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Minister of water and Energy, Basile Atanga Kouna, says his hands are clean in a case wherein he is accused of swindling 200 billion FCFA, money which was meant for the development of water schemes in Yaounde so as to reduce water shortage. The State's man was recently called up at the Presidency of the Republic to give his own part of the story.

The La Republic Minister is suspected to have over budgeted the project which was in his charge, so as to have a swell in his bank accounts. The project was estimated to cost 450 million dollars but it was discovered that, the figures had shifted right up to 800 million dollars.

Cameroon is said to have made available just 15% of the money needed, that is 125 million dollars, 86 billion in FCFA. Even at that level, nothing has been done on the project since January 2017. But rather, the sum of 1 billion Fcfa has been spent on the construction of parking lots, and tracks for Biya's helicopter. 

Till date, the population is facing water crisis. A good number of them have contracted water borne diseases such as typhoid and some even die, while morons of the dictatorial regime embezzle money whenever it wills them.

The Minister of Defense Beti ASSOMO, plans to chair a meeting with Cameroonian defence attaches out of the country in a few days ahead. The topic of discussion will be about measures geared towards the reduction of military personnel in Cameroon embassies outside the country, which has cost the gangster regime a lot. 

 

The 29th edition of the Afrobasket competition to be jointly hosted by Senegal  and Tunisia, will start today 8 September between Cameroon and  co-hosts Tunisia.

This encounter will begin at 6pm Cameroon time after the opening ceremony. The Lions on the 11th spot in Africa, will be trying to contain and repel the Tunisians who are on the 8th position.

Even though their key players who play in the NBA like Mba Amoute are not there, the coach of the lions says, they have to fight hard especially as the Tunisians are playing at home.

Fans shall be enjoying the best of African Basketball this year from 8 to 16 September 2017 as a total number of sixteen teams hope to be this edition’s champions.

For some days now, there have been rumours about Samuel Etoo, the Cameroonian international, making a move to some Turkish teams especially Fenerbahce. With all of this, he still has a year with Antalyaspor and the team’s president says he is not ready to let go of the indomitable lions’ former captain.

When spoken to, Etoo’s agent Wilfried De Happi, reacted saying his player has done so much for the Turkish team, scoring 38 goals in two years and registering 11 assists. “Now at the age of 36, he thinks he deserves better than what he gets” the agent explained.

Antalyaspor’s club president does not want to hear anything about transfer especially not concerning Etoo. He said that he might favour his departure out of Turkey, but if it is within the country he is unlikely to consider it.

Looking at how Etoo’s future could be with the Turkish side, his agent explained that, it will be difficult for someone to give in their best, if they don’t have a free mind. So Etoo might not still perform as good as he did for the past two years with the club.

Massena Ernest Ngalle Bibehe on his visit to launch the new academic year in Buea on
4 September, noticed that the turn out of students and pupils was not as effective as
expected. He then pointed out shop owners who still sealed their shops as the ones
promoting respect of ghost towns, thus preventing people from going to school.

With authority from the Minister, Buea council administrators equally threatened the
people explaining that, out of the over 500 shops in the municipality, 300 belong to the
council. And that as they keep on locking their shops, they should be ready to pay tax
when the time comes.
Ngalle Bibehe advised the South West population not to joke with the future of their
children. The deputy mayor of the Buea council supporting the Ministers call, asked the
inhabitants of that municipality to follow their example who have sent their children to
school.

The delegation which is composed of officials from the World and African football governing bodies, arrived Cameroon yesterday 6 September and will be in the country till 9 September 2017.

Today 7 September, there had to be the appointment of the members of the normalization committee.

On Friday 8 September, the appointed members will be installed to their functions.

And on 9 September, the FIFA/CAF delegation will be leaving Cameroon, after having completed their mission in the country.

It is worth noting that, anybody who is appointed in the normalization committee, will no longer be eligible to be part of FECAFOOT, when its new members will be elected in six months time.

For now, the new members of the normalization committee that will be chosen tomorrow, shall manage FECAFOOT activities till its new governing body is elected latest 28 February 2017.

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