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[19 Sep 2017 | No Comment | ]
Government embraces ‘KAIZEN’ concept to boost small businesses

By Solomon Agborem
Businessmen and women in the South West Region have been called upon to make use of the Small and Medium Size Enterprises promotion agency established by the government to assist small businesses in the country.
The call was made recently by the Deputy General Manager of the Agency, Ewusi Eric during a one day workshop for small business owners that held at the Handicraft Village in Bonadikombo, Mile Four, Limbe.
‘The mission of the Agency is to provide an enabling environment for existing businesses to know the various incentives available …

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By Michael Ndi
The presence of scores of soldiers has continued to inundate schools in North West and despite that, no schools are on-going. In Sacred Heart College, Mankon, CPC, Bali, and other lay Private schools, soldiers have continued to answer present in their large numbers.
Besides these heavy armed soldiers, vigilant groups are equally making their presence felt everywhere in town.
During the visit of the Minister of Secondary Education, Jean Ngalle Bibehe, all the stakeholders of schools, beginning with the PTA, School Proprietors and Traditional Rulers, called on Forces of Law …

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By Agbor Johnson
The Cameroon Common Law Lawyers meeting called by the Executive of the Bar Council in the South West and North West Regions and slated for Mamfe on Saturday September 23, 2017 may be running into some unexpected snags.
The Star gathered that the Divisional Officer (D.O) for Mamfe Malafa Mochi Johnson in his Permit warned of the necessity for public peace and said the Convenors will be held accountable if there was a breakdown of the law during their meeting.
Trouble started when the Representative of the Bar Council for …

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Justice Ayah spits fire after release from detention   -Says FCFA 100 billion claim from government is small

By Mbong Peter
The leader of the Popular Action Party (PAP) Hon. Ayah Paul Abine has said that he will continue to fight until Cameroon achieve what the people want. Speaking to the media days after his release, Justice Ayah said Cameroon is a State of Law and Cameroonians no matter where they come from must be listened to by the government of Paul Biya. He reiterated that the Anglophone problem is no joking matter as the country may never be the same again if Biya does not address the ongoing …

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By Nkongho John
Many Division in the South West Region once docile but now championing the Anglophone cause is now become restive and volatile. Youths in Ndekwai in Eyumojock Subdivision have threatened to desecrate tradition if their parents swear juju to enable schools to resume.
Ndekwai is the village of the late Assistant secretary General at the presidency of the Republic Prof. Peter Agbor Tabi.
The incident occurred following the recent meetings organized by Manyu elite in Mamfe, the Administrative headquarters to drum up support for the successful resumption of the 2017/2018 Academic …

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By Ashu Manfred
The South West Elite Association (SWELA) has appealed to President Paul Biya to release the rest of the Anglophone detainees held in various jails in the Cameroon.
In the letter dated September 4, 2017 and channeled through the Senior Divisional Officer of Meme, SWELA Meme branch through the Assistant Secretary General Prince Nasako Daniel Molondo appreciated President Paul Biya for releasing some Anglophones who were arrested in connection with the recent violence in the two English Speaking Regions of Cameroon.
Without mentioning or explaining the crimes committed by the released …

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[19 Sep 2017 | No Comment | ]
Top IMF Official end three day evaluation Mission to Cameroon

By Johnson Akoh
The visiting Deputy Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Mitsuhiro Furusawa has ended a three day working visit to the country.
During an audience granted by Cameroon’s Minister of Finance, H.E. Alamine Ousmane Mey, the IMF official saluted the country’s resilience and progress in the face of the rising fiscal and external imbalances.
He admitted that the falling prices of commodities and the lack of public finances in the Central African Sub Region have not made things easier for the country.
The IMF approved a three-year arrangement under the …

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By Benjamin Et-Nchenge
Furnished apartment owners are encouraged to boost the tourism sector by getting schooled on what make such apartments attractive to tourists at the Divisional Delegation of Tourism and Leisure, Fako.
In a chat with The Star last weekend, the Divisional Delegate for Tourism and Leisure in Fako, George Musonge Luma, said there was urgent need for this to be because, “As we expect a plethora of tourists come the upcoming soccer jamboree in the months ahead, there is need for furnished apartment owners to know what good services to …

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By Ashu Manfred
Despite claims by some government officials who are interested in keeping their jobs that schools have fully resumed in Kumba, the contrary is true.
Barely two weeks into schools resumption less than 30% of the schools in Kumba, according to a senior education official are functional. The few schools that are even functional are public schools with most of the pupils or students attending in assorted dresses and clothes.
The doors of the lay private and mission schools still remain closed, despite the fact that the school authorities had prepared …

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Lebialem Division suffers second natural disaster in weeks      -Three fatalities recorded, property worth millions of francs lost

By Nkong Ndem Peter
In just over a month, Lebialem Division has been plagued by two major natural disasters, living three people dead, several injured and property worth FCFA millions lost.
Last August, the people of Esso Attah in Fontem Sub Division were visited by a strange mudslide that killed a Village Chief, destroyed several homes, wreaked farmlands by vomiting mud and unearthing king size rocks. The scenario was larva like and very demonic in nature. Water catchments in the entire Esso Attah Fondom were all destroyed as the population will be …