He averred that, the contrary happened when the crisis touched the fabric of major parts of the two English-speaking Regions. Mbile said the fact that, French-speaking Cameroonians welcomed their brethren from the restive zones shows that integration and living together has gone beyond mere propaganda.
Today’s incident is less rigid compared to a similar one last week. Then a mixed team of gendarme and police officers raided the same vicinity and two others within Kumba arresting anyone they suspected could have links with separatists’ fighters. Reports talked of at least 200 persons picked up for questioning then. Most regained their freedom after allegedly paying bribes worth FCFA 50.000.
On Monday last week, hours of gun battles rattled the entire Kosala vicinity putting inhabitants in panic. The neighbourhood is feared to be among the areas in Kumba suffering from the infiltration of gunmen claiming allegiance to the separatists’ movement.
Reports hold that, it is not the first time unknown gunmen are abducting Azeh. His abduction seems to be an affront to the opposition politician. Fru Ndi has in repeated outings maintained that, some members within the Biya regime are running counter separatists’ camps.
In the last quarter of 2018, the sister of the same politician was abducted in his native village. She was later released after spending days in the unknown. Fru Ndi’s home in his Baba II village also suffered arson in the last quarter of 2018. The authors of that attack also looted property.
If three points are grabbed in their next match, PWD club could be out of the red zone depending on the performance of the last two teams of group A ; Colombe and New Stars in their next games. Avion FC who are one point ahead of PWD could equally have an influence on the Bamenda club’s position, depending on how they play in their next match.
Religious authorities have been vocal in spirit and in the physical for an end to the Anglophone crisis and the Boko Haram incursions in the Northern Regions but the answer is yet to come.
In some of the services where these appeals are made, the high and the mighty of the Biya regime are always present but very little has changed
Fongo Tongo on the border with lebialem Division in the South West Region has witnessed repeated attacks from gunmen suspected to be members of the red dragons. There have been regular security raids across the locality but the suspected separatists’ are yet to back off.
However, the offer would not cover consultation fee as well as laboratory tests and admission related bills. No reason was advanced by the Church for the choice of these two health centres in Yaoundé and Bamenda given that there are thousands of IDPs in places like Kumba, Buea, Limbe, Douala, Bafoussam, areas wherein the Church operates health centres and some major hospitals.
The Pastor who was visibly surprised asked them again whether they are willing to renew their vow with God and His son Jesus Christ and if they understand the enormity of the act. Akere Muna who was visibly the oldest in the group raised up his right hand and together with others said, “I promise.”
Gabsa averred that, the major problem which they have is that of building confidence in the population. He said most youths in the bushes and even some stakeholders believe they are playing tricks to bring the children out and kill them.
“The head of state has handed an olive branch of peace to all the ex-combatants nothing is going to happen to them”, the Regional coordinator stated.
In the tweet, the president urged Cameroonians to work on a united front for everyone’s greatness and prosperity. The tweet which is not associated to any event is not unconnected to the current pressures facing the country top among which is the Anglophone crisis shaking the very foundation of the country’s unity and form of state.
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