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By Benjamin Et-Nchenge
Indeed, when a nation is in turmoil, those who have faith in God must pray. Given clear indices that Cameroon is in turmoil, we pray: Gracious God, grant that our leaders become wise, and the wise become our leaders. But it would be irresponsible fideism to simply pray and fold our arms. Those who pray must think, and, having sought and obtained answers to right questions, they must act intelligently.
As Cameroon passes from one turbulent season to another, it has become inescapable to inquire: what is the quality …

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By Ayuk Tobias Oru
Having presided over a series of though-provoking matters that morning, the judged asked for the next case to be presented. It happened to be a divorce issue, so he asked the husband, the appellant: “Will you tell the court the main problem between you and your wife which has prompted you to seek this separation? – I will, my lord, he started, adjusting his suit as a true gentleman. It was about the football match which we lost to Egypt last week… “He stopped automatically. The entire …

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Batoke: A model of Multi-culturalism

By Solomon Agborem
One of the 26 tribal groups present in Batoke village in Limbe II Sub-Division has described the community as a melting pot of multiculturalism and national integration.
This came from the Bassa tribe recently in a ceremony that took place at the Chief’s Palace in Batoke where a Prince from the Longtom family, Prince Biyaga Philippe Vincent, came to present himself to the Royal father of Batoke.
Addressing the people of Batoke, Mbonbog Ntamack the head of the Longtom family said their son had lived in Batoke for more than …

The Star Newsline »

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By Theodore Mih Ndze
The Federal Government says it has commenced investigation to uncover the importers of three consignments containing 140 species of snakes and 660 other animals imported into Nigeria from Cameroon.
The News Agency of Nigeria recalls that the Nigeria Customs Service on July 26 intercepted three consignments containing 140 species of snakes and 660 other animals in Calabar, Cross River State.
The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Audu Ogbeh, told journalists in Abuja on Friday that the Nigerian Agricultural Quarantine Service (NAQS) had been directed to commence the investigation …

Foreign News, The Star Newsline »

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Wife of President Trump’s new Communications Director files for divorce -Protesting husband’s appointment to the White House

The wife of the newly appointed Communications Director of the White House Anthony Scaramucci Mrs Deidre Ball has filed for divorce after three years of marriage because of her husband’s political ambition towards United States President Donald Trump, The New York Post has reported.
Mrs Ball, who worked as a Vice President for Sky Bridge Capital, the firm founded by Scaramucci in 2005, reportedly “despises” President Donald Trump, according to the report.
Trump’s new Communications Director Scaramucci and Deidre Ball were said to have started dating in 2011 and married in 2014.
“Deidre …

The Star Newsline »

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Media professionals drilled on Peace Journalism

By Solomon Agborem
Media professionals drawn from both the public and private media organs in the South West Region have been equipped with the necessary skills to cover stories during period of crisis and social unrest with a view to creating an enabling environment for peace and social cohesion. The workshop organized by the Cameroon Community Media Network, the U.S Embassy, the Centre for Global Peace and the PCC held July 28-29, 2017 at the Synod Office in Buea.
The workshop attended by over 40 participants, focused on Peace Journalism and Electoral …

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LECUDO Limbe agog as Chief Foanyi Nkemayang celebrates Five State Medals

By Benjamin Et-Nchenge
The Chief Executive Officer of The Star Media House, Limbe, President of the Commonwealth Journalists Association (CJA) Cameroon and Vice President of the Commonwealth Journalists Association (CJA) Africa; HRH Chief Foanyi Nkemayang Paul, was last Sunday honoured by the Lebang Cultural and Development Organisation (LECUDO),Limbe in recognition of Five State Medals he has been decorated with between 2012 to 2017 by the State of Cameroon. He was decorated with the Knight of the Cameroon National Order of Valour in 2012, three Labour Medals of Gold, Silver Gilt and …

The Star Newsline »

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By Michael Ndi
Catholic, Presbyterian and Baptist school authorities in North West Region have unanimously decided to promote all students to the next class come 2017/2018 academic year.
According to the Communication Officer of the Catholic Church, Tata Mbuy, the promotion is optional, meaning that those who want their children to repeat are free. He however said holiday classes will be given to the children to make up the lost classes.
The Star gathered that other mission schools like the Presbyterian and Baptist school authorities will also promote all their students to the …

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Odu Ndep: From Politician to Statesman

By Benjamin Et-Nchenge
Citizen Odu Ndep Moses, the erstwhile Mayor of Eyumojock Council is quiet, self – effacing, media-shy but dynamic. He is gentle and unassuming to the extent that he could easily be classified as a man who cannot hurt a fly. This quiet and simple disposition as a man not given to the loudness and pomposity of the average Cameroonian politician has become a defining factor in his political career. For those very close to him, Ndep believes that it is not important for one to advertise oneself. This …

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By Ashu Manfred
The population of Kumba, Tuesday July 18, 2017 joined the international community to celebrate its first Mandela Day with a call for African leaders to emulate the virtues of the legendary South African Leader.
The celebration was organized by the TWIN-Me Foundation (The Woman In Me Foundation) and Close The Gap. The one is a national female advocacy organization, while the latter is a handicap rights association.
Prior to the celebration, members of the two groups carried out human investment activities in some public and private institutions in Kumba. Mandela …