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Cameroon journalist Mimi Mefo released on Biya's orders

APRNEWS - Reports from Cameroon indicate that charges against journalist Mimi Mefo had been dropped as she appeared before the military tribunal of Monday.

The local Equinoxe TV channel, Mefo’s employers, reported that the decision to drop the charges had come from the presidency. There is no official explanation to the current development.


Clashes between separatists, army kill at least 10 in Cameroon

APRNEWS - Separatists in Cameroon countered the death toll figures given by the government, following heavy fighting between the army and rebels on Wednesday.

The conflict between Anglophone separatists who want to create an independent state called Ambazonia and government forces has killed hundreds since last year and emerged as Biya’s greatest security problem in nearly four decades in power.


Kamto: Ex-Biya appointee 'disturbing' Cameroon presidential polls

APRNEWS - Maurice Kamto was not the leading opposition figure going into Cameroon’s October 7 presidential polls. The Social Democratic Front, SDF’s Joshua Osih was.

All that has changed in a matter of weeks. The main opposition tag at least per media reports and post-vote incidences is Kamto, leader of the Cameroon Renaissance Movement, CRM.



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