Cameroon

Country Cameroon
Capital Yaoundé
Continent Africa
Currency Central African CFA franc(XAF)
Languages French & English

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Introduction

The former French Cameroon and part of British Cameroon merged in 1961 to form the present country. Cameroon has generally enjoyed stability, which has permitted the development of agriculture, roads, and railways, as well as a petroleum industry. Despite slow movement toward democratic reform, political power remains firmly in the hands of President Paul BIYA.

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Cameroon - Wikipedia
Cameroon - CIA World Fact Book
Cameroon - BBC
Cameroon - Timeline - BBC

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The Northern part of Cameroon has been the main hub in domestic freights in 2016 - Business in Cameroon

Business in Cameroon

The Northern part of Cameroon has been the main hub in domestic freights in 2016
Business in Cameroon
(Business in Cameroon) - Cameroon's aviation authority revealed that 38% of the country domestic freights in 2016 took off from Garoua and Maroua-Salaka airports, in the northern region of Cameroon. Most of these flights were carried out by Camair Co ...



Cameroon: 440, 000 gas cylinders imported to replenish a reserve of more than 70% defective cylinders - Business in Cameroon

Business in Cameroon

Cameroon: 440, 000 gas cylinders imported to replenish a reserve of more than 70% defective cylinders
Business in Cameroon
(Business in Cameroon) - According to the organization of Cameroon's petroleum professionals (Gpp), gas marketers have imported 440,000 new gas cylinders since January 2017. Official sources revealed that this massive import is the result of a ...



Camtel disconnected Orange Cameroon from the optical fiber again, defying the regulatory body's order - Business in Cameroon

Business in Cameroon

Camtel disconnected Orange Cameroon from the optical fiber again, defying the regulatory body's order
Business in Cameroon
(Business in Cameroon) - The Cameroon subsidiary of Orange's subscribers were once again unable to make calls, send SMS or conduct mobile money operations for most of the day on October 17, 2017. The network operator revealed in an official ...



30, 000 refugees to migrate to C' River over Cameroon crisis- Immigration - The Punch

The Punch

30, 000 refugees to migrate to C' River over Cameroon crisis- Immigration
The Punch
The Comptroller-General of Immigration, Mr Mohammed Babandede, on Wednesday said out of the 40, 000 refugees expected to migrate to Nigeria as projected by the United Nations Refugee Agency, Cross River State is expected to play host to 30, 000 ...

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Nigerian Commissioner sends anti-riot police to Cameroon's border - Journalducameroun.com - English - (press release) (blog)

Journalducameroun.com - English - (press release) (blog)

Nigerian Commissioner sends anti-riot police to Cameroon's border
Journalducameroun.com - English - (press release) (blog)
Hafiz inuwa, Cross River State Commissioner of Police, has deployed police to Danare border community following claims of attacks on Nigerians by Cameroonian security forces. According Daily Post Nigeria, Inuwa, spoke with newsmen after the meeting ...



Cameroon: Food Assistance Fact Sheet, 13 October 2017 - ReliefWeb

ReliefWeb

Cameroon: Food Assistance Fact Sheet, 13 October 2017
ReliefWeb
Poverty, armed conflict, regional instability, and recurring environmental shocks contribute to food insecurity in Cameroon. The nation faces a serious level of hunger, with nearly a third of children under five years of age suffering from chronic ...



Cameroon presidential candidate calls for federal government - RFI

RFI

Cameroon presidential candidate calls for federal government
RFI
Barrister Akere Muna recently announced that he is to stand in Cameroon's 2018 presidential election. In the context of unrest in the anglophone part of the country, the anti-corruption campaigner's decision has aroused crticism from his fellow ...



A cosmetics underground lab was disbanded in Cameroon's capital - Business in Cameroon

Business in Cameroon

A cosmetics underground lab was disbanded in Cameroon's capital
Business in Cameroon
The regional team of the ministry of commerce in the Cameroon's central region also revealed that they will verify if the manufacturer has the certificate of conformity required to sell these products. If not, the products will be destroyed at the ...



Can Nigeria and Cameroon learn any lessons from Catalonia? - BBC News

BBC News

Can Nigeria and Cameroon learn any lessons from Catalonia?
BBC News
The crisis in Spain's Catalonia region is being closely watched in Nigeria and Cameroon, where secessionist movements have been stepping up campaigns for independence, as BBC Pidgin editor Adejuwon Soyinka reports. Many Nigerians and ...

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Higher interest rates and low liquidity cause a shortfall in Cameroon's last security issuance - Business in Cameroon

Business in Cameroon

Higher interest rates and low liquidity cause a shortfall in Cameroon's last security issuance
Business in Cameroon
(Business in Cameroon) - On October 11, 2017, Cameroon's public treasury was not able to raise the CFA5 billion it sought through the issuance of treasury bonds, with 52 weeks maturity period, on BEAC's securities market, an official statement revealed.