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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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Les biotechnologies agricoles au service des petits exploitants

Colloque international à la FAO du 15 au 17 février 2016

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Cameroon’s ENEO CEO says iPAD Cameroon was “a great platform for dialogue and discussions”

160+ attend launch event in Yaoundé

“The iPAD Cameroon Energy & Infrastructure Forum proved to be a great platform for dialogue and discussions between the various actors in our sector”, says Mr Joel Nana Kontchou, CEO of ENEO Cameroon, the country’s state utility. He adds: “I had some very interesting meetings with very serious partners and investors.”

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RiskMap 2016 : Les pays d’Afrique occidentale se battent pour échapper à la crise relative aux produits de base dans une période de menaces et de problèmes sécuritaires transnationaux croissants

En 2016, les gouvernements africains devront faire preuve de persévérance pour supporter les pressions électorales, constitutionnelles et financières auxquelles ils seront soumis dans toute la région. Il s’agit d’un des messages clés de RiskMap 2016, publiés aujourd’hui par le cabinet de gestion des risques mondiaux, Control Risks (www.ControlRisks.com). RiskMap souligne les tendances sous-jacentes les plus importantes au niveau des risques mondiaux et de la sécurité internationale, et fournit une vue détaillée des marchés essentiels en 2016.

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Human Rights and Democracy Trends in Africa

WASHINGTON D.C., United States of America, December 10, 2015/APO (African Press Organization)/ — Remarks 

Steven Feldstein
Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor

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Food prices fall in November amid robust global inventories

Food security worsening in areas suffering from civil conflict and adverse weather conditions

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Chute des prix alimentaires en novembre dans un contexte de stocks abondants

La sécurité alimentaire s’aggrave dans les zones victimes de troubles civils et de conditions météorologiques défavorables

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African producers call for curb on subsidies and open markets for cotton

WTO members discussed the trade policies in the cotton sector that may have contributed to falling prices and shifting market shares, when they met on 26 and 27 November. African cotton-producing countries welcomed the increased disbursement of financial assistance and called for swift reforms in cotton trade policies.

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La corruption gagne du terrain et les gouvernements sont impuissants à enrayer le phénomène, d’après le sondage d’opinion mené en Afrique

Transparency International estime que 75 millions d’Africains ont versé un pot-de-vin au cours de l’année dernière

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IMF Executive Board Concludes Article IV Consultation with Cameroon

On November 18, 2015, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV consultation with Cameroon1.

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