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Cameroonian President Paul Biya waves after casting his vote for president of Cameroon. Cameroonian President Paul Biya waves after casting his vote during the last presidential election, Yaounde, Cameroon, Oct. 9, 2011 (AP photo by Sunday Alamba).

‘The Old Don’t Let Go’: 36 Years of Rocky ‘Stability’ in Paul Biya’s Cameroon

Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018

Cameroonian President Paul Biya is expected to coast to re-election on Oct. 7. But two ongoing conflicts have undermined what he has long pitched as his greatest strength: his ability to maintain peace in an otherwise unstable region. The coming years could be among the most challenging of his decades-long reign.

In the grainy cellphone footage, Cameroonian soldiers march two women down a sandy road. ...

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