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Cameroon Railways cops Institut RSE Afrique’s “RSE-RH Marikana 2015” award

Institut RSE Afrique, which works for the approval and use of CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility or RSE in French) practices in African businesses has just attributed the RSE-RH Marikana 2015 award to Cameroon Railways (Camrail)....Lire la suite | 21/05/2015
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Louis Dreyfus to supply 290.5 million de FCFA worth of fertiliser and herbicide to the Cameroon Development Corporation

The Cameroonian subsidiary of the multinational Louis Dreyfus Commodities, is the announced recipient of six contracts to supply fertiliser, herbicides and insecticides to the Cameroon Development Corporation (CDC), an agro-industrial company that produces palm oil,...Lire la suite | 18/05/2015
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Camerounaise des eaux has made 3004 low rate connection in Douala since the start of the year

According to Camerounaise des eaux (CDE), a Moroccan company that has the country’s drinking water contract, since the start of 2015, some 3004 low rate connections of been made in Douala. Since September 2014, thanks...Lire la suite | 09/05/2015
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Cameroon’s dairy company increases its capital by over one billion FCFA

Société camerounaise des produits laitiers, more known as Camlait, recently increased its social capital for over one billion FCFA. This was revealed in a notice recently published by the agro-industrial company. The company’s capital rose...Lire la suite | 07/05/2015
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Cassava seedlings in store for Sotramas in Cameroon

The Cameroonian Minister of Agriculture has just provided the Programme for the Development and Promotion of Roots, Tubers and Plantain with improved cuttings of certified cassava to plant fields in the vicinity of the Sangmélima...Lire la suite | 06/05/2015
18/05/2015 Agriculture cameroonian-agro-industrial-company-php-projects-40-tonnes-of-penja-pepper-production-in-2015

Cameroonian agro-industrial company, PHP, projects 40 tonnes of Penja pepper production in 2015

Plantations du Haut Penja (PHP), Cameroon’s national banana dessert producer, expects to harvest 40 tonnes of Penja pepper in 2015, according to internal sources. Granted a “protected geographical location” label since September 13, 2013 within the framework of the African Intellectual Property Organisation (OAPI in French), with the support of the...
15/05/2015 Agriculture cameroon-may-double-its-cocoa-production-via-whole-crop-processing

Cameroon may double its cocoa production via whole crop processing

On May 5, 2015, Cameroonian Minister of Agriculture, Essimi Menyé, launched the whole crop processing campaign for 2015. “Previously, we only processed 20% of the crop. From now on, we will be processing all the nation’s production basins,” stated Minister Essimi Menyé. According to Ministry of Agriculture, although the aging of...
29/04/2015 RSE addax-petroleum-offers-100-million-fcfa-worth-of-equipment-to-the-laboratory-of-the-faculty-of-industrial-engineering-at-the-university-of-buea

Addax Petroleum offers 100 million FCFA worth of equipment to the laboratory of the Faculty of Industrial Engineering at the University of Buea

Vice-Chancellor of the University of Buea in Cameroon’s South West region, Nalova Lyonga just received donated equipment worth 100 million FCFA for the the laboratory of the brand new Faculty of Industrial Engineering at Cameroon’s only English-language university. The donation is the work of the oil company, Addax Petroleum, with...
19/04/2015 Telecom cameroonian-engineer-arthur-zang-poised-to-claim-2015’s-prize-for-innovation-in-africa

Cameroonian engineer Arthur Zang poised to claim 2015’s Prize for Innovation in Africa

Africa’s inventor of the continent’s first medical tablet, the Cardiopad, Arthur Zang, could win a portion of the 93 million FCFA (150,000 USD) of 2015’s Prize for Innovation in Africa (PIA) held by the African Innovation Foundation (AIF). The Cameroonian engineer who developed the tablet that facilitates cardiovascular testing with...
15/04/2015 Public management cameroon-turns-national-civil-engineering-equipment-depot-into-a-public-construction-company

Cameroon turns National Civil Engineering Equipment Depot into a public construction company

Construction sector companies in Cameroon have a new competitor in their midst: the National Civil Engineering Equipment Depot (Matgénie in French), a public company previously exclusively devoted to the acquisition, rental and maintenance of civil engineering equipment to construction companies that lacked the means to buy their own machinery. Indeed,...

