paul biya

  • Biya’s private travels: The story behind the story

    Cameroon’s government is up in arms after our investigation into president Paul Biya’s extended “private trips” away from his own country. Here’s how we counted his days abroad and built our story.

    A boy walks past a newspaper kiosk in the Wada district of Cameroon's capital of Yaounde, in the run-up to the presidential elections of October 2011. Photo (c): Reuters / Akintunde AkinleyeA boy walks past a newspaper kiosk in the Wada district of Cameroon's capital of Yaounde, in the run-up to the presidential elections of October 2011. Photo (c): Reuters / Akintunde Akinleye

  • Paul Biya, Cameroon’s Roaming President

    Cameroon’s president, Paul Biya, likes to travel abroad.

    As a result, he’s missed some far-reaching events in the country he rules from afar.  Pages from the Cameroon Tribune relating to Paul Biya's travels. OCCRP journalists used the state newspaper as a primary source to chart the president’s numerous foreign trips since taking office. (Image: OCCRP / Authors.) Some rights reserved.Pages from the Cameroon Tribune relating to Paul Biya's travels. OCCRP journalists used the state newspaper as a primary source to chart the president’s numerous foreign trips since taking office. (Image: OCCRP / Authors.) Some rights reserved.

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