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Cameroon

Paul Biya (Paul Barthélemy Biya'a bi Mvondo)

Date of Birth: 13/02/1933


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Biya's belt-tightening has risks

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...


No end to the legal opposition's long vigil

Political opposition to the presidency of Paul Biya has been marginalised not only by armed action by separatists but by the regime's increasing intolerance and emasculation of constitutional oppositionists...

A funeral which buried hope It was to little surprise that President Paul Biya engineered the late former Social Democratic Front leader John Fru Ndi's funeral to look like a victory lap over his arch rival...

The burial of Fru Ndi who had spent 26 years vainly fighting for power on an absurdly uneven electoral playing field symbolised for many the hopelessness of ever seeing an end to the rule of President Paul Biya...


Wagner pays cash for digital influence

Cameroon-based Afrique Média TV (AMTV) the biggest recipient of Wagner monies according to our documents has been pro-Russian for some time reflecting the turn towards the Kremlin by the 90-year-old President Paul Biya the oldest head of state in the world (AC Vol 64 No 22 Biya circles the wagons)...

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Biya circles the wagons

President Paul Biya has taken further steps to save his regime from the fate that befell Gabon's President Ali Ben Bongo Ondimba ousted by a military coup on 30 August (AC Vol 64 No 18 Will Biya be next...


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Ambazonia's campaign gets a new Scribe

Following President Paul Biya's decision in 2017 to send the army to crush peaceful protestors of the Anglophone minority demands for independence for 'Ambazonia' have mutated into an armed insurrection (AC Vol 59 No 20 Biya's no-change election)...

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Will Biya be next?

President Paul Biya has shuffled military posts and reorganised defence ministry departments to forestall any attempt by the army to take power...

President Paul Biya set them up this way precisely to make such unity difficult...

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An iron grip may be slipping

After many false alarms some of which he created himself to tease out ambitious would-be successors – the signs are growing that President Paul Biya is losing his grip on power and depends increasingly on lieutenants and relatives...


Moscow's goals are global not local

President Paul Biya's succession is highly problematic and France's diplomatic and military relations as well as reputation could suffer greatly there as they are already in Burkina Faso Benin and Guinea...


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