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Jun 19, 2018

World cup 2018: Tunisia fail to resurrect pride of Africa

Tunisia have been unable to emerge victorious and put a smile on Africa’s face ...
Jun 17, 2018

Russia 2018: Nigeria follow path of African losing nations

The super Eagles of Nigeria have had a very catastrophic game against Croatia ...
Jun 15, 2018

Cameroon-Anglophone crisis: In name of the government,Tchiroma rejects in strong terms Amnesty international report

The Minister of Communication Issa Tchiroma Bakari organised a press conference ...
Jun 14, 2018

Southern Cameroons: Deceit of National Commission for Bilingualism and Multiculturalism in Cameroon

Since the 1961 reunification of French and British Southern Cameroons, ...
Jun 14, 2018

World cup kickoff: Role of Cameroon in Russia

The 21st edition of the world cup begins on Thursday 14 June in Russia, but ...
Jun 14, 2018

Anglophone crisis: Agbor Balla calls for international isolation of Cameroon

Human rights lawyer Barrister Agbor Balla has urged the international community ...
Jun 13, 2018

Anglophone crisis: Amnesty International releases report on human rights violations

The latest report on the fighting in Anglophone Cameroon has accused government ...
Jun 13, 2018

Russia 2018: Africa well represented in world cup

The 2018 FIFA World Cup tournament kicks off from June 14 in Russia. Africa has ...
Jun 9, 2018

Two GCE subjects to be retaken

The Registrar of the Cameroon General Certificate of Education Board has ...
Jun 4, 2018

Cameroon on the brink of civil war – International Crisis Group

Cameroon could be gradually moving towards a civil war as the unrest in the two ...
Jun 1, 2018

Ex-Minister Biyiti Bi Essam appointed Cameroon’s ambassador to Israel

President Paul Biya has appointed former Communication and Poste and ...
Jun 1, 2018

US Ambassador’s declaration: President Biya demands explanation from special adviser

President Paul Biya,85, has demanded explanation from the special adiviser to ...
May 31, 2018

Jean Baptiste Placca: RFI journalist Says Paul should make way for his succession

Jean Baptist Placa a journalist with RFI, after observing the happenings in ...
May 30, 2018

GCE: GBHS Fundong catches fire, exam scripts reduced to ashes

Unknown men have visited the GCE scripts of the Government Bilingual High ...
May 30, 2018

Football: Dieudonne Happi wants to take responsibilities of FECAFOOT president

Normalisation committee president  in Cameroon is said to be focusing on ...
May 29, 2018

Cameroon: Issa  Tchiroma Bakari gives government’s version of killings in Pinying

The governments’ spokesperson, the minister of communication, during a press ...

Sports / Games

June 19, 2018
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Tunisia have been unable to emerge victorious and put a smile on Africa’s face as they lost 1-2 to mighty England. Harry Kane who captained the
June 17, 2018
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The super Eagles of Nigeria have had a very catastrophic game against Croatia who beat them 2-0. They join Egypt and Morocco, all who so far have not
June 14, 2018
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The 21st edition of the world cup begins on Thursday 14 June in Russia, but Cameroon’s indomitable lions are absent, as they failed to qualify.
June 13, 2018
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The 2018 FIFA World Cup tournament kicks off from June 14 in Russia. Africa has five representatives in this elite competition: Nigeria, Egypt,
May 30, 2018
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Normalisation committee president  in Cameroon is said to be focusing on matters that are rather meant to be handled by the FECAFOOT president, whom
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

Cameroon Today

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Since the 1961 reunification of French and British Southern Cameroons, discourses of marginalization, assimilation, “francophonisation”, “frenchification” and internal colonization have emerged in
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 29, 2018
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The first day of writing is reported to have been disrupted in Muyuka by gunmen. {loadposition myposition}   The gunmen stormed the school campus of Government Bilingual High School, Muyuka
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
The SUN Newspaper : Bishops’ Truth Vs. Tchiroma’s Truth

