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Threats of secession push MPs, CPDM to celebrate October 1 for the first time

By DOH JAMES SONKEY IN YAOUNDE Boycotted by SDF Senators and Members of Parliament at the National Assembly and MRC MP, other parliamentarians from the ruling Cameroon People Democratic Movement, CPDM party majority, NUDP, UDC, National


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Francophones will shed blood to fight secessionists-Tchiroma

By DOH JAMES SONKEY IN YAOUNDE Government Spokesman, Issa TCHIROMA Bakary has declared that the least francophone is prepared to shed blood in order to fight against secessionist movements and keep Cameroon intact. Minister Tchiroma equally


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Anglophone MPs allegedly resign from parliament

BY ATIA TILARIOUS The names of some members of the national assembly are making rounds on social media platforms suggesting that they have resigned. This follows an impromptu address made by Hon. Joseph Njang Mbah Ndam


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Over 12,000 earmarked for treatment onboard Mercy Ships

BY NDUMBE BELL GASTON IN DOUALA Last week’s visit by three ministers from Yaounde with the mission to evaluate the work done since the docking of the mobile hospital boat in Douala Port came at a


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Agbor Balla breaks the silence -Urges President Biya to embrace Dialogue

By Ikome Christie-Noella Eposi The head of the Fako lawyers Association (FAKLA), Barrister Agbor Balla Felix has called on the president of the Republic of Cameroon, His Excellency Paul Biya and his government to dialogue constructively


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Anglophone crisis: Osih condemns violence, prescribes dialogue as solution

BY ATIA TILARIOUS AZOHNWI Joshua Osih, Member of Parliament (MP) for Wouri has condemned the curfew, restrictions on movement imposed on the population and all forms of violence perpetrated in the North West and South West


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BY NDUMBE BELL GASTON IN DOUALA Last week’s visit by three ministers from Yaounde with the mission to evaluate the work done since the docking of the mobile hospital boat in Douala Port came at a


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Create Justice, Truth and Reconciliation Commission now – Ntumfor Nico Halle

By Norbert Wasso Renowned peace crusader, Ntumfor Barrister Nico Halle, is pleading with the Head of State, President Paul Biya to urgently create a Justice, Truth and Reconciliation Commission to diffuse the mounting tensions in the


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New Meme DOs to be challenged by ghost towns, schools boycott

BY TALLA AGHAA CHRISTOPHER On September 4, 2017 the Head of State signed a presidential decree appointing new Divisional Officers, D.O throughout the national territory. This presidential decree equally saw the appointment of new D.O’s in


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Cameroon’s anti-terrorism law impedes press freedoms – CPJ report

By Elah Geoffrey Mbongale The Committee to Protect Journalists, CPJ has indicted Cameroon for using the ‘anti-terror’ law to arrest and threaten journalists, creating a climate of fear among political reporters and other journalists. The anti-terrorism


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