Cameroon Elections Overshadowed by Boycott, Violence
Polls have closed in Cameroon in an election overshadowed by a partial opposition boycott and separatist violence that displaced hundreds of thousands in the region. The elections were the first in seven years after two postponements. Large numbers of police and security forces were deployed during the day but no violence was reported in the cities.
Elections Marred By Low Turnout
The New Humanitarian, 10 February 2020
Legislative and municipal elections in Cameroon on Sunday were marked by low voter turnout - especially in the Central African nation's two troubled western regions, where… Read more »
Polls Overshadowed By Boycott, Separatist Violence
DW, 9 February 2020
Polls have closed in the central African country after elections were dominated by a boycott from the main opposition party and separatist violence. President Paul Biya is expected… Read more »
Cameroonians reading newspapers on the street (file photo).
Cameroon on February 9 will host double elections, legislative and municipal, despite the worrying socio-political crisis and insecurity in the country. Civic groups, political p Read more »
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Cameroon has deployed troops to the restive English speaking regions to ensure security before, during and after next month's general election. Read more »