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How did this happen? Sacked energy minister Atanaga Kouna evades sparrow hawk amidst massive manhunt for embezzlement charges.



Cameroon’s former minister of water and energy Dr. Basi,Atanaga Kouna has finally left the country in a move which rattles anti-corruption campaigners and rubbishes the country’s security operations

Minister Basil Atanga Kouna is said to have flee to Canada despite massive hunt for the minister on multiple counts of embezzlement of public funds from his reign as former Director General of SNEC (from 2002 to 2011)  to when he took over as the minister of water and energy from 2011 till March 2 2018.

Sacked in March 2 cabinet shakeup, the embattled minister who oversaw the operations of the juicy ministry for water and energy for many years and supervised numerous giant projects in the energy sector alongside the privatization of SNEC when he was DG has been caught in a web of multiple corruption charges alongside some close collobaroators.

Soon after he was sacked, news came in on the arrests of former CAMWATER boss Jean William Sollo who replaced him as DG of  CAMWATER amidst heighten charges of corruption which trails all former DGs of the company including Alphonse Roger Ondoa Akoa who spent only 21 months at the helm. The mister was reportedly in hiding as security forces scramble to get hold of him to answer to charges at the special criminal court in Yaoundé.

News of him beating security forces and leaving the country has raise questions about how committed the government really is to fight corruption is ranked in the top spot of corruption index in the world

Minister Basile Atnaga Kouna was banned from leaving the country since Thursday 8th March, just six days after his firing from the ministry he is being accused of stolen state money from.

Ever since he was prohibited from leaving the country so that he can make himself available to answer to charges against him, the minister went missing amidst massive manhunt. The wife is said to have told security officers days earlier that he had travelled to sea side town of Kribi even though his whereabouts could not be traced in that town when security forces stormed the town

But it is news of his planned escape which has shocked many and filed the newspapers stands. How on earth DR. Basile left the country with a travel ban hanging over his head is a massive question for the country’s security forces and administrators.

Minister Basile is not the first former minister to have left the country in similar circumstance. Former Finance and agriculture minister Esimi Menye also left the country while being investigated for embezzlement charges on the fake basis that he was sick and presently takes residence in the United States over 5 years ago. Many other top government officials have been incarcerated after leaving office including former Prime Minister Ephraim Inoni and a host of former ministers and directors of state corporations


Calibro Calibri, famed activist, arrested in France for attempting suicide infront of National Assembly



Famed activist and leader of much dreaded Brigarde Anti Sardinards- (BAS) Movement has attempted to commit suicide infront of Cameroon embassy in Paris “to save Cameroon”

According to reports, Calibri Calibri tried killing himself before he was quickly arrested by police for attempted suicide today May 29th 2020.

He has been taken to the 7th police district in Paris.

He says he wants to die protesting so as to save the country from the regime.

It’s not yet clear how is death would saved the nation from the hands of the regime

Calibro gained fame in the country when he confronted Macron after the Ngarbuh massacre during an Agricultural show in Paris France back in February 2020

In the video, he constantly shouted the name of the French President until he was giving an attention. He then narrated a couple of odeals back home including the Ngarbuh massacre where an entire family was wiped out by military and inceceration of activists, Macron responded by telling him he was going to call Biya about the incidents

His outing drew condemnation from Yaounde and regime loyalists.
Some supporters castigated France for interfering with domestic the country’s domestic affairs some day the European nation is nurturing a colonial mindset

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PM snubs teachers’ demands, insist schools will resume on June 1st 2020



In a cabinet meeting held on Thursday, May 28th, 2020, Cameroon’s prime minister and head of government Chief Joseph Dion Ngute says government’s plans to reopen schools come June 1st, 2020 remains unchanged

The head of government was speaking after receiving reports from all ministers concerned with measures taken to ensure the safety of students and pupils amidst the coronavirus outbreak

His declaration comes barely days after 17 teachers’ syndicate penned a letter to government with measures they say must be taken before they return to school

Some of the measures include; risk and overwork allowance, provision of funds to schools to help fight emergency cases among other things

The government is yet to officially respond to their demands, creating a prospect of back to school boycott by teachers.

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COVID-19: Minister tasks councils to disinfect schools ahead of school reopening



The minister of Decentralisation and local development Elanga Obam has instructed councils to disinfect schools within their area of jurisdiction

The minister gave the instructions in a communiqué published May 27th, 2020

The instruction is part of measures put in place by the government to ensure safety during schools amidst the coronavirus pandemic.

The government had announced June 1st, 2020 as officials day for school reopening across the nation. All Universities will resume classes while students and pupils in examination classes only will return to school for the lower levels

Many schools had already taken measures for the June 1st rendezvous

Minister Obam's communique to mayors

Minister Obam’s communique to mayors

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