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Cameroon: What business wants

The Africa Report talks to bankers and business leaders about what changes are needed to make the Cameroonian economy more dynamic. Topics such as fighting corruption, improving access to finance and strengthening the dialogue between the state and companies are at the top of the list.

Sixteen Senators have tendered resignation letters to positions that are incompatible with the office of Senator.

This motion, The National Times learnt, caused so much embarrassment to the regime. It attracted widespread public criticisms about the holding of cumulative posts by Government officials. In order to stem the tides of the scandal, an urgent meeting of the Central Committee of the ruling CPDM was convened.

Head of the 5th Military region in crisis ridden Bamenda installed

The first ever Commander of the newly created 5th combined military region with headquarters in Bamenda chief town of the North West region of Cameroon General Robinson Agha has been installed. The ceremony which took place at the commercial avenue in Bamenda was chaired by the Minister Delegate at the Presidency in charge of Defence Joseph Beti Assomo. Speaking during the occasion the minister instructed the General to intensify the fight against terrorism. He also extended the condolences of the head of state to persons who have lost love ones in the two English-speaking regions of the country. read more

Parliamentarians Gather in Ngoe-Ekelle for the Swearing in of the Constitutional Council

Parliamentarians in Cameroon gather in the nation’s capital, Yaounde, for the last ordinary session of parliament for the legislative period. The session begins today. Both the upper and the lower houses are expected to meet in congress next Tuesday, March the 6th, for the swearing in ceremony of the members of the constitutional council appointed last month by President Paul Biya.