Southern Cameroons 

Adjournment of Civil Society Activists Trial in Cameroon Shows State Has No Case

Three civil society leaders in Cameroon remain imprisoned in solitary confinement and on trial for leading peaceful protests, following their court appearance on 27 July. The trial of Felix Balla Nkongho, Fontem Neba and Mancho Bibixy in a military court in the capital, Yaoundé, was adjourned for the third time since it began over six months ago. The activists face various spurious charges, some which, like treason and terrorism, carry the death penalty. A fourth activist, Justice Ayah Paul Abine is being held incommunicado at the Secretariat for Defense while…

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World Heritage Site destroyed by Boko Haram to be rebuilt

The National Commission for Museum and Monuments (NCMM), says it is exploring ways to rebuild the Sukur world heritage site in Adamawa destroyed by Boko Haram insurgents in 2014. The Director-General of the commission, Malam Yusuf Usman, made the disclosure in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Abuja. Usman said that efforts were also on to address conservation challenges at Osun-Osogbo Grove in Osun State. “Provisions have been made in the 2017 budget to address the conservation challenges of the Sukur site and Osun-Oshogbo…

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PENTAGON DENIES KNOWLEDGE OF CAMEROON BASE ABUSES — DESPITE BEING AWARE OF REPORTS OF TORTURE

“To date, U.S. Africa Command has not received any reports of human rights abuses by Cameroonian forces at either of these locations.” This was theboilerplate reply to media outlets from Robyn Mack, a spokesperson for U.S. Africa Command, the umbrella organization for U.S. military activities on the continent. Mack was responding to revelations, detailed in a recently released Amnesty International report, of torture and killing by Cameroon’s elite Rapid Intervention Battalion — known by its French acronym, BIR — at two military bases in that country. The Intercept and Forensic…

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News Southern Cameroons 

HOT: H. E. SISIKU AYUK TABE ADRESSES PRESIDENT BIYA AND AMBAZONIANS

Please this is for those unfortunate ones who could not listen to the full speech of H. E. SISIKU AYUK TABE. PLEASE CIRCULATE IT TO EVERYONE ESPECIALLY THOSE AT HOME. EACH ONE SHOULD DIGEST IT OVER AND OVER. HE, Sisiku AyukTabe addresses the nation. Fellow Southern Cameroonians, fellow Ambazonians: Accept warm greetings from the Governing Council. This journey to the restoration of the independence of our nation is in full gear and we want to thank you all for your messages from all corners of the world. We have heard…

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Sport News 

Russia 2018 World Cup qualifiers : I’m fit to play, Mikel declares

China based Super Eagles skipper John Mikel Obi has declared himself fit to return to the national team ahead of the Russia 2018 World Cup double header against Cameroon in Uyo and Yaounde. He is also set to help his team from plunging into relegation waters and play the remaining 12 games for struggling Tianjin TEDA in the Chinese Super League Mikel, who has been training with his teammates for over three weeks since he fully recovered from a hip injury that kept him out of action for three months…

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Beer parlour hygiene in Cameroon and environmental hazards

Cleanliness people say is next to godliness. A clean man from the outside can always at times give people the false impression of internal cleanliness. Cameroonians like alcohol and are one of the heaviest alcohol takers in Africa and the world. However their love for day drinking is unequally matched with their love for a clean environment. If you enter into most Cameroonian bars, you will be blinded to think that all is well. This is because you will meet nicely dressed ladies and gentlemen. This clean guys drink their…

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