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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

FEHACU 2021: Mayor Fongu Takes Festival To Church, Says Not Only For Nkwen, Ndzah Dinezens

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By Raymond Dingana The Mayor of the Bamenda III Council has invited everyone in his municipality to be part of the upcoming festival of heritage arts and cultures (FEHACU). Mayor Fongu Cletus Tanwe was speaking on Sunday 7 November 2021 at the St Micheal's Catholic Parish Church Futru Nkwen during a thanksgiving and sensitisation Mass. According to the municipal leader, the Bamenda III festival which shall run from November 26 to 28 2021 will permit those living in the municipality to celebrate their respective cultures. Mayor Fongu Dancing To The Rythem Of Beautiful Music At St. Michae's Parish Futru While reaffirming that registration for participation is ongoing and free, the Mayor disclosed that his council is fully mobilised to offer quality prices to participants during the festival which he says is expected to be the biggest in the North West Region never seen before. Cultural Desplay By Boyo Community Mayor Fongu's visit to St Micheal's Parish Futru coincided wi

Climate Change: Green Faith engages climate action campaign ahead of COP26

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By Sah Terence Animbom Ahead of the UN Climate Change Summit dubbed Conference of the Parties meeting in Glasgow UK for the 26th time since inception, world leaders and climate change experts have been carrying out sensitization campaigns across the globe to ensure effective action in combating climate change. Greenfaith, a religious climate action organization based in New York USA and working in several countries around the globe through its Cameroonian partner Faiths for Climate Justice in Cameroon led by the Rev. Dr, Fuhbang Emmanuel Tanifum organized a series of sensitization campaigns across the country one week to the start of the COP26 Climate summit. On October 17, 2021, the Greenfaith coordinator in Cameroon led a sensitization service at the Mission of Evangelical Church in Bamenda, Cameroon where a couple of activities like songs, talks and poster presentations on environmental protection were presented.  Coordinator of Greenfaith Cameroon with participants The talks focuse

FEHACU 2021: HRM Fon Azehfor III to lead festival Caravan

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By Raymond Dingana The Paramount ruler of Nkwen has announced his decision to lead the Bamenda III Festival of Heritage Arts and Cultures (FEHACU) caravan.  HRM Fon Azehfor III of Nkwen was speaking during a strategic meeting with all 57 quarterheads of Nkwen this Thursday 4 November 2021 in the Ntoh Nfo'o Menkwen palace inner esplanade. The Fon was meeting with the quarter leaders to ensure that Nkwen stages an unmatched presence during FEHACU. HRM Fon Azehfor III of Nkwen Prescribing the expected outfit, His Majesty observed that it will be amazing to have everyone in North West traditional regalia and more meaningful if they wear old and typical Nkwen outfits.  Briefing and instruction his quarterheads, HRM Fon Azehfor III appeal with all of them to do all it takes for the preservation of their cultural heritage.  He insisted on massive participation and stating that he will personally supervised all the activities and presence of all quarter heads before, during and after the f

Mayor Chenwi says "we cannot watch as our roads dilapidate"

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By Raymond Dingana The Mayor of the Bamenda II Council has underscored the need for something to be done on the roads in Bamenda while waiting work proper to commence. He says as local authorities, they cannot sit back and watch as the roads continue to deteriorate because they are waiting on those in charge to resume work on the roads. Mayor Peter was speaking Friday November 5 2021 as he inspected repair works by the council on the portions of some roads around the entrance to Judicial Police in Bamenda and the temporal site of the council. "Vehicles are getting bad every day , many cannot circulate in Bamenda again because of bad roads, the population is really suffering. We cannot keep waiting while our people continue to suffer so we decided to do something on the roads," Chenwi said. Road Work Around Judicial Police Junction In Progress The looks on the faces of those who used the portion of the road that was under repair showed signs of satisfaction as they spent lesse

'Festival Ensemble' To Animate Yaounde Come December

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By Raymond Dingana All roads will be leading to the nation’s capital Yaounde from December 17 to January 2, 2022 for a come together dubbed "Festival Ensemble" loosely translated as Festival for Togetherness. It is being organised by DeekayHouse Entertainment Company Limited in partnership with the Yaounde 6 Council to run for 17 days. The festival is meant to enhance living together and harmony among citizens during the festive period. Invited to benefit from this festival are young and upcoming artists. Organisers have made available a cash prize of 1 million FCFA for creative minds in the musical world. Winners would also have a complete music alum produced for free. When the festival goes underway in December, the population will be treated to music competition, dance exhibitions, visual art, exhibition of various goods and services, a beauty contest. There would also be a merry-go-round for kids and a culinary art contest. Organisers say the aim is to celebrate

Don't Insult Us, NW Population Tells Tasong

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By Raymond Dingan The Minister Delegate to the Ministry of the Economy, Planning and Regional Development in charge of Planning, Paul Tasong has come under fire from many in Bamenda who say they feel insulted by his recent outings. This was shortly after Min. Tasong told the population that, the project to tare the Bamenda Ring Road will remain on paper if the people don't say  no to insecurity. Talking to drayinfos.com, Mundi P. Acha said he feels insulted by the minister's comments, "What an insult? So it has gotten to this level. Strings are now  attached to what is duely ours to a point where we have been reduced to beggers. Let Tasong stop insulting us please.Who is supposed to fight against insecurity, the armeless population caught up in the middle of the senseless war or those refusing to dialogue for peace to return" ? Mundi ask. Positive(not his real names) challenged  Minister Tasong to ask the people what they truely need, "If you care about the peopl