• Cameroon: Sodecoton seeks to increase cooking oil production capacity by 50%

  • Cameroon exported 206,391 tonnes of bananas up to October 31, 2014

  • Cameroon: Reservoir Minerals finds 30 km of gold mineralisation in Bibemi

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Orange Cameroon reveals communications costs

For several days now, Orange customers have automatically been receiving an alert after each phone call. The alert tells the customer the duration of each call and how much credit was used. This new feature...Lire la suite | 26/11/2014
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Cotco pays back 28 billion FCFA to the government for the adaptation of the Chad-Cameroon pipeline to the Lom Pangar dam

On November 13, 2014, the Managing Director of Cameroon Oil Transportation Company (Cotco), Christian Lenoble (photo), handed over a cheque for 28 billion FCFA to the Cameroonian Finance Minister, Alamine Oumane Mey. This sum represents...Lire la suite | 26/11/2014
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Cameroon and Switzerland partner on electrical system security, reliability and efficiency training

From 17th to 21st November, Ecole nationale supérieure polytechnique de Yaoundé (ENSPY) will be home to a training seminar on the theme: “Electrical System Security, Reliability and Efficiency in Emerging Countries”. This training session is...Lire la suite | 21/11/2014
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Nestlé Cameroun lowers salt in food products by 2.69%

In 2013, in Central and West Africa, the Swiss agro-foods company, Nestlé, lowered salt content in all its food products by 2.69% relative to 2012. Some of these products, particularly Maggi bouillon cubes, were also...Lire la suite | 20/11/2014
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Konecranes and Gottwald to supply handling equipment to Douala International Terminal for 4.8 billion FCFA

On November 10, 2014, Douala International Terminal (DIT), the port of Douala container terminal concessionaire received four new gantry cranes totalling 3.5 billion FCFA, delivered by the Finnish company, Konecranes. Two mobile cranes were also...Lire la suite | 18/11/2014
26/11/2014 Energy niger-allegedly-second-guessing-chad-cameroon-pipeline

Niger allegedly second-guessing Chad-Cameroon pipeline

Niger may abandon its plan to build a pipeline that would connect to the Chad-Cameroon pipeline to pipe crude oil to the Kribi deep water port. This was revealed in the “La Lettre du continent” publication. Behind Niger’s doubts are “the growing insecurity at its borders and the permanent threat...
21/11/2014 Agriculture cameroon-tiger-brands-says-chococam-is-“exceptional”

Cameroon: Tiger Brands says Chococam is “exceptional”

The South African agro-foods company, Tiger Brands described the performance by its Cameroonian subsidiary, Chococam (Chocolaterie et confiserie du Cameroun) as “exceptional” for the fiscal year ending in September 2014. Indeed, the South African company’s Central African cluster, which is led by its Cameroonian subsidiary, made 660 million South African rand...
14/11/2014 Construction egis-lands-deal-worth-close-to-2-billion-fcfa-to-be-the-project-leader-for-the-construction-of-west-douala-road

Egis lands deal worth close to 2 billion FCFA to be the project leader for the construction of West Douala road

Egis International-Egis Cameroon has just been announced as the winner of the project foreman deal to build the West Douala road intended to ease traffic between Cameroon’s economic capital and the West and South-West regions. According to the official press release by the Minister of Public Works, Abba Sadou, the...
12/11/2014 Energy cameroon-1500-cwe-workers-strike-again-at-lom-pangar-dam-construction-site

Cameroon: 1,500 CWE workers strike again at Lom Pangar dam construction site

According to reliable sources, the 1,500 workers at the Lom Pangar construction site in Cameroon’s East region have taken industrial action again on November 6, 2014 for an indefinite period. They are allegedly striking to demand that the commitments made by their employer during previous strikes be kept. These commitments...
06/11/2014 Transports over-2-billion-fcfa-in-investments-to-ease-congestion-at-the-douala-lumber-yard

Over 2 billion FCFA in investments to ease congestion at the Douala lumber yard

Société d’exploitation des parcs à bois du Cameroun (SEPC) has announced that in the month of October 2014, the concessionaire of Douala port, off-loaded 122,562 m3 of wood (91,196 logs and 31,366 m3 of lumber) which brings to 246,196 m3 of logs and 82,550 m3 of lumber, the total quantity...

