Les centrales syndicales des transporteurs terrestres ont initié une grève illimitée sur l’étendue du Cameroun. Le mot d’ordre a pris effet lundi, 25 février 2008. Ce au moins dans les provinces du Centre, du Littoral, de l’Ouest, du Sud-Ouest et du Nord-Ouest. Et l’affaire a pris une autre ampleur. En témoigne ce mail reçu d’un habitant de Kumba. Là-bas comme dans d’autres villes, ça chauffe.
All business places in Kumba are completely shut down now. The main market has been locked. PMUC kiosks have all been smashed. A really wild crowed is going around with a crucifix written on it “Even Jesus di vex” (Even Jesus himself is angry).
I am just coming back from a little stroll in town. I had hoped to eat in one restaurant around the market. The place is closed. All other restaurants in town are closed. I got a hamburger from a bakery through the back door. Posted in front of a barricade around the main gate of the Kumba market are some notices:
“Biya is old and tired”
“No peace for the government till further notice”
“Biya must go”
I am yet to see a notice or placard on the hike in the price of fuel. No body seems to be talking about the price hikes too. A friend in Douala called to inform me that a police man has been beheaded. I will like that information confirmed please.