Category: Society

Court May find former SONARA Manager Culpabable of Embezzlement

Metouk

Prosecutors at the Yaoundé Special Criminal Court say the former General Manager of the National Oil Refinery (SONARA), Charles Metouk and four others accused of embezzling over FCFA 514 million, may be found guilty of the charges levied against them. The trial of the

RFI Correspondent Detained, Interrogated in Cameroon

BIRs

A journalist working as correspondent for the Hausa service of Radio France Internationale (RFI) has been held incommunicado in Cameroon by officials to enquire about his alleged involvement in activities of the Islamic terrorist group, Boko Haram. Mr Ahmed Abba who is

Cameroon bans Islamic face veil after suicide bombings

Veil

Cameroon has banned the wearing of full-face Islamic veil, including the burka, in the Far North region, following two suicide bomb attacks. Two women dressed in the religious garments blew themselves up on Sunday in Fotokol, killing 13 people. The

Children of mentally ill mothers in West Africa

MentalHealth

Sexual abuse of mentally ill girls is on the rise in Africa, resulting in an increasing number of vulnerable children on the continent. Many children in West and Central Africa are increasingly joining alternative care families because their biological parents

BREAKING NEWS: Cameroon Army Aborted French Hatched Coup to Overthrow Biya Last January

President_Paul_Biya

The source who opted for anonymity for obvious reasons said the coup was a child of the French gov’t and former Minister of Territorial Administration and Decentralization, Marafa Hamidou Yaya, was going to be at the centre of it by

Ivory Trafficker arrested in Douala

Seized ivory

A39-year- old man was arrested on June 18, 2015 by wildlife officials from the Littoral Regional Delegation of Forestry and Wildlife as he attempted to sell 44 carved ivory pieces to a client in Douala. The suspected trafficker was accompanied

Cameroon-Chad border closed after two terrorist attacks on June 15 in Ndjamena

Chad-Cameroon

(Business in Cameroon) – Since June 15, 2015, circulation on the Ngueli bridge, which acts as a border between Chad and Cameroon in Extreme-North, Cameroon. The Chadian authorities decided to do this after the double terrorist attack perpetrated on the

Cameroon announces a first-time trial run at the 42 MW windpower plant in the Monts Bamboutos hills

Windmill

(Business in Cameroon) – To promote renewable energy, the Cameroonian government is expected to launch its very first windpower project this year with “a pilot project in energy production […] in the Monts Bamboutos hills, with the construction of a

Nigeria army repels Boko Haram attack on Maiduguri

Nigerian Soldiers

Kano (Nigeria) (AFP) – Boko Haram fighters launched an attack on northeast Nigeria’s largest city Maiduguri on Wednesday ‎but were repelled by Nigerian troops after intense clashes, residents and the army said. Dozens of militants armed with heavy guns and

ANGLOPHONE LAWYERS ‘READ RIOT ACT’!

Anglophone Lawyers

* Restore 2-State Federation *Halt Discriminatory Amendment Of Constitution *Convene Constitutional Conference *Restore Independence Of Judiciary *Stop Adulterating English Educational Sub System *Do So In 6 Months, Else … By Chris Mbunwe. An All Anglophones Lawyers Conference held at the Big