SystemOne awards Cameroon 5 Star Quality Program for GxAlert excellence

SystemOne, a global health disease intelligence for rapid detection and response, has awarded Cameroon a 5 Star Quality Program for GxAlert Technical Excellence. GxAlert is SystemOne’s first connectivity platform enabling instant visibility into and communication from medical diagnostic devices. The 5 Star program recognizes countries using GxAlert capabilities to optimize their diagnostic landscape. In order […]

Cameroon forces about 1,000 refuges into Nigeria

Cameroon authorities forced nearly 900 refugees back to northern Nigeria against their will this week, violating an agreement between the two countries to shield thousands from Boko Haram violence, the United Nations said on Thursday. The Cameroonian government denied force had been used to send refugees home and said repatriation had taken place with the […]

13,000 Nigerian refugees flee to Cameroon

UN reports have claimed that thousands of Nigerians are still fleeing the north because of violence from the renown terrorist group known as Boko Haram. Boko Haram menace continues to send thousands of poor Nigerians into Cameroon to take refuge and save their souls. The number of people fleeing Nigeria for Cameroon is about 13,000, […]

African markets factors Jan. 17, 2018

The following company announcements, scheduled economic indicators, debt and currency market moves and political events may affect African markets on Wednesday. – – – – – GLOBAL MARKETS Asian stocks stepped back from a record high on Wednesday as the region’s resource shares were hit by falling oil and commodity prices while digital currencies tumbled […]

African market factors Dec. 28, 2017

GLOBAL MARKETS Asian shares rose to a one-month high on Thursday and were on track for their best annual performance since 2009, while commodity-driven currencies were buoyed by a strong copper, which held near a four-year peak. WORLD OIL PRICES Oil prices were stable on Thursday with trading activity drying up ahead of the New […]

How Nigerians run slave camps in Libya -Reuters

The new slave trade-human trafficking in Libya is being carried out by many nationalities, including Nigerians and Ghanaians, according to a Cameroonian returnee, who was abducted in the country. Foka Fotsi, who was trafficked twice, told Reuters that those in charge of one of the places where he was held included Ghanaians and Nigerians. Fotsi story […]

CAR joins Afreximbank community (Countries on Afreximbank list)

The number of African countries represented on the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) as participating states and/or shareholders has risen to 49 with the presentation of an Instrument of Accession to the Bank by the Central African Republic in Bangui. The presentation of the instrument took place during a visit to President Faustin-Archange Touadéra of Central […]

AfDB launches Presidential Youth Advisory Group

  The President of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina, has launched the Presidential Youth Advisory Group (PYAG) to provide insights and innovative solutions for job creation for Africa’s youth, as outlined in the Bank’s Jobs for Youth in Africa Strategy (JfYA) (http://APO.af/nRtVAs). The Jobs for Youth in Africa initiative aims at creating […]

African markets factors for Nov 6, 2017

The following company announcements, scheduled economic indicators, debt and currency market moves and political events may affect African markets on Monday. – – – – – GLOBAL MARKETS Asian shares stepped away from recent decade highs on Monday while the U.S. dollar staged a broad-based rally and oil jumped to a more than two-year peak […]

African markets factors to watch Oct. 31, 2017

The following company announcements, scheduled economic indicators, debt and currency market moves and political events may affect African markets on Tuesday. – – – – – GLOBAL MARKETS Asian stocks were mostly sluggish on Tuesday after weakness on Wall Street, while the dollar sagged following news that investigators probing Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. […]

Factors to watch African markets Oct. 27, 2017

The following company announcements, scheduled economic indicators, debt and currency market moves and political events may affect African markets on Friday. – – – – – GLOBAL MARKETS Asian shares gained on Friday as technology shares were boosted by upbeat earnings from U.S. high-tech giants while the euro hovered near three-month low against the dollar […]

African markets factors Oct 17, 2017

  The following company announcements, scheduled economic indicators, debt and currency market moves and political events may affect African markets on Tuesday. – – – – – EVENTS: NIGERIA – Expecting inflation data for September from the statistics office. The rate slowed for a seventh month in August to 16.01 percent. GLOBAL MARKETS Oil prices […]

