• CICC to create 900 hectares of cocoa in 2015-2016 through New Generation programme

  • The Chinese telecom mobile phone distributor Huawei opens second store in Yaoundé, Cameroon

  • Cameroon revaluation of natural gas reserves results in rise from 144 to 154 billion m3.

  • Orange Cameroon to invest 1.5 trillion FCFA over the next 10 years

  • Cameroon: World Cocoa Foundation gives a hand to CICC’s “New Generation”

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Théodore Edjangué replaces Jacqueline Cassalegno as Chairman of the Board at Chanas Assurances

The current President of the Financial Markets Commission (FMC) in Cameroon, the regulatory body governing the Douala Stock Exchange (DSX), Théodore Edjangué, has been appointed as Chairman of the Board at Chanas Assurances, one of...Lire la suite | 20/12/2014
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David Koechlin: “Customs management found our offer extremely interesting”

Vice-President of Cotecna Inspection SA present in Cameroon from 24th to 27th September 2014 offers solutions to Cameroon to improve security and customs organisation at the port of Douala.   How do you feel about your...Lire la suite | 19/12/2014
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Alain Blaise Batongué, Executive Secretary of GICAM: “Promote: a wonderful opportunity to showcase business”

The Promote Fair has significant implications for our economy as well as Central Africa’s, as a whole. The Central African Union of Business Heads (presided over by André Fotso, President of GICAM) has praised the...Lire la suite | 18/12/2014
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Christophe Eken: “Promote has become a regional and international reference”

  The business, SME and partnership event, Promote, has become a regional and international reference. This year’s event has come at a time of political measures that will influence our economy. This took the form of...Lire la suite | 17/12/2014
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Aliko Dangote promises to set up cement factory in Cameroon before the close of 2014

On November 1, 2014, Nigerian billionaire Aliko Dangote paid a short site inspection visit to his cement factory currently being built on the banks of the Wouri River in Douala, Cameroon’s economic capital. According to...Lire la suite | 16/12/2014
18/12/2014 Investment nicolas-crettenand-today-we-have-opened-offices-and-have-launched-two-projects”

Nicolas Crettenand: Today, we have opened offices and have launched two projects”

Chargé de mission at Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) in Cameroon, he presents the activities conducted in collaboration with Ecole nationale supérieure polytechnique de Yaoundé, particularly the CURES shared laboratory. What is the latest in terms of EPFL’s joint activities with Ecole Polytechnique de Yaoundé? In December 2012, an agreement was...
16/12/2014 Finance florent-etoundi-ayissi-“well-negotiated-epas-will-be-a-stimulus-for-cameroon’s-economy”

Florent Etoundi Ayissi: “Well negotiated EPAs will be a stimulus for Cameroon’s economy”

A politician who now heads a trading company, he counters the points of view expressed by the financial engineering statisticians with the perspective of an economic actor with experience in trade. Managed by Mr. Ayissi, Tradimco is the very first anti-fraud document security company in Cameroon and has been in existence...
15/12/2014 Agriculture cameroon-tea-estate-to-quadruple-production-by-2016-2017

Cameroon Tea Estate to quadruple production by 2016-2017

According to Dagobert Boumal, Managing Director of Cameroon Tea Estate (CTE), the agro-industrial company that operates tea plantations in North-West Cameroon plans to quadruple its tea production in two to three years (by 2016 or 2017). He indicated that current production currently varies between 5,000 and 7,000 tonnes per annum. CTE,...
07/12/2014 Public management 4620-electronic-school-bags-handed-out-to-promote-distance-education

4,620 electronic school bags handed out to promote distance education

In the pilot phase of its Basic Education Improvement (PAQEB) in Cameroon, the government provided 51 primary schools in six regions with 4,620 electronic school bags to promote distance education. On November 27, 2014, following a government seminar on the development of electronic administration (e-government) in Cameroon, government officials announced...
27/11/2014 Telecom dialling-in-cameroun-goes-from-8-to-9-digits-despite-issues

Dialling in Cameroun goes from 8 to 9 digits despite issues

Since midnight on November 21, 2014, Cameroon’s telephone dialling officially shifted from 8 to 9 digits. Announced in September by the Minister of Postal Services and Telecommunications (Minipostel), Jean Pierre Biyiti bi Essam, the process will address the problem of 8-digit number options being exhausted, exacerbated by the increase in...

