April Cameroon cocoa prices remain largely steady versus March

Cocoa prices in Cameroon remained largely steady in April, ranging from 1300 CFA francs ($2.23) in the South-West region to 1600 CFA francs in the Centre. Joachim Landry Nanga Mevoa, the general director of the Cameroon agro-business cooperative (Camagrob), said the crop has not been good so far, partly because farmers have used non-approved pesticides. Read more

Rachel Roy Beyoncé: Cancels Public Appearance Due to ‘Personal Emergency’ Following Drama Over Beyonce’s ‘Lemonade’

Rachel Roy Cancels Public Appearance Due to ‘Personal Emergency’ Following Drama Over Beyonce’s ‘Lemonade’  Rachel Roy stirred the Beyhive — and now she may be feeling the sting. The 42-year-old fashion designer, who Beyoncé fans have accused of being the “Becky with the good hair” mentioned in the singer’s “Lemonade” visual album, canceled a public Read more

Senate Raises Alarm over Inflation of VP’s Residence

The Chairman, Senate Committee on the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Dino Melaye, has summoned the contractor handling the construction of the official residence of the Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo. This is over a failure to complete the project despite the release of over 80% of the total funds allocated. Melaye expressed indignation at some of the Read more

Nigeria to Track Trucks as Fuel Stolen During Shortages

Nigeria’s government is planning to plant tracking devices on trucks as nearly a third of the country’s fuel supply is being stolen in the midst of crippling shortages in Africa’s largest oil producer. About 30 percent of Nigeria’s refined fuel is being “diverted” and often smuggled into neighboring countries, Emmanuel Kachikwu, state minister for petroleum Read more