Cameroon blames separatists for school massacre of children

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    In tonight’s edition: Cameroon’s government blames separatists for the killing of at least seven schoolchildren in its restive anglophone region. The attack has been described as a “terrorist act of unbearable cruelty and barbarity”. And Tanzanians head to the polls on Wednesday in an election set to be a test of President John Magufuli’s authoritarian style. And finally with a few days to go before Ivory Coast’s tense presidential election we bring you special coverage on the candidates running for office.

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    In This Story: Cameroon

    Cameroon, officially the Republic of Cameroon, is a country in Central Africa and West Africa.

    Cameroon is home to over 250 native languages spoken by nearly 25 million people. Cameroon became a German colony in 1884 known as Kamerun. In 1960, the French-administered part of Cameroon became independent. The southern part of British Cameroons federated with it in 1961 to form the Federal Republic of Cameroon. The federation was abandoned in 1972. The country was renamed the United Republic of Cameroon in 1972 and the Republic of Cameroon in 1984.

    The official languages of Cameroon are French and English. Its religious population consists of 70.7% Christians and 24.4% Muslims. It is governed as a Unitary presidential republic and has good relations with the major powers of France, the United Kingdom and China.

    The largest cities in population-terms are Douala on the Wouri River, its economic capital and main seaport, Yaoundé, its political capital, and Garoua.

    The country is well known for its successful national football team.

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