Politics

Anglophone Struggle Takes Another Kink, Separatists, Federalists Bury Hatchet, Create Southern Cameroons Liberation Council

USA (National Times)-The quest for the restoration of the Southern Cameroons statehood took another decisive twist on Friday, March 29 to Sunday March 31, 2018, when leaders of the various movement fighting for the independence of Ambazonia converged on Washington DC, USA, and resolved to unit all liberation movements, groups and civil society organisations to give the independence struggle a new impetus and see it materialise.

Society

Women Protest Dry Taps, Stay Mute On FCFA 15 Million ‘Ambazonia Fighters’ Ransom

In January this year, the National Times made an in-depth investigation into the Mile 4 water controversy. Then , our findings revealed that, gunmen believed to be separatists’ had blocked a reservoir at Wututu village that supplies water to homes. Then, the inhabitants said, the gunmen were accusing the community of lack of collaboration.

Politics

Another Political Tsunami Gathers In Cameroon As Common Law Lawyers’ Epistolary Bombshell Lands On Biya’s Table

Limbe(National Times)-Common Law Lawyers have once more fired an epistolary missive to President Paul Biya, condemning in strong terms Government ploy to harmonise the Civil and Commercial Code.
In a strongly-worded memo to the Head of State, some prominent Common Law Advocates write: “We the Common Law Lawyers of Cameroon are vehemently protesting against the promulgation and applicability of the proposed Civil Law-inspired Civil and Commercial Code in the two English-speaking Regions of Cameroon where the Common Law is applicable.”

Society

Few Women Defy Ghost, Celebrate Women’s Day In Buea

Buea(National Times)-A handful of women in the South West Regional capital Buea, Friday, March 8, 2019, defied the Ghost town lurking in the city, mustered courage and converged on the Buea Independence Square to commemorate the 34th International Women’s Day, which was predicated on the theme: “Crusade against Gender Inequality, Committing to a new Impetus.”

Society

Medics Appeal For Calm, Vigilance As Rumour Of Meningitis Epidemic Rock Fako Division.

On the same issue, the District Medical Officer of the Limbe health district communicated to the public that, “following weekly reports on disease surveillance after a meeting with the directors of the three main hospitals this morning (Thursday February 28) and also contacts made with the chiefs of health Areas, we have not receive any report that can point in that direction”.