Philippe Alfroy
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/ 12 October 2004

Opposition slams Cameroon’s ‘fraudulent’ poll

Cameroon’s main opposition parties called on Tuesday for the Central African country’s presidential election — which veteran leader Paul Biya has been widely tipped to win — to be annulled, saying it was marred by rampant fraud. One opposition presidential candidate called the vote ”a masquerade, with overt fraud throughout the country”.