Once more, His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI has proved that he will resolutely stay on the course charted by his venerated predecessor Pope John Paul II. He demonstrates this by the significance his first outing since he became the Shepherd of the Lord’s Flock.
The delegation of the International Monetary Fund which recently visited Cameroon to evaluate the implementation of the country’s macro-economic program for the last six months has said that the execution of the budget has been generally satisfactory but that a lot still needs to be done.
Mary might not have been seen going up to heaven as was the case with his son Jesus Christ and others. She might even, have given birth to Jesus Christ, but this is not enough reason why she is said to have ‘Assumed from the dead’.
The president of the Catholic Men’s Organisation of the Douala Archdiocese, Mr. Austin Arrey, has challenged all the men of the Catholic Church in Douala to stand and be counted through their active participation in church activities.
Six months after his installation at the head of the Edea Diocese, the bishop of the Diocese of Edea, Mgr. Jean Bosco Ntep, granted an interview to L’Effort camerounais. He assesses his first steps in this apostolic unit.
Only in Europe and America do we hear of Homes for the old, the insane and the abandoned; this is for many, the part of the world where the people have nurtured the basic respect at least for the human person be sane or insane.
“I have come to believe that I have a mission for the poor,” confirms Sister Hedwig Vinyo, who was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for committing her life to religion and service “… for working many years among prisoners and fighting for their rights…for decongesting the Bamenda Central Prison by negotiating and obtaining release of some 2000 prisoners who had been awaiting trial for minor offences.”
By Jovian Shemlon
Clearly, air travel is very hazardous for Africa’s top brass and their kin, for the aftermath is inevitable and usually bloody on the grassroots people. The recent tragic end of the Southern Sudanese warrior king and the consequent mayhem in Khartoum, are ample proof of this assertion.
The Speak Clear Association of Cameroon, SCAC, a national association of people who stammer, or stutter, will host the first-ever International Stammering Association ISA, in Africa, on stammering as a communication disorder, which affects more than 17 million people in Africa.
The Confederation of Cameroon Trade Unions (CCTU) recently met in Bamenda to evaluate the impact of the country’s tax policy on the common man. They concluded that the common Cameroonian is over-taxed.