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struggle for political pluralism and democracy in Cameroon

Albert Samba Ngwana

struggle for political pluralism and democracy in Cameroon

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Published by African Development Corp. in Douala [Cameroon] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Cameroon
    • Subjects:
    • Cameroon -- Politics and government -- 1960-,
    • Cameroon -- Economic conditions -- 1960-

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Other titlesPolitical pluralism and democracy in Cameroon
      StatementAlbert Samba Ngwana.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJQ3525 .N48 2001
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 228 p. ;
      Number of Pages228
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3739398M
      ISBN 109783539353
      LC Control Number2003408930

      Democracy and Governance in Africa Africa's continuing reliance on foreign aid has increased the opportunities for bilateral and multilateral aid agencies to influence policy making in the region. The major donors have been meeting frequently in order to discuss development and debt problems and to devise aid strategies for African governments. In a political treatise I wrote in captioned “Cameroon’s Democratic process, Vision ”, I argued among other things that for more than a decade, the goals of multiparty democracy still elude the masses and within the present political context of unbridled demagogy, multiparty may remain a façade and charade, promising much but.


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