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CONAC Engages Community Radio Stations to Fight Corruption

The National Anti-Corruption Commission of Cameroon, CONAC, has signed collaboration agreements with some22 community radio stations drawn from the ten Regions of the country, to produce and broadcast anti-corruption messages and programmes in national languages.

            The agreements were signed on Thursday, May 16, 2024, at the CONAC’s Head Office in Yaounde, in the presence of the Chairman of CONAC, Rev. Dr.Dieudonné MASSI GAMS and promoters of Community Radio Stations selected for the first phase of the project to broadcast anti-corruption program and report onactivities carried out by CONAC, using indigenous languages. Read more “CONAC Engages Community Radio Stations to Fight Corruption”

The 138th International Labour Day : CONAC discusses decent work

The National Anti-Corruption Commission commemorated the International Labour Day, for the second time since its inception. The event was a time for reflection and celebration.

CONAC staff celebrated the 138th International Labour Day in style, on the theme: “Constructive social dialogue, vector of decent work and social progress”. Prior to the celebrations, CONAC employees gathered on the 30th of April 2024, for a conference on the concept of ‘Decent Work’. This conference was attended by the Chairman of CONAC, Rev. Dr Dieudonné MASSI GAMS, and the Vice-Chairman, Prof. François ANOUKAHA. Read more “The 138th International Labour Day : CONAC discusses decent work”

Ebolowa Anti-Corruption Clinic; CONAC arrests five suspects

The Anti-Corruption Clinic, a CONAC initiative to bring the public closer to the Commission by receiving reports of corruption and examining them in real time, ran from the 15th to the 19th of April, 2024.

 The activity, which was basically repressive, was supervised in the South Region by the Chairman of CONAC, Reverend Doctor Dieudonné MASSI GAMS, who deployed four teams of investigators and a pool of secretaries in the Conference Room of the South Regional Delegation for Tourism and Leisure.

During the week-long operation, 54 reported cases of corruption were examined by CONAC staff deployed to Ebolowa.  The CONAC investigators worked in several sub-divisions of the South Region, including Mintom, Ambam, Biwong Bulu, Mengong, Ebolowa 1 and Ebolowa 2, to verify the allegations made by victims or witnesses of those corrupt practices. Read more “Ebolowa Anti-Corruption Clinic; CONAC arrests five suspects”

The 24th edition of FENASSCO, league A. Promoting the fight against corruption at the National Finals

At the National Finals held in Mokundange-Limbe, from the 2nd to the 9th of April 2024, CONAC organised an awareness-raising campaign on integrity and the fight against corruption. The CONAC team distributed awareness-raising flyers, messages on how to report corrupt practices, and copies of CONAC Newsletter to all stakeholders of the games, to inform them on the daily activities of the institution.

The campaign targeted a large section of Cameroon’s population, representing the country’s ten regions, with some 2,000 athletes, as well as about one hundred officials and administrative supervisors. Read more “The 24th edition of FENASSCO, league A. Promoting the fight against corruption at the National Finals”

MINPROFF and CONAC join forces to fight corruption

On the 4th of March, 2024, the two Institutions committed, in a partnership agreement, to work together in fighting corruption.

This Partnership Agreement, signed by Professor ABENA ONDOA née OBAMA Marie Thérèse, Minister of Women’s Empowerment and the Family, and Rev Doctor Dieudonné MASSI GAMS, Chairman of the National Anti-Corruption Commission, commits both Institutions in working together to improve the contributions of women and the family in the anti-corruption drive in Cameroon. This involves training, mobilizing and promoting Women’s and Family Associations to integrate an “anti-corruption component” in their activities. Read more “MINPROFF and CONAC join forces to fight corruption”

Intensification of the Fight Against Corruption in 2024

The announcement was made by the Head of State, His Excellency Paul BIYA, during his address to the nation on December 31, 2023.

 

While presenting the balance sheet of the year 2023 and perspectives for 2024, the Head of State, His Excellency Paul BIYA, during his address to the nation on December 31, 2023, informed Cameroonians that:

“Actions implemented to combat corruption and misappropriation of public funds are essential for protecting public resources. They will be intensified in the coming year ».

         The National Anti-Corruption Commission of Cameroon, CONAC, is pleased by this declaration of the Head of State, His Excellency Paul BIYA, and hopes for a boost in the fight against corruption in the days ahead, notably through actions such as:

  • the criminalisation of illicit enrichment;
  • the effective declaration of property;
  • the decentralisation of the National Anti-Corruption Commission to take the institution closer to the population, the ultimate beneficiaries of efforts to fight against corruption.

CONAC Mobilises the Public through a Sensitisation Walk to Commemorate 2023 International Anti-Corruption Day

South Regional Governor, Felix NGUELE NGUELE led a sensitisation walk across the streets of Ebolowa  on Saturday, December 9, 2023, to raise awareness on the dangers of corruption and pull public support to the on-going national effort to combat the cankerworm. Read more “CONAC Mobilises the Public through a Sensitisation Walk to Commemorate 2023 International Anti-Corruption Day”

CONAC and Parliamentary Network Against Corruption Advocate for Anti-Corruption Law

   A forum which had as principal actors, institutions that carry out operational functions in the fight against corruption, notably CONAC, CONSUPE, the Ministry of Justice and ANIF, was organised on November 16, 2023 with the objective to create a point of convergence for an Anti-Corruption Law in Cameroon. Read more “CONAC and Parliamentary Network Against Corruption Advocate for Anti-Corruption Law”