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[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 …

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[27 Sep 2016 | Comments Off on Ted Cruz endorses Donald Trump | ]
Ted Cruz endorses Donald Trump

Ted Cruz endorsed Donald Trump for the presidency Friday afternoon, a stunning turn of events after a contentious primary filled with nasty personal attacks and a dramatic snub at the Republican National Convention.
“After many months of careful consideration, of prayer and searching my own conscience, I have decided that on Election Day, I will vote for the Republican nominee, Donald Trump,” Cruz wrote in a Facebook post.
“A year ago, I pledged to endorse the Republican nominee, and I am honoring that commitment. And if you don’t want to see …

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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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[19 Sep 2016 | Comments Off on Hon. Mbanya, others donate 50 desks, didactic materials to PCHS Fiango | ]

By Ashu Manfred
In keeping with his election campaign promises to enhance and encourage the education of young Cameroonians, the SDF member of Parliament for Kumba central constituency, Hon. Mbanya Bolivie, Wednesday, September 7, 2016 donated 50 modern desks and other didactic materials to the Presbyterian Comprehensive High School, PCHS, Fiango, Kumba II Subdivision.
Hon. Mbanya who was accompanied to PCHS by a bloated SDF delegation disclosed that, the donations were in keeping with his campaign promises to enhance and encourage the education of young Cameroonians, who are the future leaders 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 …

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[19 Sep 2016 | Comments Off on CJA Vice President for Africa defines mission at VOA Washington DC meeting | ]
CJA Vice President for Africa defines mission at VOA Washington DC meeting

-Speaks of professionalism, partnership and Africa politics
By Nkong Ndem Peter
The Vice President of the Commonwealth Journalists Association (CJA) for Africa, HRH Chief Foanyi Nkemayang Paul has told the Voice of America (VOA) in Washington DC that after their elections in London last April, he and his team have kick-started activities to make CJA a rallying force for Journalists before their mandate comes to an end.
Speaking to VOA Managing Editor and Host for Day Break Africa James Butty, Chief Foanyi Nkemayang said the Commonwealth Journalists Association  was created in Canada …

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[13 Sep 2016 | Comments Off on Fadiga opens Cameroon FIFA club licensing seminar in collaboration with CAF | ]
Fadiga opens Cameroon FIFA club licensing seminar in collaboration with CAF

Representatives from 14 West African countries as well as clubs and other stakeholders have taken part in a club licensing seminar for member associations in the CAF Centre of Excellence in Cameroon. 
The two-day seminar, which was organised by FIFA in collaboration with CAF, was kicked off by the former Senegal international Khalilou Fadiga. The former Club Brugge and Auxerre star shared his experiences of European club football and explained how FIFA is working to implement a global licensing framework that sets minimum standards for clubs in key areas such …

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[13 Sep 2016 | Comments Off on Back-to-school: Limbe II Council donates didactic materials | ]
Back-to-school: Limbe II Council  donates  didactic materials

By Solomon Agborem
Didactic materials worth close to FCFA 1M have been donated to five Primary schools in Limbe II sub division. The donation of the school items were done last Friday, September 9,2016 at the Limbe II council hall, during a ceremony chaired by the First Deputy Mayor of the Council, Molongo Francis Wongo. 
Speaking at the hand-over ceremony of the materials to the representatives of the five schools notably:GS Batoke, GS Mokundange, GS Botaland, GS Wovia and GS Mokunda, First  Deputy Mayor, said the gesture was in respect of …

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[13 Sep 2016 | Comments Off on Cracks in Boko Haram ranks: 200 Fighters Surrender After Gun Battle | ]
Cracks in Boko Haram ranks: 200 Fighters Surrender  After Gun Battle

Stubborn armed militants who refused to surrender were slaughtered
By Loveline Ojong Tambe
Hundreds of Boko Haram fighters in Nigeria surrendered last Friday to the Nigerian army, according to multiple news reports. Two hundred soldiers gave themselves up in an apparent trend that has seen dozens of fighters in the militant organization’s ranks give themselves up over the past few weeks, The Star has learnt
The Nigerian Army had recently been ramping up its anti-Boko Haram tactics and rhetoric, including announcing last week that nearly 250 women and children had been liberated from the …

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[5 Sep 2016 | Comments Off on Nigeria, UK sign MoU on return of stolen assets | ]
Nigeria, UK sign MoU on return of stolen assets

The Federal Government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the British Government on the modalities for the return of Nigerian stolen assets. The Attorney-General of the Federation, Mr. Abubakar Malami, signed on behalf of the Federal Government in Abuja on Tuesday.
Malami said that the MoU reflected the desire and willingness of both countries to continue cooperation and mutual support. Malami said that this was in the responsible and transparent return of all recovered assets.
He outlined the objectives of the MoU to include the fact that the processes …