ECCAS-CEMAC merger project in limbo
The latest summit of the Economic Community of Central African States, held on 25 February, once again postponed the planned merger the bloc with two other regional entities.
As all of Yaoundé is on tenterhooks over Paul Biya's health, the president's entourage is speculating about possible scenarios. One that is emerging is a joint ticket between the president's general secretary and his son, Franck Biya.
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.