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    • Wednesday 22 March
    • CAR’s Touadéra Agrees to Revise Law on Bitcoin

      Business in Cameroon - 09h56

      The President of the Central African Republic, Faustin Archange Touadéra, has pledged to respect the rules governing the financial environment of the Economic and Monetary Community of Central Africa (Cemac) concerning cryptocurrencies. During the one-day Cemac Heads of State summit held last March 17 in Yaoundé, the leader reassured his peers he has no intention of leaving the community.

    • Friday 10 March
    • The upcoming Cemac Head of States summit will address major challenges within the community

      Business in Cameroon - 12h16

      The next summit of Cemac Head of States will take place next March 17 in Yaoundé, we learned from a letter signed by Daniel Ona Ondo, the President of the CEMAC Commission. Cameroon’s President and current President of CEMAC Paul Biya also sent invitation letters to his counterparts through his collaborators.

      The Minister of Finance, Louis Paul Motaze, was sent to meet with President Denis Sassou Nguesso of Congo, and President Faustin Archange Touadera of the Central African Republic.

    • Friday 03 March
    • Cameroon-Education : Nkolpoblo High School Gets New Building And Borehole

      Cameroon Tribune - 08h05

      The Honourable Gabriel Koah Songo has just left an indelible mark in Lekié division. This is through a donation that was presented on February 28. It is a modern administrative building and a borehole for the Nkolpoblo Government High School. The building, whose cost is estimated at 70 million F, is composed of an office for the headmaster, those of the supervisors, the bursar, and three modern showers among others.

    • Cameroon-Education : Nkolpoblo High School Gets New Building And Borehole

      Cameroon Tribune - 08h01

      The Honourable Gabriel Koah Songo has just left an indelible mark on the department of Lekié. This is through a donation that was presented on February 28. It is a modern administrative building and a borehole for the high school of Nkolpoblo. The building, whose cost is estimated at 70 million F, is composed of an office for the headmaster, those of the supervisors, the bursar, and three modern showers among others.

    • Thursday 02 March
    • Cameroon-Urban Disorder : Centre Region Governor On Inspectory Mission

      Cameroon Tribune - 15h34

      Naseri Paul Bea, Governor of the Centre region has started a tour of his region. He started with the Mefou and Afamba division.
      The objective of this visit was to evaluate the progress of the clearance measures around the Nkolafamba crossroads (Yaounde – Bertoua axis). He took the opportunity to have a working session with the administrative authorities of the division.

    • The Best FIFA : Rigobert Song’s Choices

      Allez les Lions - 09h38

      On 27 February, FIFA organised an evening of awards for the football actors on the pitch. To be named champion in a category, you need to win the most votes. Among the voters was Rigobert Song, the Cameroonian bench boss. The AllezLions page reports that his choices were as follows:

      Best Player: Mané Benzema Messi Best Goalkeeper: Courtois Martinez Alisson Best Coach: Scaloni Regragui Deschamps

    • Thursday 23 February
    • Cameroon: Mining company Sonamines eyes the mineral water sector

      Business in Cameroon - 11h28

      Cameroon’s national mining company (Sonamines) is developing a plan to grab some market share in the mineral water sector. Although more details have not yet been provided on the project, we learned from a source that the company led by Serge Hervé Boyogueno wants to install a water production plant in Ekolkang, in the Littoral region.

    • Friday 17 February
    • The new industrial zone project in Kribi is expected to generate 50,000 direct jobs

      Business in Cameroon - 11h55

      Patrice Melom, MD of the Port Authority of Kribi (PAK), announced the signing yesterday of an MoU with four companies for the development of an integrated industrial zone within the port area. The project, valued at $900 million (CFA550.3 billion) will be installed on 1,500 ha. According to PAK, the project is expected to create 50,000 direct jobs. Parties involved include Bolloré Africa Logistics of France, which is now owned by the Italian-Swiss company MSC since December 2022

    • Thursday 16 February
    • Unionists , Call for a One-Month Strike to get Higher Minimum Wage Raise

      Business in Cameroon - 10h37

      The Minister of Labor and Social Security , Gregoire Owona, announced on February 8 that “the parties have approved the amount proposed by the government for public servants covered by the Labor Code.” The Cameroon Workers Forum objects to this statement, which it says does not reflect the position of unionists. “The union representatives have never approved the decision (…) as the Mintss press release says

    • Wednesday 08 February
    • Cameroon : Customs Collects Over CFAF 2,457 Billion In Two Years

      Stopblablacam - 11h30

      The top management of Customs informs that for the period between 2020 and 2022, it has collected about CFAF 2,457 billion, “for a target of CFAF 2,318 billion, a rate of achievement of 106%. These figures are revealed by the Director General (DG) of the institution. “Over the same period, budgetary customs revenue improved from CFAF 707 billion in 2020 to CFAF 897 billion in 2022, an overall increase of nearly CFAF 190 billion in absolute value and 26.8% in relative value,” said GM Edwin Fongod Nuvaga on February 3.
      For the year 2023, the institution has set itself the target of collecting nearly CFAF 1,027 billion.

