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Camrail to receive five new trains in the July-September 2015 period

In the third quarter of 2015, Cameroon Railways (Camrail) is to receive five new trains while five others will be delivered in 2016 by the South African company Grindrod. The announcement about these new acquisitions...Lire la suite | 21/07/2015
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Feicom distributed 76.6 billion FCFA to Cameroonian municipalities in 2014

Although it had planned to distribute only 60.3 billion FCFA in municipal additional cents in 2014, the Inter-municipal Special Intervention Fund (Feicom in French) provided Cameroonian municipalities with a total of 76.6 billion FCFA. This...Lire la suite | 21/07/2015
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BEI to open four new branches: Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, Mozambique and Zambia

The European Bank of Investment (BEI) is considering opening branches in four new African countries in order to increase its exposure on a continent where the financial needs of the infrastructure are great, reports the...Lire la suite | 17/07/2015
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Cameroon wants to construct three markets at borders with Nigeria and Central Africa Republic

The Cameroonian government has invited bids for the inspection and monitoring of construction works of some markets at its borders. These are the markets of Fotokol, in the extreme North bordering Nigeria, Ekok, in the...Lire la suite | 17/07/2015
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Cameroon forecasts its sorghum production to double to 2 million metric tonnes by 2020

The production of sorghum in the regions of Extrême-Nord and Nord in Cameroon, the two basins of production of this cereal in the country, should reach 2 million metric tons by 2020, according to the...Lire la suite | 17/07/2015
24/07/2015 Agriculture south-cameroon’s-meyomessala-municipality-takes-on-cocoa-processing

South Cameroon’s Meyomessala municipality takes on cocoa processing

In late June 2015, the municipality of Meyomessala, located in Cameroon’s South region, some 250 km from the nation’s capital, founded Société communale de transformation du cacao de Meyomessala (SCTCM), with the aim to “cultivate cocoa, produce cocoa seeds, process cocoa and sell cocoa and its bi-products,” reveals an official...
12/07/2015 Energy for-2015-cameroon’s-electricity-regulator-announces-a-hefty-penalty-fine-eneo

For 2015, Cameroon’s electricity regulator announces a hefty penalty fine Eneo

In 2013, fines imposed by Cameroon’s Electricity Sector Regulatory Agency (ARSEL in French) on Eneo, reached 11 billion FCFA, against 4 billion FCFA in 2014. According to ARSEL’s managing director, these fines are regularly imposed on the public electricity provider for its approximate service quality, which is why electricity prices...
17/07/2015 Transports algerian-companies-set-their-sights-on-cameroon

Algerian companies set their sights on Cameroon

Algeria wants to revitalise its economic cooperation with Cameroon, by organising between March and April 2016 in Douala, Algeria Days, we learned on 10 July 2015 during the audience given by the governor of the Region du Littoral to Merzak Bedjaoui, Algerian ambassador in Cameroon. According to the Algerian diplomat, Cameroon...
17/07/2015 Mining cameroon-sundance-extends-mbalam-iron-agreement-to-2017

Cameroon: Sundance extends Mbalam iron agreement to 2017

Sundance Resources Ltd, an Australian mining company listed on ASX, announced the signing of a provisional agreement on 30th June with the Cameroonian government relating to the mining of the large Mbalam-Nabeba iron project, located astride Cameroon and Congo. All conditions precedent are today satisfied and the provisional agreement is therefore unconditional”,...
12/07/2015 Industry cameroon’s-tobacco-industry-rakes-in-revenue-amounting-to-89-of-the-monthly-per-capita-gdp

Cameroon’s tobacco industry rakes in revenue amounting to 8.9% of the monthly per capita GDP

In Cameroon, each smoker spends an average of 4,691 FCFA per month on cigarettes. This amounts to 8.9% of the monthly per capita GDP, according to the Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) which was conducted by the National Institute of Statistics, with the support of the Cameroonian Public Health Ministry...

