Eystein Young Jr, a Cameroonian actor you should know!

He is called Eystein Young Jr, an avid actor from the Northwest Region of Cameroon, who made his debut on the screen in 2012 by starring in stage plays. Due to the positive remarks from his performances on the stage plays, he decided to take up acting as a full job.

To improve his skills, he joined the informal Actor Training center; Ruphina's House of Fame. His versatility was outstanding, earning him lead roles in several Cameroonian movies like 'Samson', 'Ensomni', 'The Beast', 'Cypher Comedy Series', 'The kaffi', 'Ndonne', and lastly 'My Best Day', which earned him the following recognition: nomination for Best Actor in a Lead role in the Cameroon movie achievement awards 2017, a Nomination for NBACA Awards 2018, and an award for Best actor in a supporting Role at the Cameroon African Movie Awards (CAAFA 2018).

His consistency and prowess has given him the opportunity to feature in major pan-african projects.

He has feat…

Emmanuel Macron advises Paul Biya over Maurice Kamto's detention. This is what he said:

Recent reports have it that Emmanuel Macron called on Biya to seek for an inclusive dialogue as a solution to the current impasse.

Emmanuel Macron phoned Biya a day after the French Foreign Ministry called on the government of Cameroon to allow the opposition freely express itself.

“We are concerned by this judicial development and remain keen on Mr. Kamto’s situation and that of about 200 of his detained supporters,”French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said.

“The Cameroonian opposition, of which he is one of the figures, must be able to express itself freely, in accordance with the law.”

It should be recalled that Maurice Kamto and over 100 of his supporters were transferred to the Kondengui maximum security prison on Tuesday after appearing before the state prosecutor where they were notified of their charges.

Life in the NW and SW after a 10 days lockdown

Life is gradually returning to normal in  some major cities and towns in the North West and South West regions of Cameroon after a ten-day lockdown.

In Bamenda, capital of the North West region, some government offices  are open as early as 8:00 am while a few taxis and bikes were seen on the streets.

However in Bali, despite a timid return yesterday morning, it is still difficult finding vehicles playing the streets after a man was reportedly shot that morning as he was heading to his farm, a resident in Bali said.

In Buea, life is gradually returning to normal with a few taxis equally playing the streets around Buea Town while residents as well as traders were seen in the market.

The lockdown did not only affect the North West and South West regions of Cameroon but equally the  neighbouring regions where transport activities were put to a halt.

In Yaounde, a few transport agencies heading to the North West region started boarding passengers heading to the North West region since Th…

The Cliq Urban Music Festival. Is here.

Season’s Greetings from The Cliq Urban Music Festival.

We know you've been worried and asking yourselves questions about our long silence. Well, we are here to give you explanations because you deserve to know.

Firstly, the festival is a huge event bringing together over 15,000 people to celebrate our artists and to thank them for exporting Cameroonian music to the rest of the world.

Although we had all artists booked for the event, we do not just want to give you another concert and call it a festival, we want to give you the #CliqExperience.

From Cameroon to Africa, to the world, be part of the #CliqExperience. The government, companies and you. Every support matters...

Rendezvous at the Cliq Urban Music Festival from Friday 22nd to Sunday 24th of March at
 Palais Des Sport, Yaoundé.

As part of our Corporate Social Responsibility, 20% of proceeds will be used to aid internally displaced of the Anglophone crisis.

See you in March.

Binyuy Jude Verla Sends A Message To Cameroonian Youths - "Use Information Technology Responsibly"

Binyuy Jude Verla is a young Cameroonian who hails from the North West Region, precisely from Nso. From a humble background, Binyuy Jude Verla grew up with the believe that every young person has a duty to impact his/her environment in a positive way. Education and hard work for a daily bread were to him a way of life.
Binyuy Jude pursued his primary, secondary education in his native land "NSO", acquiring his advance level certificate from Saint Augustine College Nso in 2003 after which he enrolled into the University of Buea.  Living and schooling in an era where technological advancements were remarkably fast, Binyuy Jude Verla found special interest in IT.
In 2010, he was opportuned to travel to the USA where he enrolled and acquired a Master's Degree in Cyber Security from the University of Maryland University College. This gave him the chance to meet, work and interact with people of diverse ethnicities and believes. With a widened mindset and knowledge of his field,…

Jeune Afrique accused of Black Market Journalism!

