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Business Sensation News: Vivendi's ghost "visavis" wakes up.
The Italian TV RAI had registered European mark "International RAI" "without to verify" for the existence of commercial activity in the same sector of the French company RAI International.

Please I am looking for my friend Ernest. Did Ernest Molua attend University of Ibadan Nigeria. If no, u may not reply the mail

Can you please assist me in getting contact with your Import/Trade Division? I'm an Export based company in Los Angeles, CA (USA). I directly connected with a number of manufacturers, suppliers and distributors. I would like to establish a business relationship with companies looking to import products from the United States.

Your assistance and cooperation is greatly appreciated.

Sincerely,
Sullivan Smith, CEO
BRIMIK Enterprises, LLC
001-323-757-7706 Office
001-323-854-0368 Mobile

More information could be obtained by sending an email to contact@gbdusa.com or a telephone enquiry directed to +237 771 36 03, +237 645 00 36, +237 922 31 35, +237 988 38 34 or direct from the USA at +1 630 670 5551. Visit the website of Global Business Dynamics, Inc.: www.gbdusa.com for more information

please do well to send to Makuna'scontact addres via the net;
i want her mother to bring some thing for me in the States
Thanks Mola Ndeley

NOKIA 6300 “THE KILLER PHONE”

I write this letter with grave concern as so many people who are un-knowingly using the above phone which can cause serious damage to their health which is sold in Asia and the Middle East

I was much lucky to have detected the fault early as my wife got ear infection due to the aforesaid mobile phone which is widely sold here by the agents and also promoted by Dialog Telekom on easy payments scheme The biggest worry is that this particular model is not suitable at all for long conversations as it gets extremely hot, loud and has no voice filtering, therefore could cause damage to ear drum and also damage brain cells. Surprisingly it has passed the test of Sri Lanka Telecom Regulatory Standards and the only reason I feel it got through the test is that the said model becomes hot only during long chats, therefore I appeal that it should be re tested before it could cause any serious damage to many.

I have also learnt that many have complained to the agent but were not satisfied of their responses even after efforts made by the technical team trying up grading the software of the phone and also have evidence that in one occasion a phone was returned for the 3rd time by the Nokia Phone Care (Soft Logic Repair centre) to the customer assuring him that they have fixed the problem but unfortunately the customer still complains and they just can’t stop the phone from getting HOT.

Thus, it’s a pocket time bomb slowly to explode human life.

I hope the matter is taken seriously; also I have informed Dialog Telekom and the Nokia agents in Colombo-Sri Lanka, but they are unable to answer the “General Question” and since they have ignored to take any action in this regard I have no option to be left with but to go ahead with same making people aware by net and sms until and unless I get proper response otherwise will have to extend this GLOBAL WARNING to all the users of this particular phone that LIFE IS PRECIOUS than all.

Thanks/B.Regards
A.G.A.Gaffar

Dear Mr Molua,
We would be grateful if you could highlight the Merrill Lynch 2007 Report on Africa on your website:

http://askmerrill.ml.com/Advisor_Magazine_Main.asp?cpao=MLADV&cpca=mladvisorDec07



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Africas Public Image Turnaround Benin Mwangi , African Path
Published 12/20/2007 - 5:48 a.m. GMT
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Cairo, Egypt. Cairo is the largest city in Africa and is home to over 17 million people. Photo by Start Again. Slide Show ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Benin Mwangi

Website:
http://www.africanpath....

Email:
benin@africanpath.com


Recently, there has been an overwhelming amount of good public relations for Africa. And I just wanted to highlight it very briefly.

Let me also mention that there was a conversation that took place, not so long ago, on the African Path Village which spurred me to put this short post together. A gentleman suggested sometimes pictures are even better than words, when it comes to educating people about Africa.

So initially what I had wanted to do with this post is treat it entirely as a slide show, providing photos of some of Africa's largest business hubs. But then it occurred to me that it might also be helpful to point out a few standout articles that have been published by prominent American media within the last month.

Here are my 3 favorite pieces...

1) November 29, 2007, from Business Week's "Can Greed Save Africa?":

"Thanks to the global commodities boom of the past few years, sub-Saharan Africa's economies, after decades of stagnation, are expanding by an average of 6% annually—twice the U.S. pace. And like bees to honey, investors are swarming into the region in search of the enormous returns that ultra-early-stage investments can bring. Blue Financial, for example, has already netted its early private equity backers a ninefold gain thanks to the 385% rise in its stock since its October, 2006, initial public offering in Johannesburg."

Although the title comes across almost as excessively presumptuous, the facts and examples presented the article both presenting the risks and rewards of doing business in Africa were nothing short of amazing.

2) December 17, 2007. Fidelity Investments Management (Hong Kong) Ltd., "Africa the hottest investment destination":

“One reason why Africa is often under-appreciated by investors, and which also explains its potential, is that media has constantly portrayed Africa as a poverty-stricken and politically unstable region. In fact, the continent has changed remarkably due to the availability of affordable technological goods…”

What I appreciated about this article was the analysis on what is behind this trend-the writer points to technology, more stability, and higher commodity prices as being possible catalysts for Africa’s recent economic boom.

