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Vol 65 No 8

Published 11th April 2024


Biya's government blocks bids to unite opposition

Ahead of key elections in 2025 – in which 91-year-old Paul Biya is seeking re-election – his ministers are cracking down on political foes

The government has pressed the panic button in response to plans for two opposition alliances to fight next year's elections. Minister of Territorial Administration Paul Atanga Nji has banned the two budding coalitions, accusing them of operating illegally.

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