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John Fru Ndi indicts Government for Creating Cameroon Boko Haram

By Bakah Derick John Fru Ndi - SDF National Chairman According to the National Chairman of the Social Democratic Front SDF John Fru Ndi, Cameroon’s National Anti-Corruption Commission NACC was created by the President of the Republic Paul Biya to please the international community in the area of anti-corruption. This was amongst many issues raised   in Bamenda Saturday August 29, 2015 during an event organised by some Yaounde based Journalists under the banner of political Journalists Club, the SDF chairman repeatedly questioned why the institution has not released another report for several years now. During the over three hour event, the SDF big man spoke out on a handful of issues amongst them the Boko Haram, The SDF at 25, Cameroon’s indebtedness, elections in Cameroon.    His take on NACC followed that on Cameroon’s electoral body Elections Cameroon ELECAM which he rejected claims by government that it is an independent body. Quoting President Paul Biya for

Electoral Board Chairman on Northwest Tour as Registers Close Today

By Bakah Derick Blogger@hilltopvoices According to Cameroons’ electoral laws, the annual revision of the electoral register ends at midnight on the 31 August every year. This Monday August 31is therefore the last day for eligible and unregistered Cameroonians to get themselves registered.  Dr Fonkam Azu-ELECAM In a bid to get a firsthand appraisal of the revision process in the Northwest ahead of the closure this Monday, the Chairman of the electoral Board Dr Fokam Samuel Azu’u is in the Northwest Region for a 10 day tour. Speaking during a press conference in Bamenda Friday August 28, 2015, Dr Fokam explained that he and other members of the board have just returned from the diaspora where they observed with satisfaction the implementation of various conditions laid down for registration in different Cameroonian diplomatic missions across the world. Elaborating on some of the conditions, the Electoral board chairman explained that after visiting 38 destinations, they w

Bamenda Archdiocesan Priest and St Bedes Former Principal joins Ancestors

By Bakah Derick Blogger@hilltopvoices Rev Fr Evaristus Yufanyi joins his ancestors The Archbishop of Bamenda has officially made public the death of one of his priest Rev Fr Evaristus Yufanyi. His Grace Cornelius Fontem Esssua made public the death early this week with an announcement on local radio stations in Bamenda. According to the announcement, the death occurred Monday August 24t h 2015, at the St Elizabeth's Catholic General Hospital, Shisong about 11:00pm. Rev Fr Evaristus prior to his death recently in Kumbo was Catholic Education Secretary. Born on the 20 th of April, 1949, in Kedjom Keku, Rev Fr Evaristus Yufanyi was O rdained Priest of the Catholic Church and of the Archdiocese of Bamenda on the 28 th of April 1977. Being amongst the last seven diocesan priests to be trained in Bigard Memorial Seminary Enugu Nigeria, Rev Fr Evaristus from what we gathered amongst others served the Archdiocese of Bamenda and the Diocese of Kumbo as Catholic Education

Professional league One:Top match: YOSA VS UNION preview

By Bakah Derick Blogger@hilltopvoices  YOSA and Union meeting YOSA VS UNION This Sunday August 30, 2015, Yong Sport Academy YOSA, Bamenda's lone division One team will receive Union of Douala in a day-32nd fixture of the professional league One in the Mankon-Bamenda municipal stadium. Already classified a top match by the professional league, the game is expected to be a real clash of arch rivals. Keeping in mind that Union has never lost a game in the Bamenda municipal stadium against YOSA, the Bamenda team prepares to receive Union with a strong determination to get a win particularly after a 3-1 win inflicted by Union on YOSA in the reunification stadium in Douala.  Since the ascension of YOSA into the elite league, both teams have met Nine times; five of them in the Bamenda municipal stadium and four in Douala. Only three of these meetings have ended in a draw. In the nine meetings six wins have been produced four of them in favour of Union of Douala a