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The Africa Cup of Nation 2021 is postponed to be held in 2022, CAF says

The next Africa Cup of Nations, scheduled in Cameroon from January 9 to February 6, 2021, has been postponed for one year, announced the Confederation of African Football (CAF) on June 30, 2020. Because of the Covid-19 pandemic, the qualifiers for the CAN 2021 may not be finished in time and playing in June-July next […]

Heading to the cancellation of the Africa Cup of Nations 2021?

The International Football Federation (FIFA) announced on 25 June that the September 2020 African qualifiers, i.e. those for CAN 2021, have been postponed. A decision that could threaten the holding of the final phase in Cameroon on the scheduled dates (January 9- February 6). FIFA has not dashed hopes that the CAF Africa Cup of […]

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African football mobilized against the virus

The Confederation of African Football has issued a challenge to the glories of continental football. The campaign entitled “Stay Safe for Africa” uses the word #19KickupsAgainstCovid19 on social networks. It invites African football legends to record videos of them performing 19 juggles. Ahmed Hassan (Egypt), Perpetua Nkwocha (Nigeria), Joseph Yobo (Nigeria), Karim Haggui (Tunisia) and […]

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Schools reopen in several African countries

Several African countries, including Niger, Cameroon, Burkina Faso and Tanzania, have started gradual reopening of schools. Primary school pupils were back to school on Monday June 1 in Niger, while Kindergartens remain closed. The schools had been closed since March 20 with the first coronavirus cases in the country. To ensure social distancing, the classes […]

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Arrests of volunteers distributing masks continue in Cameroon

Last weekend and on Monday 26 May, four volunteers of the association “Initiative Survie Cameroun”, launched by the Cameroonian opponent Maurice Kamto, were arrested in Sangmelima. Another volunteer was arrested Monday in Djoum. These people were arrested while distributing masks and hydro-alcoholic gel to help people fight covid 19. Same scenario happened in early May, […]

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After Madagascar, Cameroon can claim its remedy for Covid 19

The Archbishop Kleda announces his product of which he refuses to divulge the composition. The Archbishop of Douala says he is sure of the effectiveness of his herbal drink against Covid-19, whose effects he would quickly relieve, according to its promoter, who speaks of 900 people treated and no deaths. It comes in the form […]

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Cameroon President reappears after several weeks of absence

Since the outbreak of Covid-19 pandemic, President Paul Biya of Cameroon did not appear publicly or on media. Many rumors circulated on his health until his reappearance on Thursday.   Paul Biya made his first public reappearance on Thursday 16 April. This was on the occasion of an audience granted to the French ambassador to […]

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Chad: President Idriss Deby joins new operation against Boko Haram

Chad’s President, Idriss Deby Itno has joined the country’s soldiers in the frontline of the fight against Boko Haram terrorists in the country. The Central African nation has launched a new anti-terror operation in the Lake Chad region against Boko Haram last week. “We launched the “Wrath of Bomo” operation. We must defeat terrorism to […]

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Cameroon: Soldiers ‘massacred civilians’ – HRW

US-based Human Rights Watch (HRW) has accused Cameroonian forces of killing at least 21 civilians – including 13 children and one pregnant woman – in an attack in the country’s restive Anglophone region.   According to the human rights organization, the Cameroonian soldiers also burned five homes, pillaged scores of other properties, and beat residents. […]

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Nigeria, Cameroon hit by deadly bomb attack

In Nigeria, at least 30 people were killed in the northeastern state of Borno after an improvised explosive device detonated on a bridge Monday. According to local sources, the bomb detonated on a crowded market on a bridge connecting the Nigerian town of Gamboru and Cameroon’s Fotokol. Authorities said more than 35 other people, including […]

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