3) December 2007 issue of the Merrill Lynch Advisor, "The Investor's Last Frontier" (on PDF):

"Africa’s abundance of natural resources is attracting investment from countries like China, which needs raw materials for its rapid economic expansion. Several African governments are using the funds to improve infrastructure and modernize facilities, boosting per capita income in the process."

This is the most comprehensive writings of the three mentioned. It covers commodity resources-by country! And also pays close attention to the relative insulation that Africa's markets have from volatility in financial markets outside of Africa. This piece is really more of a report, than it is an article.

That's it for now, but there is also a short slide show included in this post. I hope that you enjoy it!




Please be kind inform us some phone, Fax, contacts number and email:
1-Chamber of Commerce Republic of Cameroon
2-Ministry of Industrial and Commercial Department Republic of Cameroon
We wish to start business with Cameroon.
The Entrepreneur is really great for every business people's world.
Thank you and best regards,
Happy New Year good health ,good luck and prosperity in 2008 and all years will come ,
General Manager
Patz Cartsen

DearMr Patz,
Kinly find the info requested below:

American Business Association (ABA)
c/o PECTEN Cameroon Company
B.P. 2273
Douala, Cameroon
Tel.: (237) 342-66-99 or 342-05-09
Fax: (237) 343-27-23

TRADE OR INDUSTRY ASSOCIATIONS

Chamber of Commerce Industries and Mines (CCIM)
Claude Juimo Monthe, President
B.P. 4011
Douala, Cameroon
Tel.: (237) 342-28-88 or 342-36-90
Fax: (237) 342-55-96

Federation of Small- and Medium-Sized Enterprises (FEPEC)
Henry Tame Soumedjong, President
B.P. 1777
Yaounde, Cameroon
Tel./Fax: (237) 221-67-84
E-mail: sotramilk@yahoo.fr

Groupement Inter-Patronal du Cameroun (GICAM) (Council of Business Managers and Professional Associations)
Andre Siaka, President
B.P. 829
Douala, Cameroon
Tel.: (237) 342-31-41 or 342-64-99
Fax: (237) 342-38-80

Syndustricam (Council of Professional Employers)
Charles Metouck, President
B.P. 673
Douala, Cameroon
Tel.: (237) 342-30-58
Fax: (237) 342-56-16

GOVERNM ENT OFFICES RELATING TO KEY SECTORS


Investment Code Management Unit (ICMU)
Ministry of Industrial and Commercial Development
Marthe Angeline Minja, Director
B.P. 15438
Douala, Cameroon
Tel.: (237) 342‑59-46 or 343-31-11
Fax: (237) 343‑3007

MARKET RESEARCH FIRMS

PriceWaterhouseCoopers (Central Africa)
Charles Kooh II, Associate Manager
96, Rue Flatters
B.P. 1227
Douala, Cameroon
Tel.: (237) 342-73-51
Fax: (237) 342-87-32


Strategies, S.A.
Ms. Kah Walla, Director
B.P. 3940
Douala, Cameroon
Tel.: (237) 342-24-34
Fax: (237) 342-47-27

Regards,
Teko

email:teko367@hotmail.com

Here is a list of Cameroon business contacts for potential investors:

BILATERAL BUSINESS COUNCILS

American Business Association (ABA)
c/o PECTEN Cameroon Company
B.P. 2273
Douala, Cameroon
Tel.: (237) 342-66-99 or 342-05-09
Fax: (237) 343-27-23

TRADE OR INDUSTRY ASSOCIATIONS

Chamber of Commerce Industries and Mines (CCIM)
Claude Juimo Monthe, President
B.P. 4011
Douala, Cameroon
Tel.: (237) 342-28-88 or 342-36-90
Fax: (237) 342-55-96

Federation of Small- and Medium-Sized Enterprises (FEPEC)
Henry Tame Soumedjong, President
B.P. 1777
Yaounde, Cameroon
Tel./Fax: (237) 221-67-84
E-mail: sotramilk@yahoo.fr

Groupement Inter-Patronal du Cameroun (GICAM) (Council of Business Managers and Professional Associations)
Andre Siaka, President
B.P. 829
Douala, Cameroon
Tel.: (237) 342-31-41 or 342-64-99
Fax: (237) 342-38-80

Syndustricam (Council of Professional Employers)
Charles Metouck, President
B.P. 673
Douala, Cameroon
Tel.: (237) 342-30-58
Fax: (237) 342-56-16

GOVERNMENT OFFICES RELATING TO KEY SECTORS

Fonds National de l'Emploi (FNE) (National Employment Fund)
Ministry of Employment, Labor, and Social Insurance
Camille Moute A Bidias, General Manager
B.P. 10079
Yaounde, Cameroon
Tel.: (237) 223-00-62 or 223-53-40
Fax: (237) 223-51-39

Investment Code Management Unit (ICMU)
Ministry of Industrial and Commercial Development
Marthe Angeline Minja, Director
B.P. 15438
Douala, Cameroon
Tel.: (237) 342‑59-46 or 343-31-11
Fax: (237) 343‑3007

