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Separatists under the banner of the so-called Ambazonia Defense Forces (ADF) have claimed responsibility for a missing government official in the restive northwest region. The ADF said it had kidnapped an administrative official near the town of Batibo, some 40km from the regional capital Bamenda.
Yaound - An administrative official was snatched over the weekend from one of Cameroon's restive English-speaking regions in the second such kidnapping in a fortnight, state media reported on ... Regional police officials confirmed the kidnapping to CrTV, saying they had recovered his burnt-out vehicle.

In Cameroon, Ms. Mueller met with the minister of External Relations and the governor of the Far North. Visiting the Zamai internally displaced people (IDP) site and Minawao refugee camp, she saw first-hand the impact of the deteriorating security situation in the Lake Chad basin. In the region, Cameroon ...
Cameroon: information minister speaks with Africanews on crisis [The Morning Call]. Cameroon: information minister speaks with ... Cameroon's government says normalcy has returned to the troubled English speaking regions of the country. Separatists in the country's restive anglophone regions have ...
Cameroonian authorities continue to search for a senior regional official kidnapped Sunday by suspected separatist militants in the country's English-speaking northwest. The abduction followed the killing of three gendarmes that same day amid violence in other anglophone towns as officials tried to ...
Ursula Mueller, UN Assistant-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs, has said more than 60 suicide attacks were carried out by the Boko Haram insurgency in Cameroon in 2017. The UN Official made the remark recently while wrapping up her visit to Cameroon where she called on the international ...

The International Olympic Committee has lifted a doping ban against Russia, restoring the country's rights in full, Russian officials said on Wednesday. ... The government has denied any state involvement in the plot but a top sports official Vitaly Mutko, currently a deputy prime minister, was suspended by ...
A judge in Lagos on Wednesday ordered the confiscation of two multi-million-dollar penthouses in the latest seizure of assets linked to Nigeria's former oil minister. Diezani Alison-Madueke -- who was also the first female president of OPEC -- served under former president Goodluck Jonathan until 2015.
Cameroon's Prime Minister, Philemon Yang, has cautioned government officials against using first class flights for missions. PM Yang in a circular date February 23, urged heads of state-owned enterprises, officials of companies and public institutions to make all their air travel abroad in business class and ...
Replacing Mouzalas in the politically sensitive role will be Dimitris Vitsas, former deputy defence minister and a member of Tspiras' left-wing Syriza party. The reshuffle followed the dismissal of junior labour minister Rania Antonopoulos and the resignation of her husband, economy minister Dimitri ...
Yaound - An administrative official was snatched over the weekend from one of Cameroon's restive English-speaking regions in the second such kidnapping in a fortnight, state media reported on ... Regional police officials confirmed the kidnapping to CrTV, saying they had recovered his burnt-out vehicle.
In Cameroon, Ms. Mueller met with the minister of External Relations and the governor of the Far North. Visiting the Zamai internally displaced people (IDP) site and Minawao refugee camp, she saw first-hand the impact of the deteriorating security situation in the Lake Chad basin. In the region, Cameroon ...
Cameroon has deployed more troops to it's English speaking regions after another wave of attacks on public buildings and the kidnapping of military and ... Assomo says the troops were deployed following repeated attacks on government officials, public buildings and schools by suspected armed ...
Cameroonian authorities continue to search for a senior regional official kidnapped Sunday by suspected separatist militants in the country's English-speaking northwest. The abduction followed the killing of three gendarmes that same day amid violence in other anglophone towns as officials tried to ...
Since October, troops have staged a crackdown targeting activists in Cameroon's restive western regions where the English-speaking minority has staged protests against ... Official figures, though, refer to the 23 police and soldiers killed but do not provide a detailed count for civilian or separatist casualties.
Thousands of school children selected from all local primary and secondary schools planted trees on the outskirts of Garoua, capital of the northern region of Cameroon. Didier Djonwe, an official of Cameroon's Ministry of Secondary education, says the children were invited to plant trees because ...
The Senate also called on the Nigerian military authorities to increase military presence and intensify border patrol within the area to prevent further acts of trespass by the Cameroun soldiers, just as it asked the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama to liaise with his Cameroonian counterpart to ...

