Armed enforcers: members of the Cameroonian national police force patrol a square in the majority anglophone southwest province capital Buea during a political rally of President Paul Biya’s ruling CPDM party. Photo: Marco Longari/AFP/Getty

‘Licence to kill’

In Cameroon, civil war is brewing along linguistic lines. Its origins lie in the botched decolonization of the country’s anglophone territory, but President Paul Biya’s repressive regime has poured fuel on the fire. Lorraine Mallinder reports.

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NI 519 - How to avoid climate breakdown - May, 2019
View from Africa: Here today, here tomorrow

View from Africa: Here today, here tomorrow

Nanjala Nyabola questions Cameroon's never-ending presidential terms.

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NI 517 - Trade in Turmoil - January, 2019
Photo: Natalia Riley

The politics of grazing

Report from West Cameroon by Natalia Riley.

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NI 512 - Public ownership rises again - May, 2018
Mixed Media: Music

Mixed Media: Music

Swedish artist Fever Ray’s Plunge, and transnational trio Toto Bona Lokua’s feel-good album Bondeko.

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NI 509 - What's left for the young? - January, 2018

Country profile: Cameroon

The central African country's long sleep continues, says Ben Shepherd, but the clock is ticking.

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NI 490 - Blood brothers - Saudi Arabia and the West - March, 2016
Photo by Jean-Pierre Kepseu

Southern Exposure: Cameroon

Pondering the future in Cameroon, by photographer Jean-Pierre Kepseu.

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NI 478 - NGOs - Do they help? - December, 2014

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How to avoid climate breakdown May, 2019
Trade in Turmoil January, 2019
Public ownership rises again May, 2018
What's left for the young? January, 2018
Blood brothers - Saudi Arabia and the West March, 2016
NGOs - Do they help? December, 2014
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