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SNWOT:New Leadership, Same Mission, Fresh Approach

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By Raymond Dingana The Southwest, Northwest Women's Task Force(SNWOT) now has a new team to pilot its affairs in its quest to see peace bounce back in the two restive regions of Cameroon.  The new exco with Sarah-Derval Ephosi Lifanda at the helm was voted in to office during an Elective General Assembly of the Task Force that held in Douala recently. She replaces Sally Mboumein who occupied the offi ce for two years. SNWOT's mission has been to call for dialogue, cease fire and to ensure that women and girls are safe in the crisis hit Northwest and Southwest regions of Cameroon. The new exco is coming at a time when peace is still being seen as a rare commodity in the two troubled regions of Cameroon with many asking what the new squad is bringing in to achieve same goal which is Peace. SNWOT New Exco  Though the office of the General Coordinator said  it was not yet time to release the cat out of the bag, they however confirmed that many things will be done differently, "

Peace, Unity Tournament: DDR Bamenda Got Talents

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By Raymond Dingana A football competition dopped  "Peace and Unity Tournament"  between the ex fighters of the Disarmament, Dimobilisation and Reintegration Center and the administration of Bamenda II Municipality has exposed some hidden talents many say have been idling at the DDR center in Bamenda. This has triggered calls for football promoters to put an eye on the center so that they can harvest some talents to play in some of the football leagues in the North West Region of Cameroon. During the finals of the game Friday December 24,2021, the boys of Kum Henry gave the administration a run for their money. Players Of DDR Bamenda And Their Trophy After Beating The Administration 2 goals to 1 The players of DDR were in control of the match reason why they opened scores through a beautiful free kick that was well executed. Through the Divisonal Officer for Bamenda II, Nicholas Kongho Manchang, the administrative family leveled scores in what the commentator of the match Ndi

Bamenda II Denizens To Harvest More From Council Come 2022

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By Raymond Dingana Inhabitants of Bamenda II, a local council area in Mezam, North West Region of Cameroon are said to reap more from the Council next year following the voting of the 2022 budget that has witnessed an increase. Water, electricity, shelter, road infrastructure amongst others are some of the sectors the Bamenda II council plans to focus on in the new year. Mayor Chenwi At The Budgetary Session Speaking to drayinfos.com after the municipal council's budgetary session that saw councilors voting the sum of 1.8 billion FCFA as their 2022 budget, the mayor of the municipality, Chenwi Peter said, "We are going to invest more on solar energy to reduce the burden on the population at a time when electricity has not been stable. We plan to also increase the number of boreholes especially now that there are many IDPs around meaning more thirsty mouths," Mayor Chenwi said. Bamenda II Council is one with the highest number of potholes in the city of Bamenda, a situati

Why Bamenda City Council Buses Are Off The Streets

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By Dingana Raymond The Bamenda City Council Bus Shuttles that were brought in to feel the transportation vacuum created by the restriction on the movement of motor bikes have not been circulating since November 13,2021. Though they could not extend their assistance to areas considered hostile, users testified that the services were positive but for women who decried sexual harassments from the police officers that accompanied them. Many have questioned why the vehicles that served the population for free by transportating them to their various destinations suddenly disappeared from the streets. One Of The City Council Buses During the budgetary session to vote the Bamenda City Council's 2022 budget, Tuesday December 21,2021, the City Mayor, Achobong Tembeng Paul indicated that one of the buses was set ablaze on November 12,2021. This he said was when an angry mob went out protesting the incident that led to the killing of a Primary school Pupil at the mile two neighborhood in Bamen

Bamenda City Councilors Vote Less But Realistic 2022 Budget

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By Raymond Dingana The Bamenda City Council will operate on a budget of close to 4.3 billion FCFA come 2022, less than what the council had in 2021. There is a decrease of about three hundred and eighty nine million FCFA representing a percentage of 8.4℅. This was made known Tuesday December 21,2021 during the City Council's budgetary session to adopt the 2022 budget. Bamenda City Mayor Addressing Councilors At Budgetary Session According to Mayor Achobong Tembeng Paul of the Bamenda City Council, what they need is a realistic budget, "The 2022 budget of the city council has experienced a significant drop in the value of 8.4%. I think we have to do things that are realistic. It is not comfortable for us to have a budget that we will not be unable to realize it. We want to say what we can do and that is why we have made a budget of 8.4% drop so that by this time next year, we will be showing prove of what has been done,"  Mayor Achobong explained. The 2022 budget has as pr

The Sun Has Risen In Chomba, Fon Asanji Is Back

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 Raymond Dingana Not even the burning heat from the sun could disperse the sons and daughters of Chomba, a village in Bamemda II Sun Division of the North West Region of Cameroon who came out in their thousands to receive the one they called their new king. To them, his coming was indicative of the fact that the sun has risen in the land and it was time to celebrate. Before the new Fon came out, the Traditional Security of the village known as  'Lali'  answered present at the event ground to purify the place and take care of ill intentioned minds for the security of the population. Fon Asanji II Of Chomba At The Coronation Anxiety rose to its apex when it was announced that the king was soon to be officially presented to the people and other dignitaries who came from far and near. The crowd started swelling around the main entrance in to the palace when the other traditional leaders from different villages were being ushered to the ceremonial ground which was the esplanade of t