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Boko Haram, revenue woes will mar Cameroon prospects

Monday, February 2, 2015


The violence is inhibiting Cameroon's cross-border trade with its larger neighbour, exacerbating a deteriorating economic outlook.


  • Plans to recruit 3,060 new teachers could result in widespread fraud, including 'ghost recruits', given low transparency standards.
  • Civil service expansion, notably of 3,430 young recruits in 2014, will help reduce informal employment, but increase fiscal strains.
  • The creation of new vocational training centres, new 'literacy centres' and 90,000 seasonal jobs will help Cameroon's skills profile.

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