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Cameroon’s ruling RDPC wins legislative by-polls in anglophone zone

  APAnews  | The ruling Cameroon Peoples Democratic Movement (RDPC) has won the 13 parliamentary seats contested at stake in 11 constituencies in the country’s anglophone North-West and South-Western regions. After the Constitutional Council closed Thursday’s electoral dispute, all the appeals lodged by the opposition Social Democratic Front (SDF) were rejected. The …

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UN welcomes cease-fire announced by Separatist Force in Cameroon

UNITED NATIONS, March 26 (Xinhua) — The United Nations on Thursday welcomed the temporary cease-fire announced by the Southern Cameroons Defense Forces (SOCADEF) following UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres’ call for a global cease-fire to facilitate the global response to COVID-19, said a UN spokesman. The secretary-general called on other armed groups to …

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Cameroon’s Military Raids Separatist Camps Ahead of Election Rerun

YAOUNDE VOA  | Cameroon’s military says it has killed 24 separatists who vowed to disrupt Sunday’s election rerun in the country’s English-speaking regions.?The anglophone rebels say the casualties were on the military’s side, but witnesses say a number of those killed were civilians caught up in the fighting. Military commander Brigadier General Valere …

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Several killed in attack in Cameroon

 (AP) Armed separatists attacked a village in the African nation of Cameroon’s western French-speaking region on Sunday, killing at least seven people, according to a top offical and a resident. Gov. Awa Fonka Augustine of the West region said separatists from the country’s troubled English-speaking northwest region crossed over early Sunday …

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