Cameroon Gets 5th Biodiversity Management Report
[Cameroon Tribune]The government of Cameroon has endorsed the fifth report on the state of its biodiversity which will be submitted to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) by March 31 in accordance with the prescriptions of the 1992 convention to which Cameroon is signatory. The report was examined and endorsed in a workshop on Thursday March 6 chaired by the Secretary General in the Ministry of Environment, Nature Protection and Sustainable Development (MINEPDED), Akwa Patrick Kum Bong. The objective of the convent
Women Play a Central Role in Peace
[U.S. Embassy Yaounde]International Women's Day is more than a moment marked on a calendar. It is a day not just to renew our determination to make the world a more peaceful and prosperous place - but to recognize that a world where opportunities for women grow, is a world where the possibilities for peace, prosperity, and stability grow even more.
Cameroon Business Climate On Scanner
[Cameroon Tribune]The 5th annual session of the Cameroon Business Forum kicks off in Douala this Thursday March 6, 2014.
Joint Efforts to Supply Raw Materials for Sangmelima Cassava Plant
[Cameroon Tribune]The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Essimi Menye, has begun consultations with stakeholders of the Sangmelima Cassava Processing Plant on ways through which cassava (raw material for starch) could be sustainably produced for the plant that needs 120 tons daily to function optimally. The plant that is reportedly about 85 per cent complete has a serious problem of raw materials to produce starch for industrial consumption.
Freed Businessman Calls for French Investment in Cameroon Despite Jail Ordeal
[RFI]A French businessmen described his 17 years in solitary confinement in a seven-square-metre cell in an interview with RFI on Wednesday. Despite his ordeal Cameroon-born French citizen Michel Thierry Atangana urged French companies to continue to invest in the country.
Cameroon Embraces Agribusiness
[Cameroon Tribune]MINADER, the World Bank and some local companies on Tuesday March 4, 2014 signed to take off a five-year project.
International Criminal Court for Rwanda - Registrar Appreciates Cameroon's Support
[Cameroon Tribune]Bongani Majola on Tuesday March 4, 2014 in Yaounde had discussions with Prime Minister Philemon Yang.
Stakeholders Urged to Promote Road Safety
[Cameroon Tribune]The Ministry of Transport organised a one-day workshop recently in Bamenda.
Govt Says No Terrorists Training On Its Territory
[VOA]Yaounde -The government of Cameroon has vehemently denied allegations that it has allowed its territory to be used as a training ground by terrorist groups and rebels destabilizing Nigeria and the Central African Republic. The denial comes after Nigeria closed parts of its border with Cameroon, saying that Islamic extremists were using the country as a base to launch attacks.
Fecafoot Re-Brands Image
[Cameroon Tribune]A press conference to launch the new communication platform took place on March 3, 2014.
Belgium-CÃ´te d'Ivoire, Cameroon-Portugal, Friendly Clashes of the Day
[Africa Top Sports]It is already the World Cup! First preparation matches for selections qualified for the high mass of world football. And it particularly include 5 African representatives. Some are preparing to deliver real test-games Wednesday. Starting with a highly anticipated Ivory Coast - Belgium in Brussels.
Lwisa to Oversee TP Mazembe, Douala Tie
[Daily News]THE Confederation of African Football (CAF) has appointed Tanzanian Alfred Lwiza as commissioner for the forthcoming Champions League match between Congolese giants TP Mazembe and FC Douala of Cameroon.
Council Staff Trained On Resource Management
[Cameroon Tribune]Within the framework of a partnership agreement signed in 2011 between the Local Government Training Centre (CEFAM) and the National Community-Driven Development Programme (PNDP), the staff of CEFAM Buea through lectures transformed the participants into genuine Council development officers in resource management and revenue collection.
Electoral Process - Stakeholders Work On Improvements
[Cameroon Tribune]Elections Cameroon, ELECAM and the other stakeholders in Cameroon's electoral process on Monday, March 3, 2014 at the Yaounde Conference Centre, laid the groundwork for consolidated collaboration in order to improve the country's electoral process. They met within the framework of the fifth National Consultation Forum between Elections Cameroon and other stakeholders in the electoral process and discussed on the theme, "Evaluation of the 30 September, 2013 twin elections and perspectives for the year 2014.
U.S. Official Promises More Security Assistance
[Cameroon Tribune]The government of the United States of America is committed to continue giving Cameroon security assistance in the domain of training and technical support to enable the country effectively carry out its role in ensuring peace and security in the Central African Sub-region.
Samuel Eto'o Absent From Training Monday
[Africa Top Sports]Cameroon begin their campaign for Brazil on Wednesday in the Portuguese city of Lieiria. At 100 days of the competition, one of the five countries representing Africa is facing Portugal in a friendly match as part of the FIFA day.
Ellen Congratulates Cameroon On 50th Anniversary of Re-Unification
[Heritage]President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf has sent a Message of Congratulations to the Government and People of the Republic of Cameroon on the occasion marking the observance of the 50th Anniversary of the Re-unification of that country.
Two Dignitaries Received At State House
[Cameroon Tribune]President Biya on Friday, Feb 28 and Saturday March 01, received in audience Turkish Ambassador and US Deputy Assistant Secretary Bureau of African Affairs respectively.
Vaccination, an Absolute Necessity
[Cameroon Tribune]Many years ago, polio was declared conquered and the reoccurrence of any cases could only have surprised the authorities and opened many eyes to the necessity of keeping very close watch; because, as a popular saying goes, the enemy is never so far away. Not that the national vaccination campaign against the polio virus has been ineffective! It is just that the virus lurks around especially in trans-border areas which means real effective campaigns can only well conducted when groups of countries come toge
Siarc 2014 - 2,000 Craftsmen, 100,000 Visitors
[Cameroon Tribune]Some close to 2,000 craftsmen from within and without Cameroon who took part in the fourth edition of the biennial International Handicrafts Fair of Cameroon (SIARC) are en route to their regions, villages or country of origin with varied stories of how the two-week show fared. As the exhibitors count their blessings from what Yaounde offered, organizers are also drawing the balance sheet hopefully to right the wrongs during the fifth edition in 2016.