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- Monday 07 September
Cameroon: Douala V city council demolishes houses constructed in risk zones- 13h15
The Douala V City Council in the littoral region of Cameroon has started demolishing houses constructed in high risk zones.
The demolition process began at the Logbessou neighborhood on Sunday September 6.
Cameroon: Circulation on Maroua- Kousserie highway soon to be re-established- 13h11
Works to re-establish circulation along the Maroua- Kousserie highway are said to begin this Monday
This announcement was made on Sunday September 6 by the Minister of Public Works, Emmanuel Nganou Djoumessi during a meeting with Divisional Delegates of his ministry, Mayors and councils in the Far North region.
The meeting took place in the sideline of the Inter-Ministerial visit to the Far North.
Cameroon: Nguti landslide victims receive financial assistance- 13h10
Victims of the Nguti landslide in the North West region have received financial assistance from the Nguti Area Synergies, NAS on Friday September 4 in Douala during a solidarity meeting
The assistance was handed over to them by the president of the association.
NAS is a newly created organization that seeks to improve development in Nguti sub-division.
Cameroon: Maroua flood victims receive assistance from Paul Biy- 13h08
Victims of floods in the Diamare, Mayo-Kani,Mayo-Danay and lagone and Chari Divisions of the Far North region have received assistance from the Head, of State Paul Biya.
It comprised of matrasses, fertilizers, seeds and food items comprised of rice, maize and oil.
The assistance was handed over to the people on Sunday September 6 in Maroua, by the Minister of Territorial Administration, Paul Atanga Nji who lead and Inter-Ministerial delegation to the region.
Cameroon: Many rendered homeless as floods hit Ekombe Bonji, SW region- 13h05
A number of locals in Ekombe Bonji village in the South West region of Cameroon have been rendered
homeless and farm productions destroyed following heavy rains Saturday September 5 in that part of the
Report says some residents in Kumba were also affected by this flood.
- Friday 04 September
Cameroon: Bamenda mayor limits bike circulation in part of city- 18h49
The Bamenda city Mayor, Paul Achonbong Tambeng has limited the circulation of bikes in strategic parts of the town.
The decision is contained in a release issued this Friday September 4.
In the release, mayor Paul Achonbong equally orders some parks relocate to different venues for operations.
Cameroon: UNHCR condemns civilian attack in Far North region- 18h45
United Nations Higher Commissioner for Refugees in Cameroon, Olivier Guillume Beer has condemned the suicide bomb attack perpetrated on civilians in Koyape, a locality in the Far North region hosting internally displaced persons.
The suicide bomber activated the explosive Tuesday September 1st, killing at least seven civilians and injuring fourteen others.
In a release issued on Wednesday September 2nd, the representative of the UNHCR said the killing of innocent civilians has to stop, and called on armed groups to respect the rights and lives of civilian populations.
Cameroon: 2020 Bacc deliberations kickoff across national territory- 13h13
Deliberations for the 2020 session of the Baccalaureat official examination have begun today Friday September 4 across the national territory.
It consists of both the general and technical systems of education
Cameroon: over 500 mobile toilets to be installed in Douala- 13h11
The Douala City Council has made it a priority to provide over five hundred (500) public mobile toilets before the kickoff of Africa’s biggest football competitions, the African Nations Championship in 2021, CHAN and African Cup of Nations, AFCON in 2022.
Both competitions were supposed to take place in April 2020 and January 2021 respectively but was postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Cameroon: 7 die in suicide bomb attack in Kouyape, Far North region- 13h09
Seven persons are reported to have died and fourteen others wounded in a suicide bomb attack which occurred in Kouyape, a locality situated in the Far North at the country’s border with Nigeria.
The incident happened on Tuesday September 1st.
Report says the bomb was activated by a young boy in the presence of locals.
