• World Bank to payout 4 billion FCfa to create university centres of excellence in Cameroon

  • Germany finances projects in 16 Cameroonian provinces- to the tune of 10 billion FCfa

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  • The gas operator SCTM takes Cameroonian government to court for 17 million FCfa fine



Roca Brasil – a concept to sell the Cameroonian economy from the side lines of the next World Cup in Brazil

“Rostos Dos Camaroes no Brasil (Roca Brasil)”, which means “Cameroon’s faces in Brazil” is the name the Jama advisement firm assigned to the new promotional campaign for Cameroon that it hopes to hold before the...Lire la suite | 18/04/2014

Société camerounaise des dépôts pétroliers raises its storage capacity by 12% in Yaoundé

The storage capacity of Société camerounaise des dépôts pétroliers (SCDP), in the Cameroonian capital, just rose to 65,000 M3, compared to 52,000 m3 in the past. This represents a 12% increase based on what internal...Lire la suite | 16/04/2014

Construction creates 9,953 jobs in Cameroun, according to Minister Zacharie Pérévet

The Cameroonian Minister of Employment and Professional Training, Zacharie Pérévet, has just announced that the major construction projects in Cameroon, within the framework  of the governments construction projects, have already enabled the creation of 9,953...Lire la suite | 08/04/2014

Samaritan Insurance wins 1.6 billion FCfa contract for Cameroon’s airports

The insurance policy for Cameroon’s airport personnel and public companies responsible for managing the country’s airport platforms will be underwritten this year by Samaritan Insurance, a local company. This was the news revealed in a...Lire la suite | 02/04/2014

Cameroon rubber exports to China fall by 43% since January 2014

According to Commodafrica, Cameroon’s natural rubber exports to China reached 441 tonnes in the first two months of 2014. Exports are down though compared to the same period last year. With 441 tonnes, Cameroon is,...Lire la suite | 01/04/2014
16/04/2014 Agriculture german-company-agco-signs-agreement-to-promote-agricultural-mechanisation-in-cameroon

German company, AGCO signs agreement to promote agricultural mechanisation in Cameroon

On April 12, 2014, Cameroonian Minister of Agriculture, Essimi Menyé and the German consortium, Agriculture Company (AGCO), signed an agreement for agricultural mechanisation. According to AGCO head, Rabe Yahaya, the German consortium will contribute to increasing agricultural production in Cameroon thanks to the provision of Massey Ferguson tractors as well...
16/04/2014 Public management cameroon’s-treasury-recovered-673-billion-fcfa-in-revenue-in-the-first-quarter-of-2014

Cameroon’s Treasury recovered 673 billion FCfa in revenue in the first quarter of 2014

According to the Managing Director of the Treasury at the Ministry of Finance, Sylvester Moh, Cameroon’s Treasury has recovered 673 billion FCfa in revenue as of March 31, 2014. This performance, highlights Mr Moh in an interview in the government daily publication, has surpassed its target by 79 billion FCfa...
29/03/2014 Transports camair-co-has-had-an-8-increase-in-volume-since-the-start-of-2014

Camair Co has had an 8% increase in volume since the start of 2014

Cameroon Airlines Corporation (Camair Co), the Cameroonian public carrier, “has had “a rising trend in its sales” since the start of 2014. This is what Managing Director, Frédéric Mbotto Edimo (photo), asserted while being interviewed by the government daily publication, adding that “passenger and freight sales” have experienced “8% in...
27/03/2014 Public management 16-billion-fcfa-blocks-douala-yaoundé-road-construction-project

1.6 billion FCfa blocks Douala-Yaoundé road construction project

Questioned by the Cameroonian government’s daily publication, Mr Lu, one of the heads of China First Highway Engineering, the company that nabbed the deal to build the Douala-Yaoundé highway, has indicated that the project’s commencement has been blocked by the indemnity that local residents in the area of the project...
19/03/2014 Agriculture cameroon-30-tonnes-of-seeds-to-produce-45000-tonnes-of-corn-in-the-south-in-2014

Cameroon: 30 tonnes of seeds to produce 45,000 tonnes of corn in the south in 2014

The Regional Representative for Agriculture in the South, Ferdinand Ella Ella, has just received 30 tonnes of hybrid corn seeds from the Ministry of Agriculture which are to be distributed to 1,219 farmers of this region in Cameroon. According to the administrative head, the improved seeds will enable the production...

