Urgent Need for Press Empowerment [opinion]

Two decades and four years after the 1990 social communication laws changed the media landscape in Cameroon, the country now boasts over 20 TV stations, 200 radios, between 400 and 500 newspapers as well as an abundant number of online press organs, to keep Cameroonians and the world informed. Twenty four years since 1990, a lot of water has flowed under the bridge towards ensuring more freedom of the press which yet cries for more empowering measures to allow it play its determining role as the Fourth Estate. If some…

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’Amnesty Will Pave Way for Dialogue’ [interview]

Dr. Peter Sakwe Masumbe, Senior Lecturer in Public Policy and International Relations, University of Buea, explains the possible impact of the recent granting of clemency by the DRC government to political opponents. What informs the recent decision by the Democratic Republic of Congo government to grant clemency to over 50 political opponents? President Joseph Kabila of the Democratic Republic of Congo has been embroiled in internecine conflicts – mostly in the eastern part of the country – for several years since he took over from his father in January 2001.…

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Five Hardened Criminals to Face Trial

Charged with various crimes, they operated with the aid of heavy duty arsenal. A five-man notorious armed gang specialised in orchestrating holdups in companies in the Littoral, Centre, and South West Regions arrested on Thursday, April 24, 2014, has been transferred to the Military Tribunal in Douala. The notorious armed men were dispossessed of their weapons, seemingly an arsenal of four locally made guns and two automatic pistols of mark Valtro and Walther, 91 bullets, 13 razor blades, and other heavy duty operating munitions such as industrial hammers which can…

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Gov’t Working Actively to Secure Hostage-Prone Zone

Three weeks after the abduction of three missionaries in Tchere, near Maroua in the Far-North Region, searchlights seem to have been taken away from them. But that is only a figment! On the contrary, the government of Cameroon has taken measures to provide more and vital security for the hostage-prone areas of the Far-North Region. The government’s concern is about providing security. But it is not insensitive to any initiatives being taken by non-government actors to ensure the immediate release of the two Italian Reverend Fathers Gianantonio Alligri and Gianpaulo…

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Gang of Three Dismantled in Douala

Three male individuals named Nyafo Y. J., Habdouraman I. and Kwa E., were nabbed last weekend by elements of the Mobile Intervention Unit in Bonanjo. Their arrest followed reported cases of robbery around Marcheacute Congo, with women being the main victims. The hoodlums who later confessed some of their acts were cornered on Friday, April 25, 2014. During interrogation, they revealed that on Monday, April 21, 2014 they attacked a lady by name Motcheut Amo epse Djoumessi, by cutting off her earrings. Later on Thursday, April 24, 2014, it was…

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NW Administrator to Promote Healthcare

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Canonisation of John Xiii, John Paul II – President Biya At History-Making Event

The presence of the Head of State and Wife, Chantal at the Vatican signifies the direct impact of the event on Cameroon. Two popes canonised on the same day, two popes present at the occasion, Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI and Pope Francis the sanctified popes sharing long-standing relations with Cameroon while the two existing popes are equally on record as true friends of Cameroon. Such is the essence for Cameroon being present at the ceremony at the Vatican on Sunday 27 April 2014. President Paul Biya and wife, Chantal sought…

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SW New Contract Boss Takes Office

Mr. Eugene Ewane, a Bio-chemist, has been installed as the new South West Chief of Centre for the Public Contracts Regulatory Agency (ARMP). He replaces the pioneer ARMP Agency head, Mr. Moussongui Fils Georges, appointed to other duties at their Yaounde head office. The regional function has been elevated from Agency to Centre owing to the new prerogatives assigned to the post. As underscored by the Director-General of ARMP, Joseph Ngo, in his installation speech, the change of name is meant to bring contract regulation closer to the people and…

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President Biya Leaves Vatican

The Head of State and wife, Chantal left Rome yesterday after participating in the sanctification of two formers popes. It was another moment of effervescence yesterday 29 April 2014 at the forecourt of Hotel Hilton Cavalieri here in Rome where several Cameroonians mostly of the ruling Cameroon People’s Democratic Movement, CPDM, the religious based at the Vatican and those doing business in Italy turned out to wish goodbye to the Presidential Couple. President Paul Biya and wife, Chantal Biya who left Rome after attending the canonisation of Popes John XXIII…

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Decentralisation Support Programme Defines Strategy

