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News Cameroon Politics: African countries are having to come to terms with a growing diaspora’s dual citizenship

Published on: Thursday 02 July 2020
African countries are having to come to terms with a growing diaspora’s dual citizenship
News source: https://qz.com/africa/1876755/cameroon-ethiopia-come-to-terms-with-dual-citizenship/

Many African countries today have sizable diaspora communities, notably in Europe and North America, with an increasing economic, social and political influence ...

News Cameroon Politics: Cameroon: Parliament - Historic, Eventful June Ordinary Session

Published on: Tuesday 14 July 2020
Cameroon: Parliament - Historic, Eventful June Ordinary Session
News source: https://allafrica.com/stories/202007150181.html

The June 2020 ordinary session of Parliament took place at the Yaounde Conference Centre from June 10 to July 9, 2020.

News Cameroon Politics: Political wrangling hampers COVID-19 battle in Cameroon

Published on: Thursday 11 June 2020
Political wrangling hampers COVID-19 battle in Cameroon
News source: https://www.dw.com/en/political-wrangling-hampers-covid-19-battle-in-cameroon/av-53779472

In Cameroon, political rivalry is holding back the fight against the coronavirus. After a disputed election, the government has banned opposition leader Maurice Kamto's relief efforts. DW reporter Blaise Eyong met aid workers who are defying the ban.

News Cameroon Politics: Beaten and Hosed, She’s Fighting to Unseat One of Africa’s Oldest Dictatorships

Published on: Wednesday 10 June 2020
Beaten and Hosed, She’s Fighting to Unseat One of Africa’s Oldest Dictatorships
News source: https://www.ozy.com/news-and-politics/kah-walla-cameroon-politics-paul-biya-dictator/310729/

Kah Walla is challenging the Cameroonian president’s four-decade rule and the institutions that have allowed him to stay in power.

News Cameroon Politics: Cameroon: Why Cameroon Must Move Beyond Dialogue to Solve Its Anglophone Crisis

Published on: Sunday 20 October 2019
Cameroon: Why Cameroon Must Move Beyond Dialogue to Solve Its Anglophone Crisis
News source: https://allafrica.com/stories/201910200089.html

Analysis - President Paul Biya convened a national dialogue last month to address the conflict between his government and the people in Cameroon's English-speaking regions in the North West and South West. At the heart of the conflict in which 3000 have been killed are grievances over marginalisation and the imposition of French language and administration.

News Cameroon Politics: Freeing Cameroon’s separatists 'good gesture': Expert

Published on: Monday 14 October 2019
Freeing Cameroon’s separatists 'good gesture': Expert
News source: https://www.aa.com.tr/en/africa/freeing-cameroon-s-separatists-good-gesture-expert/1614160

"President Biya's decision to stop military court proceedings against several leaders and activists of political parties and movements, including the 'Mouvement pour la renaissance du Cameroun' [the ...

News Cameroon Politics: Why Cameroon must move beyond dialogue to solve its Anglophone crisis

Published on: Saturday 19 October 2019
Why Cameroon must move beyond dialogue to solve its Anglophone crisis
News source: http://theconversation.com/why-cameroon-must-move-beyond-dialogue-to-solve-its-anglophone-crisis-125241

They believed it would be a federal governing arrangement that would give them sufficient political and cultural autonomy. Instead, increasing centralisation and cultural assimilation became the norm.

News Cameroon Politics: Cameroon's president drops prosecution against political rivals

Published on: Friday 04 October 2019
Cameroon's president drops prosecution against political rivals
News source: https://www.africanews.com/2019/10/05/cameroon-s-president-drops-prosecution-against-political-rivals/

Cameroon’s President Paul Biya on Friday announced he had ordered prosecutions to be dropped against “some” opposition leaders, including a number from the main Movement for the Rebirth of Cameroon ...

