Featured Cameroon

Billionaire Gertler threatens NGOs over Congo investigation into evading US sanctions

Global Witness and the Platform to Protect Whistleblowers in Africa (PPLAAF) said they condemn a criminal complaint filed against them in France by Afriland First Bank, a Cameroonian financial institution named in the Undermining Sanctions investigation. “For two of the principal subjects of our report to threaten or file… Read More

Sanctioned Billionaire Finds a Haven in Tiny Congolese Bank

A year ago in June, a group of bankers marched into a U.S. Treasury office in Washington on perhaps the most important mission of their careers: to save a country from financial collapse. Among them was Willy Mulamba, Citigroup Inc.’s top executive in the Democratic Republic of Congo, a… Read More

Cameroon’s Cannabis Plans Go Up in Smoke

Gilbert Mvondo is still waiting to be paid for carving dirt roads through the Cameroonian rainforest, where foreign investors promised to create jobs cultivating cannabis and other crops for export. Residents of the southern region of Meyomessala were recruited in early 2016 by local officials to prepare the ground for… Read More
10th September 2019
Efforts by the Bank of Central African States (BEAC) to tackle money laundering and restock woefully thin foreign exchange reserves are causing dire currency shortages and delays to transactions across the six-nation currency union, businesses say. New BEAC rules introduced in June are aimed at bringing order to a monetary… Read More
19th August 2016
Cameroon’s anti corruption unit Conac have odered the arrest of the President of the CPDM section of Ngie in Momo. Ubango Helly, owner of UB Relax Company Ltd,a prominent transportation agency within Bamenda, is since yesterday August 18th, 2016 loitering in a cell at the judicial police in Bamenda. Since… Read More