Hayatou dynasty lets Garoua throne slip away

The election of Captain Ibrahim El Rachidine to the throne of the Lamido of Garoua was facilitated by infighting among the Hayatou family. This dynasty, which had until now controlled the great chieftaincy, includes a former king of African football and several of President Paul Biya's ex-ministers. [...] (239 words)
Published on 14/05/2021 at 05:00 GMT
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