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[3 Aug 2017 | No Comment | ]
Customs records FCFA 600M deficit after Economic Partnership Agreement

By Theodore M. Ndze
The Cameroon Customs Department has lost the sum of FCFA 600 million after signing the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) with the European Union on August 4, 2016. This information was made known recently during the Customs-Enterprises Forum which took place in Douala on June 21, 2017.
Speaking during the two day workshop, the Director General of Customs, Edwin Fongod Nuvaga said the deficit could increase drastically as days go by due to fraud, corruption and black market transactions at the Douala seaport.
The Director General of Customs also warned …

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[3 Aug 2017 | One Comment | ]
U.S. Vice Consul warns in interview with The Star: Watch Out For Visa Fixers

The Vice Consul of the U.S. Consulate in the United States Embassy, Yaounde, Timothy Johnson has in an exclusive interview with The Star newspaper spoken of the urgent need to avoid Visa Fixers, their work load, processing of visa applications of different categories and the perennial difficulties they encounter in the execution of their rigorous duties from some applicants. He emphatically dwelled on the issues of visa applications, why some regular visitors to the United States are sometimes refused visas, increase in visa fee and the now cumbersome procedure of …