Biya accused of paying American lobbyist billions to influence US perception

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Cameroonian President Paul Biya has been accused of paying American lobbyist billions to influence US perception of his regime and helping the regime to evade US sanctions and sustain Biya’s hold on power, the National Times said on Wednesday. 

The report sates that between 2004 and 2017, Paul Biya spent over 5 billion FCFA  on just one US lobby firm to promote his regime’s image as a humane and western friendly democratic country, open to foreign investors and financial institutions, notwithstanding the realities in Cameroon, this amount does not include other expenses.

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