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May 23, 2017

Dreaded Bamileke masquerades dance groups hijacked May 20th celebrations in Kumba

Despite invasive calls for a massive National Day boycott in Kumba, the May ...
May 23, 2017

Kumba-Cameroon: SDF Mayors defy SDO’s orders, boycott unity march

The three Social Democratic Front (SDF) Mayors of Kumba, May 19 defied the ...
May 23, 2017

Ben Muna lambast, accuses Gov’t of cultural genocide on Southern Cameroonians

The erstwhile President of the Cameroon Bar Council, Barrister Ben Muna, has ...
May 23, 2017

CAF Champions league: Cotton Sport to play against Al Ahly of Egypt

The Garoua based football club will be playing home this Tuesday afternoon at ...
May 23, 2017

Albatross Saga: Inoni and Mebara to appear at the Yaounde Supreme Court

Forty months after former Prime Minister Ephraim Inoni and former Secretary ...
May 22, 2017

At least 19 dead in blast at Ariana Grande concert in British arena

A blast on Monday night at a concert in the English city of Manchester where ...
May 22, 2017

At least 19 dead in blast at Ariana Grande concert in British arena

A blast on Monday night at a concert in the English city of Manchester where ...
May 22, 2017

SDF: Two Mayors failed to respect Fru Ndi’s 20th May boycott call

According to information published by the Cameroon daily, Mutations in its May ...
May 22, 2017

Ghosts Visit Banga Bakundu Gendermarie Brigade

The Gendarmerie Brigade of Banga Bakundu a village along the Kumba road has ...
May 22, 2017

BACC Technique Expected to start today Under disturbing circumstances

Candidates going in for the Technical General Certificate of Examination BACC, ...
May 22, 2017

Ntumfor Nico Halle on bended knees for freedom of Anglophone detainees

Ntumfor Barrister Nico Halle has appealed to President Biya to use his office ...
May 22, 2017

Gendarmerie officers hijack illegal fuel business in Southern Cameroons

Some gendarmerie officers who were brought in from Kutaba in the West Region in ...
May 22, 2017

Cameroon: Mysterious Fire Gut GCE Board Office, Troops Caught Napping

Troops and other security agents on duty at the Cameroon General Certificate of ...
May 22, 2017

Southern Cameroons: Ahidjo’s Forceful Takeover

This article is translated from the original that was published in The ‘Le ...
May 21, 2017

CRTV: Charles Ndongo apologises to French community on behalf of Adele Mbala

The Director General of the CRTV Charles Ndongo, has apologised to the French ...

Sports / Games

May 23, 2017
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The Garoua based football club will be playing home this Tuesday afternoon at 4:00pm, against the Egyptian table leaders, Al Ahly. Cotton sport
May 20, 2017
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The head coach of the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon says he has removed Joel Matip from his plans. Speaking to the BBC on Friday, Mr Broos disclosed
May 19, 2017
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The under 23 lions of Cameroon have failed to pick a qualification ticket for the final of the ongoing 4th Islamic solidarity Games in Baku,
May 17, 2017
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The Cameroon Footballers’ Union has begun a programme to offer 700 high-performance boots to players of the professional football league in the
May 16, 2017
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The beleaguered President of the Cameroon Olympic Committee, Colonel Kalkaba Malboum, has sworn to unmask the Judas Iscariots behind his
May 15, 2017
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The Cameroon Football Federation (Fecafoot) has issued a communiqué urging the football community in Cameroon and abroad to be vigilant in the face

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Despite invasive calls for a massive National Day boycott in Kumba, the May 20th festivities in the Meme Divisional headquarters recorded relative success, as hired, but dreaded Bamileke masquerades
May 23, 2017
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The president of La Republique signed a series of decrees appointing and dismissing local administrators on Monday.The message,that was read on the lone state broadcaster CRTV, brought tears and joy
May 22, 2017
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A truck carrying sand has crushed two people in  Nyala, in the economic capital of Cameroon, Douala.The incident occurred on Monday, 22.02.2017 at 10:30 a.m.{loadposition myposition}The two victims
March 21, 2017
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The U.N. refugee agency is calling on Cameroon to stop forcibly deporting refugees to Nigeria in violation of international refugee law and a tripartite agreement recently signed by UNHCR, Nigeria,
Anglophone Marginalization:  "Cameroon is one and indivisible"- The catch phrases of Francophones
 "Cameroon is one and indivisible" "We must stay together as one" "Our national unity is very dear to us" These are the catch phrases you would hear each time the people of the former Southern Cameroons raise an issue that irks them and contemplate a different form of political existence. Oh yes at such moments our togetherness tends to make sense like it never has before.

