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Cameroon's well-intentioned plastics ban not being implemented

By Tebeck Alphonse

In April 2014, the government of Cameroon placed a ban on the importation, production and sale of non-biodegradable plastics.Close to four years later, the government seems to be unable to implement it.

The banned products are still - very much in circulation - despite incessant sensitisation and repressive measures by the government. But locals in Bamenda say sustainable alternatives as promised by government are not available.Tebeck Alphonse has this report from Bamenda.

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