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Judicial Independence, Constitutionalism and Governance in Cameroon

Lessons from French Constitutional Practice

John Mukum Mbaku

citizens to live together peacefully and maximise their values. 1 One of the most important challenges faced by the architects of Cameroon’s post-independence constitutions is how “to design a system of governance that maximises the protection of individual members of society while minimising the

Laura-Stella Eposi Enonchong

imperatives for acting in favour of the political branches. That is exacerbated in the absence of corresponding safeguards to pre-empt the arbitrary use of accountability mechanisms. A classic example of such a tension exists in Cameroon where political accountability has adversely impacted on the

P.N. Sakwe and E. Geraert

SOME PLANT PARASITIC NEMATODES FROM CAMEROON WITH A DESCRIPTION OF CRICONEMELLA PELERENTSI SP. N. (TYLENCHIDA: CRICONEMATIDAE) BY P. N. SAKWE1) and E. GERAERT Instituut voor Dierkunde, Rijksuniversiteit Gent, Ledeganckstraat 35, B-9000 Gent, Belgium Soil samples collected from the rhizosphere

Peter Mikula, Emma Nelson, Piotr Tryjanowski and Tomáš Albrecht

sub-urban locality in the south-eastern part of Limbe city (1.7 km long linear transect; 4°0.7′N; 9°11.8′E; 5–80 metres a. s. l.), Cameroon, where common agamas are habituated to the presence of humans. Because the escape distance of lizards can be affected by thermal conditions, all observations were

Maybritt Jill Alpes

imminently present in Cameroon and referred to by the term ‘bushfalling.’ ‘Bushfalling’ is the act of going out to the ‘wilderness’ (bush) to hunt down meat (money) and bring back home the trophies. ‘To fall bush’ implies trying against all odds to leave the country to go (i.e. fall) and earn money to send

Dah, Jonas N.

Cameroon is at the crossroads of Central and West Africa. Historically it has experienced the rule of Germans (Kamerun), French (Cameroun), and British (Cameroon). It took its name from the 15th-century Portuguese naming of the mouth of the Wouri River in Duala as Rio dos Camerões (Shrimp River

Charles Manga Fombad

Cameroon is a highly complex heterogeneous country with a wide diversity of ethnic groups, languages, cultures, and religions. According to July 2012 estimates, the population is 20,129,878. This is made up of Anglophones (20% of the population) who live in two of Cameroon’s ten regions (formerly

Dah, Jonas Nwiyende

[German Version] The name “Cameroon” derives from the Portuguese name of the Wouri River estuary in Douala: Rio dos Camarões, “River of Prawns.” In 1884 the German colonial administration extended the name to the entire land, whose boundaries were fixed in 1910/1911. Cameroon covers an area of 475

Editors Human Rights Law in Africa

(1) BASIC FACTS Independence: 1 January 1960, former French trusteeship territory. Union with southern part of British Cameroons 1 October 1961 Leader: Paul Biya, b 1933, president since 1982 Capital: Yaounde, (international airport) Other major city: Douala (main river port, international airport

AMIN, Martin E. & FONKENG, George E.. Gender and the demand for primary education in Cameroon Social change for women and children. Ed. V.Demos [&] M.T.Segal Advances in Gender Research,4, Stamford (USA): JAI Press, 2000. pp.123-155 (Comparisons ... between predominantly Christian and predominantly