Source: U.S. Embassy in Cameroon |

General Refurbishments and Repairs

The US Embassy is seeking the services of a qualified vendor to provide the below services

Product/service required: Painting, cleaning and Refurbishment at the CDC Office The US Embassy is seeking the services of a qualified vendor to provide the below services; Clean and deodorize Rooms 103 – 122 and surrounding offices, repair 8 square meters of a damaged wall (Room 110), and paint various sections…

African Energy Chamber
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In Central Africa, a revolutionary driller is teaching us a lesson about oil (By Mickael Vogel, Director of Strategy, African Energy Chamber)

As drilling activity picked up, production increased, and so did revenues

By Mickael Vogel, Director of Strategy, African Energy Chamber Chad’s rigs count has been surprisingly high for a year now, in a country that produces only about 100,000 bopd. With seven rigs deployed on its territory since September 2018 accoridng to Baker Hughes GE, Chad counts more rigs than most…

Source: United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) |

EU provides N102m in emergency humanitarian aid to tackle child undernutrition in Sokoto and Zamfara States

As many as 280,000 children under five years of age across the states of Sokota and Zamfara are estimated to be suffering from severe acute malnutrition

The European Union is allocating an additional €300 000 (N102m) in humanitarian aid to provide life-saving treatment to undernourished children in Nigeria’s northwestern states of Sokoto and Zamfara, where violence and forced displacement are leading to a further deterioration of the situation. The funds will allow UNICEF to provide undernourished…

Source: United Nations - Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General |

Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on announcement of a national dialogue in Cameroon

The Secretary-General welcomes the announcement made today by President Paul Biya on the launch of a national dialogue process in Cameroon. He encourages the Government of Cameroon to ensure that the process is inclusive and addresses the challenges facing the country. He calls on all Cameroonian stakeholders, including the Diaspora, to participate…

Source: British High Commission - Yaounde |

Cameroon sends 15 scholars to study in the UK

8 women and 7 men will be pursuing a fully-funded master’s degree course on subjects including human rights, public health, development, IT and wildlife in the UK

British High Commissioner to Cameroon, Rowan James Laxton called on the 15 scholars to be real ambassadors of Cameroon to the UK and ensure they make the best out of this lifetime opportunity. Talking about UK education, the British diplomat said: "UK education opens doors, wherever you go in the…

National Basketball Association (NBA)
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National Basketball Association (NBA) and OCP Group announce Multiyear Partnership to expand Jr. NBA Programming in Morocco and Rwanda

10-Time NBA All-Star Ray Allen Attends Jr. NBA Launch Events in Khouribga and Benguerir, Morocco

The OCP Group (OCP) (www.OCPGroup.ma), a world-leader in the phosphate industry, and the National Basketball Association (NBA) (www.NBA.com) today announced a new, multiyear partnership to expand Jr. NBA programs, teach life skills and build new basketball courts in Khouribga and Benguerir, Morocco and in the Rwandan capital of Kigali, while…

Africa Oil & Power Conference
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Noble Energy Makes New Equatorial Guinea Petroleum Discovery

Equatorial Guinea’s Ministry of Mines and Hydrocarbons (MMH) is pleased to announce that U.S. oil and gas company Noble Energy has made a discovery in offshore Block I

Noble Energy makes oil discovery in Block I, located in Equatorial Guinea’s offshore sector; The well was drilled to a total depth of 4,417 meters and is expected to produce first oil in October 2019; As a champion of oil and gas development in Africa, Minister of Mines and Hydrocarbons…

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Merck Foundation to conduct 6th Edition of “Merck Africa Asia Luminary” October 2019 in Ghana

African First Ladies and Ministers of Health, Gender, Information and Education from 20 African countries will attend the conference

The 6th edition of Merck Africa Asia Luminary will be co-chaired by H.E. MADAM REBECCA AKUFO-ADDO, The First Lady of Ghana and Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation  (Merck-Foundation.com); The President of Ghana, H.E. MR. NANA ADDO DANKWA AKUFO-ADDO will officially inaugurate the “Merck Africa Asia Luminary”; 2nd Anniversary…

Source: Facebook |

Facebook celebrates 'Icons of Change' from across Sub-Saharan Africa with a Youth Gathering in Accra, Ghana

The event aims to celebrate Africa's next generation of leaders and innovators, whilst providing opportunities to network, connect and create positive dialogue

Facebook (www.facebook.com) is bringing together 40 young leaders, developers, entrepreneurs and change makers from across Sub-Saharan Africa, to a two day event in Accra, Ghana, titled “Celebrating Icons of Change”. Taking place on 23 & 24th August, the event aims to celebrate Africa's next generation of leaders and innovators, whilst…

Source: United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) |

School closures in West and Central Africa triple since 2017, as education comes under fire across the region

UNICEF Child Alert warns that upsurge in attacks and threats of violence against schools, students and teachers have pushed more than 1.9 million children out of school

More than 1.9 million children have been forced out of school in West and Central Africa due to an upsurge in attacks and threats of violence against education across the region, UNICEF said today in a new report. As of June 2019, 9,272 schools were closed in Burkina Faso, Cameroon,…