Cameroon's Oct. 7 Vote Set, but Will It Include Embattled Regions?

Cameroon has set October 7 as the date for its presidential election. However, it remains unclear whether the vote can take place in the country's two English-speaking regions, where separatists are fighting for an independent state. Abdoul-Karimou, deputy manager of Cameroon's election management body, ELECAM, said ELECAM has yet to receive documents from any presidential candidates. But he expects that to change. He said according to Cameroon's electoral code, people who want to run for president still have up to July 19 to send their documents to the elections management...

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Published By: VOA Africa - Tuesday, 10 July

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