YAOUNDE, Cameroon Atlanta Daily World | When 21-year-old Anne Christelle Ntsama gave birth to quadruplets, she was over the moon. She believed her children, who had been born prematurely at Yaounde Central Hospital, one of the largest public hospitals in Cameroon, would grow into adulthood. But soon after their delivery on May 11, her world … The post Quadruplets die in government-run hospital appeared first on CameroonOnline.org.
YAOUNDE VOA | Cameroonian?rights and press groups are alleging a military cover-up in the death of journalist Samuel Wazizi, after the military on Monday refused to hand over his body to the family. Cameroon’s military in June admitted Wazizi had died at a military hospital in August last year after months of silence on his?whereabouts … The post Cameroon Refuses to Hand Over Body of Journalist appeared first on CameroonOnline.org.
APAnews | After many false starts, serious talks between the Cameroonian government and Anglophone separatists seemed to have gotten underway to end the three-year conflict. Meeting for the first time since open conflict broke out in 2017, representatives of the government in Yaounde and nine leaders of the separatist movement for independence sat around the same table […] The post Cameroon talks: To what end? appeared first on Daily News.
The mortuary attendant of the Tergal hospital in Douala is suspected of trafficking in human organs after a corpse was found mutilated of its organs in the mortuary of the hospital. The mortuary attendant is said to have wanted to put the corpse in the coffin alone and seal it under the pretext that it […] The post Cameroon: Faits Divers – Corpse Mutilated of Organs appeared first on Daily News.
Defence Web | Cameroon’s police have taken delivery of at least six new armoured personnel carriers (APCs), which appear to be Panthera T6s from the United Arab Emirates’ MSPV. Video recently emerged on social media showing six of the vehicles on Cameroon’s streets, and photos posted on Twitter show a similar number of vehicles in … The post Cameroon’s police operating new APCs appeared first on CameroonOnline.org.
At least one soldier and 17 suspected armed separatist fighters were killed at the weekend following clashes in the Bui division in the restive North West Region of Cameroon. The clashes were a result of a one-week incursion of soldiers the Bui and Ngoketunjia divisions in the North West Region, sources said. The mission dubbed […] The post Anglophone crisis: At least one soldier and 17 armed separatist killed in the Bui division appeared first on Daily News.
The government of Cameroon has dismissed claims it had engaged in negotiations with the country’s jailed separatist leaders over a ceasefire in the troubled English-speaking regions. On Thursday, July 2, detained separatist leader Julius Ayuk Tabe revealed on he and some members of his ‘cabinet’ had met with a delegation from the government of Cameroon […] The post Gov’t denies ceasefire talks with detained Ambazonia leaders appeared first on Daily News.
Cameroon says it has deployed more troops in the capital Yaoundé after yet another bomb exploded, leaving at least 20 people severely wounded. No one has claimed responsibility, but it is suspected that separatists fighting for the creation of an English-speaking state in Cameroon and people who escaped from prison a month ago are responsible. […] The post Cameroon: Govt Says it Stepped Up Security After Bombings in Capital City appeared first on Daily News.
CRTV | > Healthcare Providers have expressed gratitude with the Presidential Decree extending their retirement age to 55 years for Categories C and D and 60 years for Categories A and B. #Cameroon#Publichealth The retirement age of health professionals in Cameroon has been extended. A Presidential decree specifies that health professionals of Category A and … The post Cameroon: Extension of Retirement Age of Healthcare Providers: Medics Happy yet Request for More appeared first on CameroonOnline.org.
APAnews | After many false starts, serious talks between the Cameroonian government and Anglophone separatists seemed to have gotten underway to end the three-year conflict. Meeting for the first time since open conflict broke out in 2017, representatives of the government in Yaounde and nine leaders of the separatist movement for independence sat around the … The post Cameroon talks: To what end? appeared first on CameroonOnline.org.
Business in Cameroon | During a special cabinet meeting organized to examine the Budget and Economic Programming Document 2021-2023, Prime Minister Joseph Dion Ngute prescribed guidelines to the Minister of Finance (Minfi), Louis Paul Motaze, regarding the viability of some ailing public companies. The Prime Minister instructed the Minfi to prioritize partnerships “by identifying those … The post Cameroon plans to open some public companies’ capital to the private sector as of 2021 appeared first on CameroonOnline.org.