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26/11/2014, 03:05 - Agriculture
A public company and gem of the agro-industry in northern Cameroon, Société...
26/11/2014, 03:02 - Agriculture
The Banana Association of Cameroon (Assobacam) has revealed that banana dessert producers...
26/11/2014, 02:58 - Telecom
For several days now, Orange customers have automatically been receiving an alert...
26/11/2014, 02:56 - Mining
A precious metals mining company with operations in Europe and Africa, Reservoir...
26/11/2014, 02:49 - Energy
On November 20, 2014, Hygiène et salubrité du Cameroun (Hysacam), which handles...
26/11/2014, 02:48 - Energy
On November 13, 2014, the Managing Director of Cameroon Oil Transportation Company...
26/11/2014, 02:43 - Mining
The permit holder for the Mobilong diamond mines in East Cameroon since...
26/11/2014, 02:40 - Energy
Niger may abandon its plan to build a pipeline that would connect...
26/11/2014, 02:37 - Public management
On November 18, 2014, the Cameroonian Defence Minister, Edgar Alain Mebe Ngo’o,...
21/11/2014, 02:03 - Agriculture
The South African agro-foods company, Tiger Brands described the performance by its...
21/11/2014, 01:58 - Energy
From 17th to 21st November, Ecole nationale supérieure polytechnique de Yaoundé (ENSPY)...
21/11/2014, 01:55 - Energy
According to the Managing Director of Société camerounaise des dépôts pétroliers (SCDP),...
21/11/2014, 01:51 - Telecom
As of the start of this budget season, on their cellular phones,...
20/11/2014, 02:36 - Transport
According to the Road Fund Administrator, Jean Claude Atanga Bikoé, less than...
20/11/2014, 02:30 - Companies
Out of the total 51 billion FCFA allotted to build the Douala...
20/11/2014, 02:28 - Agriculture
In 2013, in Central and West Africa, the Swiss agro-foods company, Nestlé,...
18/11/2014, 02:43 - Energy
The fledgling mining company, Bowleven, which received its mining permit for the...
18/11/2014, 02:40 - Transports
On November 10, 2014, Douala International Terminal (DIT), the port of Douala...
18/11/2014, 02:37 - Energy
Already present in exploration and oil and gas mining in Cameroon through...
15/11/2014, 20:12 - Energy
An oil and gas company operating in Africa, Bowleven Plc, released its...
15/11/2014, 20:08 - Energy
Cameroon Oil Transportation Company (Cotco), which has been handling the Cameroonian side...
15/11/2014, 20:06 - Energy
On November 7, 2014, subsidiary of the largest oil and gas group...
15/11/2014, 20:03 - Industry
Authorised sources have revealed that the nation’s drinking water distribution management company,...
14/11/2014, 02:37 - Construction
Egis International-Egis Cameroon has just been announced as the winner of the...
14/11/2014, 02:34 - Agriculture
The agro-industrial gem of northern Cameroon, Société de développement du coton (Sodecoton),...
14/11/2014, 02:31 - Mining
Although Cameroon has world class mining deposits such as the Mbalam and...
14/11/2014, 02:26 - Public management
The sum provided by the Ministry of Economy to Cameroon’s townships to...
13/11/2014, 03:23 - Public management
On November 7, 2014 in Yaoundé, the Minister of Trade, Luc Magloire...
13/11/2014, 03:18 - Industry
The agro-foods subsidiary of the South African company, Tiger Brands, Chocolateries confiseries...
13/11/2014, 03:14 - Agriculture
Guinness Cameroon, subsidiary of the British brewery, Diageo, injected a total of...
13/11/2014, 03:11 - Finance
United Bank for Africa (UBA) customers will now enjoy the benefits of...
12/11/2014, 03:03 - Transport
Authorised sources have revealed that the future concessionaire of the Kribi deep...
12/11/2014, 02:59 - Energy
According to reliable sources, the 1,500 workers at the Lom Pangar construction...
12/11/2014, 02:54 - Finance
BGFI’s CEO is more than proud of his Cameroonian subsidiary. At the...
12/11/2014, 02:50 - Finance
Excepting the Central African Republic (CAR), all the countries of the Central...
07/11/2014, 18:37 - Public management
Representatives of the bond holders’ association (an association of 2010-2015 bond subscribers)...
07/11/2014, 18:33 - Transport
According to official sources, between January and September 2014, car dealerships sold...
07/11/2014, 18:27 - Public management
On November 4, 2014, the United Nations Organisation for Industrial Development announced...
07/11/2014, 18:20 - Agriculture
Facing fluctuation in cotton prices on the international market, a situation that...
07/11/2014, 02:56 - Transport
A consortium of 9 port sector operators (APM, 2M, Transimex, Sapem, 3T...
26/11/2014 Public management germany-gives-cameroon-military-equipment-to-fight-boko-haram

Germany gives Cameroon military equipment to fight Boko Haram

On November 18, 2014, the Cameroonian Defence Minister, Edgar Alain Mebe Ngo’o, received a donation of military equipment from Germany in the form of 120 all-terrain vehicles which “have proven themselves in past military operations in areas such as Afghanistan.” In speaking about the donation, which included 60 Mercedes WOLF...
21/11/2014 Energy société-camerounaise-des-dépôts-pétroliers-sales-rose-by-44-from-2009-to-2013

Société camerounaise des dépôts pétroliers sales rose by 44% from 2009 to 2013

According to the Managing Director of Société camerounaise des dépôts pétroliers (SCDP), the company increased sales by 44% from 2009-2013. Gaston Essomba Eloundou made this revelation on November 14, 2014 in Douala at the post acceptance ceremony for the new Administrative Director of the Cameroonian para-public company, Florent Frimat. At the...
13/11/2014 Industry chococam-officially-becomes-a-trader-and-importer-of-“beauty-and-household-products”

