Who are the allies of Cameroon?

Who are the allies of Cameroon?

Cameroon is a member of both the Commonwealth of Nations and La Francophonie. Its foreign policy closely follows that of its main ally, France (one of its former colonial rulers). Cameroon relies heavily on France for its defence, although military spending is high in comparison to other sectors of government.

What is the biggest problem in Cameroon?

Poor sanitation is a major problem in Cameroon today. Lack of good drinking water and water for domestic purposes is another major challenge facing Cameroon today. A greater portion of the Cameroonian populace including those living in urban areas lack access to good drinking water and water for domestic purposes.

Who controls Cameroon?

Executive branch

Office Name Since
President Paul Biya 6 November 1982
Prime Minister Joseph Dion Ngute 4 January 2019

Is Cameroon an ally of the US?

The relations are close, although they have sometimes been affected by concerns over human rights abuses and the pace of political and economic liberalization. The bilateral United States Agency for International Development (USAID) program in Cameroon closed for budgetary reasons in 1994.

Are human rights respected in Cameroon?

Human rights in Cameroon are addressed in the constitution. However, the 2009 Human Rights Report by the United States Department of State noted concerns in regard to election irregularities, security forces torture and arbitrary arrests.

What is the relationship between Cameroon and China since 1971?

China has for a long time invested much political and financial capital in Cameroon. After the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries in 1971, the relationship has been dominated by the completion by Beijing of a handful of symbolic but visible projects and the regular exchange of delegations.

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