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Cameroon News

UN expert urges Cameroon to restore internet services cut off in rights violation

The UN Special Rapporteur will continue to monitor developments in Cameroon closely, and is at the disposal of the authorities to provide assistance or advice as required

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African Fashion and Culture – the WAZAL Collection

The WAZAL collection was started in 2005 by a fashion designer, AYISSI NGA Joseph-Marie aka JJ Du Style, who creates very chic street wear using noble and quality material collection, including first choice wax (African print) from Senegal or Mali. In 2006, he launched his first designs which are worn by some celebrities such as Singuila, Alpeco, Wayne Beckford, Romaric Koffi and Lalcko.

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Conflict Diamonds from CAR Entering International Markets via Cameroon

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Kimberley Process must act after new report reveals shortfalls in Cameroon’s traceability procedures create opportunities for smuggling and corruption

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Cameroon: stage set for inclusive and sustainable cities

The US$500 thousand project, which covers Cameroon, Cabo Verde, Morocco, Uganda and Zambia, has been commissioned within the 9th tranche of the UN’s Development Account

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SA delegation discovers central African port development opportunities

Research and consulting specialists Africa House led a high-level business delegation to central African port cities this month, to explore business opportunities in new port developments in Cameroon and neighbouring Republic of Congo.

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Commercial Espionage against Uber

I was sitting in my hotel room in Cameroon, when the news filtered in that a former Uber driver had committed acts of crime against passengers. It is just not the Uber way. Uber because it’s a business that is decentralised, it ensures that it conducts thorough background checks on all its partner drivers and ensures that their car are in top notch condition.

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Stanford University Business Program Takes Root in East Africa

Building on the success of its program in West Africa, Stanford Seed (gsb.stanford.edu/seed/home), the Stanford Institute for Innovation in Developing Economies, has announced the launch of the Seed Transformation Program in East Africa (gsb.stanford.edu/seed/transformation-program/east-africa).

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Innotribe selects 12 semi-finalists to compete in the second annual African Startup Challenge

12 companies will compete in Mauritius on 18 May and get the chance to take their innovative solutions to the next level

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PumpMakers Launches Platform for DIY Solar Pumps in Africa

In an attempt to help reduce the global water shortage, strengthen the local economy, create jobs and prevent migration from rural areas, PumpMakers GmbH have successfully installed ‘do-it-yourself’ (DIY) solar pumps in Africa and Europe. Operational since 2012, these DIY pumps are the creation of Austrian well builder Dietmar Stuck, who has been active in the water well drilling industry in Europe, Australia and Africa since 2000 and has installed several hundred drinking water wells.

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More in store for African retail & consumer businesses – prospects remain positive: PwC report

PwC’s inaugural publication entitled ‘So much in store’ is an in-depth study into the make-up of Sub-Saharan Africa’s retail and consumer goods industries

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