National Committee for Privatization of Public Enterprises
Ministry of Finance and Budget
Aminou Bassoro, President
B.P. 423
Yaounde, Cameroon
Tel./Fax: (237) 223-51-08

National Committee for Rehabilitation of Public Enterprises
Ministry of Finance and Budget
Jean-Phillipe Njeck, President
B.P. 423
Yaounde, Cameroon
Tel.: (237) 222-38-16
Fax: (237) 223-51-08

National Hydrocarbons Corporation (SNH)
Adolphe Moudiki, General Manager
B.P. 955
Yaounde, Cameroon
Tel.: (237) 220-19-10 or 220-98-64
Fax: (237) 220-98-61

National Office for Industrial Free Zones (NOIFZ)
Michael Tomdio, Managing Director
B.P. 673
Douala, Cameroon
Tel.: (237) 343-33-43 or 343-33-45
Fax: (237) 343-33-17

Societe Nationale d'Investissement (SNI) (National Investment Office)
Esther Belibi, General Manager
B.P. 423
Yaounde, Cameroon
Tel.: (237) 223-10-59
Fax: (237) 222-39-64

Societe de Recouvrement des Creances du Cameroun (SRC) (National Loan Recovery Agency)
Ministry of Finance and Budget
Emmanuel Etoundi Oyono, General Manager
B.P. 11991
Yaounde, Cameroon
Tel.: (237) 222-09-11 or 222-37-39
Fax: (237) 222-39-64

World Trade Organization Coordinating Committee
Ministry of Industrial and Commercial Development (MINDIC)
Simon-Pierre Essomba Abanda, Secretary General
Yaounde, Cameroon
Tel.: (237) 222-00-70
Fax: (237) 222-27-04

MARKET RESEARCH FIRMS

Associated Consulting Partners (ACP)
Francois Bowen Noah, Partner
B.P. 7176
Yaounde, Cameroon
Tel./Fax: (237) 220-54-14

PriceWaterhouseCoopers (Central Africa)
Charles Kooh II, Associate Manager
96, Rue Flatters
B.P. 1227
Douala, Cameroon
Tel.: (237) 342-73-51
Fax: (237) 342-87-32

Ernst & Young
Jerome Minlend, General Manager
B.P. 443
Douala, Cameroon
Tel.: (237) 342-89-18, 342-13-03 or 342-73-68
Fax: (237) 342-13-04

Strategies, S.A.
Ms. Kah Walla, Director
B.P. 3940
Douala, Cameroon
Tel.: (237) 342-24-34
Fax: (237) 342-47-27

ADVERTISING FIRMS

Cameroon Radio Television (CRTV)
Gervais Mendo Ze, General Manager
B.P. 1634
Yaounde, Cameroon
Tel.: (237) 220-43-66
Fax: (237) 220-43-40

Cameroon Publi-Expansion (CPE)
B.P. 1399
Yaounde, Cameroon
Tel.: (237) 223-14-50
Fax: (237) 223-14-53

Emerites Design
B.P. 158
Yaounde, Cameroon
Tel.: (237) 223-15-59
Fax: (237) 222-93-64

JBO Connection
B.P. 1287
Yaounde, Cameroon
Tel.: (237) 331-61-26
Fax: (237) 331-53-14

Media Plus
B.P. 13719
Yaounde, Cameroon
Tel.: (237) 330-68-32
Fax: (237) 330-66-90

Moody & Smith Advertising and Public Relations
Makini Smith Tchameni, Senior Partner
B.P. 3969
Douala, Cameroon
Tel.: (237) 229-23-04
Fax: (237) 239-03-47

Particulier
B.P. 1250
Yaounde, Cameroon
Tel: (237) 220-70-52 or 220-98-14
Fax: (237) 220-70-52

Publi-Neon, SARL
B.P. 6699
Yaounde, Cameroon
Tel.: (237) 220-72-69
Fax: (237) 220-20-83

Spectrum Cablevision, Ltd. (television and large mobile-video screen advertising)
B.P. 4883
Douala, Cameroon
Tel.: (237) 343-30-45 or 342-65-27
Fax: (237) 343-30-48

Sup Telecom Services (telephone and Internet advertising)
B.P. 3951
Douala, Cameroon
Tel.: (237) 342-56-87
Fax: (237) 343-34-23

Synergie Saatchi & Saatchi Advertising
B.P. 390
Douala, Cameroon
Tel.: (237) 342-26-40
Fax: (237) 342-94-83

INTERNET SERVICES

CyberBao Café Internet
1482, Blvd. de la Liberte, B.P. 3951
Douala, Cameroon
Tel.: (237) 342-29-20
Fax: (237) 342-29-19
www.pdm-net.com/douala

Cyber Café ICCnet
Hilton Hotel Arcade, B.P. 4124
Yaounde, Cameroon
Tel.: (237) 222-15-88 or 222-15-89
Fax: (237) 222-15-90
www.iccnet.cm

Web Café Internet
Carrefour Air Afrique, B.P. 17238
Douala, Cameroon
Tel.: (237) 342-87-34
technopole@camnet.cm

