Local|f6be11 http://www.cameroon-concord.com Wed, 20 Jun 2018 07:53:41 +0000 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb Cameroon-Anglophone crisis: In name of the government,Tchiroma rejects in strong terms Amnesty international report http://www.cameroon-concord.com/local/cameroon-anglophone-crisis-in-name-of-the-government-tchiroma-rejects-in-strong-terms-amnesty-international-report http://www.cameroon-concord.com/local/cameroon-anglophone-crisis-in-name-of-the-government-tchiroma-rejects-in-strong-terms-amnesty-international-report Cameroon-Anglophone crisis: In name of the government,Tchiroma rejects in strong terms Amnesty international report

The Minister of Communication Issa Tchiroma Bakari organised a press conference on Thursday 14 June 2018, in order to debunk the allegations of Amnesty international concerning the Anglophone crisis in Cameroon, which according to them, are false.

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Since the begining of the unrest in the English speaking Regions of Cameroon, Amnesty International, an organisation for the fight of human rights has written several reports about the issue from 2017 to 2018.

In their reports, the organisation holds the Cameroonian army guilty of causing havoc within the population and merciless torturing of alleged secessionist terrorists.

in reaction to the accusations, the government as usual through their communication minister Issa Tchiroma Bakari, organised a press conference on 14 June to give their own part of the story and prove the human rights organisation wrong.

The public outing of Tchiroma on Thursday was meant to tackle Amnesty International's report of June 12 2018.

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bogus@bogus.com (Eyong Orlando) Local|f6be11 Fri, 15 Jun 2018 08:05:34 +0000
Ex-Minister Biyiti Bi Essam appointed Cameroon’s ambassador to Israel http://www.cameroon-concord.com/local/ex-minister-biyiti-bi-essam-appointed-cameroon-s-ambassador-to-israel http://www.cameroon-concord.com/local/ex-minister-biyiti-bi-essam-appointed-cameroon-s-ambassador-to-israel Ex-Minister Biyiti Bi Essam appointed Cameroon’s ambassador to Israel

President Paul Biya has appointed former Communication and Poste and Telecommunication Minister Jean Pierre Biyiti Bi Essam Cameroon’s ambassador to Israel.

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He was fired from government in 2015.

The appointment is contained in a presidential decree published on Thursday.

MrBiyiti Bi Essam is well known for allegedly diverting into his account a huge part of the money disbursed to organize the visit of Pope Benedict XVI in 2009.

About FCFA 770 million was reportedly sent to his account, a sum which he reportedly payed back when the law was at his heels.

This appointment has raised much dust in Cameroon. Most people say the old system is simply being recycled. President Biya is known for calling back retired members of his administration.

The same complaint was raised when former Prime Minister Peter MafaniMusonge was called to head the Commission for the Promotion of Bilingualism and Multiculturalism several months ago.

Many othersare wondering if it implies that the regime has endorsed US President Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

Jerusalem is a highly disputed city between Israel and Palestine. Recently, Mr Trump successfully moved his country’s embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

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bogus@bogus.com (T.S) Local|f6be11 Fri, 01 Jun 2018 07:01:24 +0000
Jean Baptiste Placca: RFI journalist Says Paul should make way for his succession http://www.cameroon-concord.com/local/jean-baptiste-placca-rfi-journalist-says-paul-should-make-way-for-his-succession http://www.cameroon-concord.com/local/jean-baptiste-placca-rfi-journalist-says-paul-should-make-way-for-his-succession Jean Baptiste Placca: RFI journalist Says Paul should make way for his succession

Jean Baptist Placa a journalist with RFI, after observing the happenings in Cameroon, has said the president needs to start seeking ways to organise his succession at the presidency.

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The man made the statement after wondering how someone like Biya, after 36 years in power could find it difficult to chose someone among the collaborators he has been working with for a long time to take over from him.

“Paul Biya has been in power for over 36 years now, after having been prime minister for 7 years, secretary General at the presidency among other posts. Since 1962, he has been so active with the state for close to 56 years now, but it seems none of his collaborators whom he has been training is able to take over from him. I think there, Cameroon has a problem” the RFI journalist said.

According to him, Paul Biya could chose one of his collaborators to succeed him.

Placa made the observation after the utterances of the US ambassador against the Cameroonian president. He said he could not imagine Cameroonians dressed in the CPDM party wear, shouting on TV and insulting the ambassador for  saying what he had observed and thinks about Cameroon.

