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Nov 23, 2017

Cameroon-Ebolowa: Pastor found dead in well

The lifeless body of a retired reverend pastor of the Presbyterian church in ...
Nov 23, 2017

Anglophone Crisis: Cameoun delegation confirms 100+ death-toll to UN committee

A delegation from La Republique du Cameroun has admitted that about 100 lives ...
Nov 23, 2017

Cameroon: Opposition MPs disrupt parliamentary session as fearful house speaker avoids to table the anglophone crisis

Parliamentarians of Cameroon's leading opposition party SDF have forced the ...
Nov 23, 2017

Equatorial Guinea seals off boarders with Cameroun

Authorized sources revealed that Equatorial Guinea’s government closed the ...
Nov 23, 2017

"The people have spoken," says Zimbabwe's new leader

Zimbabwe’s new leader Emmerson Mnangagwa told a cheering crowd in Harare on ...
Nov 23, 2017

Southern Cameroons: "When spider webs unite, they can tie up a lion"

The interim president of Ambazonia has used an Ethiopian proverb  to predict ...
Nov 23, 2017

Cameroon: Paul Biya retires 20 diplomats

Media reports in Cameroon suggest the Biya regime has pulled back some 20 ...
Nov 23, 2017

Cameroon rugby federation suspended

Cameroon Rugby Federation has been suspended by Africa Rugby Federation and ...
Nov 22, 2017

Slave trade in Libya: Antonio Guterres speaks up

The secretary general of the United Nations Organization has condemned the sale ...
Nov 22, 2017

Cameroonian migrants repatriated from Algeria

Some 250 Cameroonians who  wanted to cross over to Europe are being flown back ...
Nov 21, 2017

Zimbabwe's President Mugabe finally 'resigns'

Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe has resigned, parliament speaker Jacob ...
Nov 21, 2017

Abidjan hosts the 1st Africa - Europe Forum of Local and Regional Governments

ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast, November 21, 2017/ -- Abidjan, the economic capital of ...
Nov 21, 2017

AFCON2019: CAF chooses Roland Berger cabinet, to audit infrastructure in Cameroon

CAF officials decided yesterday 20 November that, the German Roland Berger ...
Nov 21, 2017

National Assembly fire: Joseph Banadzem says, Documents containing SDF history in parliament were burnt

Honourable Joseph Banadzem, the leader of the SDF parliamentarians at the ...
Nov 21, 2017

Suicide bomber kills at least 50 in northeastern Nigeria

A suicide bomber killed at least 50 people at a mosque in northeastern Nigeria ...
Nov 21, 2017

Anglophone crisis: Communications Minister Tchiroma makes mockery of himself

The press release issued by the spokesman of La Republique on Monday shows that ...

Sports / Games

November 23, 2017
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Cameroon Rugby Federation has been suspended by Africa Rugby Federation and World Rugby, according to media reports. {loadposition myposition}
November 21, 2017
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CAF officials decided yesterday 20 November that, the German Roland Berger Cabinet will be the ones to audit the infrastructure that Cameroon has for
November 14, 2017
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The indomitable Lions will not benefit from the sum of 8.4 billion Fcfa, which they would have been offered if they qualified for the upcoming
November 13, 2017
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The final round of World Cup qualifying is taking place, and 27 countries are already assured of their places alongside hosts Russia at next summer's
November 11, 2017
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Cameroon's last match of the Russian world cup qualifiers against Zambia has ended in a draw. {loadposition myposition}   The lions found
November 09, 2017
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The Cameroonian professional who plays in Henan Jianye, China, will miss the lions’ encounter against Zambia on Saturday 11 November 2017.

