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· October, 2011

Stories about Cameroon from October, 2011

27 October 2011

France: New Visa Restrictions for Foreign University Graduates

France has taken a legal step which makes it more difficult for foreign students who have graduated from French universities to work on French territory and thus change their student...

22 October 2011

Cameroon Reacts to Presidential Election Results

Humour, outrage, allusions to Muammar Gaddafi's demise and calls for peace have dominated online reactions to the official results of the Cameroon presidential election, which won by the incumbent, Paul...

20 October 2011

Cameroon: An Open Letter to the President

Cameroon: Election Irregularities Noted by US Ambassador in Yaoundé

Cameroon: Biya Tipped to Win After Temporary Results Are Leaked

Weekly newspaper Le Messager has published a leak of Cameroon's temporary presidential election results in an article, which tips current incumbent Paul Biya to win. Julie Owono reports on netizens'...

19 October 2011

Cameroon: Retrospective on the 2011 Presidential Election Candidates

So much has already been said about the recent presidential election in Cameroon: too many candidates, strange promises, unflattering political slogans, and so on. Philippe Menkoue provides a retrospective of...

13 October 2011

Cameroon: Diaspora Fail to Participate in Elections

Seven million Cameroonian voters were called to elect their next president on October 9, 2011. However, the question of the abstention seems to be the great winner of this ballot,...

African Bloggers Review the French Primary Elections

7 October 2011

Cameroon: Questions and Doubts Over Upcoming Election

On October 9, Cameroonians will be called on for the sixth time in the country's history to choose a president for the Republic. The election is characterized by the large...

6 October 2011

Cameroon: Controversies Around the Electoral Campaign

The Central African Republic of Cameroon has entered the last week of the presidential campaign. While international election monitors arrived in the country to observe the elections, the electoral campaign...

4 October 2011

Cameroon: Anglophone Nationalism Pops-up Ahead of Elections

As presidential candidates campaigned ahead of the 9 October polls in Cameroon, supporters of English-speaking separatist movements attempted a protest on 1 October in Buea the former capital of British-controlled...

1 October 2011

Cameroon: English Bloggers Analyze Cameroon Elections 2011

The 2011 presidential election in the Republic of Cameroon will take place on October 9. This is a roundup of posts written by Cameroonian English bloggers discussing the elections.