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- Wednesday 23 December
Cameroon: Eight alleged fake whisky producers arrested in YaoundeCNA - 15h24
Eight men suspected of producing and distributing fake whisky have fallen into police dragnet in Yaounde, capital city of Cameroon.
They were presented to the public this Wednesday December 23.
- Tuesday 22 December
Cameroon: Dr Mohamadou Dewa to head Regional Council in Adamawa region- 17h56
Dr Mohamadou Dewa of the NUDP of Bello Bouba Magari has been elected to head over the regional council in the Adamawa region of Cameroon.
He was elected Tuesday December 22 during the election of executive members in the region.
The Adamawa region is the only administrative unit in the country which is not controlled by the ruling party, CPDM.
Cameroon: Prof Fru Angwafon elected President of NW Regional Council- 17h51
Prof Fru Angwafon is the pioneer President of the Regional Assembly in the North West region of Cameroon.
He was elected Tuesday December 22 during the inaugural session as of right for the election of executive members.
He will be assisted by Fon Yakum Kevin Bambalang who iw equally President of the House of Chiefs in the region.
- Monday 21 December
Cameroon/Regional Councils: Sessions ahead of election of Regional executives open tomorrow- 18h46
Cameroon: December salaries of State employees, pensioners available- 18h42
The salaries of State personnel and pensioners for the month of December are already available.
In a release signed this Monday December 21, the Minister of Finance, Louis Paul Motaze authorizes the payment of the said salary on grounds that the month of December is usually a financially difficult one due to expenses relating to end of year festivities.
Cameroon: Paul Biya orders disbursement of FCFA 600M to provide items to IDPs in NW, SW, South, Centre- 18h18
The Head of State Paul Biya has ordered the disbursement of FCFA 600 million to provide items to internally displaced people in the North West, South West, South and Centre regions of the country for end of year festivities.
A ceremony to launch the distribution exercise is being held at the Yaounde City Council under the chair of the Minister of Territorial Administration, Paul Atanga Nji.
Cameroon: Kumba District hospital receives consignment of health kits- 18h14
The Kumba District Hospital in the North West region of Cameroon has received a consignment of health material to boost the provision of health care service to the population of the Kumba town and its environs.
The kits were given by an association from Atlanta in the US.
It comprised a medicalized ambulmance, five dialyses machines, twenty-five beds and a dentistry chair among other items.
Cameroon: Retired Colonel Bebouraka dies while doing sports in Bafia- 17h31The death has been announced of a retired Colonel, Jean Pierre Bebouraka.He died Sunday December 20 in Bafia, Centre region of Cameroon while doing sport.
Cameroon: Former indomitable lion Jacques Zoa among CHAN 2021 players- 17h20
Former indomitable lion striker Jacques Zoa is leading the thirty-three-man squad that will represent Cameroon at the African Nations Football Championship that kicks off in January 16.
The players are currently dotting the Is and cutting the ts at the CAF Excellence Centre in Mbankomo with a number of friendlies scheduled before the competition.
Cameroon: Gov’t reassures Senior officials leading ongoing clashes in CAR- 17h10
Cameroonian Senior officials and staff of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic have been reassured security wise as they lead the ongoing unrest in the country that resulted from clashes between loyalists and rebel groups ahead of CAR’s Presidential and Legislative elections this year.
The assurance was given by the Governor of the East region during a two-day evaluation meeting that began this Monday December 21 under high instructions of the Head of State.
He also urged them to be on alert and safeguard the territorial integrity of Cameroon and protect people and their property.
Cameroon: Two teachers abducted by Boko Haram elements in Far North- 16h36
Two teachers are said to have been taken away by elements of the Boko Haram Islamic sect during one of their attacks in a locality called Balwana, Mayo Tsanaga Division of the Far North region of Cameroon Sunday December 20.
According to a member of the vigilante group, they stormed the locality at about 11pm, drew the attention of both the men and women before calling the names of some teachers and taking two with them.
Cameroon: Yong Sport Academy’s team manager murdered in Bamenda- 15h21The death has been announced of the team manager of Yong Sport Academy, Alphonse Ndifon Akwa.According to the club, he was brutally murdered last night in Bamenda by unidentified gunmen.
- Friday 18 December
Cameroon: Emmanuel Mariel Djikdent appointed Mfoundi SDO- 18h07
Emmanuel Mariel Djikdent is the new Senior Divisional Officer for the Mfoundi in the Centre region of Cameroon.
According to a decree signed by the Head of State Friday December 18, he replaces late Mfoundi SDO Jean Claude Tsila.
Before today’s appointment, Emmanuel Mariel was SDO of the Mefou and Afamba still in the Centre region.
Cameroon: President Biya appoints new inspectors general of regional services- 18h02
The Head of State has appointed new inspectors general of regional services in some regions of the country.
Cameroon: New DOs appointed nationwide- 17h52
The Head of State has just named some personalities at the head of sub-divisions in some Departments in the country.
Their appointment is contained in a decree signed this Friday December 18.
Cameroon: President Biya appoints new SDOs nationwide- 17h48
The Head of State Paul Biya has signed a decree appointing a number of Senior Divisional Officers in most Departments in the country.
