There is a disconnection between the football management body and the activities of the NDT in terms of developing local football. The setting up and operation of football academies which falls within the competence of the NDT has been in disarray in much of the country.
Cameroon’s Adamoua Region has been a theatre of abductions in exchange for ransoms for years now. In an open letter addressed to president Biya shortly after the October 7, 2018 presidential election, elites of the Region disclosed that over FCFA 2billion had been paid as ransoms to kidnappers since 2014.
Today’s development marks the third consecutive Thursday of instability in Wum. Similar deadly clashes were reported on Thursday the 14th, 21st and Thursday the 28th.
Recently, a woman with royal connections died in hospital days after she suffered multiple gunshots within the same area.
We also had the chance to discuss the issue of the crisis in the extreme North, and how the United Nations as one working as a team can continue to support the effort of the government through the collective intelligence of the other countries around may be Nigeria, Niger and Chad to make sure that, the responsibility is more effective because… You know that the crisis is a crisis that is confronting not only a country but it has some cross border aspects”
Added to the reports of embezzlement, the arson is said to have been the consequence of acts of denunciation carried out against separatists’ in Nyasoso. A majority of the people in the locality are said to have recently denounced all separatists’ activities putting them at odds with the gunmen. The owner of the local Inn lives beyond the shores of Cameroon.
The National Times gleaned that, at least 17 motorcycles belonging to the red dragons were destroyed in that operation. Other items which are believed to have been recovered in that operation include cartridges, projectiles, laptop, red dragon batches, voters’ cards, sim cards, cameras, Cameroonian national identity cards, an automatic rifle among others.
The new price tariff, of rice 25% after that meeting was agreed at 330FCFA per kilogram in Douala and Yaoundé, while the rice 5% called premium was set at 410FCFA in Douala and 425FCFA in Yaoundé. The difference in the prices is as a result of transportation. Fish of mackerel type 25+ was to sell at 1450FCFA.
One week after, traders increased the prices beyond the limit agreed with the minister. At least FCFA 100 had been added on the price per kilogram of fish and rice sparking outrage.
The National Times toured the market and the frenzy this morning is unusual. Commuters admit having been told of a supposed ultimatum from separatists’ that, the market should be shutdown latest 10AM. Even those who say the doubt the authenticity of the information assert that, they cannot bear the risk of ignoring given the developments of the last few days.
A man who pleaded for anonymity said “my wife was just sent back home from the market. According to her explanation, self-proclaimed soldiers invaded the market asking all to go back home if they love their lives”.
Shockingly, movement is still flowing across the metropolis. The same scene happened yesterday. Life is expected to pick steam back in the hours ahead as has been the case in the last days.
The PCC pastor is not the first man of God that has died under controversial circumstances within the context of the Anglophone crisis. In July 2018, a Ghanaian missionary Apostle Isaac Atoh was shot dead in Batibo under murky circumstances.
Within the same 2018, there was the killing of Reverend Alexander Nougi Sob in Muyuka Sub Division, South West Region. There is the murder of Fr. Ontari Cosmas of Kenyan nationality in Kembong, Manyu Division, South West Region in the last quarter of 2018. In the case of the Kenyan priest, Bishop Andrew Nkea of the Diocese of Mamfe accused the military of killing the missionary. Added to these is the case of American Baptist missionary Charles Truman Wesco killed in Bambui on October 30, 2018 under difficult circumstances. Within the same year, another pastor in Kumba popularly known as ‘Pastor Tom’ was fired at on a ghost town day under unclear circumstances.
Digging into what caused the fracas, a biker claimed security officers on duty engaged into a random seizure of keys of their bikes in front of the Fiango market. The same source narrated that, a soldier within the same area condemned the act stating that, the bikers among whom were internally displaced persons were barely struggling to earn a living.
The accident occurred in the locality of Mamb, Ngog-Mapubi Sub Division, Nyong et Kelle Division of the Centre Region. At least one person was severely wounded amid enormous material damage.