Cameroon Current Affairs, GK & News

Bannerman’s Turaco

Bannerman’s Turaco is at the brink of extinction. Key facts The population of the bird species Bannerman’s Turaco is deteriorating because of habitat loss and the ancient hunting tradition for obtaining these birds’ feathers. This bird species is categorized as Endangered in the International Union for Conservation of Nature Red List of Threatened Species. There ..

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Uvariopsis dicaprio

Uvariopsis dicaprio is a newly identified tree species. It is the first new tree species to be described in 2022. It was discovered in tropical Ebo forest of Cameroon and is native to the region. The tree has been added to the Strange and Spectacular list of plant species. The tree has been classified as ..

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African Elephant Crisis

The African elephant population in Central African countries like Cameroon has fallen by more than 30% in the last 7 years. African Elephant The African elephant is a genus- consisting of 2 species: the African forest elephant and the African bush elephant. They are listed as vulnerable species by IUCN. African elephant species are found ..

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Paul Biya wins the Presidential elections in Cameroon

The President of the central African country Cameroon for the last 37 years- Paul Biya recently won in the Presidential elections held in the country, by obtaining complete majority. His party -Cameroon People’s Democratic Movement (RDPC) won 139 out of 167 declared seats. The Elections were cancelled in 13 other seats, in some regions and ..

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Sadio Mane named African Footballer of the year

27-year-old Senegalese forward Sadio Mane was named as the Confederation of African Football’s (CAF) Men’s player of the year  2019 on Tuesday, 7th January 2020 after beating the likes of his Liverpool teammate and Egyptian forward Mohamed Salah and Algerian and Manchester City winger Riyad Mahrez. Sadio Mane became the second Senegalese after El Hadji-Diouf, ..

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India nominates Ramesh Chand to head Food and Agriculture Organisation

India has nominated member of Niti Ayog, Ramesh Chandra to head Food and Agricultural Organisation. Ramesh Chand’s candidature is challenged by Qu Dongyu of China, Medi Moungui of Cameroon, Catherine Geslain-Laneelle of France and Davit Kirvalidze of Georgia. To get elected to the post of Director-General of FAO, the candidate needs to secure a simple ..

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