After several months
of illness, Rev. Fr. John Kubuo died at the St Elisabeth Catholic General Hospital, Shisong on
May 2, 2009, where he had been rushed to, for further treatment, from the Regina Pacis Health
By Ireneaus Chia Chongwain After a Prime Ministerial order announcing sweeping changes in the public transport sector in urban centres, with specific focus on commercial motorcycle riders, a collective consciousness seems to have gripped government and municipal authorities as they gear up to implement the envisaged reforms.
The joy of the Easter season continues to be felt in the Bamenda Ecclesiastical Province as Mamfe and Kumbo Dioceses have admitted more priests and deacons to the priestly Ministry. While there is every reason to celebrate, a formator has expressed concern over the quality of contemporary priests, stressing there is a need to match quantity to quality. During his recent Pastoral visit to Cameroon, the Holy Father equally expressed a similar concern as he urged bishops to remain ever more discerning in choosing priests. This notwithstanding, the Lord's vineyard continues to admit more labourers. Find out in this edition who was ordained and where .
By Wirndzerem Emmanuel Verdzeka and Livinus Tal Bam Bishop George Nkuo has reminded nine newly ordained priests in Kumbo Diocese of the challenges they will meet in the priesthood. He was speaking in Kumbo last April 16 during a priestly ordination which he co-presided with the Archbishop of Garoua, His Grace Antoine Ntalou.
By Alfred Ayuk in Mamfe Christian Faithful from all over the Bamenda Ecclesiastical Province and beyond flocked to the St. Joseph's Cathedral Mamfe on Wednesday, April 15, 2009 to witness the priestly and diaconate ordination of Samuel Tabeson, Emmanuel Asaba and Gilbert Aurose.
Interviewed by Emmanuel Wirndzerem Verdzeka After the priestly ordinations in Kumbo, L’Effort Camerounais spoke to the Rector of St. Thomas Acquinas Major Seminary Bambui, who comments on the State of contemporary priesthood in Cameroon. Excerpts
After Yaounde and Douala, the government delegate to the Bamenda Urban Council has taken the cue in efforts to put an end to urban disorder. Mr Ndumu has announced sweeping measures to curb what he considers urban lawlessness. While he has given a period of grace for defaulters to comply, those who fail to toe the line will bear the brunt of the law.
Kumbo MP, Hon. Dr. Joseph Banadzem Lukong, who also doubles as SDF Parliamentary Group leader, has opined positive indicators are now available for the Cameroon government to implement the Law on Decentralisation.
Mbengwi Centre SDF Member of Parliament, Hon. P.C Fonso, has said all the elections conducted in parliament through secret ballot are pretentious "and a drama of the highest order because every thing is arranged out of parliament".