Information round to clock
- Monday 26 July
Cameroon: 10th edition of SAGO kicks off today- 07h04
The 10th edition of the fair on Government action dubbed SAGO officially opens this Monday July 26 at the Yaounde Sports Complex.
About 500 national and international exhibitors are expected at this fair.
- Friday 23 July
Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Team Cameroon marvels audience with beautiful regalia at opening- 17h14
The 12 athletes representing Cameroon at the ongoing Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games marveled the about 900 guests who took part in the opening ceremony of the games this Friday during their passage with their beautiful regalia from the country’s Grass field region.
Cameroon: NCC boss ends regional sensitization tour to media houses today- 14h03
The President of the National Communication Council, NCC Joe Chebonkeng ends his two-day regional sensitization tour to media houses this Friday July 23.
While visiting some of media houses on his maiden visit as NCC boss, the ace journalist said he will stop at nothing to make sure journalism regains it almost lost dignity in Cameroon.
Cameroon: Health boss on day-three of working visit to North region- 13h55
The Minister of Public Health, Dr Malachie Manaouda continues his working visit to some public and private health facilities in the Northern part of the country.
Upon arriving Wednesday July 21, Minister Manaouda rallied the population of the Mayo-Tsanaga Division to condemn anti-Biya protests that took place over the weekend in Geneva, Switzerland.
CEMAC: Paul Biya knights delegation that recently raised FCFA 2,200 B to fund integration projects- 11h26
The current chairman of the Economic and Monetary Community of Central Africa, Cameroon’s President Paul Biya has exceptionally knighted members of the high level CEMAC delegation that recently raised FCFA 2,200 billion to sponsor integration projects in the sub region.
This was during a round table discussion that took place recently in Paris, France.
2020 Tokyo Olympic Games officially kicks off today- 10h10
The 2020 edition of the Tokyo Olympic Games officially kicks off this Friday July 23 in the Japanese capital with the motto faster, higher, stronger together.
The opening ceremony to be attended by some 900 guests including Japan’s Emperor, Nahurito, who is honorary patron of the Games.
Cameroon: Security situation of West region under review- 08h52
The security situation of the West region will come under review this Friday July 23 during a strategic meeting chaired by the Minister of Defense, Joseph Beti Assomo on high instructions of the Head of State, Commander in chief of the armed forces.
This meeting comes on the heels of a number of separatist attacks suffered by the region this past months.
- Thursday 22 July
Cameroon: Serious gunshots rock Muea in restive South West- 16h54
Residents in Muea, a locality in Buea, Fako Division of the restive South West region have been home since morning as serious gunshots engulf the area this Thursday July 22, sources have said.
Cameroon: 26-yr-old kills her two children for marriage proposal- 14h26
A young woman identified as Hilda Mgum aged 26 is said to have poisoned her two children because of a mariage proposal on Facebook.
According to reports, the proposal was made on condition that she has no children.
She has been arrested in Bamenda.
Cameroon: Artistes mobilize to recover FCFA 16B unpaid authors’ rights- 13h36
Artistes in Cameroon are mobilizing to recover FCFA 16 billion authors’ rights owed them by some cooperate bodies.
The money expected to be given by brewery and mobile telephone companies was accumulated over the period of 2005 to 2017.
Cameroon: NCC boss on regional sensitization tour in media houses- 13h27
The recently appointed President of the National Communication Council, Joe Chebonkeng is out on a regional sensitization tour to media houses in Yaounde.
His first stop was at the State broadcaster CRTV in Mballa 2 this Thursday July 22. He was received by the Director General, Charles Ndongo.
Cameroonian filmmaker at Silicon Valley African Film Festival- 13h19
The Director of the movie ‘L’enfant de l’autre’ by Cameroonian-born Patricia Kwende is in competition at the Silicon African Film Festival that will take place from the 8 to the 10 of October 2021 in California, USA.
SVAFF is exclusively focused on films made by filmmakers from Africa and its diaspora. The festival has built a substantial following and has become an annual destination film event that draws out of state and international guests to Silicon Valley.
Cameroon: Newly appointed staff of University of Buea commissioned- 12h44
Some officials recently appointed at the University of Buea have been urged to put in their best so as to improve statistics.
This was during a ceremony to commission them into their functions this Thursday July 22 at the institutions premises.
They were installed by the University’s Vice Chancellor, Prof Ngomo Horace.
Cameroon: PM Dion Ngute chairs extraordinary session of National Tourism Board- 12h15
Members of the National Tourism Board are currently meeting in an extraordinary session at the Prime Ministers office.
Top on the agenda of the meeting are discussions on ways on developing the country’s touristic and leisure potentials ahead of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations it will be hosting come January 2022.
Cameroon receives 303 050 doses of Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 vaccine- 11h15
The Government of Cameroon has received more than 300,000 doses of the American Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 vaccine to boost its capacity to get a maximum number of Cameroonians vaccinated against the deadly pandemic.
The vaccine which is a gift from the American Government was received Wednesday July 21 at the Yaounde Nsimalen International Airport by health officials.
