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Jan 18, 2018

Muyuka: The Principal of Government Bilingual High School Malende has been suspended from his function

This is purely scapegoat traps that have started to yield dividends for the ...
Jan 17, 2018

Internet connectivity reactivated in the South West Region

The relaunch of internet connectivity isn't any longer what the people of the ...
Jan 17, 2018

Lifeless body of a masculine baby discovered in a building in Bamenda.

Strange things are happening in Bamenda. A lifeless body of a masculine baby is ...
Jan 17, 2018

The corpses of French couple discovered in Dschang

The excessive Cold and chilly atmosphere in Dschang, could have necessitated ...
Jan 17, 2018

A Nigerian found dead under doubtful circumstances in Essos, Yaoundé

The inhabitants of Essos and its environs got up to a very tense and terse ...
Jan 17, 2018

The streets around Bonanousadi cleared off of vendors because of the impending CAF inspecting delegation

The much anticipated and long awaited CAF inspecting delegation to Douala, ...
Jan 17, 2018

Red alert to consumption of illicit vegetable oil of doubtful quality in the Cameroonian markets.

The Customs department held a high level Customs meeting in Bamenda co joint by ...
Jan 17, 2018

Anglophone Crisis: The mitigating circumstances that led to the death of a Gendarmerie officer by name Edaman

The said Gendarmerie officer by name Edaman lived a lecherous life style and ...
Jan 17, 2018

Bamenda: Attack on Gendermes leaves one dead and another seriously injured, weapons confiscated

Reports reaching Cameroon Concord say, two gendarmes were reportedly ambushed ...
Jan 17, 2018

The state of Cameroon placates CAF inspectors visiting Cameroon to ascertain its preparedness as hosting nation

Yaoundé the stinking capital of LA Republique Du Cameroun had to clear all ...
Jan 17, 2018

CHAN2018: Cameroon beaten by Congo in first game

The lions have lost their first match of the African Nations Championship to ...
Jan 16, 2018

Nigeria summons representative of US ambassador over Trump comments

ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigeria’s government on Monday summoned a representative of ...
Jan 16, 2018

Mengot, CPDM Elite Plan Genocide on North Westerners in Manyu

The elite of Manyu Division led by the Minister in Charge of Special Duties at ...
Jan 16, 2018

Cameroon in Crisis: Let the people decide

This is the time to reminisce on the prophetic declarations made by two eminent ...
Jan 16, 2018

African Cup of Nations: Communication and advertisement launched

Cameroon last hosted a tournament of this magnitude in 1972 and Ahmadou ...
Jan 16, 2018

CHAN-Morocco: Cameroon plays first match

Rigobert Song and his boys begin the fight for their first ever African Nations ...

Sports / Games

January 17, 2018
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The lions have lost their first match of the African Nations Championship to Congo 0-1. {loadposition myposiition}   This means they are on
January 16, 2018
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Cameroon last hosted a tournament of this magnitude in 1972 and Ahmadou Ahidjo's Stadium in Yaoundé , the Reunification Stadium in Douala and the
January 16, 2018
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Rigobert Song and his boys begin the fight for their first ever African Nations Championship trophy on Tuesday 16 January 2018. 
January 15, 2018
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Eto Fils Samuel the greatest African Footballer is so angry and grossly disappointed by some silly commentaries made about his changing complexion.
January 13, 2018
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The long awaited CHAN2018 kicks off today 13 January 2018, after intensive preparations by countries concerned. {loadposition myposition}  
January 11, 2018
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The awaited inspection mission sent by CAF, will arrive Cameroon this Thursday 11 January 2018. {loadposition myposition}   The team is made

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January 17, 2018
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The relaunch of internet connectivity isn't any longer what the people of the Southern Cameroon's need. They have coped without internet connectivity and went ahead to use other means to get
January 10, 2018
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The President spends much of his time inside his sumptuous palace in Mvomeka, in the South of LA Republique Du Cameroun. This heaven of peace is a no go area for the natives who live in the
January 14, 2018
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The music community in Cameroon is bereaved as they lose to death, one of theirs, Marie Archangelo. {loadposition myposition}     Cameroon concord learned that Marie Archangelo died on
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
IS THE UNITED NATIONS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE POLITICAL TURMOIL IN CAMEROUN?

