Senate Supports President Biya’s Insecurity Measures

The President of the Senate, Marcel Niat Njifenji during the closing plenary sitting of the June 2014 ordinary session of Parliament yesterday, June 10, stated the support of the Senate to President Paul Biya’s actions to fight against insecurity in the country’s borders. The Senate bureau earlier in a session stated clearly the role of Senators in the fight, especially against the Islamist sect Boko Haram that been carrying out attacks in Far North Cameroon. He said the Head of State’s attention paid to the liberation of hostages and the…

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Drivers Suspend Planned Strike Action

They took the decision on July 10, 2014, after talks with the Minister of Labour and Social Security. After consultation and a heated but fruitful debate between the Minister of Labour and Social Security, Gregoire Owona and 14 representatives of National Transport Trade Unions of bike riders, taxis, tricycles, cars, heavy-duty vehicles and other road users yesterday, July 10, in Yaounde, the trade union heads unanimously accepted to suspend an envisaged strike action that was initially programmed to start on Monday July 14 throughout the country. In a decision signed…

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EDF Gets Full Development Rights for Nachtigal Hydroelectric Project

Minister Basile Atangana Kouna and the project’s partners penned the agreement in Yaounde on Thursday July 10. The government of Cameroon and development partners involved in the multibillion Nachtigal Hydroelectric Project have signed a production concession contract which gives Electriciteacute de France (EDF) full rights to develop the project. The agreement signed for the government of Cameroon by Water Resources and Energy Minister, Basile Atangana Kouna and representatives of the development partners renounces the powers of hitherto partners like ALUCAM and wholly empowers EDF to prepare the groundwork for the…

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