Tuesday, September 30, 2008
Tuesday, September 16, 2008
By Christopher Ambe Shu
He was bedridden for more than one year ,following a ghastly motor/road accident along the Tiko-Douala road that left him with an injured spinal cord.
The spinal cord was immediately operated upon at the Douala Referral Hospital.
He was President of Cameroon English-Speaking Jouranlists' Association(CAMASEJ ) Buea Chapter when he was badly hit by the road accident ,but was recently replaced due to his prolonged incapacity.
Sunday, September 14, 2008
Please don't support to LTTE.Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), commonly known as the Tamil Tigers, is a militant organization that has been waging a violent secessionist campaign against the SriLankan government since the 1970s in order to create a separate Tamil state in the north and east of Sri Lanka.
For more info visit www.defence.lk
PLEASE DON'T SUPPORT THEM
Thursday, September 11, 2008
It's about time that I post from Switzerland again. The occasion today is a sad one: One of the most iconic traditional singers, Ruedi Rymann has died, aged 75. His #1 hit "Dr Schacher Seppli" has been selected as the biggest Swiss hit of all times.
Wednesday, September 10, 2008
By Christopher Ambe Shu
Sunday, September 07, 2008
So one day I was idly googling my name, as one might do occasionally, and I came across something a little startling: there is a rumor online (here, at Daniel Molokele's blog, and here, at independent.co.uk) that I am an illegal blogger from the basket case that Zimbabwe is. After rolling on the floor laughing, I was somewhat sobered by the realization that these people may know something that I don't. Thing is, with the scary media laws in Zimbabwe, it is very possible that I have broken some law by sharing my thought and experiences... But then again, to be honest, those laws seem to apply to proper journalists, not bloggers. I just don't know. Seem lately that bloggers in other places are getting arrested. I don't think the authorities here are that repressive, but I am not really sure...
My first inclination was to laugh because such a big deal is made of anything from Zimbabwe... And I think that article was used to further someone's slanted view on what's going on here. What I blogged about (here is where the quote was lifted from without my permission- aren't there rules about that??) was probably me feeling a little irritable, at the time- and the quote that was lifted had less to do with Zim's usual problems, and more to do with the drought we had. Aren't there rules about that, too? Makes me wonder if journalists are ever honest... Maybe we should trust bloggers more.
Images: A view of the clock tower at City Hall; a view from the benches at City Hall.
Friday, September 05, 2008
75,000 Trees to be Planted Soon in Southwest
Ngolle Ngolle, who himself publicly planted a tree, announced that some 75000 trees will soon be planted in the Southwest province covering a total area of about 250ha
The Southwest province, he noted, is already experiencing problems linked to degradation of forest cover, such as increasing temperatures, changes in rainfall patterns and increasing floods and landslides, exposed water catchments and loss of biodiversity.
“ In so doing we will all fulfill our moral obligation of ensuring that current and future generations live in a conducive environment”,
Tree-planting, the minister noted, has become a national and international obligation. “At global level about 50% of wood traded internationally today comes form planted trees”, he disclosed
He said his ministry may soon transfer the management of some state forest reserves to local councils.
The mayor announced he had already planted 3,700 trees along some streets within the Buea municipality. “Today’s event complements and encourages our efforts in transforming and structuring the landscape and image of our municipality”, he remarked