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2015-03-06 2016 State Budget - Programmes Under Identification
[Cameroon Tribune] Avoiding errors of the past is on government's wish as it projects into the 2016 State Budget. 2015 marks the end of the implementation of the triennial results-based budget. 2016 therefore ushers the country into the second phase of the programme budget. The time for a balance sheet is approaching and the Ministry of Finance and of the Economy, Planning and Regional Development have dispatched experts to ministries to start preparing for the 2016 State budget. The joint team ended a fine-tuning meeting in

2015-03-06 P&T Women Join Women's Day Bandwagon
[Cameroon Tribune] Women of the Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications are not left out in the preparations for the upcoming 30th edition of the International Women's Day. As part of activities to mark the Day in Cameroon, the Women's Association of the ministry called "La Tutelle" organised an open door at the esplanade of the ministry in Yaounde yesterday March 5, 2015. The event took place in the presence of the Minister of Women's Empowerment and the Family, Marie Thérèse Abena Ondoa.

2015-03-06 SDF Decries Violence Against Women
[Cameroon Tribune] Women of the Yaounde 4 Electoral District of the Social Democratic Front (SDF) have decried violence of all forms perpetrated on women.

2015-03-06 20 U.S. Air War Student Officers in Cameroon
[Cameroon Tribune] Twenty (20) Student Officers from the United States Air Force War College based in Montgomery (Alabama) are today ending a five-day visit to Cameroon that enabled them have a better understanding of the country's military, culture, society as well as economic development. The delegation that arrived Cameroon on February 28, 2015 first paid a courtesy call to the Ministry of External Relations (MINREX) on March 2, 2015.

2015-03-06 Cameroon Wins Three Medals At Dubai Athletics Meet
[Cameroon Tribune] After the federation of visually impaired, it was the turn of the physically disabled athletes to fetch medals for Cameroon in international competitions. Athletes from the federations of physically disabled people who recently took part in 7th athletics crusade in Dubai-United Arab Emirates, bagged home three medals; one in gold and two in silver.

2015-03-06 Mad Rush for Women's Day 'Kaba' Now On
[Cameroon Tribune] As the countdown to the celebration of the 2015 International Woman's Day narrows, women in cosmopolitan Douala are equally rushing for the fabric in order to identify with their peers in the country on March 8. At the Douala Central Market, the six-yard fabric is sold at FCFA 7,000, with traders making profit of FCFA 200 per fabric.

2015-03-06 Cœur d'Afrique Assists Chantal Biya Foundation
[Cameroon Tribune] Sickle cell anaemic patients in the Chantal Biya Foundation in Yaounde can now heave a sigh of relief. The Roger Milla Foundation has donated equipment for their use, comprising electric medical beds, water filters, mineral water and drugs. They were handed over to the officials of the Chantal Biya Foundation on Wednesday March 4, 2015 in Yaounde.

2015-03-06 Clergy Prays for Defence Forces
[Cameroon Tribune] A pontifical mass was organised on Wednesday March 4, 2015 by the Yaounde Ecclesiastical Province. The fight against the nebulous terrorist sect, Boko Haram, cannot only be won by force at the battlefield.

2015-03-06 Over 1,000 Tonnes of Cassava Processed
[Cameroon Tribune] With the creation of the Pilot Incubation Centre (CIP), Bonaberi, Douala, in 2010, food processing has improved significantly, with cassava and other food crops like nodules and flour. Aligned to this are 20 incubator workers whose skills are being updated to enhance the country's food self-sufficiency and also create job opportunities.

2015-03-05 No Shortage of Recruits for Boko Haram in Cameroon's Far North
[IRIN] Far North -Hundreds, perhaps thousands, of young people in northern Cameroon, who lack access to school and employment, are increasingly fighting alongside Boko Haram, local authorities say.

2015-03-05 Boko Haram Violence Displaces 1.2 Million Nigerians
[IRIN] Nairobi -More than 1.2 million people have been driven from their homes in northern Nigeria, the vast majority as a result of the Boko Haram insurgency, according to the latest figures from the National Emergency Management Authority (NEMA).

2015-03-05 Boko Haram - Catholic Church Preaches Peace, Solidarity
[Cameroon Tribune] "The situation is very bad. When people talk of war, you can never imagine what is happening in the Far North Region of Cameroon." This is a statement made by Professor Jean Paul Messina, yesterday, March 4, 2015 at the National Episcopal Conference of Cameroon (NECC) in Yaounde, as he and Professor Antoine Essomba Fouda of the Catholic University of Central Africa, presented to the public an investigative report on violence and insecurity in the Far North Region, particularly the Boko Haram war and the re

2015-03-05 Cycling Tour of Cameroon - Lions Test Circuit
[Cameroon Tribune] Cycling Lions who have been undergoing training in Mbalmayo in view of the upcoming cycling Tour of Cameroon have embarked on a reconnaissance tour of the race circuit.

2015-03-05 Liquor Price Increases Scare Customers, Affect Turnover
[Cameroon Tribune] It doesn't take the eye of a soothsayer to conclude that business in wine, whisky and champagne is meeting difficulties. Regular buyers of these precious liquors have deserted shops while shop attendants who hitherto had little time off for chats have been sent on forceful break even during hours initially considered as peak periods. The nutshell is that business turnover in wine, whisky and champagne has drastically reduced owing to the fact that prices have increased.

2015-03-05 Kumba Pioneer Vehicle Testing Centre Commissioned
[Cameroon Tribune] The first-ever vehicle testing centre in Meme Division of the South West Region was recently commissioned by Nelson Yongkuma Gamsi, the Second Assistant Senior Divisional Officer, SDO, in the presence of officials of the Presbyterian Church in Cameroon, PCC.

2015-03-05 Commonwealth Day to Be Commemorated On March 12
[Cameroon Tribune] Cameroon will join the other 52 members of the Commonwealth family on March 12, 2015 in celebrations marking Commonwealth Day 2015. According to a press release issued on February 27, 2015 by the Secretary General of the Ministry of External Relations, Felix Mbayu, the event will take place on the theme, "A Young Commonwealth."

2015-03-05 Michel Fotso Counsel Challenge Detention Warrant
[Cameroon Tribune] The trial of Yves Michel Fotso, the former General Manager of the defunct Cameroon Airlines, Camair, on the alleged embezzlement of FCFA 18.9 billion, holding at the Yaounde-based Special Criminal Court, SCC, took another twist on Wednesday March 4, 2015. Two new French lawyers who just joined his defence team pointed out alleged irregularities in his continuous detention.

2015-03-05 Olympic Squad in Camp
[Cameroon Tribune] The national Olympic football squad has begun training for the qualifiers of the 11th edition of the African games to take place in Brazzaville-Congo from September 4th to 18th, 2015. In order to retain the best for the competition, the coach, Pierre Ndjili Ndengue published a list of 44 players who were divided into two groups.

2015-03-05 Access to Loans - Credit Bureau Initiative in Place
[Cameroon Tribune] The bureau of the International Finance Corporation, IFC, an arm of the World Bank, has signed an agreement with the Central Bank of Africa to develop credit rating for private enterprises allowing easier and better access to credit. The Country Manager of IFC for Central Africa covering Cameroon, Chad, Congo, Equatorial Guinea and Gabon, Henri Rabarijohn, was at the Ministry of Finance on March 3, 2015 where he revealed to the press after an hour's discussions with Minister Alamine Ousmane Mey that his in

2015-03-05 Man Killed By Truck in Douala
[Cameroon Tribune] He was returning from work on his personal motorbike when the tragedy occurred.

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