The regular citizen may never have heard of the black market of journalism. It is however a common practice in the media (African, but not only), especially for big media platforms, particularly print media.

Unlike the almost free Internet, printing a magazine and distributing it across a continent costs a fortune - and advertising can not sustain the magazine, as was the case in the 1990s, so some of these print media resort to black market journalism, which is publishing paid articles to push a particular agenda.

According to Opinion Magazine, the February edition of the Jeune Afrique Magazine is all about Black Market Journalism because the first lady of Cameroon, Chantal Biya, and some high profiled politicians in the country are "attacked" in the Magazine.

They accuse Jeune Afrique Magazine of defamation, manipulation and propaganda against the first lady, for claims they believe are politically motivated.

Lady Ponce sends a message of love to her husband

This February 14, 2019, Lady Ponce has done like all lovers of the world by promising her husband a sincere love for the better and for the worse.

The message reads.....

"To you my valentine, my accomplice, my best friend, the love of my life my joy to live. You are my happiness. Thanks to you, and  with you, it's Valentine's Day every day at home.

To love is the most wonderful thing that has happened. I could never imagine one day loving someone to this point. My sweet Husband, I will love you until my last breath and even after my death.  My life without you would not make sense. Be reassured my sweet and adorable husband, after God it's you and after you it's always you. Happy Valentine's day my dear husband."

Discover Grace Dorothée, the female Cameroonian painter who merges the soul and the brush!

A student at the Nkongsamba School of Fine Arts in western Cameroon, Grace Dorothée is an artist in the 'me having a talent in the pure state who realizes eternal works.

She is endowed with a spirit of creativity and succeeds in transmitting on her board the representation she has mentally made. When Grace begins to paint, she is in her universe that is painting since this seed of artist painter is at ease. To this end, she says: "Very exciting the moment when the eyes, the fingers, the brush and all the attention are one. All in a total fusion to reinterpret reality, to make visible the invisible "

Talented and versatile, this nugget performs feats with a pencil on a paper "cansson". Her inspiration comes from the smile of a child who touches the woman heart to the point of shuddering he and filling her eyes with "sparkling stars" according to her. The works cross the walls and seduce men of culture and other art lovers.

Grace Dorothée's works a…

This is your opportunity to be a star through The Voice Francophone!

The Francophone Broadcasting judges will start selecting the Season 3 nominees for the show starting this February. They will tour 10 countries in the region, in addition to traditional online casting.

The television channel VoxAfrica that broadcasts the program has just announced the launch of activities related to the third season. The show will begin airing in October. This program is one of the most followed in the French-speaking Africa region.

In Côte d'Ivoire and Cameroon, its first season had achieved, according to statistics cited by Les Echos, an average audience respectively of 9 million and 10 million viewers.

The promoters of the show plan to launch in 2020, The Voice Kids Francophone Africa, the version of the show that makes the children compete. In order to attract even more audience.

After allegedly beating Coco Emilia, Nathalie Koah apologizes!

We were all alerted last weekend by the great fight between Nathalie Koah and Coco Emilia. The two women, during  party organized on the occasion of the birthday of the Cameroonian businessman Alexandre Mbiam, did not hesitate to unleash one on the other. For more info on how that happened read HERE

An act that has since continued to feed the canvas. So to put an end to this controversy Nathalie Koah has decided to apologize to her fans and Internet users.

The boss of the "psycheebynk" promises to respect in all circumstances its values ​​and moral principles

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To all @psycheebynk customers, your loyalty grows from day to day and your patience in all events honors me particularly

Aison or Twist, Defense or Attack There is always a Silent method for handling pressures / conflicts if they exist.