COMMERCIAL BANKS

Amity Bank
20 Rue Joss, B.P. 2705
Douala, Cameroon
Tel.: (237) 343-20-55 or 343-20-49
Fax: (237) 343-20-46

Banque Internationale du Cameroun pour l'Epargne et le Credit (BICEC):
195 Ave. du General de Gaulle, B.P. 4070
Douala, Cameroon
Tel.: (237) 342-26-03 or 342-29-65
Fax: (237) 342-55-61

Caisse Commune d'Epargne et d'Investissement (CCEI):
Place de l'Hotel de Ville, B.P. 11834
Yaounde, Cameroon
Tel.: (237) 222-58-37 or 223-63-27
Fax: (237) 222-17-85

Commercial Bank of Cameroon (CBC)
Rue du General de Gaulle, B.P. 4004
Douala, Cameroon
Tel.: (237) 342-02-02
Fax: (237) 343-38-02/343-38-00

Citibank, S.A.
P.O. Box 4571
Douala, Cameroon
Tel.: (237) 342-42-72
Fax: (237) 342-40-74

Societe Commerciale de Banque-Credit Lyonnais (SCB-CL)
B.P. 700
Yaounde, Cameroon
Tel: (237) 223-40-05
Fax: (237) 222-41-32

Societe Generale de Banque au Cameroun (SGBC)
78, Rue Joss, B.P. 4042
Douala, Cameroon
Tel.: (237) 342-70-10 or 342-70-04
Fax: (237) 342-87-72

Standard Chartered Bank
1143, Blvd. de la Liberte, B.P. 1784
Douala, Cameroon
Tel.: (237) 342-36-12 or 342-91-53
Fax: (237) 342-27-89

Ecobank Cameroon
B.P. 582
Douala, Cameroon
Tel.: (237) 343-82-50 or 343-82-51
Fax: (237) 343-62-47

Union Bank of Cameroon
Bamenda, Cameroon
Tel.: (237) 336-23-16 or 336-23-14
Fax: (237) 336-23-10

TELEGRAPHIC TRANSFER OF FUNDS FACILITIES

Societe Generale de Banque au Cameroun (SGBC)
Tel.: (237) 342-70-04
Fax: (237) 342-87-72

Companie Financiere de l'Estuaire (COFINEST)
Tel.: (237) 343-10-53
Fax: (237) 343-10-53

Check url below for more info:


http://www.buyusainfo.net/info.cfm?id=119775&keyx=BE035CE21837C64BD552CAAE05E319C2&dbf=ccg1&loadnav=

Dear Mr.Teko,
Thank you so much for your detailed information regarding my request .
Please be kind help us to contact direct in Your country the Crude Palm Oil best and serious suppliers .We need contract for minimum 2 years for 10,000 MT per month.
We had contact many “company” via E-21 where we find a lot of offers for Crude Palm Oil but unfortunately this “companies “ not respect International Procedure,and we wish to deal only with the best and real company in Cameroon.
As I told you we are great Germany Company with Investment Company in Romania and Germany and our president had visit your country.
She wish to do business with this amazing country and also we wish o invest in Cameroon.
Please be kind help us to start really business with commodities from Cameroon.
We wish you and to all “The Entrepeneur’s”Staff a very happy year with prosperity for all Cameroon people and Peace .
With best regards and tank you again,
Your sincerely
Carsten Patz
Manager General of
International Hospital Village Group SRL Romania -Germany
Fax /Phone No: + 40 - 344 101 476 (with answering machine)
Mobile 1: +40 - 728 417 134 ; Mobile 2: + 40 - 748 307 339
Email: drariana@yahoo.com
24 hours service

Dear Mr.Teko,
We try the phone numbers from this list and all the phone numbers in Cameroon was change.
Please be kind help us to have the actualy phone numbers for all departments you give to us.
Thank you for your kind effort,
Best regards,
Carsten Patz

Dear Mr Patz,
I sent you the private contact of the President of the Association of Private Palm Oil producers via email. If he cannot satisfy your demand, kindly contact the 2 companies below:

Socapalm
Douala
Tel: +23733430350

CDC:
Limbe
Tel:+23733332251,52,53
+23733332289
+23733332474

Regards,
Teko

Dear Mr. Patz,

Kindly contact the GM of CDC Cameroon whose contacts are below for your Commodities Export needs:

GENERAL MANAGER’S OFFICE

The General Manager
CDC Head Office
Bota - Limbe
South West Province
Republic of Cameroon
Tel:....... .(237) 333 2251
...... ........ (237) 343 1883

Fax: .......(237) 343 1746
E-mail:. gm@cdc-cameroon.com

PALM OIL SALES

The Manager Local Sales
CDC Bota
South West Province
Republic of Cameroon
Tel: .... (237) 333 2251
............ (237) 343 1885

Fax:..... (237) 343 1746
E-mail: mls@cdc-cameroon.com
website: www.cdc-cameroon.com


Regards,
Teko

February 5, 2008

From: David Fick, Re: 2008 AFRICA SMME AWARDS

Please forward to Africa's successful Small Medium Micro Enterprises (SMMEs) Managers / Owners who are creating jobs and improving the quality of life in Africa.

