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Cameroon announces a first-time trial run at the 42 MW windpower plant in the Monts Bamboutos hills


(Business in Cameroon) – To promote renewable energy, the Cameroonian government is expected to launch its very first windpower project this year with “a pilot project in energy production […] in the Monts Bamboutos hills, with the construction of a

Nigeria army repels Boko Haram attack on Maiduguri

Nigerian Soldiers

Kano (Nigeria) (AFP) – Boko Haram fighters launched an attack on northeast Nigeria’s largest city Maiduguri on Wednesday ‎but were repelled by Nigerian troops after intense clashes, residents and the army said. Dozens of militants armed with heavy guns and


Anglophone Lawyers

* Restore 2-State Federation *Halt Discriminatory Amendment Of Constitution *Convene Constitutional Conference *Restore Independence Of Judiciary *Stop Adulterating English Educational Sub System *Do So In 6 Months, Else … By Chris Mbunwe. An All Anglophones Lawyers Conference held at the Big

Nigeria’s Jonathan says friends abandoned him after defeat


Lagos (AFP) – Outgoing Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan said Sunday that some of his friends deserted him shortly after he conceded defeat to his rival General Muhammadu Buhari in the March election. Jonathan publicly conceded defeat to Buhari on March

Nigeria, Chad troops should cooperate in Boko Haram fight -Chad’s Deby


ABUJA (Reuters) – Chad’s President Idriss Deby said on Monday in Nigeria’s capital Abuja that the fight against Islamist Boko Haram insurgents was being hindered by failure of the two countries’ troops to work together. He said there were plans

Boy smuggled into Spain in suitcase


Border guards have foiled an attempt to smuggle an eight-year old boy into Spain in a suitcase. The boy, from the Ivory Coast was discovered at the border of Morocco and the Spanish enclave of Ceuta. The suitcase was carried

Beninese, Nigerian Arrested for Wildlife Trafficking

Animal traffick

Four traffickers in protected wildlife species were arrested on Tuesday April 29, 2015 during two back to back operations carried out in Idenau and Limbe in the South West region by wildlife officials from the Fako divisional delegation of forestry

Buetec to invest 650 million FCfa to hit the European market


(Business in Cameroon) – Specialised in knitting, dying and sewing and promotional product market leader in Cameroon, Buetec has just announced a 650 million FCFA plan to target the European market where Buetec plans to export 100% made in Cameroon

Nigerian troops who fled Boko Haram now have them on the run

Nigerian soldiers

YOLA, Nigeria (AP) — A year ago, a dozen Nigerian troops fighting about 200 Boko Haram militants in the town of Chibok exhausted their ammunition and ran, leaving the road open for the abduction of nearly 300 girls.Today, Nigerian soldiers

Migrant Crisis: EU Takes Tough Measures


European Union leaders held an extraordinary summit in Brussels April 23, 2015. European Union leaders have taken a decision to henceforth engage in systematic efforts to identify, capture and destroy traffickers’ ships before they are used to transport clandestine migrants