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USA:Close call as ship heads for house

An enormous cruise ship came within metres of this waterfront home. Florida – A panicking homeowner waved his arms in horror as giant cruise liner steamed towards his waterside home in Florida this week. The boat usually passes from the Port Everglades docks through Read on » » »

‘Our mosques are not big enough:’ Benin’s Muslims squeezed

Cotonou – Tensions have mounted in Benin after authorities cleared illegal structures from sidewalks including temporary awnings beside mosques where large numbers of worshippers gather for Friday prayers. Muslims, who account for nearly one-fourth of this West African nation’s more than 10 million people, Read on » » »

Cameroon: Stecy SA, the new mass urban transport company, is operational since 13 February

The Cameroonian Minister of Transport, Edgar Alain Mebe Ngo’o, officially launched on 13 February 2017 the activities of the Société de Transports et Equipments Collectifs de Yaoundé (Stecy SA – Yaoundé Transport and Community Equipment Company), now in charge of ensuring urban mass transport Read on » » »

An open letter for West Cameroon MPs to Return Home

 Map of former British Cameroons My dear people of West Cameroon, what happened across our towns and villages yesterday 11th February 2017 was historic. Despite internet blackout and threats made by colonial administrative authorities, intimidating our educational authorities to show up and march, Read on » » »

Internet black out in Bamenda: Wealthy organizations resort to satellite as people rush to border zones in East Cameroon

Libom Li Likeng Since the 17 of January 2017, internet users in the North West and the South West regions have been deprived of connections with service providers simply telling customers through short message services that the situation is beyond their control. Although government Read on » » »

Cameroun – Diplomatie: Aucun camerounais élu à l’Union Africaine

Avec huit candidatures, le Cameroun a enregistré le record de participation à ces élections. Elles ont eu lieu du 30 janvier au 1er février 2017. Elles se poursuivront en juillet prochain. Sur les postes qu’il reste à pouvoir, le Pr Justine Diffo Tchunkam paraît Read on » » »

Cameroon-Crise anglophone: les évêques anglophones chez le PM

Premier Ministre Philemon Yang Inquiets par rapport à la crise anglophone qui a plombé le climat social dans les Régions du Nord-Ouest et du Sud-Ouest ces derniers temps, les évêques anglophones de la Conférence Episcopale Provinciale de Bamenda (BAPEC) ont rencontré Philemon Yang le Read on » » »

Cameroon:The Time When Youths Were Forced To March In Support of President Paul Biya

On March 10, 2011, secondary school students in the town of Garoua were forced by some politicians to march in support of the President of the Republic of Cameroon Paul Biya following his promise of 25,000 jobs to Youths. From the look of things, Read on » » »

After 14 February, telecoms operators holding “temporary permits” may not be able to operate in Cameroon

Minette Libom Li Likeng, Through an official communiqué published at the end of last week, the Cameroonian Minister of Posts and Telecoms (Minpostel), Minette Libom Li Likeng, ordered telecoms operators holding “temporary permits” issued by the Telecoms Regulatory Agency (ART), to submit “copies and Read on » » »

Joint declaration by the Economic Community of West African States, the African Union And the United Nations on the political situation of the islamic republic of the Gambia

Joint declaration by the Economic Community of West African States, the African Union And the United Nations the political situation of the islamic republic of the Gambia on JANUARY 21, 2017     ECOWAS, the AU and the UN will work with the Government Read on » » »

Cameroon-School reopening:Consortium V Government

Consortium say no school re-opening press briefing below.   Cameroon government arrest  for refusing bribe leaders during negotiations as dialogue was ongoing and expects parent to and teachers in English speaking regions to return to school with orders from their leader,Minister of secondary education release Read on » » »

ECOWAS Commission President’s statement in the wake of the barbaric attack on the site of the Joint Operational Mechanism in Gao

ECOWAS Commission President’s statement in the wake of the barbaric attack on the site of the Joint Operational Mechanism in Gao Abuja, 18 January 2017. The ECOWAS Commission President, His Excellency Mr. Marcel A. de SOUZA, has learnt with outrage and great shock the Read on » » »

ECOWAS Statement on the bombing of the Rann refugee camp in North-eastern Nigeria

ECOWAS Statement The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) was dismayed to learn about the bombing of the Rann refugee camp in North-eastern Nigeria, near the Cameroon border, causing the death of more than 100 people and leaving 120 wounded on Tuesday, 17 Read on » » »

President Sirleaf Congratulates ECOWAS as Regional Group Celebrate ECOWAS Human Rights Day; Receives Special Envoy from Chad

Monrovia, Liberia – Monday, January 16, 2017: The Chairperson of the Authority of ECOWAS Heads of State and Government, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has congratulated the Economic Community of West African State (ECOWAS) for declaring January 16 – each year as ECOWAS Human Rights Read on » » »

ECOWAS Launches Human Capital and Travel Management Systems

  In continuation of its drive for best practices in the utilization of its human and capital resources, ECOWAS has launched the Human Capital Management (HCM) and Travel Management (AVM) systems on the 16th of January 2017. The Go Live of the modules would Read on » » »

CAMEROON :CAPA SUPPORTS ANGLOPHONE STRIKE CALLS FOR GHOST TOWN MONDAY 9th

Cameroon Parents Association (CAPA) supports on going strike.In the communique attached below CAPA says their children will stay home until those arrested in Kumba, Buea and Bamenda are released. . Please follow and like us:0 Read on » » »

Christmas Message By Her Excellency, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

H.E. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Chairperson of the Authority of Heads of States and Government of ECOWAS –         Fellow Liberians   As we celebrate yet another Christmas, we want to thank the Almighty God whose blessings and guidance have steered us through challenging moments. Our Read on » » »

President Sirleaf Leads High-level ECOWAS Delegation to The Gambia

(Monrovia, Liberia – Monday, December 12, 2016) The President of the Republic of Liberia and Chairperson of the Authority of Heads of State and Government of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), Madam Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, leads a High-level delegation of the Read on » » »

The Chairperson of ECOWAS Speaks on the Current Political Situation in The Gambia

(Monrovia, Liberia- Saturday, December 10, 2016): The President of the Republic of Liberia and Chair of the ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State and Government, Mrs. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has expressed deep concern about current developments in the Islamic Republic of the Gambia. Referring Read on » » »

ECOWAS:Communique on the Outcome of The Ghanaian Elections (2016)

The Commission of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has taken note of the announcement of the final result by the Chairperson of the Electoral Commission of Ghana, and the congratulatory phone call by the incumbent President, H.E. John Dramani Mahama, candidate Read on » » »