*********************************************************************************

Dear Small Medium Micro Enterprises (SMMEs) Managers / Owners

DO YOU THINK YOUR BUSINESS IS AMONG THE BEST IN AFRICA?

ENTER NOW FOR THE 2008 AFRICA SMME AWARDS

23rd of October 2008, Cape Town, South Africa.

It is now very clear that the development of Africa depends on the growth of the SMME sector. This sector provides more than 95% of Africa’s workforce. To acknowledge and appreciate the important role the sector plays in promoting wealth and prosperity in the continent, the Africagrowth Institute will be celebrating the achievements of Africa’s Small Medium Micro Enterprises (SMMEs) on Thursday the 23rd of October 2008 at Cape Town (South Africa) with a conference and Award Ceremony.

The 2008 Africa SMME Awards aim to recognise the success and vitality of the Africa SMME sector. This unique annual awards program has been established specifically to acknowledge, encourage and celebrate excellence amongst African SMMEs by giving them the opportunity to gain valuable exposure and well-deserved recognition for their global expansion ambitions. Winners of the Awards will feature prominently in the media. the Africagrowth Institute's goal is, therefore, to help the Africa SMME business sector grow and prosper, and to market Africa as an investment destination for the rest of the world.

This E-Mail is an appeal for you to enter the 2008 Africa SMME Awards event and your enterprise might just be a category finalist and then eligible to win one of six 2008 Africa SMME of the Year category awards: (1) Industrial Sector Award; (2) Trade Sector Award; (3) Services Sector Award; (4) Best New Business Award; (5) Most Innovative Enterprise Award; and (6) Young Enterprise Award. All six category winners will become finalists for the overall African Union SMME of the Year Award.

The closing date for entries is 31 July 2008.

Please contact Dina Potgieter, Africagrowth Institute, Tel: (021) 946 1791, Fax: (021) 946 1652, Website: www.africagrowth.com E-Mail: dina@africagrowth.com for entry criteria and entry form. Dina will attach these to her reply E-Mail for your submission.

Dina looks forward to submissions from all 53 countries of Africa.

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Africa's successful Small Medium Micro Enterprises (SMMEs) Managers / Owners who are creating jobs and improving the quality of life in their African communities should also contact this author (David Fick, E-Mail: WhlgEagle@aol.com) concerning the advantages of being featured at no cost in my next book, African Entrepreneurs in the 21st Century, Their Stories of Success (proposed publication, September 2008).

Over 200 successful SMMEs and larger enterprises from all 53 countries of Africa will be featured in my book.

Upon E-Mail request, I would be happy to send you by E-Mail attachment, the proposed front cover art, table of contents, and information on my research efforts.

As with my first and second books, in recognition of everyone's support author's royalties due to me from sales of the third book, African Entrepreneurs in the 21st Century, Their Stories of Success will also go to Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) to support their medical relief projects in Africa.

Yours sincerely,

David Fick

Author of the following books concerning successful African entrepreneurs creating jobs and improving the qualty of life in Africa:

Entrepreneurship in Africa, A Study of Successes (published March 2002)

African Entrepreneurs in the 21st Century, Their Stories of Success (proposed publication, September 2008)

Africa, Continent of Economic Opportunity (published November 2006 by STE Publishers, Johannesburg SA, www.ste.co.za)

http://www.amazon.com/Africa-Continent-Opportunity-David-Fick/dp/1919855599/sr=1-1/qid=1166832388/ref=pd_bbs_sr_1/104-7646433-6471119?ie=UTF8&s=books

Day in the Sun for Africa's Hard-Nosed Entrepreneurs

The New Times
BOOK REVIEW
February 11, 2007
By Mwiti Marete
Kigali, Rwanda

David Fick's "Africa: Continent of Economic Opportunity" reads like a "Who is Who" list of hard-nosed African entrepreneurs who have fished in life's dustbins and weathered the elements with astounding results.

The 512-page volume is based on his belief that the second largest continent has immense potential that only waits to be tapped, and his confidence in her citizens' creativity, resilience and industry.

"While many write off Africa as the continent of despair, other enterprising individuals and organisations have recognized the huge, untapped potential of Africa and are actively pursuing business ventures across the continent," says the book.

The book features brief descriptions of these successful entrepreneurs and their ongoing enterprises in Africa. Each story captures the spirit behind these successes and highlights how they are not only creating countless job opportunities in 53 African countries but also bringing immeasurable improvement to the quality of life in African communities

Recognising the African entrepreneurs who are making dreams come true - albeit the hard way - Fick says he wrote the book to create awareness on the obstacles and successes of entrepreneurship in Africa, "to tell the story of people and their communities that are successful in developing Africa".

"By sounding out African entrepreneurs about the visions they harbour of their continent, I have tried to present the successes and the philosophies of these entrepreneurs, and also the philosophies of the economists, educators and political readers who are interested in developing Africa to its full potential for the benefit of Africans and the world," Fick writes.

And he is optimistic.

"'Old' Africa is well known for its many challenges," writes Fick. "In a 'new' Africa, the continent's challenges will be addressed and overcome with new strategies, new approaches and new ways of doing things, in order for Africa's vast opportunities to be exploited for the benefit of its entire people."

