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The 2015-2017 Emergency Plan will lead to the creation of 35,000 jobs, according to the Cameroonian government

The Cameroonian Minister of Employment and Professional Training, Zacharie Perevet (photo), announced during a conference held on 3 February 2016 in Yaoundé, the capital of the country, that 35,000 jobs will be created as part...Lire la suite | 06/02/2016
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The Ministry of Livestock and Fisheries will transfer FCfa 2.7 billion to the Cameroonian local authorities in 2016

As part of the gradual transfer of responsibilities and resources which aims at strengthening the decentralisation policy in Cameroon, the Ministry of Animal Husbandry, Fisheries and Livestock Production (Minepia in French) will transfer to the...Lire la suite | 03/02/2016
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Over 3,000 drillings in the Northern area of Cameroon in 2016

The Cameroonian government will undertake, in 2016, a vast drilling programme in the three regions of the northern part of the country. In total, over 3,000 wells will be drilled, the Minister of Energy and...Lire la suite | 02/02/2016
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Cameroon: Chinese CFHEC wins contract worth FCfa 20.2 billion to build Tax Office headquarters

The Cameroonian government has just awarded to the Chinese First Highway Engineering Co. Ltd. (CFHEC), the contract for the construction of the headquarters of the General Tax Office (Direction générale des Impôts - DGI) of...Lire la suite | 02/02/2016
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Cameroon: IRAD and the Italian university of Udine will collaborate on coffee research

The Institut de Recherche Agricole pour le Développement (IRAD – Agricultural Research Institute for Development), main organisation dedicated to agricultural research in Cameroon, will soon sign a partnership agreement with the University of Udine in...Lire la suite | 01/02/2016
03/02/2016 Public management cameroon-in-29th-position-in-africa-and-130th-globally-based-on-the-economic-freedom-index

Cameroon in 29th position in Africa and 130th globally based on the Economic Freedom Index

The American think tank Heritage Foundation and the Wall Street Journal have just published the 2016 ranking of the World Economic Freedom Index, which measures since 1995 the economic freedom of countries, based on criteria such as property rights protection, the size of the State, budget and monetary policy and...
02/02/2016 Public management cameroon-call-for-tender-for-the-emergency-programme-road-projects-contracts-worth-fcfa-192-billion

Cameroon: Call for tender for the Emergency Programme road projects' contracts worth FCfa 192 billion

The Cameroonian Ministry of Public Procurement has just launched the first restricted international calls for tenders, to award contracts to carry out road construction projects planned in the 2015-2017 three-year Emergency Plan, run by the Cameroonian government since last year. According to texts from the Ministry of Public Procurement, these...
01/02/2016 Public management the-new-telephone-communications-and-internet-tax-should-fetch-fcfa-10-billion-for-the-cameroonian-internal-revenue-office-in-2016

The new telephone communications and internet tax should fetch FCfa 10 billion for the Cameroonian internal revenue office in 2016

The tax on telephone communications and internet services established by the 2016 Finance bill, and for which telephone operators and internet access providers are now liable, should generate revenues of FCfa 10 billion during the first year of its enforcement, we learned from authorised sources. According to the authorities, in...
29/01/2016 Public management feicom-the-cameroonian-local-authorities-bank-will-invest-fcfa-34-billion-in-local-communities-in-2016

Feicom, the Cameroonian local authorities' bank, will invest FCfa 34 billion in local communities in 2016

Throughout 2016, the Fonds spécial d’équipement et d’intervention intercommunale (Feicom - Special Equipment and Inter-community Intervention Fund) will invest a global amount of FCfa 34 billion in Cameroonian local communities, we learned officially. This sum represents 23% of the global budget of FCfa 145 billion which the bank approved for 2016. The...
26/01/2016 Public management four-boko-haram-attacks-leave-32-dead-and-about-70-injured-in-cameroon’s-extreme-north

Four Boko Haram attacks leave 32 dead and about 70 injured in Cameroon’s Extreme-North

Members of the Nigerian Islamist sect Boko Haram carried out on 25 January 2016 in the town of Bodo, located approximately 60 km from the city of Kousséri in Cameroon’s Extreme-North, four suicide attacks which left 32 people dead and about 70 injured, we learned from trusted sources. This is...

