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HOFNA Cameroon trains, provides start-up worth millions to 100 IDPs

By Burinyuy A. B.  Participants in the  skills building and entrepreneurship programs for 100 economically vulnerable internally displaced persons by Hope for the Needy Association (HOFNA) have ended their training in celebration following the complete production and packaging of all products planed for and reception of their startup capital.  HOFNA trainees receiving startup  They celebrated the complete production of treatment and bathing Soap, glass cleaner, powdered soap and Vaseline. Beyond dancing and singing, they shared their feelings about their productions.  "These are things I use to see only on television. I didn't know I will one be the one doing this. The soap is so nice and I am very happy. I want to thank HOFNA for making me part of this training. I will like to start my own production very soon and I will use the short form of my name for the products which is KiK..." Frida Kidu from Ako Subdivision said  According to Kunde Sidonie Nkfunjie fr

Santa-Cameroon: CAWOPEM engages local administrative, traditional, Religious authorities into Youth, Women inclusion peacebuilding project

By Bakah Derick  Cameroon Women's Peace Movement (CAWOPEM) has successfully engaged local administrative, religious and traditional authorities in her women and youth inclusion project. CAWOPEM recorded the resounding success during the launch of the localization of the women and youth Peace and security agendas to sustain Peace and Empower Women and youth in Cameroon project on Thursday 27 April 2023 in Santa Subdivision, Mezam Division, North West Region.. Group picture at the end of the project launch  "Together with these key stakeholders that today have taken the commitment to partner with the project, we will determine the upcoming phases and activities of the project. We believe in participatory community egagement and development. We don't believe in designing projects to come and impose on the community. We are still in the launch phase and that is why in the coming days we will be having meetings with women and young people, we will be conducting inte

Peacebuilding: CAGEAD awarded for efforts in North West and South West Regions

By Nfor Nkfu  The Center for Advocacy in Gender Equality and Action for Development (CAGEAD) has been awarded as Cameroon's leading non-governmental organization in the promotion of peace in the North West and South West regions of the country.  The award was handed over to CAGEAD's Executive Director Clotilda Andiensa on Saturday 25 February 2023 in Foumbot Noun Division of the West Region of Cameroon during an event organised by the Watchdog Tribune Group.  CAGEAD CEO Clotilda Andiensa receiving certificate  "We are happy to have been recognized as a leading NGO in the promotion of peace in the Northwest and Southwest regions of Cameroon through the National press award of Excellence for champions of peace 2022. By this award we are encouraged and motivated to keep on. We dedicate this award to all women peace builders in the NW/SW regions and especially to our community peace ambassadors and the CAGEAD Staff." Clotilda Andiensa wrote on her Facebook pag

Cameroon Armed Conflict: Houses burnt in Nkor Village

    By  Nfor Nkfu Field reports from Nkor, a village in Nwa subdivision of Donga Mantung division of the crisis hit North West Region have confirmed that several houses have been reduced to ashes. The incident occurred on April 21st, multiple sources say.

Cameroon Armed Conflict: UNOCHA identifies Dunga Mantung in six most affected areas.

By Nfor Nkfu   Situation report number 28th of the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs(UNOCHA) in Cameroon publsihed recently has singled out six divisions from the two English Speaking North West and South West regions as most affected in the ongoing armed conflict in the area. 

Peace Journalism: PCC, CCMN enter project phase II

The Presbyterian Church in Cameroon PCC has flag-off the second phase of the Peace Journalism and Conflict transformation project in the NW Region.

Culture: Zita Light release #Nsankwi

#ZitaLight has dropped her latest music  video. The video title #Nsankwi was dropped on Tuesday June 30, 2020.

Peacebuilding: Christelle Bay Nfor ED HOFNA CAMEROON engaging through battle against GBV

By Bakah Derick in Bamenda The Founder and Executive Director of Hope for the Needy Association HOFNA Cameroon, has expressed concerns over a potential rise in cases of Gender Based Violence as many stay home with the partial lockdowns around the world, especially in her community that is already suffering from a violent conflict which is affecting thousands of women and girls.

Save the Crown: Nkwen Fondom bids farewell to Queen Mother "Miafor"

By Bakah Derick The people of Nkwen Fondom a village in the North West Region of Cameroon have ended eight days of mourning following the passing on of their Queen Mother.

Inclusive Development: Eight NW councils take commitment

Eight councils in the North West Region have signed a memorandum of understanding MoU to promote inclusive development in the region.The councils signed the MoU on Friday June 12 at the close of a three day training w orkshop organised by the Socio Economic Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (SEEPD) Program of the Cameroon Baptist Convention Health Services CBCHS at.the convention headquarters in Nkwen.

Anglophone Crisis: Bamenda bakeries and households at the cross roads

By Bakah Derick in Bamenda Bamenda: Thursday May 21, 2020 is feast of the Ascension in a typically Roman Catholic city like Bamenda in Cameroon where the feast which commemorates the bodily ascension of Jesus Christ to heaven is observed as a public holiday.In normal times many will go to church in the early hours for prayers and Holy Mass. The times are not normal with a three years old armed conflict and now the coronavirus pandemic.

COVID-19: Bamenda Archbishop A. Nkea decrees completion of Lenten rituals from home

Sweeping modifications announced.. Bakah Derick in Bamenda The Catholic faithful in the Archdiocese of Bamenda will have to complete the final phase of the Lent season from home.

COVID-19: Bamenda based fine and graphic artist in prevention campaign

 Linus Ngha Beng very well known by his artistic name Bobo Leennox a Bamenda based fine and graphic artist has started a campaign in his city to prevent the Coronavirus pandemic.

Peacebuilding: Women urged to take lead

By FAWAH Agather M.  In a world where more than 50 countries are in war including Cameroon, women have been called to be peace builders, complement each other and not compete instead.