40 Years of Cameroon Tribune Leadership
[Cameroon Tribune]Labour medals, sport competitions, "open-door" days, a round table conference and a gala night, are some of the events that will grace festivities to mark 40 years of the existence of Cameroon Tribune. Thus, from today 22 July 2014, celebrations kick-start with the award of labour medals to those who have worked at least 10 years elsewhere and with the umbrella company, the Cameroon News and Publishing Corporation (SOPECAM) with the daily bilingual newspaper as one of the main products.
Seafarers Continue Strike Action
[Cameroon Tribune]The Association of Professional Seafarers in Douala is still carrying on a strike action that started on July 02, 2014 in front of their Bepanda Omnisport base. According to the number one of the Association, Albert Simon Mienlam, they want the General Manager of the Douala Port Authority to sign an authorisation that will permit them carry out their duties as professional seafarers at the seaport. He explained that article two of an agreement by the Ministry of Transport on the functioning of seafarers st
World Bank Vice President Visits Cameroon
[Cameroon Tribune]Makhtar Diop, Vice President for Africa, will spend five days in the country beginning on July 21, 2014, to discuss with a cross section of development authorities.
Buea Communities Mobilised to Save Environment
[Cameroon Tribune]Environment experts have noticed a growing deforestation activity on Mount Cameroon with consequences leading to strange climate change and wildlife extinction. Disproportionate wood felling, bush fires and animal scotching are practices observed.
Frequent Outages - Bui, Donga-Mantung Subscribers Count the Cost
[Cameroon Tribune]Local AES SONEL officials say the situation, which is beyond their control, is also costing the corporation FCFA millions every hour in lost revenue.
American People Sponsor Preservation of the Historic Bafut Palace
[U.S. Embassy Yaounde]The American people, through the United States Department of State's Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs, are sponsoring $61,400 (FCFA 30 million) in funding for a cultural preservation project to preserve the architectural heritage of The Achum House at the Bafut Palace.
North West Orphans Thank CERAC
[Cameroon Tribune]Mrs Linda Yang, on behalf of the First Lady, headed a delegation of the association over the weekend, to the Menchum Division with diverse gifts for the population.
World Bank Vice President for the Africa Region Visits Cameroon for Development Talks
[World Bank]The World Bank Vice President for the Africa Region, Makhtar Diop, will visit Cameroon from July 21 to 24, 2014 to hold discussions with Cameroonian authorities, representatives from the private sector and academia, and the development partners.
Publication Packages Cameroon Tribune's 40-Year Story
[Cameroon Tribune]As the national bilingual daily newspaper, Cameroon Tribune (CT) celebrates 40 years of unrelenting service of informing and educating its numerous readers within and without the country, the path covered in the past four decades can be revisited in a special bilingual publication titled, "Cameroon Tribune. 40 ans au service de l'information... 40 Years of Credible Information."
Cold Weather Grips Yaounde
[Cameroon Tribune]For almost three weeks, decreasing temperatures have made life unbearable for inhabitants.
Malaria - of Free Treatment Effectiveness
[Cameroon Tribune]Three years ago, the government decreed free treatment for light malaria infections for children of five years and below. Last Friday, the Minister for Public Health announced extension of free treatment for the same age bracket; this time including all complicated cases. This is very good news indeed and for several reasons.
Samuel Eto'o in QPR?
[Africa Top Sports]Out of contract with English club Chelsea, the Cameroonian international striker Samuel Eto'o has been proposed to Qeens Park Rangers. The Information is given on Saturday by the British newspaper The Daily Mail.
Immigrants Forced to Leave Gabon
[VOA]Gabon has released 100 of some 500 Cameroonian, Chadian and Central African illegal immigrants detained for 10 months for unlawful mining. Some of the freed people say they were simple refugees from the CAR.
Suspected Boko Haram Militants Kidnap Cleric's Children
[VOA]Suspected Boko Haram militants have kidnapped two teenaged children of one of Cameroon's most influential Muslim spiritual leaders. The abduction occurred in the town of Limani, on the border with Nigeria's Borno state, which is the home base of the Islamist group.
The Long Road to Stability
[Cameroon Tribune]The success of Africa's latest effort at ensuring better continental peacekeeping is dependent on the necessary political will and funding.
Profit-Making Businesses for Holiday Makers
[Cameroon Tribune]It is holiday time, another occasion for grown-up holiday makers to gather pocket money for the 2014/2015 school year. Many leave their houses daily in search of holiday jobs that are not easy to come by. Apart from holiday jobs in some municipal councils and enterprises that assures students of their back-to-school needs, some holiday makers venture into petit businesses that generate high earnings.
Polio Eradication Needs Old Vaccines and Faster Responses
[SciDev.Net]Two studies published last week call for changes to polio vaccinations that may help eradicate the resurging disease: reintroduce injections and vaccinate earlier.
Economic Health Check
[IMF]Infrastructure Plan Leads Cameroon's Drive for Growth
Kribi Deep Seaport's Embellishing Works
[Cameroon Tribune]Kribi has been transformed into a vast construction site with target to give it an image of an industrial town.
Yaounde Municipal Lake Needs Attention
[Cameroon Tribune]The appointment of the President of the Special Commission to handle its rehabilitation indicates that work is imminent.