An explosion in Buea’s student residential neighbourhood, Molyko, beside Total fuel station, in the night of Wednesday, November 11, caused commotion, injured many persons and left several cars, within the range of the explosion, with shattered windscreens and glasses.
“Hon. Ta Nformi Ngala Gerard is a cultural bulldozer with deep-rooted moral values and has always been a driving force and a pillar with us as a community in times of joy and sorrow,” Nformi Joseph said, adding that “we of the (three) clans pledge to stand with, and by him in every endeavour”.
Access to quality education and healthcare services throughout the world are fundamental human rights.
But these crucial inalienable rights are still regarded by many in Cameroon as a luxury reserved for a privileged few.
The situation is further compounded by the high rate of unemployment, poverty and misery that have made most families unable to either pay their medical bills or children school fees.
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.
Whether accused of a crime or not, mass arrest victims are treated the same way; under the guise of fishing out Separatist fighters. Many locals, especially those who cannot afford the bribe, or who refuse to bribe their way out, end up behind bars in police and gendarmerie stations.
Angered by the cruel manner in which children were slaughtered on the altar of education, many Cameroonians failed to ask the basic questions about what really happened at the Mother Francisca International Bilingual Academy Fiango- Kumba, on October 24.
Some youths, mainly from Buea, have showcased different skills in music, dancing, acting, poetry, and others in a Skill Festival during which they were encouraged to seek “marketable skills” and not pursue jobs.
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.
In a bid to change the narratives, cause a paradigm shift, and make the media a vector of peace, the Department of Journalism and Mass Communication, JMC, of the University of Buea, UB, at the behest of the Head of Department, Dr. Kingsley Ngange, recently organised a Guest Talk on the theme: The Place of Peace in Crisis Situations.
Tiafact M. Tongka, a talented young artist, on Sunday, November 1, after exhibiting some of his artworks, principally pencil drawings, announced that he is taking a full swing into the field of pencil arts and painting.