Information round to clock

    • Thursday 26 March
    • Cameroon: Manu Dibango incinerated in France

      - 07h43

      Legendary Cameroonian music icon, late Manu Dibango has been incinerated in Paris, France where he died.

      The information was announced in a post yesterday, indicating the French Law is very struct on the contagious nature of COVID-19.

      Manu Dibango succumed to the deadly pandemic Tuesday March 24.

    • Wednesday 25 March
    • Cameroon: Suspected separatist fighters set ablaze passenger car in Bamenda

      - 17h03

      Suspected separatist fighters are reported to have set ablaze a passenger car this Wednesday in the North West region of Cameroon.

      According to sources, the passengers who allegedly came from Kumbo to trabvel to Bamenda are now stranded in Jakiri.

    • Cameroon: Rumours of Dina Bell’s death dispelled

      - 16h56

      Rumours about the death of Cameroon’s Dina Bell circulating on social media have been dispelled by Gazeti237.

      According to the website, they had the artist on phone and he confirmed he is doing well in Paris, France where he lives.

    • Cameroon/COVID-19: Over 500 medical personnel recruited to help combat virus

      - 15h50

      The Government of Cameroon has recruited five hundred and eighty-nine medical personnel who will imediately be deployed to the regions of the country to help curtail the spread of the Coronavirus pandemic.

      The announcement was made this Wednesday in Yaounde by the Minister of Public Service and Administrative Reforms, Joseph Le

    • Cameroon: Paul Biya clocks 1year as CEMAC Chair person

      - 15h21

      The Head of State Paul Biya clocks one year as the Chair person of the Conference of Head of States of the Central African Economic and Monetary Community CEMAC.

      He assumed the function on March 25, 2019 following his elections by Heads of States of CEMAC mamber countries during the 14th CEMAC summit in Djamena Chad.

    • Cameroon: Two UB lecturers perish in road accident in Buea

      - 15h09

      Two lecturers at the University of Buea have reportedly perished in a car accident along the Tiko-Douala High way yesterday.

      One of them is said to be a lecturer at the faculty of social and management sciences, Mr Chofor Joyvice. The identity of the other lecturer has not been known yet.

    • Cameroon: Banks overcrowded for withdrawal, deposit amid Coronavirus fears

      - 14h59

      Banks in some cities in Cameroon have been overcrowded this Wednesday by residents for withdrawals and or deposits as uncertaintity looms with the presence of the COVID-19 pandemic in the country.

      Sources have said that many of them wish to withdraw or send money for food.

    • Cameroon/COVID-19: Marriages authorized with not more than 50persons in Yaounde

      France 24 - 11h25

      Amid growing concerns posed by the COVUD-19 pandemic, the Divisional Officer of the Centre region, Mamadi Mahamat has issued a notice authorizing the celebration of marriages but with not more than fifty persons following Government’s Coronavirus response measures.

      Before this day, marriages had been suspended.


    • Cameroon/COVID-19: Gov’t reiterates no total, partial lockdown envisaged

      - 08h06

      The Prime Minister Head of Government, Chief Dr Joseph Dion Ngute has reiterated that no total nor partial lockdown is envisaged by the Government of Cameroon for now.

      The Prime Minister said so during a meeting on the evaluation of the implementation of Government Coronavirus response measures yesterday in Yaounde.

      This announcement comes after the Minister of Public Health, Dr Malachie Manaouda debunked the false rumours circulating on that issue.

    • Cameroon: Paul Biya sends message of condolence to late Manu Dibango’s family

      - 07h54

      The Head of State Paul Biya has sent words of condolence to the family of the late Cameroonian born music legend Manu Dibango who died yesterday in France from the deadly Coronavirus pandemic.

      Since Manu’s passing away was announced, condolence messages have been pouring out from the globe.

    • Cameroon: Sanction awaits offenders of Gov’t Coronavirus response measures

      - 07h49

      Big sanctions will henceforth be applied on all those who will offend the thirteen measures prescribed by the Government to curb the spread of Coronavirus in Cameroon.