I hereby apologize for the noise and discomfort caused by the recent NOV EVENTS.

Our brand is the quality of its products and the quality of its services and benefi…

Minister of Employment and Vocational Training explains how over 500,000 Cameroonian youths will be employed in 2019.

On the occasion of his speech to the youth, on February 10th, 2019, the President of the Republic announced the creation of 500 000 jobs in 2019. Without detailing the sectors concerned.

In an interview with the national bilingual daily; Cameroon Tribune published on February 13, 2019, Issa Tchiroma , the Minister of Employment and Vocational Training presents the targeted sectors.

"Jobs are created not only in the administration, but in all sectors of our economy, both modern and informal. Especially in so-called carriers, including the trade industry, agriculture, ICT etc. " explains the minister.

The former Minister of Communication and spokesman of the government also said the projection of 500,000 jobs made by Paul Biya "could be higher and reach the figure of 700 000 for example, if all the stakeholders actually play their role." 

Issa Tchiroma took the opportunity to explain the role of the National Training Institute of Trainers and Program Development of …

Disposable Diapers, banned in Cameroon till further notice.

Mothers in Cameroon might be resorting to the good old washable napkins, as disposable diapers have been banned from sales in the Cameroonian market.

The decision was taken by the Minister of Commerce(Luc Magloire Mbarga Atangana) on February 13, 2019. In a statement, Luc Magloire explains that "following an alert launched by the French National Agency for Health Security ( ANSES) relating to the risk of possible presence of harmful chemicals in infantile disposable diapers", he decided "in the name of precautionary principle", to withdraw from the national commercial space, the set of disposable diapers.

This will be valid, pending the outcome of the analysis and investigations initiated at the due diligence of the national laboratory for quality control of drugs and expertise(LANACOME).

At the same time he asks people to ensure the "strict and scrupulous application" of this decision.

After haven tested 23 brands, ANSES identified some significant dang…

JEAN MICHÉ KANKAN, 22 years already since he died.

February 13, 1997-13 February 2019. It is exactly 22 years since AFANA EBOGO Dieudonné Alias ​​JEAN MICHÉ KANKAN bowed out.

Born in 1956 in Akonolinga of Jean EBOGO and NGA Madeleine, The legend of Cameroonian comedy or sub-Saharan Africa originated from the village Nkom to Mengueme Sy, by Akonolinga 120 kilometers from Yaounde, in the department of Nyong and So .

After obtaining his CEPE in 1970 in Bertoua where he spent his childhood, he continued his secondary education at Lissouck College in Yaoundé. French language teacher in secondary school, he abandons this function to work as an official at Radio Cameroon. The beginnings were not easy, however. The audience was not very receptive to the artist's style. <>, he said when he happened to tell his beginnings.

He has marked his artistic career for decades with a style unique to his genre. During this brilliant journey, he produced ten cassettes entitled "the misadventures of Jean Miché Kankan" whose main charac…

Stanley Enow set to represent Cameroon at the SXSW Festival in Texas(USA) among other A-List African Acts!

OkayAfrica has partnered with Digiwaxx and Bavent Street Live, to create a lineup of African Artistes to perform at the SXSW Festival in Austin, Texas(USA). A lineup of 35 African artists over three nights (March 14-16) at an undisclosed location for the music festival held in Austin, Texas.

The star-packed line-up will feature the best and most buzzing acts across the African continent featuring the likes of Cassper Nyovest, Mr Eazi, Yemi Alade, Falz, Adekunle Gold, Simi, Sauti Sol, Efya, Nadia Nakai, Major League DJz, EL, Stanley Enow, Victoria Kimani, Seyi Shay, Samini, Khaligraph Jones, Anatii, Blinky Bill, Jojo Abot and many, many more.

Stanley Enow is the only Cameroonian act who made it to the lineup. See flyer:

Bavent Street Live partnered with Digiwaxx Media, OkayAfrica, and Soundcity to offer an unprecedented experience—Africa To The World, a 3 day showcase featuring over 35 talented African musicians, representing 8 African countries, and covering various genres of music inc…

SDO for Mfoundi suspends activities of municipal police till further notice

THE Senior Divisional Officer for the Mfoundi Division Jean Claude Tsila has suspended the activities of Municipal police agents for a period of one month.