Afreximbank move closer to serve all African countries

Membership of the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has moved closer to full coverage of the African continent with the decision by the island of Comoros to join the continental multilateral trade finance institution as a participating state. Comoros activated its membership as Afreximbank’s 46th participating state on 12 September when Said Ali Said Chayhane, the […]

Reuters Market watch Sept. 14

The following company announcements, scheduled economic indicators, debt and currency market moves and political events may affect African markets on Thursday. – – – – – EVENTS: *Uganda plans to offer a petroleum exploration license to Armour Energy Limited GLOBAL MARKETS Asian stocks held steady on Thursday, consolidating after touching their highest in a decade […]

Kamerbigbang: Where the youths showcase their talents

Angele Messa runs Kamerbigbang.com an online business in Cameroon that works with the youth by equipping them with practical skills necessary to gain quality education which then facilitates their inclusion into the job market or transforms them into job creators. Her target is to change the African youth unemployment narrative by allowing the young people to […]

Nigeria moves closer to World Cup

Victor Moses inspired Nigeria to take a step closer to World Cup qualification on Friday but Cameroon, Ghana and South Africa suffered serious blows to their chances of reaching next year’s finals in Russia. Moses scored once and helped set up two others as Nigeria hammered African champions Cameroon 4-0 in Uyo to keep up […]

African markets August 28 update

The following company announcements, scheduled economic indicators, debt and currency market moves and political events may affect African markets on Monday. – – – – – GLOBAL MARKETS U.S. gasoline futures hit a two-year high on Monday after Hurricane Harvey pummeled the heart of America’s energy industry, while the euro hit a 2-1/2-year peak after […]

Boko Haram uses more children for bombing in 2017

Boko Haram militants in northeast Nigeria have sent out four times as many child suicide bombers this year as they used in all of 2016, the United Nations Children’s Fund said on Tuesday. Eighty-three children had been used as bombers since Jan. 1, 2017, UNICEF said. Of those, 55 were girls, mostly under 15 years […]

MEDx eHealthCenter will help balance demand and supply of healthcare services – Achere

Brenda Achere is Engagement Manager for Africa at MEDx eHealthCenter, a digital health solution headquartered in The Netherlands. Please introduce your company. MEDx eHealthCenter (also known as MEDxCare) is a global IT SAAS (Software As A Service) solution, being a multi-service digital Hospital platform, targeting the needs of HealthCare Seekers and HealthCare Providers in growth markets, […]

Arican markets: What to see on August 7

The following company announcements, scheduled economic indicators, debt and currency market moves and political events may affect African markets on Monday. – – – – – GLOBAL MARKETS Asian stocks advanced on Monday, taking their cue from Wall Street, while the dollar moderated but retained most gains made on stronger-than-expected July jobs growth and the […]

Super Eagles and 2018 World Cup

ONE month from now, precisely on September 1st and 5th, Nigeria will file out against perennial rivals Cameroon in their double-header of 2018 World Cup qualifiers. It promises to be the biggest matches for the Super Eagles this year and the results will most likely decide Nigeria’s World Cup fate – and that of the […]

Nigeria not ready: Unable to secure ILO membership

Nigeria’s unpreparedness and inability to get her politics right at the African Union Commission’s Specialized Technical meeting on Social Development Labour and Employment, held in Algiers, Algeria in April cost the country its regular membership status of the International Labour Organization (ILO). Africa’s representatives were chosen for the Titular members of the ILO at the […]

BERTOLA MACHINE-TOOL LIMITED: Nigeria’s largest MACHINES & TECHNICAL EQUIPMENT warehouse

BERTOLA MACHINE-TOOL LIMITED is Nigeria’s largest MACHINES & TECHNICAL EQUIPMENT warehouse with fully equipped maintenance workshops. Established in 1981 as Bertola International Ltd, which name was later modified in 1986 to Bertola Machine-Tool Ltd to depict the nature of its operations. It was incorporated under The Companies and Allied Matters Act, 1990, with Registration Number […]