If there were an organisation higher in rank than the United Nations, maybe the British Southern Cameroonians could sue the UN there.
Africa in her geopolitical structure as we have it today, is the fruit of an arbitrary division by the European Colonisers, mapped out in history as booty in proportion to each one's taste at the time, but for Ethiopia and Liberia.
After the defeat of Germany, whom most Cameroonians still love in the First World War, The League of Nations amongst other penalties seized Kamerun which had hitherto been a German colony and handed her over to the British and the French colonial masters to prepare for independence in spite of their distinct Colonial policies: the British, the policy of Indirect Rule and the French, the infamous policy of Assimilation. Curiously, the League broke up the colony that under the Germans into two distinct parts, each with the definitive goal of independence. This is where the problem starts.


With the rise of the Second World War and the eventual collapse of the League of Nations, the United Nations saw the light of day and amongst her many tasks was that of leading the territories of the British Southern Cameroons, La Republique du Cameroun and and other African Nations there were still under the colonial yoke to independence and self rule. This is not my story. It is history and the UN, the British and the French know this better to say nothing of their documentation on the subject matter.
In the British colonial policy names above, the indegenous people were given the freedom to form political parties and engage in open politicking with one another in their pursuit of self governance. This enabled them to conserve their cultural heritage, retain their institutions and belief systems and to look up to the British just for coaching. Under this framework they raised their national assembly and council of chiefs amongst others and learnt to confront and bring their democratically elected leaders to order when they did not represent the opinion of the the common man, his electorate. "Agere sequitur esse" is a Latin expression which means that as a being is so does it act, for every being acts according to its nature. Freedom of speech therefore has been the lot of the British Southern Cameroonian, and history attests to this. Democratic principles have governed his society from the post First World War days. Calling the leaders for the British Southern Cameroonian is not a taboo topic but a right. According to the legal heritage they picked up from the British, an accused person is still innocent until proven guilty before the law. This is how he was formed. This has been his orientation. And this is why he acts the way he does. And this is just not compatible with the orientation forced through his brother who lived in La Republique du Cameroun under the French.


In La Republique du Cameroun under the French, the policy of Assimilation was practised , not just there, but in all other French colonial territories in the world. How was this colonial policy applied by France and what was their real intention? Since the French did not have any intention to leave her colonies, nor give them any independence, the real objective of assimilation was to destroy the values of the indegenous people and their social structures, teach them to look up only to France as their liberator and exemplar. It aimed at teaching them to believe that a truly civilised person was an assimilated species, assuring them of an eutopia of "fraternité, egalité and liberté". It was not therefore surprising that their cultural heritage was hacked and ruined and the capacity of free and democratic leadership was not enhanced. No wonder then that prior to the independence of La Republique du Cameroun on the First of January 1961, the French colonial despots obliged the local leadership of Yaounde to sign inter alia: to allow France all latitudes on economic policy and monetary matters, the role to chose the government for La Republique du Cameroun, assistance in crushing all rebellion and assistance in her internal security and the recognition that all mineral and natural resources "belonged" to France. No wonder then, that in the wake of her independence the French colonial army descended on the real patriots of the Cameroun masses in order to install a weaker authority in Yaounde which they could manipulate at will. The French know this much more than any African and have better documentation about this than everyone else.

And they did not do this only for La Republique du Cameroun, but did so to all her colonies. This may explain why every former French Colonial administration that has tried not to toe the line has met with hardships and sometimes death. Look at what happened to Thomas Sankara! Look at how Ghadaffi ended. Look at how many French backed military junters have ravaged the continent. "Agere sequitur esse" we said. The administrators of the African continent that have been assimilated cannot but act in the same way as is their leadership instinct. They all do everything to serve not just the interests of their people but much more those of the Colonial master that keep them in power. In many cases all over Africa such leaders do need to win elections any longer to keep glued to power. With France behind them, nothing can go wrong.


