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massamoyo

Mr Ambasador how can there not be positive development in Cameroon when Biya voted you to wage an unjustified war in Irag?

massamoyo

Mr Ambasador how can there not be positive development in Cameroon when Biya voted you to wage an unjustified war in Irag?

jack

thank you for saying that there are positive changes in cameroon. am sure paul biya personaly send you to go negociate for weapons not of what you are talking about. how many people did you hear from them in cameroon that there is a positive change. please mr ambassador, what you have to do is just put the money into biya's bank account and take what everthing you want to take from cameroon. changing or not changing, you have got no contribution to the change. time will come when we the cameroonians will see the change. nobody need to infor us about any change in cameroon. mr biya, you are advise to continue your deal and wait for your own time.

Think-Man

When I read the Ambassador's declaration I remember Chenue Achebe's Anthills of the Savannah. The are two people who fight a war. The one is the warrior, fighting and getting the shots while the other is the historian who gets back to the people to tell the story. Mr. Ambassador is the historian: the story-teller. But the sorry thing about story tellers is that they determine the tone of their story. They are not bound by any law to be objective. Mr. Ambassador is very subjective. Wait Sir, the time shall come when we wilol all sit to determine that there is change.

Charles Forkwa

"Cameroon" already has laws and policies on the books to promote the kind of economic and social wellbeing that the Ambassador refers to. The problem as you are aware Mr. Ambassador is that these policies have been largely ignored. Concocting more policies and regulations only serves the propaganda machine.
In five years I will ask proponents what these new programs have accomplished. In five years the answer will be - NOT MUCH -.

l m ngwa

The ambassador is right, positive change is happening in Cameroon. Ignorant bush fallers who don't know what is happening open thier mouths and make empty noise. I graduated in UB two years ago with a degree in law and I'm proud to say I got a job in the private sector and I'm doing very well. Most of my friends too have got jobs and are doing just fine and will not trade those jobs for Bush at this juncture. I'm not oblivion of the high unemployment rate in pays, but things are improving. I hate Biya but I must admit things are improving.
ngale

Charles Forkwa

ngale or I m ngwa:
Good for you! But your situation is not the norm.
There will continue to be isolated cases of graduates being hired by the privte sector and government. The question is how many? The fact that you and your calssmates have jobs does not mean the majority of gradutes are employed.
The problem is that the job martket in "Cameroon" is disponent due to all the forces you are aware of and this situation is not improving as you would like me to believe. For your information "bushfellers" are also privy to the current events in "Cameroon" mostly because they still have family there that have graduated and stiil can't find jobs!
If you can't speak out for fear of losing your newly found job, I can understand.

Dr. A. A. Agbormbai

Guys,

Too much pessimism is not going to help Cameroon develop. A house cannot be built in a day, let alone a country.

To make things good we have to start from somewhere and build over time until the country becomes good for everyone. You pessimistic lot want a miracle overnight and it is not going to happen.

What the ambassador is saying is right. We have seen how good policies and foreign investment have helped advance countries like India and China. The same thing is going to happen to Cameroon. That I can assure you.

All solid things rest on a sound foundation, and now those foundations are being laid.

Fon  Lawrence

"I'm not oblivion of the high unemployment rate in pays, but things are improving."
ngale or I m ngwa,
One can´t make any sense out of the above sentence;oblivion is a state and its meaning cannot be related to your sentence in which you used it as a verb.That said;

What captured my attention in the above article is the following:"Mvondo said his magazine would help to give a positive image of Africa.

He said Africa is not just a continent of wars, famine, floods and HIV/AIDS. "
I have always been worried when I watch the CNN; our African brothers, John Konagui and Asamora working as Journalists for the CNN have always given the impression that African is nothing else than a continent of wars, famine, floods and HIV/AIDS. Westerners who have not been to Africa look at us to be very mean from images watched over CNN. For those who watch CNN international, you will attest that there never and positive image of Africa shown over CNN.

