· March, 2006

Stories about Cameroon from March, 2006

Cameroon: Political system

  27 March 2006

Africa Unchained points to a review of the Undercover Economist by Tim Harford in which he describes the Cameroonian political system…..” one that is controlled by a rapacious and unaccountable ruling class that under-develops the country by continuously “eating the state”, and promoting widespread corruption in order to survive…”

Africa: We Can't Blame Everything on the West

  26 March 2006

Le Pangolin writes (FR): “So long as we fail to entertain critiques of our destructive ways, we will always be dominated by the West. Imagine for a moment all Africans living in Europe creating investment funds; they could then purchase on [various] stock markets the very companies that determine the...

Jamaica: Commonwealth Games

  22 March 2006

Leon wonders why the 18th Commonwealth Games aren't getting more media attention. “Is it because the mighty U.S is not involved, since the Commonwealth games only include former territories of Britain? (But wait, America is a former territory of Britain!).”

Commonwealth Games

  15 March 2006

Regan liveblogs the Opening Ceremony of the Commonwealth Games, which took place last night in Melbourne, Australia.

Cameroon: Colonial relics on display

  14 March 2006

France Watch questions the presence of a statue of French soldier in the center of Douala, Cameroon..”Does General Leclerc, a French soldier, deserve to be honored at the Bonanjo [Douala] independence square of all places, at the expense of Cameroonian martyrs such as Douala Manga Bell and Ngosso Din?