Today, this presumption that what the government spokesperson dishes out as the truth, may not actually be the truth per se, is now being challenged. Since the outburst of what is now universally acknowledged as the Anglophone problem, not much of what Minister Tchiroma says seems to be taken with the same validation as it had been before. For example, in a statement issued from the Bamenda Episcopal conference held on Wednesday October 4, 2017, the Bishops indicted the government’s spokesperson for, in their own words ‘’blatantly telling lies to the nation either because he was not adequately briefed, or  because he deliberately wanted to manipulate the public and international opinion’’.
The Bishop’s embarrassment is that the minister of communication lavished praises on the military for what he described as an act of professionalism displayed by the military, in total disregard of the ‘’brutality and barbarism’’ meted out on the population. The Bishops now tend to believe that the minister was not adequately informed of the true situation and that they stand fast and firm on their position in criticizing government on the use of force, torture, harassment, capture and killing of unarmed protesters, who were exercising their civic rights to demonstrate peacefully.


We regret that things have reached this stage where the population has to doubt the truths over one issue that borders on the lives of a people. For instance, Minister Issa Tchiroma has maintained his position that the military acted professionally on October 1 in the North West and South West regions. He even went farther to warn media houses not to broadcast or publish anything indicating that the military carried out genocide in Anglophone Cameroon. In the minister’s words, any information published, that the military carried our genocide in Anglophone Cameroon is false.
Without much doubt, we would want to believe the Honourable minister that such information may be false. But in doing so, we are only creating a vacuum that must be filled by one of the two ‘’truths’’ that is, the Bishop’s ‘’Truth’’ and Tchiroma’s ‘’Truth’. It is indeed a perplexing situation to a population that faces a problem that calls for a solution on the one hand, and a nation whose very foundation is being shaken.
It is our belief that these two ‘’Truths’’ can be welded into one, through a thorough investigation of what really happened, instead of hasty conclusions which at the end of the day, will only portray the country as one in which confidence in ourselves has lost its grip on us, and that on every issue, we have to find ourselves on a collision course.
For instance, six Catholic Bishops of the Bamenda Episcopal Provinces are believed to have published a booklet on the alleged genocide committed in the North West and South West regions between September 22, and October 1, 2017. Reports of which, it is also alleged, after serious deliberations, have been forwarded to the Vatican for onward transmission to the United Nations Security Council.
If actually this is the case, such a booklet could form the basis of establishing what the Bishops actually refer to as genocide. We also want to believe that such a document should not have been hurried out without first of all exploiting it here fully. Although everyone has the right to doubt the truth of the Bishop’s findings on the situation, it would never the less throw some light where darkness has now overshadowed the truth and we are being swayed from the Bishop’s declaration to Tchiroma’s conviction. Arguing the way we are struggling to find who is telling the truth is obviously leading us nowhere.
We have always insisted that the solution to our problem lies in our own hands and we strongly believe that we can solve same without necessarily shedding the blood of the same people we call brothers of a one and indivisible nation. Our major concern on this issue is what now looks like the determined aloofness of the head of state from the problem currently facing the nation. The population, not only of the Anglophones regions but of the whole country, and of course even the international community, are worried by Mr. President’s silence. We will certainly not stop sounding and re-echoing the global call for dialogue. It is the only way out.

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Religion / Church

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
December 10, 2017
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"Be Faithful, Even To The Point Of Death, And I Will Give You A Crown Of Life!" "Nothing Good Comes Easy!" Life has never been a bed of roses; even

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

June 15, 2018
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The Minister of Communication Issa Tchiroma Bakari organised a press conference on Thursday 14 June 2018, in order to debunk the allegations of
June 01, 2018
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President Paul Biya has appointed former Communication and Poste and Telecommunication Minister Jean Pierre Biyiti Bi Essam Cameroon’s ambassador to
May 31, 2018
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Jean Baptist Placa a journalist with RFI, after observing the happenings in Cameroon, has said the president needs to start seeking ways to organise
May 30, 2018
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Unknown men have visited the GCE scripts of the Government Bilingual High School in Fundong. {loadposition myposition}   During the incident
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

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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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Scandals of such magnitude in Cameroon keep multiplying on a daily basis. How could a young luxuriant beautiful woman without brains be crowned Miss
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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