Cameroon's language dispute keeps schools shut

English-speaking regions of Cameroon are attempting to break away from the French-speaking majority and establish their own state called Ambazonia.

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    Education has been a key focus at peace talks in Cameroon this week.

    But as negotiations draw to a close on Friday, hundreds of thousands of children are still being excluded from school.

    Cameroon's English-speaking regions are fighting to break away from the French majority - and create their own state.

    That has forced 98 percent of the schools in Anglophone regions to shut.

    Al Jazeera's Ahmed Idris reports from Yaounde.


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