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Future Energy Central Africa in Yaoundé unites region in finding solutions to its energy deficit

Several regional energy ministers confirmed for October power forum

Encouraging private and public collaboration to make energy deals happen is high on the agenda at the rebranded Future Energy Central Africa forum that is taking place from 2-3 October in Yaoundé, Cameroon this year. “We have deliberately put together a very practical programme” says event director Marie Sachet, “because I believe all stakeholders agree on what the generation potential in the region is, but we need specific actions to prepare the sector for much-needed investments and bankable power projects.”

She continues: “Future Energy Central Africa is working with the energy ministries in the region, project developers, financiers as well as regulators to set the agenda to encourage private and public cooperation in order to increase energy capacity and economic growth in Central Africa. Our conference programme includes a high-level ministerial keynote panel discussion on the opening day, successful project leaders from the private sector as well as utility leaders.” read more

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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 read more

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IMF Concludes Article IV Mission to Cameroon

YAOUNDE, Cameroon, May 15, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ An International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission, led by Mr. Mario de Zamaróczy, visited Cameroon during April 29–May 14, 2013 to conduct the 2013 Article IV Consultation. The mission met with Prime Minister Philémon Yang, Minister Secretary General at the Presidency Ferdinand Ngoh Ngoh, Minister of Finance Alamine Ousmane Mey, Minister of Economy, Planning, and Territorial Development Emmanuel Nganou Djoumessi, several other ministers, the Vice Governor and the National Director of the Bank of Central African States (BEAC), other senior officials, and representatives of the private sector, labor unions, civil society organizations, and development partners. The discussions focused on recent economic and financial developments, the 2013 budget, and the economic outlook for 2013 and beyond. At the end of the mission, Mr. de Zamaróczy issued the following statement:
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‘Dubai Woodshow 2013’ grows 35% and will kick off with over 550 global exhibitors

From 9th to 11th April 2013

 

The show is set to provide hardwoods and softwoods from over 40 countries read more

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COTONOU TO HOST MINISTERIAL CONFERENCE ON GULF OF GUINEA MARITIME SECURITY

ABUJA, Nigeria, March, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ An Inter-ministerial Conference of ECOWAS and the Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS) on maritime security in the Gulf of Guinea, is to be held in Cotonou, Benin Republic on 19th March 2013. read more

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Schneider Electric Inaugurates the Electrification of the Village of Pitti Gare in Cameroon

 

About Schneider Electric

As a global specialist in energy management with operations in more than 100 countries, Schneider Electric (http://www.schneider-electric.com) offers integrated solutions across multiple market segments, including leadership positions in Utilities & Infrastructure, Industries & Machines Manufacturers, Non-residential Building, Data Centres & Networks and in Residential. Focused on making energy safe, reliable, efficient, productive and green, the Group’s 140,000 plus employees achieved sales of 24 billion euros in 2012, through an active commitment to help individuals and organizations make the most of their energy. read more

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MAC applauds the Canadian government for new trade agreements in Africa

FIPAs to protect and promote Canadian mining investment in Zambia and Cameroon read more

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Illegal Trade Robs Wild of Almost 3,000 Great Apes Annually, Threatening Populations / Released at CITES Meeting, New UNEP Report Links Ape Traffic to Organized Crime

About GRASP

The Great Apes Survival Partnership (GRASP) is an innovative and ambitious partnership comprised of great ape range states with an immediate challenge: to lift the threat of imminent extinction faced by gorillas, chimpanzees, bonobos and orangutans across their ranges in equatorial Africa and Southeast Asia. Visit the GRASP website here: http://www.un-grasp.org/ read more

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Foy-Johnston Announces Acquisition of Reconnocance license in Cameroon

Foy-Johnston through its wholly owned subsidiary Cameroon Mines is involved in enhancing exploration and mining assets through diligent application of technical and commercial expertise for the benefit of all stakeholders of Foy-Johnston in an efficient and environmentally responsible manner. Cameroon Mines is a mining explorer and producer committed to developing strategic mining exploration and project opportunities in Gold, Precious gems, Rare Earth Metals and Platinum Group Metals. The Company has assembled an experienced group of individuals with broad local and international industry knowledge. Where it will assist to build shareholder value and help fast-track the development of its accumulated assets Cameroon Mines will also secure the participation and support of key strategic partners globally, who can provide tangible benefits towards achieving the Company’s goals. The company has already acquired a portfolio of Gold and Diamond exploration tenements in key mineral regions of Cameroon and Central African Republic. Website is www.cammines.com read more

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“Sustainably developing Cameroon’s mineral resources for the benefit of future generation”


CIMEC 2013 – Cameroon International Mining Conference & Exhibition
www.cimec2013.com
29 – 31 May 2013, Yaoundé, Republic of Cameroon read more

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Refining Industry Outlook in Middle East and Africa, 2013 – Capacity Analysis, Forecasts and Details of All Operating and Planned Refineries to 2017

NEW YORK, Feb., 2013  /PRNewswire/ — Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: read more

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Foy-Johnston Secures Rich Concession in Cameroon

About Foy-Johnston Inc.

Foy-Johnston through its wholly owned subsidiary Cameroon Mines is involved in enhancing exploration and mining assets through diligent application of technical and commercial expertise for the benefit of all stakeholders of Foy-Johnston in an efficient and environmentally responsible manner. Cameroon Mines is a mining explorer and producer committed to developing strategic mining exploration and project opportunities in Gold, Precious gems, Rare Earth Metals, Iron Ore and Platinum Group Metals. The Company has assembled an experienced group of individuals with broad local and international industry knowledge, where it will assist to build shareholder value and help fast-track the development of its accumulated assets. Cameroon Mines will also secure the participation and support of key strategic partners globally, who can provide tangible benefits towards achieving the Company’s goals. The Company has already acquired a portfolio of Gold and Diamond exploration tenements in key mineral regions of Cameroon, and Central African Republic. Website is www.cammines.com read more

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Cameroon’s Economy Grew Five Percent in 2012 / Resources Allocated to Social Protection Programs Fall Well Below the Levels Needed to Have a Real Impact on Poverty Reduction in Cameroon

YAOUNDE, Cameroon, January 29, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ Cameroon’seconomicrecovery continues. Afterrising about 4 percent in 2011, economicactivityisexpected to continue to increase and grow to about 5 percent in 2012, the World Bank announcedtoday. The engines of growth continue to be in agriculture, construction, and the services industries together with a significant difference this year in the rise of oil production. However, this economic growth is still not evidence enough to improve the lives of Cameroonians. read more

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February, 2013

Brazil Oil & Gas Investments http://www.cwcschool.com/ai1ec_event/brazil-oil-gas-investments/?instance_id=2319 21-22 February 2013 London, UK read more

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