Chococam officially becomes a trader and importer of “beauty and household products”

The agro-foods subsidiary of the South African company, Tiger Brands, Chocolateries confiseries du Cameroun (Chococam), has officially expanded its activities by adding “the manufacturing, import, export and trade of beauty and household products as well as their bi-products.” This was revealed in an announcement published on November 10, 2014. The...
07/11/2014 Public management cameroon-to-repay-556-billion-fcfa-in-december-for-2010-2015-bond-loan

Cameroon to repay 55.6 billion FCFA in December for 2010-2015 bond loan

Representatives of the bond holders’ association (an association of 2010-2015 bond subscribers) are now at ease. They are slated to receive their loan reimbursement for the sum of 55.6 billion FCFA on December 29, 2014 as planned. Indeed, in a press release published by the heads of the bond group...
06/11/2014 Public management cameroon-receives-donation-of-202-classrooms-from-japan-for-north-west-region

Cameroon receives donation of 202 classrooms from Japan for North-West region

On October 31, 2014, from the hands of the Japanese Ambassador to Cameroon, Tsutomu Arai, the Cameroonian Minister of Basic Education, Youssouf Adjidja, received the keys to 202 classrooms built and equipped by the Japanese government as a part of the cooperation programme between both countries since 1997. The Japanese...
04/11/2014 Agriculture cameroon-exported-21508-tonnes-of-cocoa-in-the-first-two-months-of-the-2014-2015-season

Cameroon exported 21,508 tonnes of cocoa in the first two months of the 2014-2015 season

  National Cocoa and Coffee Board (ONCC) statistics reveal that 21,508 tonnes of cocoa were exported by Cameroon on September 30, 2014, only two months into the 2014-2015 season. The ONCC highlights that Cameroonian exports in this sector are up by 3,000 tonnes compared to the 2013-2014 season. The local trader...
30/10/2014 Companies bolloré-africa-logistics-raising-ebola-awareness-among-employees-customers-and-cameroonian-subsidiary-partners-about-ebola

Bolloré Africa Logistics raising Ebola awareness among employees, customers and Cameroonian subsidiary partners about Ebola

On October 27, 2014 in Douala, the Bolloré group launched an awareness campaign targeting employees, customers and its Cameroonian subsidiaries’ partners, namely Bolloré Africa Logistics Cameroun, Douala International Terminal, Camrail and Société d’exploitation des parcs à bois du Cameroun (SEPBC). Scheduled to run up to October 31, the campaign is...
23/10/2014 Agriculture cameroon-loses-25-of-post-harvest-production-due-to-inadequate-preservation-infrastructure

Cameroon loses 25% of post-harvest production due to inadequate preservation infrastructure

The Consumer Products Supply Regulation Mission (MIRAP) plans to build infrastructure “that will enable the extension of the preservation deadlines” for agricultural consumer products, according Bamzok Ntol, Managing Director of the organisation that was created following the hunger riots that rocked the nation in February 2008. The MIRAP project will...
20/10/2014 Telecom e-post-boosts-cameroon-postal-services-sales-by-10-per-annum

E-post boosts Cameroon Postal Services sales by 10% per annum

According to Hervé Béril (photo), Managing Director of Cameroon Postal Services (Campost), Cameroon’s public postal service’s sales “have been rising regularly by 10% per annum” since the implementation of the e-post project which received 32 billion FCFA in financing from the government by way of a loan from Eximbnk of...
20/10/2014 Trade fuel-price-hike-in-cameroon-increases-transportation-cost-by-at-least-12

Fuel price hike in Cameroon increases transportation cost by at least 12%

In late July 2014, a month after the government’s price hike on oil products at the pump took effect, transportation costs climbed by 14% in Yaoundé, and by 12.6% in Douala, according to a study conducted by the National Institute of Statistics (INS). Logically, this price hike in transportation in...
17/10/2014 Public management cameroon-over-one-trillion-fcfa-in-income-taxes-collected-three-months-from-the-end-of-the-2014-budgetary-period

Cameroon: over one trillion FCFA in income taxes collected three months from the end of the 2014 budgetary period

Over 200 billion FCFA remains to be collected in the 4th quarter of 2014 for the Directorate of the Cameroonian Ministry of Taxes (DGI) to meet its goals for 2014. Following an evaluation meeting held by heads of that administration on October 10, 2014, the sum of 1.046 trillion FCFA...
12/10/2014 Telecom cameroon-to-build-fibre-optic-rings-on-104-km-in-the-cities-of-maroua-limbé-and-buea

Cameroon to build fibre-optic rings on 104 km in the cities of Maroua, Limbé and Buea

Bidders for the national call for tenders by the Ministry of Postal Services and Telecommunications for the construction of fibre optic rings in the Cameroonian cities of Limbé (South-West), Maroua (Extreme-North) and Buéa (South-West), had until October 8, 2014 to submit their bids. Financed by the Telecommunications Special Fund which...
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