I don´t know whether John Konagui and Asamora,when they cover news in Africa,they don´t see anything positive except wars, famine, floods and HIV/AIDS?

Billy Nso

Hello Lawrence,

What else do you expect from CNN? They are there to sell the air time to their viewers. If they show positive things of Africa or other parts of the world, their viewers will turn to other stations. Most people in America (Americans), don't want to believe that there is any other good place than America. See how they show Russia. Nothing good comes on about this great country. Then what of Africa.

Back to the Ambassadors meeting in Silver Spring. Writefully, things are being fist in Cameroon. It will take time for the investors to start putting their money in Cameroon, so for now, let's wait and see.

Back home, how many jobs are created by the private sector per year? 1% or zero. The Government stopped 1500 Adhijo program when Biya too over. Enam, ENS, EMIA now train but people on Government payroll, no more new in take. So let's wait.

Anyway, for those old brothers and sisters, have been here for years doing odd jobs, it is better to save about 10 thousand dollars and return to your father's farm; egusi, cassava, or just eru will be a good start with little investment.

I n Ngwa

Fon,
thanks for the correction, oblivion is a noun, although your correction went a long way to show ur immaturity. A mature person would have said "I'm not sure u meant oblivion, maybe oblivious", but, anyway, thats how "Cameroonians" are. In the same light Mr all know how Fon, did u mean Jeff Koinange or John Konagui? I watch CNN too and don't know any John with that name. Obviously, I'm not the only one who makes mistakes but I take issue with you saying u couldn't make sense with my statements "I'm not oblivion of the high unemployment rate in pays, but things are improving." when u very well knew it was a typo.
I am living proof and I insist proof that things in Cameroon are improving. Many graduates are getting jobs back home, it takes a while but eventually u find somethign to do. To me, thats one of the signs that things are getting better and better days lie ahead. I'm not an isolated case people, it is happening.
Ngale

Reader 1

One question Mr ambassador, do you know Cameroon and her leadership more than Cameroonians?

Fon  Lawrence

Ngale Ngwa,
If I said that,I could not make sense,out of a sentence,why do you take it as an insult? It was a simply fact and it was not intended to hurt you. O.k

I N Ngwa

Fon Lawrence,
if u couldn't make sense of it, the u're an ass....

Konfor NGEBE

Mr Ambassador is in The Cameroons for his diplomatic mission and stands in no position to telling us(Cameroonians) that our countries are in a positive progression.It's like we can't assess our countries in terms of development,Mr Ambassador should understand equally that The Cameroons scores the highest percentage of Literacy rate in Africa as a whole,meaning we are intelligent enough to assessing how much we are progressing.And,as at present,with Biya Paul in power,Mr Ambassador,there is "NO" progress in The Cameroons that is worth holding press conferences over.Mr Ambassador,I will love to hearing you start from assessing The Cameroons problem before talking about progress in The Cameroons,and,watch-out,it might not be long when you will be packing your bags out of The Cameroons because you,as a Diplomat,failed to seeing things from within The Cameroons as a whole.You might not be the only one packing soon,I say "SOON".

Fon  Lawrence

"I'm not oblivion of the high unemployment rate in pays, but things are improving"
Ngwa Ngale
oblivion means a state in which you are not aware of what is happening around you, usually because you are unconscious or asleep:OR a state in which something has been completely destroyed.

Young man,try to fit the meaning of oblivion as given above and see if your sentence convey any message at all. Minus the word oblivion which you used without knowing its meaning; what is the meaning of"high unemployment rate in pays" I can´t figure it out.
I think I was very polite in my last respond to you.
No matter how you insult me,it will not change the fact that you are empty.

