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Cyber-Obscenity in Cameroon

Virtual Space Regulation: Tested by ‘Cyber-Obscenity’ in Cameroon

Introduction The advent of digital has been accompanied by the renewal of the modalities of debate and social practices in Africa and around the world....

Decentralization in Cameroon: Between Ethno-Regional Logics and National Interests

When decentralization involves the administration of a human community or territorial community, it is territorial decentralization. And when it comes to public service, it is a question of functional or technical decentralization.
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.
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...
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...

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Human Rights in Cameroon

The Protection of Human Rights Defenders in Cameroon

Introduction The protection of Human Rights Defenders (HRDs) is a global concern. Indeed, the NGO Front Line Defenders indicates in a report that in 2020,...

Interview with Stephanie Njiomo – Climate Change: Towards an Unbearable Planet?

Interview with Stephanie Njiomo, Climate Programme Officer Friedrich Ebert Stiftung Cameroon and Central Africa Desk Topic Climate Change: Towards an Unbearable Planet? Steve Tametong (ST): Environment, biodiversity, climate...
Economic Inclusion of Youths and Women

Entrepreneurship, Youths, and Women Economic Inclusion in Cameroon

Note: This article is written as part of a three-year project implemented from September 2022, by the Small Business and Entrepreneurship Center (SBEC) of...
Africa’s Search for Permanent Seats on the UN Security Council

Africa’s Search for Permanent Seats on the UN Security Council: A Matter of Justice...

The re-emergence of the debate to reform the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) for a permanent seat or seats for Africa is a reminder...
The Russian-Ukrainian War

The Russian-Ukrainian War: An Opportunity to Strengthen the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA)

The Russian-Ukrainian conflict demonstrated the need to increase production capacities and local supply chains in African countries.

The Expected Effects of Taxation on the Competitiveness of the Cameroon Economy in 2023

On December 5, 2022, Cameroon's National Assembly approved the Finance Law for the year 2023. The particularity of this document is that it contains...