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21/05/2015, 02:43 - Energy
According to the Director of Studies at the Electricity Sector Regulation Agency...
21/05/2015, 02:40 - Public management
At the end of March 2015, the Tax Directorate of the Cameroonian...
21/05/2015, 02:37 - Companies
Institut RSE Afrique, which works for the approval and use of CSR...
20/05/2015, 02:47 - Energy
Currently under construction in the East Cameroon region, the Lom Pangar hydroelectric...
20/05/2015, 02:44 - Public management
The first Turkish mall in Central Africa Turcam Hall, which opened in...
20/05/2015, 02:42 - Transport
On May 10, 2015 at the Africa Aviation Summit in Dubai, the...
18/05/2015, 20:46 - Agriculture
The Cameroonian subsidiary of the multinational Louis Dreyfus Commodities, is the announced...
18/05/2015, 20:44 - Agriculture
Plantations du Haut Penja (PHP), Cameroon’s national banana dessert producer, expects to...
18/05/2015, 20:40 - Public management
Declared unfit for human consumption by Groupement des meuniers du Cameroun, 230...
15/05/2015, 03:03 - Agriculture
On May 5, 2015, Cameroonian Minister of Agriculture, Essimi Menyé, launched the...
15/05/2015, 03:01 - Companies
On May 6, 2015 in Yaounde, the Cameroonian government signed an MOU...
15/05/2015, 02:59 - Finance
Finance Minister, Alamine Ousmane Mey, has just published a list of microfinance...
13/05/2015, 03:06 - Public management
American Ambassador to Cameroon, Michael Stephan Hoza, announced on May 5, 2015...
13/05/2015, 03:03 - Agriculture
Plantations du Haut Penja (PHP), a Cameroonian subsidiary of French-based Compagnie Fruitière...
13/05/2015, 03:02 - Companies
The Douala Stock Exchange’s (DSX) first listing, Société des eaux minérales du...
09/05/2015, 06:10 - Companies
According to Camerounaise des eaux (CDE), a Moroccan company that has the...
09/05/2015, 06:08 - Agriculture
Since the start of 2015, the price of Robusta coffee, the variety...
09/05/2015, 06:06 - Telecom
The Cameroonian government has just launched a special telecommunications fund with a...
09/05/2015, 06:02 - Mining
According to new estimates by Sundance Resources, the Australian company in charge...
09/05/2015, 05:59 - Energy
To promote renewable energy, the Cameroonian government is expected to launch its...
09/05/2015, 05:57 - Public management
As of April 30, 2015, the special account opened by the Treasury...
08/05/2015, 03:14 - Mining
The fledgling Australian mining company, Sundance Resources, whose subsidiary, Cam Iron, is...
08/05/2015, 03:12 - Agriculture
Listed on the Douala Stock Exchange (DSX), Société africaine forestière et agricole...
08/05/2015, 03:10 - Energy
For the 2015-2016 period, Gaz du Cameroun (GDC) plans to increase production...
07/05/2015, 07:51 - Agriculture
For four years, thanks to the implementation of the Forest-Savannah Sustainability Project...
07/05/2015, 07:39 - Business
Société camerounaise des produits laitiers, more known as Camlait, recently increased its...
07/05/2015, 07:31 - Energy
On, April 28, 2015, the Minister of Energy and Water, Basile Atangana...
07/05/2015, 07:22 - Public management
According to indicators presented by the IMF on the Cameroonian economy, emergence...
06/05/2015, 03:14 - Companies
Specialised in knitting, dying and sewing and promotional product market leader in...
06/05/2015, 03:12 - Agriculture
At the close of March 2015, some eight months into the 2014-2015...
06/05/2015, 03:10 - Companies
Tractafric Motors has been announced as the winner of the two contracts...
06/05/2015, 03:08 - Agriculture
The Cameroonian Minister of Agriculture has just provided the Programme for the...
06/05/2015, 03:06 - Agriculture
If Cameroonian women had more access to land and financing, their involvement...
06/05/2015, 03:02 - Energy
Since its January 2012 launch, the Logbaba-Ndogpassi natural gas treatment plant operated...
30/04/2015, 03:07 - Transport
The national public company Cameroon Railways (Camrail), has just received two new...
30/04/2015, 03:04 - Agriculture
The Cameroonian Ministry of Scientific Research has just signed a 200 million...
30/04/2015, 03:01 - Agriculture
The Togolese national Anselme Gouthon, the president of the Association of Robusta...
30/04/2015, 02:59 - Telecom
A delegation of telecommunications heads from Burkina Faso visited Cameroon to learn...
29/04/2015, 18:27 - RSE
Vice-Chancellor of the University of Buea in Cameroon’s South West region, Nalova...
29/04/2015, 18:25 - Energy
French group Parlym will build and launch a 1,000 m3 capacity domestic...
18/05/2015 Public management 230-tonnes-of-la-grain-flour-stuck-at-douala-port

230 tonnes of La Grain flour stuck at Douala port

Declared unfit for human consumption by Groupement des meuniers du Cameroun, 230 tonnes of “Papa Africa” flour imported by a representative of the Swiss company, La Grain, have been blocked at the port of Douala by Cameroonian customs. According, to accusations made by Cameroonian flour producers, the shipment of 4,600...
15/05/2015 Companies cameroon-after-the-kribi-port-is-chec-eyeing-the-edea-kribi-lolabe-railway?

Cameroon: After the Kribi port, is CHEC eyeing the Edea-Kribi-Lolabe railway?

