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Cameroon rebels declare coronavirus ceasefire

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Cameroon rebels declare coronavirus ceasefire


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There are fears people who have fled their homes in the conflict will not be able to get medical help

A separatist militia in Cameroon is to down its weapons for a fortnight so people can be tested for coronavirus.

The Southern Cameroons Defence Forces (Socadef) said its ceasefire would come into effect from Sunday as “a gesture of goodwill”.

It is so far the only armed group among many operating in Cameroon’s English-speaking regions to have heeded the UN’s call for a…



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