The suspension could be extended if necessary, the Senior Divisional Officer said.

The decision was made public on Wednesday *February 13th* following two seperate incidents recently that *have* jeopardised public order in the city of Yaounde.

The latest of such events is a clash between commercial motorcycle riders and the Municipal police agents of the Yaounde I council after it was rumoured the actions of the latter had provoked the death of a bike rider.

Several bike riders descended at the Elig Edzoa neighbourhood where violent scenes were recorded with a vehicle set ablaze and another destroyed.

Popular journalist; Boris Bertolt, accused of spreading fake news.

Boris Bertolt is being accused of spreading fake news about the ports of Douala and Kribi.

The social media activist/journalist, took to his social media to make a post stating that insecurities are plaguing the Douala and Kribi Seaports of Douala, and a budget of 38 million Euros is the amount of money used to "guard" the seaports in question. According to fellow journalist; Didier Eyandi, that info is false.

He accuses Boris Bertolt of using his influence on Social media to disseminate false information about the government to push an agenda that is politically motivated, especially as Boris Bertolt is an open supporter of the Government's opposition; Maurice Kamto.

Discover Cameroonian artist; Julius Kima, and the depth of his new song; Blueprint .

"Dreaming has made me realize that I'm a
dreamer living out his dreams!" - Julius Kima

Being born and raised in Yaounde; Cameroon, was the beginning of
an incredible chapter that would soon expose the artist born as Julius Kima to the world of entertainment.

Being born prematurely was the
first of many battles he would have to overcome. As the youngest of four children, Julius constantly strives to be as unique and different as possible.

At the age of 7, Julius found his calling to music as a drummer for his school choir and slowly gained more interest in living out his dreams! He played at several tournaments before having to move
to a new school in a smaller city in Cameroon.

He first fell in love with the art of hip hop at the age of 9 years old when he heard his elder sister singing along to Wyclef Jean
as she read from a tiny book known as "Lyrics" that contained all the popular songs of that year.

He began mimicking his idols such as Ja
rule, Big Pun, Fa…

Did you know that you can find marriage therapists online?

Marriage counseling is a type of psychotherapy for married people, wherein they try to solve problems in their relationship. Typically, the couple attend counseling sessions together to discuss specific issues, and the person who facilitates the process is a trained expert known as a marriage therapist.

Scientifically, Marriage and Family Therapists (MFTs) are mental health professionals trained in psychotherapy and family systems, and licensed to diagnose and treat mental and emotional disorders within the context of marriage, couples and family systems.

They operate in two ways, via face-to-face consultations and online. One of the most reputable online platforms to go to if you are looking for the services of a marriage therapist is They also have editorials that create a better understanding of the importance of marriage counseling even when done online. Click HERE to read.

Here are some testimonials from people whose marriages changed for the better after marriage coun…

If you are considering marriage, you need this type of therapy :

Premarital counselling is the type of therapy that all couples need before they officially tie the knot and get married.

Premarital counseling is a specialized form of therapy which is done by a marriage counselor/therapist before two people embark on a long-term journey of commitment called marriage.

The general goal of premarital counseling is to identify areas that have the potential of causing conflicts in the relationship later-on and addressing them, in such a way that they loss the capability of being major problems in the future.

Another importance of premarital counseling is the fact both partners are taught effective ways to tackle conflicts in the marriage.

Some of the potential areas of conflict that premarital counseling can help couples to identify and address are: family dynamics, number of children, finances, career paths and goals, child bearing methods, and several others.

According to a survey published in the journal of family psychology, couples who had participa…

Is it true that relationship counseling is a form of therapy?

Indeed, relationship counseling is therapy. It is otherwise known as couples therapy or relationship therapy. It is when an expert, usually referred to as a therapist/counsellor, attempts to improve romantic relationships and resolve interpersonal conflicts between a couple.