Representatives of Cameroon´s government have held talks with the main leaders of an Anglophone separatist group for the first time since the conflict began in 2017, a separatist leader and two security sources said on Friday. Julius Ayuk Tabe, the most prominent separatist leader who is currently serving a life sentence in prison for charges […] The post Cameroon holds first peace talks with main separatist group appeared first on Daily News.
Ever since news broke out that a meeting had taken place between the Yaoundé government and Ambazonian leaders, some members of the Southern Cameroonian community have been questioning why people who are in chains should be the ones to negotiate for those who are free. This situation is not without a precedent. Mandela did it […] The post Anglophone crisis: “why people who are in chains should be the ones to negotiate for those who are free” appeared first on Daily News.
Yesterday was equally very long for Paul Tasong’s PPRD Committee as they met the various elite to voice out reconstruction concerns in the South West Region. Day Two of field consultations to reconstruct and develop the South West Region in the current violence pitched the National Committee and three of the six administrative Divisions of […] The post NW/SW Reconstruction, Development – Fako, Kupe Muanenguba, Lebialem Consulted appeared first on Daily News.
YAOUNDE, CAMEROON VOA | Cameroon says it has deployed more troops in the capital Yaoundé after yet another bomb exploded, leaving at least 20 people severely wounded. No one has claimed responsibility, but it is suspected that separatists fighting for the creation of an English-speaking state in Cameroon and people who escaped from prison a … The post Cameroon Government Says it Stepped Up Security After Bombings in Capital City appeared first on CameroonOnline.org.
Gunshots were heard in parts of Buea, South West Region early on Thursday morning as the Coordinator of the Presidential Plan for the Reconstruction of the Anglophone regions enterred the fourt day of his mission. Reports say gunshots were heard around Bwintingi, a village found behind the Molyko Omnisports stadium,forcing residents to flee from to […] The post Cameroon: Gunshots rock Buea as Paul Tasong continues reconstruction mission appeared first on Daily News.
The detained leadders of the Ambazonia separatist movement on Thursday night held a secret meeting with some members of government over a possible ceasefire in the Anglophone regions. A spokesperson for the separatist leaders confirmed the leader Julius Ayuk Tabe and nine others were taken out of their Kondengui cells to meet ‘some members of […] The post Cameroon: Detained Ambazonia leaders hold secret talks with Yaounde regime over ceasefire appeared first on Daily News.
AFP > MSN | Cameroon’s government and the leaders of English-speaking separatists have begun ceasefire talks, the rebels said Friday, an unprecedented step towards stemming near daily violence that has killed more than 3,000 people in under three years. The anglophone Northwest and Southwest regions have been gripped by conflict since the separatists declared their … The post Cameroon govt, anglophone separatists start ceasefire talks appeared first on CameroonOnline.org.
Cameroon´s displaced Anglophones, who fled from the separatist war in western regions to the capital, are accusing authorities of harassment. Last week, the government declared a security alert following two explosions in Yaounde and began raids on houses in English-speaking majority neighborhoods. Many English-speaking Cameroonians in the capital say they have stories of ordeals with […] The post Cameroon English-Speakers Claim Harassment After Government Declares Security Alert appeared first on Daily News.
Washington Blade | A former employee at the U.S. Embassy in Cameroon claims he was fired because he filed a sexual harassment complaint against his male supervisor. Julius Banka in a lengthy statement he sent to the Washington Blade says he was a warehouse supervisor at the embassy in the Cameroonian capital of Yaoundé from February 2009 … The post Man claims U.S. Embassy in Cameroon fired him after filing sexual harassment complaint appeared first on CameroonOnline.org.
VOA | YAOUNDE, CAMEROON – Cameroon’s displaced Anglophones, who fled from the separatist war in western regions to the capital, are accusing authorities of harassment. Last week, the government declared a security alert following two explosions in Yaounde and began raids on houses in English-speaking majority neighborhoods. Many English-speaking Cameroonians in the capital say they … The post Cameroon English-Speakers Claim Harassment After Government Declares Security Alert appeared first on CameroonOnline.org.
