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Education: Hamza Danpullo, ASSOPEN Encourage Back To School In Bamenda II

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By Raymond Dingana The Association for the Promotion of Entrepreneurship (ASSOPEN) under the sponsorship of Hon.Hamza Baba Danpullo of the North West Regional Assembly (NWRA) has donated school needs to the Old Town Community in Bamenda II, North West Region of Cameroon. The donation of school bags, books, pens, pencils among others came barely weeks to the start of the 2022/2023 academic year. Some Of The Items Destined For The Children During the distribution exercise at Old Town in Bamenda, Friday August 19,2022, the First Deputy Mayor of the Bamenda City Council, Chi David Ndoh invited the beneficiaries to make good use of the items, Chi David Ndoh At The Event In Old Town Don't collect the items and keep them at home. Make sure you resume school come September 5th, he said and added that, parents should encourage their children go to school. Education is all what a child needs to be a better person tomorrow. Also present at the event was the Divisional Officer (D.O) for Bamend

Youth2Youth Cameroon Innitaites Mobile App To Offer Sexual, Reproductive Health Education To Youths

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Dr. Jacqueline N. Fonkwo Aiding Youths On How To Navigate The NANG App By Raymond Dingana Youth 2 Youth Cameroon, a Youth Centered non governmental organization working in the North West Region of Cameroon has set in motion a digital application known as NANG to promote sex education and reproductive health among young persons in Bamenda and the North West Region as a whole. The aime of NANG is to render services like sexual and reproductive health education, free online chat with a medical doctor and geolocation services to locate a health facility near you. The mobile application which has been potrayed as the "game-changing solution for young people's sexual and reproductive health in Cameroon" was launched in Bamenda Saturday August 6,2022 during an event profoundly graced with the present of young people from different class. As pointed out by the main lead of Youth 2 Youth Cameroon, Dr. Jacqueline N. Fonkwo, one of the reason behind the project baptised NANG: the

North West Regional Assembly: Fru Angwafo III Prescribes Bottom-Top Approach To Achieve Growth

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Fru Angwafo III, President NW Regional Assembly By Raymond Dingana The President of the North West Regional Assembly, Fru Angwafo III has prescribed the Bottom- Top approach to local developement as a way forward for the developement of the North West Region. He says the projects to be executed will come from the grassroot populations through their representatives and not from the top as the case has always been. Members Of The Regional Assembly In Session He was speaking Tuesday July 26,2022 during the July Ordinary Session of the Regional Assembly currently meeting in the conference room of the Assembly in Bamenda, The Communities will identify their needed and priotized projects and the Regional Assembly through its Regional Councilors will support these projects. It is a bottom-up appraoch that is the order of the day meaning we will not be the ones deciding for them , he pointed out. He also expressed the wish to see all stakeholders to do all in their power in order to win back p

North West Regional Assembly: Hon.Ujambeng Explains Role Of Members In Conflict Resolution

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  Hon.Ujambeng Stephen, Representative For Momo Division By Raymond Dingana The Regional Representative for Momo Division, Northwest Region of Cameroon has disclosed some of the areas where they can capitalize on to cause peace return to the region. Hon. Ujambeng Stephen spoke to drayinfos.com Tuesday July 26,2022 during the June session of the Northwest Regional Assembly currently taking place in Bamenda. Some are in to petit trading, poultry farming, piggery, fisheries, among others. We can encourage them at those levels to better their lives. The people also need farm to market roads for easy evacuation of their crops from the farms to the markets among others,  Hon.Ujembeng said. He further explained that though they really want to serve their communities, the means is not there, Our people are suffering, yet we don't even have the means to help them. Medicine stores don't have medication, we can't even afford to help, we don't even have the power to stand and talk

Bamenda: Kum Henry Transforming DDR To Production Center

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NW Regional Coordinator Of DDR Receiving The Day Old Chicks From CDENO By Raymond Dingana The Regional Coordinator of the Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration Center (DDR) Bamenda says making the place productive and comfortable for the ex-fighters of the armed conflict in the two Anglophone Regions of Cameroon is his top priority for now. Kum Henry Ichu was speaking Friday 15 July 2022 after empowering the center with 5000 day-old chicks and bags of fowl feed where he also indicated that he wants to transform DDR Bamenda in to a Production Center. The 5000 Day-Old Chicks Already At The Center The aim of the donation according to Kum Henry Ichu is to make life worth living for those at the center and to empower the former fighters so that they can have something doing and batter take care of themselves. He said after learning, it is time to engage in practicals. The children at the center also need to have a good life by engaging in activities that can fetch them some cash in

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

Bamenda II Mayor Assists Commercial Bikers Ahead Of Christmas

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By Raymond Dingana The Mayor of the Bamenda II Council Peter Chenwi has assisted bike riders in his municipality with 150 bags of rice ahead of end of year festivities. He has also promised to pay for the production of identification documents for them. This he said will help mitigate the rate at which commercial bike riders suffer harassments in the hands of uniform officers as they struggle to put food on the table. This was after bike riders filed in a number of complaints at the council about their being harassed by security forces because they don't have the National Identity Card, lisenses, Insurance documents among others. 150 Bags Of Rice Destined For Members Of The Bikers' Union Of Bamenda II This was Friday December 10, 2021 at a come together with the bikers at a renowned hotel in Bamenda. Complaints from the Bamenda II Bike Riders' Union indicate that many bikes have been seized by security forces. I realized that they don't have documents reason why I decid

Bambili:15-Year-Old Girl Goes Hungry To Safe Community From Water Crisis

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By Colbert Gwain Kewoh Cynthia Faith,15 years of age is a Form II student of the Cameroon College of Arts, Science and Technology, CCAST Bambili in Mezam Division of the North West Region.  She was born into a peasant family some 14 years ago. Growing up, she discovered one of her obligatory household chores was to fetch water for cooking, bathing and drinking. She would trek for long distance just to get the prescious liquid. Originally, it was an exciting exercise for young Kewoh Cynthia Faith as it gave her opportunity to commune with other children in the neighbourhood too and fro the water source.  With population pressure, drought and uncertain climatic conditions, Cynthia Faith realized the original water source nearby was drying off and she would need to walk longer distances to fetch water for her personal and family use. When the Bambili Cultural and Development Association under the determined leadership of Eric Adangfung who doubles as Director General of the Upper Noun Val

Bamenda I: Sen.Kemende Tackles Water Crisis As Dry Season Steps In

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By Dingana Raymond The water crisis that has been a bone in the neck of many at the Government Residential Area (GRA) and many others in the Bamenda I municipality at up station is gradually becoming a thing of the past. This is thanks to a bore hole contructed by Sen. Bar. Kemende Henry of the Social Democratic Front Party( SDF) and named 'Mami Frida Fountain' after his mother and handed over to the community. Sen. Kemende Henry Mami Frida Fountain Handed To The Population To Drown Their Thirst With. During the handing over ceremony that took Sunday Nov.7 2021, Sen.Kemende said he took opon himself to quench the thirst of his people after seeing them go through to get portable water especially during the dry season. "It was the suffering I witnessed. If I wasn't living in this quarter, i wouldn't have believed GRA of all places could be suffer such a water crisis. It was painful seeing my people digging the river beds behind my house just to get water especiall