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AFCON hosting  challenge, round two

Cameroonians are yet to absorb the shock of having lost both the hosting rights of the 2019 AFCON competitions, and the opportunity to retain its position as African champions. In the competitions proper the indomitable lions


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The prison riots

Incidents of prison riots in the past have occurred without much to worry about but if they have assumed the proportion of a wide spread spontaneous action from Kondegui-Yaounde to Buea and Kumba, it becomes something


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Back to school again

Once more, we are gliding towards another school resumption date, which usually falls in the early part of the month of September. The resumption of schools the world over has never constituted an issue to be


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The hypocritical silence of parliament

The near hypocritical silence of parliamentarians of both the National Assembly and the Senate is increasingly becoming a matter of concern for many. It has become more and more difficult to imagine that, for more than


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Hail Geneva

The Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs, June 27, 2019, declared its willingness to facilitate a process that is likely to pave the way for the much talked-of dialogue on the Anglophone problem. Back home, it


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Echoes of another  mandate extension

Before leaving the country on a private visit to Europe, the head of state, had requested both the president of the National Assembly and the Senate, to deliberate on a possible extension of the mandate of


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That Fru Ndi’s Limbe visit

The last few days have certainly not been the best for Ni John Fru Ndi, Chairman of the Social Democratic Front, SDF. His woes have come in a very close succession. First it was his snubbish


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Saving SONARA

No matter the climax of the crisis the country is going through, no matter how wide the dividing line may seem to pose itself, the government of Cameroon on the one side, the separatists, or “Ambazonians”


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Atanga Nji says Dion Ngute told a lie; I believe him

Prime Minister Joseph Dion Ngute did not lie but he might have told a lie. I believe he faithfully transmitted the message entrusted to him by President Biya to the peoples of former Southern Cameroon. Dion


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Glimmer of hope  in the horizon

The leaders of the separatist group, or “Ambazonia,” as they wish to be known, abducted from Nigeria into Cameroon, and who are being held in detention at the maximum security prison in Kondengui in Yaounde, led


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