Bakassi

By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Oct 4th, 2012
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(AGI) A territorial dispute between Nigeria and Cameroon has caused an increase in tensions between the two countries. Nigeria’s President Goodluck Jonathan, who leads Africa’s most populous nation, let it be known that his government will re-examine the issue of sovereignty of the penins...
By IndepthAfrica
In News
Aug 25th, 2012
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By Ochereome Nnanna, THIS article was published on Thursday October 17, 2002 shortly after the International Court of Justice ceded Bakasi Peninsula to Cameroun. Prof Walter Ofonagoro, who is making a presentation today at the Nigerian Institute for International Affairs, NIIA, Victoria Island Lagos,...
By benim
In Cameroon
Oct 10th, 2011
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Yaounde – Votes were being counted on Monday in Cameroon’s presidential election, with incumbent Paul Biya almost assured of extending his 29-year rule amid low turnout in a vote the opposition called a “mess”. An otherwise peaceful election was marred when two military police...
By benim
In Cameroon
Feb 7th, 2011
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Yaounde – Cameroonian rebels killed two police paramilitaries and kidnapped around 12 other people, including several local officials, in an attack on Monday in the disputed Bakassi region, sources said. A source in the local administration said that the rebels had killed the two police gendarm...
By benim
In Cameroon
Oct 15th, 2010
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The modern state of Cameroon was created in 1961 by the unification of two former colonies, one British and one French. Since then it has struggled from one-party rule to a multi-party system in which the freedom of expression is severely limited. Overview Cameroon began its independence with a blood...