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Friday, 09-19-14, 10:26Cameroon Seeks International Help, Says Overwhelmed by Refugees[VOA]Yaounde -Cameroon's government said it can no longer care for the nearly 300,000 refugees from Nigeria and the Central African Republic (CAR) who have fled violence in their countries and is asking they be moved to camps run by international aid agencies. read more...
Friday, 09-19-14, 9:55Major Infrastructure Projects - Governors Evaluate Level of Progress[Cameroon Tribune]They have been presenting a balance sheet of happenings in their regions at their meeting in Yaounde. read more...
Thursday, 09-18-14, 10:17Government Seeks Greater Budget Efficiency[Cameroon Tribune]Prime Minister Philemon Yang on September 17, 2014, in Yaounde chaired a meeting on results-based management. read more...
Thursday, 09-18-14, 9:59Ivory Poaching Funds Insurgencies[African Arguments]At the beginning of August, the minutes of a meeting of intelligence chiefs from African states were released, revealing the extent to which poaching and the smuggling of ivory and rhino horn were being used to fund insurgent groups in South Sudan, Al Shabaab in Somalia and the Ugandan Lord's Resistance Army (LRA). read more...
Thursday, 09-18-14, 9:59Ivory, Insurgency and Crime - the Sudans Connection[African Arguments]At the beginning of August, the minutes of a meeting of intelligence chiefs from African states were released, revealing the extent to which poaching and the smuggling of ivory and rhino horn were being used to fund insurgent groups in South Sudan, Al Shabaab in Somalia and the Ugandan Lord's Resistance Army (LRA). read more...
Wednesday, 09-17-14, 18:58FCFA 65 Billion Needed to Extend Kribi Gas Fired Plant[Cameroon Tribune]Information from Eneo, the new firm that has officially taken over electricity generation, transmission and distribution from AES Sonel in Cameroon, indicates that 100 million Euros (about FCFA 65.595 billion) is needed to extend by 114 MW the plant from its current 216 MW to over 330 MW. Eneo sources say Globeleq, a leading independent power generation company in sub-Saharan Africa that has taken over the management of Dibamba and Kribi Power Development Companies and the government are in agreement on th read more...
Wednesday, 09-17-14, 11:09UN Appeals for U.S. $34 Million for Nigerian Refugees[UN News]The United Nations refugee agency today issued an urgent joint call for $34 million to aid the more than 75,000 people who have since last year fled the violence in northeast Nigeria by crossing into Chad, Cameroon and Niger. read more...
Tuesday, 09-16-14, 7:38Rights Group - Boko Haram Subjects Children to Greater Violence[VOA]Maroua -The rights group Watchlist released a report earlier this month that accused Boko Haram militants in northern Nigeria of subjecting boys and girls to forced recruitment, detention, attacks at school, abductions, rape and other forms of sexual violence. read more...
Monday, 09-15-14, 14:47Chantal Biya, Unesco's Special Advocate[Cameroon Tribune]Friday, November 14, 2008 was an important day for the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the Republic of Cameroon. The date entered into the annals of history as the erstwhile Director-General of UNESCO, Mr Koichiro Matsuura, designated Mrs Chantal Biya, First Lady of Cameroon, as UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador for Education and Social Inclusion, in a ceremony that took place at the UNESCO Headquarters in Paris, France. read more...
Monday, 09-15-14, 10:17Missing Jet - Military Alerts Cameroon, Chad, Niger, Others[Leadership]The military has alerted the neighbouring countries to the missing NAF aircraft, even as there is anxiety over what could have been responsible for the plane's disappearance. read more...

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