Showing posts from November, 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.

Former Minister of Sport to appear in court

Former long-serving government minister and erstwhile Normalisation Committee Chairman of the Cameroon Football Federation (FECAFOOT), Joseph Owona, has been summoned to appear before the Special Criminal Court.

Cameroon kills over 90 Islamic state fighters, rescues 900 hostages

Cameroon Wednesday claimed killing over 100 Islamic State (IS) fighters in the Far North Region and rescuing close to 900 hostages.

Mayor of Buea, Patrick Ekema Esunge defies Court ruling, grabs land, imprisons owner

The Mayor of Buea, Patrick Ekema Esunge, and his Council have been roped in another land-grabbing scandal.

Gunmen kill 36 miners In Zamfara State in Nigeria

The attackers suspected to be cattle rustlers overran the gold mining camp on November 7, 2016.

Gendarmes, Policemen braced up for fight

A one-week course ended on Friday, November 11, 2016, at the Gendarmerie Training Centre, Camp Yeyap, Yaounde.

A 19 year-old college student gave birth in her dorm

When 19-year-old Amber Fulton discovered that she was pregnant, fear overcame the Claflin college student and she made the decision to keep the pregnancy from her family and friends.

Donald Trump: Same sex marriage was already settled

On Sunday night, '60 Minutes' broadcasted its post-election interview with Donald Trump.

When asked by CBS' Leslie Stahl about the potential for overturning the Supreme Court decision that legalized same-sex marriage, Trump replied, "It's irrelevant because it was already settled. It's law."

A Nigerian man set for execution in Singapore

The Singapore government must grant clemency to a Nigerian man set to be executed for drug trafficking next week, Amnesty International said.

Powerful quake raffles New Zealand

Two people are confirmed to have died after a powerful earthquake in New Zealand caused a series of aftershocks, causing damage to buildings and leading residents to evacuate their homes for higher ground to avoid tsunami waves.

Why Clinton lost to the election

How Hillary Clinton managed to lose an election to a candidate as divisive and unpopular as Donald Trump will baffle observers and agonise Democrats for years to come. Once the shockwave passes, some glimpses of rational explanation may become visible.

Nigerian government denies paying $21M to free Chibok girls

The Presidency has come out to deny the reports flying around that the Federal Government paid the amount of $21million to Boko Haram leadership for the release of 21 Chibok girls in October.