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Cameroonian born Monique Ntumngia wins prize for promoting renewable energy

Young Cameroonian lawyer aged 27, Monique Ntumngia has just won the first prize in the competition “Green Girls Monafrick Energy”, organised on 17 August 2017 in Kigali, the Rwandan capital. Received after her prize by the Minister of SMEs, Laurent Serge Etoundi Ngoa, the enthusiast of renewable energies expressed the wish to see the Cameroonian […]

Mysterious” Bees disrupt GCE centre at GSS Buea

At least 10 candidates taking the ongoing GCE practicals at GSS Buea town have been hospitalized after mysterious bees took the school. The incident set the atmosphere in a state of pandemonium as students, examination officials and even security officers took to their heels  from angry bees whose origin is unknown. Candidates have been ferried […]

Yaounde and Douala Ranked Amongst 30 best African cities

Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale of Lausanne (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology), in partnership with the magazine Afrique Méditerranée Business, just published the African Cities Lab, a study on the 30 best African cities, based on criteria such as quality of infrastructure, accommodation, spatial development, environment and ecology, development of the economic environment and governance. In this […]

Cameroon amongst Africa’s top 10 largest importers of heavy weapons

According to the latest report of the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), Cameroon is the 6th largest importer of heavy weapons in Africa, for the period covering 2012 to 2016 (Egypt and South Africa were not taken into consideration in this ranking, Ed). Even though the 2016 data has not been revealed, SIPRI, in […]

Five Cameroonian citizens found dead in an apartment in Baku-Azerbaijan

Bodies of five Cameroonian citizens were found in an apartment in Azerbaijan’s capital, Baku. Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Emergency Situations said in a statement. “The Crisis Management Center received information that some helpless people are locked in an apartment in the Yasamal district of Baku,” the ministry said Sunday. The emergency response group arrived on the […]

Bidoung Mpkatt challenge gone Viral: How low can you get?

There was the Ice Bucket Challenge, then there was the Mannequin Challenge, now from Cameroon comes the Bidoung Challenge. When Cameroon’s Sports Minister Pierre Ismael Bidoung Mpkatt bowed and shook the hand of President Paul Biya, the image of the greeting went viral. The hashtags #BidoungChallenge and #CourberdosChallenge meaning to bend the back, have been […]

Cameroon Government planning mass arrest of leaders of the Anglophone movement

James Arrey Abangma, President of the National Unionof Teachers of Higher Education (NUTHE),University of Buea (UB Chapter), has disclosed in a press statement that the Biya’s regime in Yaounde is scheming a mass arrest, kidnappings and assassination of Anglophone leaders of the struggle. The communique also states that the solution to the current crisis in […]

Bamenda Protest: Local Journalist Demonstrates In a Coffin

A Pidgin English Newscaster known as Mancho Bibixy of a Bamenda local base Radio Station, Abakwa FM has stormed the City Chemist Round-about with a coffin declaring he is ready to die. The firebrand anchor cum activist is denouncing the low state of development in the City, accusing the Government Delegate to the Bamenda City […]

2016 Women AFCON: Cameroon presents rich artistic display

2016 Women AFCON: Cameroon has once again confirmed her place as Africa in miniature through a rich artistic display at the opening ceremony of the Women Africa Cup of Nations at the Yaounde Ahmadou Ahidjo Omnisport Stadium this 19th November 2016. The artistic display just after the Head of State, H.E. Paul Biya’s opening of […]

2016 women’s Afcon: 206 fire fighters to be deployed

Officials of the National Fire Fighting Brigade have announced the deployment of 206 Fire Fighters to the Yaounde and Limbe stadia ahead of the 2016 women’s Africa Cup of Nations. The information was made known during an evaluation meeting marking final preparations for the 2016 Women’s AFCON and the corps’ end of year activities organized […]