Walden University Scholars of Change Demonstrate the Impact of Positive Social Change

– $55,000 awarded to students and alumni whose inspiring videos document efforts to make a difference MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 30, 2014 / PRNewswire / Asianet-Pakistan — Walden University Scholars of Change focus on the future, whether they are transforming the way children learn, mentoring, or improving living conditions for others. More than 175 Walden University students and alumni […]

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Credit Foncier-Abah Abah Polycarpe Case – Ruling Postponed to January 13

The much-awaited verdict in the case opposing the Legal Department and the State of Cameroon (Creacutedit Foncier du Cameroun) to Polycarpe Abah Abah, Joseph Edou and several others, has been re-scheduled for January 13, 2015. In pronouncing the adjournment yesterday, Monday December 29, 2014 at the Special Criminal Court in Yaounde, the presiding judge, Mr. Justice Francis Moukoury, said the panel of judges did not have its habitual composition and so could not proceed as planned. The Legal Department holds the former Director of Taxation (and former Finance Minister) criminally…

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Aidcamps Volunteer Classrooms, Toilets for G.S.S Mbveh in North West

International Cooperation between the development, integrated sustainable rural development organisation, (Shumas) and the Aidcamps International UK Volunteers is on song in Bui division for giving GSS Mbveh its first ever classrooms. In effect the school has operated in a community hall since inception until shumas intervened to enhance the learning and teaching process with the construction of three classrooms, a toilet block , provision of 27 benches, tables, chairs, drinking pails and cups to serve students and staff. It was a day for the Tambveh host community when inhabitants recently…

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Limbe City Counci – FCFA 6 Billion Budget Approved for 2015

Senior Councillors of the Limbe City Council have adopted FCFA 6 billion for the 2015 financial year. The budget was adopted on 24 December 2014 during the 2nd ordinary session of the council chaired by the Government Delegate, Andrew Motanga Monjimba. Some FCFA 3.5 billion is allocated for recurrent expenditure, representing 59.10 per cent of the budget while FCFA 2.4 billion is for investments, making up 40.90 per cent. Presenting the budget, the Government Delegate lamented that it remains the same as last year because of the difficulties in collecting…

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Minsep Staff Drilled On Project Monitoring

Some 150 senior staff of the Ministry of Sports and Physical Education have been trained on conception and monitoring of projects. According to the Secretary General of the ministry, Samuel Wonyu, said the training falls within the framework of a series of targeted trainings geared at acquainting staff with the latest administrative procedures, accelerate the process of treating documents as well as render the administration more efficient. He aised staff to refrain from hypocrisy and to learn to work under pressure. He urged his collaborators to consider the certificates offered…

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Transparency in Extractive Industries – Cameroon Publishes 2012 Conciliatory Report

The report, the first after ascending the “Compliance Country Status” on October 17, 2013 and the 7th since joining the initiative, offers opportunities for potential investors in the sector. Finance Minister Alamine Ousmane Mey chaired the ceremony in Yaounde on December 29. Cameroon has published its 2012 conciliatory report of transparency in the extractive industries initiative, the first after ascending the “Compliance Country Status” on October 17, 2013. The report officially presented to the public in Yaounde on Monday December 29 was adopted earlier on the same day by the…

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Churches, Markets Queue Up in Douala

Evangelical messages will be heard tonight in churches across Douala to spur attending members set objectives and take resolutions for the New Year. The night of December 31 is a night of transition in Christendom, which will again be marked by worship services across various denominations to end with the celebration of New Year Day tomorrow January 1, 2015. Just before New Year eve today, most Pentecostal churches have circulated invitations and handbills announcing prayers and special divine encounters during a ‘grand crossover night service’ to go beyond midnight and…

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2014 – Spell of Tests and Stakes

Like many others that have come and gone, the year 2014 will be remembered in Cameroon and elsewhere for some pleasant and unpleasant surprises. During the year we, lived through challenges and other disturbing realities of life: abrupt transitions of loved ones snatched by natural death and misguided sadists. Fortunately, government sustained hope through cooperation and commitment to a redress of the irksome scenario. Despite all that was done, 2014 will go into the annals of history as a year during which there was much to frown, and sigh about…

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