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Mar 28, 2017

Yaounde: "Teachers" continue Protest despite Government Assurance

Angry secondary school teachers took their protest into the second day today ...
Mar 28, 2017

Ivory Coast: Simone Gbagbo acquitted after court finds her not guilty

An Ivory Coast judge says former first lady Simone Gbagbo has been found not ...
Mar 28, 2017

2018 Presidential elections-Cameroon: Opposition still undicided over single candidate to face Biya

Gathered around the "Alternance 2018" movement, the opposition parties had ...
Mar 28, 2017

Cameroon: SDF lacks the funds needed (80 million FCFA) to organize its congress

The daily Mutations reports that under cover of the Social Democratic Front ...
Mar 28, 2017

FECAFOOT To Distribute 280 Million Frs To Affiliated Football Clubs Nationwide

This is one of the 16 resolutions adopted by the Executive Committee of ...
Mar 28, 2017

Douala-Cameroon: Mabanda inhabitants cry for help as windy rains destroy houses

The Mabanda community in the economic capital Douala has continued to call on ...
Mar 28, 2017

Cameroon: Drama at Pr. Maurice Kamto’s MRC installation ceremony

It was an awkward situation at the MRC coordinators installation ceremony at ...
Mar 27, 2017

Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Initiative Call for the Immediate Release of Nkongho Felix Agbor-Balla

(March 27, 2017 | Washington D.C.) Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights and the ...
Mar 27, 2017

Yaounde "embraces" English as Vice President of Commission of Bilingualism promises to take on classes

The Vice President of the newly-created National Commission for the Promotion ...
Mar 27, 2017

Ongoing judicial harassment of Southern Cameroonians: Barrister Robert Fon transferred to Kondengui

Human rights lawyer and former President of Northwest Common Law Lawyers’ ...
Mar 27, 2017

Yaounde-Cameroon: Teachers Protest over unpaid Salaries

Clad in robes, more than 60 teachers carrying placards are presently staging a ...
Mar 27, 2017

Cameroon: Dr Simon Munzu creates Anglophone Dialogue Forum

A new platform to to provide peaceful and durable solutions to the ongoing ...
Mar 27, 2017

Fru Jonathan says schools are sure to resume in Santa this Monday March 27 2017

Fru Jonathan last week in Santa assured the population that schools were sure ...
Mar 26, 2017

Cameroon: Pr. James Arrey Abangma and Dr Martin Sango reappear and suspend strike

Runaway SYNES Buea Chapter President Pr. James Arrey Abangma and Vice Dr. ...
Mar 26, 2017

Southern Cameroon Crisis: CRTV' ace sports analyst, FON ECHEKIYE summoned to appear at SED

CRTV' ace sports analyst, Fon Echeloyi, who is also Deputy Director ...
Mar 26, 2017

Fru Ndi dissociates himself from Hon. Wirba for not toeing party lines

The Chairman of the Social Democratic Front, SDF has said he will not support ...

Sports / Games

March 28, 2017
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This is one of the 16 resolutions adopted by the Executive Committee of FECAFOOT during a marathon meeting on 27 March 2017 in Yaoundé. FINAL
March 25, 2017
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Vincent Aboubakar picked up where he left off some 50 days ago by again scoring for Cameroon as they beat Tunisia 1-0 away in their first outing
March 24, 2017
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Cameroonian Football icon, Samuel Eto’o Fils has been named the United Nations International Children’s Educational Fund,UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador
March 21, 2017
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The Indomitable Lions began training yesterday in Belgium ahead of two international friendly matches against Tunisia and Guinea Conakry. The
March 21, 2017
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Apejes of Mfou has bowed out of the 2017 Confederation of African Football Championship in spite a 1-0 win over Asec Mimosas of Abidjan. The
March 21, 2017
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Today's meeting was focused on football. We announced MTN’s return to this sport. We will soon sign a contract of three years to sponsor this sport”.