DANGO  TUMMA

WHO IS THE WHITEMAN NAAW
THE MAN WHO PARADE SOUTHERN CAMEROONS
ASKING CHIEF ENDELLEY HIS VIEW IN POLITICS,
THE ONE WHO SAYS THERE IS NO SOUTHERN CAMEROONS PROBLEM EVEN THOUGH US HR 503
SAYS OTHERS WISE, THE ONE WHO IS MEETING WITH BIYA 5 TIMES A MONTH? WHAT KINDA AMBASSADOR IS THIS?
THE FREIND OF BIYA, BIYA THE PIETER
BOTHA WHO ESTABLISH THE CAMEROUNS APARTHEID SYSTEM OF COLONIAL OCCUPATION OF 6.5M SOUTJERN CAMEROONS.
THE SAME MAN WHO CAME TO US AND ORGANISE, MEETING WITH FRENCH CAMEROUNESE, A FEW BLACKLEGS SCNC MEMBER LAST WEEK TO DISCUSS NEW FEDERATION OF WHAT ? MY LASS. THE SAME MAN WHO MEETS WITH JEROME MENDOUGA, THE THIEF WHO STOLE
20 MILLION DOLLARS FROM THEIR EMBASSY COFFERS, SAYING HE IS BUILDING A NEW EMBASSY. THE SAME FEYMAN EMBASSADOR>
NO WONDER, A GOOD WHITE MAN CAN NEVER CAME TO OUE RESCUE NOW WITH REPUBLICANS

ONLY WHEN A DEMOCRAT TAKES OFFICE, ANNAN IS GONE, ALL THINGS CROOKED HAVE GONE THEN THE UN WILL GO BACK TO THE BOOKS , THE RECORD OF ANNEXATION OF SOUTHERN CAMEROONS AND ITS INDEPENDENCE DRIVE, FOR NOW
ASSHOLES AS THIS AMBASSADOR CAN RUN AROUND, AND RUN THEIR MOUTHS

Akoson


NI JOHN FRU NDI did NOT order VANGUARDS.

...His orders were;"try to make sure that the Yaounde convention doesn't hold so that our baby we fought for shouldn't be killed in a second by belly politicians".

...BREAKING NEWS:I forecast this forum becoming more mature if we do better!...as the SCNC group led by Tayong breaks all records.

BenF, Klemenceau, Fon Lawrence and Mukete accelerate to Honour roll. When the final results are released this weekend for the second semester we'll know why. Note that Mukete's new come back has been very wonderful as it's almost void of abuses and he without fiction, analyses Colonel Chi's interview. That's great! That's what we want in here. I personally will be making a response to his reaction. I enjoin all his detractors to react to his posting. BenF, my God-son is making remarkable progress. He's trying to be neutral against all odds while Watesih and Mbu B slightly improve by +.25 giving them 17.25/20 each.

As Tayong now hits the ISSUES they stand for, he catapults that group, SCNC as the best recently. This group is breaking all records. They now top the forum with 18/20. Wonderful score!

Momo too is not left out. He now at least writes lengthly and manages to reason. However small his contributions're his improvement is worth my comment. He's improved by a tiny +.00001.

There's one sad case, TERIBOBS. He goes down the bottom to 0/20. We all know why. Read and read the comments again.

The full results for this semester will be published over the weekend.

Keep thinking!

Mukete remember that I'm coming to respond to your reason which I consider amature. Remember that as the head of the SDF, Ni John Fru Ndi has the prerogative to have asked his suburdinate, Colonel to make sure that the Yaounde convention doesn't hold as the law states. He didn't advocate using force. He'd meant that Colonel, being in Yaounde should dust the corners and remind the administration prevent the convention. This is what colonel failed to understand. Instead, with the poor doctrine he's got for ages from the Biya government he interpreted Fru Ndi's words to mean VANGUARDS just as he interpretes the words of his commander in chief as TIRER. Where did Fru Ndi go wrong? Tell me! When something gets wrong in the SDF, Ni John Fru Ndi suffers. When NEC says "A", it's Fru Ndi who said it. Let's think, men! I pitty this old man who's struggling to see Mukete's son in Sacred Heart College becomes something tomorrow.


You guys shouldn't forget keeping your contributions short, avoid insults and give HARD facts.


Will be right back.


SON OF AKO, LSE.


