Category Archives: Cameroon

ADB Loans Cameroon 24 Billion To Lay 916 Km of Optic Fibre

The Ministry of Economy, Planning and Regional Development (MINEPAT), has signed a convention with the African Development Bank (ADB) for a 24-billion loan for the provision of 916km of optical fiber. The agreement was signed, October 29, 2015, at the Hilton Hotel in Yaounde between Racine Kane, resident representative of the Africa Development Bank in […]

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Gov’t Plans Better Retirement Life for Ex-servicemen

Government, through the Ministry of Defence (MINDEF), has begun elaborating a guide that will help government to support ex-servicemen and war victims prepare for fruitful retirement, integrate them into various communities and support the nation in its economic drive. The policy was put in motion during a four-day seminar, October 27-30, 2015, organized at the […]

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Lack of Rigid Control Endangers Zebra Wood

For the fifth time this year, the survival of Zebra wood (Microberlinia bisulcata), a threatened tree species endemic to the Mt. Cameroon area in the Southwest Region, has come under discussion by ERuDeF forestry technicians and officials of the Ministry of Forestry and Wildlife. Not protected by rigid law, Zebra wood is the subject of […]

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Pigmies Puzzled By Extreme Weather Variations

Extreme variations in rainfall patterns and unusually hot spells have left the pigmies of the South Region of Cameroon dumfounded. By Anu Nkeze Paul “As you all know, most of us have always depended on the wild as source of food needs but today the situation has drastically changed because of too much variation in […]

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Babessi Battered By 2 Floods In 3 Years

Babessi’s battle with the floods keeps going on. On Monday, September 14, 2015 another wave of floods battered inhabitants of Garri and Quebessi quarters Baba I, Babessi Subdivision in Ngoketunjia Division of the Northwest Region. More than 100 people were rendered homeless as over 35 houses were submerged by floods emanating from heavy rains. By […]

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