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- Thursday 14 January
Cameroon: Centre Regional Council boss installed- 12h54
The President of the Regional Council for the Centre, Gilbert Tsimi Evouna has been commissioned into his functions.
This was during a ceremony that took place Wednesday at the esplanade of the Centre regional Court of Appeal.
The former Government Delegate to the Yaounde City Council took the commitment to serve indiscriminately, the people in his area of command and work toward the development of the region.
- Wednesday 13 January
Cameroon: One dies in deadly motor accident in Nkongsamba- 17h13
One person is reported to have died in a motor accident that in Ngwa village, in the Nkongsamba III District in the Littoral region of Cameroon.
The accident which occurred in the night of Monday breaking Tuesday January 12 when a truck belonging to Congelcam carrying planks collided with another one before emptying its load on the road, there by blocking traffic for hours.
The victim is said to have died on the spot.
CHAN 2020: Rwanda’s Amavubi stars in Cameroon- 16h33
The Amavubi stars of Rwanda have arrived Cameroon’s economic capital Douala ahead of their fourth participation at the African Nations Football Championship CHAN that kicks off Saturday January 16.
The team have taken up residence at Hotel la Falaise and will hold their first training session on Cameroonian soil this Wednesday evening.
Cameroon: Child accidentally sets house ablaze in Douala- 16h15
A little child is reported to have accidentally set their residence in the Bonaberi neighbourhood in Cameroon’s economic capital Douala ablaze Monday January 11.
According to sources, the child who was playing with matches lit fire on a dress in the wardrobe. The fire burnt the whole wardrobe and almost reduced the house to aches if not for the timely intervention of neighbours.
Cameroonian movie, The Fisherman’s Diary selected for The Oscars 2021- 13h42
The Cameroonian movie, The Fisherman’s Diary has been selected to represent Cameroon at the 93rd edition of The Oscars.
The movie was produced by Kang Quintus and directed by Enah Johnscott.
It is the second Cameroonian movie to be selected by Oscars after “Notre fille” by Daniel Kamwa forty-one years ago.
- Tuesday 12 January
Cameroon: Public investment budget for Littoral region stands at FCFA 188 billion- 18h17
The Public investment budget for the year 2021 for the Littoral region stands at FCFA 188 bilion.
This was disclosed by the Governor of the region, Samuel Dieudonne Ivaha Diboua while officially launching the 2021 budgetary year.
- Thursday 07 January
Israel’s Netanyahu, US treasury secretary condemn Capitol violenceFrance 24 - 13h41
Netanyahu made the comments in Jerusalem alongside Trump’s Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, who called the storming of the Capitol by pro-Trump rioters “unacceptable”.
The Israeli premier said the “rampage at the Capitol yesterday was a disgraceful act and it must be vigorously condemned”.“I have no doubt that… American democracy will prevail. It always has,” added Netanyahu, who has repeatedly called Trump Israel’s best-ever friend in the White House.
- Wednesday 06 January
Cameroon: 13-year-old boy killed after stray elephants invade villages in F/N- 19h03
A thirteen year old boy is reported to have been killed after stray elephants in the Mayo Danai and Mayo Kani Divisions of the Far North region invaded some villages, destroying portions of farmlands and some houses.
Cameroon: Hemodialysis machines finally arrive Bamenda Regional Hospital- 17h42
- Tuesday 05 January
Cameroon/2021 Tokyo Olympic Games: 28 lionesses pre-selected ahead of play-offs against Chile- 19h05
Twenty-eight lionesses have been pre-selected by their Coach Alain Djeumfa to prepare for the play-offs against Chile for the upcoming 2021 Tokyo Olympic Games.
They begin camping tomorrow Wednesday January 6.
Cameroon: Newly appointed Mfoundi SDO to be installed tomorrow- 18h56
Emmanuel Mariel Djikdent, recently appointed Senior Divisional Officer for the Mfoundi Division in replacement of late Jean Claude Tsili will be commissioned into his functions tomorrow Wednesday January 6.
The installation ceremony will be chaired by Centre regional Governor,Naseri Paul Bea.
Cameroon: Bishop Michael Bibi appointed Bishop of Buea Diocese- 14h01
The Rt Rev Bishop Michael Bibi is the new Bishop of the Buea Diocese in the South West region of Cameroon.
He was appointed Tuesday January 5 by Pope Francis.
Before today’s appointment, Bishop Bibi served as the Apostolic Administrator of the Buea Diocese.
Cameroon: After rejection by Elecam, Biya orders election of traditional rulers in Menoua, West region- 13h55
The Head of State Paul Biya has ordered the election of traditional rulers in the Menoua, West region of Cameroon after the list presented to Elecam prior to December the 6 election was rejected.
In a decree issued Monday January 4, 2021, the Head of State convenes the electoral college of the Division to elect representatives of traditional rulers in the Division on April 4, 2021.
- Monday 04 January
Cameroon: Nchout Njoya Ajara signs for Atletico of Madrid after Valerenga- 13h28
Cameroon’s international striker Nchout Njoya Ajara is officially with Atletico of Madrid female club.
She left Valerenga football club after a remarkable season which earned her the title of best goal scorer of the 2020 Norwegian Championship.
Cameroon: Schools reopen for second term nationwide- 13h22
Students and pupils have gone back to class rooms this Monday January 2021 for the second term of the 2020/2021 academic year after two weeks of Christmas break.
