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The french company heeded to its government's recommendation and withdrew all of its products produced between 16th to 26th January 2018. Investigations carried out indicate that some of the banned products are in the market in Cameroon. It is after the unfortunate finding that the Minister of Livestock, ...
The government is ready to dialogue with those who seek the oneness of Cameroon,” the Minister said in a visit to Buea, capital of the Southwest region on Tuesday. Atanga is one of two Anglophones who were handed positions in the government following a cabinet reshuffle carried out by long-serving ...

A former Prime Minister, Inoni Ephraim was sentenced in October 2013 to 20 years in prison for “embezzlement of public funds” of more than 1.68 billion FCFA (2.56 million euros). In Cameroon, “Epervier” is controversial, with many perceiving it as a “political purge” operation. Former government leaders ...
Cameroon's former water and energy minister was arrested in Nigeria and flown home a police source and local media said, amid a crackdown on high-level corruption. Basile Atangana Kouna ... Cameroon's government spokesman was not immediately reachable for comment. Neither were officials in ...
Cameroon's government spokesman was not immediately reachable for comment. Neither were officials in neighbouring Nigeria. It was not clear what charges Atangana Kouna was facing, but there was speculation on Thursday that he was arrested as part of an anti-corruption drive known as Operation ...
Yaounde - A government official was killed and a district administrator wounded on Thursday in an ambush blamed on anglophone separatists in western Cameroon, a human rights activist said. The attack hit a convoy carrying a government official responsible for land ownership issues in part of the ...

The Cameroonian government commiserated with the Tunisian government during the difficult time. “The Minister of Defense, myself and the Secretary of State, accompanied the Tunisian officials who came to find out what happened to their compatriots. “… I therefore take this opportunity to say on behalf of ...
Cameroon's Protestant, Baptist and Catholic churches are calling on the government to shut down some of the country's Pentecostal churches after reports of unethical and criminal behavior by several pastors. It is alleged that one Pentecostal pastor impregnated seven women in his congregation. Another ...
YAOUNDE (Reuters) - A Tunisian engineer has been killed by his kidnappers in southwest Cameroon, but three of his colleagues have been rescued, the government said. The body of Khaled Tinsa was recovered on Monday during a rescue operation that freed another Tunisian engineer and two ...
Two politicians from Anglophone Cameroon have been handed top cabinet positions in a government reshuffle on Friday evening. ADVERTISING ... As per the cabinet reorganization orders, President Paul Biya also created a new ministry for Decentralization and Local Government. It is to be headed by ...
The government of Cameroon has dispatched a new contingent of a specialized squad of the Gendarmerie created to fight against the guerilla fighters of the ... They have a just cause to fight for whereas the so called scouts of LA Republique Du Cameroun haven't got any justification for fighting. In order to ...
(Business in Cameroon) - On February 23, 2018, Ernest Gbwaboubou, the minister of industry met with economic operators, in Douala, to present to them the national industrialization plan (PDI), adopted by government in 2017. The PDI focuses on three key sectors nameliy, agro-industry, energy and ...
He's got a very big government, about 65 ministers and secretaries of state. I don't know exactly how he picks them, but some of them get to go with him. Those names are announced in the Cameroon Tribune when they write an article about him. People of lower rank don't get mentioned in the articles, ...
Nigeria releases Cameroon separatists who were previously reported 'extradited'. Nigeria releases Cameroon separatists who were ... The two that were released are among the 12 leaders of the group the Nigerian government arrested last month.They are John Ojong Okongho and Nsoh Nabowah Bih.
Separatists under the banner the so-called Ambazonia Republic have abducted two government officials in February 2018. First a divisional commander and more recently an administrative official in the North West region also affected by what is referred to as the Anglophone crisis. The kidnapping is a ...
The government's regional representative for social affairs in Cameroon's North West region was kidnapped on 24 February, near the town of Batibo, which lies 40 kilometres (25 miles) west of the regional capital city of Bamenda. The government confirmed the kidnapping two days later, but failed to ...
Separatists under the banner of the so-called Ambazonia Defense Forces (ADF) have claimed responsibility for a missing government official in the restive northwest region. ... State-run Cameroon Radio Television (CRTV) confirmed the incident which is said to have taken place over the weekend.

