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Paul Biya (Paul Barthélemy Biya'a bi Mvondo)

Date of Birth: 13/02/1933


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Senegal's AfCON win boosts Africa's coaches

Sall's counterpart in Cameroon the reclusive Paul Biya has stumbled from one crisis to another...

Narcisse Mouelle Kombi Sports Minister and head of the local organising committee blamed 'a massive and late influx of spectators' to the Paul Biya Stadium in the northern Yaoundé suburb of Olembe as the hosts prepared for their final group match against Comoros...

The interim investigation by the organising committee published on 28 January headed off calls for the Paul Biya Stadium to be abandoned as a competition venue...


Biya’s hollow victory

Few were surprised when President Paul Biya 85 defeated his two main challengers – Maurice Kamto from the Mouvement pour la renaissance du Cameroun (MRC) and Cabral Libii Ngue from the Univers Party – and swept to a seventh term in office...


Limbo after ghost elections

The national elections on 7 October could be the worst yet in Cameroon and will further weaken President Paul Biya's claim to legitimacy...


Biya's no-change election

5 million registered voters have a chance to end 36 years of President Paul Biya's rule at the presidential polls on 7 October but the odds are against any of the opposition candidates winning...


Language barriers

Following a meeting with Prime Minister Philémon Yunji Yang at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in London on 19 April the UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said there was an 'urgent need to pursue dialogue decentralisation and respect [for] human rights in Anglophone regions as President Paul Biya has previously committed'...


All about votes and the naira

Another wild card largely outside Buhari's control is the arrival in south-east Nigeria of Cameroonians fleeing clashes between Anglophone militants and Paul Biya's regime in Yaoundé...


Separatists on the march

The resort to separatism could also be seen as an attempt born of frustration to break an insensitive and stagnant polity dominated by 84-year-old President Paul Biya who has been in power for 35 years...


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