Municipal councilor murdered by equipped separatists

  (MENAFN) According to local officials, a municipal councillor was murdered by equipped separatists in Cameroon’s restive English-speaking region of Northwest as elections for the state’s first ever regional poll started on Sunday. A municipal councillor of the municipality, Ancho Elias Ambi, was mureded when a military group moving electors came …

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Bamenda – Motorcycles Prohibited in Central Streets

  Cameroon Tribune  | On the strength of Release No. 020/PR/E/GNW/IG of September 4, 2020, circulation of motorcycles has been restricted to some neighbourhoods of Bamenda. The circulation of personal, service and commercial motorcycles in Bamenda have been restricted in efforts to step up security and the protection of people and property …

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Cameroon to hold first regional polls in December

  Aljazeera  | Elections in 10 regions including restive Anglophone areas to put in place councils provided for in 1996 constitution Cameroonian President Paul Biya has announced the country’s first regional elections in December, including in English-speaking provinces where years of fighting between the government and separatists have cost some 3,000 lives. …

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Cameroon: Gridlock continues between separatists and Yaoundé

  The Africa Report  | There is no end in sight to the crisis in Cameroon’s North-West and South-West regions despite initial ceasefire talks with rebels seeking independence from the government in Yaoundé. The Cameroonian government launched secret talks with jailed Anglophone leader Ayuk Tabe and nine others at the beginning of …

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Civilians Killed In Anglophone Regions

Attacks as Peace Talks Take Place Human Rights Watch  | – Cameroonian armed forces have attacked a health facility in the North-West region and arbitrarily arrested seven health workers in the South-West, while armed separatists have killed at least six civilians, including a humanitarian worker and a teacher, since May 2020. The …

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