The Decline of Free Flow of Information lowers Peace in Africa: Insights from the Institute for Economics and Peace

Free flow of information is one of the main criteria used to determine the level of peace in a country, following the Global Peace Index (GPI). In the thirteenth edition of the GPI issued in June 2019, several sub-Saharan African countries are positioned at the bottom of the ladder of peace, one of the main reasons being their decline in the free flow of information in recent years. A broad view of the GPI report shows that these countries also have a weak index on internet freedom and digital rights, as well as the freedom of the press. […]
Ultimately, to safeguard the existing and predict any possible decline of peace, each country presented in this top 15, regardless of the number of times and category, should be closely watched and monitored by civil liberties defenders.

“The Age of Digital Interdependance”. Hopes for the diversity of cultural expressions

That digital divide impacts the way how cultural goods and services are created, produced, distributed and accessed (operational guideline N° 4). Therefore, emphasising on the fact that roughly half the world’s population still lacks internet access or is using only a fraction of its potential despite being connected, the report advocates the building of an inclusive digital economy and society. 

Les enjeux d’un Cadre juridique spécifique aux énergies renouvelables au Cameroun

La question de développement est étroitement liée à celle de la maîtrise de l’énergie dont les contours modernes intègrent le concept de durabilité. Très longtemps, dans les civilisations anciennes, la priorité était donnée aux énergies conventionnelles telles que le charbon, le pétrole et les grands barrages hydroélectriques qui ont toutes montré des limites en termes de la protection de l’environnement et de l’économie des ressources naturelles.

Cameroon: Tackling Energy Shortage and Poverty by regulating Renewable Energy

The regulatory framework for renewable energies in Cameroon is captured essentially through the various laws relating to the electricity sector. It is mainly the law n° 20 of November 26th, 1983 concerning the regime of the electricity with its decrees, the law n° 98/022 of December 24th 1998 governing the sector of the electricity in Cameroon and its implementing decrees, and Law N°. 2011/022 of 14 December 2011 governing the electricity sector.