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The World Bank’s board has just approved 150 million dollars (around 75...
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The German cooperative entity (KfW) has just announced that it will be...
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It was in a communications campaign through which the brewery market leader...
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According to information from reliable sources, the domestic gas leader in Cameroon,...
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The storage capacity of Société camerounaise des dépôts pétroliers (SCDP), in the...
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On April 12, 2014, Cameroonian Minister of Agriculture, Essimi Menyé and the...
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A few months after the official acquisition of Access Bank’s Ivorian subsidiary,...
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According to the Managing Director of the Treasury at the Ministry of...
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Following the 6th mixed commission on cooperation between Nigeria and Cameroon, which...
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In a recently published press release, the Cameroonian Minister of Economy, Emmanuel...
13/04/2014, 03:22 - Agriculture
The Cameroonian government just approved its National Agricultural Investment Plan (PNIA), which...
13/04/2014, 03:17 - Telecom
The Kenyan airline, Kenya Airways, and the Cameroonian mobile telephone operator, MTN...
13/04/2014, 03:13 - Finance
“Exceptional”. This is how the Managing Director of the Cameroon Standard Chartered...
13/04/2014, 03:08 - Transport
The Cameroonian Head of State, Paul Biya, signed a decree on April...
11/04/2014, 03:04 - Agriculture
According to statistics provided by the Inter-professional Cocoa and Coffee Council (CICC),...
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The first Bamboo-1 wells, on the Ntem offshore deal, met all foreseen...
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A Cameroonian delegation, led by Richard Ambassa Ntede, head of the Legal...
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Cameroonian coffee roasters process only 5% of national production of Arabica and...
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Nine Cameroonian companies made the list of the top 500 African companies...
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The Cameroonian Minister of Employment and Professional Training, Zacharie Pérévet, has just...
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Created in 2001 with an exclusive contract for maintaining Cameroonian railway, the...
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Victoria Oil and Gas Plc (VOG), an oil exploration and production company...
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Last month, in the space of a week, two Moroccan insurance companies...
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The Cameroonian weekly publication, Repères, has just revealed that Viettel Cameroon, the...
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According to the Seaport Terminal Operators Association of Nigeria (STOAN), the Nigerian...
04/04/2014, 02:35 - Energy
According to Alphonse Emadak, one of the senior executives at Electricity Developement...
04/04/2014, 02:23 - Transport
“The arrival of large ships to Douala Port in the first quarter...
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The Cameroonian government and the World Bank signed a financing agreement on...
03/04/2014, 02:41 - Finance
The National Assembly, the lower chamber of the Cameroonian Parliament, adopted the...
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“Lions today, Lions for always… We believe in the Lions”. That is...
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Cotton imports in China, the country holding 70% of the world market,...
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The insurance policy for Cameroon’s airport personnel and public companies responsible for...
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On March 26, 2014 in Casablanca, the economic capital of Morocco, the...
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Frédéric Mbotto Edimo (photo), Managing Director of Cameroon Airlines Corporation (Camair Co),...
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According the Moroccan Delegate Minister of Industry, Foreign Trade, Investment and Digital...
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Paul K. Fokam reveals Afriland banking group’s plans for Cote d’Ivoire

A few months after the official acquisition of Access Bank’s Ivorian subsidiary, the Afriland First Group holding sheds light on its plans for its new market. In an interview with the daily publication, L’Inter, the founding president of Afriland First Group, Cameroonian Paul K. Fokam, indicated that agriculture is the...
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Cameroon and Nigeria bound by formal trade agreement

Following the 6th mixed commission on cooperation between Nigeria and Cameroon, which concluded on April 11, 2014 in Yaoundé, Nuruddeen Mohammed and Pierre Moukoko Mbonjo, respectively Delegate Minister to Foreign Affairs for Nigeria and Minister of Foreign Affairs for Cameroon, signed a series of cooperative agreements, including a formal trade...
27/03/2014 RSE mtn-foundation-to-finance-water-distribution-in-10-cameroonian-villages

MTN Foundation to finance water distribution in 10 Cameroonian villages.

