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Cameroon’s $1bn hydropower dam is taking shape

Global Construction Review | Belgian contractor Besix has released images from its project in Cameroon to build a 1.5-km-long, 420MW hydroelectic dam on the River Sanaga, a rare public-private partnership (PPP) in sub-Saharan Africa. Besix won the contract for the Nachtigal dam in 2018 with French infrastructure company Nouvelles Générations …

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CAF chief visits Cameroon, says Cup of Nations will be success [+video]

beIN SPORTS | The CAF chief’s visit comes against a backdrop of persistent rumours that the January 9-February 6 continental showpiece could be called off or delayed. Confederation of African Football president Patrice Motsepe arrived in Cameroon on Monday and said he wanted to make next month’s troubled Africa Cup …

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Cameroonian newspaper editor finally acquitted, released after 16 months

Reporters sans frontières | Emmanuel Mbombog Mbog Matip, a Cameroonian newspaper editor who was detained in a completely arbitrary manner for 16 months and had to spend a further week in prison after his acquittal, has finally been freed. Reporters Without Borders (RSF) welcomes his release but fears further proceedings …

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