Japanese ODA Loan Signed Between Japan and...

Japanese ODA loan was signed on May 30 in Yaoundé between Japan through the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and the government of the Republic of Cameroon. The loan in the amount of 5,894 billion yes is for the financing of the Yaoundé-Brazzaville International Corridor Development Project particularly the Mintom-Lele Section. Roughly 67 kilometers of […]

Dockworkers Strike Holds Up Exports in Cameroon...

Dockworkers that are on strike have frozen goings-on at Douala, major port in Cameroon. Almost 200 striking dockworkers have stopped working due to a dispute over salary and working terms. The strike was triggered by the death of a dockworker that was disadvantaged by inadequate health insurance even if the workers are paying a monthly […]

Cameroon Cocoa Output to Double by 2020...

Cameroon cocoa output was planned to more than double by 2020. However, this plan is seen to be unachievable since the prices are falling which discourages farmers from planting new crop, revealed by the country’s support company for farmers. Cameroon cocoa output is the world’s fifth biggest and the producers have experienced farmgate prices to […]

Vietnam Deputy Foreign Minister Visits Cameroon to...

Vietnam via its Deputy Foreign Minister Vu Hong Nam boosts partnership with Cameroon.  As a special emissary of President Tran Dai Quang, Minister Hong Nam made a three-day official visit to Cameroon to promote ties between the two countries particularly in investment and trade. During the celebration to commemorate the 45th anniversary of Cameroon-Vietnam diplomatic ties, […]

Almost 10% of Cameroonians Affected by Food...

Ten percent of Cameroonians are afflicted with food shortage and malnutrition. In a recent strategic review in Cameroon on food and nutrition security, it was reported that 9.6 percent of the Cameroonians are very much affected by this concern. The said report was presented during a ceremony which is intended to guide interventions of the […]

Cameroonian President Paul Biya to Visit Italy

The Cameroonian president, Paul Biya, will have a state visit to Italy on March 20 until March 22, 2017 at the invitation of Italian president, Sergio Mattarella.  The visit was announced by Ferdinand Ngoh Ngoh, the Secretary General of the Office of the President, through a press release. The said state visit comes after almost […]

Bamenda Food Market Burned Down, Cause Unknown

Fire at Bamenda Food Market occurred on early morning of Tuesday, March 14, 2017. At least ten shops at the Bamenda Food market have been burnt down with bags of sugar, rice, “Garri”, and other products vanished in the fire whose cause is yet unknown. Locals within the vicinity alleged that they saw odd light […]

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 […]