Growing up in Takov, a village Nkum Subdivision, Bui Division, Northwest Cameroon, I was told that if I had sex at a really young age, my mind was never going to be stable. Unlike in cities where parents would have lessons with their children about sex education, it was taboo in my Muslim-dominated Takov to say something about sex and sexuality. I am Dan. I grew up to the age of 17 without hugging a girl; talk less of kissing or having sex. Dating among children in my community was forbidden, though there was no written constitution. I understood religion was the bedrock of that.
As the fight against Covid-19 takes a new turn across the world, Persons With Disabilities (PWDs) in the crisis-battered Anglophone Regions of Cameroon say they have been left to sweat and toil in the heat of the deadly virus and the prolonged devastating armed conflict. This group of people have either been confronted with the dilemma of falling prey to the Coronavirus or being caught in the wrath of warring actors in the ongoing secessionist conflict.
On Friday, June 3, news broke out that the incarcerated leaders of the Ambazonia Interim Government have met the Cameroon government to negotiate for a ceasefire in the war-torn Anglophone Regions. The news has brought almost all factions in the Anglophone quest for independence issuing out statements here are there.
The worse thing in life is to coerce people to love you of which they don’t want to. We do face challenges sometimes because we think we can get whatever thing we want but life is not like that. My name is NDK. I want to share with you something small that I’m going through with a girl. Some of us do live a life whereby, when we don’t get what we want, we turn to ignore the people whom we wanted favours from them. I know most guys will not share my idea. For instance, you try to court a girl and immediately she turns you down, you make her an enemy. To me that’s weird. I have done that several times but it’s not helping.
The rate at which Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) continue to suffer under flying bullets in Anglophone Cameroon, is increasingly a cause for concern.
Head of Commission for the Presidential Plan for Reconstruction and Development has told the population of Buea that rebuilding Anglophone Cameroon amidst the worsening armed conflict is the beginning of long lasting peace.
Tottenham Hotspur midfielder, Dele Alli has received a match ban, before the official resumption of the English Premier League, for seemingly mocking a coughing Asian man, amid the Coronavirus.
Some persons with disabilities (PWDs) in Bamenda have received anti COVID-19 kits from the Organisation for The Realization of an Inclusive Society(ORIS).
The Center for Peace and Sustainable Development in Africa ( CEPSDA) has undertaken a robust tree-planting exercise to mark the 2020 edition of the International Day of the Environment.
By Rapheal Munyam Some African leaders have expressed great satisfaction following Madagascar's recent discovery of a COVID-19 treatment. Côte d'Ivoire, Uganda, Democratic Republic of Congo among others, appear to be proponents and have shown great support for this move. Equatorial Guinea has begun importation of the herbal drug, COVID-Organics. The move is regarded as a … Continue reading Africa Throws Weight Behind Madagascar’s COVID-19 Treatment
Shouting erodes the streets with terror, People running helter-skelter Screaming for help which none could provide White powder pouring from angle to angle, Youths throwing stones and streets blocked with garbage Homes, churches, schools, and hospitals all in flame
Defending champions of the English premier League, Manchester City have been banned from participating in Europe's top flight competition, the UEFA Champions League, with a £25 million fine
By Sandrine Akeabeh, in Buea Students in the University of Buea have boycotted classes, amid the six-day lockdown imposed by separatists in the two restive Anglophone regions. Classes this Friday morning were empty, as students remained in their homes for fear of the unknown. Some lecturers were present to give out lectures, but barely met … Continue reading Amid Lockdown: UB Students Boycott Classes, But Administrators Present
Magistrate Malomba Esembe, 34 year-old CPDM candidate for Member of Parliament for Buea Urban has promised to use his youthfulness to bring change which the local people are yearning for.
One of America's most celebrated basketball players, Kobe Bryant has died in a helicopter crash alongside his daughter and seven other persons.
The Cameroon Renaissance Movement, CRM party has brandished as fake news an alliance between them and the UFDC party, to contest in upcoming legislative and municipal elections.
The Coordinator of the ruling Cameroon People's Democratic Movement, CPDM party for the South West, has entreated the population of the region to massively participate in forthcoming municipal and legislative elections.
TWIF NEWS' Editor-in-Chief has graduated as the 2019 most outstanding student in the University of Buea's Department of Journalism and Mass Communication(JMC).
Kesah Princely has become the first ever journalist with visual impairment to have graduated from the University of Buea's Department of Journalism and Mass Communication (JMC).
Africans are more of consumers than producers, reason why most of them depend on the government for a living rather than being self employed.
