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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 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 …

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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 GTHS Limbe reaps benefits of Limbe Omnisport Stadium | ]
GTHS Limbe reaps benefits of Limbe Omnisport Stadium

-Gets FCFA 26 million in didactic materials
By Solomon Agborem
Didactic materials worth FCFA 26 million have been donated to Government Technical High School (GTHS) Limbe by MAG Sarl, one of the road construction companies working  at the Limbe Omnisport Stadium.
The equipment donated were 16 ultra modern computers, two photocopiers, three welding plant, two generators and two filing machines.
Presiding over the September 22, 2016 event tagged’ MAG construction company in partnership with PEP-Africa donating computers and conducting HIV/AIDS awareness campaign at GTHS Limbe under the distinguished patronage of the Ministry of Housing …

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[27 Sep 2016 | Comments Off on Senate mourns fourth Senator in 3 years | ]
Senate mourns fourth Senator in 3 years

By Theodore M. Ndze
Since the Senate was put in place in April 2013, the cruel hands of death have not spared some of its members, leaving their constituencies without representation since Alternate Members have no power of succession. The unprecedented departure of a Senator started with the disappearance of Hon. Senator Fon Fontem Njifua in 2014. His departure dealt a devastating blow to the people of Lebialem as their sole representative. The all powerful HRM Fon Fontem Njifua aged 53 died on April 2, 2014. Next was Hon. Senator Francis …

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[27 Sep 2016 | Comments Off on AFCON 2016 Hotels: Minister of State for Tourism and Leisure satisfied with execution of contracts | ]
AFCON 2016 Hotels: Minister of State for Tourism and Leisure satisfied with execution of contracts

The Minister of State for Tourism and Leisure, H.E. Bello Bouba Maigari has expressed satisfaction with the ongoing construction works of some State-owned hotels in Buea and Limbe which are said to be 90 percent ready for the upcoming Female African Cup Nations (AFCON) to hold in Cameroon from November 19 to December 3, 2016.
Bello Bouba Maigari who was in Buea and Limbe to ascertain specific preparatory measures required for the smooth hosting of guests called on Tourism operators to respect the deadline and deliver the infrastructure on time.
With …

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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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[19 Sep 2016 | Comments Off on Aftermath of Gabon elections: France demands vote recount, insists Court must be transparent | ]
Aftermath of Gabon elections:  France demands vote recount,  insists Court must be transparent

By Theodore M. Ndze with additional reports
France has called on Gabon to recount the ballot papers to determine the real winner of last Presidential results in the country and to fully cooperate as it exercises Consular protection per the Vienna Convention for its nationals arrested during the post-election violence.
The call was made on Friday in a statement by the French foreign office after Prime Minister Manuel Valls had on Tuesday requested the whereabouts of some 15 Franco-Gabonese since the beginning of the crisis.
“France remains attentive to the situation of …

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[19 Sep 2016 | Comments Off on Hillary Clinton healthy, ready to serve as US President -Doctor | ]
Hillary Clinton healthy, ready to serve as US President -Doctor

In-depth medical records of U.S. Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton were released on Wednesday, showing her physical conditions are good. 
“She continues to remain healthy and fit to serve as President of the U.S.,” said Dr Lisa Bardarck, Clinton’s personal doctor.
The former U.S. secretary of state fainted at a 9/11 memorial ceremony on Sunday and has since stayed home.
Bardarck said the former secretary of state suffered from a “mild, non-contagious bacterial pneumonia.”
The rest of the physical exam “was normal and she is in excellent mental condition,” Bardarck said in a …