    • Corruption : Cameroon, First Country In Central Africa

      Stopblablacam - 11h19

      According to a report of Transperency International on corruption in the States for the year 2022, Cameroon during the year has obtained a score of 26 out of 100, to occupy a position of 142nd out of 180 countries. The other countries of the Cemac zone are better than the country of Paul Biya. Gabon (136th), Central African Republic (150th), Congo (164th), Chad (167th) and Equatorial Guinea (171st).
      On a continental scale, Botswana and Cape Verde, with the same score of 60 out of 100 for 35th place, are at the top.

    • England : Cameroonian Born Bryan Mbeumo Dazzles Premier League - 08h27

      Bryan Mbeumo has been named in Alan Shearer’s top 11 for the 22nd playing day of the Premier League. The Cameroonian scored a goal and provided an assist in Brentford’s 3-0 win over Southampton.

    • Tuesday 24 January
    • Cameroon : Music Artist Vanister Denounces Witchcraft Amidst Youth

      LauraDave Média - 15h40

      The musician artist who aroused a lot of emotion at the 2022 World Cup with his melodious voice and the chords of his guitar, has just released a new single. His tube entitled Marabout aims to educate young people on the workings and consequences of ease. He thus encourages his peers to succeed through hard work alone.

    • Joakim Noah Invests In Cameroon’s Development - 15h30

      The French basketball player, Joakim Noah has not forgetting the land of his ancestors. The tennis man’s son, Yannick Noah, inaugurated yesterday a basketball court in the Etoudi neighborhood in Yaounde. Took part in this event, ,the president of the Basketball Africa League (BAL), Amadou Fall.

    • Cameroon :  Women’s Day Material Comes Out With Innovations

      JDC - 15h15

      On March 8, we will celebrate International Women’s Day. Prior to this, Cicam, the company producing the loincloth for this purpose in Cameroon, presented the loincloth dedicated to the 2023 edition last Sunday. This year, the loincloth was designed in a single color (yellow) and its amount increases from 6,500F to 10,000F.

    • Lyon: Cameroonian Toko Ekambi On Exits - 15h00

      Several media reveal that the Cameroonian striker of Olympique Lyonnais, Karl Toko Ekambi will join another French club, Rennes (currently 5th in the standings) in the coming days. This is a 06-month purchase option loan. Enough to bring a smile back to Toko Ekambi who is currently losing confidence with OL.

    • Thursday 19 January
    • Cameroonian André Onana Wins First Trophy With Inter Milan

      CFoot - 11h55

      Cameroonian goalkeeper André Onana won the Italian Super Cup yesterday. His club, Inter Milan was opposed to AC Milan. Thanks to his clean sheet, André Onana helped his team win the match, 3-0.

    • Tuesday 17 January
    • Cameroonian Customs Eyes over FCFA 20 Billion in Cocoa Export Taxes in 2023

      Business in Cameroon - 10h43

      The Cameroonian Customs Administration is expecting the newly-introduced cocoa beans export tax to generate between CFA20 billion and CFA25 billion this year. The finance law states that the export of raw cocoa beans is subject to an autonomous exit duty at a rate of 10% of the FOB value. This rate is 2% for cocoa beans exported to industrial free points or similar systems.

    • Monday 16 January
    • CERAC Counts Achievements

      CT - 11h05

      The balance sheet of last year and prospects for the ongoing 2023 were presented in Yaounde last Friday January 13th during the 29th General Assembly of the humanitarian association. The Founding President, Chantal Biya attended the get together where it also emerged that some 40 projects are earmarked for this year to put smiles on the faces of the needy across the country.