In the past few weeks the people of the North West and South West regions of Cameroon, in an unarmed and nonviolence protest against the trampling upon their rights, have been under fire and blood from the hands of the very forces that are supposed to protect them. Beating, looting, rape, killing and all forms of humiliation have been meted on these people. Merciless humiliation of both the children parents and the the very noble ones and mentors of our communities (Teachers and lawyers) atrocities of the highest order have been the main stay of these other citizens simply because they by their constitutional rights ask to be heard, seek to preserve their rights which are under threat. And because their cry is only a refrain of an age old recurrent chorus to which the powers that be refuse to pay attention, they seek another form of political existence that will challenge the current state of the union.

 

Interestingly, in the Cameroon that is said to be one and indivisible, the rest of the country the former East Cameroon are rather unsympathetically tranquil and unconcerned. Yes and that I guess is how Cameroon is one and indivisible. As the heat of fire mounts and the streams of blood flow in these areas, perfect calm and indifference reigns in the former East Cameroon with not even a single region, or group of people to raise a finger to overtly say "This is not Fair" No, folks this attitude is the very proof that Cameroon could be one now but very divisible. It is the very attitude that lays the fissures in the so much heralded national unity. This attitude clearly tells us that there are issues that are the businesses of those referred to as Anglophones and that do not concern the rest of the country. Otherwise I need our brothers East of the Mongo who claim that we are one to tell me what their take is on the current atrocities in the former Southern Cameroon and what they have done about it. they are quick to say no we should not fight to separate, we should rather fight to change the regime. Yet they sit as spectators and watch the former Southern Cameroonians humiliated and even applaud, because we are one and indivisible.

My Challenge to the Francophones:

I challenge our former East Cameroon brothers, if brothers they are, to prove to us that they mean it when they say Cameroon is one and indivisible or tell us what is wrong with the requests of the Common Law Lawyers and Anglophone Teachers syndicates.

I challenge all the leaders of political parties who claim that Cameroon is one and indivisible to to rise up to the challenge and demonstrate in condemnation of the atrocities meted on the other Cameroonians in the North West and the South West regions. I call on them before the start to crisscross the country to look for votes in the upcoming political consultations, to show it today that they deserve to go into the North west and South west to seek militancy and votes because Cameroon is one and indivisible. Please before you come seeking for votes, show us today how you deserve those votes.

I Challenge our francophone brothers all over the country, our brothers and sister of the Centre, the South, the West, the East, the North, the Adamaoua, the Far North, and the Littoral to rise and cry injustice to the government that would release troops on citizens like dogs on thieves and criminals. I challenge you to stand in solidarity with the other citizens of the same one Cameroon who are of the North West and South West Regions to request for justice, to request for restraint from the forces, to request for a fair hearing to the genuine cries of your brothers and sisters on the other side of the one and indivisible Cameroon. Otherwise, you really cannot tell me that we are one and indivisible, no you cannot tell me that we are brothers and sister. I challenge you!!

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Religion / Church

May 23, 2017
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A pastor in Zimbabwe is making headlines after claiming to have had a conversation with God on phone. According to the BBC, the pastor was reportedly
May 22, 2017
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 Five centuries ago, Martin Luther reformed the Christian church to prevent the marketing of religion. But in Africa, the debate over blending God
May 15, 2017
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Jonathan Mthethwa was killed by three crocodiles as he carried out a religious demonstration in Zimbabwe.  Shocked witnesses said the clergyman
May 03, 2017
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 The meeting conveyed by Arch Bishop Samuel Kleda in Buea ended on an impasse as he failed to convince the bishop in Buea to accept that Catholic
April 24, 2017
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Young teenage girl on Friday April 21, 2017 confessed during a deliverance prayer carried out in a popular Pentecostal Church in Bafoussam that she
April 21, 2017
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MESSAGE TO ALL PRIESTS, RELIGIOUS MEN AND WOMEN, MEMBERS OF CHRIST'S LAY FAITHFUL AND PEOPLE OF GOODWILL IN THE DIOCESE OF MAMFE DIRECT SUMMONS TO

