Cameroon’s plan to recruit 2000 PhD holders nears Phase 2

Cape Town IOL | Cameroon’s minister of higher education has announced that the second phase of the recruitment exercise of PhD holders into state universities has been scheduled for Thursday next week.

Professor Jacques Fame Ndongo made the announcement this week in Yaounde as he chaired a meeting of the technical committee for the recruitment of 2000 PhD holders over three years, as ordered by the president of the republic, Paul Biya, in 2018.

A meeting would soon be held in view of launching the second phase of the recruitment exercise to take in 500 lecturers, according to a press release issued at the end of Ndongo’s meeting.

The first phase was sullied by alleged irregularities.

Last year, about 200 PhD lecturers participated in a sit-down strike at the higher education ministry, denouncing some recruitment irregularities and demanding the publication of another list that would include their names.

During his response to the protestors, the minister acknowledged that there could be errors in the process, adding that he had taken responsibility for verifying the process.

The president’s decision to recruit the PhD holders was at the time communicated as being a “concrete solution” to the dire need for teaching staff at established and new state universities.

African News Agency (ANA)

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  1. What have you done with computer money?…

  2. The essence, is to have jobs. Jobs meaning, that they must be paid for working.
    Does this bankrupt gov`t, have the money or is it france recruiting them? We
    are talking here, of 2000 PhD holers.
    I remember, that many of those from teachers training colleges, are still not
    posted or being paid their arears.

    • I wouldn’t be surprised you are still on the civil service payroll. Yet you come here spewing hate. mttb money aka blood money will soon send you where you belong. Hahahaha. All that bitterness yet claiming to be winning the war.

      Where dem dey? wata na wata. The people of Tiko have risen. You people will pay for your wickedness.

      By the way, i haven’t seen your email for your ticket to gz to go chop people’s heads off. You di fear for go fight? Coward.


  3. The purpose of University education, including the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), is to prepare citizens for the world “out there”. Students grow outward, not inward. The choice of an area of study is not a haphazard process; it involves serious reflection on the socioeconomic situation as well as a career counseling. A doctorate study initiates a student into research aimed at tackling contemporary problems of a society. While some doctorates go looking for work, work usually goes looking for the hot ones!!!!

  4. Pendant cetemps, 5 éléments du BIR sont soupçonnés d’avoir enlevé un home à Buea. Ils avaient également exigé le versement d’une rançon de 2 millions FCFA pour la libération de l’otage.

    Ces 5 éléments de l’unité d’élite de l’Armée seraient en fait des kidnappeurs. C’est en passant par la téléphonie d’un des mis en cause que la police est parvenu à remonter jusqu’à la bande. C’est ainsi le 10 janvier qu’ils ont été arrêtés, 24 heures après avoir reçu le transfert d’argent. Finalement, l’otage a été libéré et les mis en cause arrêtés.

  5. Paul Ayah Abine, number 1 terrorist currency living in the land. I ask that the Apology of Terrorism law be applied to him.

    • Kumkum Pass Garrri

      Dear Cameroon Government,

      In my capacity as General Diamond of the Black Legs Movement for the Rigorous Demoralisation of the Ambazombies, I call on you to immediately arrest Ayah Paul Abine for inciting violence against our military personnel and for blackmail.

      Ayah Paul posted a picture of someone being tortured out of Cameroon which had been edited to add the Cameroon flag on the soldier’s uniform although the soldier and the person being tortured are not Cameroonians and the picture is not take ion Cameroon soil! This picture is responsible for the deaths of several of our military men and we demand immediate justice for our fallen heroes!

      If Ayah is not arrested within the next two days, I call on the President to sack the responsible Minister!

      We must annihilate amba terrorists!

      • Lunatic, it’s three days already, call on the president to sack Beti Assomo. Anglofool thinks ranting here will make Biya see him different hahahahahah

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