Cameroon:French Ambassador, Gilles Thibault, announces the opening of the Carrefour supermarket in D’la

French Ambassador to Cameroon, Gilles Thibault, announced on Tuesday 10 October 2017, the imminent opening of a supermarket of the Carrefour  in the heart of the city of Douala.

“Soon  will be the opening of the Carrefour Market of Bonamoussadi, in Douala. It is expected to creat 350 direct jobs and  develop a chain of  agricultural value , “wrote Gilles Thibault who took office on September 17th, 2016 on his Twitter account, with photos showing work on a large construction site which can not confirm if the construction site on the photo on his twitter account is in the economic capital of Cameroon,Douala.

After Douala, Carrefour is expected to move to the city of Yaoundé where it plans to invest nearly 30 billion CFA francs in the construction of a state-of-the-art shopping center in the Ekoudou district.

The construction work, it is said, will be carried out by the Cameroon Real Estate Management Company (Sogimcam) and the shopping center should be  delivered in the first quarter of 2019. Cfao Retail, a partner of the Carrefour brand during a visit to Central and Western Africa in April signed with the Cameroon government  a long-term lease agreement  of ​​3.5 hectares piece of land.


In addition to contributing to the promotion of certain local products,  CFAO’s large distributions in Cameroon will open doors to its partner Carrefour to the entire  CEMAC zone.

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