Under the banner of the so-called Ambazonia republic, separatists are pushing a breakaway of the Anglophone regions (northwest and southwest) from French-majority Cameroon. The government has insisted that the region remains secured and has declared the separatists terrorists. Last month, Nigeria ...
Julienne Namata, wife of the most senior government official in the Batibo subdivision of Cameroon's English speaking northwest, prays for the safe return of her husband, Joseph Namata. She says he was taken from their residence on Sunday as he was getting set to go to the town's ceremonial ground ...
Ireland's Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said his government would decide early next week whether to expel diplomats following a security assessment. “We are not going to randomly expel people who are genuine diplomats,” Varadkar told reporters. Danish Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen said his ...
Nigeria's Minister of State for Aviation Hadi Sirika has said that the Lufthansa Group appointed by the Federal Government as transaction advisers in establishing a national carrier for the country turned down the offer.Sirika told the 4th Aviation Stakeholders Forum in Abuja on Thursday that the consortium ...
But even with the support of the ethnic Albanian minority parties, the Social Democrats who lead Macedonia's government do not have a majority to pass a constitutional change in parliament. Greek public television ERT quoted Kotzias as saying on Friday that the “erga omnes” issue and the constitutional ...
Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orban said Friday, nine days before general elections, that he has a list of 2,000 people paid to topple his government and let immigrants flood in. “In Hungary there are around 2,000 paid people working during the election campaign to topple the government and install a ...
His tweet included a link to the French government's Foreign Ministry website which had a detailed security alert on Cameroon. Except the southern border with Gabon and Congo republic, all other borders were classified no-go areas. The Anglophone regions of the country have been volatile since ...
In a letter to addressed to President Paul Biya, the SDF leader denounced what he termed “atrocities” committed in the English-speaking areas of Cameroon by government forces. “I must draw your attention to the daily atrocities in this part of our country (English-speaking areas),” Fru Ndi wrote in the letter.
Cameroon's courts have a long-standing reputation of being used as a tool of political retribution and score settling. That fact remains to this day, as does Biya, who ranks among the world's longest-ruling leaders. Of late, his government has been increasingly accused of massive human rights violations, ...
Under the banner of the so-called Ambazonia republic, separatists are pushing a breakaway of the Anglophone regions (northwest and southwest) from French-majority Cameroon. The government has insisted that the region remains secured and has declared the separatists terrorists. Last month, Nigeria ...
Julienne Namata, wife of the most senior government official in the Batibo subdivision of Cameroon's English speaking northwest, prays for the safe return of her husband, Joseph Namata. She says he was taken from their residence on Sunday as he was getting set to go to the town's ceremonial ground ...
(Business in Cameroon) - On February 10, 2018, during the traditional speech for the eve of the Youth day which is celebrated every February 11, Paul Biya ... the decentralized territorial units, the implementation of the three-year emergency plan to accelerate economic growth, governmental projects and ...
“The assessment revealed that the Cameroonian refugees in Cross Rivers State were mostly based in the communities within Nigeria that are sharing borders with Cameroon. “Most refugees lived within host communities with relatives or in abandoned government quarters or uncompleted buildings or any ...
A government spokesman did not respond to requests for comment. The Bole raid, corroborated by other witnesses, echoes near-identical operations by the army in villages across Southwest Cameroon. The accounts shed new light on the fast deteriorating security situation in Anglophone Cameroon and ...
"The US condemns the ongoing violence in Cameroon's anglophone regions," Heather Nauert, the US State Department's spokesperson, tweeted. "We call on the government of Cameroon to respect the human rights, including due process, of the 47 Cameroonians forcibly returned from Nigeria's custody ...
Cameroon government spokesperson Issa Tchiroma said in a statement that all 37 are still alive, but the announcement did not calm their angry supporters. Cameroon says seven villages have been burned and at least 20 people, including soldiers and separatists have been killed in the ongoing violence.
