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AN OPEN LETTER FROM THE BISHOPS OF THE BAMENDA PROVINCIAL    EPISCOPAL CONFERENCE ON THE RESUMPTION OF SCHOOLS IN THE NORTH WEST AND SOUTH WEST REGIONS OF CAMEROON

Introduction The Bishops of the Bamenda Provincial Episcopal Conference (BAPEC), at their 67th Ordinary Meeting in Bamenda from 16 to 23 August 2019, reflected on various issues affecting the pastoral life of the Church in the


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Bakundu women dole-out scholarships to deserving students

By WALTER WILSON NANA Some ten and brilliant female students from the Bakundu clan across the Southwest Region have received scholarships and didactic materials from the Bakundu Benevolent Women Association. The financial and material assistance are


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Meme CPDM back-to-School campaign caravan to storm Kumba, August 28

By TALLA AGHAA CHRISTOPHER All roads will be leading to Kumba, Chief town of Meme Division on Wednesday, August 28, 2019, when militants of the Cameroon People’s Democratic Movement, CPDM, party storm the town to launch


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Ndian Basic Education teachers manhandled by alleged separatist fighters

By TALLA AGHAA CHRISTOPHER The back-to-school campaign for an effective resumption of classes this 2019/2020 school year might suffer a setback in Ndian Division of the South West Region. Reports say teachers of the basic education


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CHRDA, AFA celebrate Int’l Humanitarian Day at HOTPEC Orphanage in Buea

By IKOME CHRISTIE-NOELLA EPOSI The Centre for Human Rights and Democracy in Africa (CHRDA) in partnership with a French based women’s association ‘L’Association des Femmes Actantes” (AFA) and the Silver Man Family of Canada, on August


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Commonwealth throws weight behind Cameroon for lasting peace

By NOELA EBOB BISONG The Commonwealth of Nations, to which Cameroon is a member, has reaffirmed its unflinching support to the country, as it battles to regain its once cherished peace. Describing Cameroon as a ‘valued


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Public Works’ newly appointed officials tasked to team up for good results

By DOH JAMES SONKEY Over 200 newly appointed officials of the Ministry of Public Works have been tasked to work as a team with other collaborators in order to help Minister Emmanuel Nganou Djoumessi and the


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Anglophone Crisis: NW/SW inhabitants defy imposed  14-day-long lockdown

BY NDIMUH B. SHANCHO The separatist lockdown imposed in the North West and South West regions prior to the start of the 2019/2020 academic year, which according to the Sako-led Ambazonian Interim Government, was to begin


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After prison riots, Biya orders gov’t to  accelerate judicial procedures, decongest prisons

By DOH JAMES SONKEY Following recent riots by inmates at the Kondengui Central Prison in Yaoundé and the Buea Main Prison last July 22 and 23, 2019, respectively, the President of the Republic, Paul Biya has


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Tragedy befalls SW Governor’s office

By NOELA EBOB BISONG Tangwa Stephan Lizenus, Chief of Cabinet at the South West Governor’s Office in Buea, has left the stage, in circumstances quite pathetic but worrisome. The mid-30-year-old died at about 3am, Sunday, August


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