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UK aid will be “even quicker and smarter” in 2019 as the number of people in need of humanitarian assistance globally will be double the UK population

The need for humanitarian aid will remain especially high in 2019, driven by conflict in countries like Cameroon and the Central African Republic

The UK is stepping up preparations for global humanitarian crises in 2019 and harnessing the power of satellite and supercomputer technology to better predict where disasters will strike. International Development Secretary Penny Mordaunt said the UK will take early action to prepare for crises where possible in 2019, not just dealing with the aftermath of dire humanitarian…

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Center for Human Rights and Democracy in Africa (CHRDA) condemns the killing and public dragging of Anglophones in the Francophone - Bangourain - West Region

Demands on the government to immediately work with all parties to have a dialogue and end the Anglophone crisis

Calls on Francophones and Anglophones to exercise restraint and refrain from hate speech and retaliation against one another; Demands on the government to immediately work with all parties to have a dialogue and end the Anglophone crisis. The Center for Human Rights and Democracy in Africa (“CHRDA”) (https://CHRDA.org) is stunned…

Source: Africa Regional Media Hub |

MEDIA ADVISORY | Online video press briefing with Tibor P. Nagy, Jr., Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of African Affairs

08:30 EST/13:30UTC Friday, December 21

EVENT: Please join us on at 08:30 EST/13:30UTC Friday, December 21 for an online video press briefing with the Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of African Affairs, Ambassador Tibor P. Nagy, Jr.  Assistant Secretary Nagy will discuss the Trump Administration’s new Africa strategy.   Broadcast-quality video and audio files will be made…

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UK invests £100 million for renewable energy projects in Africa

UK's £100 million extra funding to the Renewable Energy Performance Platform will support up to 40 new renewable energy projects in sub-Saharan Africa

Hundreds of thousands of people in sub-Saharan Africa will get access to electricity for the first time thanks to an extra £100 million of funding from the UK government announced at COP24 in Poland. The new investment triples funds for the Renewable Energy Performance Platform (REPP), to support up to…

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International Monetary Fund (IMF) Executive Board Completes Third Review of the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement for Cameroon

Cameroon to receive the fourth US$76.3 million disbursement from International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Program performance has improved, with progress in delayed structural reforms; fund supported program aims to restore Cameroon’s and CEMAC’s external and fiscal sustainability and to encourage growth. The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) today completed the third review of the arrangement under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF)…

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ENGIE to fuel first buses with compressed natural gas in Cote d’Ivoire

The compressed natural gas (CNG) fuelling station is located on Société des Transports Abidjanais (SOTRA’s) premises in Yopougon, Abidjan

The Ivorian Minister of Transport, Mr Amadou Koné, and several government Ministers gathered to launch a ground breaking initiative as part of the country’s commitment to the Paris COP 21 agreement. The Minister unveiled a fleet of buses commissioned by the Société des Transports Abidjanais (SOTRA), supplied by IVECO and…

Source: United Kingdom Foreign and Commonwealth Office |

Preventing further conflict in Cameroon and the Lake Chad Basin

Statement by Ambassador Jonathan Allen, UK Deputy Permanent Representative to the UN, at the Security Council Briefing on UNOCA

Statement by Ambassador Jonathan Allen Thank you Mr President. I may I also thank Special Representative Fall and Ms Ghelani of OCHA for briefing the Council today and for all that your respective teams are doing in what is a complicated and difficult region as you’ve both set out. Today…

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UK aid for children caught up in Cameroon conflict

The UK is to supply new emergency aid to help tackle a humanitarian crisis in Cameroon, as the Minister for Africa, Harriett Baldwin calls for full humanitarian access to save thousands of children’s lives

ighting between Anglophone separatists and Cameroon security forces has displaced almost half a million people since tensions flared more than a year ago in the North-West and South-West regions of the country. The humanitarian situation on the ground is deteriorating, food supplies are critical and thousands of children are at…

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Bafoussam Hosts the First English Access Microscholarship Program Graduation

This is a two-year U.S. Embassy-sponsored program that helps young Cameroonians to improve their English language skills

Forty Access students, along with their families, teachers, and local authorities, celebrated their graduation from the English Access Microscholarship Program. This is a two-year U.S. Embassy-sponsored program that helps young Cameroonians to improve their English language skills. Embassy Cultural Affairs Officer Will Romine congratulated students on their effort and commitment…

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Greenpeace Africa & Cameroonian Artists Launch Campaign Against Land Grabbing

The use of humorous videos and sketches is a medium by actress like Nsang Dilong, Freddy Kristel and Alene Menget to introduce the serious issue of land grabbing in a manner that all Cameroonians can understand

Greenpeace Africa (www.Greenpeace.org/Africa) in partnership with Nsang Dilong, Freddy Kristel and Alene Menget today launched a campaign against land grabbing using videos and online petition in Cameroon. The launch of the campaign in Douala comes after a field visit to the villages of Bitye, Edjom, Ndibessong, Zoumeyo and Ekok, which…