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Paul Biya (Paul Barthélemy Biya'a bi Mvondo)

Date of Birth: 13/02/1933


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Biya and the Bishops

President Paul Biya saw Pope Francis on 18 October to re-affirm, Biya’s officials said, ‘the longstanding perfect communion between Yaoundé and Rome’...


A family divided

Two weeks before the legislative and local elections on 30 September, the ruling Rassemblement démocratique du peuple camerounais (RDPC) has caused a shock by recruiting Aminatou Ahidjo, youngest daughter of Founding President Ahmadou Ahidjo, President Paul Biya’s predecessor...


Ready or not, here they come

Twice postponed, the elections are now scheduled for 30 September, President Paul Biya announced on 15 July...


A season in Elecam

President Paul Biya’s sixth presidential election in October 2011, in which he took 78% of the vote, was widely criticised as unfair and corrupt by, among many others, France and the United States...


Upper house of cards

President Paul Biya has now appointed 30 Senators, bringing the new parliamentary upper house to its full complement of 100 (AC Vol 54 No 7, Biya's second house)...


Biya's second house

After 17 years, President Paul Biya has now decided to hold elections for a national senate on 14 April...


Après Biya fears

In November, President Paul Biya was conspicuous by his absence from any of his supporters’ nationwide celebrations of his 30 years in power...


Family bonds

One person who is never spoken of as a successor to President Paul Biya is his son Franck Biya, who is not a member of the ruling party and has never held political office or been in the army...


Hanlong misses the Sundance deal deadline

President Paul Biya made the completion of landmark projects such as the Mbalam mine and its associated infrastructure the main plank of his 2011 presidential election campaign...


La Francophonie

Benguigui said that Hollande’s absence would be taken as offensive by ‘African friends’ like Presidents Ali Ben Bongo of Gabon and Paul Biya of Cameroon, whose elections were also both tainted by fraud...


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