Columnist: Fon Christoper Achobang : 59 Stories Published

Biya Promises Crimes Against Anglophone Minority

Wednesday, January 4, 2017
President Biya of the Cameroun Republic made his New Year wishes to his people promising to deal severely with the uprisings in the Southern Cameroons, AKA Ambazonia. His message came almost three months after Common Law Lawyers and teachers rsquo; trade unions started sit down strikes, w ...

Human Rights Activist Under Detention

Thursday, April 30, 2015
The Human Rights Activist and Land Rights Campaigner has been arrested an detained at the Mbengwi Central Prisons on trumped up charges of incitement to Riot. Mobilize the community of human rights defenders to come to his rescue from the clause of a dictatorail system. He has lately fo ...

Kom: Beautiful West African Kingdom On Thousands Of Domes

Saturday, April 25, 2015
There are places God himself designed to be beautiful. Kom is one of them. History says only the Kom Kingdom resisted German colonizers in bloody battles lasting nine months and ending with the capture and beheading of the German commander. of caves from which the local soldiers appeared to am ...

+gieben (mammary River)

Friday, April 24, 2015
For half a century, I believed stories about female breasts on stones in a river around Tudig in Momo Division of the North West of Cameroon was an unfounded legend. Today, 23 April 2015, I traveled to gieben to unravel the myth of female breasts on a stone. I found a long compact sand stone ...

Boyo Misses An Opportunity At Environmental Protection

Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Government Technical High School (GTHS) Njinikejem through the auspices of its Parents Teachers Association (PTA) and the village council have been locked up in a plot to grab the infrastructure and space of Boyo Environmental Protection Association (BEPA) for five years. GTHS claims they need mo ...

Mbororo Refugees Still Crying For Houses In Bamja

Monday, April 13, 2015
A year after the houses of 300 Mbororo ethnic minority and indigenous people were demolished by the Archbishop of Bamenda on Mamada Hills, Wumse Nja in the Mezam Division of the North West region of Cameroon, they are still crying for houses and food. Archbishop Cornelius Fontem Esua had c ...

Africa Deserves Its Sit-tight Presidents.

Thursday, April 9, 2015
We often criticize African presidents who stay in power above two terms. There are half a dozen presidents who have been in power for more than 25 years still reigning in Africa. Mugabe of Zimbabwe, Paul Biya of Cameroon, Obiang Nguema of Equatorial Guinea, Museveni of Uganda and Denis Sassou Nguess ...

Fear Grips Mbororo Community As Governor Visits

Tuesday, March 24, 2015
The Mbororo community of Mamada Hills, Bamenda, North West Cameroon almost fled their land on 20 March 2015 when Governor Adolphe Lele lafrique accompanied by Senior Divisional Officer, Felix Nguele Nguele of Mezam Division, and Divisional Officer Tarkang Ayuk of Bamenda III, visited the embatt ...

Struggling To Forget

Tuesday, March 10, 2015
There are memories we cherish and memories we wish to forget. An event could be so ecstatic that one would wish to live it on and on. Yet other events should never have happened. Here I am looking at the many events which should never have happened. The month of March is so pregnant of eve ...

Fomuki Appears From The Bavarian Woods

Saturday, March 7, 2015
In the traditions of the Meta of the North West of Cameroon, a Fon (chief) never dies, he travels. Such was the case with the 77 years old, HRH Patrick Nji Fomuki who embarked on a journey to his ancestral mountains on 27 January 2015. Sons and daughters of Guneku assembled on the palace g ...

Serious Human Rights Abuses And Violations In Mbengwi

Thursday, March 5, 2015
Christopher Fon Achobang, Human Rights Activist, ...

Mamada Estate Rises From Its Ashes

Saturday, February 14, 2015
In 1904, Mamada wandered with his cattle through the Savannah to Nja (empty land in Fulfude) where he founded a grazing community thanks to a gift of land from the Bambili Chief. In appreciation for the gift, Mamada gave the chief 14 cows. As a thriving grazing community, Bamenda during th ...

Administrative Court Denounces Minister For Witch-hunting

Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Cameroon Buea: The Administrative Court of the South West Region has denounced the Minister of Supreme State Control (MINDCONSUPE) for witch hunting. The denunciation is contained in the ruling of a suit filed for the nullification of a ministerial decision to seize the pension and retir ...
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