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Cameroon: Mayor and other big names with fake certificates exposed (full story).

A few weeks back, news broke that the Mayor of Buea, Ekema Patrick Esunge was reported to have entered the University of Buea without a pass at the GCE Advanced Level, a compulsory requirement for admission.

Not only had he succeeded in gaining admission without the required qualification, he had proceeded to obtain a Bachelor of Arts degree in History, a Master of Arts degree in History and is currently a PhD student in History in the University of Buea.

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Tales of the City – The Politician and poet.

Approach me now, poet of the city

But say nothing to me lame or silly

For I hear with words you are great and witty.

 

Here is wine for your fill to drink

And your thoughts to guide when you think

Hold your tongue, just yet don’t speak.

 

Come to my banquet poet of the city

Let’s have some fun, don’t say am greedy

Feast with me let’s feel the city

 

Why not when we all part tomorrow?

None of these to you I borrow

So that you don’t go home in sorrow.

 

Listen to me poet of the city

To great men wine is tricky

Makes you think fast not greedy.

 

Look poet I brought you ink and jotter

Make use of it to keep your thoughts from the gutter

Wine is good but your words are better

 

Sit up now poet of the city

It time for work no more merry,

Let the wine bring out your witty.

 

Tell the world of my love and greatness

Say I bring joy and hope for the hopeless

We both know am so kind and fearless.

 

Use your words to make them love me

Their praises can’t bring you what my wine gives

You had your opinion once but now mine lives.

If left alone you could be a mine field.

 

to be continued…

Cameroon’s Anglophone crisis; US Members of Congress speak out.

           Members of congress in the US have written a letter on the to the US States Department, with respect to the ongoing unrest in Cameroon’s two English-speaking regions. Continue reading Cameroon’s Anglophone crisis; US Members of Congress speak out.

The Vulnerability Series; leaders in paint.

           Syrian artist Abdulla Al-Omari presents the Vulnerabilty Series in the Ayyam Gallery in Dubai. He portrays world leaders through his paintings as refugees. Continue reading The Vulnerability Series; leaders in paint.

Zimbabwe; Pangolin trial gets underway.

The trial of Zimbabwean legislator Hubert Nyanhongo and three of his accomplices has kicked off. Continue reading Zimbabwe; Pangolin trial gets underway.

Yemen’s war, Saudi beats and consoles.

The newly crowned prince of Saudi Arabia has offered a $66.7 million donation to fight the cholera outbreak in Yemen. Continue reading Yemen’s war, Saudi beats and consoles.

France; government outlines tough new anti-terrorism law.

France’s government has proposed the outlines of a controversial anti-terrorism law to end the current state of emergency in the country. Continue reading France; government outlines tough new anti-terrorism law.

Cameroon: President breaks the silence on Anglophone problem.

After months of unrest in the two English-speaking regions of Cameroon, President Paul Biya has finally broken the silence, stating that it is time for objective talks in the country.

The declaration which was made on his twitter handle and Facebook page yesterday has met with mixed reactions from Cameroonians, with some praising the move and others comdemning it.

This move to meet with the aspiration of many Cameroonians who had been calling on their Head of State to do more to find an end to the ongoing crisis.

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Cameroon: ‘Nso Warrior’ returns, is “ready for whatever”.

             The dust raised by Honorable Wirba Joseph’s return to Cameroon is yet to settle. The anglophone MP who fled the country after hints of his arrest following a defiant speech he made in the National Assembly, shocked parliament with his surprise  return. Continue reading Cameroon: ‘Nso Warrior’ returns, is “ready for whatever”.

South Sudan famine ends; hunger situation still critical.

            A UN-backed report has shown that South Sudan no longer has areas in famine. This change comes as a result of increased UN aid to the young African country. Continue reading South Sudan famine ends; hunger situation still critical.