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- Friday 16 July
Cameroon: NASLA administration gets additional FCFA 1B- 14h55
The Head of State has granted additional FCFA 1 billion to officials of the National School of Local Administration, NASLA to improve on the quality of education.
The money was given to the institution’s Board of Directors Thursday July 15.
Cameroon: CAF validates AFCON 2021 mascot mola, anthem- 13h27
The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has validated the mascot and anthem proposed by the Local Organizing Committee of the 2021 African Cup of Nations for the competition.
The mascot is named Mola and the anthem was composed by the Africa smile team. They were unveiled in the month of May in Yaounde.
Cameroon: BEPC results out- 12h23
Results of the BEPC official examination for the year 2020/2021 of the French Sub system of education are out.
They were released Thursday July 15.
Cameroon: Malaria kills about 31 daily according to health experts- 11h30
An average of 31 people are said to die everyday due to malaria in Cameroon.
This information was known by the Permanent Secretary of the National Malaria Control Programme, Dr Joel Ateba at the launching ceremony of the first National Task Force to fight against the disease.
Cameroon: Couple arrested for torturing child to death in Bertoua- 11h24
A man and his wife in Bertoua, East region of Cameroon are currently in police custody for allegedly torturing three of the man’s children, leading to the death of one of them.
Cameroon: Gov’t plans to launch another national COVID-19 vaccination campaign in August- 10h56
The Government of Cameroon will organize another national COVID-19 vaccination campaign by mid August to enable those that have taken the first dose to receive the second one.
The information was made known Thursday July 15 by the Minister of Public Health, Dr Malachie Manaouda during a press conference.
The Health boss stressed on the necessity to continue observing anti-COVID-19 prescribed measures to curb the spread of the pandemic.
As at now, the country counts close to 90,000 confirmed cases.
Cameroon: Gov’t approves Mgr Kleda’s COVID-19 herbal cures- 10h10
The Government of Cameroon has approved the use of two more traditional medicines concocted by Mgr Samuel Klead’s as a supplement to the treatment of the deadly COVID-19 pandemic.
The two herbal cures are ADSAK COVID, 15 milliliter bottle and ELIXIR COVID, 125 milliliter bottle.
The products are valid for a period of three years.
This approval follows that of Corocur, invented by Dr Euloge Mfopou, an award-winning cardiologist and researcher.
Cameroonians urged to be vigilant when enrolling for passport online- 09h54
The Delegate General for National Security, Martin Mbarga Nguele has urged Cameroonians to be vigilant and responsible when ever they want to apply for their passports.
This comes after the official passport enrollment website was duplicated by hackers.
In a release issued Thursday July 15, the Delegate General says the official website made available for pre-enrollement formalities is www.passcam.cm.
- Thursday 15 July
Biya, Buhari take fresh commitment to silence secessionist movements- 16h01
Cameroon’s President Paul Biya and Nigerian counterpart have taken a fresh commitment to crush secessionist movements.
A deal to that effect was signed Tuesday July 13 during an audience granted Nigeria’s Mohammadu Buhari to Minister Felix Mbayu, envoy of President Paul Biya in Abuja.
During the audience, Minister Felix Mbayu handed over a sealed message from Paul Biya to Mohammadu Buhari.
Reports have it that President Paul Biya through his envoy congratulated Nigeria over the rearrest of Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) recently.
Cameroon: Late Erika’s father demands compensation from Tenor- 14h07
Jean Georges Mouliom, father of late Erika Nfiya Mouliom who died following an accident involving a car belonging to Cameroonian rapper Tenor early this Thursday in Douala has asked for compensation.
In a video that went viral, the father says Tenor should recover and come over to Bamoun, the native land of the late girl to pay the dowry of his child.
Reports say Jean Georges has removed the corpse of the daughter from the Mortuary of the Douala Laquintinie Hospital where it was transported en route to the Noun Division in the West region.
Cameroon: Professional Football League definitely dissolved- 13h54
The Cameroon Professional Football League has definitely been dissolved and a new one expected to be created.
During the Extraordinary General Assembly of the Cameroon Football Federation, Fecafoot last Tuesday, the delegates at the gathering unanimously voted for the complete dissolution of the league and announced the creation of a new one.
It was led by General Pierre Semengue.
Cameoron/Sex tape scandal: Martin Camus in police custody in Douala- 11h44
Ace sports commentator, Martin Camus Mimb and his friend Wilfied Eteki are currently detained at the Douala Regional Judicial Police station for their possible involvement in a sex tape that went viral last month, featuring a young girl in sex scenes.
Both men will be spending their second day in police custody after they were arrested Wednesday following a hearing from the victim, 18-year-old Malicka Bayemi.
Cameroon: Olembe Stadium to host test match on September 2- 09h26
The 60,000 capacity Olembe stadium in Cameroon will host its first international encounter on September 2.
The match will serve as a test one for the newly constructed stadium ahead of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations that begins in January 2022.
The information was made known by the Minister of Sports and Physical Education, Prof Narcisse Mouelle Kombi on working visit to the Olembe Sports Complex yesterday Wednesday July 14.
Cameroon: Hackers create fake passport website- 09h05
Cameroon’s official passport website has been duplicated by hackers. The fake website presents the same characteristics with the official one but for the domain name.
The official passport website has .cm as domain name meanwhile that of the hacked one ends with .com.
Cameroon: Artiste Tenor sustains severe injuries in car accident in Douala- 08h56
Cameroonian artiste Tenor is reported to have sustained severe injuries after his car crushed an electric pole and burnt down instantly in Douala early this Thursday July 15.
Sources say the artiste was onboard the vehicle with a lady and the driver. The lady is said to have died on the spot, meanwhile Tenor and the driver sustained injuries.
