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Fru Ndi Insists Schools Resume

By Michael Ndi
The National Chairman of the Social Democratic Front (SDF) Ni John Fru Ndi has insisted that schools must resumed in September 2017 in the two English speaking Regions of Cameroon. The SDF Chairman Fru Ndi, has therefore called on Anglophones to send their children to school come 2017/2018 academic year, saying that education is the foundation of every success story.
He lashed out at those in the Diaspora who are allowing their children to go to school abroad, yet refusing that Cameroonians of the North West and South West …

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Health benefits of carrots

1. Improves vision
There is some truth in the old wisdom that carrots are good for your eyes. Carrots are rich in beta-carotene, which is converted into vitamin A in the liver. Vitamin A is transformed in the retina, to rhodopsin, a purple pigment necessary for night vision. Beta-carotene has also been shown to protect against macular degeneration and senile cataracts. A study found that people who eat large amounts of beta-carotene had a 40 percent lower risk of macular degeneration than those who consumed little.
2. Helps prevent cancer
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Whether you are living with diabetes or not the whole family will benefit from eating well. And, the good news is that it’s easy to get started. Try out these top tips for healthy eating.
1. Eat regular meals
Space your meals evenly throughout the day, and make sure everyone has breakfast.
2. Keep an eye on portion sizes
Be mindful of your overall portion sizes of your food. If you are trying to lose weight, you may need to adjust them.
•Try using smaller plates.
• For main meals, dish out your vegetables first and …

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A boiled egg might be small, but it is packed with essential vitamins and minerals such as potassium, iron, zinc, vitamin E and folate. With 6.29 grams of protein and just 78 calories, a hard-boiled egg is a food that can refuel your body and help control hunger. Calories and fat
A large boiled egg contains 78 calories and 5.3 grams of fat, of which 1.6 grams are saturated. Boiled eggs are more nutritious than other types of eggs because they are cooked without oil or butter, which adds additional calories …

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Health benefits of banana

Adding a banana to your daily diet has an array of benefits in your body. Bananas help you reach your weight-loss goals, keep your bowels healthy, provide nutrients that regulate heart rhythm and have vitamin compounds for eye health. Keep a bunch of bananas on your desk at work and replenish your stock each week. You’ll be more likely to reach for a healthy banana — instead of heading to the vending machine — if you have a bunch sitting in front of you.
Weight loss
Finding foods to fit into your …

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Rescue team still searching for dead soldiers after sea accident

By Betangacho Lekelefac
The Head of State Paul Biya last week declared two days of national mourning after a military ship carrying military personnel and some Cameroonian civilians capsized and killed several people at Debundscha, West Coast in Fako Division. Flags in Cameroon, Diplomatic Missions at home and abroad were given directive to observe the days by flying their flags at half mask. Prayers and a minute of silence were observed at official ceremonies in various quarters in Cameroon and abroad. The national mourning was decreed for July 28 and 29, …

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[4 Aug 2017 | No Comment | ]

By Benjamin Et-Nchenge
Indeed, when a nation is in turmoil, those who have faith in God must pray. Given clear indices that Cameroon is in turmoil, we pray: Gracious God, grant that our leaders become wise, and the wise become our leaders. But it would be irresponsible fideism to simply pray and fold our arms. Those who pray must think, and, having sought and obtained answers to right questions, they must act intelligently.
As Cameroon passes from one turbulent season to another, it has become inescapable to inquire: what is the quality …

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By Ayuk Tobias Oru
Having presided over a series of though-provoking matters that morning, the judged asked for the next case to be presented. It happened to be a divorce issue, so he asked the husband, the appellant: “Will you tell the court the main problem between you and your wife which has prompted you to seek this separation? – I will, my lord, he started, adjusting his suit as a true gentleman. It was about the football match which we lost to Egypt last week… “He stopped automatically. The entire …

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Batoke: A model of Multi-culturalism

By Solomon Agborem
One of the 26 tribal groups present in Batoke village in Limbe II Sub-Division has described the community as a melting pot of multiculturalism and national integration.
This came from the Bassa tribe recently in a ceremony that took place at the Chief’s Palace in Batoke where a Prince from the Longtom family, Prince Biyaga Philippe Vincent, came to present himself to the Royal father of Batoke.
Addressing the people of Batoke, Mbonbog Ntamack the head of the Longtom family said their son had lived in Batoke for more than …

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By Theodore Mih Ndze
The Federal Government says it has commenced investigation to uncover the importers of three consignments containing 140 species of snakes and 660 other animals imported into Nigeria from Cameroon.
The News Agency of Nigeria recalls that the Nigeria Customs Service on July 26 intercepted three consignments containing 140 species of snakes and 660 other animals in Calabar, Cross River State.
The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Audu Ogbeh, told journalists in Abuja on Friday that the Nigerian Agricultural Quarantine Service (NAQS) had been directed to commence the investigation …

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Wife of President Trump’s new Communications Director files for divorce -Protesting husband’s appointment to the White House

The wife of the newly appointed Communications Director of the White House Anthony Scaramucci Mrs Deidre Ball has filed for divorce after three years of marriage because of her husband’s political ambition towards United States President Donald Trump, The New York Post has reported.
Mrs Ball, who worked as a Vice President for Sky Bridge Capital, the firm founded by Scaramucci in 2005, reportedly “despises” President Donald Trump, according to the report.
Trump’s new Communications Director Scaramucci and Deidre Ball were said to have started dating in 2011 and married in 2014.
“Deidre …