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US strips Cameroon of AGOA benefits for human rights violations 2 Jan 2020

US President Donald Trump has stripped the Central African country of Cameroon of its benefits under the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) over "persistent gross violations of internationally recognised human rights".


Cameroon stripped of AGOA benefits for human rights violations 4 Nov 2019

US President Donald Trump has announced his intention to strip the Central African country of Cameroon of its benefits under the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) over "persistent gross violations of internationally recognized human rights".


Cameroon cotton sector gets $118m financial boost 19 Dec 2017

Cameroon’s cotton industry has received another boost thanks to EUR100m (US$118m) in financing that will be used to buy raw cotton from farmers and process this into cotton fibre for export.


Cameroon cotton industry receives $16.5m boost 6 Apr 2017

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has pledged a EUR15.5m (US$16.5m) investment to support the production of cotton in the Central African country of Cameroon.


CAMEROON: Inks trade agreement with EU 30 Jul 2014

Cameroon has ratified an economic and trade deal with the European Union giving improved access for its exports to the EU member states.


CAMEROON: Joins Cotton made in Africa initiative 16 May 2014

Cotton made in Africa (CmiA), an initiative designed to help African cotton farmers, has now extended to Cameroon, making it the seventh project country.


CAMEROON: Made in Africa tennis shoe brand launched 16 Apr 2010

A new tennis shoe brand, Sawa, “100% made in Africa” has been launched.


CAMEROON: Puma extends football supply deal 7 Dec 2006

Sportslifestyle firm Puma has expanded a deal with Cameroon Football Association initially signed in 1997.