Thursday, 13 December 2018

Courageous Women Work To End Cameroon’s Anglophone Crisis

The October election in Cameroon, in which long-serving octogenarian President Paul Biya retained power to extend his 36-year rule by another seven years, was marred by allegations of fraud, intimidation and low voter turnout.


Nationally, only 54% of registered voters turned up. And in the volatile Anglophone region a paltry 10% cast their vote.
Courageous Women Work To End Cameroon’s Anglophone Crisis
Most people boycotted or were forced to do so by the militias who have taken up arms to secede, whereas others demanded a change of governance structure.


The main opposition political formations have rejected the results of the “sham” election and are challenging Biya’s legitimacy.




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