Africa: Total and CFAO Team Up to Offer Close-to-the-Customer, Premium Car Care Solutions

[35°N] Paris, December 17, 2018 – Total and CFAO are joining forces to offer premium, professional car care services to customers in Africa. Under their agreement, CFAO will set up AutoFast car maintenance and repair center franchises in Total’s retail network of service stations, giving drivers access to expert car care.

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Nigeria: How Poor Management of Nigerian Forests Led to Exploitation By Criminals

[The Conversation Africa] Nigeria’s forests cover about 96,043 square km- that’s about 10% of the country’s landmass. But the presence of authorities in these sanctuaries is either non-existent or, at best, sporadic. This has led to forest areas being poorly managed, which in turn has led to them being exploited by criminals and posing a security threat.

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Cameroon: Govt Cautions Foreigners Against Traveling to Restive Regions

[VOA] Administrative authorities in Cameroon say they are tracking armed terrorists who this week killed a Kenyan missionary in the town of Eyumojock in the restive southwest region of the central African state. The slaying happened as many missionaries and foreign workers have been leaving the area following other attacks, and as the government of Cameroon and foreign embassies in that country have urged those workers to leave.

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