Articles by Collins Molua Ikome

March 26, 2024

Cameroon braces for presidential elections

Collins Molua Ikome
Collins Molua Ikome writes that the political and electoral landscape in Cameroon makes it impossible to defeat the ruling CPDM party in an election. Paul Biya's regime is exploiting the Anglophone conflict to consolidate power. A potential military coup in Cameroon is, however, unlikely
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February 20, 2024

There is a resurgence of military coups in Africa's Sahel region. Why?

Collins Molua Ikome
Collins Molua and Gift Mwonzora argue that the decision by Mali, Niger, and Burkina Faso to leave the Economic Community of West African States was a rash one, which may risk legitimising further coups. What's more, deteriorating diplomatic relations between these countries and the West could have knock-on effects for regional peace and security
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Collins Molua Ikome
Freelance Civic Educator, Europäische Jugendbildungs und Jugendbegegnungsstätte Weimar

Collins is a Cameroonian national who has resided in Germany since 2019.

He gained a BSc in Political Science from the University of Buea, Cameroon, in 2016 and an MA in International Relations and Cultural Diplomacy from Furtwangen University of Applied Sciences, Germany, in 2021.

He is currently pursuing a second Master’s degree in public policy at the Willy Brandt School of Public Policy, University of Erfurt.

His main research interests are in armed conflicts and democratisation in sub-Saharan Africa.

He is currently working on a research thesis on multilateralism and the future of UN Peacekeeping Operations in Africa: A Case Study of MINUSMA.

He tweets @IkomeMolua

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