Besides calling for the developed world to come to Africa's aid, he prescribes regional cooperation as the cure for the continent's many woes.

"A successful AU will empower all of Africa, not merely the strong countries," Fick observes, and predicts: "Africa's abundant resources will then benefit the health, education and wellbeing of all Africans." He concludes with an array of proposals on how to make life on the continent brighter - aptly called "Africa's Future"............................................

What "Africa: Continent of Economic Opportunity" offers is a rich menu of information - and inspiration - for readers across the divide: policy makers, practising and potential entrepreneurs, scholars, and leisure seekers. Simply put, it is Africa's newest package for global consumption.

For the optimistic, it reinforces their resolve to make Africa a better place for all; for the pessimist, it is a jolting disproval of the old, misplaced depiction of Africa as "the Dark Continent".

And few can be as authoritative on the issues addressed in this book as David S. Fick, a graduate of Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania who has spent his entire business career as an entrepreneur in Kansas and has travelled widely, including to Kenya, Tanzania and Ethiopia. He has visited Africa's other 50 countries via research by means of the Internet and e-mail correspondence, corresponding with entrepreneurs in all the 53 countries and asking for their corrections and improvements to their rough draft text.

Add this to the rich bibliography of speeches by international opinion leaders and reports by credible international bodies and the Media.

And true to his confessed passion for a vibrant economic environment in Africa, Fick has published with an African firm, and his distributors are selected from local booksellers, according to an earlier e-mail interview with this writer. Again, the book is not a money-making venture: the author has donated his entire royalties to charity. To cap it all, the cover illustration is derived from the artwork "Africa Connections", a batik by Nuwa Nnyanzi from Uganda.

TO Whom it may concerns,
I need to buy Crude Degummed Soybean oil (CDSO)from Cameroon, But I am not sure who to contact. Does CDC supply it? Who should I contact from CDC? Can I have their email address and contact numbers?
Please advise me on the best CDSO supplier in cameroon!.
Thanks a lot!!

YL
GM rusdiesel

Dear Sir,

We are looking for a reliable supplier for CRUDE PALM OIL. We would buy 1000 - 5000 MTs. every month for 24 months. Please try to find a supplier who is genuine and who wish to do business only on payment 100% LC at sight terms.

This is a bit URGENT.

UPALI ADIHETTY
SAri Lanka.

Dear Sirs,

I have been waiting over a week but had no response.
I would like to have a reliable, genuine supplier for Crude / RBD Palm Oil from Cameroon.
I received a good offer from SOCAPALM SA. Are they a good reliable Company. Are they related to SOCAPALM of Cameroon or they are another scam.
Please inform me about a good CPO supplier from Cameroon.
Thanks.
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Dear Teko,

I was on the internet and I tumble ito you very helpful website
here I am writing to you for genuine help please if you can

Yes - I see yoou mention CDC
I am in touch with them and Mr Baha is very helpful....

The say they also have Crude rapeseed Oil and crude Sunflower Oil
But does Cameroon have any factories/mills on this 2 products
We are having much problems , is there anyway I can find out if
Cameroon produces Rapseed and sunflower Oil

Please help me
Or can you give me the contact of Ministry of Commerce
phone numbers and email address so i can verify

Attached are 2 documents sent to me by CDC
Now the USA Embassy in Douala says both are fake
Can you help me verify this documents please

I will appreciate as I have my buyers standing back until
this documents are authenticated

Thank you and Look forward for your help
Good Regards,
Ms Cathy Balbir
Apana Special Worldwide Deals Inc.,
Houston, Texas, USA,
www.apanaspecial.com


I have also sent you direct email with attachments

FOR FURTHER ASSISTANCE FOR GENUINE BUSINESS CONTACTS IN CAMEROON PLEASE

CONTACT JEAN PAUL YANA, COMMERCIAL SPECIALIST, EMBASSY OF

THE UNITED STATES, YAOUNDE, CAMEROON TEL: 237-2223-40-14

EXT: 4118 FAX: 237-2223-07-53.

email:yanajp@state.gov

Our commercial specialists can be contacted at the following addresses:

The Commercial Specialist
Political and Economic Section
U.S. Embassy
P.O. Box 817, Yaounde, Cameroon
Phone: (237) 2223-4014 or
(237) 2222-2589, Ext. 4118
Fax: (237) 2222-1890
The Commercial Specialist
U.S. Embassy Branch Office
Douala, Cameroon
Phone: (237) 3342-5331
or (237) 3342-0303
Fax: (237) 3342-7790
oshinaikesa@state.gov

Cathy,
Kindly click on the useful links below:

http://yaounde.usembassy.gov/commercial_section.html

http://www.buyusa.gov/westafrica/en/144.html

Guys,
Just to let you know that the website of the Cameroon Chamber of Commerce is now functional and you can register into it and get all the infos at:

http://www.ccima.net/fonct_us.php#

CCIMA Headquarters
P.O. Box : 4011 - Douala
Tel. :237 3342 98 81 / 3342 67 87
Fax : (237) 3342 55 96

Other good resource contacts at:

http://www.devdir.org/files/Cameroon.PDF

Cameroon Chamber Of Commerce Representative Littoral Province

Albert DOOH COLLINS
+237 77 70 95 11
+237 99 91 16 82
+237 33 42 55 96
+33 42 68 55 4011

email: dplittoral@ccima.net

August 31, 2008

Dear Friends of Africa:

The 2008 Pioneers of Prosperity Africa Awards www.pioneersofprosperity.org recognize and reward six business leaders of Africa who serve as role models to Africa’s aspiring entrepreneurs and demonstrate business excellence, innovation and profitability. Leaders of small and medium enterprises still have the opportunity to participate by September 10th, 2008.

