APR Energy signe un contrat de 35MW de deux ans pour nouvelle production énergétique au Botswana

– Porte la puissance installée de la société pour BPC à 105MW JACKSONVILLE, Floride, 28 mai 2015 / PRNewswire – APR Energy (LSE : APR) a annoncé aujourd’hui avoir signé un contrat avec Botswana Power Corporation (BPC), le service public d’électricité nationale, pour fournir 35MW de nouvelle production énergétique pour une durée de deux ans. Logo – […]

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ICC Upholds Simone Gbagbo’s Trial At the Hague

The decision rejects government’s appeal to try the former first lady at home. The International Criminal Court on Wednesday rejected Cocircte d’Ivoire appeal to try former first lady Simone Gbagbo at home, upholding a previous order to have her transferred to The Hague for prosecution, France 24 reported yesterday May 28, 2015. “The Appeals Chamber rejects the… grounds of appeal… and deems it appropriate to confirm the (trial chamber’s) decision,” Polish judge Piotr Hofmanski is quoted as saying. The reports say the world’s only permanent independent body to try the…

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All Hands On Deck [opinion]

Womenfolk in the country and the world over will this Sunday, May 31, 2015, celebrate Mothers’ Day. The event comes at a time mothers are facing great challenges. There is no gainsaying that the lot of Cameroonian professional women has improved significantly in the past 50 years. From the pre- and immediate post-independence era when most of them were elementary school teachers or nurses, today’s Cameroonian female professionals stand tall among their male colleagues. Among them are magistrates, justices, barristers at law, university lecturers, journalists, senior police, military and prison…

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Sangmelima Referral Hospital Is Operational!

Work is going on full circle at the Category 2 health structure in the South Region. Work is almost complete at the Sangmelima Regional Hospital, SRH, in the Dja and Lobo Division of the South Region. Construction on the six-hectare land in the forest of Bitom neighbourhood was launched on December 13, 2007, and was due 18 months. As time elapsed, nothing seemed to be happening. The wait became longer, with tempers flaring. Misunderstanding stole the show, with accusations and counter accusations between the contractors and the construction committee. But…

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Private Health Insurance Takes Roots

The country’s pioneer mutual health initiatives today count over 21,000 subscribers and over FCFA 90 million in premiums in 2014. Quality health care at low cost is the slogan and vision on many lips in the North West Region. The first of its kind in the country, the initiative, which began in 2004, is an inspiration and alternative to many who cannot afford the high cost of handling their health issues with poverty to blame. In effect, mutual health organisations or cooperatives for quality and low cost services promoted by…

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Patient Population On Steady Increase

The patient population of the Sangmelima Referral Hospital is growing. When the foundation stone launching construction work for the Sangmelima Referral Hospital, SRH, was laid on December 13, 2007, the wish of potential patients in the Dja and Lobo Division, the entire South Region, Yaounde and Douala alongside neighbouring Equatorial Guinea, Congo, and Gabon was to have it complete at the end of an 18-month timeframe so as to mitigate their sufferings. However, the wait was long. From December 13, 2007, it took over seven years for the health structure…

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African Stakeholders Seek Management Solutions

The Third Conference on African Management is underway in Douala. Stakeholders from the management sector from across Africa are seeking to better analyse the decisions of African leaders. With theme, “Using management to serve Africa,” the Third Conference on African Management, SAM, holding from May 28-30, 2015, will afford participants a clearer picture in proffering managerial solutions to the issues. These include poverty, armed conflicts, diseases, injustice, corruption, good governance and the state of law, decentralisation and proximity cooperation. Others are relations between Africa and economic institutions and international financiers,…

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