With the escalation of the Anglophone crisis, traditional rulers in the Northwest and Southwest regions of Cameroon, have continually been targeted by separatist fighters for either supporting a government initiative, or refusing to side with separatists’ agenda, or voting.
Also, traditional rulers seen by the government as weighing more on the separatists’ side of the divide, have been targeted and harassed by government forces. As a result, some have fled their palaces too, for fear of further harassment or prosecution.
The Chair of the Cameroon Renaissance Movement, CRM party, Prof. Maurice Kamto, has promised to continue battling till the objective of his party’s fight is attained, after he was freed from a 78-day house arrest on Tuesday, December 8.
The former Mayor of Muyuka Council, Michael Nkeng, on Saturday, November 28, stated that he refused “to play hardball” within the CPDM, and has also refused to leave the party like other people, because he believes that it is better to fight from within the party, so that power should be given to the grassroots and not so-called elite.
The Southwest Regional Campaign Manager of the Cameroon People’s Democratic Movement, Peter Mafany Musonge, has challenged CPDM Councillors to vote massively in the forthcoming Regional Elections.
In a release dated November 6, the U.S diplomat said the Cameroonian diaspora in the United States can and must play a critical key role to end the violence in Cameroon.
The city of Kumba was near standstill on Thursday, as hundreds of mourners trooped to the Amusement Park to pay last respects to the seven caskets that were lined up at the funeral ground, images of the seven children, described as martyrs, were displayed before each coffin.
The Member of Parliament, MP, for Nkambe Central, in Donga Mantung Division, Hon. Ngala Gerard has said he is ready to take bullets, to ensure that children return to school. He made the remark in relation to his campaign for children across the Northwest and Southwest regions return to school, after years of staying back due to the Anglophone crisis.
One year after the Grand National Dialogue, it is difficult to blame those who believe that the glass that was half-full is now emptying. It is worth recalling, so that no one ignores it, that the organisation of the GDN was dictated by the crisis in the two regions of the North-West and the South-West and that it was about putting together a series of recommendations that could bring peace to these parts of our national territory. One year later, can we say that the goal has been achieved?
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