Cameroon's Biya Finally Talks Peace

Prime Minister Joseph Dion Ngute, during his ongoing peace mission in the western parts of the country, has said that the president is willing to "listen to all other issues with the exception of separation or secession". Violence erupted in the Cameroon's two English speaking regions when an industrial strike by aggrieved lawyers and teachers in 2016 over perceived marginalization turned into a clamour by armed separatists for outright independence of the region.

Women protest, holding up a poster with images of atrocities committed in an ongoing conflict between government forces and armed separatists, in Bamenda, Cameroon, Sept. 7, 2018.

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