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Decentralisation in Cameroon

Critical Reflection on the Principle of Financial Compensation for the Transfer of Competences in...

The transfer of competences is the soul of territorial decentralisation. In fact, it consists of the State giving the Decentralized Territorial Communities (hereinafter referred...

Toward a Succession of Power from “Father to Son” in Central Africa?

The democratic principle of the devolution of power has a very particular destiny in Central Africa and specifically in the CEMAC zone. Indeed, this...
Urban Planning and Development

Urban Communities and City Governance in French Africa

Since the 2000s, Africa has experienced accelerated urban growth. Because of this growth, a diversity of public and private actors and institutions are involved...

Stakes and Challenges of Policy Reform on “Citizenship” in Cameroon

The history of Cameroonian legislation on citizenship stretches back from the colonial period, especially the French mandate with the 1959 ordinance. The nationality legislation...

Unconstitutional Changes of Power and Poverty in Guinea Conakry

The proper functioning of the defense and security forces and the legal system is fundamental in shaping a country’s future. These institutions are responsible...

Ethnicity, Alternation at the Top of the Rwandan State and Repercussions on East Africa’s...

National identity is a combination of ethnic identities in African states. The risk of conflagration is an established issue in studies of democracy in...

Is Covid-19 Exacerbating Nationalism While Promoting State Capitalism?

The pandemic has unveiled nation-states craving force for state capitalism and promoting nationalism that is, on the other hand, eroding neoliberal capitalism’s foundations. To what extent are these nationalistic tendencies expressed?

Youth and the Mantle of Leadership and Governance in Africa

Youth can improve the community and culture of society and ring new impetus in leadership. This youth has the urge, innovations, and dynamism to participate actively and meaningfully in

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Military Takeovers in Africa

Highlighting the Drivers and Characteristics of Recent Trends in Unconstitutional Military Takeovers in...

The introduction of the democratization process in Africa more than three decades ago ushered in hopes of an end to the dominantly authoritarian rule...
Cameroon Welcomes Emmanuel Macron: A Visit Amid Multidimensional Challenges

Cameroon Welcomes Emmanuel Macron: A Visit Amid Multidimensional Challenges

The press conference given by President Biya and President Macron gave an insight into the content of their one-on-one exchanges. Many points of convergence emerged on subjects relating to bilateral cooperation and international current affairs.
Presidential Term Limits in Africa

Lifting of Presidential Term Limits and Risk of Instability in the Central African Republic

The idea of lifting presidential term limits was gradually introduced during the Republican dialogue.
Russia's Disconnection from the Swift Network

Russia’s Disconnection From the Swift Network : What Consequences for Global Financial Stability?

On February 24, 2022, Russia decided to attack Ukraine with its military forces. In retaliation, Western countries decided to opt for a set of...
Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue

Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue and the Case of “Mistaken Property”: What Scope for Governance...

The outcome of the "ill-gotten gains" case between the NGOs Transparency International France and Sherpa and the son of Equatorial Guinean President Teodoro Nguema...
French Hegemony in Sub-Saharan Africa

Exiting French Hegemony in Sub-Saharan Africa The Strategy of “Brachiation”

On October 8, 2021, a France-Africa summit was held in Montpelier in an unprecedented format that brought about a renewal of discussions between the...