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November 23, 2017
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A delegation from La Republique du Cameroun has admitted that about 100 lives were lost on October 1, 2017, when Ambazonians celebrated what they termed a restoration of their state. This was during
November 08, 2017
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On Monday, November 6, 2017, CPDM lackeys and sycophants in all the 10 Regions of Cameroon rolled out jubilation drums to celebrate their supreme leader, Paul Biya for reigning for 35 uninterrupted
November 22, 2017
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Reports reaching Cameroon Concord suggest lecturers at the University of Douala have a begun a strike action to decry unhealthy working environment. {loadposition myposition} The lecturers,
July 14, 2017
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Governor Adolphe Lele Lafrique and Camair-Co GM Ernest Dikoum have appreciated the state of preparedness ahead of July 20, 2017 inaugural flight. From the look of things, the Bamenda airport is
The concept of change and the people of Southern Cameroons Legal matters

upportive of the concept of change, that, everything is constantly shifting, and becoming something other to what it was before, is the Common Law Lawyers’ and Teachers’ strike battle for the restoration of the English culture in Southern Cameroons. Until we renounce our wealth and fortune just like Heraclitus, then could we have plenty of time to reflect and appreciate the concept of change to the effect that, Change is the only thing that is inevitable in life. Everything changes and the history of Cameroon and Southern Cameroon in particular has changed dozen times since Heraclitus time. In a time like ours so clearly predominantly influenced by populists oriented views geared towards institutional- legal and infrastructural change, our leaders must be vigilant, thoughtful and more cautious with reactions of the governed propelled seemingly by the concept of change.

Change refers to a difference in a state of affairs/minds of the people at different points in time. Change is a consistent process. For instance, we can’t step into the river twice because the river is constantly changing. River Wouri isn’t the same river from moment to moment. When we step into the Wouri, we ‘step out of it again, when we step into it a second time, we step into a different water and thus a different river’.

Southern Cameroonians aren’t indifferent pertaining to the concept of change, and would never be the same again since injustice has become law and’ resistance a duty’ The co-existence of both the English Common Law and the Civil Law in West (Southern Cameroons) and East ( La Republique Du Cameroun) Cameroons respectively as appeared in the constitution, presupposes two distinct cultures and traditions- the English Common Law System and the French oriented Civil Law System.
It should be noted that, in between 1961 and 1984, we did witness an unprecedented and vicious change in Cameroon aimed at suppressing a people from their cultures and traditions (laws) which have been practiced/ observed for a very long period of time and developed through a system of precedent. Said change albeit without any referendum was never followed by any resistance whatsoever.

Exasperating and vexatious to note is the fact that, the vicious intent of La Republique Du Cameroon to erode or suppress the cultures and traditions of the people of Southern Cameroons dates far back in 1961 with the devastating harmonization of the Criminal Procedure Code, amongst others. It should be noted equally that, said adjectival piece of legislation came into force on the 1st January, 2007, after nearly thirty-two (32) years of research and huge financial sacrifices, cited as Law No. 2005 /007 of 27th July 2005 as the principal Code to guide and facilitate the institution of criminal proceedings in Cameroon. Meaning marginalization is an old story in Southern Cameroons while the present social unrest is consequently the manifestation of the concept of change and change. A change which we are bound to accept or be confronted with red lines- ‘the Arab Spring’.

Conclusively, in order to shun, evade/circumvent ‘the Arab Spring’ in Cameroon that would seemingly cause human and material damages, a meaningful and strong negotiation/dialogue predicated upon a WIN-WIN THEORY as opposed to WIN-LOSE becomes imperative and the ONLY solution to restrain further deaths and destruction of properties in Cameroon as a whole, for the concept of change and change moves around the ability to ‘fix and or destroy’. God bless Cameroon.

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Religion / Church

November 15, 2017
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Retired Archbishop Emeritus of Douala Cardinal Christian Tumi has made another stunning revelation about the status of Southern Cameroonians in a
October 09, 2017
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A simple definition of justice is "fairness in the way people are treated." Justice is fundamental to the world. That is why in truly democratic
September 25, 2017
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All church services in the North West and South West Regions of Cameroon have been moved from Sunday, October 1, 2017, to Sarturday, September 30,
September 14, 2017
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Pascal Boade, who served in the Bafia Diocese as a technician and driver, is reported to have died mysteriously three months after the disappearance
August 29, 2017
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A local private radio station, Radio Balafon based in the Litoral Region, reported an incident which occurred on Monday 28 August. It is about traces
August 28, 2017
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 A renowned Pentecostal Man of God, Archbishop Godfred Anyere Tarh, has warned President Paul Biya and his cronies to hold inclusive dialogue with