On May 6, 2015 in Yaounde, the Cameroonian government signed an MOU with CHECH out of China to conduct a feasibility study on the Edea-Kribi-Lolabe railway project which will service the Kribi deep water port which was built by CHEC in South Cameroon. After building the first (container and multipurpose)...
23/04/2015 Telecom orange-cameroon-provides-mobile-finance-training-to-economic-journalists

Orange Cameroon provides mobile finance training to economic journalists

On 15th and 16th April, 2015, some forty Cameroonian journalists met under the auspices of the Cameroon Economic Press Association (Press Eco) to be trained by the local subsidiary of the Orange telecom group on the theme “Mobile Finance: The stakes, practices and opportunities for Cameroon”. For two days, the...
17/04/2015 Public management cameroon’s-gold-reserve-values-on-beac-rose-by-23-billion-fcfa-in-2014

Cameroon’s gold reserve values on BEAC rose by 2.3 billion FCFA in 2014

According to the auditors’ report on the Central African States Bank (BEAC), Cameroon’s gold reserves were estimated to be a little over 29,954 ounces in December 31, 2014. These reserves had a monetary value of 19.5 billion FCF compared to 17 billion FCFA for the same period in 2013. This...
15/04/2015 Telecom fda-lowers-mobile-penetration-rate-in-cameroon-to-36-against-71-for-telecom-regulators

FDA lowers mobile penetration rate in Cameroon to 36%, against 71% for telecom regulators

The last Savoirs communs, published by the French Development Agency (FDA) in partnership with the University Agency for French-speaking Culture and Unesco, reveals that Cameroon’s mobile phone penetration rate in 2014 was 36%, far behind African countries such as Botswana (75%), Mauritius (74%), Ivory Coast (46%) and Nigeria (42%). This...
11/04/2015 Finance douala-stock-exchange-may-share-facilities-with-future-cameroon-commodities-exchange

Douala Stock Exchange may share facilities with future Cameroon Commodities Exchange

The Cameroon Commodities Exchange (CCX) scheduled to be launched by the government is slated to be opened in Douala, the country’s economic capital. Reliable sources have revealed that this was the suggestion made by the Eleni firm to the Cameroonian government which it has been assisting on the project. According...
11/04/2015 Agriculture cameroonian-parliamentarians-on-the-ground-to-promote-farming-among-youth

Cameroonian parliamentarians on the ground to promote farming among youth

On April 2, 2015 in Edea, ninety-five Cameroonian members of parliament headed by House Speaker, Cavaye Yéguié Djibril, attended the launch of the second “caravan to promote farming”. On the initiative of the “Youth Hope” parliamentary network coordinated by Nkam Gaston Nkomba, youth from the Coastal region’s departments who met...
09/04/2015 Telecom 3g-has-not-ended-cameroonian-subscribers’-woes

3G has not ended Cameroonian subscribers’ woes

“I haven’t run out of credit. It was the 3G network.” The person who made this statement had his phone to his ear. He had just redialled after a dropped call. The caller on the other end apparently believed he had finished his credit. Mobile telephone users in Cameroon are...
08/04/2015 Agriculture insecurity-in-extreme-north-and-at-the-border-with-the-central-african-republic-creates-an-increase-in-egg-supply-to-cameroon

Insecurity in Extreme-North and at the border with the Central African Republic creates an increase in egg supply to Cameroon

In numerous Cameroonian cities, table egg consumers will be able to save 200 to 400 FCFA per tray for several weeks now due to the decline in the cost of eggs. This downturn in egg prices is even more significant in the West region, the main production basin which provides...
02/04/2015 Companies arno-group-lands-deal-worth-over-one-billion-fcfa-for-crédit-foncier-du-cameroun

Arno group lands deal worth over one billion FCFA for Crédit foncier du Cameroun

The major distribution group Arno, which also sells electrical, electronic and household appliances, has just announced that it has been awarded the contract “to improve the anti-fire, ventilation, air-conditioning and smoke extraction systems of the Crédit foncier du Cameroun (CFC) headquarters.” Awarded by the housing bank, the release published by the...
02/04/2015 Telecom orange-cameroon-triples-capital-by-increasing-nominal-value-of-shares

Orange Cameroon triples capital by increasing nominal value of shares

The mobile phone service provider, Orange Cameroon recently increased its share capital, raising it from 15 billion FCFA to 46.8 billion FCFA, which is a 300% increase according to the legal notice. The increase was done partly by incorporating the revaluation differential and a part came from “free reserves”. However, the...
02/04/2015 Finance cameroon-government-selects-12-banks-and-three-insurance-companies-for-public-contracts

Cameroon: government selects 12 banks and three insurance companies for public contracts

The Cameroonian government has just published a list of the banking establishments and financial organisations “authorised to provide guarantees and sureties for public contracts.” There are twelve banks and three insurance companies. Among the 20 insurance companies operating in Cameroon, Zenithe, Chanas and Activa were chosen by the government to provide...
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