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

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Pipeline jitters

There are still doubts about the huge plan to pump oil from Chad to the Atlantic

Southern-based rebels and environmentalists are losing their battles toscupperPresidentIdrissDéby’ splanstoturnChadintoAfrica’ s latest oil emirate. The Dé...

Biya's bad joke

The opposition’s boycott handed the ruling party a landslide

It took the government three days to produce partial preliminary results for the presidential election of 12 October. The only surprise was the scale of the victory claimed for Pre...

No show

The three main parliamentary opposition parties are boycotting the 12 October presidential election because none can agree to work with the others. The parties are John Fru Ndi's S...

Deaths foretold

Perhaps it's just a bizarre coincidence but some Cameroonians have noticed that personalities close to the President have died just before multiparty elections. In 1992, the dead i...

Biya election

The President's team arranged his Assembly majority; next comes his own election

President Paul Biya and his Rassemblement Démocratique du Peuple Camerounais (RDPC) look likely to get away with another flawed election. The RDPC claims to have won 109 of ...

Election enterprise

Biya faces two strong opponents but is confident he can outplay them

Later this month, Paul Biya will stand for nomination as presidential candidate at the congress of the ruling Rassemblement Démocratique du Peuple Camérounais. No one seriously dou...

Biya good boy

More tactician than playboy, the President has a talent for confusing his opponents

Paul Biya's glamorous young wife, Francesco Smalto suits and frequent private trips to Europe may suggest a political playboy. Yet the President is a considerable tactician and has...

Coup down under 

A bungled attempt to launch a coup in Cameroon has ended in an Australian court. Between July and November 1994, Geoffrey Vernon Hughes, a businessman, tried to buy arms worth abou...

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