Business / Economy

November 23, 2017
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Louis Berger (www.LouisBerger.com) was awarded a 1.5 million-euro (1.7 million USD) project management and construction supervision services contract
November 15, 2017
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Customs’ national directorate at the ministry of finance will proceed to the sale by auction of 20 containers of wood which were to be exported. The
November 15, 2017
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AfroMillionsLotto, a new online lotto offering the biggest jackpot in Africa, launches today throughout Cameroon. For every lotto ticket sold, a
November 11, 2017
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The European Union has reportedly reached a two-year deal with Cameroon. The EU will grant Cameroon about FCFA 63 billion. {loadposition
November 10, 2017
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In a press release made public today, the telecom company states that it is no longer commercially viable to resume activities in Cameroon. It
November 04, 2017
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There are unconfirmed reports that say gold has been discovered in a  locality called Song Matip near Eseka in the Centre region.Eseka is that famous

Health / Medical

October 20, 2017
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KAMPALA — Uganda’s ministry of health confirmed Thursday that one person has died of Marburg hemorrhagic fever, a close relative of the Ebola virus.
September 19, 2017
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An emergency vaccination campaign is getting under way in northeastern Nigeria to prevent a deadly cholera outbreak from spreading to other
September 08, 2017
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ONDON —  At least 1.4 million people uprooted by Boko Haram's insurgency in northeast Nigeria are living in 'cholera hotspots,' prey to an
September 06, 2017
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The Minister of Public Health has appointed Jean II  Dissongo Regional Delegate of Public Health for Littoral, barely 19 months after his sacking.The
August 28, 2017
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A landmark drug study has opened up a potent way to lower the risk of heart attacks — beyond the now standard advice of reducing cholesterol —
August 24, 2017
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What Is It?Cardiac arrest, sometimes called sudden cardiac arrest, means that your heart suddenly stops beating. This cuts off blood flow to the

Daily / Newsbrief

November 23, 2017
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The lifeless body of a retired reverend pastor of the Presbyterian church in Ebolowa, has been found in a 7 metre deep well. {loadposition
November 23, 2017
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Authorized sources revealed that Equatorial Guinea’s government closed the country’s border, with Cameroon, located at Kyé-Ossi in Southern Cameroon,
November 23, 2017
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Media reports in Cameroon suggest the Biya regime has pulled back some 20 diplomats from abroad. {loadposition myposition} The diplomats are
November 22, 2017
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Some 250 Cameroonians who  wanted to cross over to Europe are being flown back home. {loadposition myposition}   They had wanted to pass
November 21, 2017
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Honourable Joseph Banadzem, the leader of the SDF parliamentarians at the National Assembly has revealed that, the fire that ravaged part of the Ngoa
November 21, 2017
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A group of Cameroonians staged a protest on Monday at the Libyan embassy in Yaoundé against the ongoing slave trade in Libya. {loadposition

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Showbiz / Music

September 27, 2017
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Reports going round suggest Nigerian duo P Square have split up after a misunderstanding . Peter and Paul Okoye, twin brothers, have reportedly gone
July 15, 2017
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Reports say a documentary on the life of the former captain of the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon will be presented at the Ecrans noirs film festival
July 13, 2017
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The American gospel singer has tweeted after he was reported to be dead by a certain website, HoustonChronicle-TV.com on Wednesday 12 July 2017.
July 01, 2017
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The SDO for Douala 5, Tchakui Nounde Jean Marie, has signed a release banning the controversial Cameroonian musician, Maahlox le vibeur from holding
June 18, 2017
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Cameroonian rapper Mahlox, who is popularly known for his song "ça sort comme ça sort", was reportedly agressed yestersay June 17. He had gone to
June 10, 2017
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A young Cameroonian singer is currently under intensive medical care in Yaoundé after narrowly escaping death in a rather shocking car accident.

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