Author: Gerald Tapuka

Cameroon: The “Indefatigable” President Paul Biya At 85

Cameroon: The “Indefatigable” President Paul Biya At 85 The president of the Republic of Cameroon, Paul Biya, has tabled his candidacy for the upcoming elections on October 7, 2018, in the West African country. With the probability of him winning, Mr. Biya would become the longest serving president in Africa

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Cameroonian Government Accused Of Burning Civilians Alive

The government of Cameroon has been accused of implementing a scorched earth policy in the management of the Anglophone conflict which involves the burning down of entire villages, killing of civilians and burning alive of human beings. The evidence is contained in a 68-page document recently released by a rights

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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

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The Church In Africa And Politics

Even though Christianity was introduced to Africa by the West, Africa today is one of the largest Christian communities in the world with places like DR Congo that has some of the largest Catholic communities (31 million faithful). Moreover, tele-evangelism is on the rise with the growth of Pentecostalism in

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Kenya’s Newfound Political Cooperation Revives Hopes Of Peace

Kenya’s Newfound Political Cooperation Revives Hopes of Peace There is new hope of settling the post-electoral crisis in Kenya which has left the country in a political quagmire for several months now. This newfound ambition has been revived following a historic meeting between the two main political contenders, President Uhuru

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The Unlimited Grace Of Mugabe

Mugabe disowned by his most trusted Zimbabwe has been in the limelight for the past decade. President Robert Mugabe stands as one of the rare African leaders to have defied Western pressure and sanctions with the ability to get away with it. However, with the new pressure mounting on Mugabe

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Hate Speech Fanning The Flame Of Conflicts In Cameroon

The current conflict that has rocked the two English speaking (Anglophone) regions of Cameroon have now taken another twist with public officials, using hate messages and speeches to address an already shaky situation. This has fanned the flames of the conflicts that radical and extremist propaganda views have triumphed over

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Nowhere To Go For Ex-Guantanamo Detainees

Ghana’s highest judicial body, the Supreme Court has ruled that former Guantanamo detainees, who were resettled in the country, are no longer welcome. The court went on to further declare that former President John Mahamat, who welcomed these ex-detainees, acted unconstitutionally. This is because the President decided to singlehandedly open

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