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Minister Mbayu Felix prescribes education as only “futureproof” for youths

By Bakah Derick in Bamenda The Minister Delegate at the Ministry of External Relations in charge of Cooperation with the Commonwealth has prescribed education as the only way to a better future for the youths.

Rainbow FC Emerges Champions of NW Regional League! Qualifies for National Interpools

By Bakah Derick in Bamenda  Rainbow FC has clinched the lone available ticket as NW flag bearers at this year’s National Interpools. The Bamenda based team over powered city mate Foncha Street FC on several fronts ending in a 2-0 victory on Sunday July 29.

Internally Displaced Persons stage grand exhibition in Bamenda

Some Internally Displaced Persons IDPs particularly women who have of recent been receiving training in income generating activities from the founder of Burita Beads have exhibited their products in Bamenda.

North West Region: Vehicles and thousands of liters of contraband fuel seized in crackdown

By Bakah Derick in Bamenda  Several vehicles and over seven thousand liters of contraband fuel have been seized in the Northwest region.

Non-governmental Initiative Earth Rangers enrich Nkwen Sacred forest with over 300 trees

By Bakah Derick in Bamenda  Earth Rangers a non-governmental Initiative has enriched the Nkwen Sacred Forest with no fewer than 300tress.

NW/SW Armed Conflict: Many flee as government steps up crack down on activists, sympathisers

  By Akih Celine As the crisis that has been rocking the North West and South West regions, which has spiraled into an armed conflict, rages on, the government has stepped up its crackdown on all those suspected to be activists or sympathisers to the Anglophone cause. In this light, security operatives have been indiscriminately arresting Anglophone activists and suspected activists. This has caused many of them to flee into hiding and the whereabouts of many is not known. Sources say those arrested are being tortured and detained under horrendous and inhuman conditions. Some have reportedly died in detention. A case of an activist, whose whereabouts is no known is that of 30- year-old Mamfe-based Pastor Ekah Ekah. He is said to have gone missing since december 2016. Reports say Pastor Ekah Ekah and his friend, Oru Thomas, took part in a protest march organised by the Social Democratic Front, SDF, in Buea in 2016. The strike was to support the teachers and lawyers who had gone on strik

YOSA FC Bamenda sends message to dubious footballers: detains UMS Attacker Vidal Ayuk Tabi

By Bakah Derick in Bamenda  Bamenda based Elite One football team Yong Sports Academy YOSA has accused an attacker with UMS of Loum of stealing by false pretenses.

Bamenda Rape incident sparks diplomatic roar

The rape incident in Bamenda last Monday involving a 17 year old breastfeeding teenage Mother and a Soldier that went viral on social media has sparked a diplomatic roar between Cameroon and former colonial master France.

World Blood Donor Day: Man honoured for 22 times of blood donation

By Ngenwie Seraphine Four regular blood donors amongst them 22 times donor have received certificates of recognition in Bamenda.

A roadmap to a peaceful solution of the Anglophone Crisis in Cameroon

By Arrey Obenson; Founder I Am Cameroon Identifying the root cause of a conflict and addressing the underlying issues is the most effective way of resolving a crisis.

Mandela Day: HOFNA, Mandela Washington Fellows, mold youths on value of service

Hope for the Needy Association HOFNA Cameroon has commemorated the 2018 edition of the Nelson Mandela International Day with a call for young people to value and engage in service.

English Speaking Journalists arrested; released in Bafoussam

By Mankaa.Vera. Abongwa in Bafoussam Thursday July 12, 2018 has gone into Cameroon media history books as the day some nine English Speaking Journalists spent a night in police detention in the West regional Head Quarters; Bafoussam.   

Family mourns, says Mass with picture as they are denied child’s corpse

A family has staged a funeral event in Bamenda without the remains of their child.

Unknown gunmen kill, block road in Sabga hill (Bamenda – Ndop road) *Bamensing inhabitants flee following proximity to scene

Not less than one person has been killed following the blocking of the road in the Sabga hills on the Bamenda-Ndop road by unknown gunmen. The man confirmed dead was found lying by the road on the Sabga hill on the early hours of Saturday July 7. It made rounds that the person found dead was a Gendarme officer and had been killed by unknown gunmen who had blocked the road around that area. According to information we cannot independently confirm, the unknown gunmen mounted a control check point presenting themselves as Ambazonia defense forces demanding for identification papers from road users. It emerged that the officer who dressed in civilian wear was pulled out and shut from an interurban transport vehicle. Shortly after the news of the killing and road blocking made rounds, reports say defense forces stormed the area where gun battle ensued for some time. Information on the casualties have remain sketchy but following sources around mile three Nkwen, three bodies were

Hospital activities disrupted in Batibo by unknown gunmen

Work is yet to effectively resume at the Batibo District Hospital following an incident that occurred leading to gun shots in the hospital and even the loss of life though we cannot independently confirm.

The Catholic Church in Bamenda suffers another attack

The Roman Catholic Church specifically in the Archdiocese of Bamenda has suffered another social media attack.

Tubah Mayor recognised for uncommon community development efforts

The Mayor of the Tubah Council in Mezam Division of the North West Region has received recognition for his development efforts in his municipality.

Parents storm FSLC/CEP centers in NW to ensure children’s security

Parents in their thousands have stormed First School Leaving Certificate FSLC and Certificate d’etude Premiere CEP examination centers across the North West region in a bid to ensure the security of their children.

Donkey welfare NGO FAWCAM ends intervention in Bui Division

The Foundation for Animal Welfare-Cameroon FAWCAM has announced the closeout of her activities in Bui Division of the NW Region at the end of June 2018.

Burita Beads Founder empowers Sex workers, refugee women, widows and others

Several underprivileged women have of recent been receiving training in income generating activities from the founder of Burita Beads.

MINHDU Minister rejects snail pace contractor’s claim of insecurity in Bamenda

The Minister of Housing and Urban Development has rejected claims by the contractor charged with the construction of government low cost housing project in Ntabang Nkwen that works has been slowed by insecurity.

2018 Presidential Elections: UN engages Journalists to ensure peaceful elections in Cameroon

By M.V.A in Bafoussam The Resident Coordinator of the United Nations Systems in Cameroon has urged journalists to ensure peaceful elections in Cameroon.

How China is restructuring Cameroon’s burgeoning digital economy sector

  Yaounde, CAMEROON (Monday July 09, 2018) - Cameroon is determined to become a middle-income country by 2035. To achieve this lofty vision, it has elaborated a Growth and Employment Strategy Paper (GESP) with the development of information and communications technology outlined as a strategic priority.