Cameroon
Ferdinand Ngoh Ngoh brings economy and finance ministries under his thumb

Cameroon's economy and finance ministers must now obtain the approval of the all-powerful presidency's secretary-general Ferdinand Ngoh Ngoh for expenses exceeding €150,000. At first glance innocuous, the move is in fact revealing of a power tussle at the head of government. [...]
Published on 08.02.2022 at 05:00 GMT Reading time 3 minutes

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