Cameroon (National Times)-Even though it is expected of former statesmen to spend their retirement and last days on earth in the comfort of their family abode, relishing the vestiges of wealth acquired throughout their sojourn in top offices in the Government, those in Cameroon are gradually spending their last days in the inner hovels of penitentiary and VIP detention centres.
Algiers( National Times)-On Tuesday, April 2,2019, long serving Algerian President surprised the world by abdicating from the throne he has been occupying for two decades which came to actualised the “social contract” between him, the Army and the Algerian people.
Cameroon(National Times)-Two French Lawyers, Eric Dupond-Moretti and Antoine Vey have submitted documents at the United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention (WGAD) for the immediate release of their client and co, whom they argued, are being held by Cameroonian authorities because of their political views.
A Researcher at the Chantal Biya International Reference Centre told The National Times on condition of anonymity for lack of authorisation to speak to the press that, “the decision would greatly improve the lives of the patients”.
The Researcher explained that in the past, HIV-AIDS test was only free for children below 5 years and pregnant women. Moreover, the CD4 and viral charge were also payable and very expensive in some health units which ensured that many patients died because they could not be followed up.
Cameroon (National Times)-For one year now, Cameroon has been involved in various diplomatic squabbles and exchange of words with some major allies and world players including the United States (US), European Union (EU) and Israel.
Despite its long coastline, Cameroon has just 64 naval vessels including 13 patrol vessels. It has a total military budget of $370,000,000, roughly 1,850,000,000,000FCFA meaning much of the country’s budget is spent on the military though.
The body holds that, Mancho Bibixy was arrested and charged with “acts of terrorism,” “secession,” “propagation of false information,” “revolution,” insurrection,” contempt of public bodies and public servants,” and “hostility against the homeland” because he reported on “injustices suffered by Anglophone Cameroonians.”
According to Eboutou, Jules Tchuenkam was a promising businessman in the locality, known by all the authorities and with his well-established network of airtime transfers, some of these personalities could buy on credit. However, one day, Tchuenkam rejected the demands of one of these authorities and the person in question promised to teach him a lesson he would never forget.
Yaounde (National Times)-The Cameroon Renaissance Movement (CRM) party has carried forward the planned protest march from April 6 to April 13, 2019.
Douala (National Times)-Security Forces in the nation’s economic capital, Douala, have arrested iconic Cameroonian Makossa musician, Lonkana Ango Simon, popularly known as Longue Longue
Yaoundé (National Times)-The President of the Cameroon Renaissance Movement (CRM), Professor Maurice Kamto, has walked out of court and refused to be tried in-camera.
Douala (National Times)-One of Cameroon’s best music producer of international reputation, Jean Pierre Saah, is no more.