The decree was signed Friday December 18.
- Thursday 17 December
Cameroon: Celestin Tawamba reelected GICAM President- 14h49
The outgoing President of the Cameroon Employers’ Union better known by its French acronym GICAM, Celestin Tawamba has been reelected at the helm of the association.
He was reelected at the end of GICAM’s elective general assembly which took place Wednesday December 16 in Douala.
Cameroon: Ya-fe kicks-off tomorrow- 13h28
The 2020 edition of the traditional end of year exhibition and business fair in Yaounde, dubbed Ya-fe kicks of tomorrow Friday, 2020.
The fair that will take place at the Yaounde Conference Centre will last for twelve days.
As at now, exhibitors are intensifying preparations ahead of tomorrow’s opening.
Cameroon: PM Dion Ngute offiialy inaugurates Douala Grand Mall- 13h22
The Prime Minister Head of Government, Chief Dr Joseph Dion Ngute has presided over the official ceremony to inaugurate the Douala Grand Mall on behalf of the Head of State, Paul Biya.
- Wednesday 16 December
Cameroon: PM Dion Ngute presiding over meeting with SW traditional rulers- 15h31
The Prime Minister Head of Government is currently presiding over a meeting grooping traditional rulers in the South West region of Cameroon following recent developments linked with the socio-political crisis in the region provoked by the killing of a chief in captivity.
Earlier this day, the Head of Government toured the different sites to host football matches and training sessions during the 2021 African Nations Football Championship.
Cameroon: Buea Council adopts FCFA 2.8 billion as 2021 budget- 14h10
The 2021 budget of the Buea Council for the year 2021 stands as FCFA 2.8 billion.
The amount was adopted during the Council’s second ordinary session Tuesday December 15 at the Council hall.
- Tuesday 15 December
Cameroon: PM Dion Ngute inspects infrastructures to host CHAN 2021 in Douala- 16h58
The Prime Minister Head of Government, Chief Dr Joseph Dion Ngute was this Tuesday December 15 in Cameroon’s economic capital Douala where he inspected stadia and training grounds to host the 2020 African Nations Football Championship, CHAN that will take place in the country from January 16 to February 7.
After touring the various infrastructures, the Head of Government said Douala is ready for the competition.
He began the inspections last week in Yaounde.
Cameroon: Douala Laquintinie hospital launches four-day free consultation- 15h11
The Douala Laquintinie hospital has launched a campaign to consult in all its fields for free for a period of four days starting from yesterday Monday December 14 as part of activities marking its week.
Cameroon: SMEs hard-hit by COVID-19 to receive FCFA 25 billion credit to recover- 15h05
The Government has signed a letter of intent with the Societe General banking institute for the latter to provide FCFA 25 billion credit to Small and Medium-sized Enterprises hard-hit by the Coronavirus pandemic for recovery.
The letter of intent was signed Monday December 14 between the Minister of Finance Louis Paul Motaze and the Director General of the banking institution, Mareme Mbaye.
The credit will be granted exclusively to the bank’s customers.
Cameroon: Public Contracts boss launches programming conferences for 2021- 14h48
Public contracts programming conferences for the 2021 financial year have been launched in Yaounde.
The conferences were launched by the Minister of Public Contracts, Ibrahim Talba Malla who reminded the necessity for every contract to be executed well and in time as prescribed by the Head of State.
Cameroon: Gov’t promises effective power supply to Adamawa populations come January 2021- 14h42
The Government of Cameroon has announced that power supply will be effective in the Adamawa region come January 2021.
The announcement was made Monday December 14 by the Minister of Water and Energy Gaston Eloundou Essomba during a inspection visit of the different generators taken from Yaounde to reinforce the region’s capacity in power supply.
For many months now, the populations of the region have been complaining of constant power cuts.
Cameroon: Kribi city Mayor commissioned into functions- 14h24
The city Mayor of the town of Kribi in the South region of Cameroon, Guy Emmanuel Saboikanda has been commissioned into his functions.
He and his two deputies were installed Saturday December 12 in ceremony presided at by the Senior Divisional Officer of the Ocean Division, Antoine Bisaga.
Cameroon: CPDM MP for Mayo Sava, Hon. Yacouba Yaya passes away- 14h17
The CPDM member of parliament for Mayo Sava Division in the Far North region of Cameroon, Hon. Yacouba Yaya is no more.
He died Sunday December 13 at the National Social Insurance Fund hospital in Yaounde after suffering from a stroke.
- Monday 14 December
Cameroon: Five die in reported criminal fire incident in Douala- 18h51
Five members of a family are said to have been set ablaze by a relative at the New Bell Bassa neighbourhood in Douala, Littoral region of Cameroon.
According to reports, the relative in question, whose name we got as Roger Mbake decided to end the life of his niece and her children following a family dispute over property.
The five victims include a two-month-old baby, two kids of two and three years old and a young man.
Cameroon: President Biya creates national mining corporation- 17h37
Cameroon’s Head of State, Paul Biya has just created a national mining company dubbed SONAMINE.
A Presidential decree signed Monday December 14 outlines the missions and functions of the new company which include among others the exploitation of mining substances.