      The announcement was made yesterday by the Prime Minister Head of Government Chief Dr Joseph Dion Ngute during a meeting to evaluate the implementation of measures prescribed.

    • Tuesday 24 March
    • Cameroon reports first Coronavirus death case

      - 16h41

      The Minister of Public Health, Dr Malachie Manaouda has announced that Cameroon has recorded its first Coronavirus death case this Tuesday afternoon.

      According to a tweet from the Minister, the patient was the third reported Coronavirus case who came from Italy.

      According to Dr Malachie Manaouda, he came already very affected by the disease. The Minister sends words of condolence to his family members and words of encouragement to the health personnel in charge of COVID-19 patients.

    • Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games postponed to next year amid Coronavirus concerns

      - 15h12

      The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games have been postponed to next year due to growing concerns posed by the novel Coronavirus pandemic wrecking havoc worldwide.

      Before the postponement, Canada had withdrawn from participating in the compettion.

    • Cameroon/COVID-19: Social Affairs Minister frowns at some parent’s “irresponsible behaviour”

      - 14h47

      The Minister of Social Affairs, Pauline Irene Nguene has urged parents to stop sending children to the street to hawk items during this partial confinemant period.

      She clearly stated out the reason being for children at home and indicated they should use this period to stay home and stay safe from the virus currently wrecking havoc across the globe.

    • Festival of Flavours of Cameroon, World postponed due to Coronavirus

      - 14h42

      The maiden edition of the Festival of Flavours and the World scheduled to take place in Cameroon from March 25 t0 27, 2020 at the Yaounde Conference Centre has been postponed to a later date amidst coronavirus fears.

      The information was announced by Cameroon’s Minister of Tourism and Leizure.

    • COVID-19: UN Secretary General calls for global ceasefire amid virus concerns

      - 14h37

      The Secretary General of the United Nations Oraganisation, Antonio Guterres has called for a global ceasefire to focus on the fight against the Coronavirus pandemic.

      Antonio Guteress made the call Monday, indicating that the ceasefire would permit humnitarians reach populations who are the most vulnerable to the spread of the pandemic.

    • Cameroon: Gov’t announces additional measures to curb Coronavirus spread

      - 14h29

      The Minister of Transport has issued a communique limiting the movement of persons inside the Country to what is extremely necessary.

      In case the movement is necessary, he has urged bike riders to limit passengers to two, including he rider, taxi drivers to limit number of passengers to four, including the driver, buses of more than fifty seats to limit the number of passengers to fifty, those of more than thirty seats to twenty passengers, that of more than twenty two places to fifteen passengers, nineteen to twelve and fifteen to ten.


    • COVID-19: Health boss says Cameroon has recorded no death case so far

      - 13h52

      The Minister of Public Health Dr Malachie Manoauda has indicated that Cameroon has so far recorded no death case due to Coronavirus as rumour has it since yesterday.

      In tweet that went viral yesterday, former indomitable lion Patrick Mboma said he had lost his uncle, attributing his death to COVID-19 as was affirmed by his mother who phoned him.

      This information was confimed by the daughter of the decease in another post, indicating the father had been burried hours later as it is medically recommended in such cases.


    • Cameroon: Paul Biya addresses condolence message to family of late Victor Fotso

      - 13h35

      The President of the Republic of Cameroon, Paul Biya has addressed a message of condolence to the family members of late renowned Cameroonian business tycoon Victor Fotson, who passed away last Friday March 20 in France.

      Victor Fotso who was a staunch supporter of the Biya regime made many charitable acts while alive.

      The native from Bandjoun, Koung Khi Division of the West region of Cameroon died at the age of ninet-four after suffering from ilness.

    • Cameroon: Suicide bomber detonates explosive in Mora

      - 12h24

      A suicide bomber believed to be a little girl i said to have detonated an explosive in Mora, Far North region of Cameroon this Tuesday morning.

