Tag: Cameroon

Akere Muna consolidates his position in the East and the North of Cameroon

Akere Muna consolidates his position in the East and the North of Cameroon

AFRICA
YAOUNDE, Cameroon:After being reached out to by thousands of supporters who form the NOW movement Chairman Akere Muna has come forward. He chose to spend a week meeting with the movement's leaders and campaigners located in the East, Adamaoua, North and Far North regions. He decided to make this trip by road in order to fully appreciate the challenges that lie before him in these rich regions whose potential has been underused. He celebrated National Youth Day with the young leaders of the town of Bertoua. His visit to this region also notably included a meeting with a political ally, Ruben Jaoro's National Party of Cameroonian Patriots, which has joined the platform for the new republic. In the town of N'gaoundéré, the second port of call on his trip, the Chairman met with
Construction starts on Cameroon’s first destination retail mall

Construction starts on Cameroon’s first destination retail mall

AFRICA, INTERNATIONAL
LONDON, United Kingdom: Actis a leading growth markets investor has started construction on “Douala Grand Mall & Business Park”, Cameroon’s first destination retail & leisure mall. Developed by Actis and local partner Craft Development, Douala Grand Mall will comprise of 18,000 square metres of retail and leisure space, close to Bonapriso in Cameroon’s largest city. The mall will include multiple restaurants, a children’s play zone, a five screen cinema, a supermarket and retail shops. The Mall is Phase 1 of the development which also includes a business park hosting a hotel and corporate offices spaces. Actis is thrilled to reach this key milestone in delivering Cameroon’s first destination retail mall To continue its strategic roll-out in modern trad
Experts to deliberate on pathways to economic diversification in Central Africa

Experts to deliberate on pathways to economic diversification in Central Africa

AFRICA, BUSINESS
YAOUNDE, Cameroon: A brainstorming session dubbed "Pathways to economic diversification in Central Arica" has been scheduled for 31 January 2018 at the Hilton Hotel in Yaounde, Cameroon. Participants will deliberate on the operationalization of the Douala Consensus. The Consensus, which was reached during the 33rd Intergovernmental Committee of Experts for Central Africa (ICE2017) in September 2017, underscores the urgent need to accelerate the process of diversification of Central African economies through the promotion of industrialization based on natural resources - especially agricultural - and driven by trade and urbanization. The Douala Consensus also argues for a paradigm shift "from a resource model for infrastructure to a resource model for industrializ...
Concern grows for women and children fleeing Cameroon

Concern grows for women and children fleeing Cameroon

INTERNATIONAL
GENEVA, Switzerland:  UNHCR spokesperson William Spindler  released a summary on the concern for woman and Children fleeing Cameroon in a press briefing on 19 January 2018 at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. "With the number of people fleeing English-speaking areas of Cameroon for Nigeria growing, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is increasingly concerned at the plight of women and children among them." said Spindler Women and children represent about 80 per cent of the approximately 10,000 refugees registered so far in eastern Nigeria’s Cross River state. Thousands more are among the population of unregistered Cameroonians in neighbouring states. Some of these are boys and girls who fled to Nigeria alone. Unaccompanied and separated children are particularly af
CHAN 2018 DAY 4: Congo edge Cameroon, Angola settles for a draw

CHAN 2018 DAY 4: Congo edge Cameroon, Angola settles for a draw

SPORTS
Agadir, Morocco: Day 4 results Group D: Angola 0:0 Burkina Faso, Cameroon 0:1 Congo Day 5 fixtures Group A: Morocco vs Guinea, Sudan vs Mauritania Congo Brazaville edged Cameroon with a 1:0 victory in group D of the ongoing African Nations Championship (CHAN) at Stade de Agadir, in Morocco on Tuesday night. Congolese goal came in the 73rd minute after Gwot Kalati was adjudged to have fouled Junior Makiese inside the area. Makiese converted the penalty denying Cameroonian goalie Gwot chance to save the indomitable Lions. Despite of dominated possession and being close on several occasions, Cameroon failed to make the difference. During the course of the game, Cameroon’s attacker Patrick Moukoko missed from six yards out following a swift counter on the left wh