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How to Create an Insurgency: The Southern Camerouns Anglophone Crisis

There is a penchant for governments in general and African governments in particular, to convert relatively easily resolved political grievances into intractable insurgencies. It would appear that the Camerounian Government has enjoyed the Boko Haram insurgency so much that it … Continue reading

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Rain does not fall on one roof alone: Nigeria, Cameroun and the Central African Republic. Part 1

Pluie ne tombe pas sur un toit seul (Rain does not fall on one roof alone) Cameroun bordering west and central Africa has been an island of stability for the 53 years of its independence. Ruled by Paul Biya since … Continue reading

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