Race for the presidency is on in Cameroon

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

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    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.


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