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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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[19 Sep 2016 | Comments Off on Boko Haram, IS using WhatsApp, Facebook to sell women into sex slavery -Report | ]

This report by JAMES COCKAYNE, head of United Nations University Office of the United Nations, details how terror groups have taken to social media to sell their female victims into slavery.
The members of the United Nations Security Council hear terrible stories from conflict zones with alarming frequency. So it takes a truly horrific tale to bring them to tears.
Yet as officials in the Council listened in December to Nadia Murad Basee Taha bravely recount her torturous ordeal as an Islamic State sex slave, some wept openly. When she fell silent, …

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[19 Sep 2016 | Comments Off on PAN AFRICAN INSTITUTE FOR DEVELOPMENT | ]

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[13 Sep 2016 | Comments Off on COMATHRA to analyse needs of modern day slavery victims | ]

By Ashu Manfred
A two day workshop Friday 2 – 3 September 2016 organised by the rights group committee for the Fight Against Human Trafficking and Rights Abuse COMATHRA to analyse the Business needs of victims of Modern Day slavery / Human Trafficking has ended in Kumba the Economic capital of the Southwest region.
The workshop brought together Over 20girls (Kuwait girls) from all over the Southwest region, who have firsthand experience of torture, rape and other forms of slavery in Kuwait, Duabi, Saudi Arabia and other Moslem countries in the middle …

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[17 Aug 2016 | Comments Off on CJA-Cameroon adopts revised Articles of Association | ]
CJA-Cameroon adopts revised Articles of Association

By Solomon Agborem
The Commonwealth Journalists Association (CJA)-Cameroon has adopted the revised Articles of Association, Internal Rules and Regulations, agreed on Membership and Annual Dues and the template for CJA Press Card from UK, paving the way for the Elective General Assembly slated for October 29, 2016. Meeting in Limbe on August 9, 2016, Executive Members reaffirmed the date for the General Assembly to hold in Buea.
During the executive meeting that lasted about four hours, the association’s Legal Adviser Barrister Maurice Welabi was praised for drafting the water tight Articles of …

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[19 Mar 2014 | Comments Off on PRESS RELEASE: LIMBE FESTIVAL OF ARTS AND CULTURE – LIMBE FESTAC | ]

REGISTRATION MODALITIES FOR MARATHON ANNOUNCED
The Chairperson of the sub committee for Sports of the Limbe Festival of Arts and Culture, Mme Ekombe Pascaline has made available conditions for registration for the Limbe City Njalla Quan International Marathon which is being organized as part of the activities of the FESTAC
– Each prospective athlete shall pay registration
fee of 2,000frs CFA
– A medical certificate of not more than three
months is demanded from each applicant
Registration points
1. For the North West Region
– Divisional Delegation of Sports Mezam by
the S.G of the North West Athletics Federation.
–  …

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[12 Sep 2013 | Comments Off on Public Notice: PAMOL Plantations Plc award scholarships to workers’ children and surrounding villages | ]

PAMOL Plantations Plc is offering scholarships to children of workers in its Estates and surrounding villages of Bai, Lobe and Ndian Estates. This offer includes children of primary schools (class 6 only), secondary schools and university students.
The break down of this offer is as follows:
BAI Estate
Twelve (12) children to benefit one hundred and fifty thousand (150.000) francs in class six primary school, and ten (10) children to benefit three hundred thousand (300.000) francs in secondary school while six (6) students will benefit three hundred thousand (300,000) in universities.
LOBE Estate
Twenty (20) …

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[6 Jun 2013 | Comments Off on Republic of Central Africa: Arrest Warrant For Bozize – Will Biya hand over former colleague? | ]
Republic of Central Africa: Arrest Warrant For Bozize – Will Biya hand over former colleague?

By Theodore Mih Ndze
The new government of the Central African Republic has issued an international arrest warrant for former President Francois Bozize Yangouvonda.
The country’s public prosecutor, Alain Tolmo told reporters in Bangui on Friday that the deposed president has been accused of kidnappings, murder, crimes against humanity, and incitement. to genocide.
The prosecutor added that Bozize’s crimes fall under the jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court, but he did not say if the government has plans to forward the case to the ICC.
“There were multiple assassinations, numbering 22 for the …

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[30 May 2013 | Comments Off on FCFA 154 billion to construct 20km Yaounde -Nsimalen Motorway | ]
FCFA 154 billion to  construct 20km Yaounde -Nsimalen Motorway

By Theodore M. Ndze
Work on the Yaoundé – Nsimalen motorway that is 20km long is expected to begin by September this year. The motorway which would cost an estimated FCFA 154 billion shall be constructed in two stretches: the rural zone stretch from Nsimalen to Ahala and the urban zone stretch from Ahala to the John Paul II Boulevard below the Yaoundé Conference Centre. The information was made public last week by the Minister of Housing Urban Development Housing, Jean Claude Mbwentchou after visiting the urban zone stretch of the …

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[30 May 2013 | Comments Off on CAMAIR-CO to redynamise activities | ]
CAMAIR-CO to redynamise activities

By Eddy Etawo
Cameroon’s only Air Transport Company (CAMAIR-CO), last weekend organized a two day conference to brainstorm on strategies to redynamise the company. The first ever Commercial conference which ended with the signing of a convention between CAMAIR-CO and stakeholders took place at the BANO Palace Hotel in Douala.
The copiously attended conference was chaired by the commercial supervisor of CAMAIR-CO, Thiery Gervais Gango and brought together stakeholders, experts who tried to capture the future of the Transport Agency as well as take stock of what is happening in all sectors …