Gerald Tapuka


Africa’s Failure At The World Cup: A Reflection Of The Political Systems And Governance Structures?

There has been growing concern about the performance of African teams at major global sporting events especially the FIFA World Football Cup. With the premature exit of all five contending African teams, some Africans have argued that the poor performance of these teams is a clear reflection of the poor […]


Zero In His Own Country, Hero in A Foreign Land; The Story Of Mamoudou Gassama

A Malian immigrant has been granted an official audience by the French President, Emmanuel Macron at the Champs D’Elysée. It was a historic meeting last Monday between Mamoudou Gassama and Emmanuel Macron who promised the 22 year old Malian French citizenship and a place in the prestigious national Fire Fighting […]


Cameroon Celebrates National Day In Blood And Violence

Even though it was meant to be a joyous jubilee, the 2018 National Day celebrations in Cameroon were marked by violence and bloodshed in most parts of the restive Anglophone regions. This contrasted the situation in Yaoundé, the capital where the President presided at the colourful ceremony. According to eyewitness […]


The Commonwealth Of Nations: Gentleman’s Club Or People-Centered Club?

The 25th Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) has finally closed its doors in the English city of London. It was declared open by Queen Elizabeth II, who called on the CHOGM members to religiously appoint her apparent heir, Charles, Prince of Wales, to succeed her in the largely ceremonial […]


As The World Stays Silent The Carnage In Southern Cameroons Continues

From what used to be known as a “Heaven of Peace” in the turbulent Central African region, the situation in Cameroon is gradually becoming another story of carnage and bloodshed as the world stays silent. As the massacre continues, it is fast becoming another episode of the international community failing […]