Negative Headlines Mark the Anniversary of President Biya’s Time in Office

The governing record of Paul Biya, Cameroon’s current leader, is making the news rounds, again. Biya assumed office as president of the centrally located African nation on Nov. 6, 1982. He’s been president now for 38 long years. Biya, now 87-years-old, became president after serving as prime minister under the late President Ahmadou Ahidjo. That…

Understanding the Cameroon Anglophne Crisis

This analysis was partly compiled using information from Africa Agenda’s presentation “Understanding the Crisis in Cameroon” which was held at the Posner Center for International Development on September 26, 2018. During the presentation, Cameroonian journalist Franklin Sone Bayen, through a conference call from the regional capital of Buea, shared his pre-election experiences with journalists and…