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After Madagascar, Cameroon can claim its remedy for Covid 19

The Archbishop Kleda announces his product of which he refuses to divulge the composition. The Archbishop of Douala says he is sure of the effectiveness of his herbal drink against Covid-19, whose effects he would quickly relieve, according to its promoter, who speaks of 900 people treated and no deaths. It comes in the form […]

Cameroon President reappears after several weeks of absence

Since the outbreak of Covid-19 pandemic, President Paul Biya of Cameroon did not appear publicly or on media. Many rumors circulated on his health until his reappearance on Thursday.   Paul Biya made his first public reappearance on Thursday 16 April. This was on the occasion of an audience granted to the French ambassador to […]

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Chad: President Idriss Deby joins new operation against Boko Haram

Chad’s President, Idriss Deby Itno has joined the country’s soldiers in the frontline of the fight against Boko Haram terrorists in the country. The Central African nation has launched a new anti-terror operation in the Lake Chad region against Boko Haram last week. “We launched the “Wrath of Bomo” operation. We must defeat terrorism to […]

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Cameroon: Soldiers ‘massacred civilians’ – HRW

US-based Human Rights Watch (HRW) has accused Cameroonian forces of killing at least 21 civilians – including 13 children and one pregnant woman – in an attack in the country’s restive Anglophone region.   According to the human rights organization, the Cameroonian soldiers also burned five homes, pillaged scores of other properties, and beat residents. […]

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Nigeria, Cameroon hit by deadly bomb attack

In Nigeria, at least 30 people were killed in the northeastern state of Borno after an improvised explosive device detonated on a bridge Monday. According to local sources, the bomb detonated on a crowded market on a bridge connecting the Nigerian town of Gamboru and Cameroon’s Fotokol. Authorities said more than 35 other people, including […]

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Cameroon’s Parliament debates Anglophone autonomy

Cameroon’s parliament is debating whether to grant more autonomy to the country’s Anglophone regions where thousands of people have died in a separatist conflict.   President Paul Biya has recently spoken of granting special status to the English-speaking north-west and south-west regions to try to help stem the violence. Parts of the new law adopted […]

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Cameroon to recruit 12,000 teachers over 4 years

The Steering Committee of the Support Program for Education Reform in Cameroon (Parec) unveiled at the end of its first session held in Yaoundé a plan to hire 12,000 teachers over the next 4 years, i.e. 3000 teacher per year. The World Bank is financially supporting the program by 70.6 billion FCFA. Apart from the […]

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Jumia suspends its e-commerce business in Cameroon

Online retailer Jumia Technologies has suspended its e-commerce business In Cameroon as of Monday, nov.18, announcing in a statement that its transactional portal was “not suitable to the current context” in the Central African nation. “The Amazon of Africa” said it would continue to support buyers and vendors using its classified portal, known as Jumia […]

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Cameroon: World Bank allocates $200 million to support development policies

The International Development Association (IDA), a subsidiary of the World Bank which offers concessional loans and grants to the world’s poorest developing countries, has signed an agreement with the government of Cameroon, to provide a loan of $200 million (about 117, 744 billion FCFA) to the central African nation. The agreement is part of the […]

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Cameroon’s opposition leader walks free from jail

Cameroon’s main opposition leader, Maurice Kamto has walked free from prison last weekend, nine months after his arrest. A military court in the country’s capital, Yaounde, ordered the former presidential candidate’s release on Saturday at the behest of President Paul Biya. The activists of the Movement for the Renaissance of Cameroon (MRC) celebrated the release […]

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