1212, 2017

Political Echoes from Uganda; Of President Museveni, Cincinnatus and insatiable appetite for power

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By Cosmas Mwikirize A legend is told of Lucius Quinctius Cincinnatus (c. 519–430 BC), an aged Roman farmer who stood up to be counted during his country’s dire time of need. On prompting by his embattled compatriots, Cincinnatus abandoned his plow to assume despotic authority over the state. After sixteen [...]

1212, 2017

Education systems in developing countries cannot afford any more laxity

By |December 12th, 2017|Categories: General, Policy|Tags: , , |1 Comment

By Cosmas Mwikirize Education is always touted as a magic bullet for economic emancipation. However, the preponderance of evidence has increasingly shown that an educated population does not necessarily lead to improved economic gains or employment opportunities. Nowhere else is this realer than in Africa. Although unemployment figures specific to [...]

1211, 2017

Give Peace A Chance in Cameroon

By |November 12th, 2017|Categories: General, Policy|0 Comments

By Mbonde Barnabas Ebule I have followed with interest the most recent call, dated October 18, 2017, by Dr Simon Munzu; the former United Nations Secretary-General’s Deputy Special Representative for Côte d'Ivoire.  The call included some pertinent question to Mr. Phelomon Yang, Prime Minister and Head of Government of the [...]

2209, 2017

Education and Dialogue – The Best Tools for Genuine Nation Building

By |September 22nd, 2017|Categories: General, Policy|0 Comments

By Professor Jean-Emmanuel PONDI*  Never in the modern history of popular emancipation has “not going to school” been used as a winning strategy to attain the full emancipation of a people. Let us be clear from the onset. As I acknowledged in a reflection published as early as December 22nd, 2016 [...]

1909, 2017

Bank Intermediation still insufficient in CEMAC Zone according to Experts: Impact on Cameroon’s Economy

By |September 19th, 2017|Categories: General, Policy|0 Comments

By Melie Nchinda Created in 1994 and operational in 1999, the Central African Economic and Monetary Community, popularly known by its French acronym, CEMAC, is an economic community made up of six central African states. Cameroon, Gabon, Central African Republic (CAR), Chad, the Republic of Congo and Equatorial Guinea. With [...]

2308, 2017

Why Cameroon Should as a Matter of Urgency, pull out of the CFA Franc Zone

By |August 23rd, 2017|Categories: General, Policy|0 Comments

By Melaine Nsaikila, Senior Economic Policy Analyst In his book titled “The Road to Serfdom” published in 1994, Frederick Hayek posits that ‘…money is one of the greatest instruments of freedom ever invented by man’. For it is ‘money which in modern society opens up an outstanding range of choice [...]

2706, 2017

Economic Intelligence: A springboard for the development and promotion of tourism in Cameroon

By |June 27th, 2017|Categories: General, Policy|Tags: , |1 Comment

By Bakori Marbian Nkawa, Contributor It’s proven that tourism is an emergent market.  Nonetheless, for some countries, conquering and maintaining important market shares is problematic. Innovation is a determining factor in ensuring competitiveness and productivity and, to the end, client satisfaction or loyalty.  This brief, aims to contribute to understanding the [...]

2706, 2017

The Role of Agricultural Innovation in creating Food Security for Africa

By |June 27th, 2017|Categories: General, Health, Policy|Tags: , , , , |1 Comment

By Caroline Nyamnjoh, MA Poverty and hunger are on the rise in Africa despite its abundant land mass and quite a large farming population. Africa still has a high population of poor and hungry citizens, who suffer from food insecurity, malnutrition and chronic hunger. Agriculture being the backbone of most [...]

2405, 2017

Le Fédéralisme est-il porteur d’espoir ? : Cas du Cameroun

By |May 24th, 2017|Categories: General, Policy|0 Comments

Par GaëlleDejo, Research Assistant – Economic policy  La situation de crise dans la partie anglophone du Cameroun est le résultat d’une série de grèves de plusieurs corps de métiers et des réponses jugées insuffisantes du gouvernement (Nkoyock 2017). Ces grèves ont viré en manifestations de revendication pour une forme différente de [...]

305, 2017

Only a transitional government, without Biya, can save Cameroon

By |May 3rd, 2017|Categories: General, Policy|Tags: , , |0 Comments

By Denis A. Foretia, MD.MPH.MBA., My country, Cameroon, is in the process of committing suicide. Compare the country to a large truck racing down a highway-running on flat tires, the gas gauge a hairline away from Empty, with an engine about to seize.  The driver ignorant of the whys and wherefores [...]

2004, 2017

The Political Crisis in Cameroon

By |April 20th, 2017|Categories: General, Policy|Tags: , , |0 Comments

The Political Crisis in Cameroon By Eric Chinje The responsibility of our time is nothing less than a revolution – a revolution that would be peaceful if we are wise enough; humane if we care enough; successful if we are fortunate enough. But a revolution will come whether we will [...]

2703, 2017

Intelligence économique: un outil pratique au développement de l’économie camerounaise

By |March 27th, 2017|Categories: General, Policy|Tags: |0 Comments

Par Gaelle Dejo, Research Assistant – Economic Policy Dans l'environnement des affaires d'aujourd'hui, il est extrêmement important d'avoir une analyse approfondie et des données solides pour s'assurer que les chefs d'entreprise peuvent prendre des décisions informées et dynamiques qui positionnent leurs entreprises comme des leaders dans leurs secteurs d’activité. En Afrique, et [...]