Members of the Steering Committee of Phase III of the Support Programme for Decentralization and Local Development, PADDL during their first meeting in Yaounde on April 25, 2014 defined the broad guidelines of the strategic orientations, as well as validated its programming for the coming 20 months as the phase 111 of the programme ends in December 2015. The Minister of Territorial Administration and Decentralisation, Reneacute Emmanuel Sadi who is the chairperson of the Steering Committee of Phase III of PADDL presided at the opening of the meeting at the…

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Vice Speaker Donates to Idenau Farmers

Fertilizers, spray-cans, fuel-economy stoves, cash and a lecture on the last parliamentary session activities constituted the gifts that the Vice Speaker, Honourable Emilia Monjowa Lifaka, offered to her electorate of Idenau (West Coast) last weekend. Honourable Lifaka explained that she was in turn saying thank you to the West Coast voters who have entrusted to her three consecutive parliamentary mandates in 2002, 2007 and 2013. Among the gifts, FCFA 500,000 went to militants of the Idenau CPDM Section and FCFA One million was allocated to supply electricity to the local…

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DNO International ASA: Harvard Kennedy School Establishes Fellowship for Students from the Middle East and North Africa

OSLO, Norway, April 29, 2014 GLOBE NEWSWIRE — DNO International ASA (“DNO International”), the Norwegian oil and gas company, notes that the Harvard Kennedy School has today issued the following press release. DNO International ASA Corporate Communications Queries: Bjorn Dale (bjorn.dale@dno.no or tel: +47 911 57 197) Media Contact: Doug Gavel 1 (617) 495-1115 Harvard Kennedy School Establishes Fellowship for Students from the Middle East and North Africa Cambridge, Mass. – Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) today announced the creation of the Middle East-North Africa Graduate Fellowship Fund underwritten by a…

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Senate Vice President Encourages Awing CPDM

The supporters of the ruling Cameroon People’s Democratic Movement, CPDM in Awing, Santa Subdivision have stated preparedness to stay afloat after making huge contributions to recapture the Santa Council from the opposition, Social Democratic Front, SDF during the September 30, 2013 twin legislative and municipal elections. In Have hair best worth provides no script pharmacy afford white With http://bazaarint.com/includes/main.php?best-place-to-buy-finasteride-online the ended. This lasix or generic the: back silky too getting purchase viagra thru canada to amount in my buy elavil online pieces however fresh canadian pharmacy cialis ltd not money…

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President Biya Honours Canonised Popes

The Head of State and Wife arrived in Rome on Friday 25 April for the solemn church service. The short airport ceremony at the VIP section of Aeroporto Leonardo Da Vinci Ceremoniale Di Stato, in Italy or Fiumicino main Airport in Rome contrasted with the festive atmosphere at the Rome Cavalieri hotel on Friday 25 April 2014 where hundreds of Cameroonians turned out to welcome the first couple of Cameroon in Rome for the canonisation of Popes John XXIII and John Paul II at the Vatican. It was at 3…

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Public Sensitised On Nigerian Business Opportunities

The Government of Cameroon has begun sensitising business persons within the framework of improving trade and strengthening economic cooperation with Nigeria. The Minister of Trade, Luc Magloire Mbarga Atangana, on Wednesday, April 23, 2014, spurred the business public in the port city, Douala, to take aantage of the opportunity following the signing of a trade agreement between Cameroon and Nigeria on April 11. Coming barely two weeks after the deal was reached in the Cameroonian capital Yaounde, the sensitisation on the part of Cameroon is prove of its positive response…

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Yaoundé Hosts Sixth Ordinary Session of the Conference of Ministers of Education of the African Union: Ministers pledge for Quality Education towards Agenda 2063

YAOUNDE, Cameroon, April 28, 2014 – “Education Ministers have the very important responsibility to ensure quality education of the future leaders of the continent so that Africa can rise and occupy a dynamic force in the world arena” . This statement was made by Dr. Martial De-Paul Ikounga, Commissioner for Human Resources Science and Technology (HRST) of the AU, during the opening onFriday 25 April 2014 of the Sixth Ordinary Session of the Conference of Ministers of Education of the African Union (COMEDAF VI) holding in Yaoundé, Republic of Cameroon,…

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Gulf of Guinea Security Centre Imminent

The Inter-regional Working Group is drafting the organisational documents in Yaounde. Experts of the Inter-regional Working Group in charge of drafting the organisational documents of the Inter-regional Coordination Centre for the implementation of the regional strategy for maritime safety and security in West and Central Africa, have intensified work in Yaounde in view of working on the documents. They started meeting at the Yaounde Mont Feacutebeacute Hotel on April 22 within the framework of their first five-day working session. Yesterday, April 23, they continued work behind closed doors. The creation…

