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Rwanda: Tidjane Thiam has been recruited to develop the attractiveness of Rwanda financial sector

Franco-Ivorian banker Tidjane Thiam has been recruited by Rwanda to develop the attractiveness of its financial sector. The former head of Credit Suisse has been appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors of Rwanda Finance Limited, a state-owned company whose mission is to turn Kigali into an international financial centre. Tidjane Thiam was appointed alongside […]

Cameroon : Cardinal Christian Tumi kidnapped for having encouraged children to go to school

Cardinal Christian Tumi was kidnapped Thursday afternoon by a group of armed men on the road between Bamenda and Kumbo.   The kidnapping has been confirmed by the prefect of the department and Elie Smith, a close collaborator of the cardinal, was able to reach the kidnappers by telephone. The king of Kumbo, the Fon […]

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Cameroon: Eleven teachers were abducted from a Presbyterian school in Kumbo

At least ten teachers were abducted on the morning of Tuesday, November 3 from a Presbyterian school in Kumbo, in the English-speaking northwest region. According to corroborating sources contacted by RFI, the unidentified assailants were heavily armed. According to the testimony of teachers’ unions, it was around 10:00 a.m. Tuesday that armed men entered the […]

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DRC : Felix Tshisekedi in Brazzaville to attend the 80th anniversary celebrations of the Brazzaville Manifesto

President of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) Felix Tshisekedi crossed the Congo River on Monday, October 26, to Brazzaville where he is to attend the 80th anniversary celebrations of the Brazzaville Manifesto, De Gaulle’s call for resistance against Nazi Germany during World War II. He will use this stay to discuss bilateral issues and […]

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Cameroon: Bloody attack in a school killed over ten students in the city of Kumba

At least six students aged 9 to 12 were killed and several others wounded in a massacre at a school in Kumba, in the southwestern English-speaking region on Saturday, October 24, according to a report released in the evening by the Cameroonian Prime Minister. It was a school day like any other, in this private […]

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Cameroon: An association filed a complaint with the Paris court against country’s authorities for torture and other inhuman and degrading treatment

An association filed a complaint with the Paris court on Friday against the Cameroonian authorities and against X for torture and other inhuman and degrading treatment. This association created at the beginning of the year in France, the Respondere advocatus Network, brings together a dozen lawyers and representatives of other professions. It claims to want […]

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Cameroon: Catholic Church highly implicated in finding ceasefire agreement beteween government and separatists

The religious are aiming for a ceasefire agreement in the crisis that is shaking the northwest and southwest regions. On July 2, the Church became involved in what appeared to be a first, concerning the meeting between the separatist leader Julius Sisiku Ayuk Tabé and Yaoundé government officials, in a heavy climate of mistrust. The […]

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Equatorial Guinea and Cameroon sign cross-border security agreement

Malabo and Yaoundé, whose relations were strained this year with Equatorial Guinea’s launch of the construction of a wall on its border with Cameroon, signed a cooperation agreement on cross-border defense and security on July 21. This agreement was signed by the defense ministers of these two Central African countries in Sipopo, Equatorial Guinea. It […]

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Covid-19: Fifteen African countries threatened by a food crisis, FAO and WFP warned

According to a joint analysis by the World Food Program (WFP) and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), 15 “at-risk” African countries are threatened by a food crisis. These are the countries of the Sahel (Burkina Faso, Mali, and Niger), Sierra Leone, Liberia, Nigeria, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Ethiopia, […]

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The Africa Cup of Nation 2021 is postponed to be held in 2022, CAF says

The next Africa Cup of Nations, scheduled in Cameroon from January 9 to February 6, 2021, has been postponed for one year, announced the Confederation of African Football (CAF) on June 30, 2020. Because of the Covid-19 pandemic, the qualifiers for the CAN 2021 may not be finished in time and playing in June-July next […]

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