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The land, the people and its management

Members of the National Assembly, at a recent special plenary session devoted to land management, drew the attention of the minister of state property and land tenure, Henry Ayebe Ayisi, to what has all along been


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Beyond Dangote’s dream

We congratulate Mr. Aliko Dangote, the business magnate for his vision of diversifying and increasing his investments in Cameroon. This man, generally  referred to as Africa’s richest man, also deserves a pat on his back for


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Is this the MPs newly acquired spirit of patriotism?

It ought to take much reflection to realize that the recent letter to the US congress by some signatories representing members of the National Assembly, is an initiative which sounds much like one motivated by a


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Who has tampered with COVID-19 money?

It should be recalled that early last month, precisely on April, 6, 2021, the president ordered the minister of justice to carry out a full scale investigation into the management of the COVID-19 funds allocated to


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Francophone Africa gliding towards monarchy

The tragic death of one of Africa’s remaining long-serving presidents, Marshall Idriss Deby, has added one more proof of the determination of Francophone countries to transform their republics into monarchies. Immediately after his death was announced


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The Regional Assembly:  What needs to be explained

What easily catches the mind whenever the issue of the regional bodies is concerned is the difference in the appellations of the regional bodies of the two Anglophone regions and the rest of the eight other


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How not to end an American presidency

There is no doubt that for about three hundred years since the founding of America as a nation, Americans have hardly relented their efforts to keep the founding principles intact, nor has Uncle Sam’s countrymen compromised


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Another look at our  retirement polity

Towards the close of the just ended financial year, government ordered the harmonization of the retirement age of Cameroon workers. This might not have gone down well with those who believe that the rate of unemployment


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Lawyers’ humiliation round [2]

Over 100 protesting lawyers were last November 10, 2020, assaulted at the Bonanjo Magistrate’s court, which has enraged the Cameroon Bar Council. The council has, in its own reaction, enjoined state authorities to hand down what


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Biya’s fervent hope

In his condolence message at the funeral service of the victims of the Kumba massacre, the head of state expressed the hope that these atrocities will come to an end. This is a possibility no one


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