Furious Chadian Leader Left Summit

Idriss Deby, the President of Chad abandons a summit among Central African States in Cameroon before closing to emphasise his protest against several policies of the bloc. It was learned earlier that President Deby was disgusted with the resolutions made by CEMAC (Central African Economic and Monetary Community) in Yaounde. Apparently, President Deby is reported […]

Eneo Cameroonian Electrical Company Shifts into Solar...

Eneo, a company owned by Actis, a British investment fund and concessionaire of Cameroon public electricity service, has initiated a call for expression of intent to engage a partner who will build two solar power plants in the country’s northern area. Eneo revealed that the partner to be selected will be considered as an independent […]

Cameroon Authorises Importation of 95,000 Tons of...

The production in Cameroon of palm oil has decreased by an estimate of 30%, basically due to undesirable climate conditions. The Association of Oleaginous Refineries of Cameroon and the Regulatory Committee on the Oleaginous sector plan to retain this drop in the production in 2017. Jacquis Kemleu Tchagbou, General Secretary of ASROC disclosed that the […]

Cameroon-Brazil Undersea Cable Deals with Data Demand

Increasing demand for data connectivity in South American and African continents will soon be addressed via a 6,000 km generation submarine cable that will connect Cameroon and Brazil. Nexans has been awarded by Huawei Marine Networks with a contract to provide the second phase of Huawei’s National Broadband Network (NBNII). The cable system is going […]

Yaoundé is among the 10 Most Expensive...

ECA International, a specialized firm listed Yaoundé as one of the 10 most expensive cities for expatriates in Africa in its 2016 list published in 14 December. Yaoundé, Cameroon’s political capital is on the 9th spot of the said list with Ndjamena, capital of Chad as the 10th. Others on the list are Luanda, capital […]

Eren Holdings Inaugurates on 16 December in...

Medcem Cameroun owned by Eren Holdings, a Turkish company, is officially commissioning its cement factory in Douala, the economic capital of Cameroon, on 16 December 2016. The annual capacity of the said factory is 600,000 tons according to a source from the company. This cement company’s first production was in October 2015 before it slowly […]

Special Youth Programme Signed – University of...

Collaboration for a programme to educate and develop youths has been signed between the mobile phone company and the University. The “Youth Programme Initiative” of Vodafone Cameroon has been launched. With the launching, Vodafone Cameroon and the University of Yaounde II entered into a Memorandum of Understanding and signed the agreement last Friday, December 9, […]

Cameroon’s Penja Pepper Receives Protected Geographical Indications...

Penja pepper is Cameroon’s pride and one Africa’s highly successful geographically protected crops. The region’s very particular micro climate makes the flavor of penja pepper very distinct. After receiving the certification from the African Intellectual Property Organisation, its production has tremendously increased in three years period. Michel Gonomy of the African Intellectual Property Organisation stated […]

$325 Million to Strengthen and Improve Cameroon’s...

A $325 million International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) loan was approved by the World Bank Board of Executive Directors to improve reliability and efficiency of Cameroon’s national electricity transmission network. The project on Electricity Transmission and Reform is the second IBRD program for Cameroon this year since 1992. The project’s goal is to […]