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29/07/2015, 02:56 - Public management
The Nigerian Head of State, Muhammadu Buhari, is arriving in Yaoundé, the...
29/07/2015, 02:52 - Agriculture
Implemented in 10 regions of Cameroon since 2008 by the Ministries of...
25/07/2015, 19:27 - Public management
The downturn in global oil prices on the international market and the...
25/07/2015, 19:23 - Finance
Banque camerounaise des PME (BCPME – The Cameroonian SME Bank), which opened...
24/07/2015, 02:14 - Companies
Africa Truck Service Cameroun (ATS Cameroun) is the new company just created...
24/07/2015, 02:10 - Agriculture
In late June 2015, the municipality of Meyomessala, located in Cameroon’s South...
21/07/2015, 03:13 - Transports
In the third quarter of 2015, Cameroon Railways (Camrail) is to receive...
21/07/2015, 03:10 - Telecom
Maroua, the regional capital of Extreme North, will be third Cameroonian city,...
21/07/2015, 03:08 - Public management
Although it had planned to distribute only 60.3 billion FCFA in municipal...
17/07/2015, 14:48 - Finance
The European Bank of Investment (BEI) is considering opening branches in four...
17/07/2015, 14:47 - Business climate
The Cameroonian government has invited bids for the inspection and monitoring of...
17/07/2015, 14:47 - Bank
Afriland First Bank, bank group with predominantly Cameroonian-held shares, will soon buy...
17/07/2015, 14:46 - Agriculture
The production of sorghum in the regions of Extrême-Nord and Nord in...
17/07/2015, 14:45 - Transports
Algeria wants to revitalise its economic cooperation with Cameroon, by organising between...
17/07/2015, 14:43 - Security
The latest kamikaze attack perpetrated by the Boko Haram sect on 11...
17/07/2015, 14:42 - Mining
Sundance Resources Ltd, an Australian mining company listed on ASX, announced the...
12/07/2015, 03:17 - Telecom
The Cameroonian government, through the Ministry of Agriculture and the Ministry of...
12/07/2015, 03:13 - Energy
In 2013, fines imposed by Cameroon’s Electricity Sector Regulatory Agency (ARSEL in...
12/07/2015, 03:11 - Agriculture
The consortium of Cameroon-based Eto’s Farm and France-based Five & Co plans...
12/07/2015, 02:54 - Industry
In Cameroon, each smoker spends an average of 4,691 FCFA per month...
12/07/2015, 02:50 - Mining
Before the end of 2015, the Dangote group, owned by the Nigerian...
08/07/2015, 02:52 - Public management
Since 1st July 2015, the agricultural engineer from Belgium, Elisabeth Huybens, was...
08/07/2015, 02:50 - Finance
On March 31, 2015, the volume of delinquent loans at banks within...
07/07/2015, 03:13 - Agriculture
Société industrielle des cacaos (Sic Cacaos), the Cameroonian subsidiary of the Swiss...
07/07/2015, 03:08 - Energy
On July 2, 2015, Université de Yaoundé I put its third electric...
06/07/2015, 06:03 - Agriculture
The Agropole programme being implemented in Cameroon since 2013 to improve agriculture,...
06/07/2015, 05:56 - Transport
The Congolese national carrier, ECAir (Equatorial Congo Airlines) will commence flights to...
02/07/2015, 17:23 - Energy
Based in Victoria in the Seychelles, the Orion Oil and Gas has...
02/07/2015, 17:19 - Energy
In order to get out of the energy deficit, which contributes to...
02/07/2015, 06:20 - Finance
On June 26, 2015, Tahir Hamid Nguilin, the Deputy Governor of the...
29/06/2015, 01:58 - Companies
Hammers, perforators, rotary hammers, saws, and screwers, all made by the world...
29/06/2015, 01:48 - Companies
The Cameroonian government has just handed the contract to replace the roofs...
26/06/2015, 02:56 - Agriculture
The new facility will be called the Farmer Development Centre. It was...
26/06/2015, 02:51 - Finance
Afriland First Bank Managing Director, Alphonse Nafack, and China Development Bank Board...
25/06/2015, 02:48 - Public management
Invited to China from June 17-21, 2015 by his Chinese counterpart, Li...
25/06/2015, 02:46 - Agriculture
A month from the close of the 2014-2015 cocoa season in Cameroon...
23/06/2015, 19:49 - Energy
Domestic gas consumption in Cameroon grew by 14% in 2014, according to...
23/06/2015, 19:47 - Companies
The Cameroonian Minister of Public Contracts, Abba Sadou, has just published a...
22/06/2015, 19:29 - Mining
Officially presented on June 17, 2015 in Yaoundé, the last report by...
22/06/2015, 19:24 - Companies
Raffinerie Pacific is the new palm oil refinery recently opened in Cameroon...
21/07/2015 Telecom the-third-round-of-fibre-optic-cables-to-be-operational-in-september-2015-in-maroua

The third round of fibre-optic cables to be operational in September 2015 in Maroua

Maroua, the regional capital of Extreme North, will be third Cameroonian city, after Yaoundé and Douala, to benefit from fibre-optics – the infrastructure that will improve telecommunications quality in this part of the country, announced the Ministry of Postal Services and Telecommunications. Work to lay the 39.4 km of cables...
12/07/2015 Agriculture cameroon-banana-stalks-soon-to-be-made-into-products-for-wall-covering-and-decoration

Cameroon: Banana stalks soon to be made into products for wall covering and decoration

The consortium of Cameroon-based Eto’s Farm and France-based Five & Co plans to build, starting in 2016, a banana stalk processing plant for wall coverings and interior and exterior decoration as well as motor vehicle dashboards. Representatives of these companies, specifically Vladimir Hayot, Fibe & Co Co-President and Roger Samuel Eto,...
17/07/2015 Security fight-against-boko-haram-ceeac-claiming-fcfa50-billion-promised-by-copax

