Elements of the Rapid Intervention Battalion known by its French Acronyms as BIR, over the weekend (September 16) averted a bomb from detonating in the Northwest Regional capital, Bamenda.
The Presidential couple, who left the country on Thursday 14 September for New York, where the 72th session of the United Nation's General Assembly is taking place, is no where to be found. They are suspected to have diverted to another country which is being kept secret.
Reliable sources reveal that, the president did not take a direct flight to New York but rather, they were due for a different undisclosed destination which could possibly be Switzerland.
This meeting of Head of States began on Tuesday 12 September, even though every invited leader is expected to be in New York by Monday 19 September 2017. They will be there to debate on global issues under the theme "priority to humans, peace and decent life for all on a preserved planet".
Consequently, as invited by the Secretary General of the UN, Paul Biya is expected in New York latest on Tuesday 19 September.
The former Minister of External relations in Cameroon, has been appointed to head a team in charge of the reformation of institutions in the African Union.
According to sources, this acts as a reward for this IRIC lecturer who was chased out of the government by the head of State eventhough Paul Biya had personnally sent him to represent the presidency at the Assembly of the United Nations at that time.
He was deposed as Minister of External relations a few minutes before he spoke in front of the UN assembly. when he finished from there, he took his plane back to Cameroon no longer a Minister.
That is all in the past now, for he presently has won the hearts African Union dignitaries.
Minister Koung A Besike is accused by inhabitants of the quartier golf in Yaounde of Mafia and corruption to the profit of rich persons of that area.
In 2013, this population, sent a memorandum to Paul Biya, outlining their worries concerning their pieces of land.
This time around, the minister is accused of illegally giving parcels of land to pot-bellied embezzlers of the regime to add to their stolen money. Among them is the head of CONGELCAM, Fosso Nguchingue.
A woman has died as result of a stray bullet which got her right in her business place, in the Nyalla-chateau market in Douala. This incident took place on Thursday 14 September.
Eyewitnesses say that the bullet came from a military target practicing field, beside the market. One of the observers recount that he was with the lady before she died.
All of a sudden they heard a sound as if it was someone who had farted. They looked around but it didn't seem to be the case. They only saw the woman crumbling down and when they went closer to her, blood was seen oosing out of her head.
After noticing her in that state, she was immediately taken to the hospital but she ended up dying.
The CPDM affiliated lord mayor of Santa is no more. Mr Khan Moses passed on early this morning at at St Mary hospital in Bamenda .
Sources say the mayor collapsed while doing his regular morning exercises at his home. He is said to have taken part in a meeting yesterday in Bambui, what seem to have been his last public outing.
The late mayor has ben an outspoken critic of the struggle for independence of Southern Cameroons. Activists call his actions selfish because of his quest for higher political position with Biya's government .
Mayor Khan had served in various capacities in the finance sector of public service including Donga Mantung Divisional Treasurer. He is former Paymaster General of NW. Voted as mayor of Santa council after September 30th 2013 municipal elections. He was also President of United Cities and Councils of Cameroon for the NW.
The mayor is also the founder of the Synagogue house of prayers at sonac street in Bamenda.