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Traditional Recognition: Prof Bolak Mark Funteh conferred highest title In Nwa

By Ignatius Nji Prof Bolak Mark Funteh, Director of the Higher Teachers Training College (HTTC)  better known as ENS Bambili has been conferred the highest traditional title reserved for deserving and outstanding sons and daughters of Nwa, Donga Mantung Division. This title confered on Saturday November 26, 2022 in the history of the people, has been conferred only to three persons being Ambassador Kengong Moni, Colonel Moni and now Prof Bolak Mark Funteh.  The title conferment  The President of the Fons Union of Nwa, HRM Fon Ngwim Samuel while conferring the title with a decoration of a black cap, a red feather with handy raffia bags to carry his drinking cup said, "this is the highest title on the whole of Yamba in Nwa and we the fathers of that Subdivision confer this title as a sign of recognition for the strides not only made in education but also for his uncommon skills for reconciling people. This title called Conciliator of the people didnot come by chance but

CEDAW General Recommendation 39: historical in protection of indigenous women's rights

With the approval of General Recommendation 39, CEDAW obliges for the first time at the international level to protect and guarantee the individual and collective rights of indigenous women and girls  The Recommendation approved on October 26, is a binding international instrument that must be complied with in the international framework on human rights. The Convention for the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) is the broadest international instrument on the human rights of women and girls.  (Photo Credit FIMI ) Mexico City.- The United Nations Committee for the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) approved General Recommendation Number 39 (RG39), a binding international instrument for the protection of individual and collective rights of women and indigenous girls of the world  With this adoption, CEDAW obliges the States that ratify it to immediately develop and implement comprehensive policies that protect in a more effective

Higher Education: American Ditek Institute steps in with international standards in Cameroon. Launches online, on campus programs...

By Bakah Derick  The American Ditek Institute (ADI) has announced the acceptance of application for her accredited online and on campus programs.. Envisaged campus  The International University made the announcement in Cameroon's political capital Yaoundé this Friday 25 November 2022 in a press statement.  According to the Administrative Director Dr Agbor Nchacha, the private university that provides quality education in a variety of fields and at all levels is dedicated to offering students the opportunity to study abroad and exchange programs for those who qualify.  "Our faculty and staff are committed to providing an environment where students can grow academically and personally, as well as develop their professional skills. We recognize that each student has individual needs and therefore tailor our programs to meet these needs." Dr Agbor Nchacha said.  The American Ditek Institute he added, believes that education is the key to success. That

Press Release: CJTU National Executive Bureau complete tour of Northern regions

On November 12, 2022, the National Executive Bureau of the Cameroon Journalists' Trade Union (NEB/CJTU) completed the  tour of the northern regions with the Adamaoua regional chapter.  The delegation led by President Marion OBAM alongside the Vice-President Derick BAKAH and Secretary General Hilaire HAMEKOUE arrived the regional capital Ngaoundere at about midday and were welcomed by the chapter Executive led by the President, comrade Adolarc  LAMISSIA.  A rapid consultation between the two delegations made it possible to decide on the final program of the visit, summaried in two points:  1. A media tour  2. A meeting between the NEB of CJTU and media professionals in the region. The delegation of the NEB then visited  Château News and FADAR TV.  The promoter Rodrigue TAPEO expressed his joy to welcome the National Executive of CJTU.  He talked about his company, his ambitions and above all his difficulties.  The NEB of CJTU was briefed about the

Press Release: CJTU Executive Bureau on 7th lap of national tour

 After the Far North, the delegation of the National Executive Bureau of the Cameroon Journalists' TradeUnion (NEB / CJTU) on national tour visited the North region on November 11, 2022. NEB delegation in session with CJTU North members   Led by the President, Marion OBAM accompanied by the Vice President Derick BAKAH and Secretary General Hilaire HAMEKOUE, the NEB team was welcomed by the local Executive and led to the Regional Delegation of Communication where the host, senior journalist Mustapha Tiguele MAMADOU LOKA, Regional Delegate and several journalists working in the region were waiting.  Discussions with the delegate concerned the situation of the press in the region and their their relations with the regional delegation. The delegation of the NEB then went to the governor's office where they werr received in audience by the Secretary General Mr. AVOM DANG.  The national president of CJTU presented her team and the local leaders of the union to

