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Cameroon elections marked by boycott and violence

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A voter checks her name on Cameroon's electoral list in Sunday's parliamentary and municipal elections, 09 February 2020
A voter checks her name on Cameroon's electoral list in Sunday's parliamentary and municipal elections, 09 February 2020 Alphonse Tebeck for RFI

Legislative and municipal elections were held in Cameroon on Sunday 9 February. In some English-speaking communities, the elections were marked by a low turnout and sporadic gunshots. 

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Prior to the polls, separatists had called on locals to boycott the elections and also imposed a one week lockdown in their attempt to disrupt the exercise.

Correspondent Alphonse Tebeck sent this report from Bamenda.

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