He slammed Cameroon's Information Minister, Issa Tchiroma-Bakary for referring to the arrested nationals as terrorists in his statement announcing their deportation earlier this week. He has also ... Its defense wing has claimed responsibility for deadly attacks on security officials deployed to the region.
Last year though, during the official launch of its activities in Cameroon, Cargolux was rejoicing. Douala "has the biggest port in Central Africa. It is the country's economic and commercial capital which handles most of its exports, oil, cocoa, coffee, fruits, metal and woods notably. European countries are its ...
No further details were released about the incident in Dian, in Cameroon's Southwest Region, but other officers may have also been killed, an official added. "According to some information, other police were killed but we are still looking into this," the official said, who spoke on condition of anonymity.
A governor in Cameroon says at least 21 people have been killed and at least 38 injured when a bus veered off a road and crashed into a tree in a ravine. West Region Gov. Awah Fonka said Sunday that the death toll from the accident late Saturday is likely to increase. He said the bus driver and at least ...
The Minister of sports and Physical education, Bidoung Mpkatt has faced press men and women ahead of CAF's first inspection mission in Cameroon on the ... In a patriotic tone,Minister Bidoung Mpkatt who doubles as the President of the Local Organising Committee of the 2019 AFCON (COCAN) said the ...
CHAN Eagles have rated last night's friendly against Cameroon as a good test and will now depart to Tangier by road tomorrow. The Eagles drew 0-0 with Cameroon ahead of their opening Group C clash against Rwanda in Tangier on Monday night. "The good practice game, it was not about the result but ...
Voter registration is underway in Cameroon ahead of nationwide elections later this year, however the electoral body is encountering both voter apathy and challenges due to insecurity in some ... ELECAM officials, who are appointed by the president, have dismissed allegations of rigging as unfounded.
THISDAY could however not get official reaction on the abduction from officials of the foreign ministry or security agencies at the time of going to press. Tabe heads the Interim government of the Federal Republic of Ambazonia, after the Anglophone Southern Cameroon declared independence from ...
Julius Ayuk Tabe, the Nigeria-based chairman of the Governing Council of Ambazonia separatist movement, was taken into custody alongside six others at a hotel in Abuja on Friday, both a Nigerian official and the separatist group said. Separatists, including armed radical elements, seek an independent ...
The minister of Territorial Administration and Decentralization even insinuated that close to 60% of the financial allocations have already been transferred to the local councils for effective and efficient management. The Minister of Territorial Administration and Decentralization alluded that the second phase ...
"This set of able bodied men only sneaked into Nguroje, passing through other towns and Gembu, the council's headquarters, without information," he said. Meanwhile, a local government official has said the suspects, who claimed to be from Bamenda in Cameroun, did not notify the council of their coming.
Malabo - Troops in Equatorial Guinea shot dead a "mercenary" during clashes on Wednesday near the border with Cameroon, state television reported, hours after an official said the government had thwarted a coup against President Teodoro Obiang. TVGE, the official news channel in the tiny west ...
Cameroon: Defense minister calls on displaced Ambazonians to return home. 1; 2; 3; 4 ... The minister delegate at the presidency in charge of defence is calling on the displaced people of Manyu to come home. ... The minister has assured the people that there's enough security now for them to come home.
Invited to the meeting were officials of the National Olympic and sports Committee (CNOSC) and heads of sports federations concerned with the preparations of the Games. Speaking at the occasion, the Minister of Sports and Physical education, Bidoung Mkpatt, called on stakeholders to work hand ...
Cameroon President Paul Biya says he will destroy all terrorists whom he says are fighting to separate his country or using it as a hiding place for armed ... Rene Emmanuel Sadi, Cameroon's minister of territorial administration and decentralization, says the decentralization Biya spoke about encounters ...
Professor Jacques Fame Ndongo, Cameroon's minister of higher education, is distributing the laptops. He said all registered university students will have their own share of what is a gift from President Biya, who, said he, is helping young university students secure access to a modern-day digital economy.
At least 6 armed separatists and a police official have been killed and several people wounded in the southwestern Cameroon English speaking town of Mamfe ... Cameroon communication minister and government spokesman Issa Tchiroma says hundreds of youths armed with guns, machetes and spears ...
