Bloomberg Anywhere Login

Bloomberg

Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world.

Company

Financial Products

Enterprise Products

Media

Customer Support

  • Americas

    +1 212 318 2000

  • Europe, Middle East, & Africa

    +44 20 7330 7500

  • Asia Pacific

    +65 6212 1000

Communications

Industry Products

Media Services

Follow Us

Cameroon Begins Voter Registration Before Elections Next Year

July 27 (Bloomberg) -- Cameroon will begin a voter-registration program on Aug. 15 before presidential elections scheduled for October 2011, the Central African nation’s electoral authority said.

A campaign will start next week to encourage Cameroonians to participate in the process, Elections Cameroon General Manager Mohaman Taminou Sani said in an interview yesterday in the capital, Yaounde.

Cameroon, a nation of 19.4 million people, is the world’s fifth-biggest grower of cocoa. An estimated 9 million people are eligible to vote in the election, according to the country’s 2005 census.

To contact the reporter on this story: Pius Lukong in Yaounde via Johannesburg at pmrichardson@bloomberg.net.

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Antony Sguazzin in Johannesburg at asguazzin@bloomberg.net.

Please upgrade your Browser

Your browser is out-of-date. Please download one of these excellent browsers:

Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Opera or Internet Explorer.