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Anglophone Cameroon plays politics with no-work day

With Mondays enforced as off-days from work in conflict-ridden Cameroon, gathering at dog meat eateries to consume the delicacy and drink alcohol has become a weekly pastime.

Cameroon is not learning the governance lessons offered by Covid-19

Citizens of Cameroon are unable to trust their government’s handling of the Covid-19 pandemic, given cases of ministers flouting restrictions, as well as allegations of corruption. This does not bode well for state responses to future crises

Africa watches as South Africa falls off the wagon

The sale of alcohol was banned during levels 5 and 4 of the lockdown but other African governments have struggled to enforce this restriction

Election preview: Burundi braces for divisive vote

The poll is going ahead with virtually no precautions besides prayer to protect citizens against the spread of Covid-19

SOS: Covid-19 leaves stranded Africans distressed and abandoned

Many African governments have paid little more than lip service to their citizens stranded all over the world

Crisis, what crisis? How not to handle a pandemic

So far, most countries on the African continent are dealing with Covid-19, but not all leaders are taking the coronavirus pandemic seriously

Cameroon concedes that soldiers committed Valentine’s Day massacre

Official inquiry found that the Cameroonian military was responsible for deadly attack on civilians

In Cameroon, face masks are compulsory — but unaffordable for many

The government’s response to Covid-19 has been criticised by opposition leaders

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