He was reportedly picked up yesterday and his car set ablaze a few meters from Ambo village in Batibo. It should be recalled that Namata Diteng, Divisional Officer for Batibo Sub Division who was kidnapped a fortnight ago is still no where to be found. Reports say the Batibo DO was confirmed abducted, ...
The Congolese Minister of Justice and human rights, in charge of indigenous peoples, Ange Wilfrid Bininga, announced Sunday in Brazzaville, the opening of the Criminal Sessions in March 2018 to judge matters of common rights."The criminal sessions will start by the end of the first quarter (in March) ...
The Regional Delegate for Social Affairs for the Northwest Region was over the weekend kidnapped by unknown gunmen in Batibo, authorities have confirmed. Nimbom Aaron was abducted in Batibo while returning from a funeral in the locality, the Senior Divisional Officer for the Momo Division Absalom ...
As employment has increased steadily, creating difficulties for companies trying to fill open positions, "is likely that tightness in labor markets will eventually show up in wages and prices." The absence of inflationary pressures over the past year has mystified Fed officials, but Quarles said that "mostly reflects ...
According to activists, if Article 66 is implemented, it will be a deterrent to public officials who line their private pockets with public funds. Cameroon, it should be recalled, was rated twice, in 1999 and 2000, as the most corrupt country in the world. It was after this rating that government decided to give an ...
Cameroon: information minister speaks with Africanews on crisis [The Morning Call]. Cameroon: information minister speaks with ... Cameroon's government says normalcy has returned to the troubled English speaking regions of the country. Separatists in the country's restive anglophone regions have ...
Luc Magloire Mbarga Atangana made the observation during a field visit to importers in Douala on February 1,2018. In reaction to allegations that there was scarcity of some basic commodities like fish and rice in the market ushering a price hike, the Minister of Trade, Luc Magloire Mbarga Atangana made ...
Antoine Pamboro, Director General of Vodafone Cameroon has reacted to Post and Telecommunications Minister's claims on his company. Minister Minette Libom Li Likeng had accused Vodafone of operating illegally in Cameroon. Reacting to the claims on French Daily La Nouvelle Expression, ...
Mr. Ogbeh reiterated the need for officials of the NAQS to be stationed at the country's ports to enable them to address such issues before they escalated. The minister who expressed the fear that if the quality of agricultural produce imported into Nigeria was not checked, a sort of biological warfare could ...
Barrister Nkumbe Ekaney, the first Cameroon born Queen's Counsel, is among the twenty one new deputy high court judges appointed by the Lord Chief Justice for a single fixed four-year term on May 23. Nkumbe Ekaney is a barrister who spent his formative years in Cameroon and the UK, attending ...
Jean Ernest Ngalle Bibehe, Cameroon's Minister of secondary and Basic education has banned 61 clandestine secondary schools. According to the Minister, the schools failed to respect procedures of creation, lacked reliable structures and necessary teachers. The schools which include Yves Plumey ...
Brazil's defense minister said Wednesday that the country's public security system is "broken" as gunmen fought with officers in a huge Rio de Janeiro slum, shutting down a major highway. "The system is broken and what we are seeing today is not only because of the breakdown of this system, of the ...
The clashes are said to have erupted in the early hours of Wednesday morning which led to the killing of an Elecam official recently jposted to the locality. Dtchonang Elie ... According to reports, Bangem was sent into panic after unidentified men attacked a police post injuring several security officials.
The EU's chief Brexit negotiator will hold talks with British Prime Minister Theresa May in London on Monday as the two sides resume negotiations on post-Brexit ties in a climate of deep uncertainty. "The Prime Minister will welcome Michel Barnier to Downing Street on Monday," read a tweet on the official ...
Andre Mama Fouda, Cameroon's Minister of public health has said there is no ebola virus outbreak in Cameroon. Mama Fouda, issued a communique to debunk rumors of the virus given the dead of three members of a family in Yaounde. He said investigations proved that the rumors were not true. "Health ...
However, the dismissal of the two ministers was expected after the duo decided to go against Geingob's wishes during the ruling SWAPO Party's elective ... Ekandjo, a former anti-apartheid activist and political prisoner at Robben Island has been in cabinet since 1990, first as Deputy Minister of Local ...


 

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