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October, 2017

  • 31 October

    Cameroon:Employment Trade Fair Underway in Douala

    The Regional Delegation for Employment and Vocational Training for the Littoral is currently organizing an employment trade fair christened "Carrefour des mtiers et bourse de l'emploi" in view of fighting unemployment by bringing both employers and jobseekers together to chart on employment opportunities and new professions available in the job market. Speaking during the opening ceremony of the forum on October 24 at the conference hall of the Centre de Formation

  • 31 October

    President Biya Joins Summit to Rebuild CEMAC

    [Cameroon Tribune] The Head of State and wife, Chantal Biya arrived in N'Djamena yesterday to participate at the Extraordinary sub-regional gathering today.

  • 31 October

    Al Ahly players celebrate, REUTERS

    Al Ahly players hope to continue their amazing run in the competition and win the title. Al Ahly started their participation in the competition against the South African club Bidvest Wits.

  • 31 October

    Safe Journey Mr. President

    [Cameroon Tribune] A farewell ceremony greeted the departure of President Paul Biya and wife Chantal to the CEMAC Heads of State Extraordinary Summit in N'Djamena yesterday.

  • 31 October

    Israeli NGO installs sustainable tech for thousands of African refugees

    "As of this week, this collaboration is improving the daily lives and futures of... tens of thousands of refugees of conflict in Africa." A member of Israel's Innovation: Africa team installs clean water for a refugee village in Central Africa earlier this year.

  • 31 October

    Central Africa:President Biya Joins Summit to Rebuild CEMAC

    The Head of State and wife, Chantal Biya arrived in N'Djamena yesterday to participate at the Extraordinary sub-regional gathering today. An extraordinary Summit of Heads of State of the Central African Economic and Monetary Community, CEMAC, will hold today 31 October, 2017 at the behest of Chadian President, Idriss Deby Itno, who is the current President of the institution.

  • 31 October

    Taking Measures to Boost Integration

    [Cameroon Tribune] Member countries of the CEMAC zone will today examine issues in line with keeping aside their differences to reinforce sub-regional values.

  • 31 October

    Warm Welcome for Presidential Couple

    [Cameroon Tribune] Cameroonians enthusiastically welcomed the First Couple in the Chadian capital, N'Djamena on their arrival for the CEMAC Extraordinary Summit that holds today.

  • 30 October

    Cameroon Court Sentences Opposition Leader to 25 Years in Prison – U.S. News & World Report

    Kansas City StarCameroon Court Sentences Opposition Leader to 25 Years in PrisonU.S. News & World ReportDOUALA, Cameroon (Reuters) - A military court in Cameroon sentenced an opposition leader on Monday to 25 years in prison, his lawyer and Amnesty International said and denounced the trial as politically motivated. The court convicted Aboubakar Siddiki, ...Cameroon sentences opposition leader to 25 years in prisonWashington Postall 3 news articles »

  • 25 October

    Escalating Cessation Demands Treble Cameroon Turmoil

    [CAJ News] Yaounde -CAMEROON, already facing calamity posed by the upheaval in neighbouring countries spilling into its borders, is on the throes of self-imposed catastrophe as a decades-old reunification process returns to haunt the Central African country. With the country suffering the impact of the Boko Haram spilling into its borders from Nigeria in the north, as well as militia from the Central African Republic in the east wreaking havoc, Cameroon is grappling with a resurgence of the so-called Anglophone problem as the

  • 25 October

    Surviving ‘the bandit corridor’ in the CAR

    Trucks carrying internally-displaced Muslims arrive after having travelled in a convoy escorted by the African Union operation in CAR on a four-day journey from the capital Bangui. "Finally in Bangui, and without incident," said Evelin Bokassa, a truck driver from the Central African Republic who has just arrived

  • 25 October

    Administrative Facelift for Bakassi

    [Cameroon Tribune] A newly-created development program will pilot projects in the area following the Prime Ministerial decree of August 21, 2017.

  • 25 October

    Cameroon:Digital Economy – Douala to Host Exhibition for Start-Ups

    Young entrepreneurs from several countries will share experiences and explore opportunities in the city from Octobrrer 27- November 4, 2017. The Universits d'Afrique et de la Diaspora is organizing a trade fair in the port city of Douala which will bring together some 100 young entrepreneurs specialized in digital products and services.

  • 25 October

    .com | Secessionist struggle in anglophone Cameroon led from exile

    A secessionist revolt is gaining ground in the English-speaking west of Cameroon, but for lack of charismatic local leaders, the impetus is coming from the diaspora, analysts say. On October 1, secessionist militants proclaimed the independence of Ambazonia, the name they give to the two Anglophone regions, provoking a crackdown by President Paul Biya's security forces that left dozens dead and many injured.

  • 25 October

    Crisis Situation in NW and NW Regions – Government Debunks International Crisis Group Claims

    [Cameroon Tribune] "Here is an introductory statement of Communication Minister, Issa Tchiroma Bakary during October 24, 2017 press conference in Yaounde.

  • 25 October

    Bakassi Peninsula – Government Steps up Development

    [Cameroon Tribune] An all embracing development programme has been going on in the zone to make life better for the population.

  • 24 October

    African rulers use off switch to silence dissent

    African rulers fearful of popular protest and the use of social media to spread information are using various methods to shut down the internet to overcome their tech-savvy opponents, in a growing threat to democracy and economic activity in some of the world's poorest countries. David Pollard reports.

  • 24 October

    Dialogue on Cameroon Anglophone Crisis Makes Little Headway

    Opposition lawmaker Joseph Mbah Ndam is seen on the rostrum complaining about anglophone marginalization, in Yaounde, Cameroon, April 4, 2017. A week of talks in Cameroon's two English-speaking zones wrapped up Friday.

  • 24 October

    The Task of Keeping Cities Clean

    [Cameroon Tribune] Even as the dirt cleaner is yet to get to all the cities in the country, its effectiveness where it is already operating still leaves much to be desired.

  • 24 October

    Worsening Anglophone Crisis Calls for Strong Measures

    [ICG] Against a backdrop of bomb blasts, sporadic violence and repressive state measures, Cameroon's Anglophone crisis has entered a new and intensified phase. In order to prevent the outbreak of an armed uprising, Cameroon's president must go beyond superficial measures by urgently implementing key reforms and pursuing inclusive, high-level dialogue mediated by the UN or African Union.