The unsung pangs of ‘ghost towns’

By Achaleke Ashley* From a seemingly inoffensive offshoot of a minor protest by lawyers and teachers ghost town phenomena have morphed to a credo in the two Anglophone regions with well-articulated rituals attached to non-adherence.The advent of the socio-political crisis in October 2016 in the Anglophone regions midwifed ghost town in December 2016, as a […]

Erratic mayor grounds business in Buea

Lawlessness is certainly not the preserve of notorious criminals or jailbirds. This assertion has recently been ascribed credence by Buea Mayor Ekema Patrick Esunge, who has decided that the wrath from his inability to wrestle Ambazonian separatists to a standstill on the issue of suffocating ghost-towns, has to fall on businessmen and cab drivers. To […]

Taxi drivers will work on Mondays if security is assured

Taxi drivers have recently been caught in the web of Separatist fighters (their cars burnt) and Government officials (taxis impounded) whether or not they ply the road on Monday. It is in this light that taxi drivers in Buea have reaffirmed their decision to work on Mondays only if their security would be guaranteed. They […]

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