presidential decree for a period of three years renewable once.

    • Cameroon: Francis Ngannou returns home with world heavyweight title

      - 16h36

      World Heavyweight champion, Francis Ngannou is back in Cameroon after his brilliant performance last month at the Ultimate Fighting Championship in Las Vegas.

      The 34-year old shattered his American opponent, Stipe Miocic 52 seconds into the second round of a confrontation last Saturday March 27 to become the world heavyweight champion.

    • Cameroon: Anti-Covid-19 vaccination campaign kicks off at UYII

      - 14h21

      The Vaccination campaign against Covid-19 has begun on Campus of the University of Yaounde II, Soa.

      The voluntary national immunization exercise kicked off two weeks ago with the first targets being health workers, the elderly, senior State workers and people with health conditions requiring immediate attention.

       

    • HRW urges IMF to ask Cameroon to publish results of investigation into Covid-19 spending

      - 14h20

      Human Right Watch (HRW) has urged the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to ask the Government of Cameroon to provide details on the report of the ‘’Chambre de compte’’ investigation on Covid-19 funds before the disbursement of another fund.

      This request is contained in the latest report published by Human Right Watch Friday April 23.

       

    • Cameroon: Mayo-Louti DO urges population to respect covid-19 barrier measures

      - 14h18

      The population of Touwa, a locality in the Mayo-louti Division, North region have been urged to continue to respect measures against the coronavirus in order to maintain the locality’s status of Covid-19 free area.

      The call was made by the Divisional Officer, Ayoba Ahmadou during a ceremony Sunday April 25 to distribute anit-covid-19 material purchased thanks to the special National Solidarity fund initiated by the Head of State.

    • Cameroon: Five suspected drug dealers arrested In Yaounde

      - 14h17

      Five individuals have been arrested by elements of the Mbankomo Gendarmerie for alleged drug trafficking.

      They were arrested last Saturday April 24 during a sweep operation in Yaounde, Centre region of Cameroon.

      They have been taken to the Mbankomo brigade where an investigation is ongoing.

    • Cameroon: Explosion of IED causes panic at Kumba market, S/W

      - 13h57

      Inhabitants of Kumba, a locality in the Meme Division in the South West Region of Cameroon have been gripped by fear following the explosion of an improvised explosive device.

      According to reports, the device was placed in one of the bags of rice that was in a truck of foodstuffs given by the World Food Program (WFP) to assist those displaced by armed conflict.

      Enormous material loss are said to have been recorded.

    • Cameroon: Former GBHS Tiko students raise fund to support juniors

      - 13h49

      Former students of the Government Bilingual High School Tiko, a locality in the South West region of Cameroon have raised fund to support their juniors in a bit to improve their learning skills and teaching process in this digital age.

      This fund raising followed a call by Senator Leonelle Fondassain, former student of this institution during a meeting organized Saturday April 24 on school campus.

    • Cameroon: Close to 7000 already immunized against COVID-19

      - 10h58

      Statistics from the Ministry of Public Health show that as at Thursday April 22, 6,683 people were already vaccinated against the deadly Coronavirus pandemic in Cameroon.

    • Friday 23 April
    • Cameroon: Man beats wife to death in Bandjoun, West region

      - 15h53

      A man is said to have beaten his wife to death Thursday April 22 in Bandjoun, a locality in the Koung-Khi Division, West Region of Cameroon.

      Reports say this domestic violence was noticed by the public when he rushed her to the hospital after beating her up.

      Despite getting medical attention, the victim died.

    • Cameroon: ELECAM Regional Delegate for Adamawa dies

      - 15h51

      Francis Pene Tientcheu, Regional Delegate for Elections Cameroon (ELECAM) in the Adamawa is no more.

      He died last Monday April 19 in Bafoussam, West region of Cameroon following a brief illness.

      He was the Regional Delegate of ELECAM in the West region before being transferred in the Adamawa region where he spent less than three months.

      He died at the age of 48.

    • Cameroon: Prof Gervais Mendo Ze undertakes last Journey

      - 15h49

      The mortal remains of late Prof Gervais Mendo Ze have been removed from the Yaounde Central Hospital Mortuary.

      The former Director General of CRTV will be buried in Sangmelima, a locality in the Dja and Lobo Division in the South Region, Saturday April 24.

    • Cameroon: Prof Maurice Tsalefac receives last tributes

      - 15h48

      Tributes were paid to late Prof Maurice Tsalefac, dean of studies at the faculty of social science yesterday Thursday April 22 at the University of Dschang, Menoua Division in the West region of Cameroon.

      He will be buried in his hometown in Bafou, a locality in the Menoua Division in the West region.

    • Cameroon: Upper Mua population urged to join efforts to develop locality

      - 15h48

      Ikome Molinge, Prince of Upper Mua, a locality in the Buea subdivion, Fako Division of the South West region has called on his people to unite their efforts so as to develop their locality.

      He made the call yesterday Thursday April 22 while meeting with his people for the first time to celebrate his achievement as a lawyer and a member of the Cameroon bar.

    • Cameroon: Military recover stolen vehicle in Bamenda

      - 15h46

      Defense forces have reportedly recovered a stolen car last Tuesday April 20 in Bamemda, chief town of the North West region of Cameroon.

      The owner of the car says the vehicle was stolen from her by individuals a week ago after they threatened her life.

      Gun shots, killings, stealing and abductions have been the order of the day in the English-speaking regions of Cameroon since the Anglophone crises became violent.

    • Cameroon: Paul Biya sends sealed message to Mahamat Idriss Deby ahead of father’s funeral ceremony

      - 10h29

      Cameroon’s Head of State Paul Biya has sent a sealed message to the Head of the Chadian Military Council, Mahamat Idriss Deby, son of late Chadian President Idriss Deby ahead of the funeral ceremony of the latter.

      The message was handed over to Mahamat Idriss by President Biya’s representative at the funeral ceremony, Joseph Beti Assomo, Minister Delegate at the Presidency in Charge of Defence.

    • Cameroon: Defence boss represents President Biya at official funeral ceremony of Chad’s field marshal

      - 10h21

      The Minister Delegate at the Presidency in Charge of Defence, Joseph Beti Assomo is representing the Head of State Paul Biya this Friday April 23 at the official funeral ceremony of Chadian President Idriss Deby Itno.

      The ceremony is ongoing in Chad’s capital city, Ndjamena.

    • Thursday 22 April
    • Cameroon: Labour Day celebrations cancelled due to COVID-19

      - 17h41

      Celebrations marking the 135th edition of the International Labour Day have been cancelled in Cameroon for the second consecutive year due to the deadly COVID-19 pandemic.

      In a release issued this Thursday April 22, the Minister of Labour and Social Security, Gregoire Owona informs actors in the Labour sector that the traditional parade that usually marks the end of activities marking the Day will not take place once again due to COVID-19.

       

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