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US removes Cameroon from trade Pact over alleged Human Rights Abuse

By TVC News Nigeria
04 November 2019   |   12:38 pm
Cameroon will no longer benefit from a trade pact between the US and sub-Saharan African countries because of alleged "gross" human rights violations against its own citizens.

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