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Cameroon

Cameroon

Population: 23.43 mn.
GDP: $32.21 bn.
Debt: $7.28 bn.

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Good neighbours

Addax, a British-listed oil and gas company controlled by China’s Sinopec, may benefit from this month’s decision by the Nigerian and Cameroonian governments to collaborate in the ...


Another corruption crisis

A journalist investigating a top politician dies in gaol and the ensuing scandal damages President Biya’s claims to be Monsieur Propre – Mr Clean

The death of journalist Germain Cyrille ‘Bibi’ Ngota Ngota in the notorious Kondengui maximum security prison has caused outrage in Cameroon and abroad and could prompt political c...


Biya rejects the Ghana model

An independent commission to oversee elections turns out not to be independent after all

Ghana's Electoral Commission organised an election in December that made Ghanaians proud. A similar commission for Cameroon has been resisted every step of the way by President Pau...


Cameroon/Asia: New farmers from the East

Asian companies have recently started negotiations to secure Cameroonian land to cultivate rice and other staples, but local civil society groups are already sounding warnings ab...


Biya's grip

The economy is faltering but the opposition is struggling and the dictator President is ill

Twenty-six years in power do not explain the grip on Cameroon of Paul Biya and his ethnic clique. The tight circle of praise-singers who marked the President's 26th anniversary on ...


Master political survivor

The former first lady Germaine Ahidjo, widow of Cameroon's first President, recently admitted in a rare interview that her Muslim husband Ahmadou Ahidjo made mistakes during his 26...


A kidnapped colonel

Who kidnapped a presidential nephew in Yaounde; and why the neighbours disagree so often

A row has broken out between Cameroon and its neighbour Equatorial Guinea after the abduction on 7 October in Yaounde of Cipriano Nguema Mba, apparently by Cameroonian police offic...


Fru Ndi's trial

The 19 August murder trial of veteran oppositionist John Fru Ndi and 22 of his Social Democratic Front members will further sideline the leader of the SDF, Cameroon's last major op...


Bogged down

Cameroonian security forces in the disputed oil-rich Bakassi peninsula are on maximum alert after fatal attacks by the Niger Delta Defence and Security Council. The NDDSC, a little...


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