Cameroon: UNHCR on contact visit in Ngaoundere, Adamawa region- 13h08
The representative of the United Nations High Commission for Refugees in Cameroon, Olivier Guillume Beer has undergone contact visit of some decentralized services of his organization in Ngaoundere, Adamawa region.
This visit took place on Thursday September 3, in the presence of the Governor of the Adamawa region Kildadi Taguieke Boukar.
UNCHR used the opportunity to donate 4 vehicles to the Adamawa Regional Delegation of Social Affairs to reinforce corporation ties between his institution and the host Government.
Cameroon: Boyo chiefs condemn separatist’s excessive use of torture- 13h05
Eleven Traditional authorities in the Boyo Division, North West region have issued a declaration, condemning the excessive use torture by separatist fighters on the population.
The traditional rulers presented the declaration to the Governor of the North West region, Adolph Lele L’Afique on Thursday September 3.
They took this opportunity to present a peace plan to the Governor.
- Thursday 03 September
Cameroon records close to 500 new weekly Coronavirus infections- 18h33
Cameroon has recorded four hundred and fifty-six new weekly Coronavirus infections, making atotal of nineteen thousand, six hundred and four (19,604) confirmed cases.
The new figure was communicated by the Minister of Public Health, Dr Malachie Manaouda Thursday September the 3rd on his Twitter page.
According to his tweet, out of the 19,604 cases, eighteen thousand, four hu dredand forty-eight (18,448) have been successfully treated.
Cameroon: 3 die, several wounded in road accident in Centre region- 18h09
Three persons are reported to have died and several others injured in a road accident in the Ndikinimeki locality, along the Yaounde-Bafoussam highway.
According to report the accident occurred this Thursday September 3 when a bike crashed into a public transport bus.
Eyewitness blame the accident to over speeding.
Cameroon: 7 Gov’t Ministers on working visit in Maroua- 18h08
A delegation of seven cabinet Ministers has begun a five- day working visit in Maroua Far North region of Cameroon.
The meeting that kick-started this Thursday September 3 will take the Ministers to Maga,Maroua and other flood prone zones where they will distribute relief materials to flood victims.
They will also evaluate road projects and construction sites.
Cameroon: PM grants audience to MTNs newly appointed CEO- 18h07
The contribution of MTN to the telecommunications sector in Cameroon and its engagement engagement for a more performant service has been reviewed in Yaounde.
This was during an audience granted the newly appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Mobil Telecommunications Stephen Blewett by the Prime Minister Head of Government Chief Dr Joseph Dion Ngute.
The meeting also served as a platform for NTM officials to present the company’s new project to the government.
Cameroon: New opportunity for tax payers to clear liabilities- 17h38
Tax payers in Cameroon now have the opportunity to clear their liabilities via an abatement.
This has been made possible through a special compromise introduced in the 2020 Finance law of Cameroon.
This reform is aimed at stimulating economic growth.
Cameroon: CDC workers go wild after felling of palm trees- 16h27CDC workers are reported to have staged a protest early this Thursday September 3 against some chiefs who work in collaboration with local administrative authorities to fell their palm trees for infrastructural development.According to the workers, felling their trees is rendering them jobless because they rely on it for subsistence.
- Wednesday 02 September
Cameroon: National Campaign to promote cyber security to be launched tomorrow- 19h07
The National Campaign to promote cyber security and raise awareness on the responsible use of social media will be launched tomorrow Thursday September 3rd.
This campaign will be cheered by the Minister of Post and Telecommunications, Minette Libom Li LIkeng.
Cameroon: Newly appointed German Ambassador urges women to shun violence- 19h06
Cameroonian women have been called upon to denounce all forms of violence that can threaten peace and security and focus on ways to fight Covid-19.
The call was made in Yaounde today September 2nd by the new German Ambassador to Cameroon Corinna Fricke after an audience with the Minister of Women’s Empowerment and the Family, Prof Marie Therese Abena Ondoa.
