Yaoundé - 21 November 2019 -

There are many sectors in which Brazil can provide Cameroon its expertise - Vivian Loss Sanmartin

Brazil’s ambassador to Cameroon explores opportunities for a win-win cooperation between the two countries, especially related to agribusiness...
Thursday 21 November 2019Economy

Kiro’o Games reaches a cap of $600,000 raised from international investors since the opening of its capital

Kiro'o Games, the first video game studio in French-speaking Africa created by a Cameroonian start-up, is going from success to success. After the...
Thursday 21 November 2019Agriculture

Cocoa: Farmgate prices rise to XAF1,250

According to figures recently revealed by Système d’information de filières (SIF), a system that provides updated information about the coffee and...
Thursday 21 November 2019Economy

Cameroon acquires software to check traceability information on a range of products

The Cameroonian Ministry of Commerce informs that its fraud prevention and control units have just received smartphones and tracking software to improve...
Wednesday 20 November 2019Medias

Cameroon: Close to 400 francophone journalists gathered in Yaoundé for the 48th workshop of Union de la Presse francophone

Since November 18, 2019, the 48th workshop of Union de la Presse Francophone (UPF), the oldest association of Francophone journalists, is being held in...
Wednesday 20 November 2019Public management

Cameroonian startup “Tout souffle compte” elected 1st winner of Orange Social Venture Prize for Entrepreneurs in Africa and the Middle East 2019

On November 12, 2019, during the AfricaCom held in Cape Town, South Africa, telecom group Orange announced the winners of the 9th edition of the Orange...
Wednesday 20 November 2019Finance

BEAC launches refinancing tender for banks operating within CEMAC

Till November 20, 2019, banks operating within the CEMAC zone can submit their bids to the bid launched by the central bank BEAC to provide up to XAF40...
Wednesday 20 November 2019Agriculture

Sawn Timber: Cameroon becomes the EU’s leading supplier in Jan-Sep 2019

European Union (EU) countries imported 582,500 metric tons of tropical timber in the first nine months of 2019, according to the International Tropical...
Tuesday 19 November 2019Public management

Cameroon: An e-commerce giant with the feet of clay

Jumia, leader of the e-commerce sector in Africa, is in a liquidation process in Cameroon. According to credible sources, this platform, operational in...
Tuesday 19 November 2019Public management

CEMAC: Ministers of economy and finance in an extraordinary meeting to discuss new regional exchange and public projects' funding by BEAC

Today, November 19, 2019, the Ministers of Economy and Finance of CEMAC member countries are gathered for an extraordinary meeting. Two points will be on...
Tuesday 19 November 2019Public management

Israel to train entrepreneurs on high-tech innovation from December 2-5 in Yaoundé

From December 2 to 5, 2019, the fourth edition of the Israeli-Cameroonian workshop on high-tech innovation and entrepreneurship will be held in Yaoundé,...
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Tuesday 19 November 2019Politics

Cameroon’s withdrawal from AGOA stems from “ignorance or deliberate desire to ignore” reality on the ground, minister Sadi says

On November 18, 2019, René Emmanuel Sadi (photo), Cameroonian minister of communication, held a press conference in Yaoundé. During the press conference,...
Monday 18 November 2019Economy

Cameroon: Q3 2019 wood exports to the EU drops by 20% YoY to 11,300 tons

Between July and September 2019, Cameroonian loggers exported only 11,300 tonnes of logs to the European Union market. According to the International...
Monday 18 November 2019Energy

Belgian and Czech delegations announce their interest in Cameroon’s energy sector

On November 14, 2019, two Belgian and Czech delegations were received at Cameroon’s Ministry of Water and Energy. At the end of the two audiences granted...
Monday 18 November 2019Finance

Cameroon confirms its status of CEMAC’s financial center

The latest bond, whose issuance period ran from September 20 to October 2, 2019, by Gabon recorded a 126% subscription rate. With the authorization of...
Monday 18 November 2019Public management

Port of Kribi: French Navy command and supply ship BCR “Somme” docks in prelude to naval exercise in the Gulf of Guinea

As a prelude to a naval exercise currently being prepared in the Gulf of Guinea, the French Navy command and supply ship BCR “Somme” recently docked at...
Monday 18 November 2019Economy

Cameroon: Business death rate was 36% in 2009-2016, the INS reveals

The Cameroonian national institute for statistics INS recently published a report on the second business census covering the 2009-2016 period. This report...
Friday 15 November 2019Economy

Cameroon: State-owned postal firm Campost happy about initial impacts of the government-backed restructuration plan

The 2019-2021 contract plan, between Cameroon Postal Services (CAMPOST) and the government, for the restructuration of this state-owned firm, is being...
Friday 15 November 2019Finance

Cameroon: Glass factory Socaver boosts production capacity with XAF5.3 bln investment

Today, November 15, 2019, Cameroonian minister of industry Dodo Ndocké is inaugurating the new facilities of local glass-making company SOCAVER in Douala,...
Thursday 14 November 2019Energy

Cameroonian footballer Jean II Makoun partners with Upowa to promote solar energies

On 13 November 2019, Cameroonian footballer Jean II Makoun signed a partnership agreement with the Franco-Cameroonian company Upowa to promote renewable...
Thursday 14 November 2019Agriculture

