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Cameroon: Prevention is Better than Cure

Africa Briefing N°101, 4 September 2014

CAMEROON, Yaoundé : Incumbent Cameroonian president Paul Biya, flanked by his wife Chantal (R), gestures to onlookers after casting his vote at the Bastos bilingual school, one of Yaounde's voting stations, on October 9, 2011.Cameroon’s apparent stability belies the variety of internal and external pressures threatening the country’s future. Without social and political change, a weakened Cameroon could become another flashpoint in the region.

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Cameroon: Prevention is Better than Cure, Africa Briefing N°101, 4 Sep 2014

Cameroon’s apparent stability belies the variety of internal and external pressures threatening the country’s future. Without social and political change, a weakened Cameroon could become another flashpoint in the region.

Cameroon: The Dangers of a Fracturing Regime, Africa Report N°161, 24 Jun 2010

Cameroon, until now a point of stability in the region, faces potential instability in the run-up to the presidential elections scheduled for late 2011.

Cameroon: Fragile State?, Africa Report N°160, 25 May 2010

Cameroon’s apparent stability is deceptive: even if it overcomes its near-term challenges, longer-term deterioration could lead to conflict.

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