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Indigenous minorities and the future of good governance in Cameroon

Churchill Ewumbue-Monono

Indigenous minorities and the future of good governance in Cameroon

an inquiry into the politics of local governance in the local councils of Fako Division, 1866-2001

by Churchill Ewumbue-Monono

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Published by Center for Research on Democracy and Development in Africa in Buea, Cameroon .
Written in English

  • Fako Division (Cameroon),
  • Cameroon
    • Subjects:
    • Local government -- Cameroon -- Case studies.,
    • Fako Division (Cameroon) -- Politics and government.,
    • Fako Division (Cameroon) -- Ethnic relations -- Political aspects.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 340-344).

      StatementChurchill Ewumbue-Monono.
      GenreCase studies.
      LC ClassificationsJS7692.3.A2 E98 2001
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 345 p. :
      Number of Pages345
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3738982M
      LC Control Number2003408158

      develop effective tools of self-governance, what is most striking to us is the degree to which matters of governance in the FNGA are not left to First Nations’ discretion. The provisions of the FNGA make us question the extent of the federal government’s commitment to indigenous self-governance.

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