COAT OF ARMS
Government: Unitary Dominant-Party Presidential Republic
Current President: Paul Biya
Population: 27,744,989 (2020)
Land Size: 475,442 sq km (183,568 sq miles)
Major Ethnic Groups:
- Fri - Oct 22, 2021: UN Says Boko Haram Is Weakened, but Remains a Threat, Calls for Renewed Efforts to Rebuild Cameroon - AllAfrica News: Cameroon
[VOA] Maroua, Cameroon -- A top U.N. official for central Africa recently visited the Lake Chad Basin to assess living conditions in the area. Years of attacks by Boko Haram have left much of the infrastructure there in ruins.
- Thu - Oct 21, 2021: African Handball Confederation Zone IV - Senator Raymond Mbita Is New President - AllAfrica News: Cameroon
[Cameroon Tribune] He was elected unanimously by voters from the Zone four October 19, 2021 through video conference.
- Thu - Oct 21, 2021: Civil Status Registration System - Modernised Strategy in Place - AllAfrica News: Cameroon
[Cameroon Tribune] Known as PAMEC, it seeks to ensure a reliable and inclusive civil status registry.
- Thu - Oct 21, 2021: Civil Status Registration - Little Modernisation Steps - AllAfrica News: Cameroon
[Cameroon Tribune] Government has embarked on modernising the civil status registration system in the country to facilitate development and meet international norms.
- Thu - Oct 21, 2021: Local Development - Vast Rehabilitation of Roads Underway - AllAfrica News: Cameroon
[Cameroon Tribune] Government has made available an estimated FCFA 50 billion for road maintenance nationwide.