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Cameroon: A balanced economy

Cameroon has a relatively balanced economy, which grew by a healthy 4.2% in 2019. However, more needs to be done to turn the country into …

Cameroon: All Africa in one country

It is all too easy to depict Cameroon’s Anglo-Francophone division as a weakness, both because of the conflict that it has engendered and the negative impact that it has had on national cohesion. Yet it has the potential to become a real strength

Cameroon: the beating heart of Africa

Although Cameroon is only the 25th biggest country in Africa, its extraordinary diversity of landscape, fauna, flora, cultures and peoples makes it seem like Africa in miniature.

The growing threat of ISIS and Al-Qaeda in Africa

From the Sahel to Mozambique, terror attacks by groups affiliated to ISIS and Al-Qaeda have been on the increase in recent years. Al Venter takes a detailed look what is happening in the terror hotspots and how African countries and their allies are responding to the problem