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(March 27, 2017 | Washington D.C.) Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights and the Anti-Torture Initiative at the Washington College of Law’s Center for Human Rights & Humanitarian Law, call for the
January 24, 2017
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While millions of their people live in poverty, these African leaders are heavily loaded in terms of treasures. He is the president of Cameroon and 83 years old. The statesman has an estimated
March 28, 2017
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ROSE NGALA MOKATE DISAPPEARS WITH 175 MILLION FROM CREDIT FONCIER BUEA SAYS THE WEEKLY KALARA NEWSPAPER OF MONDAY MARCH 27 The ex-cashier of this financial institution, Buea's agency, is accused
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,
Editorial: And my Tears Stopped Flowing!

It was a sunny day in Douala and people were going about their normal activities as I drove into Bepanda from shooting in Limbe. Suddenly there was commotion in the place, as I wound down to find out what was happening, I heard cries of indignation and before I could ask passersby what was happening, my eyes beheld what in other spheres would have been a sacrilege of the first order; a statue of one of the venerated architect of our statehood, John Ngu Foncha was being dragged along the streets by a policeman looking angry that someone dared to honour someone who ought to be placed on the "slaughter" of history.

That day, I understood what it meant to be regarded as an "enemy" in a house you believe to be your own. That incident did not make me a militant for for change or for Anglophone renaissance, it simply strengthened my resolve not to be on the wrong side of history. It made me understand the need not to be on the fence when it mattered most to be in the fray. I knew from that moment that even in God's Kingdom, the "Red Line" had been crossed.

I am sorry if I appear to be taking so much of your time, but it may be nice of you if you follow me through this journey. It is 4,30 am where I am battling with my health and I have been winning this battle against sickness because of hope; the joy to see that what only ten years ago seemed a forlorn dream is about to happen in my lifetime; that Anglophones are nearing the finishing line.

The events of the past two days, the unfortunate and astronomical rise of conspiracy theories meant to cast a shadow on that lofty dream sent me into tears all night, but at this moment, the tears are gone. The reality is here; that the hour just before dawn is the darkest! Darkness does mot give up to light without a fight; that is why Christians hang on the Biblical quote which says tears will last an entire night, but joy comes in the morning.

We are all Wrong
The stone throwing and insult trading going on right now should have have been expected. If Simon Peter could deny Jesus Christ his master whom he so loved three times in just one night, then we should be allowed to make our mistakes. And shamefully I also got caught in the fray, in fact we are all wrong. A lot of us may even be the true authors of what we are accused of, but we must remember that it took Jesus- God to rebuke the devil who had exploited Peter's weakness to tempt his master. Thus the famous phrase " get thee behind me Lucifer". Jesus rebuked the devil and not Peter.

No wonder, one-time US President, Theodore Roosevelt once said "He who makes mo mistakes, makes no progress". The mistakes we have all made these past few days have shaken the foundation of our unity so violently and all of us can now see that our house is still on sandy soil. This should be God's perfect plan to let us heal our land, takeaway our imperfections and drain off the bad blood so that we enter into the new country more united and more resolute to do good to one another than it would have been the case.

All of Us are Winners
When you see a man eat and drink and then tells you " God is a fool", do not hate him, do not chastise him, just seek to understand that he is undergoing a transformation. It has got right to the point where that which we hold sacred is in the market place and no one can tell for sure today with whom lies the truth; we shall all be winners in this if we put down our arms and think of the common good of all. Let the healing process begin now and end no more. We must he's ourselves first before calling on others to do same. Wherever you are and whatever you were planning to do to hit the "other" camp, put down your arms and try rather to contribute in making peace. That is how we shall all emerge as winners.

