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Cameroon: L'etat c'est Biya? Whilst the world media's attention is resolutely focused on the perceived attempt by Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe to cling to power, elsewhere on the continent, another president has without any fracas, moved to lengthen his time in office. Tansa Musa reports from Yaounde. May 1, 2008 960
Biya's 25 years in power: Cameroonians are divided as President Paul Biya marks 25 years in office. Tansa Musa reports from Yaounde. Jan 1, 2008 597
Cameroon: the woes of the cotton industry; Over 3.5 million Cameroonians depend on cotton directly and indirectly for their livelihood. But the sector has been in crisis since 2004. If no help comes very soon, the country's Cotton Development Company might not survive. Tansa Musa reports. Oct 1, 2007 931
Cameroon: Lake Nyos is in a mess; In August 1986, a deadly gas leak from Lake Nyos killed over 1,800 people in Cameroon. Now there are fears that the dam may collapse within five to 10 years and kill more people. Tansa Musa reports from Yaounde. Jul 1, 2006 695
Cameroon: homosexuality on the rise? Two recent court cases have highlighted what had hitherto been hidden in the closet--that homosexuality is gaining ground in Cameroon. Tansa Musa reports from Yaounde. Jun 1, 2006 977
Cameroon: for those who say Africa had no writing system ... According to orthodox history, Africa had no indigenous writing systems before the arrival of the Europeans on our shores. The photos on the pages opposite should put the matter to rest. A project to save one of Africa's indigenous writing systems, the Bamum script, has been launched in Cameroon. Tansa Musa reports from Yaounde. Apr 1, 2006 571
Chad-Cameroon: oil, injustice and despair; Two years after oil started to flow through the Chad-Cameroon pipeline, the promised knock-on effect on development along the route has not materialised. Tansa Musa reports from Yaounde. Jan 1, 2006 1039
Cameroon: third term for Biya? President Paul Biya has already spent 23 years in office, but his supporters still want the constitution amended to let him go for a third seven-year term. From Yaounde, Tansa Musa reports that opposition groups are jumping mad. Jul 1, 2005 604
Cameroon: you are late, you can't come in; After winning another seven-year term in office last October, President Paul Biya appointed a new prime minister tasked with cleaning up the public sector. He began by clamping down on workers' timekeeping. Tansa Musa reports from Yaounde. Mar 1, 2005 635
Cameroon: the magic of medicinal plants; Non-Timber Forest Products (NTFPs) in the Congo Basin are not only providing medicine and food for the people of the region and beyond, they are also bringing in lots of cash--in foreign exchange. Tansa Musa reports from Yaounde. Feb 1, 2005 1446
Cameroon: one candidate for opposition; To beat President Paul Biya in the coming elections planned for October, Cameroon's opposition parties are taking a cue from Kenya by forming a coalition and fielding one presidential candidate. It promises to be a battle royal. Tansa Musa reports from Yaounde. Jun 1, 2004 721
Biya, the life president? As the October elections approach, the ruling Cameroon People's Democratic Movement (CPDM) is split down the middle on the issue of whether or not to limit the presidential term. Tansa Musa reports from Yaounde. Apr 1, 2004 841
Cameroon: Aids vaccine: doctor cries foul. Feb 1, 2004 1598
Cameroon: too much oil was bad news for cocoa: the government of Cameroon has launched an initiative to revive the country's cocoa and coffee sectors. Tansa Musa reports from Yaounde. Oct 1, 2003 1029
He fought like a real lion ... Marc-Vivien Foe, the adieu: on 7 July, thousands of people jammed the Cameroonian capital, Yaounde, for the burial, with full national honours, of Marc-Vivien Foe, their international midfielder who collapsed and died in France during the Confederations Cup semi-final match against Colombia on 26 June. Aug 1, 2003 1385
Dialogue is the way forward. (Feature: Cameroon). Jul 1, 2003 1298
Biya the stronger: President Paul Biya clocked 20 years in power in November, and like Johnnie Walker, he is still going strong. (Around Africa: Cameroon). Brief Article Jan 1, 2003 772

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