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Cameroon Deploys Troops to Nigerian Border after Separatists, Herders Clash

VOA | MAROUA, CAMEROON —  Cameroon’s government deployed at least 100 troops Wednesday to Gayama, a village on the border with Nigeria, after clashes between Cameroonian separatists and Nigerian herders left at least 12 people dead. Cameroonian officials say the fighting broke out six days ago, after herders who crossed …

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All MSF staff acquitted in military tribunal in Cameroon

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) expresses relief at the acquittal of staff after lengthy and unjustified imprisonment in Cameroon. As people in the South-West region are in desperate need of lifesaving medical assistance, MSF continues to seek engagement with the authorities to resume activities in safety. BUEA/YAOUNDÉ – MSF |  The international medical humanitarian …

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Delays, extortions, and voter exclusion: Cameroon’s national biometric ID card conundrum

Biometric Update | Ashu M. just clocked 20 years this November, the legal age for voting in the central African nation of Cameroon. The enthusiastic young man is looking forward to enlisting his name on the biometric voter roll in preparation for the next general elections coming up in 2025. …

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