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Dialogue is over, have we made progress?

This in indeed, is a crucial question at a crucial moment of the nation’s survival chances, and a pertinent one when honesty and patriotism beckon on us. The much chanted dialogue has come and gone, but


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“Shall we make or mar”

The above caption of this piece is borrowed from the title of the late Dr. Bernard Fonlon’s thought provoking Book, written at a very critical time, just a few years after reunification, the first ten years,


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Lest we stray  into the woods

Since President Biya’s announcement last September 10, calling for a national dialogue, the excitement that has accompanied this call, does not seem to be helping us find the right comportment suitable for a task such as


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Anglophone Marginalisation: The President missed the point

When it was announced a few hours in advance, that the head of state will address the nation on Tuesday, September 10, 2019, the only surprise was that, against the traditional practice of addressing the nation


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AFCON hosting  challenge, round two

Cameroonians are yet to absorb the shock of having lost both the hosting rights of the 2019 AFCON competitions, and the opportunity to retain its position as African champions. In the competitions proper the indomitable lions


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The prison riots

Incidents of prison riots in the past have occurred without much to worry about but if they have assumed the proportion of a wide spread spontaneous action from Kondegui-Yaounde to Buea and Kumba, it becomes something


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Back to school again

Once more, we are gliding towards another school resumption date, which usually falls in the early part of the month of September. The resumption of schools the world over has never constituted an issue to be


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The hypocritical silence of parliament

The near hypocritical silence of parliamentarians of both the National Assembly and the Senate is increasingly becoming a matter of concern for many. It has become more and more difficult to imagine that, for more than


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Hail Geneva

The Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs, June 27, 2019, declared its willingness to facilitate a process that is likely to pave the way for the much talked-of dialogue on the Anglophone problem. Back home, it


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Echoes of another  mandate extension

Before leaving the country on a private visit to Europe, the head of state, had requested both the president of the National Assembly and the Senate, to deliberate on a possible extension of the mandate of


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