Africa

Cameroon’s Paul Biya Salutes Landslide Victims With 200M But Completely Neglects SW, NW War Victims.

By Eric Tataw – Wednesday October 30, 2019. Minister of Territorial Administration, Paul Atanga Nji delivers speech at the landslide incident scene as Ministers Célestine Ketcha Courtès (Housing and Urban Development – Mindhu) and Agriculture and Henri Eyebe Ayissi (Agriculture and Rural Development – Minader) look on. The government of the Central African country of Cameroon has announced the disbursement …

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Cameroon: Maroua Main Market Shutdown!

By Eric Tataw – Wednesday October 30, 2019. Police officers try to contain angry traders at the Maroua Main Market, Cameroon. The Maroua main market in the capital of the Far North Region of the Central African country, Cameroon has been shut down, National Telegraph has confirmed. Business persons have taken to the streets, Wednesday October 30, 2019, to decry …

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Cameroon: 3-Member Inter-ministerial Commission Dispatched To Landslide Affected Bafoussam.

By Eric Tataw – Tuesday October 29, 2019. Célestine Ketcha Courtès – Cameroon’s Minister of Housing and Urban Development. The government of the Central African country, Cameroon has formed an inter-ministerial commission of three ministers following a landslide in the country’s West region that claimed 42 lives. A source in the country’s capital, Yaounde told National Telegraph late Tuesday October …

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Cameroon: 59-Year-Old Commits Suicide In Mile 16 Days After Buea Mayor Died.

By Eric Tataw – Tuesday October 29, 2019. Ekema Patrick Esunge, Mayor of Buea died under undetermined circumstances. A 59-year-old woman has died after committing suicide in Cameroon’s South West, Tuesday October 29, 2019, inhabitants of Mile 16 – Bolifamba where the incident happened have told National Telegraph. Martha Afu aka Mami Lum consumed high amounts of Mocap, a chemical …

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Burkina Faso Activists Protest Against ‘Hypocritical’ Tributes To Defense Forces Fighting Terrorism.

By Michel Biem Tong – Tuesday October 29, 2019. Roch Marc Christian Kaboré – President of Burkina Faso. Activists in the West African landlocked country of Burkina Faso have been protesting against what they describe as hypocritical tributes to the country’s defense forces, National Telegraph has gathered. On Saturday October 26, 2019, members of government, political and traditional rulers, leaders …

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Cameroon: Rescuers Update Casualties In Bafoussam Landslide Incident.

By Eric Tataw – Tuesday October 29, 2019. On-the-spot picture of a landslide scene captured by a National Telegraph secret stringer in Bafoussam. The total number of casualties in a landslide that took place in Cameroon’s West Region has increased, recent updates from a team of first respondents say. Rescuers had initially put the number of dead bodies retrieved from …

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Landslide Kills 7, Entraps 23 In Cameroon’s West.

By Eric Tataw – Tuesday October 29, 2019. Cameroon’s Minister of Territorial Administration, Paul Atanga Nji. At least a total of seven (7) dead bodies have been retrieved from the ground after a landslide occurred in Cameroon’s West Region, National Telegraph has been told. The incident also destroyed some eleven (11) homes, residents of Bafoussam, capital of the West region …

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