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Ahidjo, Ahmadou

(Encyclopedia)Ahidjo, Ahmadou ämä´d äh´joo [key], 1924–89, president of Cameroon (1960–82). A Muslim Fulani chief's son, he served with the French during World War II. Entering politics in the French...

Biya, Paul

(Encyclopedia)Biya, Paul by [key], 1933–, Cameroonian political leader. Educated in Cameroon and France, where he studied at the Sorbonne and other institutions, he joined Cameroon's civil service in 1962. Af...


(Encyclopedia)Cameroon kmroon´ [key], Fr. Cameroun, officially Republic of Cameroon, republic (2015 est. pop. 22,835,000), 183,568 sq mi (475,442 sq km), W central Africa. It is bordered on the southwest b...

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