CEMAC zone: recession could reach 6% according to BEAC

All the indicators are certainly not red. But most of the economic indicators in the six countries of the Economic and Monetary Community of Central Africa (CEMAC) are already found the Monetary Policy Committee (CPM) of the Bank of Central African States (BEAC) at the end of the second annual session on June 24, 2020 in Yaoundé.

Analyzing the situation in Central Africa, it emerges that in the short and medium terms, the CEMAC zone is affected by the health crisis and the fall in the prices of the main export products. "

"In the first half of 2020, the revival of productive activities was slowed down in the sub-region by the disruption of supply circuits for imported products as well as by the restrictive measures adopted by the various governments to contain the effects of the pandemic. Although it is premature for the moment to fully grasp the impact of COVID-19 on national economies, it is already anticipated during this first semester a drop in production as well as a det…

Travel certificate soon fillable on smartphone | France

Interior Minister Christophe Castaner says it will be available Monday, April 6. Good news for the rest of the containment. From Monday April 6, you will be able to complete your travel certificate directly on your smartphone. Christophe Castaner announced it in the columns of Le Parisien. “The service will be available online, on the website of the Ministry of the Interior and the government. Now, the French have appropriated the rules of containment, it is therefore necessary to give them a little flexibility with this tool ", justified the Minister of the Interior concerning this new device. He also gave more details on this new device, specifying that it would still be possible to also provide the certificates on paper.

Travel certificate soon fillable on smartphone

“We can edit the form, from our smartphone, in order to present it to the police using a QR Code. We did not want an application like the ones we saw flourish during the first days of containment, because there was a risk of data piracy. There, there will be no file. No one will be able to collect user data ”, reassured Christophe Castaner. It will not be possible to “defraud” with this system, since the police will be able to access the time at which you completed (normally) this certificate when leaving your home.

”This will prevent people from completing the certificate only at the sight of a police check. And thanks to the QR code, the police and gendarmes will not need to pick up the phone, they will just have to scan the screen, "added the interior minister. According to him, more than 380,000 minutes have been drawn up and 6 million checks carried out since the entry into force of the containment measures on Tuesday April 17.