Monday, 24 October 2016

Cameroonians vent grief, frustration with longtime ruler amidst Eséka train accident

Cameroon observed a day of mourning on Monday for victims of a deadly rail accident that has killed at least 75 people and exposed widespread frustration with one of Africa’s longest-ruling presidents.

Niger President Mahamadou Issoufou express solidarity with Cameroon

The President of Niger, Mahamadou Issoufou has extended his condolences to the families of Cameroonians who lost their lives in Eséka train accident on Friday, October 21, 2016, by posting the statement above on his official Twitter page. Mahamadou Issoufou has been the President of Niger since April, 7, 2011. 

African migrants including Cameroonians rescued in the Mediterranean Sea

Migrant Offshore Station (MOAS) rescued 434 African migrants from three over-crowded, dangerously deflated rubber boats early yesterday morning, October 20th.

All 434 individuals, from various African nationalities including Cameroon, were brought safely aboard the rescue ship. Among them are 8 children who are now being cared for by the Red Cross medical team. More photos after the cut.

Married Zimbabwean Policeman commits suicide after being dumped by girlfriend

A Zimbabwean police officer, identified as Constable Marapira, has hung himself after being dumped by his girl friend. Marapira sent a WhatsApp message to his girlfriend Clarice Sagiya, on Wednesday night, directing her to where to find his body. According to reports, the victim, who was stationed at Masvingo Rural Police Station in Zimbabwe; said he funded Sagiya’s education, noting that she is a final year trainee teacher at Morgenster Teacher’s College.

Hugh Jackman's wife of 20 years shares her secret to marital bliss

Deborra-Lee Furness, 60 and her husband, Hugh Jackman, 48, are living proof that celebrity marriages can be long and happy. She's 13 years older than he is (she will be 61 on December 8) but the couple have enjoyed marital bliss since getting hitched in 1996, after meeting on the set of a show a year earlier.

Adult film actress accuses Donald Trump of unwanted sexual advances, says he offered her $10,000

An adult film actress and director became the latest woman to accuse Donald Trump of unwanted sexual advances, saying the Republican presidential candidate offered her $10,000 to come to his hotel room alone.

Maria Carey stuns in latex as she joins Nick Cannon and their kids for family Halloween party

They may be divorced but, when it comes to the kids, Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon put up a united front.The former couple were pictured together at Mariah's Halloween bash in Los Angeles...

Miley Cyrus' sends 'raunchy' message to those not voting Hillary Clinton

The singer sent a clear cut message to Donald Trump supporters. She wrote:
Good morning!!!! Kiss my ashtanga ass if you aren't voting for @hillaryclinton #imwithher #mydreamistodoyogawithHC

A 'cooking with semen' class is coming to the UK...and YOU can sign!

BIZARRE new cooking classes are being opened to the British public… where attendees are encouraged to make food using SEMEN. The strange workshops aim to teach students how beneficial the unconventional ingredient can be to the body.

No overnight success - It took Africa's second woman, Folorunsho Alakija over 30 years to become one of the most influential women in Africa

Nigerian business tycoon and one of the richest black women in the world, second in Africa, Mrs Folorunsho Alakija with $1.82 billion fortune, shared her most challenging day in business with Peace Hyde for Forbes Africa TV. Bellow are highlights of the interview:

Kanye West vows to boycott the 2017 Grammys if Frank Ocean doesn't get nominated

Kanye West has threatened to boycott the 2017 Grammy awards if Frank Ocean doesn't get nominated for his two albums Blonde and Endless. Speaking during his show in Oakland, California, West said:

Senegal President Macky Sall sympathizes with Eséka train accident victims and their families

The President of Senegal, Macky Sall has sent condolences to the families of the people who lost their lives in the train accident between the capital Yaounde and Douala. He took to social media to post the following...

President Biya vows probe after rail crash kills at least 75

President Paul Biya on Sunday pledged to investigate the causes of a rail crash that killed at least 75 people, as rescue workers scoured wreckage for more bodies. The packed passenger train carrying more than 1,400 people between the capital Yaounde and Douala derailed on Friday near the town of Eseka, causing carriages to flip over at high speed.

Miss Bumbum Brazil pageant sparks outrage as contestants pose for Last Supper painting (photos)

This year's Miss Bumbum Brazil contest has sparked outrage among Christians after the contestants posed for 'the Last Supper' photo in reference to Jesus Christ's last supper with his disciples before he was crucified.

