Mobilizing domestic resources: Cameroon’s inspiring fight against malaria

Mobilizing domestic resources: Cameroon’s inspiring fight against malaria

Domestic resource mobilization is a hot topic in development policy. There’s broad agreement that money from developing countries themselves will be critical to sustaining progress against the new Sustainable Development Goals. Unfortunately, the conversation about how to mobilize these resources is often theoretical. For a more concrete example, it’s worth…

Olivia Ngou

Ngou is the Cameroon Country Director for Malaria No More.

Cameroon to repatriate 12,000 Nigerians

Nigeria’s state emergency agency announced yesterday that around 12,000 Nigerians are to be repatriated over the next three to four days after taking refuge in Cameroon from Boko Haram attacks. A spokesman of the National Emergency Management Agency stated that the majority of those returning would be accommodated in the…

Boko Haram in northern Cameroon kill eight and kidnap 100

Overnight at least eight people were killed and around 100 were kidnapped close to Cameroon’s northern border in a suspected Boko Haram attack, a local government and military source told Reuters. “Residents said the attackers headed back to Nigeria where Cameroon is not allowed to pursue them,” the source told…