Category Archives: Cameroon

Eco-tourism: Cameroon’s Untapped Treasures In The Wild

Cameroon’s eco-tourism has picked up in recent years and local people are engaging more and more in the industry, yet the niche remains largely untapped. Along with the popular Mt. Cameroon Race of Hope that is an annual event in the South West Region come tourists now able to enjoy the most diversified nation in […]

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Mundemba Sinks In Acute Water Shortage

Huge amounts of rainfall essentially mean a great deal of water supply. But not in Mundemba, the capital of Ndian Division in the South West Region. By Regina Fonjia Leke Mundemba receives more than enough share of rainfall, but ironically suffers serious inadequate supply of potable water, which leads to the second sadness; water-borne diseases. […]

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Top Gov’t Officials Protest Road Fines

Some high-ranking government officials have been rankled by the 60-km speed limit on highways. Now they are protesting the fines that come along with disrespecting the speed limit.  By Anu Nkeze Paul Recently, former MP, Hon. Jean Jacques Ekindi, embarrassed gendarme officers at Sombo on the Yaounde-Douala highway when their radar caught him over-speeding. While […]

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10.000 More Threatened Trees Planted In Mt. Cameroon Area

Ten thousand Zebra wood (Microbelinia bisulcata), Prunus Africana, mahogany and other threatened trees species have been planted in the Mt. Cameroon area. The trees were planted just a few weeks after a similar exercise implanted 10.000 other trees in the Bakingili Community Forest in the West Coast, Fako Division, South West Region. By Regina Leke […]

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Illegal Cross-border Timber Trade Costs Cameroon Fortunes

The timber is stolen from Cameroon by illegal loggers, sawn and floated in massive rafts down the Cross River into Nigeria.  By Azore Opio Much of the timber that passes through Ebonyi or Akwa Ibom States in Nigeria originates in the South West Region of Cameroon, a survey by the Nigerian Anti-deforestation Task Force (ATF) […]

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