Cameroon goes to the polls as Biya seeks to extend 36-year rule

Electoral workers prepare the polling station where President Paul Biya will cast his ballot in Sunday's presidential election in Yaounde, Cameroon October 6, 2018. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

YAOUNDE (Reuters) – Cameroonians head to the polls on Sunday in an election widely expected to extend the 36-year rule of President Paul Biya and confirm his place as one of Africa‚Äôs last multi-decade leaders. A victory for Biya, who has ruled since 1982, would usher in a seventh term for the 85-year-old and see […]

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