About Dr. Delmas Tsafack

Dr. Delmas Tsafack is a Senior Policy Analyst in Governance and Democracy at the Nkafu Policy Institute. He holds a Ph.D. in History of International Relations from the University of Dschang, Cameroon. Prior to joining the Nkafu Policy Institute, he served as Political and Economic Affairs Officer at the Embassy of the Kingdom of Belgium in Yaounde and as Program Officer at the Muntu Institute.

Cameroon: Assassination of Journalist Martinez Zogo, State Security in Danger?

By Dr. Delmas Tsafack|2023-03-24T14:20:36+00:00March 23rd, 2023|Categories: Governance & Democracy Initiative|Tags: |

As of January 17, 2023, the current events in Cameroon have been marked by the assassination of journalist Martinez Zogo, host of the famous program “Embouteillages” on Amplitude FM, an urban radio station in Yaoundé, Cameroon. In his program, he denounced daily the embezzlers of public wealth by mentioning them by name.

Revisiting Free Trade in the Bimbia During the Precolonial Era from an Oral Perspective

By Tazoacha Francis and Dr. Delmas Tsafack|2023-05-09T11:32:54+00:00March 21st, 2023|Categories: Economics Affairs, Governance & Democracy Initiative, Precolonial Free Trade, Publications|Tags: , , |

This history of free trade in Bimbia in the precolonial era may inspire the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), one of the 13 flagship projects of Agenda 2063, as it presents how to trade in precolonial Africa was conducted freely with no or fewer barriers.

The Military Agreement of April 2022 Between Cameroon and Russia: What is the Impact on Relations Between Cameroon and its Western Partners?

By Dr. Delmas Tsafack and Tazoacha Francis|2022-10-04T07:36:43+00:00September 30th, 2022|Categories: Peace & Security, Publications|Tags: , , |

On April 12, 2022, Cameroon and Russia signed a military cooperation agreement for five years. This agreement is signed in the context of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, where Western countries are against Russia and her "allies." The signing of such an agreement appeared to be an affront to Cameroon's Western partners supporting Ukraine.

Lifting of Presidential Term Limits and Risk of Instability in the Central African Republic

By Dr. Delmas Tsafack and Dr Steve TAMETONG|2022-08-12T13:48:25+00:00August 12th, 2022|Categories: Governance & Democracy Initiative, Publications|Tags: , |

It is worth recalling the consequences of lifting or attempting to lift presidential term limits in countries such as Burkina Faso in 2014 and Guinea in 2021. In the first country, the initiative led to a popular uprising and the departure from power of President Compaoré.

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