But how does the UN seem to be responsible for the crisis in the British Southern Cameroons, the nation that was aborted by them when in a surprising ploy she was lured into a union with La Republique du Cameroun with whom they had enjoyed unity under the colonial era of the Germans? How could the UN receive a mandate from the League of Nations to complete the process of self rule for people and later abort the scheme? Was this in good fate or it was only to defend the egoism of France, one of the unmoved movers with veto rights under the UN? Can anyone call this fair business?


I don't fully blame the authorities in Yaounde for acting the way they have done. That is how their orientation is. That is the political vision they have known. France breathes through them and if they change their pace and perspectives, the consequences are obviously going to be a repetition of what has shown up in other French colonies. How can one expect an environment that has never been drilled in listening to the voice and opinion of the masses to act otherwise? Are those who speak English enemies to those who speak French enemies in Africa? No! They live together always and happily, but when talking about democratic principles, it is a different story altogether. And the French know this better as the economic ransack and pillage of Africa has recently been articulated by one of their own Jacques Chirac.


Do I blame the English speaking population that receives authority from Yaounde for their rise and quests? "Agere sequitur esse". They were trained to be democratic. They are a free people in their historical orientation. They call their leaders to order. They demand for accountability as a right to the common man. They like to use their own natural resources and to forment their own Educational Curriculum that is relevant to their course and vision. This is who they are.


From all these analysis there is an inclination to blame to the greatest extent the United Nations for a job started and aborted. To blame them for watching people maimed, raped, tortured, arbitrarily imprisoned according to the civil law module which maintains that everyone is found guilty before the law until proven innocent. Had these protests been centred around the interests of any of the major signatories of the UN would this silence have been the answer? I remember in tears how the UN watched the drama in Rwanda in which French arms almost brought to extinction an entire nation, and I contrast it with the show of solidarity with France by all and sundry when the Islamic terrorists stroke Paris last year.
The uprising in Cameroun looks like two brothers set into a chain reaction by a heartless father who sits somewhere enjoying the show, ready to supply, sell or lend arms.
Can the UN wash her hands clean from this crisis?

 

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Religion / Church

December 29, 2017
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December 10, 2017
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November 15, 2017
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October 09, 2017
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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

Business / Economy

January 15, 2018
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The Kribi Sea port though shredded with controversy is another port that will ease the congestion witnessed at the Douala Water port. The Kribi
December 29, 2017
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Cameroonian exports of mahogany to Canada have more than tripled by the end of October 2017. This is revealed in a sectoral report of the
December 28, 2017
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On December 22, 2017, the National Anti-corruption Commission (CONAC) revealed the scale of corruption at Cameroon’s customs administration. This was
December 19, 2017
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December 19, 2017
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On December 17, 2017, through a joint statement, Thalès and Gemalto announced a strategic merger agreement aimed at creating "the world leader in
December 14, 2017
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Basile Atangana Kouna, Cameroon’s minister of water and energy, while reporting his activities to the Senate on December 12, 2017, revealed that the

Health / Medical

January 15, 2018
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Taking the common painkiller ibuprofen has been linked in a small study with a condition affecting male fertility problems. Male fertility is
November 24, 2017
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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

Daily / Newsbrief

January 17, 2018
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Strange things are happening in Bamenda. A lifeless body of a masculine baby is now shaking and quacking Bamenda. This lifeless body was discovered
January 17, 2018
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The excessive Cold and chilly atmosphere in Dschang, could have necessitated the use of charcoal to heat the room. Unfortunately the carbon monoxide
January 17, 2018
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The inhabitants of Essos and its environs got up to a very tense and terse environment . Judicial Police and Gendarmerie elements were spreading
January 17, 2018
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The much anticipated and long awaited CAF inspecting delegation to Douala, obliged the Douala City Council to clear off the street vendors. Street
January 17, 2018
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The Customs department held a high level Customs meeting in Bamenda co joint by other security forces like the BIR,,Soldiers, Gendarmerie and Police.
January 17, 2018
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Yaoundé the stinking capital of LA Republique Du Cameroun had to clear all outstanding debts owed Hysacam. Hysacam is the lone private company that

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Showbiz / Music

January 17, 2018
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September 27, 2017
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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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July 01, 2017
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June 18, 2017
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