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Think-Man

Of course, Cameroon is good for some. We have people in Cameroon whose average lifestyes are more than those of upper class Americans. I find it insulting to swallow the fact that some selfish unpatriotic fellows will say Cameroon is changing. Remember, in order to heal the mouth of an excruciating pain caused by a gangrene of the tooth, the toooth needs to be pulled out altogether. You cannot pretend to swallow and die in dismal pain. Cameroon needs to be purged of all its evil leaders for salvation to shine. Until this is done, My friend, do not give a dog a bad name to hang it. We are not pessimists, we are realists. How long shall we play the belly-game to save Cameroon from plunder by the enemies of the future? God bless Cameroon .

Watesih

Ngale Ngwa,
continue forcing it down the throats of people that all is fine and well in Cameroon.When Cardinal Tumi decries a situation in which our hospitals lack the basics ,right down to quinine,then you think individual satisfaction has become a collective affair.When you and your classmates are paid your income every month ,you people inject the money back in to the economy through consumption.But we are in a country where the few workers like you are taxed out of breath.At the end of the day,you discover that the chicken feed you got melted into these taxes.People don`t work to eat and drink everyday.People work to create wealth and improve their lives and those around them.Cameroonians are trudging on with this weight of taxation,but it is very Common to see individuals especially CPdm Lords drive past in Sport Utilities cars that cost 38,40,50 million france.Nothing has changed in Cameroon and will not change for the next 15 to 20 years.Have there been new Parastatals created or the same old ones like CDC being sold off? How many roads have been constructed in the last 5 years or are we excited about the footpath that runs from Yaounde to Douala? How many sports complexes were built over the last 5 years or are we still counting on the dilapidated sports field Ahidjo built for 7000 people?Fifa has even opted to build one for Cameroon,but the material is caught up at the Douala sea port for 2 years now because the government has no money to pay the custom duties.But this is the same Douala port that has been cheating innocent citizens out of their money for decades.If getting better means rigging elections,arresting a few friends and asking them to go over to Kondengui and rest,or earning some chicken feed and drinking '33' at Ekani Bar at Carrefour Obili everyday,then we are living in a utopic world!

Fritzane Kiki Hong Kong


Fon Lawrence,Watesih,

Why bother yourselves answering Ngale whose comment just go a long way to show how ignorant he is in his present 'job' in Cameroon.He claims to be an endowment of prosperity in Cameroon in an insultive tone.He seems to be more of a troublemaker than a commentator here.If he is propagating that things are changing 'yes' but what has 'bushfallers' got to do with this change??I personally carry out businesses to Cameroon but what we experience at the Douala port is not encouraging at all.It's more than words can explain.The Ambassador is talking of investments which is a good idea but the rate of taxes and customs duty is discouraging to foreign investors and businesses,which are taxed even more than the capitals used in the businesses.


Ngale Ngwa,

Your viciousness and utterances goes to show how you are shortsighted in events in Cameroon.Ever since in Cameroon there are 'bourgoisies' who live in affluence and wealth but there is a major poverty gap that needs to be filled;that of the poor man who is victimised and exploited by the regime in power.Life is not exclusively an individual phenomenon but general.Think of the future of the poor majority not of the rich priveledged few and then think of your present responsibilities and your job and what holds for your children(if you have any)then you cogitate twice.

There is a long way to go as to the equal distribution of this self-centered and unjustified riches of the top ranking government officials who get richer and richer and the poor go poorer and poorer everyday.That notwitstanding the poor management of infrastructures and lack of maintenance of public utilities is another major problem in the country.All the transport systems are the worst so far;from railways,to airports right upto the main untarred roads.

There is still much to be done before a flip-flopper of Ngale Ngwa will stand and proudly say Cameroon is on its good footing.

Fritzane Kiki
Hong Kong

John Barr

Come on guys, big words don't mean knowledge. Big words mean you have been reading a dictionary! Why can't we hold meaningful discussion without character assassination? Could this be why we as Cameroonians are slow to progress??

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