Cameroon


Cameroon challenger cries foul over 'false' election observers

2018-10-11 19:03

A Cameroonian opposition candidate, who stirred controversy with an unsubstantiated claim he won Sunday's presidential poll has cried foul over a group of "false" election observers.

African Union urges 'restraint' in Cameroon vote spat

2018-10-10 20:34

The African Union has called for "maximum restraint" in Cameroon following an opposition candidate's declaration of victory following the weekend's presidential vote.

Cameroon presidential poll underscores the need for term limits

2018-10-09 13:17

President Paul Biya's credibility and legitimacy are increasingly being tarnished, amid growing support for opposition candidates, writes The Conversation.

Cameroon faces long wait for presidential results

2018-10-08 20:29

Cameroon faces a long wait for results following a weekend presidential election marked by violence in restive anglophone regions, low turnout and difficulties staging the ballot in the conflict-torn north.

Cameroon's Biya at helm of six-time election winning machine

2018-10-08 15:30

President Paul Biya, the 85-year-old Cameroonian leader seeking a seventh term, has developed an effective system to stay in power despite long overseas absences.

Cameroon's under 35s have only known one leader: Biya

2018-10-07 16:53

"We should let him finish, and afterwards we can judge," says Denis. "No, he should go!" responded Bernardin, debating with his friend the long legacy of Cameroonian President Paul Biya who has ruled since 1982 and will seek a seventh term in Sunday'

Cameroon votes as separatists pose threat; Biya win likely

2018-10-07 11:54

Polls have opened in Cameroon as Africa's oldest leader is widely expected to win another term even as separatists threaten to disrupt the election and many who have fled the unrest are unable to vote.

Three killed in Cameroon anglophone zone ahead of vote

2018-10-06 16:33

Three people including a police officer have died in violence in a flashpoint town at the centre of violence raging between anglophone separatists and Cameroon's government, witnesses have said.

Hospital on front line of Cameroon anglophone conflict

2018-10-05 17:38

Buea's regional hospital looks like any other in Cameroon, with its long whitewashed corridors and smartly dressed doctors and nurses.

Cameroon: diverse country in central Africa

2018-10-03 18:32

Diverse and football-mad Cameroon is Central Africa's biggest economy but troubled by mounting unrest in its disgruntled English-speaking regions, where there is a push to break away.

 

Cameroon still awaiting presidential election results

2018-10-10 21:29

Cameroon continues to wait for results of Sunday's presidential election in which Africa's oldest leader is widely expected to win.

Cameroon minister calls opposition win claim 'non-event'

2018-10-09 15:57

Cameroon's interior minister Paul Atanga Nji has warned that "scoring a goal" is not "winning the match"" after an opposition leader used a football metaphor to claim victory in presidential polls.

Cameroon says opposition candidate claiming poll win is 'outlaw'

2018-10-08 21:19

Cameroon's government has called opposition presidential election candidate Maurice Kamto an "outlaw" on Monday after he defied warnings and declared himself victor of weekend polls ahead of official results.

Cameroon opposition contender claims poll win

2018-10-08 19:39

A leading opposition challenger to President Paul Biya has claimed victory following Cameroon's presidential polls despite a government warning not to announce unofficial results.

Cameroon polls close, vote counting begins in key election

2018-10-08 10:14

Polls have closed in Cameroon and vote counting has started in an election that will likely see Africa's oldest leader win another term.

'They may kill you': Cameroon faces election under threat

2018-10-07 13:10

Rudulf Arrey has ventured out for a campaign rally the other day in Cameroon, knowing the simple act of civic curiosity could kill him.

Tactics and tension ahead of Cameroon poll

2018-10-07 07:49

Cameroon will go to the polls this weekend as opposition parties mount an eleventh-hour unity bid to dislodge six-term President Paul Biya while the country faces unprecedented insecurity.

Opposition forms coalition ahead of Cameroon vote

2018-10-06 14:35

Two Cameroonian opposition parties have agreed a coalition to jointly contest this weekend's presidential polls, a spokesman said, in an effort to dislodge six-term President Paul Biya.

Cameroon opposition says 'massive fraud' planned for polls

2018-10-05 16:13

An opposition contender who will seek election in Cameroon's impending presidential polls has alleged that a "massive fraud" is underway to ensure the sitting president wins a seventh term.

Cameroon's Biya at helm of six-time election winning machine

2018-10-03 14:00

President Paul Biya, the 85-year-old Cameroonian leader who will seek a seventh term on Sunday, has developed an effective system to stay in power despite long overseas absences.

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