Cameroon: Court Orders Partial Election Rerun in Troubled English-Speaking Regions

[VOA] Cameroon’s constitutional council has ordered a rerun of the February 9 national assembly election in a majority of the crisis prone English-speaking regions due to allegations of widespread irregularities and fraud by President Paul Biya’s ruling Cameroon People’s Democratic Movement party, which was declared the winner.

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Cameroon: Done Properly, National Dialogue Could Stabilise Cameroon

[ISS] Cameroon’s recently announced national dialogue to solve the crisis that has engulfed its English-speaking North-West and South-West Regions, among other issues, has largely been welcomed. While some analysts see it as a political move, national stakeholders and international partners alike have emphasised the need for dialogue.

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Cameroon: Hospital Attacked; Medical Staff, Patients Flee

[VOA] Armed men burned down a hospital in the Cameroonian town of Kumba this week, forcing patients and medical staff to flee for their lives. Cameroon’s government blamed the attack on separatists demanding independence for Cameroon’s English-speaking regions.

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