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[26 Sep 2017 | Comments Off on Terrorists scare rocks Cameroon: 3 bombs explode in Bamenda, 1 in Douala within 3 weeks | ]
Terrorists scare rocks Cameroon: 3 bombs explode in Bamenda, 1 in Douala within 3 weeks

By Betangacho Lekelefac
Bamenda, a once peaceful and welcoming town of Cameroon is becoming dreadful, especially with the beginning of the social unrest in the country captioned“The Anglophone Crisis”. Since November 2016 that the Anglophone problem gained popularity, the town of Bamenda has been moving from one manifestation to another, necessitating peace keeping forces. Presently, Bamenda could be likened to a military barrack considering the number of law enforcement agents deployed in that town. Ironically, this has created no impact as severe incidents keep occurring, thereby putting to question the presence …

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[26 Sep 2017 | Comments Off on Cameroonians can now earn valid University degrees through work experience | ]

By Ashu Manfred
Experience they say is the best teacher. It is against that background that Dr. Tikum Mbah Azonga in a press briefing with pressmen in Kumba on Thursday September 14, 2017 introduced to them someone can earn valid and recognized university degrees through work experience.
Addressing the pressmen Dr. Tikum Mbah Azonga, University Lecturer and Journalist said it is a pleasure for him to introduce the programme first to his colleagues to stand by him.
These degrees which entails no return to school, no more exams, no research, no thesis, defence …

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[26 Sep 2017 | Comments Off on Three Human Rights organization demand release of 3 Students jailed for 10 years over Boko Haram joke | ]

By Mbonge Peter
Three Human Rights organization have jointly issued a Press Release demanding the unconditional release of three students who were jailed for 10 years each by the Military Court in Yaounde for a Boko Haram joke.
The groups have called on the Cameroon government to release the students who are still very young so that they can continue their educational pursuit and contribute to nation building in their own way. They were confident an appeal against the military verdict is finally being heard and prayed the youngsters should be released.
Many …

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[26 Sep 2017 | Comments Off on S.G. of Limbe City Council survives armed robbers’ attack -RAV 4 stolen as he is tied to the ground | ]
S.G. of Limbe City Council survives armed robbers’ attack  -RAV 4 stolen as he is tied to the ground

By Solomon Agborem
The Secretary General of the Limbe City Council Nkongho Charles Arrey was last Monday September 18, 2017 attacked by armed robbers at his Batoke residence who came searching for alleged circa FCFA 20 Million they claimed was in the keeping of the Secretary General.
The Star gathered in a chat with LCC Secretary General Arrey Nkongho that the attack started at 7:22 pm Monday when he just returned from work and was in his living room about to have super when the lights in his residence went off. “I …

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[26 Sep 2017 | Comments Off on Horror in North West: Santa Mayor dies doing sports, two years after wife | ]
Horror in North West: Santa Mayor dies doing sports, two years after wife

By Michael Ndi
Wonders they say shall never end. The Mayor of Santa, Khan Elroy Moses Payn has been reported dead. He collapsed and died while doing sports in his Municipality in Santa Sub Division on the morning of Friday 15, 2017. His mortal remains were conveyed to the Saint Mary Catholic Mortuary Akum after all attempts to resuscitate him failed.
Mayor Khan Elroy Payn was a retired Pay Master General of North West Region. After his retirement, he became the North West President of Union Council of Cities of Cameroon (UCCC). …

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[26 Sep 2017 | Comments Off on Meme SDO threatens to shutdown shops, businesses that observe ghost town | ]

By Nkongho John
The Senior Divisional Officer of Meme Division in the South West Region has said come Monday September 25, 2017, shops and other businesses in Kumba that respect ghost town will remain permanently sealed. Ntou’ou Ndong Chamberlin issued the threat on Tuesday September 19, while installing Safou Roger as the new Divisional Officer of Kumba l Sub Division. Safou Roger former Chief of Cabinet at the Littoral Governor’s office took over from Foumoumbot Duala Charles transferred to Tonga in the West Region in the same capacity.
In his welcome address, …

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[26 Sep 2017 | Comments Off on NCC sanctions La Metro, L’Anecdote for falsehood against Semme Water D.G. | ]

By Theodore M. Ndze
The National Communication Council (NCC) has slammed three months suspension on La Metro, newspaper and its Publisher as well as one month suspension for L’ Anecdote newspaper and a reporter Martial Thadee Owona for publishing falsehood against the General Manager of Semme Mineral Water Mr. Seme Noungon that he owed a debt he could not pay and was arrested and detained.
After listening to the facts of the case, the two media houses were found guilty and suspended because the information they published was false and malicious. The …

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[26 Sep 2017 | One Comment | ]
Millions march for Ambazonia in South West/North West: Mass Protests Shock Gov’t

By Mbong Peter
The clarion call for mass protests in all the Divisions of the two Anglophone Regions of Cameroon by the Southern Cameroons Governing Council has shocked the government as millions of English-speaking Cameroonians passing for Ambazonians flooded the streets in unshakable show of numerical strength against the government they
accused of marginalization and deprived treatment and neglect.The mass protests that took place on Friday September 22, 2017, meant to coincide with President Paul Biya’s address at the 72nd General Assembly of the United Nations saw m
en, women,children in major towns …

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[19 Sep 2017 | Comments Off on Google sued over sex discrimination | ]

Three women who used to work at Google have filed a lawsuit against the technology giant, alleging it pays women less than men for comparable work.
The suit says Google is aware of the situation, but has not moved to fix it. It comes as companies in Silicon Valley face growing scrutiny over gender relations.
Google is also under investigation by the US Department of Labour over its pay practices.
“It is time to stop ignoring these issues in tech,” said Kelly Ellis, a former software engineer at Google and one of the …

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[19 Sep 2017 | Comments Off on French Supplier of Kenya vote system says being scapegoated | ]
French Supplier of Kenya vote system says being scapegoated

By Helen Nyambura-Mwaura
A French digital-security company whose equipment was used in Kenya’s Presidential Election reiterated that its systems weren’t tampered with to rig the outcome, calling the accusations an attempt to shift blame for a vote the nation’s Supreme Court nullified.
OT-Morpho said an internal audit of its equipment conducted after the Supreme Court annulled the August 8 Presidential Election found no foul play. The company provided two electronic systems that identified Kenyan voters and transmitted election results from almost 41,000 polling stations to a central tallying center.
The opposition National Super …