Continuous Unrest in Southern Cameroon
A peaceful strike which began on Monday, 28th November 2016 in the University of Buea ended up with police throwing stones & tear gas, arresting innocent students, breaking into their houses forcefully-one reportedly raped a 17-year-old girl!
Cameroon 2017 Budget Draft
Cameroon’s draft budget for 2017, tabled at the National Assembly on 21st November 2016 during a plenary sitting of the Assembly is 4,373.8 billion CFAF. This amount is 139.1 billion over that of 2016.
High Tax Rates an Issue to Medium-Sized Firms
The “Paving Taxes 2017”report published on 17 November by the audit and consultancy firm, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), and the World Bank indicate that out of 53 African countries, Cameroon is ranked 44th, with a tax pressure rate reaching 57.7% of the turnover of medium-sized companies.
Comeci S.A Fighting Bankruptcy
CompagnieÉquatoriale pour le Commerce et le Créditd’Investissement (COMECI S.A) has summoned all debtors of the microfinance to pay their debts or get prepared to lose their assets/face legal prosecution. This is a desperate measure to save the institution which is near bankruptcy.
The Launch of Africa’s First Luxury Perfume.
Africa’s very first luxury perfume named “Scent of Africa” was launched in an exclusive and star-studded event in Lagos. The perfume is a “blend of sophistication and elegance that pays homage to Africa in celebrating its rich identity”.
Lady Gaga’s Emotional Sunday Morning Interview on CBS
“I miss people. I miss, you know, going anywhere and meeting a random person and saying ‘Hi’ and having a conversation about life. I love people,” she said, tearfully. The singeralso spoke about having to perform at the upcoming Victoria’s Secret fashion show, and also during halftime at the Super Bowl.
Angels in Paris
A few days to the Victoria’s Secret show 2016 in Paris. The VS angels are already in Paris, prepping for the show. Meanwhile, for the third time since its creation, a coloured-skin model (Jasmine Tookes ) will wear the $3 million bright night fantasy bra.
Let My Shoes Connect our Hearts
An investment banker once bought a pair of Converse shoes with artwork, from a guy called Ferstein. Discovering how much people loved the shoes, he partnered with Ferstein to form a company named Bucketfeet. Bucketfeet gives over 40,000 artists in 120 countries, the chance to sell their artwork.
Winner of She Leads Africa’s Demo Day
The leader of She Leads Africa demo day was Fresh Direct Produce and Agro-Allied Services (an eco-friendly social enterprise which produces organic produce through hydroponics). They won a N2-million investment, as well as business support services.
Get your Artwork Round the World.
5th international reggae poster contest 2016 for graphic designers and artists. Create a poster about reggae music and have your work exhibited in several Art of Reggae exhibitions around the world.
Let your Idea Partake in Changing the World
Young leaders around the world are invited by the World Bank and the Wharton School to help shape the international development agenda; and to take an active role in changing the world. All you need to do is submit an innovative idea. Learn more