- Thursday 31 December
Cameroon: Gov’t signs partnership with Chinese company for maintenance of Kribi- Lolabe motorway- 13h02The Government of Cameroon has signed a public-private partnership with the Chinese Company Harbour Engineering Company giving the latter the right to finance, design, construct, exploit and do maintenance works on the 38.5 kilometres Kribi-Lolabe motorway.The partnership was signed Wednesday December 30 in Kribi.The Ministers of Public Works, Emmanuel Nganou Djoumessi and Finance Louis Paul Motaze signed for Cameroon.It is the first phase of the Edéa – Kribi – Lolabé motorway which aims at ameliorating the competitiveness of Cameroon’s transport network from the Kribi deep seaport.
Cameroon: Dschang Council adopts FCFA three billion as 2021 budget- 12h53
The Dschang Council in the West region of Cameroon has adopted the sum of FCFA three billion, one hundred and fifty-one million, three hundred and sixty-nine thousand as the budget for the year 2021.
The budget was adopted during the Council’s session on December 29.
Cameroon/CHAN 2021: Mascot Tara ends national tour- 12h43
The official mascot of the African Nations Football Championship CHAN 2021, Tara has ended her national tour of the different cities to host the competition.
Tara ended her tour yesterday Wednesday December 30 with Buea and Limbe in the South West region.
She was welcomed by the crowd as she toured the different streets of the two towns.
The tour which began with Yaounde and later on Douala was aimed at bringing the mascot closer to the population.
Cameroon: INJS adopts FCFA 969 million as 2021 budget- 12h33The 2021 budget for the National Institute of Youths and Sports better known in its French acronym, INJS stands at FCFA 969 Million, 450 thousand.It was adopted Wednesday December 30 during the Institution’s Board meeting.The budget has witnessed a drop of 9 million Francs as compared to 2020.
Cameroon: President Biya to address compatriots in traditional end of year speech- 12h27
Cameroon’s Head of State, Paul Biya will this Thursday December 31 address Cameroonians in a traditional end of year speech.
This year has been marked by a number of events Cameroonians are expecting their Head of State to address including the Coronavirus pandemic, the Anglophone crisis which witnessed another phase this year, Regional elections, upcoming CHAN and AFCON 2021 to name but these.
- Wednesday 30 December
CHAN 2021/Mascot national tour: Tara in South West region- 17h47
The official mascot of the African Nations Football Championship, CHAN 2021, Tara is in the South West region to proceed with her national tour of towns expected to host the competition.
She went round the streets of Buea this Wednesday December 30 and is expected to end with Limbe.
Cameroon: PM Dion Ngute signs decree harmonizing retirement age of State employees governed by Labour Code- 17h37
The retirement age of State employees governed by the Labour Code is with effect from January 1, 2021 harmonized to 60 and 55years.
A decree relating to that was signed this Wednesday December 30 by the Prime Minister Head of Government, Chief Dr Joseph Dion Ngute.
Cameroon: President Biya signs decree harmonizing retirement age of civil servants- 17h29
The President of the Republic Paul Biya has signed a decree this Wednesday December 30, harmonizing the retirement age of civil servants.
According to the decree, retirement age of those in category A and B has been harmonized to 60 and those for category C and D to 55.
Cameroon: PM Dion Ngute chairs December Cabinet meeting- 17h23
The Prime Minister Head of Government Chief Dr Joseph Dion Ngute this Wednesday December 30 chaired the Cabinet meeting for the month of December.
The meeting focused on laying down strategies for the effective implementation of development plans.
- Tuesday 29 December
Cameroon: National Institute of Statistics gets ultra-modern Head office in Yaounde- 17h11
The National Institute of Statistics now has an ultra-modern Head office worth FCFA 12 billion better equipped for its activities constructed in the political capital Yaounde.
The structure was inaugurated this Tuesday December 29 by the Prime Minister Head of Government, Chief Dr Joseph Dion Ngute, personal representative of the Head of State.
- Monday 28 December
Cameroon: 2021 CHAN mascot Tara on stadia tour- 15h41
The mascot of the 2021 African Nations Football Championship, Tara is on a tour of the different stadia that will host the matches of the competition.
The tour was launched Sunday in Yaounde by the Minister of Sports and Physical Education, Prof Narcisse Mouelle Kombi.
Cameroon: About 30 shops razed to ashes in recent Mboppi market fire- 15h34
At least thirty shops are said to have been reduced to ashes following a fire outbreak at the Mboppi market in Douala, Littoral region of Cameroon.
According to local sources, poor electricity connections is at the origin of the incident.
- Thursday 24 December
Cameroon: Preparations heighten ahead of Christmas day- 16h37
Preparations have reached fever peak in cities across the country ahead of the 25th December commemorated worldwide as the birth of Christ.
The day will be celebrated tomorrow Friday.
Markets and main streets are crowded as many do last minutes purchases.
Cameroon: Chantal Biya receives literary award winner Djaili Amadou- 16h31
The First Lady Chantal Biya has congratulated Djaili Amadou Amal on her French prix Goncourt for lyceens with her book titled “Les impatientes”.
This was during an audience granted the latter by Chantal Biya Wednesday December 23 at the Unity Palace.
Cameroon: First Lady chairs Christmas tree lighting ceremony at State house school- 16h25
Cameroon’s First Lady, Chantal Biya Wednesday December 23 communed with children of the State house school Les Coccinelles during the tree lighting ceremony.