Cameroon: Government Denies Separatists Blew Up Lone Refinery

[VOA] Cameroon has increased troops around its lone oil refinery, after a weekend explosion caused a shutdown of the facility. But the government denies separatist fighters were responsible and says there will be no shortages of petroleum products.

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Africa: Popular Protests Pose a Conundrum for the AU’s Opposition to Coups

[The Conversation Africa] Sudan’s President Omar al Bashir was overthrown in April following months of incessant countrywide protests. Less than two weeks earlier, protesters forced Algeria’s long-time President Abdelaziz Bouteflika to step down.

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