Cameroon:Far North – Reconstruction Amid On-Going Conflict

[ICG] The fight against Boko Haram in Cameroon’s Far North, the country’s poorest region, has exacerbated the already-delicate economic situation and placed under strain traditional socio-economic roles. The government and international partners should embrace development policies that take into account the local population’s resilience strategies and adaptation to new economic realities.

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Africa: Kenya’s Judges Stun the Continent

[Legalbrief] On a weekend when the world commemorated the 20th anniversary of the death of Diana, the Princess of Wales, the east African nation of Kenya – which has deep ties with the British monarchy – was rocked by an extraordinary court ruling that promises to change its political landscape forever, notes Legalbrief.

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Cameroon: Tribunal Rejects Bail for Anglophone Strike Leaders

[VOA] A military tribunal in Cameroon has denied bail to two civil society leaders accused of directing violent unrest in the northwest and the southwest in December. They are among the more than two dozen people still detained in connection to the ongoing strike in Cameroon’s two English-speaking regions.

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