Anglophone regions tense as Cameroon parties campaign for Feb. 9 vote

Ahead of Cameroon's legislative and municipal elections scheduled for February 9, the country's ruling party held a meeting under a heavy police presence with fear of secessionist attacks.

It was held in Buea, the capital of the English speaking southwest region where separatists recently declared the upcoming elections illegal and announced a six-day “lockdown”.

Parliamentary and local elections have been postponed twice due to the security situation. Derick Ekona, opposition SDF activist to…

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