Business / Economy

May 18, 2017
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Cameroon has borrowed about FCFA 43.58 billion from the Islamic Development Bank. It was on Wednesday in Saudi Arabia where the Minister of the
May 18, 2017
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The first ever international forum on digital economy has just ended in La Republique Du Cameroun under the patronage of the country’s absentee
May 16, 2017
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The spectacle at the Douala port last night  almost similar to what befell anglophone lawyers last year appears to be crumbling activities at the
May 12, 2017
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During the celebration of May Day, Joël Nana Kontchou, Managing Director of Eneo Cameroon, the company in charge of the electricity sector in
May 11, 2017
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The South African mobile operator giant is back on stage with several packages for Cameroonians. MTN has signed a three-year renewable contract
May 10, 2017
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Cameroon is hosting an international forum on digital economy from 15th to 17th May 2017 with the principal ambition of emerging as “technology

Health / Medical

May 21, 2017
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The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic republic of Congo increased to 29 cases from the previous 21. The World Health Organization says of the
May 18, 2017
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The Cameroon Renaissance Movement is concerned by the Government management of the strike by the Syndicat des Médecins du Cameroun (SYMEC). SYMEC
May 16, 2017
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Activities were paralyzed at the Yaounde center hospital and other hospitals in Cameroon as members of the union of medical personnel began a second
May 15, 2017
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Canal 2 International controversially cancelled a programme which was going to feature the president of the Cameroon Doctors’ Trade Union at the
May 15, 2017
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The lexical gimmick devised by Public Health Minister, Andre Mama Fouda, to trick doctors into calling-off their planned strike action has flopped.
May 15, 2017
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Cameroon doctors are in the second phase of their strike action, which will cover three days (from Monday to Wednesday). The peaceful strike was

Daily / Newsbrief

May 22, 2017
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Candidates going in for the Technical General Certificate of Examination BACC, are expected to begin the practical session today across the national
May 22, 2017
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Some gendarmerie officers who were brought in from Kutaba in the West Region in the wake of the lawyers and teachers strikes to maintain law and
May 21, 2017
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The Director General of the CRTV Charles Ndongo, has apologised to the French community for the false information that the well renowned 8:30pm TV
May 19, 2017
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Dockers at the Douala Sea Port has vowed to ground activities at the port till further notice, if President Paul Biya does not intervene and resolve
May 17, 2017
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Anglophone teachers in Yaounde say they are not marking the Government Common Entrance Exams. The disgruntled teachers complain that marking dues
May 17, 2017
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A famous Nkambe trader yesterday morning lost his vehicle and his trusted driver to a deathly car crash on the Nkambe-Ako road in Donga/Mantung

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Showbiz / Music

April 13, 2017
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Comedian Charlie Murphy, a performer on “Chappelle’s Show” and Eddie Murphy’s older brother, has died at the age of 57. Murphy died on Wednesday
April 04, 2017
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Fai Bawe Henry, a 71 year retired civil servant who seemingly partied hard in his youthful days, yesterday 3 April joint the rest of the world in
March 01, 2017
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February 28, 2016, NEW YORK, NY -- To commemorate the final day of Black History Month, Lorine Chia has partnered with Afropunk to premiere her
December 02, 2016
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If you’re a single young African woman, there’s one question that you’ve come to dread. It comes up at family functions, social events and random
October 29, 2016
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The performance stage of the 2016 All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA, will come alive on Sunday, November 6 at Eko Hotels & Suites, Lagos in Nigeria
October 23, 2016
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Africa’s Starboy Wizkid picked the Artist of the Year, Best Male and Best Collaboration awards at the 2016 MTV Africa Music Awards on Saturday night

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