The highly anticipated National Dialogue in Cameroon, starts today, and it will run through till October 4th.
There are 1,000 participants. Of these 1,000, 500 are from the 8 commissions that were retained. These 500 people consist of 150 people from the South West, 150 people from the North West, 50 from the Diaspora, 150 from the other 8 regions.
See the full program of Day 1 of the National Dialogue below:
The Spokesperson of the National Dialogue; George Ewane, had a meeting with the press this morning, and he gave them the following rules:
1-No access to the plenary session and work at the level of commissions.
2-Journalists should remain at the press centre.
3- No interview with delegates without due authorization from the communication unit of the national dialogue.
4- Journalists should remain in the press centre and briefings shall be done when necessary.
Some of the journalists are discontent with the rules, and see them as a hindrance to perform their duties smoothly.
Meanwhile, the venue of the dialogue, Palais Des Congrès, is beautifully adorned with the National Colours: