Tag : Cameroon


Cameroon Agricultural Development

Cameroon and FAO  signed two agreements on 4th September: one creating a $20 million, five-year Partnership Programme aimed at promoting agricultural development in the Central African nation, the other establishing an expanded Partnership and Liaison office in the capital. The…

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Cameroon: Necotrans wins port terminal bid

Necotrans logistics group to guarantee operation and maintenance of future multipurpose terminal at the port of Kribi, Cameroon As the result of the tender launched in May 2014 by the authorities of Cameroon, the Necotrans group and the Kribi Port…

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Cameroon: Nigerians expelled following attacks

Following a spate of Boko Haram attacks the Cameroonian authorities have expelled an estimated 3,500 Nigerians from Cameroon over the past three weeks. Many of the expelled were people who had crossed to Cameroon fleeing Boko Haram attacks on their…

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UN Secretary General Condemns Boko Haram Attacks

A statement was released by the UN on 27th February, attributable to the Secretary General, on the Boko Haram attacks.   The Secretary-General reiterates his strong condemnation of the continuing indiscriminate and horrific attacks by Boko Haram against civilian populations…

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Participatory budgeting in Cameroon

This is the first chapter of the African Research Institute’s 2014 Paper The Mayors, the booklovers, and the citizens: participatory budgeting in Yaounde, Cameroon. It examines how citizens, local mayors and a society of booklovers collaborated to establish participatory budgeting…

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The Friendly Games: Glasgow 2014, Day 5

Glasgow 2014: results from day 5 Athletics Blessing Okagbare takes 100m gold, By Ben Bloom: www.telegraph.co.uk The fastest woman in Africa is now the fastest woman in the Commonwealth. Blessing Okagbare backed up a series of scintillating runs at Hampden…

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Joule Africa, the international energy developer behind Cameroon’s proposed 607MW Kpep hydroelectric project, announced on 2nd June that they have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Government of Cameroon to develop 100MW of new solar PV facilities. …

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Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon visited MDG Project in Mbalmayo.  He was shown a water purification process and visited a radio station

Grassroots democracy in Cameroon

A new  paper by the Africa research institute looks at grassroots democracy in action in Cameroon, one of Africa’s oldest dictatorships. The paper describes how citizens, local mayors and a society of booklovers have worked together to establish participatory budgeting…

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