Cameroon: Evaluation of voter registration list underway in East region- 19h05
Board members of ELECAM are currently evaluating the 2020 voter registration revision exercise that rounded up last August 31st.
They are expected to meet with Municipal Councilors and traditional rulers who constitute the electorate for the upcoming regional elections to brief them on the exercise.
Cameroon: fake banknotes worth FCFA 5M sized in Yaounde- 19h04
Officials of the 4th central police district in Ekounou, Yaounde have seized fake bank notes worth FCFA 5million from a group of suspected dealers in counterfeit money.
The group of 6 was presented to the press this Wednesday September 2nd.
According to the head of the 4th central police district in ekounou, Commissioner Christine Irene Mendjong, before they were apprehended the suspects were in the process of printing FCFA 12million fake bank notes.
Cameroon: Lt Col Francis Ekosso Lisongue appointed national deputy Coordinator of DDRC- 17h39
Lt Col Francis Ekosso Lisongue has been appointed deputy Coordinator of the National Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration Committee.
He was appointed Wednesday September 2nd by Presidential decree.
Cameroon: Public Health Boss decentralizes Covid-19 toll free calls- 11h54
The Minister of public Health, Dr Malachie Manaouda has decentralized the Covid-19 toll free calls.
Every person call from the ten regions will now have an answer from the region where the call was made unlike in the past when all calls were received at the Public Health emergency Centre in Yaounde.
Health officials say an average of 15 thousand calls are received daily reason why the Ministry had to
decentralize the calls.
Cameroon: youths trained in fabrication of facemask Bakoko, Littoral region- 11h53
Over 50 youths in Bakoko, a locality in the Douala 3 sub-division can now produce local mask and hydro alcoholic solutions by themselves.
This is thanks to a training they went through under the supervision of the Electricity Production
Company to help prevent the spread of coronavirus.
Cameroon: NGO donates FCFA 50M to support unprivileged in East region- 11h50
The sum of FCFA 50 million has been raised to support unprivileged children from the East region as they prepare to resume classes.
The money was raised during a dinner organized by Hope of East a non –Governmental Organization
whose main objective is to assist women and girls and help in the development of the East region.
- Tuesday 01 September
Cameroon: Government pledges FCFA 10 billion to SMEs- 18h32
The Government has promised FCFA 10 billion to Small and Medium-sized Enterprise,SMEs to help the sector that has been hard hit by the Covid-19 pandemic.
The information was made known in Yaounde this Tuesday September 1st by the Minister of Finance, Louis Paul Motaze during an audience he granted the General Manager of the Baking Institute, Abakar Mahamad.
Cameroon: chief kidnaped in Mbengui, NW region- 18h30
The chief of Ku Bome a locality in Mbengui, Momo Division in the North West region of Cameroon is reported to have been kidnaped by suspected Amazonian fighters on Tuesrday August 25.
Report in the region say his arrest could be linked to the fact that he attended the meeting that took place in yaounde between Minister Atanga Nji and the chiefs and fons from the Anglophone regions.
Cameroon: ART Board Chair, Justin Diffo requests Bodyguard- 18h28
The Board Chair of Cameroon’s Telecommunications Regulatory Agency ART, Justin Diffo has asked for
the services of a state security guard.
In a correspondence addressed to the Commander of the Mobil Intervention Police Unit (GMI) in Yaounde on Monday August 31.
Justin Diffo complains of having suffered from multiple attacks since her appointment as the board chair of
ART last April 2020, reason why she requests for a security guard.
Cameroon: 60 persons injured in road accident in West region- 18h27
60 persons have been injured in a road accident that occurred in the Tchudjim locality in Bangangte, a
village in the West region of Cameroon.
Reports say the bus belonging to Charter travel agency left Nkongsamba in the Moungo Division, en route to Yaounde.
When it got to Tchudjum it derailed and ran in to a slope due to brake failures.
No loss of life was recorded but 60 out of the 70 passengers onboard the transport bus got injured.