This year, submissions will be accepted from Botswana, Cameroon, Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana, Kenya, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, South Africa and Uganda. A total of USD 350,000 will be awarded to the winners, and the funds directed towards growth and strategic re-investment in the business. Winners will be selected based on a rigorous and transparent selection process by an international panel of leading business experts.

Successful and innovative entrepreneurs are abounding in Africa. The 2008 Pioneers of Prosperity Africa Awards will identify and reward business leaders of Africa in 2008. These businesses will serve as role models to the next generation of entrepreneurs in Africa.

Business is a key driver of development, providing scalable and sustainable solutions for economies. The Pioneers of Prosperity Africa Awards are an investment that will deliver exceptional returns by paving the way for increased investment in Africa and the development of capital markets”

The 2008 Award program builds on the success of the inaugural Pioneers of Prosperity Africa Award in 2007 which attracted firms from five countries in East Africa. Six winners —AAA Growers (Grand Prize Winner), Good African Coffee, Entreprise Urwibutso, KenCall, Tele-10 and Virtual City were recognized during the Award Ceremony hosted by His Excellency President Paul Kagame, in Kigali on November 30, 2007.

These winners have been profiled in the documentary “Unlocking Africa”, directed by award-winning filmmaker Jeff Zimbalist.

2008 Winners will be selected on their ability to operate truly sustainable and innovative businesses.

Winners will be chosen based on their ability to:

• Create unique value for customers through innovative products and/or services.

• Generate sustainable profit for owners/shareholders commensurate with the risks taken by investing in them.

• Invest in their employees through training, safe working conditions, and high and rising salaries.

• Protect the future by strengthening local and global environments and communities.

This competition is open to all businesses in participating nations meeting the following eligibility criteria:

• For profit entity in existence for three years or more

• Should be located in Botswana, Cameroon, Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana, Kenya, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, South Africa and Uganda

• Annual revenues of below or equal to $US 25,000,000.

To register, companies should visit www.pioneersofprosperity.org and fill in the application form online.

The deadline for submission applications is now by September 10th, 2008.

For any information on the competition, please do not hesitate to contact Jeremy Kahn by email at jkahn@otfgroup.com

Contact Details


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OTF Group, Polisi Building, 2nd Floor, B.P.6974, Kigali, Rwanda

Rwanda Mobile +250 0830 4337

Skype kahnjeremy

E-Mail: jkahn@otfgroup.com

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Dear Teko,

I am looking for e-mail address of:

Contact name: Mr. Bola T Anthony, Sales
Company: Capital Oil Ltd
Address: 62 commercial Ave
Limbe, South West 237
Cameroon
Phone: 237-237-94131249

Could you help me?

Vladimir Marchenkov
Haljas AS
11216 Tallinn
Estonia

Please help me to find genuine cooking oil supplier in Cameroon. Thanks

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Dear Sir,

We are local gold miners from republic of Ghana west Africa.We are writing to present our products , gold dust and gold bars which are available for sale and Palm Oil any interest buyers should contact us.

Commodity---------------gold dust and gold bar
Purity----------------------93.5% or better
Quality---------------------22carats plus
Quantity-------------------2000kg
Price------------------------$20, 000USD per kilo

davidmarkokeh1@gmail.com
00233542538292
David Mark Okeh

Dear Sir,
Could somebody have Mr Mbantapah Richard Tapeih get in contact with me. There is this financial and corporate group in the UK interested in chipping in, in the Financing of the Limbe Deep Sea Port. I need to put him in touch with the group. Thks

we are gold mining/seller here in Accra Ghana west Africa, we have 200kg of gold dust for sale. any interesting buyer should contact us for more details email:ankomah.sons@yahoo.com
00233-247429100

hoping to hear from any interesting buyer,

regard,
Mr. Eric

My name is Efosa Ogiamien.I attended Uwani secondary school in Enugu,Nigeria from where I graduated in 1990.
Could you please link me up with my father in the Lord,Mr Ihechiluru Obike who was 2 years my senior in that school.I sighted his name on your website.
Whoever can help me should forwrd the contact to me at +2348082189825
Thank you.

Good day,

Appreciate, your effort, we urgently need the
Contact address of TELKAR Cocoa Company, I cane across some forged one on the internet.

