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Here’s why we Should Care About What Happens to the Euro

The Euro ranks second in the share of world GDP after the U.S., even as China is projected to overtake the Euro by 2023. At first glance, this might seem trivial as over 65% of global trade is invoiced in dollars.

The Huawei Fuss and Implications for Africa’s Cyber Security

Given several companies are stepping up their 5G capabilities, it might be time to design some best standards that do not allow backdoors across networks, whilst ensuring that Huawei can operate across Africa.

Oil Prices Bearing the Brunt of the Corona virus

The implications of the Corona virus (COVID-19) will be heterogeneous, but oil prices will likely be lower in the medium-term Oil prices have plummeted as...

Economic Freedom is Critical to Reducing Unemployment in Cameroon

The economic evolution of the nation Cameroon, which resulted from the merging between the formal British and French colonies since 1960 have been non-linear....

The Populists are Right – How the Franc CFA Impoverishes Africa

In the fall of 2011, and in the wake of Europe’s sovereign debt crisis, panic soared in Franc-Afrique currency markets as widespread rumors of a possible...

Its Time to Rebase Cameroon’s GDP

By Lontum Edwin Nchadze  Initiated by Ghana in 2011, large-scale upward revisions of GDP estimates have been announced by several African countries in recent years. These...
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The Challenge of the Decentralization Process in Cameroon

At the current stage of decentralization, the resurgence of ethicized identity and community tensions is a reality.

Reconciling the Imperatives of Security and the Defense of Democracy: What Is Possible?

Introduction Everyday violence is a concern for rulers and ruled across the world. Preventing violence regularly leads to interference in the democratic processes. Between...

Toward A Democratic Exception in the Context of Terrorism

Introduction The democratization process in sub-Saharan Africa has been plagued by multifaceted and complex challenges since the 1990s. Indeed, there is a great diversity of...

Democratic Shakiness and Security Crisis In the North-West and South-West Cameroon

Introduction Since October 2017, Cameroon’s Anglophone regions have been experiencing a chaotic security shift. The insecurity at work is the result of the domestic...

Assessing the Growing Impact of Extremism in Africa

The growing spread and disparaging significances of violent extremism are among the foremost challenges to peace and security faced in the world today. Violent...

G5 Sahel Summit: What Should We Learn From It?

In the span of a year, the G5 Sahel would have suffered deep tremors. Between the double coup d'État in Mali, the assassination of...