Category: Science & Tech.

Lack of Building Space Inspires Chinese School to Build Running Track on Its Roof


An elementary school in Tiantai, in China’s Zhejiang Province, has a 200-meter running track built on its roof. It’s a strange place to have children running, but the school’s authorities didn’t have much of a choice. There wasn’t any construction

Aliko Dangote promises to set up cement factory in Cameroon before the close of 2014

Dangote Aliko

(Business in Cameroon) – On November 1, 2014, Nigerian billionaire Aliko Dangote paid a short site inspection visit to his cement factory currently being built on the banks of the Wouri River in Douala, Cameroon’s economic capital. According to reliable

Cameroonian SMEs to complete west Douala road work for 14 billion FCFA


(Business in Cameroon) – Out of the total 51 billion FCFA allotted to build the Douala city west road, which is intended to ease traffic between Cameroon’s economic capital and the West and South West regions, 14 billion FCFA will

Cameroon Film Industry Takes Step Forward

Cameroon film

Collywood has merged with the Francophone film industry. A group of French-speaking film-producing Cameroonians have met the representatives of the movie-making industry, Collywood, in Buea to find out progress made so far with film production in Cameroon and to become

ITU Sets Deadline For Broadcast Switchover


The International Telecommunications Union has set June 17, 2015 at midnight as the deadline. The Socio-economic life in Cameroon is going to face some turn due to the transition from the analogue broadcasting system to the digital system. This means

Dangote lands five-year approval for pozzolan quarry in Cameroon


(Business in Cameroon) – According to reliable sources, the Ministry of Industry and Mining has granted the Cameroonian subsidiary of Dangote Cement, owned by Nigerian billionaire, Aliko Dangote (photo), a five-year approval for a 27 hectare pozzolan quarry in Tombel

Radiation Safety Experts Recommend Legal, Regulatory Framework Revision

Experts at work

Experts from the International Atomic Agency, IAEA, have recommended that the government of Cameroon should revise the legal and regulatory framework so that all provisions of the international safety standards are addressed in the laws and statutes. The team made

Experts Review Activities of Cameroon’s Radiation Protection Agency


Nine experts from the International Atomic Energy Agency, IAEA, are in Cameroon to conduct a deep and comprehensive review of the regulatory activities of the National Radiation Protection Agency, NRPA. The delegation, led by Lund Ingemar, arrived in Yaounde on

200 young Cameroonians to be employed on the Kumba-Mamfé road construction project starting in November

Mamfe road

(Business in Cameroon) – According to reliable sources, the Kumba-Mamfé road construction project in South-West Cameroon is to launch in November. The local agency of the International Labour Organisation, which has been providing the Cameroonian government with technical support in

Camtel goes solar

Camtel goes solar

(Business in Cameroon) – Cameroonian Telecommunications (Camtel), Cameroon’s public telecom company, is set to shell out 987 million FCFA for solar panels to supply its 31 sites across the country. Managing Director of Camtel, David Nkotto Emane, indicated that the