The statement also cautioned Nigeria and Cameroon against forcibly deportation of asylum seekers back to their countries of origin. “We expect the government of Cameroon to afford these and other individuals previously detained all the rights and protections enshrined in Cameroon's constitution, ...
Nigeria is now also facing criticism from the U.N refugee agency, which said that most of those handed over to Cameroon had applied for asylum in Nigeria and their "forcible return" violated Nigeria's international obligations. On Friday, Cameroon government spokesperson Issa Tchiroma issued a press ...
In Cameroon, there is an English and French-speaking part of the country. The division started when the English-speaking Southern Cameroonians said they were not represented in or respected by the French-speaking government. Southern Cameroonians have been calling for independence, so they ...
Cameroon has jailed 47 seccessionists including Ayuk Tabe Julius, head of a group from Cameroon's Angolphone region pushing for a breakaway from French-dominant Cameroon. Cameroon government spokesperson Issa Tchiroma Bakari says Ayuk Tabe Julius and his nine cabinet members were ...
According to a Police source, "the government of Nigeria cannot be seen to be habouring separatists from a neighbouring Country like Cameroon when ... a United Nations sponsored plebiscite in 1961, they voted to become independent by uniting with French Cameroon or La Republique du Cameroun.
The Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) is a U.S. Government Agency that supports development through investment rather than aid and we provided a $2 million development impact loan to help the Cameroon eye hospital with its start-up costs. With its innovative structure, OPIC and the other ...
Authorities in the country's Anglophone region have blocked access to social media and messaging apps for almost four months in an ongoing attempt to quell criticism aimed against the government. It is the second internet shutdown within a year in the West African nation. "Cameroonians have come to ...
“(Business in Cameroon) - SOE debt levels rose significantly (CFA2,262.7 billion) in 2016 to 17 percent of GDP [$24.2 billion or about CFA13,310 billion]”. This was stated in the Cameroon-focused report published by IMF on January 16, 2018. According to the fund, this increase can be explained by a ...
Two net freedom groups, Access Now and Internet Sans Frontieres (ISF) on January 19, intervened in a lawsuit “challenging a government-ordered shutdown in Cameroon's Anglophone regions last year. “We are providing expert advice on requirements under international human rights law and urging the ...
“The service fees of SAMU-Cameroun and the terms of payment are determined by specific texts", the ruling explained. Let's remind that SAMU had been created on January 15, 2004. For emergencies, patients had to call a toll-free number (119). However, after the services, patients had to pay CFA10,000 ...
17, 2017, the internet in Cameroon's South West and North West regions has been completely off or severely slowed down for a total of 206 days as of Jan. 19 this year, according to Internet Sans Frontieres. The shutdown is part of a wider effort by the Cameroon government to clamp down on local activists ...
The Shabaab Islamist militant group claimed the attacks in a statement posted online, saying it was targeting the government and security services. The blasts follow weeks of relative calm in Mogadishu. According to officials, the main attack involved the use of a vehicle loaded with explosives attempting to ...
“If the government is serious about changing the paradigm and moving beyond the dark Karimov legacy, jailing perceived critics has to become a thing of the past.” Kholdarov is the second prominent political prisoner released by Uzbekistan this month after journalist Dilmurod Said was freed after nearly a ...
The government of Cameroon has been tongue-lashed by some top opposition members and officials at the 9th Ordinary Elective Convention of the SDF currently taking place in Bamenda, Northwest Region. The first salvo came from Balick Awah Fidelis, Mayor of Bamenda II Council, who decried ...
The government of Central African Republic deployed troops alongside United Nations peacekeepers Saturday to a flashpoint district on Bangui after clashes between rival groups left at least three people dead. “The government must restore peace,” said security minister General Henri Wanzet Liguissara ...
Americans frustrated with president Donald Trump's golfing habits can take solace: Their leader isn't as elusive as the president of Cameroon. ... As protests surged last year over his government's oppression of Cameroon's English-speaking minority, Biya apparently remained ensconced in Geneva for ...
(Business in Cameroon) - This year, the general directorate of treasury, monetary and financial cooperation of Cameroon's ministry of finance will continue the identification and closure of public administrations' bank accounts opened in commercial banks. This measure mentioned in the general report of ...


 

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