ElectionGudie

Cameroon holds flawed presidential poll

Oct. 9, 2011, midnight


Opposition leaders in Cameroon's on Tuesday demanded that Sunday’s presidential election be nullified, after President Paul BIYA was reelected to a sixth term. BIYA has ruled Cameroon for 29 years; in 2008, he passed a constitutional amendment, which abolished term limits. BIYA faced John FRU NDI, leader of the opposition Social Democratic Front, along with at 21 other registered candidates.

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