Quartz Africa | Earlier this year, Jawar Mohammed, the prominent political activist and media entrepreneur, who had returned home to Ethiopia from the US, looked set to challenge his former ally, prime minister Abiy Ahmed, in the country’s election. But there was immediately uncertainty created over Jawar’s eligibility simply because he had been a US citizen. Ethiopian law … The post Cameroon, Ethiopia come to terms with dual citizenship appeared first on CameroonOnline.org.
Camair-Co is seeking another government bailout but this time the CPDM thieves are saying that the financial support will be to cover aircraft insurance cost. The trains are not functioning and the entire nation is witnessing horrible power failure. The army and the elite force known as the Rapid Intervention Battalion are disgruntled. The Special […] The post It looks like Paul Biya’s judgment day has finally come appeared first on Daily News.
Business in Cameroon | The government of Cameroon plans to create an export promotion agency to capitalize on the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) being created. This was revealed during the audience granted by Trade Minister Luc Magloire Mbarga Atangana to Antonio Pedro, Director of the UNECA’s subregional office in Central Africa, on June … The post Cameroon plans to create export promotion agency to capitalize on AfCFTA appeared first on CameroonOnline.org.
BBC | Cameroonian activist Andre Blaise Essama has been on a decades-long mission to purge his country of colonial-era symbols, long before the issue came to international prominence in the wake of the Black Lives Matter protests. His main target has been French World War Two hero Gen Philippe Leclerc in the country’s biggest city, … The post The Cameroonian waging war against a French war hero’s statue appeared first on CameroonOnline.org.
YAOUNDE, CAMEROON VOA – Equatorial Guinea has agreed to pause the construction of a controversial border wall with Cameroon after talks between the two countries’ defense ministers in Yaoundé. The two sides also agreed once again to withdraw troops from their disputed border after deadly clashes left at least seven people dead. An agreement earlier … The post Equatorial Guinea Halts Construction of Cameroon Border Wall appeared first on CameroonOnline.org.
beIN | The 2021 Africa Cup of Nations has been delayed for a year due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Confederation of African Football (CAF) has announced. Following a meeting of the CAF executive committee on Tuesday, it was confirmed that the tournament in Cameroon will now be held in January 2022. Dates for the … The post AFCON postponed until 2022, women’s comp cancelled appeared first on CameroonOnline.org.
Anglophones are crying foul following Friday’s appointments at the Cameroon Radio Television, CRTV. Many are of the informed opinion that the decisions signed by CRTV’s Board Chair, Rene Emmanuel Sadi at the end of the June 26, 2020 Ordinary Session of the Board of Directors kept Anglophones away from influential positions at the corporation. “CRTV […] The post Cameroon: Anglophones sidelined from influential posts in new appointments at CRTV appeared first on Daily News.
To avoid chaos, anarchy and possible explosion, CPDM apologists and Beti tribal jingoists should perish the thought that Frank Biya will succeed his father as the next President of Cameroon. In December 2008, a Guinean newspaper published a photo of a frail and ailing President Lansana Conté, who appeared to be struggling to stand up. […] The post Betis plot to install Frank Biya to succeed his father as Cameroon’s next President appeared first on Daily News.
Cameroon government army soldiers are reportedly frustrated over treatment of Israeli-supervised Special Forces defending Paul Biya’s twilight years according to Africa Intelligence. The dissatisfaction is growing in the Cameroonian army as it finds itself in the front line of the fight against a multitude of Ambazonia Restoration Forces in Southern Cameroons while the Special Forces […] The post Anglophone crisis: Army frustrated over treatment of Israeli-supervised special forces defending President Biya appeared first on Daily News.
Just over four months ago, security forces and armed ethnic Fulani men massacred 21 civilians, including 13 children, in Ngarbuh, a remote village in the North-West region of Cameroon. Most of the bodies were found completely burned. The killings were the most blatant example of abuse by security forces in the country’s Anglophone regions, but […] The post Cameroun gov’t army soldiers and armed ethnic Fulani massacre at Ngarbuh: A Chance for Accountability appeared first on Daily News.