Cameroon President calls for national talks on separatist crisis - Daily Nation
In Summary
  • Over the past two years, the francophone-majority country has been mired in the unrest which has left more than 2,000 people dead as English-speaking separatists demand independence in the Northwest and Southwest regions.
  • The current crisis began in late 2016, and escalated a year later when English-speaking militants symbolically declared the creation of the independent "Republic of Ambazonia" in the two regions.
  • President Biya has called for national dialogues presided over by Prime Minister Joseph Dion Ngute and bringing together representatives of numerous factions, including security forces and the armed separatists.
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In Summary
  • Over the past two years, the francophone-majority country has been mired in the unrest which has left more than 2,000 people dead as English-speaking separatists demand independence in the Northwest and Southwest regions.
  • The current crisis began in late 2016, and escalated a year later when English-speaking militants symbolically declared the creation of the independent "Republic of Ambazonia" in the two regions.
  • President Biya has called for national dialogues presided over by Prime Minister Joseph Dion Ngute and bringing together representatives of numerous factions, including security forces and the armed separatists.
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In Summary
  • Over the past two years, the francophone-majority country has been mired in the unrest which has left more than 2,000 people dead as English-speaking separatists demand independence in the Northwest and Southwest regions.
  • The current crisis began in late 2016, and escalated a year later when English-speaking militants symbolically declared the creation of the independent "Republic of Ambazonia" in the two regions.
  • President Biya has called for national dialogues presided over by Prime Minister Joseph Dion Ngute and bringing together representatives of numerous factions, including security forces and the armed separatists.
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