China Consortium Plans To Build Cameroon Bus

YAOUNDE, Cameroon -(Dow Jones)- China General Technology Group Holding Ltd. and China Machinery Company are in talks with top Cameroon government officials and private investors to build the first-ever bus and tractor assembly plant in the African nation. “We met the Prime Minister to discuss and get the government’s support for the assembly plant for…

Africa and Nigeria Mourn

Called from the BBC Sad and untimely, the death of President Umaru Yar’Adua, at 58, nevertheless brings to an end a period of profound uncertainty in Nigeria. Mr Yar’Adua’s ill health overshadowed his presidency from the outset in 2007, hampering his ability to push through reform and counter powerful interest groups resisting change. More recently,…