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06/02/2016, 02:56 - Public management
The Conficius Institute and the other Chinese training centres in Cameroon are...
06/02/2016, 02:54 - Public management
The Cameroonian Minister of Employment and Professional Training, Zacharie Perevet (photo), announced...
06/02/2016, 02:52 - Agriculture
Devote all necessary means to revive the milk production in Cameroon and...
06/02/2016, 02:50 - Agriculture
Trade between Cameroon and Germany is not the most dynamic. This is...
03/02/2016, 19:40 - Public management
As part of the gradual transfer of responsibilities and resources which aims...
03/02/2016, 19:38 - Finance
The investment fund AfricInvest will take part in the capital increase of...
03/02/2016, 19:35 - Telecom
Out of the FCfa 170 billion in unpaid taxes and other licence...
03/02/2016, 19:32 - Public management
The American think tank Heritage Foundation and the Wall Street Journal have...
02/02/2016, 16:25 - Public management
The Cameroonian government will undertake, in 2016, a vast drilling programme in...
02/02/2016, 16:20 - Mining
The Australian junior mining company Sundance Resources, which is operating the Mbalam...
02/02/2016, 16:14 - Public management
The Cameroonian Ministry of Public Procurement has just launched the first restricted...
02/02/2016, 16:03 - Public management
The Cameroonian government has just awarded to the Chinese First Highway Engineering...
01/02/2016, 17:12 - Agriculture
The Institut de Recherche Agricole pour le Développement (IRAD – Agricultural Research...
01/02/2016, 17:10 - Energy
Various public and private lenders contacted by the different partners on the...
01/02/2016, 17:08 - Public management
The tax on telephone communications and internet services established by the 2016...
29/01/2016, 15:45 - Public management
The Cameroonian government and the United Nations have just launched in Yaoundé,...
29/01/2016, 15:39 - Public management
Throughout 2016, the Fonds spécial d’équipement et d’intervention intercommunale (Feicom - Special...
29/01/2016, 15:33 - Telecom
The Moroccan group Intelcia, which presents itself as "a major player in...
29/01/2016, 15:17 - Finance
On 27 January 2016, the Cameroonian Treasury again issued treasury notes (with...
28/01/2016, 08:27 - Public management
According to the world corruption perception index in 2015, through which NGO...
28/01/2016, 08:26 - Telecom
The first African medical tablet created by Cameroonian Arthur Zang, is now...
28/01/2016, 08:24 - Agriculture
The Cameroonian government through the Ministry of Employment and Professional Training has...
28/01/2016, 08:22 - Transport
In a correspondence dated 19 January 2016 revealed by the Pan African...
26/01/2016, 15:30 - Public management
Members of the Nigerian Islamist sect Boko Haram carried out on 25...
26/01/2016, 15:26 - Agriculture
The cities of Nobolen and Balamba, all located in the Central region...
26/01/2016, 15:19 - Companies
On 23 January 2016, Camair Co, the Cameroonian public airline, flew in...
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The two service stations of Cameroon Marketing International Oil (CMI Oil) located...
26/01/2016, 03:05 - Energy
Electricity Development Corporation (EDC), the national company in the electricity sector in...
26/01/2016, 03:03 - Agriculture
As part of a new partnership aimed at increasing the revenues of...
26/01/2016, 03:01 - Public management
A delegation of Moroccan investors lead by Mohammed Agoumi, Managing Director of...
24/01/2016, 02:46 - Telecom
A report of the National Anti-Commission accuses Camtel, MTN and Orange of...
23/01/2016, 02:52 - Agriculture
Cameroon Development Corporation (CDC), 2nd employer of Cameroon with its 22,000 workers...
23/01/2016, 02:48 - Agriculture
Out of the 23,865 tons of coffee produced in Cameroon during the...
23/01/2016, 02:44 - Telecom
Cameroonian company Tradex, a subsidiary of the Société Nationale des Hydrocarbures (SNH...
21/01/2016, 14:09 - Transport
According to the forecasts of the Cameroonian government, the first commercial vessels...
21/01/2016, 14:04 - Agriculture
The production target of 40,000 tons of coffee planned by the Cameroonian...
20/01/2016, 15:17 - Agriculture
Leader on the Cameroonian sugar market through its local subsidiary Sosucam (Société...
20/01/2016, 14:53 - Public management
The World Bank will support Cameroon in the establishment of the Société...
20/01/2016, 14:52 - Public management
According to estimates from the Cameroonian ministry of Posts and Telecoms, over...
20/01/2016, 14:46 - Companies
“The MA 60 are operational”. This is what can be read on...
02/02/2016 Mining cameroon-sundance-resources-will-reduce-its-expenditure-on-the-mbalam-nabeba-iron-project-by-80

Cameroon: Sundance Resources will reduce its expenditure on the Mbalam-Nabeba iron project by 80%

The Australian junior mining company Sundance Resources, which is operating the Mbalam iron project in Cameroon through its subsidiary Cam Iron, announced on 18 January 2016 that it will carry out an 80% cost-cutting plan on this project. This announcement comes only a few days after the postponement of the...
01/02/2016 Energy cameroon-already-fcfa-500-billion-in-commitments-to-finance-the-natchigal-dam

Cameroon: Already FCfa 500 billion in commitments to finance the Natchigal dam

Various public and private lenders contacted by the different partners on the Natchigal dam construction project, in the Central region of Cameroon, have already made financing commitments worth FCfa 500 billion out of the FCfa 656 billion necessary for undertaking the project. The information was revealed by the Cameroonian Minister...
29/01/2016 Public management cameroon-and-the-united-nations-seek-fcfa-170-billion-to-manage-the-refugee-victims-of-conflicts

