Biya, who at 89 will notch[ed] up 40 years in power [last] Sunday, [becoming] one of the world’s longest-serving leaders thanks to iron-fisted rule.
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News about the struggle for democracy in Cameroon. According to Freedom House, the dictator is "not required to consult the National Assembly and the Supreme Court works at the president’s request". Regional turmoil also clearly complicates national progress. Also check out our section on World Democracy or our articles on Africa.
‘Don’t shut them up: Free victims of arbitrary detention now’, calls on Cameroonian authorities to release people arrested for protesting.
Cameroon is set to host AFCON 2022. The Confederation of African Football seems to have ignored the separatist conflict in the country.
Cameroon diaspora opposed to President Biya clashed for the second time with Geneva police Saturday as they asked Biya leaves Switzerland.
In a growing number of African countries, there are attempts to perpetuate the power of long-dominant families.
Cameroonian authorities have launched another crackdown on opposition members meeting to discuss reforms to the electoral code.
There is growing speculation about Cameroon’s Paul Biya preparing son to rule next. Biya, 88, in office since 1982, ends latest term in 2025.
Cameroon’s prospects for democracy, peace and stability are worrying as over-the-counter transfer of power looms in a difficult context.
In the war on English-speaking Cameroonians with shared responsibilities by Britain, the UN and France, separatists also commit atrocities.
Yet another atrocity committed by Cameroon’s armed forces in the English-speaking regions has come to light, the rape of 21 women.