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Monday, 8 December, 1997, 06:15 GMT
Opposition joins Cameroon government

President Paul Biya of Cameroon, who was re-elected in October, has reappointed Peter Mafany Musonge as prime minister.

State radio reported that one of the main opposition parties, the National Union for Democracy and Progress, had joined Cameroon's new national unity government.

But the Social Democratic Front -- the biggest opposition party -- has not been included.

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