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Sep 11, 2019

Cameroon: The full text of Biya's rambling monologue on the Anglophone crisis

It is hard to even comprehend Biya's stream of consciousness as he vacillated ...
Sep 2, 2019

Cameroon English Language Newspaper Publishers Association- CENPA Shares Gov't Bribes to Publish Biased Reports!

Read the below post leaked from the CENPA forum by a member who is disgusted at ...
Apr 12, 2019

Sisiku AyukTabe and 09 Others Vs Cameroun: Trial or Judicial Thuggery?

The case pitting the President of the interim government of the self declared ...
Apr 7, 2019

Cameroon:Minister of public works Nganou Djoumessi son's life at risk.

Boris Judicaël Nganou,Senior Executive at Cameroon Telecommunications (Camtel, ...
Mar 27, 2019

Burundi: Release of three school girls accused of scribbling photos of president Nkurunziza

Three schoolgirls, who had been arrested for scribbling the photo of President ...
Mar 27, 2019

Cameroon: Gambling,the other addiction of the youths.

More than thirty years after the arrival of the first casinos, PMU and other ...
Mar 23, 2019

THE ANGLOPHONE'S MINDSET IN CONFLICT: Solution to the Anglophone Crises

Amidst an intense violent conflict were opposing factions have taken extremist ...
Mar 23, 2019

Cameroon: What is really wrong with Manyu people?

Biya extends largess to 400 Manyu refugees in Yaounde. Even as soldiers have ...
Mar 14, 2019

Human Rights Watch issues damning report indicting Cameroon security forces for gross human rights violations

After US State Dept, Human Rights Watch issues its own damning report indicting ...
Mar 12, 2019

Cameroon continues it's troubling descent

Political leaders in the U.S. have begun to speak up, while certain sectors of ...
Mar 6, 2019

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet says Cameroon risks further slide into violence

GENEVA (Reuters) - Cameroon may fall further into violence if the government ...
Mar 6, 2019

Cameroon says Olembe stadium near completion

The Minister Delegate at the Presidency in charge of Public Contracts Talba ...
Mar 6, 2019

Southern Cameroons Crisis: Professor Martin Ayim speaks out

Professor Ayim hits back. Read and understand. For the Records and Information ...
Mar 6, 2019

From The Desk of The Chairman of The Ambazonia Defense Council

KIDNAPPINGFrom the moment when political opportunist found out that our people ...

Sports / Games

March 06, 2019
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The Minister Delegate at the Presidency in charge of Public Contracts Talba Malla visited construction works at Olembe yesterday, March 5, 2019.
March 06, 2019
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The 30years old former  Cameroon national football team captain Benjamin Moukandjo has left Jiangsu Suning after spending one-and-a-half years at the
February 21, 2019
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Cameroon's football federation (Fecafoot) launched an investigation following concerns that more than 70 percent of clubs in the country's top two
July 08, 2018
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The quarter finals of the 2018 world cup are now over, and coming up as from Tuesday, it will be the semi-finals, which shall include France,
July 07, 2018
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Belgium are qualified for the semi finals of the world cup in Russia as well as France, following the quarter final matches they played on Friday 6
July 06, 2018
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Officials of the professional football league in Cameroon, after meeting on Thursday 05 July 2018, have decided to put a halt on the Elite one and

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Amidst an intense violent conflict were opposing factions have taken extremist positions to the detriment of the vulnerable masses they claim to protect, through a secured channel that allows the
March 06, 2019
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The European Union has called on the government of Cameroon in engage in an inclusive dialogue with all parties as the only solution to the current political and security impasse in the
March 06, 2019
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Cameroonian writer, pan Africanist and Executive Director of AFRICAphonie, Mwalimu George Ngwane, has been elected to the African Advisory Committee of the International Minority Rights Group Africa
June 11, 2018
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Three opposition parties in Cameroon could be on their way to form a coalition group ahead of the upcoming presidential election that could see 86-year-old President Paul Biya win another seven-year
Cameroon: What every Anglophone should know about Feb. 11.

The Feb 11, 1961 Plebiscite was neither a life nor death sentence, so it can be reversed. Just know how your parents voted, before blaming others.
On this day, 58 years ago on Feb. 11, 1961, Southern Cameroons voted for independence in a UN plebiscite and joined French Cameroun; a different country which gained independence from France on January 1, 1960 (as Republic of Cameroun) with international borders that did not include Southern Cameroons.

