Tazoacha Francis

About Tazoacha Francis

Francis Tazoacha is the Director of Peace and Security at the Nkafu Policy Institute. He has a Master’s Degree in Natural Resources and Peace from the United Nations University for Peace in San Jose, Costa Rica.

The Second Decolonisation in French Africa en Marche and the Security Challenges

By Tazoacha Francis|2023-12-14T09:58:54+00:00December 14th, 2023|Categories: Peace & Security, Policy, Publications|Tags: , , |

By Francis Tazoacha (Download pdf) Introduction Recent events in former French African colonies may seem strange to some people, but to others, these events have been long overdue. Many see it as Africans’ intransigence to [...]

Exploring Precolonial Free Trade in the Northwest Region of Cameroon

By Tazoacha Francis|2023-05-30T14:02:59+00:00May 29th, 2023|Categories: Peace & Security, Precolonial Free Trade, Publications|Tags: , |

Mankon kingdom is one of the oldest kingdoms among the grass field people of the Northwest of Cameroon. The Fon and the council of elders further said that the fondom is ruled by a Fon with rights to kinghood inherited by birth.

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.

Civil Society Organisations as a Driving Force In Peace Negotiations In North West and South West Regions of Cameroon

By Tazoacha Francis and Melanie Kwassini|2022-09-14T08:10:16+00:00September 5th, 2022|Categories: Peace & Security, Publications|

Nelson Mandela once said, “Negotiation and discussions are the greatest weapons we have for promoting peace and development” (Leap To Success 2012).

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