They were on their way back from a concert at the French cultural institute in Akwa.
- Wednesday 14 July
Cameroon: Amba fighters decapitate two gendarmes in West region- 17h40
Two gendarmes have been cruelly murdered in an attack by suspected separatist fighters at control post in Zavion, a locality in Babadjou, Bamboutos Division in the West region of Cameroon, border region to troubled hit North West region.
According to the Governor of the West region, Awa Fonka Augustine, the attack took place early this Wednesday morning.
Cameroon: One feared dead in new building collapse in Douala- 16h18
One person is reported to have lost his life and several others seriously injured after a five-storey building in construction collapsed in Douala.
Reports say the incident occurred when the workers were busy pouring the slab for the sixth floor.
Cameroon: Promotion of vaccination in Municipalities at centre of discussions at Symposium in Yaounde- 13h03
The promotion of vaccination in Municipalities in Cameroon is at the centre of discussions at a symposium in Yaounde.
The symposium is chaired by the Minister of Public Health, Malachie Manaouda and attended by Mayors.
Cameroon: Fecafoot revised texts adopted- 12h58
The long awaited revised texts of the Cameroon Football Federation, Fecafoot have been adopted.
The statutes were adopted at the end of a highly contested Extraordinary General Assembly that took place Tuesday July 13 all day long under the chair of the interim President, Seidou Mbombo Njoya.
The adoption of these texts paves the way for new elections within the country’s football governing body.
Cameroon: Health boss discusses COVID-19 response mechanisms with collaborators- 12h55
The Minister of Public Health, Dr Malachie Manaouda this Wednesday July 14 met with officials of the central and decentralized services of his Ministry to discuss to evaluate the Government’s COVID-19 response.
This is the third consecutive day he has been meeting with health officials and experts to discuss ways on how to manage Cameroonians hesitant behaviors towards the vaccines.
Cameroon celebrates friendship ties with France on Bastille Day- 12h50
France is celebrating Bastille Day this Wednesday July 14 observed annually as the National Day of France.
To mark the day in Cameroon, the French Embassy and the French Institute have organized a puppet show this afternoon featuring Achu, Dikosso, Afane and Amina, the four puppets representing the four cultural zones in Cameroon.
The parade is slated to take place around the Yaounde town hall as from 2pm.
Cameroon: Physical Education boss inspects Olembe Sports Complex- 12h40
The Minister of Sports and Physical Education, Prof Narcisse Mouelle Kombi is at the Olember Sports Complex this Wednesday July 14 to inspect the level of advancement of works since the last inspection visit ahead of the Africa Cup of Nations in January.
Cameroon/Malicka affair: Martin Camus to appear at Douala Court of First Instance on July 22- 12h35
Martin Camus Mimb, journalist implicated in a sex tape scandal is expected to appear before the Douala Court of First Instance come July 22.
He is accused of having sexually abused an 18-year old girl by name Malicka Bayemi alongside his friend, Wilfried Eteki and posted videos of the act.
Cameroon: 600 bags of contraband cement impounded in North region- 12h29
Elements of the Customs Gendarmerie Brigade in the North region have intercepted a cargo containing 600 bags of contraband cement.
The seizure was made in Walen, a locality in the North region last night.
- Tuesday 13 July
Cameroon: IRIC sends out 2020-2021 batch of diplomatic interns- 12h09
The International Relations Institute of Cameroon, IRIC sends out the 2020-2021 batch of diplomatic interns.
The solemn ceremony scheduled to that effect this Tuesday July 13 will be chaired by the Minister of External Relations, Lejeune Mbella Mbella.
Cameroon: FIFA, CAF represented at ongoing Fecafoot Extraordinary General Assembly- 12h05
Two officials from the world football governing body FIFA and from the Confederation of African Football, CAF are taking part in the ongoing Extraordinary General Assembly of the Cameroon Football Federation, Fecafoot in Yaounde.
The two bodies gave their go ahead for the holding of the assembly amid a tussle between Fecafoot and the Ministry of Sports and Physical Education on the legitimacy of the process leading to the ongoing gathering.
It will culminate in the adoption of new texts for Fecafoot ahead of elections within the institution.
Cameroon: Seminar to launch activities for preparation of 2022 State budget underway in Yaounde- 11h51
A seminar to launch activities for the preparation of the 2022 State budget is underway at the Yaounde Conference Centre.
It will run till tomorrow Wednesday July 14.
Cameroon: Francis Ngannou honored at 2021 Sports Humanitarian Awards- 10h51
The world Heavyweight champion, Cameroonian-born Francis Ngannou has been recognized at the 2021 Sports Humanitarian Awards that celebrates and honors athletes, teams, leagues and members of the sports industry for using sport to make a positive impact on society.
The athlete was named one of Marvel’s Earth’s Mightiest athletes for his extraordinary abilities in the cage.
The award ceremony, 7th of its kind took place Monday July 12 in New York city, America.
Cameroon: Health officials evaluate COVID-19 response strategy ahead of possible third wave- 10h08
The Minister of Public Health, Dr Malachie Malachie is holding a meeting with officials of health facilities and public establishment under the supervision of his Ministry.
The meeting that aims at evaluating the COVID-19 response strategy ahead of an imminent third wave come November will gather technical and financial partners of the country involved in the response.
Cameroon: Fecafoot’s Extraordinary General Assembly underway in Yaounde- 09h33
An Extraordinary General Assembly meeting of the Cameroon Football Federation, Fecafoot is underway in the nation’s political capital.
The gathering of Board members of the institution will culminate in the adoption of new texts ahead of elections within the country’s football governing body.