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Editorial on the state of affairs in Southern Cameroons

August 3rd / Julius Che / Comment: 0

Culled from Beri Shileyen by Atanga Celestine In recent days, a wave of hysterical abuse has been raining down on Cameroon’s minister of water and power, Basile Atangana Kouna, for the Beti-heavy list of candidates admitted for training in his ministry as solar power technicians and engineers. The outrage is bipartisan, coming in equal measure … Continue reading

FRANCE AT CROSSROADS: MACRON V LE PEN

April 26th / abakwatimes / Comment: 0

What is the vision of the two combatants seeking the presidency of France? We do not need to ask what their vision of Africa is, we already know that. No French president, representative, citizen or entity has ever deviated from the principle that Franceafrique is not a uniquely French possession, to be exploited, brutally in … Continue reading

THE SILENT KILLER: SUN AND AFRICA’S ALBINOS

April 26th / abakwatimes / Comment: 0

While many albinos live in mortal fear of witchdoctors in Africa who time and again need their body parts to create portions for customers seeking luck or wealth, they face far greater threat from a natural source. As Ross Velton writes in her article for BBC.com On stage, Sixmond Mdeka goes by the name Ras Six. … Continue reading

Federation [Assimilation] or Restoration?

March 14th / abakwatimes / Comment: 1

Federation [Assimilation] or Restoration? The assimilation of Ambazonia (Southern Cameroons) into Cameroun Republic by France has been the strategy all along. The two state federation that the people of the then Southern Cameroons voted for in the plebiscite that brought the two together has never been in consideration. But assimilation has failed, and separation and … Continue reading

MUBARAK GOES FREE

March 2nd / abakwatimes / Comment: 0

Final ruling Acquits Mubarak of Egypt’s Arab spring deaths   Egypt’s top appeals court has issued a ruling that acquits president Hosni Mubarak on charges of killing protesters during the 2011 uprising, an event that ended his nearly three-decade long reign. This was an upholding of a previous verdict reached in 2014. Mubarak, his interior minister and six aides … Continue reading

Buea and Bamenda Tell Indomitable Lions of La Republique Du Cameroun: You Are Not Our Team

March 2nd / abakwatimes / Comment: 0

The indomitable Lions of La Republique Du Cameroun(LRC) celebration of their trophy after their 2017 AFCON victory in Gabon did not go so well in the Southern Cameroons. As is the case with any success of its national football team, the regime in Yaounde used the occasion of the triumph of the team to bask … Continue reading

IN COLUMN, JUDGE CALLS FOR IMPEACHMENT OF THE PRESIDENT

February 16th / abakwatimes / Comment: 0

As the president of the United States of America seeks to stabilize the rocky start his administration has enjoyed so far and lashes out at critics and leakers and the press, the pressure that consumed his National Security Adviser shows no signs of abating, instead, it seems to be mounting with pressure for congressional oversight … Continue reading

BISHOPS; CONSORTIUM; PARENTS; CIVIL SOCIETIES: SCHOOL BOYCOTT WILL GO ON!

February 5th / abakwatimes / Comment: 0

Buea – The condemnation has been fierce and widespread from spiritual leaders to parents and students who are almost unanimous in their rejection of the “understanding” between LRC and the breakaway Teacher Union groups that led to their call for a stop of the boycott of schools that for months now have crippled the government … Continue reading

Cameroons: Activists brought up on trumped up charges

February 5th / abakwatimes / Comment: 0

Yaounde – In an article posted by theguardian, Ruth Maclean exposed the barbaric crackdown that is going on in the Southern Cameroons: Human rights lawyer Felix Agbor Balla and university lecturer Fontem Neba, who were arrested last month, could face the death penalty for organising peaceful protests to promote the rights of the English-speaking minority … Continue reading

THE QUARTER FINALS ARE SET AND WHO ARE THE BREAKOUT STARS AT THE AFRICAN CUP OF NATIONS; GABON 2017

February 1st / abakwatimes / Comment: 0

Gabon – Its been 35 years since Ghana last won the African Cup of Nations and they will be meeting another desperate side, La Republique Du Cameroun (LRC) whose own drought has lasted 15 years. The Black Stars will face the Central African country in the semi-finals of AFCON 2017 at the Stade de Franceville … Continue reading