Fight against Boko Haram: CEEAC claiming FCFA50 billion promised by COPAX

The latest kamikaze attack perpetrated by the Boko Haram sect on 11 July 2015 in the central market of N’Djamena, Chad, resulting in the loss of about 10 lives and many injuries, revived the debate on the special fund determined in February 2015 by the Extraordinary Conference of Head of...
12/07/2015 Telecom cameroon-to-set-up-mobile-based-staple-food-price-gathering-and-broadcast-system

Cameroon to set-up mobile-based staple food price gathering and broadcast system

The Cameroonian government, through the Ministry of Agriculture and the Ministry of Livestock, Fisheries and Animal Industries, has just launched, with the support of the National Institute of Statistics (INS in French), a project which will be completed by October 2015. It involves the implementation of an electronic system that...
08/07/2015 Public management belgian-national-elisabeth-huybens-appointed-as-the-new-operations-manager-for-the-world-bank-in-cameroon

Belgian national Elisabeth Huybens appointed as the new Operations Manager for the World Bank in Cameroon

Since 1st July 2015, the agricultural engineer from Belgium, Elisabeth Huybens, was appointed as Operations Manager for the Bretton Woods institution for Cameroon, Angola, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon and Sao Tome and Principe. She replaces Gregor Blinkert who has completed his term. Before her appointment, Elisabeth Huybens, who joined the World...
07/07/2015 Agriculture cocoa-barry-callebaut-subsidiary’s-ground-cocoa-production-dips

Cocoa: Barry Callebaut subsidiary’s ground cocoa production dips

Société industrielle des cacaos (Sic Cacaos), the Cameroonian subsidiary of the Swiss agro-foods firm, Barry Callebaut, the market leader in cocoa bean processing in Cameroon, only bought 23,979 tonnes of cocoa beans (out of the 25,000 tonnes bought by local grinders for that period) up to the end of May...
02/07/2015 Energy seychelles’-orion-oil-and-gas-opens-branch-in-cameroon

Seychelles’ Orion Oil and Gas opens branch in Cameroon

Based in Victoria in the Seychelles, the Orion Oil and Gas has just opened a branch in Douala on June 25, 2015. The extraordinary general assembly which took this decision also appointed Mr. Peihui Zhu as the company’s representative in Cameroon. The new operator enters an oil and gas exploration...
29/06/2015 Companies cameroon-sonara-hands-top-international-engineering-corp-lands-one-billion-fcfa-deal

Cameroon: Sonara hands Top International Engineering Corp lands one billion FCFA deal

The Cameroonian government has just handed the contract to replace the roofs of the vats at Société nationale de raffinage (Sonara) to the China-based Top International Engineering Corp, for a total of 1.154 billion FCFA. The project is expected to last six months. The Chinese company was chosen over the...
26/06/2015 Agriculture cocoa-certification-training-centre-created-in-lékié-the-largest-cameroonian-farming-bonus

Cocoa certification training centre created in Lékié, the largest Cameroonian farming bonus

The new facility will be called the Farmer Development Centre. It was just inaugurated by the Cameroonian Minister of Trade, Luc Magloire Mbarga Atangana, in Emana, situated in the Lékié department, the largest cocoa farming area in Cameroon. In addition to training farmers in this part of the country with...
23/06/2015 Companies cfao-equipment-lands-half-a-billion-fcfa-cameroon-development-corporation-deal

CFAO Equipment lands half a billion FCFA Cameroon Development Corporation deal

The Cameroonian Minister of Public Contracts, Abba Sadou, has just published a release announcing that the Cameroonian subsidiary of CFAO Equipment has just copped the 439 million FCFA deal to supply two Mastervolts to Cameroon Development Corporation (CDC). This equipment is to be delivered in 130 days to the offices...
22/06/2015 Mining cameroon-mining-generates-830-billion-fcfa-in-2013

Cameroon: mining generates 830 billion FCFA in 2013

Officially presented on June 17, 2015 in Yaoundé, the last report by the National Monitoring and Implementation Committee for the Mining Industry Transparency Initiative (ITIE), reveals that, in 2013, the mining sector generated 830 billion FCFA in total sales, which is 5.4% of the country’s GDP. This revenue was, however,...
22/06/2015 Companies palm-oil-processing-sector-in-cameroon-now-has-new-refinery

Palm oil processing sector in Cameroon now has new refinery

Raffinerie Pacific is the new palm oil refinery recently opened in Cameroon with an initial capital of 100 million FCFA. This company will be working in the processing and sale of palm oil as well as the manufacturing of other bi-products such as margarine, candles, hand/body lotion and soap. With the...
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