‘Restore Internet service to Cameroon English-speaking regions’ – UN official | Les autorités camerounaises invitées à rétablir la connexion internet dans les régions anglophones

[column width=”47%” padding=”6%”] The Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Central Africa, François Louncény Fall, has urged Cameroonian authorities to examine with diligence the difficulties of the populations and entrepreneurs of the English-speaking regions of the north-west and south-west, which … Read More

Nigeria warns of fake malaria drugs Quinine Sulfate 300 mg in Cameroon, DR Congo

  The Nigerian Federal Government on Saturday warned of the circulation of two fake malaria drugs in Cameroon and Democratic Republic of Congo. It said it had therefore stepped up vigilance within the drug supply chains in Nigeria on the … Read More

Former Cameroonian Minister Dieudonné Ambassa Zang jailed for life for embezzlement

Yaounde, Cameroon (PANA) – A former Cameroonian Minister of Public Works, Dieudonné Ambassa Zang, was on Thursday sentenced to life in prison after being convicted for the embezzlement of 5.820 billion FCFA. The Special Criminal Court also sentenced one of … Read More

Congo: Congo, Cameroon to jointly exploit iron ore in their border

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Brazzaville, Congo (PANA) – Cameroon and Congo are considering a join exploitation of the iron deposits discovered at the border between the two countries, the Cameroonian minister of Mines, Louis-Paul Motaze, said Monday at the end of an audience with … Read More

2014 FIFA WC: Cameroon eliminated after 4-0 mauling by Croatia

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Manaus, Brazil (PANA) – Croatia beat Cameroon 4-0 in their 2014 FIFA World Cup Group A match at the Arena Amazonia, in Manaus, to bundle the African team from the competition. Cameroon has the final group match against hosts Brazil … Read More

Cameroon: Over 175b CFAF collected as oil receipts in 4 months

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Douala, Cameroon (PANA) – The Cameroonian National Oil Company, said it transferred to the country’s public treasury 175.6 billion CFAF (US$360 million) as oil receipts from January to April this year. The oil firm said in a statement Thursday that … Read More

Cameroon: Gas production rises by 4000%

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Douala, Cameroon (PANA) – Gas production has increased substantially in Cameroon from 93.4 million cubic feet in the first four months of 2013 to 4. 34 billion cubic feet during the same period in 2014, the National Hydrocarbons Society (NHS) … Read More

Cameroon: Trade unionist wants “beer tax” to fund HIV treatment in Cameroon

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Yaoundé, Cameroon (PANA) – Cameroonian trade unionist, René Bernard Ekédi, has asked the government to impose a tax worth 50 FCFA on each bottle of beer sold to fund the struggle against HIV/Aids in the country, indicating that about 12 … Read More

Cameroon: Cameroon signs six conventions on agriculture financing

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Yaoundé, Cameroon (PANA) – The Cameroonian minister of scientific research and Innovation, Mrs Madeleine Tchuinté, and the director of the Institute for Agricultural Research for Development (IRAD), Noé Woin, signed on Tuesday, in Yaoundé, six financing conventions. The agreements totaling 1.28 … Read More

Cameroon: Cameroon to conduct aerial geophysical survey

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Yaoundé, Cameroon (PANA) – The Cameroonian government will this month begin an aerial geophysical survey of the country, an official source said on Tuesday in Yaoundé. According to the Cameroonian minister of Industry, Mines and Technological Development, Emmanuel Bondé, the … Read More

Cameroon: Govt bans non-degradable plastic bags

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Yaoundé, Cameroon (PANA) – Cameroonian Environment, Nature Protection and Sustainable Development Minister Hélé Pierre Saturday directed manufacturers, sellers and users of non-biodegradable plastic bags to stop using the product by 31 March 2014. The directive follows the sensitization campaign against … Read More

Draw for African playoffs for 2014 FIFA World Cup holds in Cairo

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PANA Cairo, Egypt  – The draw for Africa’s last qualifying round for the 2014 FIFA World Cup is due to be held later Monday at the headquarters of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) in Cairo, the Egyptian capital. All … Read More

‘Cameroonian woman buys Nigerian baby for US$7,300’

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Evelyn Atemkeng By PANA Lagos, Nigeria  – A 42-year-old Cameroonian woman, Evelyn Atemkeng, has been arrested in Nigeria’s southern city of Calabar for allegedly buying a three-day-old baby for 1.2 million naira (US$7,345), the local Vanguard newspaper reported Friday. The … Read More

Nigerian, Cameroonian, Kenyan win NEPAD Essay, Photo Competition

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Temitayo Olofinlua from Nigeria winner of the first Prize in the English Essay category By PANA Lagos, Nigeria – Youth contestants from Nigeria, Cameroon and Kenya have emerged the top winners in the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) Agency … Read More