Please forward their contact: tazotazorene@gmail.com

Regards
tazo.R

Hello Dear Sir/Madam,

MY HOSPITAL INVESTMENT PROJECT

I ‘m the formal Marketing Director of Nigerian Crude Oil and Gas Mr. David Nelson from Rivers States of Nigerian, and I’m contacting you for help because I have a problem with Federal government of Nigerian since 17 April, 2008 when President Olusegun Obasanjo was in power and the our new Acting President Goodluck Jonathan just release me from Jail list 3 mouth ago and i am the Hospital for now taking my treatment because I was very sick.

I want you to be my Son partner in business because I have Sum amount of $12.500 million usd I deposited in Security company in Accra Ghana on January, 20 2007 and I budget this amount of $12.500 million usd for Hospital project and because my only Son Dr. Charles Nelson is reading medical Doctor in universities of London.

offering you percentage in this project does n't make any sense because i decided to offer you 20% out of the total sum of 12 .500 million dollars after the business is done, but i said no its better that you become part of the share holder of this company with this 20% am giving you. because the sum of 12 million dollars was budgeted for an Hospital because of my only Son Dr. Charles Nelson but if you know any other business in your country we can invest on and still be share partner with your 20% of the 12 .500 million dollars then you can bring the ideal also for this budget.

If you are interested in this please you should get back to me so that I will gave more details about this project and my only Son Dr. Charles Nelson contact details because you are going to continue this project with him.

Thanks

Best Regards

Mr. David Nelson
mrdvnl@aol.com


Hi

We are group of local miners which have our own mine company in Ghana West Africa,0ur price is reasonable compare to the world market, our price is $18,500 for a kilo,and we have 350kg at the moment for sale

The quality of our gold is 22karat+ and Purity :95.5%. We were told that there is a lucrative market for gold in your country now, if even you are not buying the gold may be you can get me a buyer and you will get your commission for getting us a buyer.And we have have diamond in case you are interested.

This are the Specs of our gold:
Quantity : more than 350kg
Quality : 22karat+
Purity :95.5%
Price :$18, 500 per a kilo

I wait for your reply soon.
Mr.David Asare
davieidasare@yahoo.co.nz

Barclay's Bank PLC, UK
1 Churchill Place London,
E14 5HP,United Kingdom.

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Country:
State:
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Sex:
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Fax:
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1 Churchill Place London,
E14 5HP,United Kingdom.

Dear Esteemed Customer,

Barclays Bank PLC company Lender and we offer loan to persons who are in need of financial help. We also assist cooperate financial agents for any kind of business financing and my company is faster and safer in any kind of business .

We also offer Loans to individuals in estate, Firms and cooperate bodies at 3% interest rate monthly base with a month period of grace , As a registered loan lender there is an agreement form that is prepared for both the company and the person.

LOAN APPLICATION FORM
Your Full Name:
Address:
Country:
State:
Loan Amount:
Sex:
Loan Duration:
Phone Number:
Fax:
Specific date you need the loan :

NOTE:This are needed before we can proceed with
the transaction of the loan okay.

Barclays Bank PLC. Registered in England. Barclays Bank PLC is authorised and regulated by the Financial Services Authority (FSA). Registered No 1026167. Barclays Insurance Services Company Limited is authorised and regulated by the FSA. Registered No 973765. Registered Office for both: 1 Churchill Place, London, E14 5HP. "The Woolwich" and "Woolwich" are trademarks and trading names of Barclay's Bank PL C. Barclay's Business is a trading name of Barclay's Bank PL C. Barclay's Bank PLC subscribes to the Lending Code which is monitored and enforced by the Lending Standards Board and is licensed and regulated by the Office of Fair Trading for the provision of credit products to consumers and related services. Further details we can be found at email:preciouserica.finance01@gmail.com

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We are Genuine Buyers and we're seeking for Gold Bullion/Bar - from real Gold Sellers/Mandate (no broker chains).

* No gold sellers from Africa or Asia unless the gold is already in Europe or USA. (Why? Because buyers have had bad experiences with sellers from those continents plus banks are very reluctant to issue financial insturments to sellers in Africa. Also banks are difficult with issueing POF letters due to bank liquidity problems);

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* Delivery is always CIF (sometimes DDU) and never money upfront. Payment only after assay report. Buyers will not pay for taxes, shipping costs etc.
If seller wants that he just needs to increase the price per KG in the offer. Some buyers will not issue financial instrument either;

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Ranked Ballot (voters ranking candidates in order of preference) will put an end to war & all other forms of violence, past & present. Because it always elects the candidate most exactly in the middle of all voting, “RB” is top-dead-center counter extremist, & thus more anti-terrorist than all the many recent retrenchments combined. Because it gives an equal chance of winning to not just all parties, but all combinations of programs, RB is the only thing that’s truly just & free. (RB is the sole unchangeable plank & bylaw of the Preferential Ballot Party, the only practicable third party.) We imagine running on the single issue of RB, promising a citizens’ advisory board based on Organized Communications, “OC”, small randomly assigned discussion groups electing reps to higher & higher randonly assigned levels, by means of RB, ‘til one small group, exactly in the middle of all voting, remains at the top, to guide us in the rest, which by its merest nod inevitably names the perfect compromise & next winner That’s the instant part. You do the same, from the most local on up.
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