Posts

Showing posts from October, 2016
Friday, February fourteenth, theUN says at least 22 people have been killed in a village in the Northwest region of Cameroon. Over half of those killed were children. No one has claimed responsibility for Friday’s incident but the opposition parties blame the killing on the government.

Police interrupted activities in gay joint in Yaounde

Image
Mistral bar in the Essos neighborhood of Yaoundé, does not advertise itself as a gay bar but was widely considered a place where many gay men could feel safe.

Kenya to push over 280,000 refugees back to Somalia

Image
With the closure of the world’s largest migrant camp in Kenya, thousands of Somali refugees could be forced to return to their war-ravaged homeland. The move has been branded a violation of international law.

Students clamoring free education clashed with police

Image
Hundreds of students demanding free education have clashed with police in renewed violence at South Africa's top university in Johannesburg after it attempted to reopen following recent unrest.

22-year=old Nigerian caught stealing SUV at Winners' church

Image
When 22-year-old Mr. Samuel Sunday walked into the Living Faith Church, popularly known as ‘Winners Chapel,’ located at Sango-Otta, Ogun State, last week Sunday, many thought he came to worship God.

Russia to deploy long-range air defence missiles to Syria

Image
In a move raising the potential threat of a Russia-NATO conflict, Russia said Wednesday it will deploy long-range air defence missiles to its base in Syria and destroy any target that may threaten its warplanes following the downing of a Russian military jet by Turkey.

Hurricane Matthew causes airlines to cancel flights

Image
Hurricane Matthew forced airlines to cancel some flights to Caribbean islands like Jamaica, Haiti and the Turks and Caicos.  U.S. fliers headed to those regions this week should prepare for disruptions.

Four European countries intercepted Russian bombers over Europe

Image
Four European countries were forced to scramble fighter jets after two Russian Blackjack bombers blasted across the continent, it has been revealed.

Nigeria to sell two of ten presidential jets

Image
Nigeria is selling two of its 10 presidential jets in a bid to "cut down on waste", President Muhammadu Buhari's spokesman has said.

Camair Co restructures operations

Image
Camair-Co (QC, Douala) terminated scheduled passenger flights to Paris CDG, France, on Friday, September 30 citing a network restructuring exercise.

Thousand of students without teachers in northern region of Cameroon

Image
Cameroon's government says at least 500 teachers in the north have not reported for duty this school year amid safety concerns.

Rigobert Song flown France for more treatment

Image
Former Cameroon international Rigobert Song has been flown from Cameroon to France for further treatment after coming out of a two-day coma.

Haiti again by another Hurricane

Image
A few months after the massive 2010 earthquake in Haiti, I stood on the terrace of my hotel and looked out onto the Champs de Mars plaza, a central square in Port-au-Prince that had become an encampment for people who'd lost their homes.

Google's Pixel phone, real threat to Apple's iPhone

Image
Google is embarking on a wholesale revamp of its mobile phone strategy, debuting a pair of slick and powerful handsets that for the first time will go head-to-head with Apple Inc.’s iconic iPhone.

A four-year-old killed after picking up bomb mistaken for toy

Image
A four-year-old girl has died in Aleppo after picking up what she thought was a shiny toy, but which was actually a cluster bomb.

Bill Clinton critized Obamacare

Image
Bill Clinton criticized President Barack Obama's signature policy reform Monday while on the stump for his wife, Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, calling Obamacare "the craziest thing in the world." But he attempted to temper his criticism at a Tuesday rally.

Biafra Nations Youth League called on troops to vacate the Bakassi Peninsula

Image
An overseas-based founding member of the Biafra Nations Youth League has called on troops to vacate the Bakassi Peninsula.

Rigobert Song is out of coma

Image
Former Cameroon international Rigobert Song has come out of a two-day coma and will be flown to France for treatment.

Traditional rulers in Cameroon use black magic on road construction company

Image
Negotiations are underway for traditional rulers in Cameroon’s South West region to lift an injunction they placed on road construction works in the region. On September 27, 2016, the Chiefs tied what they called

Antalyaspor lifted Samuel Eto'o's suspension after racism comments

Image
Turkish club Antalyaspor lifted Samuel Eto'o's suspension and included him in the squad to face Galatasaray on Sunday, after warning him over his future conduct.

Cameroonian strikers and mates end Schalde's winless run

Image
Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting was outstanding for Schalke as they ended their losing streak and picked up their first win of the season as Borussia Monchengladbach 4-0 in the Bundesliga.

Rigobert Song fighting for life after cerebral attack

Image
Former Cameroon international Rigobert Song is in hospital after suffering a cerebral attack, a member of his family has told reporters.

Top NIgerian actress expelled from film industry

Image
A famous Nigerian actress, Rahama Sadau, has been expelled by the Hausa indigenous film industry known as Kannywood, after she featured in a music video which they say was "immoral". 

Cameroonian footballer Rigobert Song is hospitalized

Image
Legendary Cameroonian footballer Rigobert Song, who was rushed to hospital in the country's capital, Yaounde after suffering a medical emergency, will be flown to France this evening. 

Alaskan residents not pleased with yearly divident checks

Image
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Yes, you could call it free money.

But that doesn’t mean all Alaskans are happy about the $1,022 dividend checks nearly every resident will receive starting Thursday from the state’s oil wealth fund.

Oil prices continue to rise and fall

Image
The prices of oil can fluctuate by the day, by the hour, even by the minute. In the 1990s the demand for oil had been decreasing but Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries ( OPEC ) continued to increase production.

11 banana health benefits you might not know about

Image
How can something so delicious be good for you> in fact, a banana’s health benefits are so impressive, we’re sure they’ll be your go=to food. Plus, get delicious, healthy banana recipes too…