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27 hopefuls compete Biya for Cameroon presidency

APAnews | Twenty-eight candidacies including that of incumbent President Paul Biya have been registered for Cameroon’s October presidential election. Elections Cameroon (ELECAM) said on Saturday it will publish the final list of candidates by August 8, two months before the elections scheduled for October 7. According to ELECAM, fewer candidates …

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Cholera Threatens Cameroon

VOA | YAOUNDE — A cholera outbreak in Cameroon has claimed at least a dozen lives. Hundreds of people have been rushed to several hospitals in the central African state. It is feared some of the cases were imported from Nigeria and may contaminate refugees fleeing the Boko Haram insurgency. …

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Serbia Urged to Stop Selling Arms to Cameroon

After a video of executions in Cameroon featured what seemed to be soldiers using Serbian-made arms, Amnesty International has asked Serbia to stop exporting weapons to the country. Amnesty International told BIRN that Cameroon has used Serbian-made weapons in a pattern of “systematic violations” of human rights, and has called …

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