Afriland First Bank opened its doors in Cameroon in 1987, under the name “Caisse Commune d’Epargne et d’Investissement” (CCEI). Its first branch was opened and  became operational on July 1st, 1988 at the now Retraite Branch located in Yaounde.

So far, the bank counts about forty (40) branches in the ten (10) regions of Cameroon despite the country’s unfavourable economic situation and the general tendency of banks going bankrupt.