    • Friday 13 January
    • Cameroon: Govt plans major road investments in 2023

      Business in Cameroon - 14h46

      The Cameroonian government plans to spend CFA2 billion on 57 technical studies for roads, freeways, expressways, and engineering works throughout FY2023. The information was reported in a recent statement by the Ministry of Public Works. 11 studies concern the control of works and the remaining 46 are construction and rehabilitation studies.

    • Chad Disqualified From The Uniffac Tournament Played In Cameroon

      CRTV National Station - 14h14

      CAF has pronounced the exclusion of Chad from the Uniffac tournament which is currently being played in Cameroon. The country has enlisted in its team Ousmane Diallo who according to the CAF magnetic resonance test is aged above 17 years.

    • MTN Elite One: December Best Player Known - 14h12

      The National Union of Cameroon Footballers (Synafoc) has just unveiled the best player of the month for December. The prize is won by Ulrich Zanga, midfielder of Aigle Royal de la Menoua. He will receive the David Mayebi trophy next Sunday at Synafoc headquarters in Douala.

    • Thursday 12 January
    • Cameroonian Born Fabrice Ondoa Nurses Hope in Europe - 14h22

      Fabrice Ondoa, 27 years old, comes from far away. The dark period when he was looking for a club is now an old memory.

      Since he arrived at FK Auda, he has managed to impose himself in the club to the point of becoming, for example, captain of the team.  Last season he played 30 games conceding 27 goals.And to reward him, the club has just extended his contract for another year.

    • Wednesday 11 January
    • Cameroon: Customs revenues up 5.3% YoY in 2022

      Business in Cameroon - 11h32

      The Cameroonian customs directorate announced it has collected a total of CFA897.4 billion in revenues in 2022. Fongod Edwin Nuvaga, the head of the administration, said this performance, which is up 5.3% compared to that of 2021, even exceeded the initial expectations for the year (CFA897.4 billion). This makes an achievement rate of 103.9%.

    • Monday 09 January
    • Dust paints Yaounde Brown, Citizens cry Pollution

      CT - 09h25

      The population is having it difficult with the phenomenon which is at the origin of many respiratory illnesses. Medics advise inhabitants to drink warm water and keep their surroundings clean. Other citizens accuse government officials for having neglected road constructions, reason they all are suffering the effects of pollution.

    • Chantal Biya Receives New Year Wishes

      CT - 09h21

      Cameroon’s first lady, Chantal Biya on January 7th, 2023 received best wishes for the year from spouses of diplomats accredited to Yaounde and other officilas. She was praised for her humanitarian actions in the course of the last year despite the challenging context.

    • Wednesday 04 January
    • Benedict XVI : Pope Of Records

      Cameroon Tribune - 16h07

      The 265th Pope of the Roman Catholic and Apostolic Church was an outstanding intellectual. He had 9 doctorates. He wrote over 160 books. He spoke, wrote, and read 10 languages ​​fluently including French, English, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, and his native German. Benedict XVI, considered the greatest theologian of the 20th century and known as the Pope of faith, was named bishop and raised to the rank of archbishop on the same day.
      Three months later, he was created cardinal. Until this day, he was the only cardinal to have participated in three conclaves including August 1978, October 1978, and April 2005. Until December 31, 2022, he was the last living cardinal appointed by Paul VI, on June 27, 1977. He is also the only cardinal to have spent 24 years at the head of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith. Benedict XVI died on December 31, 2022. He is then 95 years and 259 days old. This makes him the longest-lived pope, although he resigned at the age of 85 years and 300 days.

    • Officials Revise Electoral Registers

      CT - 08h16

      Potential voters, as per the law, have since yesterday been visiting various ELECAM antennas to enroll on the electoral registers. Meanwhile, the Director General of Elections at ELECAM will this Wednesday officially launch the exercise in Bertoua with target to woo people with disabilities as well as pygmies.

    • Thursday 29 December
    • Three Cameroonian Referees Selected For Chan 2022 - 15h54

      Blaise Yuven (central referee), Rodrigue Menye Mpele (assistant referee), and Carine Atezambong (assistant referee) are the three Cameroonians who will officiate for the African Nations Championship (Chan) which will be played in Algeria in January 2022.

    • Transfer market: Felix Oukine Signs With Belgium Club

      Allez les Lions - 15h54

      The former player of Coton Sport de Garoua, Felix Oukine has just joined the Belgian club called Raaf La Louvière, currently third in National 1 Belge. “At La Louvière, it is a great challenge for me and an opportunity to discover Europe and impose myself in a new competition. I will give my best to fulfill the ambitions of the club,” said Felix Oukine.

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