Here are Some of the Biggest Stories and Headlines of 2018 in Cameroon

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Every year brings with it National headlines that have readers electrified and on the edge of their seats. From five Cameroonians been arrested in the USA for $8.7Million Scam, Musician shot dead in Buea to Cameroon been stripped of AFCON hosting rights, 2018 was no exception.

Here are the top 16 news stories that captivated us this year.

16. President Paul Biya humiliates Jacques Fame Ndongo: 

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During the 2018 New Year wishes of Members of the Diplomatic corps and national dignitaries on Thursday, 4th 2018 at the Unity Palace. President Paul Biya surprisingly refused to shake hands with the Minister of Higher Education, Prof. Fame Ndongo. READ MORE

15. Five Cameroonians arrested for over 8.7 scam

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A US federal grand jury indicted five Cameroonians on charges of conspiracy to commit wire fraud and conspiracy to commit money laundering. The indictment was returned on October 26, 2017, and unsealed upon the arrest of the defendants. READ MORE HERE

14. Ambazonian President Sisiku Arrested

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The operation would have lasted only minutes, in the political capital of NigeriaAbuja. The president of the secessionists of Ambazonia, Sisiku Ayuk Tabe, and eight members of his government was arrested on Saturday night by Cameroonian commando forces that infiltrated Nigeria. READ MORE

13. Three Cameroonian Actresses Constance Ejuma and Sasha Morfaw star in the most anticipated Upcoming Hollywood Movie – The Black Panther –

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Three young and talented Cameroonian actors; Constance Ejuma, Marie Manroum, and Sasha Morfaw broke records by featuring in Hollywood’s biggest blockbuster superhero flick – The Black Panther -. The film is an American superhero film based on Marvel Comics superhero character – The Black Panther. READ MORE

12. Fru Ndi officially withdraws from Cameroon Presidential race

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The Iconic opposition leader Ni John Fru Ndi, president of the SDF (Social Democratic Front) formalized his withdrawal in the race for the 2018 Presidential Election. Joshua Osih Elected SDF Presidential Candidate

11. Buea Based Artist Tzey Unstoppable Reportedly Shot in Buea by Cameroon Military Forces

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He was shot alongside three others, Witnesses claim they were smoking weed and someone allegedly called the police on them which resulted in them being gun down. READ MORE

10. Cameroon appoint Soccer Legend Clarence Seedorf as manager, Patrick Kluivert as assistant

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Former Dutch international midfielder Clarence Seedorf was unveiled as the new coach of the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon and assisted by former teammate and compatriot Patrick Kluivert. READ MORE

9. Reverend father Alexander SoB shot Dead

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Popular Buea based priest shot dead in Muyuka, READ MORE

8. Death of Kadji Defosso

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Renowned economic operator, politician, patriarch … Joseph Kadji Defosso, dies at age of 95. READ MORE

7. Fans, Critics, Citizens slam Samuel Eto’o for endorsing Paul Biya

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Soccer Superstar Samuel Eto’o Fils started a firestorm by endorsing President Paul Biya, minimizing the current Unrest in Cameroon,, READ MORE

6. President of Senate Niat Njifenji humiliated in Paris 

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In Paris, the French capital, 83-Year-old Niat Njifenji Marcel, president of the Senate of Cameroon, living in France, was booed as he goes to vote at the Cameroonian embassy. READ MORE

5. Cameroonian Joël Embiid becomes the highest paid NBA center, on a contract with Under Armour

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The Cameroonian born 76ers star signed a five-year shoe deal with Under Armour, and according to ESPN, the endorsement’s value will make him the highest-paid center in the NBA. READ MORE

4. Cameroon’s Paul Biya, easily wins a 7th term

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The Constitutional Council in Cameroon has declared Paul Biya, the winner of the October 7 presidential election. READ MORE

3. Buea Prophet Apostle Lefor Divine And Wife allegedly RAPE Church Member

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Famous Buea Prophet Apostle Lefor Divine and Wife Lefor Ruth of Wisdom Center International Muea, Buea rapes a young girl who happens to be a member of his ministry wisdom center international which has existed for about 5_6years now. READ MORE

2. American missionary shot dead in Cameroon

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An American citizen received a bullet in the head in a Crossfire amid fighting between armed separatists and soldiers in northwestern Cameroon. READ MORE

1. Cameroon officially stripped of Afcon hosting rights by Caf

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Caf finally confirms that Cameroon won’t host the 2019 Afcon. This followed The Extraordinary Executive Committee meeting which was held in the Ghanaian capital of Accra. READ MORE

 

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