Pests Destroy 50 Hectares of Cocoa in Cameroon. Ravaging pests called caterpillars have destroyed 50 hectares of cocoa farms in Konye Subdivision of South West Cameroon.
Bakassi Peninsula – Health, Education Progress But Water Main Problem in Bakassi. The Coordination and Follow-up Committee of Priority Projects to be realized in the Bakassi zone is preparing recommendations to submit to government on ways of better carrying out priority development projects and encouraging Cameroonians to live in the area. The committee members evaluated the level of execution of projects from January 30 to February 2, 2012.
UNESCO Donates Community Radio, Multimedia Centre To Bakassi. The Bakassi FM Community Radio, broadcasting on frequency FM 95.0 donated by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO), went operational on February 2, 2012 in Isangele.
Cameroon Disburses FCFA 100 Billion for Emergency Road Projects. President Paul Biya of Cameroon on February 2, 2012 ordered the disbursement of FCFA 100 billion from the National Road Fund to carry out nine emergency road projects in the country.
Cameroon Slashes Size of Officials Delegations Abroad. The government of Cameroon has taken a decision trimming down the size of members of official delegations abroad and also reduced the missions to the barest minimum.
Cameroon Politics – Race for Parliament, Councils Gains Momentum in Cameroon. Political parties in Cameroon are bracing up to win seats in the National Assembly and the country’s 360 Councils in the upcoming legislative and council elections this year 2012.
Egypt Air – The Egyptian official air carrier, Egypt Air, will begin direct flights from Cameroon in March 2012, Egypt’s Ambassador to Cameroon Ibrahim Moustafa Hafez has said.
Cameroon’s Anti-Corruption Institutions Seek Platform. National institutions in Cameroon in charge of fighting against corruption and embezzlement of public funds, are consulting in Yaounde to create an action plat-form to ensure effectiveness in the anti-corruption crusade.
Hevea-Cameroon (HEVECAM): Workers of Cameroon Rubber Company Resume Work. The workers of the rubber production company, Hevea-Cameroon (HEVECAM) on Monday, January 23, 2012 called off a three-week strike action that started on January 3 and resumed work.
African Union – Ethiopia Solicits Cameroon’s Support For Position in African Union (AU) Commission. The Ethiopian Special envoy, Ambassador Grum Abay, Saturday, January 21, 2012 handed a message to Cameroon’s External Relations Minister, Pierre Moukoko Mbonjo to forward to President Paul Biya.