Cameroon: Gov’t bans planned MRC protest slated for Sunday July 25 over COVID-19 spread- 10h38
The Divisional Officer for Yaounde I, Harouna Nyandji Mgbatou has banned a planned ‘peaceful’ protest by the Camroon Renaissance Movement party of Prof Maurice Kamto.
In the prefectural order signed Wednesday July 21, the DO says such protest could encourage the spread of the deadly COVID-19 pandemic the country is still grappling with and provoke public disorder.
The Cameroon Renaissance Movement has planned to move around the streets of Yaounde Sunday July 25 in what it has called a mega republican protest meant to promote living together, call for peace in the two English speaking regions, show solidarity to the population of the Far North suffering i the hands of Boo Haram attacks among others.
Cameroon: Six die in road accident in Bafoussam- 09h52
Six persons lost their lives last Tuesday July 20 in a road accident involving a truck and an inter-urban transport bus.
The accident occurred when the two engines entered on a head on collision on the Bafoussam road.
Cameroon: Gov’t lifts ban on Sano mineral water- 09h01
The Minister of Mines, Industry and Technological Development, Gabriel Dodo Ndoke has lifted a ban imposed on Sano mineral water of Sana SA.
The mineral water was suspended for operating in an environment judged uncomfortable and the ban lifted after countless missions from the Ministry.
The Ministerial order lifting the ban was signed on July 3.
- Wednesday 21 July
Cameroon: West region hit by African swine fever- 17h02
The Governor of the West region, Awa Fonka Augustine has signed an order temporarily banning the sale of pigs and by-products all over his area of command.
The measure comes on the heels of the devastating impact of the outbreak of the African swine fever in the region.
AFCON 2021: Draw ceremony scheduled for August 15 in Yaounde- 11h30
The Secretary General of the Confederation of African Football, CAF Veron Mosengo Omba has announced that the draw ceremony of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON will take place on the 15th of August at the Yaounde Conference Centre.
The ceremony was originally slated for July 25.
The competition kicks off in January 2022.
Cameroon: Erika Mouliom to be laid to rest on July 31 in Mamevouo, West region- 09h52
The young girl who died in a road accident that sent artiste Tenor to the hospital last Thursday July 15 will be laid to rest on July 31 in her native Mamevouo in Koutaba, Noun Division of the West region.
Cameroon: Prayers for peace mark 2021 feast of Tabaski- 09h36
The Muslim community in Cameroon yesterday held special prayer sessions to implore the grace of Allah for peace to be a reality in Cameroon as they celebrated the feast of Tabaski in its 2021 edition.
The day was equally marked by feasting across the country and abroad.
Cameroon: Intensive COVID-19 vaccination campaign kicks off in Adamawa region- 09h25
An intense vaccination campaign against the COVID-19 pandemic kicks off this Monday July 21 in the Adamawa region.
The campaign will be launched by the Minister of Public Health, Dr Malachie Manaouda who is on his maiden working visit in that part of the country. The region as at now is said to have vaccinated about 40% of its population.
Cameroon: Work resumes this Wednesday after long weekend- 09h22
Work resumes across the country this Wednesday July 21 after a long weekend that culminated in the celebration of the feast of Tabaski by the Muslim community.
The feast was celebrated Tuesday July 20.
- Monday 19 July
Cameroon: Renowned Pentecostal pastor, Dr Tsala Essomba bows out- 12h02The death has been announced of renowned Pentecostal pastor and leader of the Va Et Raconte International Ministry, Dr Tsala Essomba.He died early Sunday July 18 after suffering from a stroke at a clinic in Yaounde.
Cameroon: About 50 Boko Haram elements drop arms in Far Northl'Oeil du Sahel - 11h48Close to 50 Boko Haram elements are reported to have dropped their arms and surrendered themselves to vigilante groups in Kolofata, a locality in the Far-North region of Cameroon that has witnessed uncountable attacks from the Islamist sect.
- Friday 16 July
Cameroon/Malicka affair: Martin Camus, Wilfried Eteki transferred to New-Bell prison- 19h05
Accused of having sexually abused an 18-year-old girl identified ans Malicka Bayemi and published videos of the sex scenes online, ace sports commentator Martin Camus and accomplice, Wilfried Eteki have been reportedly transferred to the New-Bell prison in Douala.
The two men appeared before the State Prosecutor yesterday Thursday July 15 after they were arrested and detained by the Douala Judicial police after the young girl’s hearing.
Cameroon: Fire consumes more than 200 shops at Mvog-Mbi market in Yaounde- 18h11
More than 200 shops at the Mvog Mbi market in Cameroon’s political capital Yaounde have been reduced to ashes following a fire incident that occurred early this Friday July 16.
Damage caused has been evaluated at over FCFA 500 million.
Cameroon: Paul Biya declares Monday July 19 public holiday- 17h13
Cameroon: Communication boss inspects AFCON 2021 broadcast equipment in Douala- 15h03
The Minister of Communication, Rene Emmanuel Sadi has expressed satisfaction with the quality of broadcast equipment available in the different stadia in Douala earmarked to host the upcoming Africa Cup of Nations.
This was during an inspection visit Thursday July 15.