[5 Oct 2016 | Comments Off on Douala, Littoral: Gov’t Bans Lawyers Meeting | ]
Douala, Littoral: Gov’t Bans Lawyers Meeting

Barrister Abeng says ban is gross violation of people’s rights
Flays gov’t inconsistency for authorizing meeting and back-paddling
Demands the English Version of OHADA Law be published
North West Lawyers decry oppression of Anglophones at Press Confab.
By Nkong Ndem Peter
A Press Conference slated for Douala by Members of the Cameroon Bar Association on Saturday October 1, 2016, ended up in smoke after the Divisional Officer who had signed the authorization, suddenly cancelled it at the eleventh hour with no explanation as to the whys and the hows.
Shocked and dismayed by the D.Os …

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[5 Jan 2017 | No Comment | ]
Donald Trump lambasted for  attacking Pope

By David Sherfinski and Stephen Dinan
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on Thursday September 29, 2016 fired back at Pope Francis, predicting that the Islamic State ISIS will attack the Vatican and the Pontiff will rue the day that he said  Trump isn’t a Christian if he wants to deport illegal immigrants or build a wall on the Mexico borders with the United States of America. The Republican Presidential candidate also said it was “disgraceful” for a religious leader to level that accusation.
“I can promise you that the pope would …

Special Report »

[5 Oct 2016 | Comments Off on South West: MINTOUL celebrates 37th Edition of World Tourism Day in Pomp and pageantry | ]
South West: MINTOUL celebrates 37th Edition of World Tourism Day in Pomp and pageantry

-Miss Tourism South West wins, crowned Miss Tourism Cameroon
By Solomon Agborem
The South West Regional Delegation of Tourism and Leisure has celebrated the 37th Edition of World Tourism Day in fanfare, pomp and pageantry. The event which took place at the Regional Delegation of Tourism and Leisure and Chariot Hotel also saw the selection of Miss South West Tourism 2016 in Buea. The week was very hectic and rewarding with many competing for Miss Tourism that saw  22 years old Enanga Ndolo Mbessa emerged as winner, beating other competitors to the …

National News, Press Release »

[5 Oct 2016 | Comments Off on UN Human Rights commends CDC for progressive implementation of Social Policy | ]
UN Human Rights commends CDC for progressive implementation of Social Policy

By Solomon Agborem
The social policy of the Cameroon Development Corporation (CDC) is on a positive path as the management is in the process of progressively implementing policies which are aimed at making working and living conditions favourable for its over 22 000 strong workforce.
Recently, two of the Corporation’s installations were visited by a senior official of the United Nations Center for Human Rights and Democracy in Central Africa with offices in Yaounde, accompanied by a battery of Journalists who descended on the CDC Njonji camp project and the Idenau industrial …

The Star Newsline »

[5 Oct 2016 | Comments Off on SDO Zang III urged to convene Council session to examine allegations against 2nd Deputy Mayor | ]
SDO Zang III urged to convene Council session to examine allegations against 2nd Deputy Mayor

By Benjamin Et-Nchenge
Fako SDO, Zang III, has been called upon to convene an extra-ordinary session of the Tiko Council to enable allegations against Second Deputy Mayor Tingong Tita Blessed be handled according to the law.
Sitting during the first enlarged district executive committee meeting, at the Tiko Council Hall last September 29, the SDF Ward Chairpersons in attendance were unanimous that ‘justice delayed is justice denied.’
In his speech, the newly elected District Chairman of Tiko Electoral District, Hon. Councilor Fai Sylvanus, disclosed that his executive had received a copy of a …

Featured, National News »

[5 Oct 2016 | Comments Off on Fight against fraud: Higher Education uncovers 2 fake certificates | ]
Fight against fraud:  Higher Education uncovers 2 fake certificates

