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Vol 65 No 4

Published 15th February 2024


Biya's belt-tightening has risks

With pressure from the IMF mounting, the government has embarked on austerity measures which could impact political stability

Cameroon has had a worrying start to the year with President Paul Biya's four-decade-long dictatorship facing economic challenges that could turn political at a moment's notice. The labour movement is restive and the public memory of coups d'état in neighbouring countries is still fresh.

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