Press Release: CJTU National Executive Bureau in the Far North Region

A delegation of the National Executive Bureau, NEB of the Cameroon Journalists' Trade Union, CJTU has paid a visit to the Far North Region. The visit by the delegation made up of the National President Comrade Marion OBAM, Vice President incharge of International Relations Comrade BAKAH Derick and the Secretary General Comrade Hilaire HAMEKOUE,  is the sixth lap of a national tour by the New leadership of the union.  CJTU received on arrival by Delegate for Communication.  Arriving in the city of Maroua via Boeing 737-700 of Camair'Co on November 10, 2022, the delegation was reinforced by comrade Jean ARENGUENA, president of the host regional chapter and National Secretary for Litigation and Legal Affairs. The first stop was at the Regional Delegation for Communication Far North where the delegate    Mr. BABADJO HAMIDOU TAIWÉ was on hand to receive NEB. Discussions focused on the state of the media in the region, their difficulties and possible solutions

Special Status: PIC presents balance sheet to "NW Elites"

By Bakah Derick  The Public Independent Conciliator (PIC) for the North West Region has presented want can be clearly considered as a balance sheet of the institution's over a year and few months of existence. The PIC Tamfu Simon Fai, used an information seminar on Monday 7 November 2022 for the elite of the region to outline the distance covered in the discharge of his duties.  View of the hall on meeting day  "So far, and since we started work here late last year, we have received a total of 64 complaints and treated 53 while 11 are under processing. Of these 64 complaints, 42 are within the ambitious of our mandate while 22 are outside our domain of competence." Tamfu Simon said  Monday's seminar is the fifth organised by the public pacifactor since creation after the previous ones with Senior Divisional Officers, Mayors, House of Divisional Representatives and house of Chiefs of the Refional Assembly.  During the different sessions, the PIC

Humanitarian Action: CCHRHA offers didactics to internally displaced children in Malouir

By Nfor Nkfu Children displaced by the armed conflict in the North West and South west regions living in Malouir, Magba, West region have received school going materials and humanitarian assistance from Coalition Center for Human Rights and Humanitarian Assistance, CCHRHA. CCHRHA leadership display donations  This was Tuesday November 1,2022 in a ceremony attended by village authorities of Malouir. According to CCHRHA,the program was carried out in context of it's 'Child back to school' campaign in partnership with Charity Aids Foundation,CAF-America,a US based charity organization. "We are here to continue with our humanitarian activities.We came under our special program'Child back to school",said Nchanji Roland Njeba, Founder/President of CCHRHA. Nchanji Roland Njeba, Founder/President of CCHRHA with the displaced children School kids were handed materials that will enable them go back to school at ease. "We have donated school

Disability and Inclusion:Nkwen District Hospital offers Persons living with disabilities 50% exoneration health bills.

By Ndifor Sally,Uba internship student. Persons living with disabilities in Bamenda III, Mezam division of the North West region will henceforth benefit from medical bills exoneration. This follows a press release signed recently by Dr Ngum Joel, director of Nkwen District Hospital and Fonguh Cletus Tanwe, Mayor of Bamenda III Council who is also the chairman of the management of the aforementioned health facility. The decision is part of the facility's effort to promote social inclusion  "The General Public is Hereby informed that in its Efforts to ensure the social inclusion of people living with disabilities, the management of Nkwen District Hospital is offering upto 50% exoneration of the medical bills of this group of persons" the hospital announced According to the press release,"All persons living with disability are called upon to present their disability cards during consultation at the Nkwen District Hospital in order to

Announcement: Abakwa Arts and Craft Fair

 SAVVY Contemporary and Lem D Foundation are pleased to announce the Abakwa Arts and Craft Fair, a regional arts and craft fair set to take place in Bamenda from the 25 to 27 of November 2022.  The Abakws Arts and Craft Fair honors and centers the diverse skills embodied within our regions, while also providing a platform where a wide variety of practices can be promoted, taught, and sustained: fostering inter-generational transmissions of skills and knowledge across communities and customs.  Complementary to carrying, preserving, and presenting culture through the craftsmanship from local regions, the Abakwa Arts and Craft fair will also provide a marketplace, and contribute to stimulating and sustaining the local economy. Participation in the arts and craft fair is free. If you wish to have a stand, please register by contacting the organisers via phone number  6 70 35 45 58 or the Fair Media Relations Assistant on WhatsApp 694202526 <<<&l