Leasing – Magistrates, District Attorneys Sensitised

Sustainability is an important watchword in every enterprise or association. Unrecovered resources have in most cases led to bankruptcy or closure of institutions in the country. In order to avert such a situation, the Cameroon Leasing Association (CamLease) June 26 held a workshop in Bonapriso, Douala, to sensitise magistrates and district attorneys on the recovery of rents and equipment from clients in case such bill are not paid. The sensitisation session came shortly after the one in Yaounde, with over 50 magistrates and district attorneys in attendance. According to the…

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Over 3,000 Bread Confiscated

The Control Brigade of the Littoral Regional Delegation of Trade is cracking down on artisanal bakeries producing bread that do not respect the prescribed norms. According to the Regional Delegate, Simon Belinga Omgba, apart from controlling the price and quality of bread, the weight is another vital aspect that is strictly controlled. With the authorisation of the State Councils in whose territories the Control Brigade operates, a crackdown on some bakeries has led to the withdrawal of over 3,000 bread (mostly baget). To him, “baget” sold at FCFA125 has a…

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Weighing Stations – Mechanisms for Curbing Fraud Imminent

Cameroon will in the weeks ahead experiment new ways of controlling weighing stations and especially the management of fuel tankers whose overloading greatly deteriorates the road network. Members of an inter-ministerial follow-up committee of weighing stations met in Yaounde yesterday June 26 to evaluate the path covered in drawing up of a calendar for the implementation of the new instruments for the control of fuel tankers. The meeting was therefore to finalise the calendar which is to be submitted to government for approval. The session was notably to assess the…

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Polio Vaccine Obligatory for All Cameroon Travellers

The Minister of Public Health, Andre Mama Fouda, has recommended to anyone taking a trip abroad, hisher age notwithstanding, to be vaccinated against poliomyelitis by receiving two drops of the Oral Polio Vaccine (OPV) in the mouth. The vaccination which is done in International Vaccination Centres (IVC) and Border Health Posts (BHP) at the cost of FCFA 1,000 should be recorded in the yellow-coloured international vaccination booklet and may be required at the border checks of the country of origin, says the release issued on June 25. More so, the…

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Cabinet Discusses Conduct of 2014 Certificate Exams [press release]

“The Prime Minister, Head of Government, Mr Philemon YANG, Thursday 26 June 2014 as from 10:00 a.m. in the main building of his Office, chaired a Cabinet Meeting, attended by the Vice-Prime Minister, Ministers of State, Ministers, Ministers-Delegate and Secretaries of State. Two items featured on the agenda: 1) The report on the conduct of the 2014 session of official examinations presented by the Minister for Secondary Education and the Secretary of State for Basic Education 2) A presentation of the National Public Debt Committee (NPDC) and guidelines on the…

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Senate Foreign Affairs Committee Examines Bills

The President of the Senate, Marcel Niat Njifenji during a plenary sitting of the House yesterday, June 26, 2014 presented two bills forwarded to the Senate by the President of the National Assembly. The forwarding of the bills is in conformity with Article 30 of the Constitution which provides that, “A bill passed by the National Assembly shall be immediately forwarded to the President of the Senate by the President of the National Assembly” for second reading. The bills tabled yesterday and forwarded to the Foreign Affairs Committee of the…

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African Leaders Talk Agriculture in Malabo

President Paul Biya and wife, Chantal Biya, arrived at the Malabo International Airport yesterday at exactly 10:35 am to a hilarious welcome from the Cameroonian community. On hand to receive the Presidential couple at the foot of the plane was Equato-Guinean Prime Minister, Vicente Eyate Tomy who was accompanied by a host of dignitaries from Cameroon including Lazare Mpouel Bala and wife, Cameroon’s Ambassador to Equatorial Guinea Martin Belinga Eboutou, the Director of Civil Cabinet. Others were Essimi Menye, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Paul Atanga Nji, Minister in…

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Forestry Conventions to Enhance Reforestation

“Tree planting is incumbent for shelter and the protection of the environment”. That was the take-home message when the North West recently filed out to promote reforestation activities during a tree planting campaign. The event in Bamenda featured lessons on the importance of reforestation with the Permanent Secretary in the governor’s office, Absalom Monono Woloa, stressing the role of trees in the mitigation of Climate Change. The North West Region depends largely on the forest and forest products for sustenance. That explains the pressure on the forest with extensive deforestation…

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