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In Cameroon Biya Army Kills Civilians in SW Bombe Bukunde As UN Guterres Silent in NYC Mansion

By Matthew Russell Lee, CJR PFT NYP

UN GATE, Oct 20 – On September 29 Inner City Press was sent another tweet about Biya's platform for national dialogue, an account featuring a photos of the grip and grin between Guterres and Biya's foreign minister. This is the result of Guterres' sold out diplomacy - a Potemkin Village of fake dialogue accompanied by violence and censorship. Guterres is no better than Biya. At least Biya is officially senile. What is Guterres' excuse?

 On October 20, this: "A military raid has taken place in Bombe Bakundu in the South West region of the country with several civilians said to be hurt    Soldiers during the raid on the village are said to have opened fire on young boys taking them by surprise. Locals say about 7 were killed during the incident.The raid and alleged killings come barely two weeks after a National Dialogue that was supposed to seek solutions to the ongoing armed conflict in the North West and South West regions.Similar raids have also been carried out in other villages in the regions with some torched to the ground." This from a journalist already attacked by (pro) Biya forces, Mimi Mefo. We'll be asking the UN and Antonio "Golden Statute" Guterres and Stephane "French Whine" Dujarric, and Melissa "Harder Repression at UNHCR" Fleming, who has banned Inner City Press without any due process, about this. Watch this site.

 On October 18, on the eve of Guterres' irrelevant and short - here was his returns before 6 pm, with Inner City Press questions including on Cameroon - junket to DC for the World Bank IMF Annual meeting at which he'll whisper at a small states forum then slink back to his $15 million mansion in NY, this on the World Bank propping up Biya: "The World Bank will be expending up to $200 million for investment in Cameroon under a development policy credit (DPC) deal. The agreement was signed this week by Abdoulaye Seck, the Bank’s country director for Yaounde and the Minister of Economy, Planning and Regional Development, Alamine Ousmane Mey.  The DPC aims to strengthen fiscal sustainability, protect the poor and most vulnerable in the West African country and enhance its competitiveness among other nations.  In addition, the DPC will also target the efficiency of public procurement, broaden the non-oil tax base, support efforts to rationalize and reduce tax expenditures and improve civil-service management.    The funds are also expected to be deployed into road maintenance, improving supply chains at the Port of Douala, working towards achieving greater financial sustainability in the energy sector, and a more climate-resilient road network.  The World Bank supports Cameroon through various mediums with a net commitment of $1.81 billion."

  Both Biya and Guterres are engaged in blatantly mismanagement. While Guterres whose waste of money and censorship for corruption lead to lower payments to the UN cries poor, here is what Biya's has done to Cameroon, even according to money loving Moody's: "Cameroon's credit profile constrained by institutional challenges 11 October 2019 London, October 11, 2019 --  Cameroon's credit challenges include the weak institutional environment Relatively diversified economy and natural gas reserves are among credit strengths The credit profile of Cameroon (B2 stable) is constrained by the weak institutional environment and rising public and external debt, Moody's Investors Service said in an annual report this week.  Credit strengths include the economy's relative diversification and the development of natural gas reserves, which offers the potential to compensate for gradually declining oil production.  "Cameroon's public and external debt has increased significantly on the back of the mostly externally financed public investment programme," said Kelvin Dalrymple, a Moody's Vice President - Senior Credit Officer and the report's co-author. "This has exacerbated by the country's below median revenue-generation capacity, which weighs on debt affordability."  Domestic political risk is the main driver of event risk in Cameroon, given succession risks and tensions ahead of the legislative elections scheduled for October 2019."  We'll have more on this.

  Guterres m.o. is spreading. Guterres and his spokespeople Stephane Dujarric and now Melissa Fleming have refused to answer Inner City Press' written questions about Cameroon. Dujarric amid Biya's killings tweeted this: "  UN Spokesperson  @UN_Spokesperson   Secretary-General  @antonioguterres  encouraged by   @PR_Paul_BIYA 's decision to release Maurice Kamto and hundreds of others, reiterates  @UN 's support for #Cameroon's National Dialogue." The irony? Biya on Twitter blocks many critics including Inner City Press, which is ALSO blocked by Dujarric. Birds of a corrupt feather.

Meanwhile this from MimiMefo: "There is commotion in Bali Town, Mezam Division North West Region.  Soldiers invaded the village in their number during and after October 1st commemoration, the day Southern Cameroons independent state of Ambazonia was declared, by separatist leaders and fighters.  In Sang, a Bali neighbourhood, several persons, notably civilians are feared dead. “The people had escaped to the bush to seek refuge but returned yesterday, not knowing soldiers were still there,” a source told Mimi Mefo Info.  “The population of Bali nyonga since yesterday are under gradual extermination. Sang Will soon finish. The military doing what they know best,” said another source.  “Many of those killed in Sang, are from the Mbalang compound,” the source added." And from corrupt Guterres? Nothing. Censorship and ban of Press.

  On September 26 in a nearly empty UN General Assembly Hall Biya's foreign minister Lejeune Mbella Mbelle gave a speech nearly entirely in French, blaming all problems in the SW and NW on separatists. Inner City Press, banned from the UN by Biya's colluder Guterres, puts some of it immediately on Twitter, here. Now here is the whole speech, on YouTube It is shameful - and Guterres is shameless. We'll have more on this.

Inner City Press live tweeted the shameful May UNSC session and uploaded Guterres' envoy Francois Fall's failing statement here.

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