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International community urge Cameroon to end crisis through dialogue.

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The Cameroon government as well as the international community have been urge to weigh in and resolve the ongoing crisis in the English regions of the country.



A statement released by the Global Center for the Responsibility to Protect admonished the government, the African Union (AU) and the broader international community to uphold their responsibility to protect and halt Cameroon’s deadly slide towards civil war.

It called on the government to immediately initiate dialogue with Anglophone community leaders to address legitimate grievances and ameliorate the root causes of the conflict as well as initiate socio-economic programs and political reforms that tackle corruption, poor governance, as well as improved access to employment and educational opportunities in the North-West and South-West regions.

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The statement indicated that as the country prepares to vote in the October 7 presidential elections, armed conflict and identity-based violence continue to escalate in the North-West and South-West regions where security forces are committing potential crimes against humanity.

The crisis in the Anglophone regions is rapidly developing into full armed insurgency, following the Cameroonian security forces’ violent repression on 1 October, 2017.

Several small “self-defense” groups; Tigers, Ambaland forces and Vipers, are now operating alongside two armed militias: the Ambazonia Defense Forces (ADF) and the Southern Cameroons Defense Forces.

People in their hundreds have been fleeing the region as the crisis continues to take a toll on lives and properties across the region.

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CAF Sidelines Nigerian Centre Referees for 2019 AFCON

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Out of the Twenty-seven centre referees penciled down for the 2019 African Cup of Nations, countries like Burundi, Mali, Zambia and Sudan are represented on the list, but no Nigerian referee was selected for the big occasions.

However, only one assistant referee from Nigeria named Baba Adel was listed among the twenty-nine assistant referees selected by the African Football Governing Body.

The competition will be held from 21 June to 19 July 2019, as per the decision of the CAF Executive Committee on 20 July 2017.

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Nigerian Govt Seeks U.S.$1 Billion Loan for Power Sector Again.

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Apart from the accumulation of 2.74 trillion Naira the Nigerian government under the watch of President Olusegun Obasanjo, President Umar Yaradua and Goodluck Jonathan have differently spent on the development of the Power sector, Federal government have commenced discussion with the World Bank with the hope of taking a $1 billion loan.

The Minister of Finance, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed made this disclosure at the press briefing marking the end of the 2019 Spring Meetings of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund, IMF, in Washington DC, USA, yesterday.

Meanwhile, The Federal Government have allegedly spent another 900 billion Naira within the last four years through the ministry of Power and Steel, under the watch of Babatunde Fashola.

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