The World Food Programme (WFP) and the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) together have begun an effort to support conflict-affected people in northeastern Nigeria to increase food production and cut back on food assistance dependence.
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The European Commission just announced it will be providing a humanitarian aid package worth €191.3 million to assist Africa's Sahel region, which is continuing to experience its worst food and nutrition crisis in five years.
On June 30, the United Nations announced an ambitious plan it was launching, to harness the "immense" potential of Africa's Sahel region, from renewable energy and natural resources to culture and tourism.
An $8 billion project to transform the landscape of Africa and restore drought-stricken areas has started and yet most of the world does not know of it. It is the Great Green Wall for the Sahara and Sahel Initiative, and involves the planting of a wall of trees over 7,600 kilometers long.
A new approach to help e-commerce grow in Cameroon could make a big difference to emerging digital companies like that owned by one Cameroon entrepreneur in the online advertisement business.
Cameroon just signed off as the 25th Member State to ratify the African Legal Support Facility (ALSF) on April 13, 2018.
French mass media conglomerate Vivendi and Paris-based telecom Orange are partnering to open new movie theaters across western and central Africa. The goal is to help reestablish the experience of movie-watching under the best technical conditions and in comfort, after three decades in which cinemas have all but disappeared in some area.
Cameroon's national telecommunications and Internet service provider announced, that it has selected Friendly Technologies TR-069 device management solution based in Israel, to manage subscribers' CPEs for increased customer experience.
The Cameroon Government and the African Union Commission just signed off on Cameroon hosting the Pan African University Rectorate in Yaounde, the African Monetary Fund (AMF) and the African Union Sport Council. The historic agreements were formally signed on April 6.
Intelcia, a customer relations outsourcing company based in Morocco, announced the integration of outsourcing sites Outremer Télécom Maurice et Madagascar, which will now conduct business under the Intelcia banner.
Cameroon President Paul Biya has led an official delegation to Huawei's Beijing campus for a tour of Huawei's facilities and was received by the President Peng Song of Huawei Northern Africa.
The servicing arm of the Lebanese Credit Insurer (LCI), LCI Services, has expanded its Debt Collection Services to cover 11 new African markets to support clients in their regional growth and protect their trade receivables.
The African Development Bank (AfDB) has announced its plans to up Africa's industrial Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by 130 percent by 2025 driving the continent's overall GDP from $2.3 trillion to $5.6 trillion.
As a part of the African Union (AU) initiative, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced the launching of the Single African Air Transport Market (SAATM) with the goal of opening up Africa's skies and improving intra-African air connectivity.
Sweden has announced its investment of over SEK 800 million to the 'Strategy for Sweden'’s regional development cooperation in sub-Saharan Africa.
Nigeria-based MainOne won a 15-year contract to provide high-speed bandwidth services with the West and Central African Research and Education Network (WACREN) (www.WACREN.net).
A new high speed fiber optic interconnection between the Central African Republic, Cameroon and Congo is getting closer to construction.
Southern Cameroon, which has been moving to separate from Cameroon as the Federal Republic of Ambazonia (Ambagov.org), suffered a major crisis recently. On January 5, the President of the Interim Government, Sisiku Julius Ayuk Tabe, and nine other officials were kidnapped at gunpoint at 19:30 pm from la Republic du Cameroun, in Nera Hotels, Abuja, Nigeria.
Canada just announced an additional $19.8 million in funding to deal with food shortages in Cameroon, Chad, Ethiopia, Niger, Nigeria, South Sudan and Uganda.
A Cameroonian military appeal court has ruled that Radio France Internationale radio journalist Ahmed Abba, a subject of worldwide pressure to demand his release after alleged government overreach in the matter, be immediately released from prison.
Swiss specialty chemical company Sika AG is expanding in Africa with the opening of its first facility for concrete admixtures in Cameroon.
The practice of breast-flattening in order to minimize the risk of violence affects some 3.8 million women worldwide, including in 9 African countries. A massive educational campaign is underway to bring a stop to the extremely dangerous practice.
Mercury, a dangerous neurotoxin, has been known for a long time as one of the most toxic of chemicals used in medical care and in dentistry in particular. The international movement which led its banning in many developed countries has now moved to its latest frontier -- the developing world.
In Africa, perhaps more than any other region, economic inequality is often a symptom of bigger issues. It can also be a cause of other inequalities, including availability of sexual and reproductive health services for women.
Greenpeace's ship The Espereanza has arrived at Douala, Cameroon, as a first stop on its tour in Central Africa, to engage with local communities and raise awareness on the importance of the Congo Basin Forest.