Cameroon: Latest News
Dana Sanchez, 11:00 am
Gold also benefited as investors sought a safe-haven investment amid the rising political tensions in the Middle East and on renewed uncertainty about the outlook for U.S. monetary policy.
Dana Sanchez, 3:37 pm
Google announced Thursday it plans to add five African languages – Somali, Igbo, Hausa, Yoruba and Zulu – to its list of options on Google Translate, the search engine giant’s free automatic translation service. Here’s how one person responded to Google’s invitation to evaluate its African language translations. “Overjoyed to hear this. Wow, Hausa on Google Translation.”
Keren Mikva, 11:00 am
The good news is that the Brazilian wandering spider is also called “natural Viagra,” but don’t get too excited. The venom can cause erections in male victims, which can last for hours and lead to impotence. So be VERY careful what you wish for.
Keren Mikva, 9:00 am
Cameroonian star striker Samuel Eto’o scored more than 100 goals in five seasons with his previous team, Barcelona, and is the most decorated African player of all time, winning the African Player of the Year four times.
Makula Dunbar, 11:58 am
More than 500 Pentecostal churches call Cameroon home. Yet only 50 are legal, claim government officials in the Central African coastal nation.
Isaac Mwangi, 11:00 am
Using locally-made materials, the greenhouses are built in a way that makes it easy to harvest rainwater. Available in various sizes, they’re suitable for urban farming, where land is often scarce. The problem is, most farmers can’t afford them.
Dana Sanchez, 2:16 pm
Telecommunications companies, and mobile networks in particular, frequently disclose the proportion of their revenues that come from carrying data rather than voice traffic, according to moneyterms.co.uk. This does have an impact on margins and growth prospects, but the impact is not straightforward and extrapolating from this data is not easy.
Dana Sanchez, 9:15 am
With Chinese investment in Sub-Saharan Africa estimated to be at about $122 billion, a 15-country survey is being planned to learn what Africans think of Chinese companies operating there. “It’s clear that there are widespread negative perceptions about (China’s) involvement,” says Professor Deon Rossouw of the Ethics Institute of South Africa. “Given the importance of the relationship, particularly to Africa, we cannot rely on rumor and misinformation.”
Makula Dunbar, 5:53 pm
Following independence, many sub-Saharan African countries adopted the language of their colonisers as the official national language. English, French and Portuguese are therefore still widely spoken across the continent.
Dana Sanchez, 3:25 pm
Total’s ambition is to take a leading position in mobile payment distribution in Africa, said Momar Nguer, Total’s marketing and services division director for Africa and Middle-East.
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