Race for the presidency is on in Cameroon

President Paul Biya, who has been in power since 1982, is seeking re-election despite protests.

by

    Campaigning is under way for Cameroon's presidential elections, which are set for October 7.

    President Paul Biya, who has been in power since 1982, is seeking re-election despite protests and increasing calls for autonomy in the Anglophone part of the country.

     

    Al Jazeera’s Mohamed Vall has more.


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    Russian-Saudi relations could be very different today, if Stalin hadn't killed the Soviet ambassador to Saudi Arabia.

    Interactive: Coding like a girl

    Interactive: Coding like a girl

    What obstacles do young women in technology have to overcome to achieve their dreams? Play this retro game to find out.

    The War in October: What Happened in 1973?

    The War in October: What Happened in 1973?

    Al Jazeera examines three weeks of war from which both Arabs and Israelis claimed to emerge victorious.