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[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 …

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[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 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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[27 Sep 2016 | Comments Off on Discrimination allegations rock ENS Maroua entrance exams | ]

By Benjamin Et-Nchenge
Candidates, who took part in the written entrance examination into the Maroua Ecole Normale Superieur- (ENS), at the University of Buea, last Wednesday September 14, are calling on the Minister of Higher Education, Prof. Jacques Fame Ndongo, to cancel the entire examination and order a fresh aptitude test, alleging that officials at the examination centre, very evidently discriminated against English Speaking candidates who were not able to express themselves through written French.
According to the aggrieved candidates, compelling them to express themselves in a language, they had no proficiency …

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[27 Sep 2016 | Comments Off on Trauma Center celebrates International Peace Day | ]
Trauma Center celebrates International Peace Day

By Theodore M. Ndze
The Trauma Center Cameroon last Thursday September 21, 2016 celebrated the International Day for Peace through prayers, drama, songs, speeches and lectures.
The event that held at the Yaoundé City Council Hall was chaired by the Centre’s Board Chairman, Peter Essoka who is also President of the National Communication Council. Each year the International Day of Peace is observed around the World on September 21.
The UN General Assembly declared this as a day devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace, both within and among all nations and peoples.
The …

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[27 Sep 2016 | Comments Off on After 10 years of feet-dragging, bottlenecks: Limbe Fisheries School opens door | ]
After 10 years of feet-dragging, bottlenecks: Limbe Fisheries  School opens door

-Minister installs Pioneer Director, Assistant
-Entrance Exams in Limbe, Garoua, Yaounde
By Solomon Agborem
The Limbe Nautical Arts and Fisheries Institute (LINAFI) that has suffered from unexplained bottlenecks leading to delayed take off, 10 years after the school was built has finally opened its doors following the installation of the Director and Assistant Director by the Minister of Livestock, Fisheries and Animal Industries Dr.Taiga in Limbe on September 22, 2016. 
Installing Dr. Etah Collins Ayuk as Pioneer Director and Dr. Cecilia Chiawa as Assistant Director, the Minister told them to fight all forms …

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[27 Sep 2016 | Comments Off on Struggle for Independence: SCNC Signature Collection Gathers Steam | ]
Struggle for Independence: SCNC Signature Collection Gathers Steam

Activists printing T-Shirts to Celebrate October 1 in Bamenda, Buea
By Ashu Manfred with additional reports
The Southern Cameroons National Council (SCNC) has intensified the collection of signatures as the pressure group continues to press for   independence of the erstwhile Southern Cameroons from the United Nations by leaving La Republique du Cameroun whom they have accused of breaking the political rules as agreed in Foumban in what is today popularly called the Foumban Accord. 
The Star first read series of announcements posted by SCNC leaders based in the United States, UK and …

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[19 Sep 2016 | Comments Off on Ex-student is principal of CCAS Kumba and Principal of GBHS urged to beef enrolment | ]

By Ashu Manfred
The newly appointed Principal of Cameroon College of Arts and Science, CCAS, Kumba, has been exhorted to ensure that he maintains the high academic standards of the institution.
The Divisional Delegate of Secondary Education for Meme, Mr Kwo Akwo  John Eyoh, made this declaration while installing Mr Fonge Julius as principal of CCAS, Kumba, on Friday 9th September, 2016.
Mr Fonge Julius, a former student of CCAS Kumba, took over from Mr Mwelle Kunz Mbai who has been transferred to Government Bilingual High School, Kosala, Kumba II, in the same …

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[19 Sep 2016 | Comments Off on Pan African Institute announces admission after agreeing with Ministry of Higher Education | ]
Pan African Institute announces admission after agreeing with Ministry of Higher Education

-Classes resume October 17, 2016
By Nkong Ndem Peter
The Secretary General of the Pan African Institute for Development (PAID), Prof. Emmanuel Kamdem, who also doubles as UNESCO Chairman, has in a Press Release issued on September 5, 2016 reminded the public on the enrolments at the Pan African Institute Regional offices in Cameroon as follows: Douala IPD-AC, Buea PAID-WA, Burkina Faso Ouagadougou IPD-AOS, Morocco: Rabat-Sale IPD-AN, and Zambia Kabwe PAID-ESA. In the same release, the Secretary General also insisted on text application and reseat examinations currently going on in all campuses …