Francis Tazoacha

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.

Gender-Based Violence: Beyond the Crises in Cameroon and Effects on Mental Well-Being

By |2022-07-12T09:05:15+00:00July 12th, 2022|Categories: Education & Health Policy, Publications|Tags: , , |

However, Gender-based violence in Cameroon has been an existing reality prior to these crises and occurs even in areas where guns are silent. As a result, the mental health condition of the abused women and girls may be affected, including depression, anxiety, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and substance use disorder.

On the Resurgence of Military Coups d’états in Africa

By |2022-05-23T15:00:51+00:00May 19th, 2022|Categories: Peace & Security, Publications|Tags: |

Given that the international and regional bodies have not adequately addressed the civilian coups in which elections are rigged, presidential term limits prolonged, and or transforming the presidency into a monarchy, this has prompted the military to take over with the claim of redressing the situation.

Are Sanctions an Effective Remedy for Guinea’s Recent Coup?

By |2022-04-25T11:34:12+00:00April 25th, 2022|Categories: Peace & Security, Publications|Tags: , |

The Economic Community of West African States has suspended Guinea’s position and decision-making power in the economic bloc.  The African Union has equally followed suit, not least because this stands in stark contrast from the AU Charter on Elections, Democracy, and Governance, specifically Article IV and V.

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