Cameroon and the United Nations seek FCfa 170 billion to manage the refugee victims of conflicts

The Cameroonian government and the United Nations have just launched in Yaoundé, the capital of the country, a program aiming at bringing a more efficient humanitarian response to the influx of Nigerian and Central African refugee victims of the Boko Haram threat and the crisis in CAR, and to the...
28/01/2016 Public management transparency-international-ranks-cameroon-34th-in-the-list-of-most-corrupted-countries-in-africa

Transparency International ranks Cameroon 34th in the list of most corrupted countries in Africa

According to the world corruption perception index in 2015, through which NGO Transparency International ranked 167 countries, Cameroon landed the 34th spot in Africa, and 130th at the global level. Thus, the country is in the top 40 of the most corrupted countries in the world. Compared to end of the...
26/01/2016 Agriculture two-incubation-hubs-for-agricultural-entrepreneurs-planned-in-cameroon-with-the-support-of-fida

Two incubation hubs for agricultural entrepreneurs planned in Cameroon, with the support of FIDA

The cities of Nobolen and Balamba, all located in the Central region of Cameroon, will soon host two incubation centres for agricultural entrepreneurs with the support of the International Agricultural Development Fund (FIDA in French), we learned during the recent visit in Cameroon of the Regional Director of this organisation,...
26/01/2016 Companies neptune-oil-takes-over-two-stations-belonging-to-cameroon-marketing-international-oil

Neptune Oil takes over two stations belonging to Cameroon Marketing International Oil

The two service stations of Cameroon Marketing International Oil (CMI Oil) located at "PK 14" and in the Bonanéri area of Douala, the economic capital of Cameroon, will soon switch names to become Neptune Oil. This is what reveals a legal notice published on 21 January 2016, announcing the sale of...
20/01/2016 Public management over-220-operators-are-working-illegally-in-the-courier-and-money-transfer-services-in-cameroon

Over 220 operators are working illegally in the courier and money transfer services in Cameroon

According to estimates from the Cameroonian ministry of Posts and Telecoms, over 220 operators are working illegally in the courier and money transfer sector in the country. “This negatively affects the service quality for consumers and the interests of the State”, the Minister of Posts and Telecoms, Minette Liboim Li...
20/01/2016 Companies camair-co-public-airline-announces-the-maiden-flight-of-its-chinese-ma-60-for-23-january-2016

Camair Co, public airline, announces the maiden flight of its Chinese MA 60 for 23 January 2016

“The MA 60 are operational”. This is what can be read on marketing posters rolled out these past days throughout the Cameroonian capital, announcing the maiden flight of one of its two Chinese aircraft purchased by the Cameroonian State for Camair Co, the public airline, on 23 January 2016. The publicity...
17/01/2016 Public management the-government-and-importers-agree-not-to-increase-the-price-of-rice-on-the-cameroonian-market

The government and importers agree not to increase the price of rice on the Cameroonian market

During a consultation meeting organised on 13 January 2016 in Yaoundé, the Cameroonian capital, the Minister of Trade and operators of the rice sector agreed not to pass on the rice import tax reinstated in Cameroon, on the final selling price of this foodstuff in the Cameroonian market. An agreement which...
17/01/2016 Agriculture the-average-price-of-one-kilogram-of-cocoa-skirting-fcfa-1600-on-the-cameroonian-market

The average price of one kilogram of cocoa skirting FCfa 1,600 on the Cameroonian market

For a week now, the farm gate price of one kilogram of cocoa has been FCfa 1,580 in Cameroon, according to statistics compiled   by the Sector Information System (Système d’information des filières - SIF in French), which allows the operators of the sector to be informed in real time and...
15/01/2016 Public management boko-haram-kamikaze-kills-13-in-mosque-in-cameroons-extreme-north

Boko Haram kamikaze kills 13 in mosque, in Cameroon's Extreme-North

On 13 January 2016, the morning prayer at the Kouyapé mosque, located in Kolofata, Extreme-North Cameroon, turned into a tragedy. From security sources, we learned that a young kamikaze who managed to get inside this place of worship, after praying with the faithful, activated a bomb. The attack officially resulted in...
15/01/2016 Public management customs-reach-85-of-their-target-for-the-revenue-collection-in-the-extreme-north-cameroon-despite-the-boko-haram-threat

Customs reach 85% of their target for the revenue collection in the Extreme-North Cameroon, despite the Boko Haram threat

The customs department of the Extreme-North region of Cameroon collected, during 2015, a total of FCfa 1.7 billion in revenues, out of the FCfa 2 billion planned, which is equivalent to a recovery rate of 85%, we learned from official sources. This performance was called an exploit by the regional...
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