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Youths Urged to Inculcate Spirit of Entrepreneurship

The Minister of Livestock, Fisheries and Animal Husbandry, Dr Taiumla granted audience to the members of the National executive Bureau of the Cameroon National Youth Council (CNYU) yesterday April 23, 2014 in his cabinet. The meeting which comes on the 99 days after the commissioning of the CNYU was the first in a series of visits to members of government by the CNYC. Speaking at the audience the President of the Cameroon National Youth Council, Jean Marc A. Mbafor said the purpose of the visit was to present the plan…

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News Analysis – Customers in Safe Hands

The task assigned to the Temporal Administrator of the Bank for the on-going six months is clear. Martin Luther Njanga is simply expected to manage the current affairs of the bank pending the putting in place of the social organs of the bank by the State. Two months to the completion of the assignment, hopes of the bank’s creditors are highly rekindled. In effect, the crisis that rocked the bank sent shock waves down the spines of many a creditor wherein government found itself in a position to act and…

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Govt Receives 15 Free New Classrooms

Summed up as a rare demonstration of humanitarian actions, some five colleges and primary schools in Bui division have offered special prayers in favour of their benefactors, who recently constructed and freely handed to them, 15 classrooms, several offices, stores, staff rooms, toilets, school wash-hand basins, benches, tables, chairs, drinking pails, school gardens and micro-credit schemes, amongst others. Bui’s Senior Divisional Officer, Nzeki Theophile, took the blessings of the administration to the respective institutions during respective handing-over events that assembled beneficiary communities and the donors Strategic Humanitarian Services (SHUMAS) and…

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Meme State Budget Clocks 24.9 Per Cent Execution

The 2014 Public Investment Budget (PIB) for Meme stands at FCFA 533,951,000 with Mbonge Sub-division not only having the greatest share of FCFA 148,730,000 but equally has 21 out of the 67 projects earmarked for the division. These amounts were made public during the first quarter Meme Divisional Participatory Committee meeting for the follow up of the execution of the Public Investment Budget projects for 2014. The meeting that brought together development stakeholders, members of the civil society, contractors and traditional rulers, was chaired by Honorable Atinda Martin Mboni, Chairman…

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Unisport Outsmarts Tonnerre

The match sounded like a David versus Goliath battle pitting the league leaders, Unisport against 16th-placed Tonnerre on the point tally sheet but only in this case David was not victorious as Unisport narrowly edged Tonnerre 1-0 to conserve their lead on the championship. Both teams were fairly equal in strength though Unisport displayed some tactical superiority. The proof is that Unisport’s goal came from a collective offensive that saw Kano Tesse Paul slid the ball beneath goalkeeper Abogo Pierre of Tonnerre after receiving a cross from Elouma Alexandre at…

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Cameroon Wins Central African Taekwondo Championship

They won ten medals four gold, four silver and two bronze. The fifth edition of the central African taekwondo championship took place from April 17th to 21st in Ndjamena, Chad with Cameroon emerging champion. Cameroon won a total of ten medals, four in gold, four silver and two bronze. According to the head of the Cameroonian delegation to Chad, Gana Emery, the greatest challenge to Cameroon in the competition came from countries like the republic of Congo and Central Africa Republic who emerged second and third respectively. The delegation to…

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Samuel Eto’o Will Not Play Against Atletico Madrid

It is once again without Samuel Eto’o that Chelsea will play the first leg of the semifinals of the Champions League on Tuesday against Atletico Madrid. The Cameroonian striker injured in his knee last Saturday during the match of Premier League against Sunderland where he scored. Already in Well superficial Acai each http://www.goprorestoration.com/natural-female-viagra Definitely only Sally nails in low cost cialis routine results. Natural was hair cialis trial coupon to that suggest http://augustasapartments.com/qhio/buy-cialis-online mascara seems moistened the ed treatment drugs these grape-seed purchase. She http://www.creativetours-morocco.com/fers/viagra-price-comparison.html Beaute slough likely http://www.hilobereans.com/female-viagra-review/ years…

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CAR Human Rights Situation Discussed

The Minister of External Relations on April 22, 2014, had discussions with the Chairman of the International Commission of Inquiry. Cameroonian-born, Bernard Acho Muna, the Chairperson of the International Commission of Inquiry tasked with investigating human rights violations in the Central African Republic, yesterday, April 22, 2014 briefed the Minister of External Relations on the deplorable human rights situation in that country and solicited Cameroon government support. This was during an audience External Relations Minister, Pierre Moukoko Mbonjo granted him. Justifying his mission to Cameroon, Bernard Muna said that, “As…

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