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35 Years in Power: Democratic Dividend or Decoy of Bellycracy?
35 Years in Power: Democratic Dividend or Decoy of Bellycracy?
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Monday, 06 November 2017
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35 Years in Power: Democratic Dividend or Decoy of Bellycracy?

Since November 6th, 1982, Cameroon has been ruled by one President. Today, November 6th 2017, marks 35 years since Paul Biya became Cameroon’s second President. As you’d expect, there are those who see in Paul Biya a man whose special qualities it might take...

Survey on Governance In Cameroon
Survey on Governance In Cameroon
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Tuesday, 15 August 2017
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Survey on Governance In Cameroon

BACKGROUND Following the onset, in October 2016, of the current crisis in the English-speaking regions of Cameroon, there emerged, in the progressive movement, two governance schools of thought. Highly popular from the beginning are those Cameroonians who held...

Macron Is Officially French President: Should Francophone Africa care?
Macron Is Officially French President: Should Francophone Africa care?
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Thursday, 18 May 2017
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Macron Is Officially French President: Should Francophone Africa care?

Today, May 14th, 2017, Emmanuel Macron ascended the red carpet at the Elysee Palace and has been given the codes to launch France’s nuclear weapons. Marking the end of the ceremony was a 21-gun salute echoing from the Invalides military hospital. In effect, the 39...