      Sources have said that apart from the suicide bomber, no other person died.


    • Cameroon: Paul Biya creates follow-up Commission for implementation of MND recommendations

      - 11h16

      The Head of State Paul Biya has created a follow-up Committee for the implementation of recommendations of the Major National Dialogue held last year.

      The Committee is placed under the auspices of the Prime Minister Head of Government Chief Dr Joseph Dion Ngute

    • Cameroon’s ruling party CPDM clocks 35 today

      - 07h06

      The Cameroon People Democratic Movement party CPDM clocks thirty-five this Tuesday March 24, 2020.

      Supporters of the party have been earlier called upon to celebrate in the strict respect of Government Coronavirus response measures.

    • Monday 23 March
    • Cameroon: Nfon Mukete hands over crown to last son, Ekoko Mukete

      - 13h23

      Mfon Victor Mukete, paramount Chief of the Bafaw community in the Meme Division of the South West region of Cameroon has abdicated the throne at the age of one hundred and one for his last son, Ekoko Mukete aged fifty-five.

      In a ceremony at his Palace over the weekend, the Senator handed over the crown to Ekoko Mukete.

    • Cameroon/COVID-19: French Ambassador prepares to fly compatriots willing to return to France

      - 13h17

      The French Ambassador to Cameroon, Christophe Guilhou in a tweet published today has indicated that no plane will leave Cameroon for France this Monday March 23, 2020.

      He has called on French Citizens willing to return to France to get in touch with Air France website to know the dates and hours of departure.

    • Cameroonian business tycoon Victor Fotso passes away

      - 13h11

      One of Cameroon’s most richest man, Victor Fotso is no more.

      The ninety-four year old Mayor of Pete Bandjoun, West region of Cameroon passed away last Friday March 20, 2020 in France after suffering from ilness.

    • Coronavirus: Patrick Mboma announces death of uncle to Coronavirus

      - 11h42

      Former indomitable lion Patrick Mboma has announced the death of his uncle Achille Essome Moukouri, attributing it to the COVID-19 pandemic.

      Mboma made the announcement on his Twitter account early this Monday morning, an information that is yet to be confirmed or refuted by the Government.

      In the meantime, officials of the Ministry of public health reportdly said that it is difficult to establish if the patient died of COVID-19 given that he had not been tested positive.

    • Friday 20 March
    • Cameroon/COVID-19: CPDM supporters to celebrate 35th anniversary in confinment

      - 12h28

      Supporters of the Cameroon People Democratic Movement party CPDM have been urged to celebrate the 35th anniversary of the party slated for March 24 in strict compliance of Government’s Coronavirus response measures.

      The information is contained in a release issued on March 18 by the Secretary General of the Central Comity, Jean Nkuete.

    • Cameroon/Partial election re-run: Voters go to polls Sunday

      - 12h20

      Six political parties competing for the available thirteen seats in eleven constituencies in the North West and South West regions of Cameroon are finalising campaigns ahead of the poll this Sunday March 22, 2020.

    • Cameroon/Coronavirus: Seven more cases confirmed

      - 09h15

      The Minister of Public Health, Dr Malachie Manaouda has confirmed Cameroon has recorded seven new Coronavirus cases.

      This figure bring the number of infected persons to twenty-four after three other cases were confirmed yesterday afternoon.

    • Thursday 19 March
    • Cameroon: Gov’t urges AF 900 passengers who landed in Yaounde on March 17 to self-quarantine after discovering COVID-19 cases

      - 15h07

      The Minister of Public Health, Dr Malachie Manaouda has called on all the passengers of the Air France Flight (AF 900) who landed at the Yaounde Nsimalen International Airport on March 17 at 8:30pm from Roissy-Charles De Gaulle to self-quarantine after three Coronavirus cases from that flight were recorded.

      According to a communique published by Dr Malachie Manaouda, the flight had one hundred and ninety-eight persons on board.


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