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Pre polls-day electoral injustice of Cameroon

Pre polls-day electoral injustice of Cameroon

   Democrats now have to grapple with the sour fact that ahead of the 30 September 2013 polls for the twin parliament and council elections in Cameroon, incumbent president Biya’s party, CPDM, is assured already of running uncontested in just so many constituencies despite circa 300 political parties in existence.             Of the 360 councils […]

Elections, ELECAM and gender politics

Elections, ELECAM and gender politics

Elections, ELECAM and gender politics Law no. 92/002 of 14 August 1992 to lay down the conditions governing the election of municipal councilors stated in section 3(2) that “Each list shall take into consideration the various sociological components of the constituency concerned.” The law governing the election of parliamentarians had the same provision. There was […]

THE RELENTLESS WAR AGAINST PAP

THE RELENTLESS WAR AGAINST PAP

After surmounting intense mental and at times physical torture, PAP thought it had found a leeway to contest the upcoming patliamentary and municipal elections. But more of illusion it was: CPDM had reserved an arsenal of devastating and even lethal weapons of mass destruction in armouries of abusive incumbency. The first offensive was launched by […]

IN CAMEROUN ONE MAN IS WORTH 20.MILLION PERSONS

IN CAMEROUN ONE MAN IS WORTH 20.MILLION PERSONS

It is now common knowledge that even when Mr. President is going to the airport by air, traffic in Yaounde is grounded. As a consequence, women give birth by the roadside! The sick give up the ghosts by the roadside! Movement “tout court” grinds to a halt! So what? Et alors? Tais-toi, salaud! Ask those […]

THE SDF’S PROMISE LAND ; FRU NDI’S MIRAGE

    It is now twenty three years the people of this great nation stood up against the authoritarian regime of Mr. Biya. They were galvanised by the thoughts of some few great thinkers of the time, people in the likes of late Dr. Siga Asanga, Albert Mukong, Yondo Black, etc. However, the unfortunate thing […]

IN DEFENCE OF LEGALITY

IN DEFENCE OF LEGALITY

 The duration of the term of office of the first twelve members of Elections Cameroon – ELECAM – is not in issue. But the law does not spell out the date of commencement and the date of expiry of the term in issue. The “decree of application” however does specify the said commencement. Since the […]

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