 

The plebiscite vote never made Cameroon one, united and indivisible; nor was it intended to. To begin with, the obligation imposed by the UN that Southern Cameroons should obtain “independence by joining” either Nigeria or Cameroon violated Article 76(b) of the UN Charter, and UNGA Res. 1541; which both reaffirm independence as the inherent and inalienable right of all colonies and Trust Territories. Even after the independent Southern Cameroons state joined French Cameroun in a two-state federation to form the Federal Republic of Cameroon on October 1, 1961, no Union Treaty was registered with the UN General Assembly secretariat as mandated by Articles 102 and 103 of the UN Charter. The right to separate from French Cameroun is also laid out under Principles VII and VIII of UN General Assembly Resolution 1541 of December 15, 1960. Over the past 58 years, the world has looked the other way while Southern Cameroonians have been denied their independence. The ongoing struggle to restore Southern Cameroons independence is therefore consistent with International Law, including the right to self-determination.

Besides, the occupation, annexation and recolonization of Southern Cameroons by French Cameroun also violate Article 4(b) of the African Union Constitutive act. It also violates UN resolutions against colonialism and external domination of other people; and it contravenes Articles 19-24 of the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Right; and other principles of International Law. The unilateral abrogation of the two-state Federation by French Cameroun under the subterfuge of the May 20, 1972 referendum was a constitutional coup d’état, which violated Art 47 of the Federal Constitution. Even were Southern Cameroons to be an integral part of French Cameroun, any such referendum on abolishing the federation ought to have been an issue solely for the people of Southern Cameroons to decide, since they were the ones who voted to join French Cameroun, in the first instance.

A review of UN General Assembly resolutions and other international legal principles regarding the right to self-determination shows incontrovertibly that Southern Cameroons became independent in 1961, but has since been recolonized and occupied by French Cameroun. This anomaly makes independence worse than colonization, and it is an illegality that is being challenged by Ambazonia restoration forces in the ongoing civil war. French Cameroun has no legal basis for its occupation and recolonization of Southern Cameroons and have been frantically pushing the theory of a one united and indivisible Cameroon based on the fact that the two countries were formerly part of German Kamerun.

The truth is that Southern Cameroons was first British and was only ceded to Germany after the Berlin Conference of 1884. Therefore, the ridiculous assertion that Southern Cameroons and French Cameroun were part of German Kamerun; hence must remain “one, united and indivisible” is laughable because German Kamerun as a political entity was a mere geographical contraption and there is no basis for its reconstitution, either in history or international law, as it included several other territories which are now independent nations. French Cameroun can only claim Southern Cameroons as part of its territory from the former German Kamerun if it can also claim other territories of that German Kamerun (Chad, Central African Republic, Gabon, and former British Northern Cameroon in present day Nigeria) as part of French Cameroun.

French Cameroun cannot ignore historical facts that the territory geographically delimitated as German Kamerun existed merely for 32 years (1884-1916), and the entity itself was held to obedience by German military conquests and treaties of friendship with different tribes, independent of each other. From 1884-1916, the Germans signed 95 treaties with various ethnic groups wherein Kings and Chiefs on both sides of the Mungo River, surrendered sovereignty and administration to the Germans, who established their capitals in Buea and Yaoundé. After defeat in WWI, the pernicious enterprise of German Kamerun ended.

When French Cameroun argues that Southern Cameroons is an integral part of its territory because they have been administered jointly as the NW and SW regions for 58 years, remind them that Ukraine and Russia parted ways despite sharing over 1,000 years of common history. And Southern Cameroons broke away from Nigeria in 1953 despite sharing 34 years of common history as well. Even if French Cameroun claims Southern Cameroons is two of its ten regions, it cannot forget that Eritrea used to be the only former Red Sea Province of Ethiopia, but that did not stop Eritrea from gaining independence.

It is a matter for regret, indeed shame that some Anglophone sycophants and Biya regime apologists continue to hee-haw the one, united and indivisible Cameroon fallacy, even as the bonds that bind the two Cameroons have fallen apart. The decentralization offer for regional autonomy sold by the Biya regime as tangible reform under the 1996 Constitution is unacceptable, notably because it makes the misleading assumption that Southern Cameroons is part of French Cameroun, and not an illegally occupied and recolonized territory. Southern Cameroons and French Cameroun were never one people; let alone united and indivisible. Let no one tell you otherwise!

