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Ban on light-weight plastic bags enforced from April 24th
The fabrication, importation, sales and distribution of plastic bags with a thickness of less than 60 microns will be banned in Cameroon from April 24, 2014.
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Cameroon: UN Steps Up Measures to Address Alarming Health Situation of Central African Refugees
The United Nations refugee agency and its partners said today that they are stepping up efforts to help the growing numbers of Central African refugees arriving ill in Cameroon due to hunger and exhaustion during their arduous flight from the war-torn country.
Fri Mar 14, 2014
Boko Haram activities threaten neighbouring countries -Jonathan
A statement by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Dr. Reuben Abati, quoted Jonathan as saying this while granting audience to a special envoy of President Paul Biya of Cameroon, Mr. Emmanuel Rene, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
Cameroon: UNHCR stepping aid to CAR refugees arriving in poor conditions
In eastern Cameroon an increasing number of people fleeing violence in the Central African Republic are arriving ill, due to hunger and exhaustion during their flight.
UNHCR addresses alarming health situation of refugees in Cameroon
NGAOUI, Cameroon, March 14 - The UN refugee agency and its partners have stepped up efforts to help the growing numbers of Central African refugees arriving ill in Cameroon due to hunger and exhaustion during their arduous flight.
Thu Mar 13, 2014
International Monetary Fund
Press Release: IMF Conference Highlights Central Africa's Investment Needs in Infrastructure
The Government of Cameroon and the International Monetary Fund jointly organized a high-level conference entitled " Financing the Future: Infrastructure Development in Central Africa " in Yaounde, Cameroon on March 10, 2014 The conference brought together ministers, governors and more than 250 senior officials, academics, and representatives of ... (more)
Wed Mar 12, 2014
Africa: Nigeria, Africa's Growing Economic Powerhouse
Reports say Nigeria's economy is expected to grow strongly in 2014, with expansion continuing to be driven by high oil prices and robust domestic demand.
Central Africa: ECCAS Financing Proposals Presented
After holding the first-ever regional conference on financing infrastructure in the Economic Community of Central African States, ECCAS, in Yaounde on March 10, 2014, a number of alternative ways of obtaining finances were presented to the national and international press at the end of the conclave.
Crisis in the CAR: Cameroon reinforce existing peace keeping mission
Motorized Intervention Brigade in Ebolowa have left the South Regional capital of Ebolowa for Yaounde to begin formalities leading to their peacekeeping mission in the Republic of Central Africa.
The legislative: the upper and lower houses begin March deliberations
The keynote addressed was delivered by the Eldest Senator who is provisional President Nfon Vitor Mukete Essimi.
CAR refugees overwhelm Cameroon
YAOUNDE/GAROUA-BOULAI, 12 March 2014 - Up to 130,000 refugees have fled from the Central African Republic to Cameroon, many of them wounded from attacks, dehydrated or traumatized, say local officials and aid workers, who are struggling to cope with the speed of the influx.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Cameroon: Ecobank board removes chief
The board of Ecobank decided yesterday to remove chief executive Thierry Tanoh following months of turmoil at one of the biggest financial institutions in sub-Saharan Africa.
Four Cameroonian cyclists disqualified
Four Cameroonian cyclists have been disqualified from the ongoing international cycling tour of Cameroon for violating the regulations of the International Cycling Union.
Non-conversion of sputum culture among patients with smear positive...
We investigated the determinants of sputum culture non-conversion following intensive phase of treatment, and assessed the effects on the outcome among patients treated for a first episode of smear positive tuberculosis .
Ecobank board removes CEO Tanoh - senior bank sources
The board of Ecobank decided on Tuesday to remove chief executive Thierry Tanoh following months of turmoil at one of the biggest financial institutions in sub-Saharan Africa.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Infrastructure Development: Think-tank from ECCAS converge in Yaounde
A regional conference on financing infrastructure within the Economic Community of Central African States started this Monday 10th March 2014 at the Hilton Hotel in Yaounde Cameroon.
Ghanaian trio shine in TP Mazembe progress in CAF Champions League
Ghanaian trio Yaw Frimpong, Solomon Asante and Gladson Awako were pivotal in TP Mazembe's progress in the CAF Champions League qualifiers.
Cycling: Patrick Kos wins First lap
Patrick Kos from Netherlands won the race. Vries de Roel a Dutch was second and French man Jeremy Letue came third.
Kumba: Higher Technical Teacher's Training College created
The President of the Republic has signed a decree creating a Higher Technical Teacher's Training College within the University of Buea.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Ecobank says to hold board meeting on Tuesday
Pan-African lender Ecobank will hold a board meeting on Tuesday in the Cameroonian capital Yaounde two weeks after an injunction blocked a similar meeting that would have discussed the position of chief executive Thierry Tanoh.