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October 9, 2011

Incumbent President Paul Biya tipped as favourite. He has ruled for 29 years.

Voters in Cameroon head to the polls on Sunday, with incumbent President Paul Biya tipped to extend his 29-year rule over the central African state by beating more than 20 rivals from a fragmented opposition.

The one-round vote comes just weeks after a smooth handover of power in Zambia showed that Africa can deliver peaceful political change through the ballot box.

October 9, 2011

Incumbent President Paul Biya tipped as favourite. He has ruled for 29 years.

Voters in Cameroon head to the polls on Sunday, with incumbent President Paul Biya tipped to extend his 29-year rule over the central African state by beating more than 20 rivals from a fragmented opposition.

The one-round vote comes just weeks after a smooth handover of power in Zambia showed that Africa can deliver peaceful political change through the ballot box.

October 9, 2011

Election observers said early voting had begun peacefully but cited delays at some polling stations and irregularities, such as some voters being allowed to jump the queue.

Voters in Cameroon faced delays and organisational snags in an election on Sunday where President Paul Biya is expected to extend his 29-year rule over the central African state against a fragmented opposition.

The one-round vote comes just weeks after a smooth handover of power in Zambia showed that Africa can deliver peaceful political change through the ballot box.

October 9, 2011

Election observers said early voting had begun peacefully but cited delays at some polling stations and irregularities, such as some voters being allowed to jump the queue.

Voters in Cameroon faced delays and organisational snags in an election on Sunday where President Paul Biya is expected to extend his 29-year rule over the central African state against a fragmented opposition.

The one-round vote comes just weeks after a smooth handover of power in Zambia showed that Africa can deliver peaceful political change through the ballot box.