The Incumbent, Pres. (Mr.) Paul Biya thanks Cameroonians for re-electing him as President of the Republic of Cameroon #cmr11.

Fellow Cameroonians, My Dear Compatriots, In accordance with our Constitution, the Supreme Court, acting as the Constitutional Council, has just announced the results of the 9 October 2011 presidential election. In a completely sovereign, free and transparent manner, you have once again decided to entrust me with the office of President of the Republic. Thank…

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Cameroon policemen on poll duty killed at a Polling Station

Two killed in unstable Bakassi region while securing presidential election expected to be won by incumbent Paul Biya. Two military policemen were killed in the unstable southwestern Bakassi region of Cameroon while securing presidential elections there, the government has said. They were killed on Sunday by “armed men who have not yet been identified” in Isanguele…

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Social media buzz about Cameroon’s elections reveals widespread concerns.

Cameroon’s October 9th presidential election is fast approaching, and social media is being used to create a dialogue, raise concerns and share information about the event. The country’s incumbent, Paul Biya of the Cameroon People’s Democratic Movement, has been in power for 30 years despite general dissatisfaction and outcries for the president to step down. There are currently…

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Cameroon president’s campaign tactic strategy sparks concern.

Douala, Cameroons (CNN) — Both supporters and opponents of Cameroon President Paul Biya say they are concerned about his complacent attitude in the campaign leading to the October 9 election, with some saying he plans to win through election rigging and fraud. Campaigning enters the final phase this week with all 22 opposition candidates crisscrossing the…

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Cameroon opposition leader says other parties are ‘maggots’

YAOUNDE, Cameroon (CNN) — The chairman of Cameroon‘s main opposition party, John Fru Ndi, said Monday that the other opposition parties competing in October’s presidential race are “maggots.” Fru Ndi told supporters at a rally in the opposition stronghold of Bamenda that nearly all the parties running alongside his Social Democratic Front were set up by…

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Election Rigging Strategy: Biya regime bans Twitter in the Cameroons

Twitter’s SMS based messaging service has been banned on MTN Cameroon following an order from the Cameroonian government, Twitter announced yesterday over its own messaging platform. The company advised customers to contact MTN for more details. There were reports that the country’s political opposition were Planning another series of protests against the long-serving President Paul…

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Anti-regime gunmen battle police in Cameroon at the Wourri Bridge.

Doula, Cameroon (CNN) — Gunmen opposed to Cameroon’s long-time leader traded fire with police for hours Thursday in the nation’s largest city, Doula. Eyewitnesses told CNN the gunmen, wearing military uniforms, blocked the busy Wouri Bridge brandishing signs reading “Biya Must Go” and “We Want The Dictator Out.” President Paul Biya has been in power…

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Paul Biya: “I will not run for re-election in October 2011”

By Innocent Chia It is a rat race within the highest echelon of the ruling Cameroon People’s Democratic Movement (CPDM) as to who succeeds Paul Biya as party leader and candidate at the upcoming Presidential elections. Unimpeachable sources close to the President confirm that Biya called a secret meeting at the Unity Palace in which…

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