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Paul Biya (Paul Barthélemy Biya'a bi Mvondo)

Date of Birth: 13/02/1933


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Bickering over Boko Haram

On 4 September, President Paul Biya returned from his customary holiday at Geneva's Intercontinental Hotel to find ruling party politicians accusing each other of being in league with Boko Haram...


Ransom claims dog Biya

He brought 'good news', he told the press, that Françoise-Agnès Ali, wife of the top minister and confidant of President Paul Biya, Ahmadou Ali, and other hostages were safe and well (AC Vol 55 No 17, Biya’s answer to Boko Haram)...


Biya's answer to Boko Haram

As further details emerge about Boko Haram's 27 July attempt to capture Amadou Ali, one of President Paul Biya's top ministers and confidants, questions remain about the adequacy of the government's response...


Embarrassing Biya

When Boko Haram kidnapped one of the wives of a Deputy Prime Minister on 27 July, killing 16 people in the process, it also unleashed the latent competition for the succession to President Paul Biya and caused him one of the most serious embarrassments of his 32-year reign...


The science of summitry

Yet to the frustration of human rights and anti-corruption campaigners, some of whom held demonstrations outside the State Department for the duration of the summit, other long-stay leaders such as Equatorial Guinea's Teodoro Obiang, Congo-Brazzaville's Denis Sassou-Nguesso, Cameroon's Paul Biya, Uganda's Yoweri Museveni and Burkina Faso's Blaise Compaoré were accorded full diplomatic honours and, more discreetly, feted by local business groups and lobbyists...


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