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    Bakary Yerima Bouba Alioum, Lamido of Maroua, Extreme North, Cameroon, 2012

    The king with 100 wives

    By Soni Methu, Colin Hancock and Eliza Anyangwe, for CNN
    The king of Bafut, Cameroon has close to 100 wives. He inherited 72 of them.

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