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Major Infrastructure


Cameroon: Ecobank to invest additional XAF25 bln in a 3-year urgency plan

Célestine Ketcha Courtès, Cameroon’s minister of urban development, presided the relaunch of the road works that fall within the framework of the 3-year...
Monday 6 May 2019Electricity

Cameroon: Eneo plans 20,000 prepaid meters and 40,000 postpaid smart meters this year

Eneo Cameroon, subsidiary of British Actis, unveils more on its program of deploying prepaid and postpaid smart meters in Cameroon. On the sidelines of...
Tuesday 30 April 2019Mining

Cameroon: Indian Jindal Steel Power seeks tax and customs incentives for Ngovayang iron ore project operation  

Cameroonian finance minister Louis Paul Motazé (photo) granted an audience April 29 to Hervinder Singh, who leads international projects within Indian...
Monday 29 April 2019Transport

Construction specifications of first 14 electronic toll booths in Cameroon unveiled  

A little more is unveiled on the specifications required for the construction of the first 14 electronic toll booths in Cameroon. According to the...
Tuesday 23 April 2019Infrastructures

Ellipse Projects SAS France plans delivery of 19 first metal bridges at end March 2020

Ellipse Projects SAS France, the company entrusted with the installation in Cameroon of prefabricated modular steel bridges just took delivery at the port...
Monday 22 April 2019Infrastructures

Bdeac loans XAF6.6bln for development projects in Cameroon including a 4-star hotel in Douala

Cameroonian finance minister, Louis Paul Motaze, chaired April 19 in Malabo (E Guinea) the Board Meeting of the Development Bank of Central African States...
Thursday 18 April 2019Agriculture

Swiss Tree Global to implement an industrial high-yield nursery system in Cameroon

Cameroonian economy minister, Alamine Ousmane Mey signed, on April 17 in Yaoundé, a MoU with the Managing Director of Swiss company Tree Global, Gregory...
Wednesday 17 April 2019Electricity

Cameroon plans to save XAF350mln a week thanks to Memeve'ele dam power up

The Cameroonian energy minister, while powering up the Memeve'ele dam on April 16 in Nyabizan, southern region, insisted on the positive effects the...
Thursday 11 April 2019Agriculture

Farmers in Adamaoua receive additional XAF195mln under the Acefa project  

As part of the sustainability phase of the competitiveness-boosting programs for family-run farms (Acefa), 59 agro-pastoral organizations in Adamaoua...
Friday 5 April 2019Health

Cameroon: Government announces free Rapid HIV Tests from January 2020

Malachie Manaouda (photo), Cameroonian health minister, inked April 4 a decision setting terms for accessing & monitoring HIV testing services and...
Tuesday 2 April 2019Big projects

Sogea Satom to restore flood-hit 2nd Wouri Bridge

Delivered December 2018, the 2nd bridge over the Wouri River constructed by Sogea Satom will be refurbished due to damages caused by flood. In a press...
Tuesday 26 March 2019Construction

Cameroon tests roller-compacted concrete RCC, a three times cheaper material that doubles road life

In Bafoussam, the West regional capital, construction company Razel, is currently testing roller-compacted concrete RCC for road construction as part of...
Friday 22 March 2019Big projects

Cameroon seeks XAF478.5mln to move 1,595 graves within the scope of the clean water supply project in Yaoundé

Graves located within the way of the drinking water supply project to be implemented in Yaoundé will soon be moved. For this purpose, Dieudonné Ombala,...
Thursday 14 March 2019Mining

Cameroon: Canyon Resources identifies 250mln tons of ‘very high grade’ bauxite at Minim-Martap

Australian mining company Canyon Resources announced March 12 on proactiveinvestors.com it achieved first exploration results of the Minim-Martap bauxite...
Thursday 14 March 2019Energy

Eneo kicks off Distribution Grid Reinforcement in Yaoundé

Power cuts have recently become recurrent, at daytime, in many districts of Yaoundé, the Cameroonian capital. This is the consequence of reinforcement...
Monday 11 March 2019Electricity

Cameroon becomes one of SSA’s most favorable places for electricity projects development through Public-Private Partnerships (World Bank)

