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Easing Cameroon’s Ethno-political Tensions, On and Offline

Two years after Cameroon’s contested presidential election, political rivalry has taken a worrying direction as the incumbent’s supporters trade ethnic...

The government should undertake electoral reforms, bar discrimination and work with social media platforms to curtail hate speech.

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Cameroon’s opposition leader Maurice Kamto continues to dispute the 2018 presidential election results, while his supporters and President Paul Biya’s exchange invective that often descends into ethnic slurs.

Fuelled by online trolling, such hate speech is leading to violence…

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