Jose Mourinho accused Chelsea coach Antonio Conte of humiliating Man U (photos)

According to a report by Italian TV, Sky Italia, Man U coach Jose Mourinho accused Chelsea coach Antonio Conte of humiliating Man U with his touchline antics following Chelsea's 4-0 win over Man U on Sunday. Conte gestured to the crowd to turn up the noise levels after N'Golo Kante scored Chelsea's fourth goal, knowing fully well it was Jose Mourinho's first match at Stamford Bridge as Man U manager following his sacking last year.

Sunday, 23 October 2016

"The regime has absolutely no emergency response system" - Kah Walla puts Biya's regime on blast amidst Eséka train accident

The following is an official statement posted by the president of the Cameroon People's Party, Kah Walla...

Father sentenced to 1,503 years in prison for raping teenage daughter

A 41-year-old man in Fresno, Califonia was sentenced to 1,503 years in prison for raping his teenage daughter over a four-year period.

The man was sentenced Friday, October 21, to the longest-known prison sentence in Fresno Superior Court history. The Associated Press is not naming the man because it could identify his daughter. They also don't name victims of sexual abuse.

Cameroon's diplomatic community donates blood to Eséka train accident victims (photos)

Embassy of France diplomats donate blood at the U.S. Embassy in Yaounde on October 23, 2016.
The diplomatic community in Cameroon has shown it's sympathy for Eséka train accident victims by donating blood in an event organised by the U.S Embassy Yaounde on Sunday, October 23, 2016

12-year-old boy set to marry his 11-year-old cousin after receiving his father's blessings (photos)

An 12-year-old boy will marry his cousin, 11, after the groom-to-be's father gave the couple's engagement his blessing. While family and friends celebrated Nasser Hassan's eldest son's lavish wedding, the father decided to 'double the joy' in Egypt by announcing the engagement.

Woman selling virginity for $400,000 after home burns down

A woman is auctioning her virginity to help her family following a devastating house fire. Katherine Stone, 20, left Seattle to work in one of Nevada's infamous legal brothels after spotting an advertisement on Facebook.

Photo of the day

The things people post on social media! Choi!

Biya to provide free medical care to all Eséka train accident victims

President Paul Biya has promised free medical care for all Eséka train accident victims! Biya who has been away from the country for 37 days, quickly returned home after the Eséka train accident that killed about 70 people and and left 600 severely injured on Friday, October 21st, 2016. 

Biya has been criticized by many political pundits for his extensive and lavished visits abroad!

Prophet Suleman prophecies more doom in Cameroon (WATCH)

Today, October 23, 2016, Prophet Suleman called upon all pastor in Cameroon to rally their members for four days of fasting and prayers! According to the popular Nigerian pastor, Cameroonians will experience a tragic incident on a Sunday.

Samuel Eto'o wears Black Brassard to commune with mourning Cameroonians (photo)

In today's match that saw Besiktas trashed Antalyasport 3-0, Cameroon's Samuel Eto'o was seen wearing a black brassard as a sign of communion with grieving Cameroonian who's sons and daughters died in the tragic train accident in Eseka on Friday Oct. 21st 2016.

May they Rest In Peace! Amen

Samuel Eto'o sympathizes with Eséka train accident victims and their families

Former Cameroonian international, Samuel Eto’o Fils has sent condolences to the families of the people who lost their lives in a train accident between the capital Yaounde and Douala.

President Paul Biya returns home after 37 days abroad

According to multiple reports, His Excellency President Paul has returned back to Cameroon! He was reportedly received at the Nsimalene Airport by top Cameroon officials, granted brief audiences, before finally leaving for the Unity Palace.

WATCH president Obama dance to Drake's Hotline Bling

There will never be another president like him!

Usher shared a snapchat video of president Obama dancing with his guests to Drake's Hotline Bling at their final musical night at The White House. Watch after the cut...

Thousands flood Cameroon hospitals in search of injured from train crash

Thousands of Cameroonians have been flooding hospitals in the capital, Yaounde, and the largest city, Douala, looking for corpses and survivors after an overloaded train derailed Friday, killing more than 70 people and injuring 600.

Tee Billz, Tiwa Savage's enstranged hubby quietly returns to social media

Months after his Instagram rant where he blasted his wife and mother-in-law, followed by a suicide attempt on 3rd Mainland bridge, Lagos, Tiwa Savage's estranged husband Tunji Balogun, aka Teebillz has quietly returned to social media.

Who is this mystery "old" man calling himself Brenda Biya's Bae? (photos)

A Facebook user posing under the name Collins Aston has caused a stir on social media after posting photos of himself and Cameroon's first daughter Brenda Biya on Facebook. What really got tongues wagging is the caption used, "My Love". It is safe to say that this man is twice Brenda Biya's age.