Cameroon offers a huge opportunity to investors interested in electricity projects, according to World Bank’s Country Director Elisabeth...
Monday 4 March 2019Electricity

Memvé’élé power transmission facilities will not be delivered before 2020 (project manager)

Populations will have to wait until 2020 to use the energy generated by the Memvé’élé dam though construction work on this 211 MW infrastructure was...
Monday 4 February 2019Transport

Cameroon and Equatorial Guinea still in disagreement over Ntem Bridge route  

The second meeting between the Cameroonian minister delegate in charge of the economy, Paul Tasong, and Baltasar Engonga Edjo'o, the Equatorial-Guinean...
Monday 21 January 2019Electricity

Morocco’s Platinum Power could abandon Makay plant project on financial issues

The 400-MW Makay hydro plant planned by the Moroccan Platinum Power in the central district of Nyong-Ekellé may not emerge. The reason, Moroccan media...
Friday 18 January 2019Development aid

Cameroon: Germany’s KfW to unlock €3mln as part of the Skills Initiative for Africa Program

German development bank KfW plans to finance big vocational training and skills development projects in Cameroon. Projects can be submitted by training...
Monday 7 January 2019Economy

No African country has yet ratified the acts setting up the African Monetary Fund to be based in Cameroon  

In the “Research Letter” of the Bank of Central African States (Beac) published January 3, Jean-Marie Gankou Fowagap, Cameroonian former Minister Delegate...
Friday 21 December 2018Electricity

Cameroon: NHPC paid XAF2bln in compensation to 772 persons, on Nachtigal Dam construction

Nachtigal Hydro Power Company (NHPC), the company in charge of the development and operation of the Nachtigal hydro plant project, announced it has...
Tuesday 18 December 2018Infrastructures

The announced bridge over Ntem River linking Cameroon and Equatorial Guinea to soon be erected

Cameroonian Minister Delegate for economy Paul Tasong (photo), chaired December 14 in Kribi, presentation of the results of the feasibility study carried...
Friday 14 December 2018Electricity

  Cameroon connected 166 localities to PV system and kicked off phase II covering 184 localities

Cameroonian Ministry of Water and Energy (Minee) reported that its actions this year focused on completing the electrification of 166 localities via solar...
Thursday 13 December 2018Agriculture

Cameroon: Indian Shapoorji Pallonji plans a 10,000-ha hydro agricultural scheme in the Far North

As part of a MoU signed Dec 12 in Yaoundé with the Cameroonian government, India’s Shapoorji Pallonji and Company Private Limited will set up a...
Wednesday 12 December 2018Electricity

Cameroon: The Memve'élé power evacuation line completed at 55%

Work is progressing at the Memve'élé hydro project (211 MW), Southern region. The Ministry of Water and Energy (Minee) informed that the construction...
Tuesday 11 December 2018Electricity

Cameroon plans to secure a XAF169bn loan with IBRD for the Nachtigal dam

The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) could soon inject $300 million, XAF169 billion, into the Nachtigal hydroelectric...
Tuesday 11 December 2018Construction

The second Wouri River Bridge to be commissioned December 21, 2018

Although it has been open to traffic for a year now, the 2nd bridge built over the Wouri River in Douala, will be temporarily commissioned December 21,...
Wednesday 5 December 2018Infrastructures

Cameroon: EIB to finance the refurbishment of Bélabo-Pangar-Ngaoundéré railway

The European Investment Bank (EIB) announced it will finance the refurbishment of the railways linking the localities of Belabo, Pangar and Ngaoundéré, in...
Wednesday 5 December 2018Electricity

Cameroon: Africa50 acquires 15% stake in Nachtigal hydro plant (420 MW)

Africa50, the pan-Africa infrastructure investment platform, has just acquired 15% of stake in the Nachtigal project (420 MW). On the occasion of the...
Monday 3 December 2018Finance

Cameroon: Four local banks to raise CFA120bn for Nachtigal Dam construction

A group of four local banks including SCB Cameroon (Moroccan Attijariwafa’s local branch), Standard Chartered Bank Cameroon, BICEC (French BPCE’s local...

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