CAMEROUN | CAMEROON

23-Apr-2020 to 22:43

Cameroon cancels national celebrations

APA-Yaoundé (Cameroon) — The coronavirus pandemic has led President Paul Biya, to cancel all celebrations of International Labour Day and National Day in Cameroon scheduled for May 1 and 20 respectively.

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17-Apr-2020 to 13:09

Cameroon to open schools on June 1st

APA-Yaoundé (Cameroon) — The resumption of classes, suspended since March 17 in all schools, universities, vocational training centres, is envisaged on June 1 in Cameroon according to the evolution of the coronavirus pandemic, Prime Minister Joseph Dion Ngute announced Thursday evening.

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15-Apr-2020 to 12:58

Cameroon’s Health Ministry stops daily Covid-19 reports

APA-Yaoundé (Cameroon) — The Cameroonian Ministry of Public Health has stopped its daily reports on the epidemiological situation of the coronavirus in the country for the past 5 days, APA can report.

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14-Apr-2020 to 22:21

IDB injects CFA64.3 b into Cameroon cotton industry

APA - Yaoundé (Cameroon) — The Islamic Development Bank (IDB) has loaned Cameroon around CFA64.3 billion to fund the 2019-2020 cotton season, APA learned on Tuesday from the country’s Ministry of Economy.

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07-Apr-2020 to 19:11

Mobile money: The new route to financial inclusion in low-income countries (repo...

APA-Yaoundé (Cameroon) — Mobile money, with 290 live services in 95 countries and 372 million active accounts, has entered the mainstream and is becoming the path to financial inclusion in most low-income countries, according to an annual report on the state of the industry published by the GSMA firm.

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06-Apr-2020 to 12:02

Cameroon: Boko Haram kills dozen in twin attack

APA - Yaoundé (Cameroon) — A dozen people were killed Sunday night in the Far North region of Cameroon after a twin suicide bombing blamed on the Islamist sect Boko Haram, according to local sources contacted by phone by APA.

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03-Apr-2020 to 23:26

Cameroon’s ruling RDPC wins elections in Anglophone zone

APA-Yaounde (Cameroon) — The ruling Cameroon Peoples Democratic Movement (RDPC) has won the 13 parliamentary seats up for grabs in 11 constituencies in the country's Anglophone North-West and South-Western regions.

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