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Location: Western Africa, bordering the Bight of Biafra, between Equatorial Guinea and Nigeria
Capital: Yaounde
Population: 18,549,000
Independence Day: 1 January 1960 (from French-administered UN trusteeship)
Date Joined: 1995
Currency: Communaute Financiere Africaine franc (XAF)
Total Area: 475,440 sq km
Languages: 24 major African language groups, English (official), French (official)
Head of the Government: Prime Minister Joseph Dion Ngute(since 4 January 2019)
Web site: http://www.spm.gov.cm
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Primary, secondary schools reopen in Cameroon

More than two months after suspension of classes due to the coronavirus in Cameroon, primary and secondary school students returned to school on Monday. The government is facing criticism for weak measures to combat spread of the virus in one of the most affected countries in sub-Saharan Africa. With masks on, students returned to school in the capital Yaound?. Sanitary kits have been made available. “So, this morning at the entrance, we gave masks to all the students, each teacher will also receive a mask. We also have alcohol-based gels”, said Seyapdje Maurice, Deputy Headmaster of Deido High school.

News Source:africanews
News Type:News Published date: 02-June-2020

Dangote Cement supports Cameroon's fight against Covid-19

Nigerian cement-manufacturing company Dangote has handed over personal protection equipment (PPE) kits worth 100-million CFA francs to Cameroon’s ministry of public health to support health-care workers on the front line in the country's fight against Covid-19. Cameroon has been fighting the novel coronavirus for several weeks, and a number of corporate organisations are contributing towards this battle, which requires a lot of resources, according to Nairametrics, a financial resource company based in Nigeria.

News Source:engineeringnews.co.za
News Type:News Published date: 13-May-2020

AFDB approves above $43.46 million grants for bridge linking Cameroon and Chad

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group has approved grants worth about $43.46 million for the construction of a bridge to connect Cameroon and Chad across the Logone river. The grants, comprising a $22.586 million tranche for Cameroon and $20.880 million for Chad, were approved on April 30. The facility is from the Investment Facility for Africa under a framework agreement between the Bank Group and the European Commission.

News Source:africanews
News Type:News Published date: 07-May-2020

Cameroon all set to join the ATI

Cameroon has just taken a big step towards its goal to enter into the capital of the African Trade Insurance (ATI) Agency. Indeed, on March 9, 2020, the Minister of Economy, Alamine Ousmane Mey, signed a XAF7.4 billion loan agreement with Nikolaos Milianitis, Director of the European Investment Bank (EIB) for the Central African region. The said loan, with an interest rate of 7.49%, is intended to cover Cameroon's contribution to the capital of the African Trade Insurance (ATI) Agency.

News Source:businessincameroon
News Type:News Published date: 11-March-2020

No court can solve Anglophone crisis-Mancho Bibixy

In one of his last statements before he is sentenced, the coffin revolution leader stressed that the solution to the Anglophone crisis is political that judicial and no court can solve problem.

News Source:journalducameroun
News Type:News Published date: 25-May-2018

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