Upholding Term Limits Are a Step Towards Peacebuilding

AllAfrica's Michael Tantoh attended the Constitutional Term Limits Summit in Niamey, and spoke with the National Democratic Institute's Africa and Regional Director for International Affairs, Dr. Christopher Fomunyoh, about the conflict between English and French-speaking areas of Cameroon. Fomunyoh believes that presidential term limits are one small step towards peace and that the Cameroon government needs to do more to tackle the problem at its roots.

People gather at the Congress Palace during the opening session of the National Dialogue called by President Paul Biya, in Yaounde, Cameroon on September 30, 2019.

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