It appears that democracy is instead being controlled by President Biya to promote civil strife, anger, and instability. It is time for Cameroonians, especially the ruling elite to look deep into their souls
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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.
Is everyone calling for the President to stay in power? If so, one might reasonably then question if elections have become a formality in Cameroon, perhaps a “tick the box” exercise meant to satisfy Western conditionality for more aid.
Of Africa’s living rulers, only Equatorial Guinea’s President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo has ruled uninterrupted for longer
A group of Central African Republic refugees is using music to call on the world to save their country
A military tribunal in Cameroon sentenced seven English speaking detainees to 10 to 15 years in prison
Private media outlets in Cameroon are defying a ban on political programs imposed by the country’s government
100 women arrested trying to ask President to negotiate a peaceful political transition and solve the separatist crisis
The chance for peace and dialogue might have been missed. A civil war, for some, and a war between two countries for others, is more likely than not underway in the Cameroons.
President Paul Biya of Cameroon celebrates his 85th birthday on Tuesday after 35 years at the helm of a country
Governments around the world are increasingly shutting down internet access in an attempt to silence dissent