Cameroon deploys troops bracing for anti-Biya protests
Despite government ban on rallies, opposition party members threaten to demonstrate in support of their jailed presidential candidate
Cameroon’s Biya turns 86; critics say it’s time for change
Biya’s supporters toast the milestone with celebrations as opponents say he has ruled with an iron fist for too long
US officials tout good ties with Cameroon despite aid cut
United States to cut security aid by $17 million in response to alleged human rights violations
Cameroon’s leader sworn in for 7th term amid rising unrest
Cameroon's President Paul Biya, sub-Saharan Africa's oldest leader, was inaugurated Tuesday for his seventh term in office amid rising separatist unrest.The 85-year-old Biya, who has been in power since 1982, was sworn in days after separatists allegedly kidnapped dozens of students and an American missionary was fatally shot as soldiers ...
Cameroon’s Biya easily wins 7th term; low Anglophone turnout
Africa's oldest president, Cameroon's Paul Biya, easily won a seventh term on Monday after a Constitutional Council that he appointed rejected all legal challenges to the election.Now analysts say the country faces further turmoil if Biya, who will be 92 when the new term ends, doesn't start preparing Cameroon for ...
Cameroon still awaiting presidential election results
Cameroon continues to wait for results of Sunday's presidential election in which Africa's oldest leader is widely expected to win.Essombe Emile, President of Cameroon Constitutional council, speaks during a meeting with representatives of the political parties and members of the Electoral commissions at the palais des congres in Yaounde, Cameroon, ...
Cameroon officials, observers say poll was mostly successful
Cameroon's elections commission and African Union observers say that Sunday's presidential poll was largely successful with minor irregularities.Both bodies said Monday that those irregularities shouldn't affect the vote's outcome.A soldier stands guard outside a polling station where, Cameroon's Incumbent President Paul Biya of the Cameroon People's Democratic Movement party, casts ...
Cameroon votes as separatists pose a threat; Biya win likely
Polls are opening in Cameroon as Africa's oldest leader is widely expected to win another term, while separatists threaten to disrupt the election and many people who have fled the unrest are unable to vote.President Paul Biya has held office since 1982 and vows to end the crisis. The fractured ...
‘They may kill you’: Cameroon faces election under threat
Rudulf Arrey ventured out for a campaign rally the other day in Cameroon's restive Southwest region, knowing the simple act of civic curiosity could kill him.Separatists who declared an English-speaking state have threatened people who wander the streets, and so have government security forces who try to maintain order, the ...
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