Cameroon has seen increased violence and an ongoing civil war based on its linguistic, sectarian divide. Can the nation survive? How much is this a democracy deficiency and how much is this failure of leadership? How can Cameroon overcome its governance challenges? Doug Becker speaks with John M. Mbaku and Moses K. Tesi.

John M. Mbaku is a Distinguished Professor of Economics at Weber State University. His expertise is in Africa and he is the author of Protecting Minority Rights in African Countries.

Moses K. Tesi is a Professor of Political Science at Middle Tennessee State University. He is an expert in Cameroon politics and is the author of Balancing Sovereignty and Development in International Affairs: Cameroon’s Post-Independence Relations with France, Africa, and the World.



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