TWIF NEWS has admitted new strategies which will enable it provide quality news to its audience.
Whenever Ngwane Ehabe Kwame saw people littering on the streets around him, he knew something wasn’t going right. He felt the need to put an end to this, but just didn’t know how. It was too big a thing to bear the reality that his Ndongo neighbourhood had become a habitat for trash.
Any African visiting Nigeria will be able to get a visa on arrival, President Muhammadu Buhari has announced.
The International Federation of Football History and Statistics, IFFHS, has ranked Cameroonian international football referee Alioum Sidi Neant the best referee in Africa and the 17th Best in the World .
An 18 year-old girl has stabbed herself after she caught her boyfriend cheating on her with her best friend.
Cameroonian musical sensation, Daphne recently fainted during a live performance at a show at Cephora Lounge in the US.
Nigerian celebrity, Tonto Dike, is said to have dumped her alleged lover, Bobrisky, for another man.
A woman has made a confession that her 12-year-old son is the product of a long-standing human-chimpanzee relationship.
Cameroon has just obtained its ticket for the next round of the Olympic Games Qualifiers 2020. The Indomitable lionesses once more raised the Country's Flag.
Cameroon's Minister of Territorial Administration, Paul Atanga Nji, says it is wrong to accuse the country's military of any excesses, given its resolve to restore peace and order in the troubled North West and South West regions.
He made the remarks recently, while execrating America's intentions to remove Cameroon from the African Growth and Opportunity Act, AGOA.
The President of Cameroon, Paul Biya has marked 37 years in power, since taking office in 1982.
Supporters and sympathizers of his ruling Cameroon People's Democratic Movement (CPDM) Party have in separate rallies on Wednesday November 6, commemorated the 37th anniversary in power, of a man they describe as peaceful and visionary.
Ex-Super Eagles goalkeeper, Vincent Enyeama, says former Cameroon forward, Samuel Eto’o should have won the World Best Player award before his retirement in September.
The former Nigeria international made a case for Eto’o, who came third at the 2005 FIFA World Player of the Year award ceremony, behind
Cameroon's Minister of Territorial Administration, Paul Atanga Nji has visited Buea to assess the level of security in the South West region.
The Minister's convoy arrived the regional capital on Friday November 1, 2019.
The President of the United States, Donald Trump, has announced his intention to strip Cameroon of its right to benefit from the African Growth and Opportunity Act, AGOA.
The late Mayor of the Buea Council, Ekema Patrick Esunge was seen as a man at war with members of his own political party, the Cameroon People’s Democratic Movement (CPDM).
A man mistaken for a military spy, has been lynched to death in Bamenda by alleged separatist fighters.
Cameroon's President, Paul Biya has ordered for the disbursement of 200 million FCFA to assist victims of Monday's natural calamity which befell Bafoussam, West region of the country.
Cameroon is the only team of four African teams involved in the U-17 World Cup to have a started the campaign with a negative result.
Inhabitants of the West region of Cameroon are in grief after at least 42 persons including four pregnant women are reported to have died, and over 50 missing in a landslide at 2eme Carrefour Gouatchié, in Bafoussam III.
Despite the sudden death of the Mayor of the Buea Council, Ekema Patrick Esunge, some inhabitants of the municipality will remember him for his communal spirit, aimed at uniting the municipality which he loved dearly.
Gospel artists from all over the national triangle have converged on the Jubilee Gospel Centre Ayaba, in Bamenda, to pray for the return of peace to Cameroon.
The Senior Divisional officer of Fako, Engamba Emmanuel Ledoux, has convened an emergency meeting with top officials of the Buea Council, to take place on Tuesday October 29.
Unlike before in Africa when people used to mourn when calamity befalls someone, today, things have changed
Thirteen years after oil and natural gas-rich Bakassi Peninsula was ceded to the Republic of Cameroon, the United Nations (UN)-backed Greentree Agreement, which both countries signed on June 12, 2006, to formalise the exercise has neither been ratified nor implemented.
About 5 military officers have been reportedly killed in Bamenda by suspected pro-independence fighters.
Nigerian forward Victor Osimhen has beaten Algerian star, Islam Slimani of AS Monaco and Nantes FC's Nicolas Pallois, to win the French League 1 player of the month award for September.
Samuel Eto'o has established an online betting business, barely a month after retiring from football.
The European Union Council has called for an inclusive dialogue to solve the crisis plaguing Cameroon's two Anglophone regions, decrying the use of violence which it says is not the answer.