Protester Dies of Hunger in Cameroon

At least one protester has died of hunger in Cameroon’s capital, where hundreds of retrenched workers are demonstrating to demand promised government pay-outs.

Cameroon’s Finance Minister Alamine Ousmane Mey acknowledged the death at a news conference Friday and said the government has sent medical staff to take care of the other protesters.

The protesters gathered in Yaounde this week to call for severance pay they were promised more than two decades ago when the government cut …