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bogus@bogus.com (Eyong Orlando) Local|f6be11 Thu, 31 May 2018 06:10:15 +0000
GCE: GBHS Fundong catches fire, exam scripts reduced to ashes http://www.cameroon-concord.com/local/gce-gbhs-fundong-catches-fire-exam-scripts-reduced-to-ashes http://www.cameroon-concord.com/local/gce-gbhs-fundong-catches-fire-exam-scripts-reduced-to-ashes GCE: GBHS Fundong catches fire, exam scripts reduced to ashes

Unknown men have visited the GCE scripts of the Government Bilingual High School in Fundong.

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During the incident which occurred on Monday night, the administrative block of the institution was reduced to ashes including all of its content, which consisted of scripts which were written on the first day of the exam session.

The men came at night, when there was a heavy downpour during which the military had fallen asleep.

Government Bilingual High school Fundong is the biggest accommodation center in the Boyo division of the Northwest Region of Cameroon with over 600 students.

While the dust of the razed Fundong school is still to settle, there are other cases like that of the Muyuka examination center, which had to be transferred to Buea, after a gun battle on Monday 28 May, between the military and armed men, suspected to be Ambazonian fighters .

Candidates of the affected center are expected to relocate to Buea where their new center is. Center number 1110 GBHS Muyuka will now be in Center number 1101 in Buea.

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bogus@bogus.com (Eyong Orlando) Local|f6be11 Wed, 30 May 2018 06:11:56 +0000
20th May: Ghost towned celebrations in English Speaking Regions http://www.cameroon-concord.com/local/20th-may-ghost-towned-celebrations-in-english-speaking-regions http://www.cameroon-concord.com/local/20th-may-ghost-towned-celebrations-in-english-speaking-regions 20th May: Ghost towned celebrations in English Speaking Regions

The celebration of Cameroon’s National reunification day has been evaluated to be very poor this year, ranging from participation to merry making.

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In some areas like Kumbo, reports have it that the march past lasted just for 35 minutes and with a very timid turnout of the population. There were no spectators and not up to 10 schools participated.

On the part of Bamenda, there was a better turnout, more than that of 2017, even though not up to what the celebration used to look like in the past.

In Yaounde, Paul Biya watched SDF supporters march with hands on their heads, a significance of the fact that they were not happy with what was happening in the Anglophone Regions of the country. Some are even said to have marched half naked.

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bogus@bogus.com (Eyong Orlando) Local|f6be11 Mon, 21 May 2018 10:38:25 +0000
Cameroon: Nigerian army to participate in 20th May march past http://www.cameroon-concord.com/local/cameroon-nigerian-army-to-participate-in-20th-may-march-past http://www.cameroon-concord.com/local/cameroon-nigerian-army-to-participate-in-20th-may-march-past Cameroon: Nigerian army to participate in 20th May march past

180 elements of the Nigerian Guard Brigade which is equivalent to the presidential guard in Cameroon, will be taking part in the National Reunification day, Biya's country is celebrating within some hours.

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They arrived Yaounde, on Wednesday and started with rehearsals on Thursday, at the 20th May Boulevard.

The is comes as a tradition that has been existing for the past years during the 20th May celebrations in Cameroon, when the military of a neighbouring nation, joins the countries armed forces to march.

Thursday 17 May's edition of Cameroon Tribune reveals the main objective of this visit is to show that there are excellent relations between the two countries, especially as they are fighting against the Boko Haram terrorist group.

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bogus@bogus.com (Eyong Orlando) Local|f6be11 Fri, 18 May 2018 10:13:09 +0000
Northwest : Prime Minister calls on CPDM supporters to see 20 May as day of pride http://www.cameroon-concord.com/local/northwest-prime-minister-calls-on-cpdm-supporters-as-to-see-20-may-as-day-of-pride http://www.cameroon-concord.com/local/northwest-prime-minister-calls-on-cpdm-supporters-as-to-see-20-may-as-day-of-pride Northwest : Prime Minister calls on CPDM supporters to see 20 May as day of pride

The prime minister of Cameroon, Philemon Yang has called on members of the CPDM party in the Northwest Region to celebrate 20 May with pride.

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He was speaking as head of CPDM Regional Delegation to the Northwest. He enjoined members in the 7 Divisions of that Region to take active part in the celebration of the 20 May.

