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Cameroon

Cameroon

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

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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...


Not the plane truth

The investigation into how the state was tricked out of $40 million is shaking up Yaoundé's political elite

Some of Cameroon's biggest political names are at risk as the Police Judiciaire de Yaoundé continues investigations into the biggest and most complex corruption case in Pres...


Slaughter on the border

More gruesome killings raise doubts about the August handover of the oil-rich Bakassi Peninsula

Troops from Nigeria and Cameroon were put on high alert in the Bakassi Peninsula, following the unexplained slaughter of five Cameroonian soldiers and a local government official o...


Biya's purge

The President is about to sack some selected ministers for corruption but that won’t end the problem

Corruption scandals have become a handy way for President Paul Biya to brighten his image ahead of the 2011 presidential election. They allow him to boost his credentials for the ...


Biya amendment

As international attention focused on Zimbabwe, Cameroon's President Paul Biya has quietly made plans for his own life presidency, largely free from foreign scrutiny. After nationw...


The people versus Biya

The President wants to go on for ever but recent protests show the people may not let him

Having ruled for 25 years, President Paul Biya wants to go on ruling until 2018, when he will be 85. The constitution decrees that he cannot stand for a further seven-year term in ...


The road to ruin

President Paul Biya's 25 years in power have been disastrous for what was once a rather prosperous state. His critics blame its decline on the excessive powers he wields and his bu...


A peninsula war

Tales of intrigue and treason surround the killing of 21 soldiers in the disputed Bakassi Peninsula

The Cameroonian army is again in turmoil, after the dismissal last month of the head of the Delta Force, deployed in the oil-rich Bakassi Peninsula on the border with Nigeria. Clau...


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