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Cameroonian people’s call on government to stop holding elections prior to the end of the civil war in the English-speaking regions and the effective reform of the electoral system

After several decades of disputed elections and dialogue of the deaf between the Government on one side, the opposition and civil society on the other, an Electoral Code was adopted in 2012. But, instead of establishing serenity and confidence in the electoral process, this Code has, on the contrary, reinforced mistrust of national electoral system within the political class and the public opinion, because of the lack of consensus in its preparation and vote..

Maurice KAMTO Press release on the recruitment of schoolteachers

For almost two months, news in the education sector has been dominated by the recruitment of 3,000 schoolteachers. This drive, which is part of a process, aims to recruit 12,000 teachers by 2024...

Declaration on the risk of collapse of the tomato industry in Cameroon in face of government's inability to take necessary support measures

Cameroon’s economy is more than ever before in great difficulty as a result of incompetence, endemic corruption and looting by certain senior officials of the country, aggravated today by the Covid-19 crisis and the absence of support measures of the State, contrary to what is observed in other organized and well managed countries...

Statement by Maurice KAMTO on unofficialised contacts between separatist leaders in prison and the Government

The general public learnt, through unofficial channels, that on 2nd July 2020, there was, reportedly, a contact between the Government and English-speaking separatist leaders currently incarcerated in the Main Prison of Yaoundé, led by Mr Sisiku AYUK TABE, in order to enable a ceasefire. This meeting would be the consequence of the call for a "world cease-fire" launched on 23rd March 2020 by the Secretary-General of the United Nations within the framework of the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition to the separatist leaders and the government, the embassies of the United States, France and Germany reportedly took part in this meeting as facilitators, as well as a United Nations representative as principal negotiator...

Statement by Maurice KAMTO on repeated explosions in the capital Yaoundé

After the explosion of a first bomb on the night of 30th July 2020, in the Tsinga neighbourhood of Yaoundé, the explosion of two explosive devices, on the night of 20th to 21st June 2020 in the Melen and Emana neighbourhoods, the capital of our country was again shaken, in the evening of Thursday 2nd July 2020, at a place called "Rond-Point Damas", by the explosion of a home-made bomb which would have left at least four injured...

President Maurice KAMTO’s declaration on the arbitrary arrest, torture and death of Samuel ABUWE AJIEKA aka "Samuel WAZIZI"

The Cameroon Renaissance Movement (CRM) learned with dismay and shock, the revolting death of journalist Samuel ABUWE AJIEKA, known as "Samuel WAZIZI", announced on 2nd June 2020. Mr. ABUWE AJIEKA was illegally arrested on 2nd August 2019 in Buea, in the Southwest Region, followed by his secret detention since August, 7, 2019, during which he suffered the worst acts of torture and brutal inhuman and degrading treatment that led to his death...

President-Elect Maurice KAMTO calls for general mobilisation and vigilance of people striving for change

My dear compatriots,

On many occasions, and recently again in my address of 19th May, I drew your attention to the manoeuvres aimed at organising the succession by mutual agreement at the head of our country. I can tell you today that things are becoming clearer. More than ever, over-the-counter architects are at work. In this way, they want to accelerate the course of history for their own profit, in defiance of all the democratic rules of power devolution and the sufferings of the Cameroonian people, I meant your sufferings...