News In Brief

News in Brief

-Anglophone detainee dies in Hospital: Nganyu Thomas Tangem reportedly died while chained to his hospital bed at the Yaounde Central Hospital. The Cameroonian awaiting trial at the Central prison in Kondengui was taken to the hospital on July 25 , 2020 and chained to his sick bed on instruction of the prison superintendent Hamadou Modi. Barrister Amungwa Tanyi heading the communication committee of the defense team of Anglophones in detention in Yaounde has describe this as the height of human rights violation.

-The UN Refugee Agency,UNHCR, has strongly condemned what it terms an unprovoked and brutal attack on a site hosting 800 internally displaced people,IDPs, near the village of Nguetchewe, Mayo Moskota in the Far North region of Cameroon.

-The Senior Divisional Officer for Donga Mantung Division in the North West region of Cameroon has expressed the wish to see the reconstruction process of the war ravaged regions of Cameroon begin with his Administrative unit on the basis that his people are peaceful. Simon Nkwenti Ndoh was speaking recently in Nwa while a tour of that subdivision.
-A trader whose name we got as Pascal Zoym was reportedly murdered at his residence in the “Joli soir” neighbourhood in Ngaoundere, Adamawa region of Cameroon by 4 unidentified armed men over the weekend and the sum of over FCFA 4 million taken away by the armed men.
-President Paul Biya, Head of the Higher Judicial Council has postponed a session of the judicial body initially scheduled for Thursday August 6, to Monday August 10, 2020. The information is contained in a release signed on Tuesday August 4, by the Minister of State, Secretary General at the presidency, Ferdinand Ngoh Ngoh.

-The National Communication Council, NCC, has suspended some media organs and journalists in Cameroon found guilty of failing to respect ethics and deontology of journalism practice in Cameroon.

An animator at ROYAL FM radio in Yaounde slammed one month suspension for defamation and slander on the personality of Dr Larissa NAN in the programme “Comedie News”of July 20 2020.

Vision4 Boss, Jean Pierre Amougou Belinga has been given a one month suspension just like Two of his staff Parfait Ayissi Etoa and Jean Jacques Ze for hurting people’s dignity in the programmes Tour d’Horizon, Club d’Elites and the Midday news of July 2, 2020.

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