The Prime Minister went further to ask the supporters to denounce acts by those who want to divide the country insisting that Cameroon is one and indivisible.

Philemon Yang said Biya has been doing everything to solve the Anglophone crisis. "we are all involved in the process of dialogue, which the head of state has put in place. Dialogue is a continuous process and not an event" the Head of government said.

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bogus@bogus.com (Eyong Orlando) Local|f6be11 Mon, 14 May 2018 11:45:47 +0000
Douala: DO destroys over 50 shops at New Deido market http://www.cameroon-concord.com/local/douala-do-destroys-over-50-shops-at-new-deido-market http://www.cameroon-concord.com/local/douala-do-destroys-over-50-shops-at-new-deido-market Douala: DO destroys over 50 shops at New Deido market

Over 50 shops have been destroyed at the New Deido market by the Divisional officer for the Doula 1 council.

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Jean Marie Tchakui, the Divisional officer, said the work is meant to free the path leading into the market as CRTV recounts.

The market had become a centre of disorder as reports have it. It is for this reason that the Senior Divisional Officer of that area, authorised the DO to carry out the task of destroying some of the shops.

The business men and women in the market say that to pay for space right in the market is expensive and above them. They explain that outside they pay just 100FRS per person everyday.

"One has to pay 30000frs monthly for a shop in the market. that is so expensive" one of the disgruntled traders said

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bogus@bogus.com (Eyong Orlando) Local|f6be11 Wed, 09 May 2018 05:55:13 +0000
Yaounde: How lion died at Mvog Betsi zoo http://www.cameroon-concord.com/local/yaounde-how-lion-died-at-mvog-betsi-zoo http://www.cameroon-concord.com/local/yaounde-how-lion-died-at-mvog-betsi-zoo Yaounde: How lion died at Mvog Betsi zoo

The Mvog Betsi zoo in Yaounde, has lost one of its lions as a result of an infection.

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Brenda as the animal used to be called, gave up the ghost on 30 April 2018 in Yaounde after living for 8 years.

"She had become so weak and could not move. We released her from the cage and did a test on her which we sent to the laboratory for examination" sources revealed.

The examination on the health of the lion showed that some major organs of her body were no longer functioning effectively.

With the death of Brenda, just two lions are left in the Mvog Betsi  zoo in Yaounde, which is one of the largest in Cameroon.

Visitors of the zoo have been assured not be scared as the virus the animal died of, cannot be transmitted to humans.

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bogus@bogus.com (Eyong Orlando) Local|f6be11 Mon, 07 May 2018 04:44:27 +0000
Northwest: Governor Lele L’Afrique promises hell to Ambazonian fighters if upcoming exams are disrupted http://www.cameroon-concord.com/local/northwest-governor-lele-l-afrique-promises-hell-to-ambazonian-fighters-if-upcoming-exams-are-disrupted http://www.cameroon-concord.com/local/northwest-governor-lele-l-afrique-promises-hell-to-ambazonian-fighters-if-upcoming-exams-are-disrupted Northwest: Governor Lele L’Afrique promises hell to Ambazonian fighters if upcoming exams are disrupted

The Governor of the Northwest Region Adolph Lele L’Afrifrique has promised hell to all those fighting for the restoration of the Ambazonian State, if the upcoming public examinations are disrupted in his Region.

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“We are ready to face and crush those who will dare to disrupt the writing of the GCE and other exams. The enemies shall be dealt with mercilessly” Adolphe Lele said.

As Cameroon-info.net relates, the governor made the declarations in the Northwest Regional Capital Bamenda after a meeting which grouped all Regional stakeholders to see how this year’s public examination sessions could go on hitch free.

The governor assured the public that he is doing everything to make sure that all of activities concerning the exams, unfold under tight security. He also said government has done so much and decried the continuous burning of houses and kidnappings.

Mr Adolphe said life in the Northwest has become so unpredictable. “Actually, we are now at the cross roads and nobody can tell what will happen the next moment. It is so because the enemy is invisible. We must fish them out, they live with us and we cannot continue to pretend” the governor commented.

All of the teachers who have proved to be courageous to go to school and teach were thanked by the governor, before the meeting they had, came to an end.

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bogus@bogus.com (Eyong Orlando) Local|f6be11 Sat, 05 May 2018 11:00:06 +0000