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Religion / Church

March 21, 2017
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Pope Francis has asked for forgiveness for the “sins and failings of the Church and its members” during Rwanda’s 1994 genocide, saying the violence
March 21, 2017
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Canadian based Nigerian singer  Stephanie Otobo has been re-arraigned by the Nigerian Police alongside one Wisdom Godstime over alleged blackmail and
March 12, 2017
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Popular Lagos writer withdraws support for Apostle Suleiman A Lagos writer and staunch supporter of Apostle Johnson Suleiman has withdrawn his
March 10, 2017
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Pope Francis has said the Catholic church may consider ordaining married men who could potentially then work in remote areas faced with a shortage of
March 07, 2017
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A Lagos State Magistrate, has denied a request to remand one Wisdom Godstime and Stephanie Otobo, a lady in an explosive case who claims to have had
March 06, 2017
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A Canadian based Nigerian, Stephanie Otobo has claimed she had a secret affair with the founder of the Auchi-based Omega Fire Ministries, According

Business / Economy

March 28, 2017
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60 billion will be borrowed from banks to finance the stimulus plan of the Cameroon Airlines Corporation (Camair-Co) over 7 years. Debt service is
March 28, 2017
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Abbas Mahamat Tolli, Governor of the Bank of Central African States (Beac), has spoken on the transfer of money via Mobile Money within the Economic
March 20, 2017
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US manufacturer Boeing will today Monday, 20.March 2017 unveil its proposal for the relaunch of Camair-co. The American manufacturer, will present
March 20, 2017
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To  most of those who govern the global economy today, -the policy makers of the developed countries, - proprietors of large enterprises, -
March 18, 2017
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Customs units in the Eastern region of Cameroon just seized a cargo of 114 ivory tusks weighing approximately 300 kg, we learned from official
March 16, 2017
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Through its Foundation, the mobile telephony company Orange Cameroun just inaugurated in the Nsam neighbourhood in Yaoundé, the capital of the

Health / Medical

March 13, 2017
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The syndicate of Medical doctors in Cameroon has announced that medical doctors in Cameroon would be going on a nation wide strike from the 17th of
March 12, 2017
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The Permanent Secretary of the National Malaria Control Programme, NMCP, Dr. Dorothy Ashu, has disclosed that malaria kills at least 4,000 people
February 24, 2017
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Kidney patients receiving haemodialysis treatment at the Yaounde University Teaching Hospital are praying for their lives following the continuous
February 12, 2017
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The National Inter-sector Technical Committee in charge of providing Cameroon with a universal healthcare coverage system, just presented the
December 30, 2016
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. Surgical department of the regional hospital Bamenda on strike link to marginalization of Anglophones in Cameroon. Reports says the major surgical
November 24, 2016
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Diet is a corner stone to the management of diabetes. People with Diabetes have to take extra care to make sure that their food intake is balance

Daily / Newsbrief

March 13, 2017
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A Cameroonian citizen  believed to be linked to a transnational counterfeit hard currency ring has been arrested alongside an accomplice and
March 08, 2017
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Nigerians and travelers to and from the country are getting ready for major problems as the country's main airport shuts down Tuesday. Authorities
March 02, 2017
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If so, you may want to read Cameroon Travel Adventure while planning your trip. This book provides the inexperienced traveler to Cameroon with
March 01, 2017
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cole Polytechnique Fédérale of Lausanne (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology), in partnership with the magazine Afrique Méditerranée Business, just
February 26, 2017
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US Judicial Drug Task Force made sizable bust last week when they pulled over the car of a Cameroonian citizen last week in DICKSON COUNTY, Tenn.
February 24, 2017
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On 22 February 2017, the Federal Council of Nigeria approved the project to construct a bridge linking the country with the highest population in

Showbiz / Music

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
October 18, 2016
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Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) musician, Koffi Olomide, has asked for forgiveness from Kenyans following three months after he was arrested for
October 12, 2016
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Kreef entertainment & Sam Mobit aka Dj Chick proudly presents Magasco & Daphne, two most talented Cameroonian stars who have caught

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