ASSASINATION ATTEMPT OF THE AMBAZONIAN GOVERNING COUNCIL (AGC) LEADER

January 29th / abakwatimes / Comment: 0

  Brussels – The leader of the Ambazonia Governing Council, Dr Cho Lucas Ayaba was brutally attacked yesterday in Antwerpen, after what was described as a successful meeting with the acting leadership of the Consortium. The attack came about while he was attending a meeting of Southern Cameroonians in Antwerpen who had invited him for … Continue reading

AFCON 2017: HOW WILL THE QUARTER FINALS PLAY OUT

January 28th / abakwatimes / Comment: 0

It’s down to the final eight teams to compete for the title at the African Cup of Nations. The shock of the tournament so far is that it is anybody’s now for the taking. The host Gabon was eliminated in the group phases, while favourites Algeria and Ivory Coast were also eliminated in the first … Continue reading

THEY ARE BACK AT IT AGAIN ON THE GRANDEST STAGE: ITS WILLIAMS V WILLIAMS

January 26th / abakwatimes / Comment: 0

The great but tragic champion is back, Venus Williams is once more a finalist at a Grand Slam tournament since Wimbledon in 2009. She defeated fellow American CoCo Vandeweghe 6-7 (3), 6-2, 6-3 in at the Australian Open Thursday in a marathon of a match that went on for two hours and 25 minutes.  She was put … Continue reading

WEEKEND WRAP UP: GHOST TOWN PERSIST IN THE SOUTHERN CAMEROONS

January 23rd / abakwatimes / Comment: 0

Buea – The people of the Southern Cameroons are demonstrating unflinching commitment in the face of not only overwhelming intimidation by the forces of LRC who continue their reign of terror in the Southern Cameroons streets over the weekend, but also pressure from some of their own leaders who have either been bribed, intimidated or sided with … Continue reading

THE SOUTHERN CAMEROONS REFUGEES: ACTIVIST SAY BEWARE OF GOING TO PHONE COMPANIES TO UNBLOCK PHONE

January 21st / abakwatimes / Comment: 0

Buea – As La Republique Du Cameroun (LRC) continue with its crackdown of the people of Southern Cameroons, one of the hallmarks of this suppression has been a new class of citizens in the Southern Cameroons – Refugees. Its numbers yet has not reached crisis proportions but this week has seen a continuation of a … Continue reading

EKONA YOUTHS SAY NO TO FRENCH EXPLOITATION AND ARE BEING PUNISHED FOR IT

January 21st / abakwatimes / Comment: 0

Ekona – In the week that was in Southern Cameroons, the people of Ekona rose up as one and demanded a stop to French exploitation of their land. Tired of the high unemployment in the area, tired of the shoddy roads and shoddy schools and shoddy infrastructure, in concert with the demand of the people … Continue reading

SOUTHERN CAMEROONS UNDER SIEGE; US GOVERNMENT ASK CITIZENS FOR INFORMATION

January 19th / abakwatimes / Comment: 0

Bamenda (9:00 PM) – Its been a bloody day in Bamenda, Ekona and around the Southern Cameroons. While this is a news organization that pride itself with reporting the news as it presents itself, it will never shirk its responsibility about safeguarding the basic tenets of what constitutes a human society. That is why it holds … Continue reading

NUTHE/SYNES PRESS RELEASE; STAND UP FOR THE TRUTH AND BE REMEMBERED

January 18th / abakwatimes / Comment: 0

THE PRESIDENT OF THE NATIONAL UNION OF TEACHERS OF HIGHER EDUCATION SPREAKS. Dear Parents, Teachers, and Students, When teachers declared a peaceful strike so that Government will address the decay and rot it had caused in the Anglophone sub-system of education, we little expected things to take the turn they did. Government ministers rented the … Continue reading

YAOUNDE IN PANIC AS FRANCE PREPARE TO DEPOSE BIYA

January 18th / abakwatimes / Comment: 0

YAOUNDE (Abakwa Times)—Information has leaked to the Biya regime that the Élysée Palace and French Intelligence services had reached the decision to remove President Paul Biya from power in Yaoundé. However, there is reluctance to carry out the operation based on disagreements regarding the assessment of national and regional risks after his removal. The source … Continue reading

LA REPUBLIQUE DU CAMEROUN CRACKS DOWN ON SOUTHERN CAMEROONS CIVIL SOCIETIES

January 18th / abakwatimes / Comment: 0

BAMENDA – Events are spiraling out of control in the Southern Cameroons as the people show no signs of bowing to the overwhelming show of brutal force by the paramilitary and military forces of La Republique Du Cameroun (LRC). Over the weekend, the security forces went on a rampage in the Northern Region of the … Continue reading

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