Many people go for relationship counselling when their relationships are about to hit the rocks, but that is not how it is meant to be. It is adviced to seek the help of a relationship counsellor even when things are not that bad in your relationship, so as to help you with clarity to make decisions that are right for you as concerns your relationship.

Sometimes, all we need is to talk to somebody we don’t know, about stuff we are going through, especially if the person is trained and can use the information we give them to enable us identify what is going on and what we need to do. In other words, that is what happens during relationship counselling.

Studies show that, in the hands of a good counselor, marriage…

New Music Video: Petit Billion-Saka

Robert Ngehwih known by his stage name Petit Billion is an artist who hails from the North West Region of Cameroon.

The fast rising artist, Petit Billion decided to kick start his music career professionally in 2014, where he recorded some songs and later traveled to Nigeria to study the music business.

During his stay in Nigeria, Petit Billion went through a music school called ”Ojueleba Music Academy” where he obtained a certificate in the art.

Petit Billion is a solo artist and his greatest desire is to sing songs that will educate and entertain the public.

Petit Billion has just released his debut single titled ”Saka”.

It was produced by Cameroon’s Award winning hitmaker, Softouch. Mix and mastered by Slim Beatz.

"Saka” talks about happiness and jubilation with the makossa vibe. It is the type of song you will like to party to anytime. Click below to listen:

New Music Video : Liinx--La Vie

The single #LaVie is the second one by Liinx from his much anticipated album ‘MANDU MANDU’ (meaning ‘BIT-BY-BIT’ in his native Bayangi/kenyang dialect) due to be released mid-2019.

Mostly known as a rapper, Liinx  for a second time deviates into singing after his first single #LevezVous, an afrobeat record.

In #LaVie the artist provides groovy and soulful vocals on a messages-filled makossa inspired record.

The goal of this variety is to make the album a blend that will not just showcase the artist’s versatility but also give the broad fan-base a possibility to enjoy different genres of music on the same album project.

#LaVie is produced by melloman-extraordinaire Mister Elad a.k.a Mister Malody. The producer and Liinx choose to invite a host of seasoned instrumentalists to play live on the record, thus creating an electrifying and ambient feeling.

The self-explanatory and captivating line ‘La Vie appartient a ceux qui ne dorment pas’ expressed in french as well as a great portion of…

According to the World Bank, Civil Servants in Cameroon earn the lowest salaries as compared to their peers in other African countries. How then do our top ranking officials live lavishly?

The highest monthly salary of a civil servant in Cameroon is 330,000 FCFA . A salary that is suitable for grade A2, which is the highest category of public service in our country. The lowest-paid officials receive 44,000 FCFA / month. This are figures from the last pay scale adopted in Cameroon on July 1st 2014.

These wages are among the lowest in sub-Saharan Africa, according to the World Bank, in a report published in November 2018. The report states that the highest monthly salary of a civil servant in Zambia, is about 2,446 824 FCFA and 171, 198 FCFA for the lowest. In Rwanda, the figures are 1,251,281 FCFA and 168,923 FCFA, respectively .

To compensate for the low wages, the Cameroonian government supplements public service remunerations with a large number of allowances and bonuses like special bonuses, technical allowances, performance bonuses, risk allowances, etc. The report also mentions that the lack of standards regarding their allocation makes the wage structure in Camer…

The first edition of #TheBlogShow will create a platform for bloggers to have an exchange with companies, here is how to be a part of it:

The Blog Show is an initiative set up by Voila Moi Consulting in partnership with Icon Prod, to create a platform for bloggers and Web influencers to exchange with key people in major companies and corporate entities on how there can be a mutually benefitial relationship between both parties.

The first edition of The Blog Talk Show will take place on Friday, January 18 at 5PM at ICON Prod agency headquarters.

On the panel, there will be:

5 people representing reputable companies 
5 Bloggers and influencers,
2 media personalities.

See details on the e-flyers below:

To attend the event, click HERE to reserve. It is Free.