Old carts can be repainted but they still keep moving in the same old ruts.
— Mongo Beti
 Camerun
  • Cameroon:Viettel Cameroun S.A commit to strive for Cameroon people

    [Camer.be] VIETTEL GLOBAL INVESTMENT JOINT STOCK COMPANY, a company duly established and operating in Vietnam with headquarter domiciled at Level 39th and 40th, Keangnam Hanoi Landmark Tower, Hanoi, Vietnam is currently the 70% majority shareholder, in joint venture with the 30% local shareholder Bestinver Cameroon S.A (Bestcam)with its promoter Mr. ...

  • Global humanitarian needs have never been higher, says UN relief chief

    Source: UN News Service Country: Bangladesh, Cameroon, Chad, Ethiopia, Myanmar, Niger, Nigeria, WorldUN-coordinated response plans remain severely underfunded as the number of those needing humanitarian assistance is at its highest since the end of the Second World War.2 October 2017 – The number of those needing humanitarian assistance is at its ...

  • UN and partners require $661 mln to address most urgent humanitarian needs in Lake Chad Basin

    Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Country: Cameroon, Chad, Niger, NigeriaWhile humanitarian aid has been significantly scaled up, the needs will remain high into 2018 and beyond. Continued support from the international community behind national efforts will be essential. Continued violence and displacements Boko Haram attacks and military counter-offensives ...

  • Civilians ‘direct targets’ as conflict spreads in Central African Republic

    Source: Inter Press Service Country: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Democratic Republic of the CongoThe level of anger and hatred has reached unprecedented levels in the country, as witnessed by the rebel forces use of rape as a systematic weapon of war.By Lindah Mogeni UNITED NATIONS, Sep 14 2017 (IPS) - Rape, ...

  • Civilians ‘direct targets’ as conflict spreads in Central African Republic

    Source: Inter Press Service Country: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Democratic Republic of the CongoThe level of anger and hatred has reached unprecedented levels in the country, as witnessed by the rebel forces use of rape as a systematic weapon of war.By Lindah Mogeni UNITED NATIONS, Sep 14 2017 (IPS) - Rape, ...

  • New UN humanitarian chief seeks more funds for Lake Chad Basin crisis

    Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Country: NigeriaImportant progress has been made in delivering life-saving relief to millions of people in north-east Nigeria. However, the complex Lake Chad Basin crisis will require sustained international support over the coming years. (Abuja, 12 September 2017): At the end of a two-day ...

  • Deadly trade through Niger snares refugees and migrants

    Source: UN High Commissioner for Refugees Country: Libya, Niger, WorldWhile the numbers of people transiting through Niger has dropped since the government crackdown began, some observers say it is simply forcing people smuggling underground, making the illicit trade even riskier.Nearly 30 per cent of those who risk all to cross the ...

  • Lake Chad Basin: a crisis rooted in hunger, poverty and lack of rural development

    Source: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Country: Cameroon, Chad, Niger, NigeriaLake Chad lost some 90 percent of its water mass with devastating consequences on the food security and livelihoods of people depending on fishing and irrigation-based activities.FAO Director-General calls for critical investments in agriculture and addressing climate change 11 ...

  • Security Council strongly condemns terrorist attacks, other violations in Lake Chad Basin

    Source: UN Security Council Country: Cameroon, Chad, Niger, NigeriaThe Security Council adopted its first resolution addressing Boko Haram’s presence in the region, expressing concern about the protection needs of civilians affected by terrorism.SC/12773 SECURITY COUNCIL 7911TH MEETING (PM) Egypt Calls for Full Participation in Negotiations as Russian Federation Says Text ...

  • How preparedness helps in the Lake Chad basin crisis

    Source: Department for International Development, UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, World Food Programme, UN Children's Fund, UN High Commissioner for Refugees Country: Cameroon, Chad, Niger, NigeriaFour UN agencies have invested in the Ready to Respond Project to better prepare the region for further escalation of violence and potential ...

  • 08 Feb
    "Cooperazione Camerun - Regione Lombardia"

    "Cooperazione Camerun - Regione Lombardia" con focus sul settore commercio, industria, agricoltura e immigrazione, si svolgerà l'8 febbraio 2017 a Milano presso Sala Gonfalone - Palazzo Pirelli. All'incontro eccezzionalmente parteciperanno i Ministri del Commercio e dell'Agricoltura della Repubblica del Camerun S.E. Luc Magloire Mbarga Atangana e S.E. Henri Eyebe Ayissi. Gli illustri ospiti ...

  • Paul Sies appointed Air Malta’s New Chief Commercial Officer

    Air Malta has appointed Paul Sies as Chief Commercial Officer. Paul takes his position with immediate effect and will be responsible for leading all commercial activity on a day-to-day basis. Paul joins Air Malta with a strong track record after having worked for over 25 years at senior management level ...

  • Humanitarian partners need $310 million to help crisis-hit communities in Cameroon

    Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Country: Cameroon, Central African Republic, NigeriaIn 2017, almost three million people in Cameroon are expected to need aid. Around 2.6 million will face crisis and emergency levels of food insecurity. (Yaounde, 4 January 2017): The Government of Cameroon with the United Nations and ...