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[26 Sep 2017 | Comments Off on Time to Think About 2018 | ]

By Benjamin Et-Nchenge
There was something about the last presidential election in the US that is oddly reminiscent of Cameroon’s 2013 presidential polls. Many Americans, Democrats and Republicans alike, couldn’t quite fathom how the country’s two main parties ended up with candidates with such significant ethical or mental deficits and who inspired little popular enthusiasm. After eight years of Barack Obama’s presidency, one that restored gravitas, dignity, a humane touch and intelligence to the White House, there was a certain anxiety that the next president will be something of a letdown.
I …

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[26 Sep 2017 | Comments Off on Official recognition of file-fighters, necessary | ]

By Ayuk Tobias Oru
Talking about West Cameroon in his letter to the government of Cameroon at the point of his resignation from any public office, Dr. J.N. Foncha stated: “Our socio-economic system, as far as I know, was far better understood and fast developing than what was experienced in East Cameroon, even after reunification. Our administrative system was clear and precise, with safeguards and enough ‘ checks and balances’; and it was only left for us to make it understood and appreciated by all concerned, rather than the ‘trial and …

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[26 Sep 2017 | Comments Off on Biya advocates peace in UN speech, fails to mention Anglophone problem | ]
Biya advocates peace in UN speech, fails to mention Anglophone problem

By Mbong Peter
As English-speaking Cameroonians took to the streets in mass protests in the country with demonstrations at the United Nations on September 22, 2017 against marginalization and miss treatment, President Paul Biya mounted the podium at the United Nations in a speech that he failed to mention the Anglophone problem.
In his speech that traumatized many Cameroonians especially Anglophones from the North West and South West Regions, Mr. Biya failed to mention the Anglophone crisis rocking the two Regions that has left many dead. Rather, he concentrated on Boko Haram …

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[26 Sep 2017 | Comments Off on Classes in Kumba operating on “Campus B” no flag, no national anthem, no prayers | ]

By Ashu Manfred
With school resumption in Kumba and other parts of Meme Division for the 2017/2018 academic year still timid most schools are now operating on “Campus B,” The Star has learnt.
The term Campus B refers to schools operating in concealment or in private homes. According to the Principals of one of the Mission schools in Fiango Kumba II Subdivision his school is operating on Campus B.
He further added that his school and other mission institutions are operating in Campus B for fear of being burnt down by some individuals …

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[26 Sep 2017 | Comments Off on National Communication Council: New sanctions slammed on Media Organs, Journalists for breach professional ethics | ]
National Communication Council: New sanctions slammed on Media Organs, Journalists for breach professional ethics

By Theodore M. Ndze
Cameroon’s National Communication Council (NCC) has slammed sanctions on several Media Organs and Journalists for violating ethical rules and deontology of the Journalism profession in the country.
Meeting in its 18th ordinary session September 12, 2017 in Yaoundé, the Council examined 24 cases and petitions against ailing Journalists and their media organs.
A Press Release issued September 21, 2017 by NCC President, Peter Essoka, detailed the decisions taken at the end of deliberations. The Council sanctioned 21 media houses found guilty for various professional offences. It also suspended over …

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[26 Sep 2017 | Comments Off on PRAYER FOR GOD’S INTERVENTION, FOR PEACE IN CAMEROON, AFRICA AND THE WORLD ON THE WORLD PEACE DAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2017 | ]
PRAYER FOR GOD’S INTERVENTION, FOR PEACE IN CAMEROON, AFRICA AND THE WORLD ON THE WORLD PEACE DAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2017

By Barrister Nico Halle
Father of glory, we come before You with heartfelt petitions as those who, though unworthy, have been justified and ransomed by Your grace.
Father of peace, wethank You for our relationship with You which gives us confident assurance that You hear us always when we come to You in prayer with contrite hearts.
Father God, we praise You and declare that Your name is hallowed in all the earth and we bless and exalt Your name for You are omniscient, omnipotent and omnipresent- the Alpha and the Omega.
Gracious Father, …

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[26 Sep 2017 | Comments Off on One killed, two wounded in massive Meme protest march -Ambazonian flags hoisted, displayed as thousands march through the streets | ]
One killed, two wounded in massive Meme protest march -Ambazonian flags hoisted, displayed as thousands march through the streets

By Ashu Manfred
As if propelled by some mystical and spiritual forces, the entire Anglophone population of Meme Division, including women, men, children, cripples, Friday September 22, 2017 took to the streets to protest against what they termedthe Anglophone marginalization by the Francophone dominated Yaounde regime.
The protesters carrying placards, the peace plants(nkeng) the Southern Cameroons/Ambazonia flags, and other identification paraphernalia also took to the streets, quarters and other nook and crannies of the Division chanting freedom and liberation songs.
In Kumba, after protesting infront of the SDO’s Office, the protesters went toHon. …

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[26 Sep 2017 | Comments Off on Media in Cameroon, take a rear view of self -Veteran Journalist Meuma Meombo | ]
Media in Cameroon, take a rear view of self        -Veteran Journalist Meuma Meombo

By Benjamin Et-Nchenge
In spite of the enormous challenges, the Cameroon media is discharging its constitutional role of supporting the goals and objectives of the Cameroonian people by providing regular information to the people, exposing corruption, injustice, double standards and non-performance and fighting tyranny and anti-democratic tendencies. The media has not always allowed political leaders to do just what they like. The Cameroonian media has very often challenged the excesses of the government and do hold the government accountable to the people from time to time. As Meuma Meumbo popularly called …

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[26 Sep 2017 | Comments Off on Public Announcement | ]
Public Announcement

Mr. EWI Valery of New Bell in Douala announces the disappearance of his niece DAISY CLAIRE NNAM MIH, age 14 years. She is 1.40cm tall, fair in completion and has short black hair. She was last seen at New Bell neighborhood same day, September 17, 2017 around 12.30pm. Before leaving her family home in New Bell, she was wearing a black trouser, white polo T-shirt and red Nike trainer shoes.
The MIH’s family is deeply concern about her well-being. As such, they are pleading with anyone who finds her to please …

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[26 Sep 2017 | Comments Off on MTN Foundation offers scholarships to underprivileged children -School fees, didactic materials, libraries and protection clothing provided to over 2.500students in the 10 Regions of Cameroon, says MTN Press Release below. | ]
MTN Foundation offers scholarships to underprivileged children  -School fees, didactic materials, libraries and protection clothing provided to over 2.500students in the 10 Regions of Cameroon, says MTN Press Release below.

MTN Foundation, first corporate foundation in Cameroon, announces its new formula of providing support in the enrolment of underprivileged children. This new approachimplemented since the 2017-2018 back-to-school, shall enable to assist more than 2500 students throughout the 10 regions of Cameroon.
On one hand, MTN Foundation offers scholarships to 2100 children in the Logone and Chari division, Far North Region of Cameroon. This is the continuation of an initiative launched in 2013 to take care of the primary education of less privileged children, mainly girls, of this education priority zone.
On the …