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Cameroon’s 10 Year Governance Report Picks Hole On Accountability

The 2016 Ibrahim Index of African Governance (IIAG) published recently by the Mo Ibrahim Foundation-UK indicates that Cameroon has failed in overall governance in Africa within the last decade. According to the index, Cameroon came 38/54 with a total score … Continue reading

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123 Elephant Tusks Confiscated in SWR

Some123 elephant tusks and 350Kg of Pangolin scales have been confiscated by the Southwest Regional Delegation of Forestry and Wildlife at the Tiko Warf. The confiscation was effected in the night of Monday 24th October, 2016 by a team comprising … Continue reading

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MOUNT CAMEROON MAY ERUPT IN 2017?

Some 17 years after the Mount Cameroon eruption, speculations are rife that the mountain is likely to erupt again any moment from now. “Scientifically, we have established a periodicity of the eruption of the Mountain that runs from 17 to … Continue reading

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SWECSON Unveils 3-Year Action Plan

  The President of the Southwest Civil Society Organization (SWECSON), Louis Nkembi has unveiled a 13-point plan of action which his team will undertake during their three-year mandate. Principal amongst these are increasing the visibility and profile of SWECSON (nationally … Continue reading

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IUCN Sets Out To ‘Expose’ Cameroonian NGOs

The International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) through her Programme for Central and West Africa (IUCN-PACO) has embarked on bringing the activities of some Cameroonian environmental conservation NGOs into the lime light. These national NGOs include the ERuDeF, … Continue reading

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9 Companies Fined 52 Million for Polluting Environment

Government is advancing concerted assaults on companies caught polluting the environment with waste from their industrial activities or breaking other environmental laws. The Southwest Delegation of Environment and Protection of Nature (MNEPEDED), has since October 2009 bombarded nine companies with … Continue reading

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Over 1000 to Converge on Lillehammer for ‘GIJC15’.

Some 1,000 reporters and editors from 100 countries in Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe, Latin America, and the Middle East will be meeting in Lillehammer-Norway, October 8 to 11, for the 9th Global Investigative Journalism Conference 2015 (GIJC15). The Global Investigative … Continue reading

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