Cameroon: A 100-kg bag of onion now sold at XAF120,000 in Yaoundé, more than six times its former price

In Yaoundé, onions have become luxury products. Indeed, recently, the price of this product has doubled and nearly reached triple of its former price....
Thursday 14 November 2019Public management

Trade and Investments: The US largely outrun by China in Cameroon, in 2018

The task is likely to be complicated for the United States, which wants to become Africa's leading economic and trade partner, a rank currently taken by...
Thursday 14 November 2019Public management

Cameroon: Government submits penal code amendment, punishing tribalism, before parliament

During the November 2019 budget session, the Cameroonian parliament will review a draft amendment to the Penal Code. The purpose of this amendment is to...
Thursday 14 November 2019Insurance

Morrocan Wafa Assurance extends its footprint in Cameroon with acquisition of Pro Assur

On November 12, 2019, Moroccan insurance firm Wafa Assurance officially announced the finalization of the acquisition of the Life and non-life divisions...
Wednesday 13 November 2019Public management

Paris Peace Forum: Paul Biya explains the background of the Anglophone crisis

Invited by his French peer, Emmanuel Macron, to participate in the Paris Peace Forum 2019 (November 11 to 13), Cameroonian President Paul Biya actively...
Tuesday 12 November 2019Public management

Security challenges and the May 2019 fire at Sonara slowed Cameroon's 2019 economic growth (+3.9%)

On November 8, 2019, at the end of the 5th review of its three-year economic and financial programme (2017-2019) with Cameroon, the International Monetary...
Tuesday 12 November 2019Public management

Cameroon: Legislative and municipal elections scheduled for February 9, 2020

In a decree published on 10 November 2019, Paul Biya, president of Cameroon, summoned the Cameroonian electorate for a double vote, on 9 February 2019,...
Tuesday 12 November 2019Finance

Cameroon to raise XAF20 bln on BEAC’s debt market on Nov 13, 2019

On 13 November 2019, the Cameroonian public Treasury will issue 26-weeks fungible Treasury bills on Beac's security market. According to an official...
Tuesday 12 November 2019Investment

Investment fund Africa50 interested in the Cameroonian gas and airport sectors

On the sidelines of the 2nd Africa Investment Forum organized by the African Development Bank (AfDB), from 11 to 13 November in Johannesburg, South...
Tuesday 12 November 2019Mining

Oil & gas: Cameroon lost XAF314 billion of revenues in 2017

In 2017, the Cameroonian public treasury lost at least XAF314.6 billion of revenues in the hydrocarbon sector, according to a report published by the...
Monday 11 November 2019Finance

CEMAC: BEAC commits to easing new exchange regulation for oil companies

“In an effort to establish a constructive dialogue and resolve differences of interpretation, Mr Abbas Mahamat Tolli (photo) invited extractive industry...
Monday 11 November 2019Economy

Crédit du Sahel-backed UNHCR programme plans to empower 2,500 refugees in Cameroon

In Cameroon, the UNHCR has launched a refugee empowerment programme aimed at funding income-generating activities initiated by refugees living in...
Friday 8 November 2019Sport

Cameroon: FECAFOOT invited to elaborate draft scale for bonuses to be paid to national teams for major sporting competitions

"Draft scale of bonuses to be paid to Cameroon's national football teams"; This is the subject of the letter sent by the country’s minister of sports...
Friday 8 November 2019Telecom

Cameroon: The telecom regulator plans to audit operators’ turnover

Philemon Zo'o Zame (photo), managing director of Cameroon’s telecommunications regulator, just issued a call for expression of interest to recruit a firm...
Friday 8 November 2019Public management

Afreximbank to open its branch in Cameroon to cover the Central African region

The information has not received much publicity but, it means a lot for Cameroon. Indeed, on October 29, 2019, Félix Mbayu, Minister Delegate at the...
Friday 8 November 2019Public management

Cameroonian Joseph Belibi appointed acting speaker of OIF’s court of first instance

The Cameroonian high judge Joseph Belibi was appointed Acting Speaker of the Court of First Instance of the International Organisation of the Francophonie...
Thursday 7 November 2019Public management

Cameroon: GICAM reorganizes its arbitration centre to adapt it to the international environment

Today, November 7, 2019,  Célestin Tawamba (photo), president of  Groupement inter-patronal du Cameroun (Gicam), Cameroon’ss largest employers'...
Thursday 7 November 2019Agriculture

Cameroon: Banana exports up by 661 tons YoY in October 2019

Banana exporters operating in Cameroon were more dynamic in October 2019, compared to their performance in October 2018. According to data compiled by the...
Thursday 7 November 2019Public management

Cameroon: The International Labour Office assesses the achievements of a Youth Entrepreneurship Promotion Programme it backed

François Murangira, the International Labour Office’s country director for Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, and Sao Tome &Principe conducted a tour from...
Thursday 7 November 2019Public management

Cameroon: 6th edition of livestock fair to be held on Nov 8-10 in Ngaoundéré

The 6th edition of Cameroon’s Livestock Fair will be held from 8 to 10 November 2019 in Ngaoundéré, the capital city of the Adamaoua region, under the...
Thursday 7 November 2019Public management

Douala-Bonabéri: Towards the dematerialization of ship calling procedures

Starting from 1 January 2020, all procedures related to ship calls at the port of Douala-Bonabéri will be carried out online via the website...

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