The Obama effect has had a huge impact on African immigrant voter turnout in previous voting
Cameroon articles on Democracy Chronicles
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.
Cameroon and neighbors failing to protect indigenous Congo Basin communities from over development
Decades of misrule by Cameroon dictator Paul Biya have left country in shambles amid African growth
Running a national vote in Africa’s largest nation is complicated by Boko Haram election threat
Campaign to rescue 200 kidnapped schoolgirls uncertain of release amid Nigeria peace rumors
#BringBackOurGirls is growing international campaign for Nigeria women caught in insurgent’s war
@BringGirlsBack: 2000+ Twitter followers in a few days, thanks to a large extent to a big boost from Lauren Laverne, a UK media celebrity. Today, we are organising events in 6 countries (Nigeria, UK, USA, Canada, South Africa, France)
Making noise, one way or another, is just about the only weapon in our arsenal. Politicians won’t move forward unless we show that masses of people demand them to. We worry for the 234 abducted schoolgirls in north Nigeria.
Continent-wide fame of prize-winning Nigerian poet and social critic Tade Ipadeola is result of career and work steeped in most vital questions of modern life in fast changing Africa
Violence against women in violent Congo conflict areas has become regular feature of instability plagued region but new group of Congolese men have started a new program to protect women from attack