Germain-Hervé Mbia Yebega

Mbia Yebega Germain-Hervé

Political analyst, researcher at the Political and Strategic Observatory of Africa (OPSA)

Biographie de Mbia Yebega Germain-Hervé

Political analyst, researcher at the Political and Strategic Observatory of Africa (OPSA), Research Fellow at the Paul Ango Ela Foundation (FPAE), expert consultant at the Francophone network for research on peace operations affiliated with the international research studies centre of the University of Montreal (ROP/CERIUM) and “Club 2030 Afrique”

Ses articles

Breaking africa’s strategic dependence

n°55 Third Quarter 2015

Operation Bouledogue, launched on 18 July 1961 at Bizerte (Tunisia) to maintain a military base there, was the first of a long series of French military interventions in Africa. After Licorne in 2002 in Côte d’Ivoire and Serval in January 2013 in Mali, the most recent is named after an apparently harmless African butterfly, Sangaris. It is the seventh military intervention organised by Paris in the Central African Republic (CAR)•1 since the former African colony became...

THE CHALLENGES OF AFRICA’S EMERGENCE

n°52 Third Quarter 2014

The emergence of Africa is at the heart of a great many debates and arouses many passions in Africa and elsewhere. But what is meant by this emergence? And what is the sense of this catch-all concept that we come across time and again in ministerial discourse and the speeches of political leaders? Each country is developing its plan to become “emergent” by 2020-2030. Sometimes in an almost folkloric atmosphere: for example, the walking stick of a convalescent Head of State —...