News Cameroon Politics: Cameroon president says dropping prosecution against 'some' political rivals

Published on: Friday 04 October 2019
Cameroon president says dropping prosecution against 'some' political rivals
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/cameroon-president-says-dropping-prosecution-against-political-rivals-005409234.html

Yaoundé (AFP) - Cameroon's President Paul Biya on Friday announced he had ordered prosecutions to be dropped against "some" opposition leaders, including a number from the main Movement for the Rebirth of Cameroon (MRC) led by his jailed rival Maurice Kamto. "I have ordered the discontinuance

News Cameroon Politics: Cameroon Holds Dialogue On Anglophone Crisis

Published on: Monday 30 September 2019
Cameroon Holds Dialogue On Anglophone Crisis
News source: https://allafrica.com/stories/201910010033.html

A five-day meeting to resolve Cameroon's three-year-long conflict began Monday. The unrest in the English-speaking regions has cost more than 3,000 lives and displaced over 500,000 civilians.

News Cameroon Politics: Correction: Cameroon-National Dialogue story

Published on: Tuesday 01 October 2019
Correction: Cameroon-National Dialogue story
News source: https://www.seattlepi.com/news/world/article/Cameroon-national-peace-dialogue-begins-without-14480071.php

Cameroon's English-speaking regions are in the South West ... many fighters would give up their struggle. Political analyst Willibroad Ze Ngwa of the University of Yaounde agreed, saying the dialogue ...

News Cameroon Politics: Cameroon: 'Humanitarian Measures Will Be Much More Effective As Peace Returns'

Published on: Wednesday 25 September 2019
Cameroon: 'Humanitarian Measures Will Be Much More Effective As Peace Returns'
News source: https://allafrica.com/stories/201909260172.html

The government of Cameroon taking this as its sovereign ... economic activities and of persons affected psychologically. As a political sociologist, what do you propose should be done for the ...

News Cameroon Politics: Switzerland to mediate in Cameroon crisis

Published on: Thursday 27 June 2019
Switzerland to mediate in Cameroon crisis
News source: https://www.africanews.com/2019/06/27/switzerland-to-mediate-in-cameroon-crisis/

Switzerland will mediate in the political crisis that has plagued Cameroon’s English-speaking North West and South West regions since 2016, the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs, made the ...

News Cameroon Politics: Cameroon authorities arrest 300 demonstrators

Published on: Sunday 02 June 2019
Cameroon authorities arrest 300 demonstrators
News source: https://www.africanews.com/2019/06/02/cameroon-authorities-arrest-300-demonstrators/

US and France have questioned the arrest of the political leader. At least 300 people were arrested in demonstrations in several cities across Cameroon on Saturday. The MRC party has been protesting ...

News Cameroon Politics: Inclusive political dialogue in Central Africa

Published on: Tuesday 04 June 2019
Inclusive political dialogue in Central Africa
News source: https://www.gov.uk/government/speeches/inclusive-political-dialogue-in-central-africa

The Political Agreement for Peace and Reconciliation in the Central African Republic is an example of how UN, AU and national efforts can deliver progress towards peace. And in that context, the ...

News Cameroon Politics: German Govt Urged to Step Up Action on Cameroon

Published on: Thursday 06 June 2019
German Govt Urged to Step Up Action on Cameroon
News source: https://allafrica.com/view/group/main/main/id/00068227.html

German lawmaker Christoph Hoffmann has written a letter to Chancellor Angela Merkel asking her to weigh in on Cameroon's political crisis, after a new report placed it at the top of the neglected countries list.

News Cameroon Politics: Franciscan sisters in LaCrosse host meeting about Cameroon, citing 20-year relationship

Published on: Wednesday 01 May 2019
News source: https://www.globalsistersreport.org/news/equality/franciscan-sisters-lacrosse-host-meeting-about-cameroon-citing-20-year-relationship

The Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration's call to address the political and humanitarian crisis in Cameroon drew about 100 people to a town hall meeting and more than 1,000 viewers online. The ...

News Cameroon Politics: Cameroon: Human Rights Watch Denied Entry

Published on: Thursday 02 May 2019
News source: https://allafrica.com/stories/201905020804.html

This violence comes as the government has increased its crackdown on the political opposition. In January, police arrested Maurice Kamto, the leader of the opposition party, Cameroon Renaissance ...