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[19 Sep 2017 | No Comment | ]
Fako High Court: Case Of Internet Shutdown In SW And NW Begins

By Nkong Ndem Peter
The Fako High Court has started hearing a case filed against the State of Cameroon, Cameroon Telecommunications (CAMTEL) and other Telecommunications companies in the country following Internet Shutdown in the South West and North West Regions of Cameroon for three months in the heat of the Anglophone crisis.
On Thursday September 14, 2017 the presiding Judge, His Lordship Justice Ako Kenneth commenced hearing of the Originating Summons for a Judicial Review of the three months Internet shutdown in the two English-speaking Regions of Cameroon. During last Thursday Court …

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[19 Sep 2017 | No Comment | ]
Biafra Secession calls: President Buhari must meet Biafra leader Nnamdi Kanu            -Former President Olusegun Obasanjo

Former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo has sternly warned that Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari must meet with Biafran secessionist leader Nnamdi Kanu before violence between the army and separatists escalates into a full-blown conflict.
Speaking to Newsweek in London, Obasanjo-who served as Nigeria’s first elected Head of State from 1999 to 2007-says that the heavy-handed tactics of the Nigerian State against pro-Biafra activists, a secessionist movement that is pushing for an independent State, have not succeeded, and a more conciliatory approach is needed. “I don’t see anything wrong in that Buhari meeting …

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[5 Sep 2017 | No Comment | ]
South West, North West Regions: Regional Governors Receive Freed Anglophone Detainees

By Nkong Ndem Peter
September 1, will forever remain ineffaceable and unforgotten in the lives of many families in the South West and North West Regions of Cameroon following the release of 55 Anglophone Cameroonians incarcerated at the Kondengui Maximum Prison for months and awaiting trial on terrorism rated charges in Military Court, Yaounde. The families did not only expressed joy and approbation, they danced and thankedAllah for touching the heart of President Paul Biya to order for the release of their loved ones brought to them through the offices of …

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[5 Sep 2017 | No Comment | ]
South West, North West Regions: Regional Governors Receive Freed Anglophone Detainees

By Nkong Ndem Peter
September 1, will forever remain ineffaceable and unforgotten in the lives of many families in the South West and North West Regions of Cameroon following the release of 55 Anglophone Cameroonians incarcerated at the Kondengui Maximum Prison for months and awaiting trial on terrorism rated charges in Military Court, Yaounde. The families did not only expressed joy and approbation, they danced and thankedAllah for touching the heart of President Paul Biya to order for the release of their loved ones brought to them through the offices of …

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[5 Sep 2017 | No Comment | ]

By Laura Smith-Spark and Farai Sevenzo
The Supreme Court of Kenya has created history by cancelling last month’s Presidential Elections which incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta was declared victorious by the country’s Electoral Commission.The decision which followed a complaint by opposition leader Raila Odinga in the Country’s Highest Court claiming large scale fraud and rigging is the first of its kind in Africa.
After hearing both parties, the Supreme Court cancelled the contentious presidential election and ordered a new vote.Four out of Six Judges upheld a petition filed by opposition candidate Raila Odinga.”The …

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[29 Aug 2017 | No Comment | ]
At North West stormy Security meeting:  Governor Decries Frequent Ghost Towns, Insecurity

By Michael Ndi
The Governor of the North West Region H.E. Adolphe Lele L’Afrique has decried the high level of insecurity in the Region, calling on all and sundry to protect individuals and republican institutions from criminals and some lawless citizens. He said the dragnet of the vigilant security will soon swoop on criminals and delinquents and the law will take its course without mercy. He advised parents to warn their children to stay away from crime scenes by respecting the rule of law at all times.
Addressing a stormy security meeting …

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[29 Aug 2017 | No Comment | ]
Idenau Deputy Mayor dies in fatal motor accident

By Ayuk Tobias Oru
Like a thunderbolt striking an Iroko tree, so has the shocking news of the death of the Second Deputy Mayor of Idenau Council; Madam Tah Susanne M. nee Zumafor befallen the entire populace of the Municipality. Madam Tah met her untimely death at Mubange of the Debunscha-Idenau highway on Friday August 25, 2017 while rushing to answer duty-call in her office.
She is said to have attended a marriage ceremony at the Limbe I Council that morning, which involved very close relations. Duty-conscious as she was, she decided …

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[4 Aug 2017 | No Comment | ]
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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[3 Aug 2017 | One Comment | ]
U.S. Vice Consul warns in interview with The Star: Watch Out For Visa Fixers

The Vice Consul of the U.S. Consulate in the United States Embassy, Yaounde, Timothy Johnson has in an exclusive interview with The Star newspaper spoken of the urgent need to avoid Visa Fixers, their work load, processing of visa applications of different categories and the perennial difficulties they encounter in the execution of their rigorous duties from some applicants. He emphatically dwelled on the issues of visa applications, why some regular visitors to the United States are sometimes refused visas, increase in visa fee and the now cumbersome procedure of …

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[5 Jul 2017 | 3 Comments | ]
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 …