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Cameroon Plans February Polls Under Shadow Of Violence

Yaounde (Cameroon) (AFP) – Cameroon is poised to hold parliamentary and municipal elections in February but a bloody separatist conflict and political tensions are set to cloud the vote, experts say. Anglophone separatists are fighting government troops in western Cameroon while the north of the country has come under attack …

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Motorcycle Taxi Protest Paralyzes Cameroon’s Capital

YAOUNDE VOA  | Thousands of motorcycle taxi drivers blocked streets in Cameroon’s capital on Tuesday, after city officials barred the bikers from accessing certain commercial and residential areas. Officials say the restrictions are needed for security reasons. The bikers say the cutoff hurts their livelihoods. Defying a strong presence of anti-riot police throughout …

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Cameroon To Hold Legislative, Municipal Elections On Feb. 9, 2020

  Xinhua  | Cameroon’s President Paul Biya on Sunday signed a presidential decree announcing elections for members of National Assembly and municipal councillors on February 9, 2020. The two elections were postponed twice due to growing threats from armed separatists in the two English-speaking regions and attacks from Boko Haram terror group …

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Cameroon Assures Hitch-free Elections In Troubled Anglophone Regions

YAOUNDE, Nov. 11 Xinhua  | Legislative and municipal elections will hold in Anglophone regions of Cameroon despite growing threats from armed separatists, officials of the Elections Cameroon (Elecam) said on Monday. Chairperson of Elecam Enow Abrams Egbe said the eagerness demonstrated during the registration process in the troubled regions was a clear sign …

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One Dead, Over 20 Rescued After Canoe Capsizes In Cameroon

YAOUNDE, Nov. 4 Xinhua  | One person died and over 20 others were rescued after a long and narrow canoe sank on Monday off Idenau, a seaside resort town in south-western Cameroon, according to the Cameroon Navy. Survivors said local fishermen were the first to arrive and rescue passengers when the canoe started …

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