The MTN Foundation and the Saint Martin Foundation, which is running the drinking water project in Otélé, a locality situated not far from the capital, signed an agreement on March 26, 2014 to finance the construction of drinking water access points in 10 villages in the central, coastal and southern...
24/03/2014 Business in Cameroon over-100-unregistered-hotels-discovered-in-western-cameroon

Over 100 unregistered hotels discovered in western Cameroon

Out of 287 hotels established in western Cameroon, 117 have been found to be unregistered. This was revealed in the Cameroonian government’s daily publication, pushing back the western region’s new tourism official’s swearing-in ceremony. Besides the apparent non-observance of applicable regulations, these hotels in western Cameroon are blatant examples of...
18/03/2014 Public management cameroun-and-canada-sign-an-agreement-to-promote-and-protect-investors

Cameroun and Canada sign an agreement to promote and protect investors

On March 3, 2014, the Cameroonian Minister of Economy, Emmanuel Nganou Djoumessi, and the Canadian Minister of International Trade, Ed Fast, signed a promotion and protection agreement geared towards Cameroonian and Canadian investors. The agreement was signed during the annual Franco-Mine Forum which brought together some 500 participants from French-speaking...
15/03/2014 Finance cameroon-issues-treasury-bills-again-for-5-billion-fcfa-on-beac

Cameroon issues Treasury bills again for 5 billion FCfa on BEAC

According to a press release by the Central African States Bank (BEAC), the Cameroonian government began the issuance of Treasury bills on March 12, 2014 for a total of 5 billion FCfa. The results of this auction sale are pending. Since the start of the year, Cameroon’s Treasury Department has...
15/03/2014 Public management eu-finances-new-personnel-and-pay-management-system-in-cameroon

EU finances new personnel and pay management system in Cameroon

On March 12, 2014, the Cameroonian government and the European Union delegation to Cameroon launched the project for a new integrated system for personnel and pay management for government workers. The system will involve the merger of the “Antilope” software used for pay management and “Sigipes”, the State’s personnel management...
11/03/2014 Business in Cameroon cameroon-pays-special-attention-to-swiss-investors

Cameroon pays special attention to Swiss investors

Cameroon has set-up a monitoring committee for the business contacts made during the 9th EMA Invest forum held in October 2013 in Geneva. Chaired by Léonard Henri Bindzi, Cameroon’s ambassador to Switzerland, the committee will assist investors in moving the applications along, obtaining useful information and organising their movements in...
08/03/2014 Telecom mtn-cameroon-launches-two-new-corporate-plans

MTN Cameroon launches two new corporate plans

The telecommunications company MTN Cameroun has just launched two new plans for SMEs. These are MTN My Office and MTN Elite corporate. During the presentation ceremony of the new services on March 6, 2014 in Yaoundé, Karl Toriola, Managing Director of MTN Cameroun, revealed that their aim was to give...
07/03/2014 Construction deutsche-bank-and-vital-capital-fund-join-forces-to-build-40000-low-income-housing-units-in-cameroon

Deutsche Bank and Vital Capital Fund join forces to build 40,000 low-income housing units in Cameroon

Received by the Cameroonian Housing and Urban Development Minister, Jean Claude Mbwentchou, on March 5, 2014, heads of Vital Capital Fund, a Swiss investment fund, have announced an agreement with Deutsche Bank, to finance the construction of 40,000 low-income housing units in Cameroon. The Cameroonian State and the investment fund had...
07/03/2014 Agriculture cameroon-12-billion-fcfa-to-do-research-on-rice-cassava-and-potatoes

Cameroon: 1.2 billion FCfa to do research on rice, cassava and potatoes

The Cameroonian Ministry of Scientific Research and Innovation and the Agronomic Research Institute for Development (IRAD) have just signed six agreements for a total of 1.2 billion FCfa to intensify research in the areas of rice, cassava, potatoes and other staples, poultry and vegetables. The financing resulting from the C2D,...
06/03/2014 Agriculture dutch-company-théobroma-to-finance-the-production-of-4000-tonnes-of-cocoa-certified-in-cameroon

Dutch company Théobroma to finance the production of 4,000 tonnes of cocoa certified in Cameroon

According to Pim Van de Langenberg, head of the Dutch company, Theobroma, this cocoa trader turned cocoa product manufacturer in 2006 (cocoa powder, cocoa butter and cocoa paste known under the name “Tulip cocoa”) is launching a project which will enable the production of 4,000 tonnes of certified cocoa. The...

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