This September 2, 2022, many newspapers in Cameroon focused on the creation of a General Hospital in Garoua, the banning of community schools across the North West Region and school resumption amongst other stories of national interest.
Garoua gets General Hospital
A presidential decree signed on September 1, 2022 has announced the creation, organisation and functioning of the Garoua General Hospital, in the North Region of Cameroon.
The Garoua General Hospital will have to deliver high quality medical care to patients and also serve as a research ground.
“Échos Santé” and “L’oeil du Sahel” newspapers present this story on pages 4 and 3 respectively.
Government Bans Community Schools across North West Region
North West administrative authorities have banned all primary and secondary schools operating under the banner of community schools.
The North West Regional Governor, Adolf Lele Lafrique, Divisional Officers and Sub Divisional Officers have warned parents not to enroll their children into these schools, emphasising that they will be doing so at their own risk.
They have assured educational stakeholders that all security measures have been taken for a hitch-free 2022 / 2023 school year. More of this story on page 3 of the Guardian Post.
Minister Elung Paul Donates School Materials to Pupils and Students
The “Scoop” this morning focuses on the donation of school didactic material to pupils and students of Tombel Subdivision, Kupe Manenguba Division of the South West Region of Cameroon.
This gesture of the Minister, Deputy Secretary General at the Presidency, Elung Paul Che on Friday August 26, 2022, saw the students beaming with smiles as they received the gifts.
Antonio Pedro Appointed Deputy Executive Secretary of ECA
Mozambican Anthony Pedro has been appointed Deputy Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic Comission for Africa in charge of Program Support.
A Geologist by profession, he is a specialist in mining with more than 30 years of experience. Read more of this story on page 2 of L’Economie Quotidien.
Ngoran Rebecca (Intern)