Category: Science & Tech.

Cameroon: WACS submarine cable expected to be operational as of July, 2015


(Business in Cameroon) – After the SAT3, the second submarine fibre-optic cable connected to Cameroon, the WACS, should be operational starting July 1, 2015 now that Camtel has completed its construction of the fibre-optic connection between Limbe, where the WACS

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

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

E-governance: Government Signs MoU With KOICA


The FCFA 1.2 billion project is expected to bring services closer to the people. A press release from the Korea International Cooperation Agency, Cameroon office, KOICA, says the institution on March 27, 2015, signed a Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, with

Cameroon: South Africa-based Kazang to launch à la carte electricity consumption service


(Business in Cameroon) – Within the framework of the enhancement projects for electricity transportation/ distribution and rural electrification being carried out by the Electricity Development Corporation and the Rural Electrification Agency, Cameroon could be hiring the services of Kazang to

Cameroon railway expansion feasibility study will soon start

Cameroon rail

(Business in Cameroon) – The 3rd session of the Chad-Cameroon Commission, held from March 2-9, 2015 in Yaoundé, culminated in the press release on the adoption of “a simplified procedural manual on the development of a feasibility study on the

Dangote group opens 3rd cement factory

Dangote cement factory

(Business in Cameroon) – The cement factory built on the banks of the Wouri River by Nigerian billionaire Aliko Dangote (an investment of 50 billion FCFA) will start production in the next few days and will also start selling its

Cameroon: 1,000 hectares of plantain to be developed in the North-West


Business in Cameroon) – In the framework of “Grassfields Rural Infrastructure and Participatory Development Support Programme” financed by the African Development Bank (ADB), the North-West region plans to develop 1,000 hectares of plantain in Widikum. This was recently announced during

Chinese Maternity Hospital Lets Expecting Dads Experience Labor Pains


When a recent study revealed that expectant mothers want more empathy from their spouses, the executives at Aima maternity hospital in eastern China came up with a wonderful idea – ‘Pain Experience Camp’. The camp offers fathers-to-be the chance to

Moroccan company Alliances to build affordable housing in Cameroon


(Business in Cameroon) – After meeting with officials at the Ministry of Economy, CEO of the Moroccan construction group, Alliances, Alami Lazraq revealed on December 18, 2014 in Yaoundé that Alliances will be taking part in the implementation of the