Yaoundé - 10 December 2019 -
Public management

North-West Cameroon: The UN condemns murder of humanitarian worker

North-West Cameroon: The UN condemns murder of humanitarian worker
  • Comments   -   Monday, 02 December 2019 16:15

(Business in Cameroon) - In a statement issued on December 1, 2019, in Yaoundé,  Allegra Baiochi (photo), coordinator of the United Nations system in Cameroon denounced the murder of a humanitarian worker in the North-West, a region plagued by abuses by armed groups that have been claiming the partitioning of Cameroon since late 2016.

Indeed, according to the United Nations system in Cameroon, Pascal Ngwayi, an employee of the NGO Cominsud, a United Nations partner in the programme to assist displaced people and other victims of the English-speaking crisis, was kidnapped on 30 November 30, 2019, and later murdered by armed men in the Donga Mantung department while he was on a humanitarian assistance mission.

Even though the UN System Coordinator's statement does not point out the perpetrators of this assassination, the modus operandi is similar to that of the English-speaking separatists. Calling for the protection of humanitarian workers in the North-West and South-West regions of Cameroon, Allegra Baiochi recalled that targeting humanitarian workers in conflict zones is considered as a war crime.


The Inter-Patronal Grouping of Cameroon (GICAM) recently updated its data on the socio-political crisis raging the North-West and South-West since October...
Cameroon's Prime Minister, Joseph Dion Ngute, announced on his twitter account that he recently brought together “about fifteen” representatives of...
In Cameroon, the Special Fund for Equipment and Inter-municipal Assistance (FEICOM) collected revenues amounting to XAF158.3 billion in 2018, a little...
Every year, Cameroon generates an average of XAF140 billion from the distribution of oil products. This was revealed by the minister of water and energy...

Mags frontpage

Business in Cameroon n81: November 2019

The growing weight of Moroccan banks in Cameroon

Made in Cameroon products gradually take over supermarkets

Investir au Cameroun n91: Novembre 2019

Le poids croissant des banques marocaines au Cameroun

Le Made in Cameroon progresse dans les supermarchés