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May 21, 2018

Cameroon: Mayor of Bangem abducted by Ambazonian fighters.

The Mayor of the Bangem council, Ekuh Simon and his deputy Enongene Epie Manga, ...
May 21, 2018

20th May: Ghost towned celebrations in English Speaking Regions

The celebration of Cameroon’s National reunification day has been evaluated to ...
May 19, 2018

2018 election in Cameroon: Did US ambassador ask Biya to step?

US ambassador to Cameroon has technically advised President Paul Biya to step ...
May 19, 2018

AFCON Niger 2019: Lions qualify for third round

The U20 lions of Cameroon have qualified for the third round of qualifiers for ...
May 19, 2018

US ambassador accuses Cameroon of human rights violations

The US ambassador to Cameroon has accused the Biya regime of gross human rights ...
May 18, 2018

Anglophone Crisis: Cameroon admits human rights abuses for first time 

Cameroon's defence minister has admitted for the very first time that his men ...
May 18, 2018

Cameroon: Nigerian army to participate in 20th May march past

180 elements of the Nigerian Guard Brigade which is equivalent to the ...
May 18, 2018

A Eulogy to Elah Geoffrey

Death is like the thief that comes to steal or kill those who are their target. ...
May 18, 2018

THE LEGAL ARGUMENT FOR SOUTHERN CAMEROON INDEPENDENCE

SC Workshop “ Bamenda, 11 February 2005   Introduction:   An annexed people ...
May 18, 2018

FIFA rankings: Cameroon moves one place forward

The latest FIFA rankings have been released on 17 May 2018, with Cameroon ...
May 16, 2018

The paradox of living togetherness in LA Republique Du Cameroun

Can two separate and distinct cultures inherited from two distinct Colonial ...
May 14, 2018

Northwest : Prime Minister calls on CPDM supporters to see 20 May as day of pride

The prime minister of Cameroon, Philemon Yang has called on members of the CPDM ...
May 12, 2018

North-West governor bans motorbikes in Bafut

Adolf Lele L'Afrique has banned the circulation of motorbikes temporarily in ...
May 11, 2018

Pan-African parliament: Roger Nkodo Dang re-elected president

The Cameroonian, Roger Nkodo Dang, has been re-elected the president of the ...
May 10, 2018

2018 Presidential elections: European Union not to send Observation mission to Cameroon

The head of the European Union to Cameroon, said they will not send an ...
May 10, 2018

2019 AFCON: Etoo wants to give younger generation a chance

The former captain of the indomitable lions has said he has no plans of playing ...

Sports / Games

May 19, 2018
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The U20 lions of Cameroon have qualified for the third round of qualifiers for the AFCON, which will take place in Niger in 2019. This happened after
May 18, 2018
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The latest FIFA rankings have been released on 17 May 2018, with Cameroon moving from the 51st to the 50th position in the world. No major changes
May 10, 2018
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The former captain of the indomitable lions has said he has no plans of playing the upcoming AFCON. {loadposition myposition}   He made the
May 09, 2018
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Cameroon's U20 football team left the country on Tuesday 8 May 2018 for their qualifier match against Uganda which will be played on Saturday.
May 08, 2018
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The university games are now on day 5 and disturbing information from Maroua has it that a Canal 2 journalist has been inhumanely handled for taking
April 20, 2018
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CAF has official sent the logo of the 2019 African cup of Nations to the Cameroon Football Federation. {loadposition myposition}The logo was sent

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Death is like the thief that comes to steal or kill those who are their target. Unfortunately unfortunate the veteran journalist for the Sun Newspaper whose death was necessitated by the made chase
February 14, 2018
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African rulers have shown the world that primitivism is still very much alive in Africa and that leadership in most French Africa is still controlled by the monstrous FrancAfrique which is very
May 20, 2018
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Inhabitants of Bamenda and its environs were deceived into drinking gallons of palm oil as precautionary measures against the effects of a purported explosion of Lake Awing in the Northwest Region.
May 12, 2018
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The Minister Territorial Administration came under serious criticism after revealing that he would get help from Mr Paul Biya before getting rid of a broken rock threatening to fall on some
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

February 14, 2018
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January 29, 2018
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December 29, 2017
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December 10, 2017
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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

Business / Economy

April 04, 2018
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Formerly the managing director of BICEC, Alain Ripert has been promoted to the position of administrator of BICEC and member of the board of CEPAC in
April 03, 2018
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LOME, Togo, April 3, 2018/ -- The upgraded version of Ecobank’s (www.Ecobank.com) revolutionary mobile app has attracted 3 million new customers in
March 16, 2018
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Switzerland disburses CFA3.4 billion to promote renewable energy projects in Cameroon. This was revealed on March 14, 2018, during the first meeting
March 16, 2018
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 Port autonome de Kribi (PAK) has just launched a call for expression of interest to pre-qualify the companies that are willing to operate the
March 13, 2018
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The Hygiene and Sanitation Company dawned their beach duty equipment such as trucks, Caterpillars and general cleaners today, the 12 of March, 2018
March 09, 2018
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Philémon Zo’o Zame, managing director of Cameroon’s telecommunication regulatory agency (ART) took a step further in the agency’s fight against the

Health / Medical

March 20, 2018
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According to the National Cameroon daily, Cameroon Tribune, the Regional Hospital under construction as well as refurbishment shall become functional
March 19, 2018
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From 2018 to 2020, the Global Fund for AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria will provide CFA108 billion to Cameroon to help the country fight against the
March 01, 2018
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On this day February 28, Germany and UNICEF have launched the second phase of the project named "S'attaquer à la malnutrition chez les enfants de
January 29, 2018
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From the 22nd to the 27th of January 2018, Bafoussam was the venue of intensive training of the North West Rapid Response Team (RRT). The team was
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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Coffee may not only give you a morning boost; it also may have significant health benefits. So says a review by British scientists of more than

Daily / Newsbrief

May 21, 2018
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The celebration of Cameroon’s National reunification day has been evaluated to be very poor this year, ranging from participation to merry making.
May 18, 2018
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180 elements of the Nigerian Guard Brigade which is equivalent to the presidential guard in Cameroon, will be taking part in the National
May 14, 2018
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The prime minister of Cameroon, Philemon Yang has called on members of the CPDM party in the Northwest Region to celebrate 20 May with pride.
May 09, 2018
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Over 50 shops have been destroyed at the New Deido market by the Divisional officer for the Doula 1 council. {loadposition myposition} Jean Marie
May 07, 2018
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The Mvog Betsi zoo in Yaounde, has lost one of its lions as a result of an infection. {loadposition myposition}   Brenda as the animal used to
May 05, 2018
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The Governor of the Northwest Region Adolph Lele L’Afrifrique has promised hell to all those fighting for the restoration of the Ambazonian State, if

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Showbiz / Music

February 18, 2018
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Between the scissors and the pen, fashion designer Wazal Ayissi makes no difference. His overflowing inspiration led him into writing and narrating
February 16, 2018
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The people of Bambalang -kingdom in Ndop will on Sunday 18th February 2018 exhibit a rich custom at the cultural festival known as SHA'ATANG. This
January 25, 2018
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On Thursday 25th of January 2018, the Miss Cameroon Committee, the President of the Jury for the 2018 edition have been invited this Thursday, 25th
January 17, 2018
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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

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