-Over 1500 fake certificates dictated since 1993
By Theodore M. Ndze
Two fake certificates have been detected and 10 other rejected at the Ministry of Higher Education by the National Evaluation Commission for Training Domains Offered Abroad. Meeting in its 81st session September 28, 2016 in Yaoundé, the session presided over by the Secretary General of the Ministry of Higher Education, Prof. Ngomo Horace Manga, representing the Minister of Higher Education, Prof. Jacques Fame Ndongo examined 290 files and found two wanting, all of them Baccalureat Certificates. 
While opening the 81st session …

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[5 Oct 2016 | Comments Off on Lebialem Royalty, Mayors in Rome, meet Holy Father | ]
Lebialem Royalty,  Mayors in Rome,  meet Holy Father

As Focolare celebrates 50th Anniversary in Lebialem:
Lebialem Royalty, Mayors visit Chiara’s tomb, commune with Holy Father in Rome
-Mbe Nkemnkia lauded for excellent public relations with Vatican
By Nkong Ndem Peter
A high powered delegation of Lebialem  Fons, Mayors, Notables,  Elite and followers recently visited the Vatican, Rome for two weeks as part of celebrations to mark 50 years of the Focolare Movement in Lebialem, Cameroon in December 2016.  The over 25 man strong delegation visited the tomb and the house of the Founder of the Focolare Movement Mafua Ndem Chiara Lubich who …

Featured, National News »

[5 Oct 2016 | Comments Off on Finance Minister denies FCFA 2.500 toll gate increase | ]
Finance Minister denies FCFA  2.500 toll gate increase

By Theodore M. Ndze
Road users across the national territory have heave a sigh of relief after the Minister of Finance H.E. Alamine Ousmane Mey announced last week that contrary to rumour peddling being propagated across the national territory, toll gate levy will not be increased.
This declaration comes after weeks of speculation to the effect that the fee would rise from FCFA 500 to FCFA 2.500 for every vehicle passing through a toll gate. A certain degree of credence was given to these rumours because of more speculation that had …

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[5 Oct 2016 | Comments Off on Nigeria not shutting down Consulate in Buea | ]
Nigeria not shutting down Consulate  in Buea

-Nigeria Consul General
Diplomatic dust settles:
Nigeria not shutting down Consulate in Buea
-Nigeria Consul General for South West and North West
By Nkong Ndem Peter and Tambe Claire Ladi
The Consul General of the Federal Republic of Nigeria for the South West and North West Regions H.E. Dan Wari Nwazim has reiterated that the Consulate General of Nigeria in Buea, Republic of Cameroon will not be shutdown, contrary to earlier recommendations. 
Speaking to The Star in his cozy office in Buea last week, H.E. Dan Wari Nwazim said when President Muhammadu Buhari took office …

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[5 Oct 2016 | Comments Off on Douala, Littoral: Gov’t Bans Lawyers Meeting | ]
Douala, Littoral: Gov’t Bans Lawyers Meeting

Barrister Abeng says ban is gross violation of people’s rights
Flays gov’t inconsistency for authorizing meeting and back-paddling
Demands the English Version of OHADA Law be published
North West Lawyers decry oppression of Anglophones at Press Confab.
By Nkong Ndem Peter
A Press Conference slated for Douala by Members of the Cameroon Bar Association on Saturday October 1, 2016, ended up in smoke after the Divisional Officer who had signed the authorization, suddenly cancelled it at the eleventh hour with no explanation as to the whys and the hows.
Shocked and dismayed by the D.Os …

Foreign News, Politics »

[27 Sep 2016 | Comments Off on New York Times endorses Clinton for President, highlights experience | ]
New York Times endorses Clinton for President, highlights experience

The New York Times on Saturday endorsed Hillary Clinton for president, saying her extensive experience, record of service and straight-forward policy proposals are what the challenged country needs. 
The newspaper’s editorial board said it’s not trying to appeal to those who already intend to vote for the Democratic nominee, but rather “to persuade those of you who are hesitating” casting ballots for Clinton.
The former Secretary of State has “produced detailed proposals on crime, policing and race relations, debt-free college and small-business incentives, climate change and affordable broadband,” The Times’ editorial …