2021 a bumper year for Yaoundé's Covid spending
There was no tailing off of Cameroon's spending on anti-Covid-19 measures in 2021.
While the president and his chief of staff Samuel Mvondo Ayolo draw up secret plans for his succession behind palace walls, Cameroon's political bigwigs are making moves in the shadows. Out in the open, the possibility of his son Franck Biya taking over is causing a buzz online.
The Cameroonian authorities have brought the curtain down on the operations of the business travel specialist Global-S-Aviation. And its founder, the vastly wealthy businessman Mohamadou Dabo, is facing prosecution over the contract to upgrade Garoua airport.