Category Archives: Cameroon

Gov’t Burns2000 Elephant Tusks To Discourage Poaching

Government, April 22, 2016 at the Yaounde Conference Centre burnt some 2000 elephant tusks and 1,753 objects made of ivory in a bid to curb poaching and all illegal trade in ivory products in and out of the country.According to statistics, an average of 30,000 elephants is killed yearly in Africa by traffickers who smuggle […]

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CED, Lawyers Offer Environmental Defenders Free Protection

On March 24, 2016, at the headquarters of the Cameroon Bar Council in Olezoa, Yaounde, the Centre for Environment and Development (CED) and the Cameroon Bar Council agreed to protect environmental defenders in the Congo Basin free of charge. Barrister Eteme Eteme signed on behalf of the Cameroon Bar Council, while Appolin Koagne Zouapet signed […]

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SOWEDA Donates 45-Million-FrancWater Scheme To Inokun Village

  By Patience Toge The Southwest Development Authority (SOWEDA) has donated a water scheme worth 45 million francs CFA to Inokun village in Eyumujock Sub-division in Manyu Division, Southwest Region. Speaking during the handing-over ceremony, the General Manager of SOWEDA, Dr. Andrew Eneme, said the water scheme was realized thanks to funding which SOWEDA received […]

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Enhancing Forest Resources Management In Cameroon

The Forest, Environment Sectoral Programme (PSFE) under French debt relief programme (C2D) project has donated equipment worth over 50 million francs CFA to two Regional Delegations of the Ministry of Forestry and Wildlife (MINFOF), and the Forestry Training Centre under the University of Dschang. The PSFE project objective is to enhance new integrated and sustainable […]

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Water Famine Still Haunts Cameroon’s Towns

After a period during which government signed several water agreements with international contractors, most of Cameroon’s towns still lack adequate supplies of potable water. Government has poured billions of francs CFA into big water infrastructure projects, including immense piping across some regions, seen by many critics as mere window dressing. By Anu Nkeze Paul Some […]

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