Category: Society

Man arrested in Wum for Illegal Wildlife Trafficking

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A man was arrested for illegal possession and circulation of chimpanzee and mandrill bones, in Wum, in the Menchum Division of the North West Region. He was arrested during a crackdown operation carried out by the Menchum Divisional Delegation of

Willy B Thrills Fans with Debut Single

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                      A brand new video ‘Cheri Coco’ by one of Cameroon’s promising artist, Willy B has begun to attract viewership from all over the world on youtube, shortly after its release

Cameroon President Appoints New Ministers

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Cameroon’s President Paul Biya has appointed new ministers into his government in a decree signed this Friday, 02 October 2015.  The appointments end months of speculation by local media about a new government in the country. Eight new names feature

Ako Hunting Guide Arrested for Wildlife Trafficking

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A wildlife trafficker was arrested in Kumbo, in the Bui division of the North West Region for illegal commercialization of protected species. He was arrested as he attempted to sell 5 mandrills skulls and a live mona monkey, among other

New Music: Chuzih Dadido Drops First Single

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Cameroon’s next big name in Africa’s thriving music industry, Chuzih Dadido has dropped the audio of his highly anticipated single of the year #Awah. The Afro-pop singer, song writer and music director is sure making his break-through with his debut

Nine Killed in Cameroon Twin Suicide Bombings

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Two suicide bombers blew themselves up in Cameroon’s northern town of Kolofata in the early hours of Sunday, 13 September 2015, killing nine and leaving several others injured. The attack which comes barely six months after another deadly attack in

Cameroon UN Peacekeeping Troops Protest over Unpaid Allowances

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More than 200 Cameroon soldiers who participated in the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission (MINUSCA) in the Central African Republic ( CAR)  staged a protest in front of the Prime Minister’s office in  the country’s capital,Yaoundé on  Wednesday 09, September 2015. The angry peacekeepers from CAR stormed

Cameroon: Iya Mohamed Slammed 15 Years Jail Term

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The former General Manager of the Cameroon Cotton Development Corporation (SODECOTON) Iya Mohamed was sentenced to 15 years in Prison on Thursday, September 3, by the Special criminal Court in Yaoundé, which found him and co-accused guilty of embezzling FCFA 12.180

Three Arrested for Wildlife Trafficking

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Three people were arrested within 48 hours last week, for trafficking in wildlife products in Lomie, East Region and in Yaounde. A 46- year-old man who travelled from Mindourou, a town close to Lomie was arrested in the Mvog Ada

Communication Council Advocates child Protection in Media Content

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The National Communication Council (NCC) in Cameroon has urged journalists and proprietors of audio-visual media organs in the country to pay particular attention to the quality of content they broadcast for the consumption of children. The call was made during a child protection seminar on Monday, 31