Bank of Central African States urged to move on CBDC adoption

Outcome of an extraordinary meeting hosted by the financial regulator.
Amindeh Blaise Atabong
May 9, 2022

CAR’s crypto adoption upsets regional bloc’s monetary accord

Bank of Central African States issues point of order to CAR.

Cameroon, CAR seal deal for fibre optic interconnection

The latest MoU forms part of the broader Central African Backbone (CAB) project.

Cameroon tackles cryptocurrency to address chaotic market

Authorities are said to be keen to have a clear, operational and strategic understanding of cryptocurrency operations.
Nov 10, 2021

Free roaming now official in central Africa

Member states of the Central African Economic and Monetary Community pen bilateral agreements.
Nov 2, 2021

Cameroon, Gabon stand out in the mobile money pack

Bank of Central African States (BEAC) cited a report on the state of electronic payment services in Central African Economic and Monetary Community.
Feb 5, 2021

Cameroon govt says cryptocurrencies being used to fund terrorism

Ministry of Finance report highlights lack of a legal framework on the digital currency and anonymity of users as key risks.
Nov 3, 2020

Central African MNOs warned to stop deducting airtime as payment

Bank of Central African States emphasises that subscriber airtime can only be deducted for communications and data subscription.
Apr 21, 2020

Central Africa cements mobile money interoperability

Bank of Central African States issues fresh directive to facilitate full telco, commercial bank interaction.
Mar 9, 2020

Gabon to link 26 cities via fibre backbone

Interlink at Libreville, with planned construction of national datacentre

Central African states edge closer to free roaming

Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Equatorial Guinea and Gabon look to cut interconnection rates.