Therefore, arise oh Ambazonians, for as Thomas Paine said, these are the times that try men’s souls. The struggle to restore our independence is our struggle; no less than it is that of the Anglophone leadership or the Anglophone Diaspora. We must have faith and not be distracted by detractors and naysayers. Let us unite in banishing fear. Together we cannot fail. And if we must die as Claude McKay told Black Americans during their fight for freedom and equality; “let us nobly die, so that our precious blood may not be shed in vain; then even the murderous Biya monsters and genocidal soldiers we defy shall be constrained to honor us though dead! If we must die, let us face our murderous cowards like men with their backs against the wall; dying, but fighting back.” Let the conscience of every Anglophone hold a conversation with his/her soul; then take this solemn vow: I am fighting for my freedom; I know not what course others may take; but as for me, the choice is simple - give me freedom or give me death!

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Religion / Church

March 06, 2019
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oday, in parts of Africa: Children are being killed because spiritual leaders condemned them as being evil... They become stigmatized, isolated,
May 25, 2018
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Some inmates of the Bertoua Central Prison, have received the first Holy communion. {loadposition myposition}   This took place during a
May 25, 2018
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Some inmates of the Bertoua Central Prison, have received the first Holy communion. {loadposition myposition}   This took place during a
February 14, 2018
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Lent is a special moment in the history of the Church that begins every 14 of February to mark one month of fasting and meditation to commemorate the
January 29, 2018
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Fear Pentecostal churches. I repeat, fear Pentecostal churches. My heart aches as I try to articulate my thoughts. Any person of goodwill should be
December 29, 2017
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Dear Bishop Nkea, Each day’s news bring new stories of the desperate – and all too often deadly – plight of refugees in Manyu Division. Shocking

Business / Economy

March 18, 2019
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The 10th edition of the Cameroon Business Forum (CBF) opens  today Monday, March 19, 2019 in Douala the country's economic capital, chaired by  Prime
March 06, 2019
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The Cameroonian government rejects the unilateral increase in the prices of beverages decided by the brewing companies.{loadposition myposition} The
March 06, 2019
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Guinness Cameroun, local subsidiary of Diageo, increased the prices of its products on March 4. Prices grew by XAF50 for all products expect the Harp
February 14, 2019
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Cameroon’s airline Camair Co closed 2018 with a turnover of XAF26.6 billion, up more than XAF10 billion compared to the XAF16.4 billion in 2017, the
February 11, 2019
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Between 2015 to 2017, the money spent to purchase mobile phones reached a total of XAF228 billion, ranking these devices in the top 10 most imported
August 24, 2018
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Uganda offers opportunities for companies looking to explore, develop and utilise its petroleum assets. {loadposition myposition} LONDON,

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

April 07, 2019
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Boris Judicaël Nganou,Senior Executive at Cameroon Telecommunications (Camtel, Cameroon's leading public telecommunications operator),  is involved
March 27, 2019
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More than thirty years after the arrival of the first casinos, PMU and other slot machines, gambling experiencing real success with the Cameroonian
March 06, 2019
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The connection of the substation of Nomayos (Center), will affect the power supply in two regions out of the ten that counts Cameroon.{loadposition
February 21, 2019
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Some Tiko plantation workers were attacked yesterday by unidentified gunmen and rendered.  Fingerless and earless. Sources say “they were attacked
February 11, 2019
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From: A Collective of Anglophone Cameroonians in the Diaspora.   Shalom, Your Excellency!   We, a collective of Africans from Southern
July 06, 2018
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During a meeting in the North of Cameroon ordered by the head of State, for a fund raising aimed at gathering money to support those affected by the

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Showbiz / Music

March 06, 2019
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Singer R. Kelly spoke out in an explosive interview with CBS after being charged with 10 counts of sexual abuse. Several counts involve minors.
August 28, 2018
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Delly Singah Philips is an ambitious UK based Cameroonian lady.She is the Founder of Delly Singah Foundation, Delly TV and Delly Matchups. Delly is
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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Scandals of such magnitude in Cameroon keep multiplying on a daily basis. How could a young luxuriant beautiful woman without brains be crowned Miss

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