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Silencing dissent in Cameroon: Tension between youth and gov’t

Paul Biya will be in his mid-90s by time he leaves power, making him oldest living state leader.

In a rare public address, Cameroon‘s President Paul Biya has urged young people to end the armed separatist movement in English-speaking regions.

The country is waiting for the results of municipal and parliamentary elections after Sunday’s vote.

Al Jazeera’s Nicolas Haque reports from the economic capital, Douala.