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20/12/2014, 22:42 - Agriculture
The Inter-professional Cocoa and Coffee Board (CICC) plans to create 900 hectares...
20/12/2014, 22:39 - Finance
The current President of the Financial Markets Commission (FMC) in Cameroon, the...
20/12/2014, 22:36 - Telecom
On December 10, 2014, the Chinese telecom mobile phone distributor, Huawei, has...
20/12/2014, 22:32 - Energy
Société nationale des hydrocarbures (SNH) has just announced that Cameroon’s natural gas...
20/12/2014, 22:30 - Telecom
Managing Director of the mobile service company, Orange Cameroon, Elisabeth Medou Badang...
20/12/2014, 22:25 - Agriculture
The World Cocoa Foundation (WCF), a collective of the largest entities within...
19/12/2014, 10:31 - Investment
Vice-President of Cotecna Inspection SA present in Cameroon from 24th to 27th...
18/12/2014, 12:12 - Companies
The Promote Fair has significant implications for our economy as well as...
18/12/2014, 11:10 - Investment
Chargé de mission at Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) in Cameroon,...
17/12/2014, 15:43 - Commerce
  The business, SME and partnership event, Promote, has become a regional and...
17/12/2014, 15:34 - Entrepreneurship
Three years after its launch in 2011, the Cameroon Private Sector Development...
16/12/2014, 12:53 - Finance
A politician who now heads a trading company, he counters the points...
16/12/2014, 12:40 - Mining
On November 1, 2014, Nigerian billionaire Aliko Dangote paid a short site...
15/12/2014, 09:19 - Agriculture
According to Dagobert Boumal, Managing Director of Cameroon Tea Estate (CTE), the...
15/12/2014, 09:15 - Finance
Mission Director at Bloomfield Investment, Olivier Dicoh discusses the relevance of the...
12/12/2014, 15:25 - Telecom
At a time when a third mobile provider has just launched its...
12/12/2014, 15:20 - Agriculture
The land of production deficits, Cameroon must now increase its agricultural production...
07/12/2014, 02:36 - Public management
In the pilot phase of its Basic Education Improvement (PAQEB) in Cameroon,...
07/12/2014, 02:33 - Finance
On December 3, 2014, Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI), parent company of the...
07/12/2014, 02:31 - Telecom
In a November 2014 report, from which some excerpts were revealed on...
07/12/2014, 02:26 - Companies
In a November 27, 2014 correspondence addressed to the Minister of Finance...
06/12/2014, 03:04 - Energy
Société nationale des hydrocarbures (SNH), the State-owned oil and gas company, has...
06/12/2014, 03:02 - Telecom
On December 3, 2014, Cameroonian Head of State, Paul Biya, published a...
06/12/2014, 02:58 - Transport
Specialising in rail maintenance vehicle manufacturing, Austrian company, Plasser & Theurer, delivered...
06/12/2014, 02:53 - Telecom
The Minister of Postal Services and Telecom, Jean Pierre Biyiti bi Essam,...
06/12/2014, 02:51 - Finance
On December 3, 2014, Cameroon’s Treasury Department began issuing Treasury bills totalling...
06/12/2014, 02:46 - Energy
According to the Steering and Monitoring Committee (CPSP) chaired by Adolphe Moudiki,...
06/12/2014, 02:42 - Energy
On December 1, Cameroonian Energy and Water Minister, Basile Atangana Kouna, signed...
06/12/2014, 02:37 - Mining
Eleven years after receiving the first mining permit in Cameroon on April...
27/11/2014, 02:29 - Telecom
Since midnight on November 21, 2014, Cameroon’s telephone dialling officially shifted from...
27/11/2014, 02:23 - Agriculture
Following a press release battle between Cameroon’s Industry Minister Emmanuel Bondé (photo)...
27/11/2014, 02:14 - Finance
Subscriptions for the Cameroonian government’s 2014-2019 period started on November 24, 2014...
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...
17/12/2014 Entrepreneurship promote-2014-smes-showcased-thanks-to-the-support-of-large-corporations-and-specialised-institutions

Promote 2014: SMEs showcased thanks to the support of large corporations and specialised institutions

Three years after its launch in 2011, the Cameroon Private Sector Development Support Programme, co-financed by the government and implemented by the Corporate Development Centre (CDE), a joint entity of the EU and ACP countries, will be presenting its first round of results at the 5th Business, SME and Partnership...
15/12/2014 Finance olivier-dicoh-“camtel’s-main-mission-isn’t-seeking-financial-performance”

Olivier Dicoh: “Camtel’s main mission isn’t seeking financial performance”

Mission Director at Bloomfield Investment, Olivier Dicoh discusses the relevance of the financial rating given to Cameroon Telecommunications (Camtel), as well as its implications. Business in Cameroon: In light of the less than stellar state of its cash-flow, its high debt and a Cameroon mobile market in which two leaders (Orange...
12/12/2014 Telecom mtn-beats-out-orange-cameroon-in-the-first-three-quarters-of-2014

MTN beats out Orange Cameroon in the first three quarters of 2014

At a time when a third mobile provider has just launched its services in September and a fourth permit has been granted to the subsidiary of the Mobile Télécommunications Network (MTN) has confirmed that it dominated the industry in Cameroon, beating out the French company Orange’s subsidiary, particularly in the...
06/12/2014 Finance cameroons-seeks-5-billion-fcfa-on-beac-securities-market

Cameroons seeks 5 billion FCFA on BEAC securities market

On December 3, 2014, Cameroon’s Treasury Department began issuing Treasury bills totalling 5 billion FCFA with a 13-week maturity on the Central African States Bank (BEAC) securities market. Subscriptions can be made at 13 CEMAC zone banks authorised by Cameroon’s Finance Ministry to act as Primary Dealers (SVT). In total,...
26/11/2014 Telecom orange-cameroon-reveals-communications-costs

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 allows consumers to better manage their package, ending consumer suspicions about the mobile provider overbilling...
26/11/2014 Energy cotco-pays-back-28-billion-fcfa-to-the-government-for-the-adaptation-of-the-chad-cameroon-pipeline-to-the-lom-pangar-dam

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 the Chad-Cameroon pipelinecompany’s share of the adaptation work carried out on the pipeline at the...
21/11/2014 Energy cameroon-and-switzerland-partner-on-electrical-system-security-reliability-and-efficiency-training

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 being held by the University Centre for Health and Energy Research (CURES), a joint research...
20/11/2014 Agriculture nestlé-cameroun-lowers-salt-in-food-products-by-269

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 enriched with iron. Nestlé’s Cameroonian subsidiary made this announcement on November 14, 2014 during the...
18/11/2014 Transports konecranes-and-gottwald-to-supply-handling-equipment-to-douala-international-terminal-for-48-billion-fcfa

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 received on October 10, 2014. They were built by the Gottwald firm for 1.3 billion...
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...
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...
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...
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