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Vol 59 No 20

Published 12th October 2018


Cameroon

Limbo after ghost elections

As the ruling party prepares to claim a landslide victory, the country’s regional and linguistic divides are getting out of control

The national elections on 7 October could be the worst yet in Cameroon and will further weaken President Paul Biya's claim to legitimacy. But Biya's Rassemblement démocratique du peuple Camerounais (RDPC) is preparing to announce a landslide victory based on the mobilisation of its strongholds in the south of the country, we hear.

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