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Cameroon: Internet Shutdown Costs Cameroon $1.39m
[East African] Businesses in Cameroon have lost over $1.39 million as the internet shutdown in the country enters a fourth week, a coalition of rights organisations monitoring the outage disclosed.
[AllAfrica] 18/02/2017

Nigeria: Eagles Move to Avoid Mistakes of 2014
[Vanguard] For the second time in about four years, Nigeria will be confronting South Africa in the qualifying race for the next edition of the Africa Cup of Nations, Cameroon 2019.
[AllAfrica] 18/02/2017

Internet shutdown costs Cameroon $1.39m
Rights groups challenge Yaoundé's crackdown against information flow
[East Africa News Post] 18/02/2017

Broos, Siasia apply for Bafana Bafana job
Cameroon’s coach Hugo Broos has applied to coach South Africa, just days after winning the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Gabon. The Belgian, who coached the Indomitable Lions to victory about 11 days ago, is one of over 60 applicants for the job. Several big names have applied, including (...)
[The Nation] 17/02/2017

We are not afraid of Indomitable lions- NFF
The Vice President of Nigeria Football Federation(NFF), Seyi Akinwunmi, has stated that the Indomitable lions of Cameroon cannot be a threat to Nigeria’s quest to qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup slated for Russia. In a brief chat at the Glass House, Akinwunmi said while he watched the (...)
[The Nation] 16/02/2017

2018 world cup qualifier Rohr: Why I invited Iheanacho, Iwobi, Success
Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr has explained why he invited young stars Isaac Success (Watford), Kelechi Iheanacho (Man City) and Alex Iwobi (Arsenal) for the World Cup qualifiers. Iheanacho and Iwobi started both games against Zambia and Cameroon, while the Hornets’ number ten missed out as a result (...)
[The Nation] 16/02/2017

Cameroon: 17-Year-Old Beats Internet Ban to Win Coding Competition
[Deutsche Welle] A 17-year-old Cameroonian has won Google's annual coding award, despite the partial shutdown of internet in his country. Nji Collins Gbah is the first African to win the competition.
[AllAfrica] 15/02/2017

Twitter users take on Internet Blackout in Cameroon
Five weeks ago, parts of Cameroon's English speaking sectors had their Internet access cut off due to protests over an alleged government bias in favour of French-speaking Cameroonian's. English speaking lawyers, teachers and doctors kicked things off in early December and as the protests (...)
[IT News Africa] 14/02/2017

Cameroon: Anglophone Activists Plead Not Guilty to Terrorism
[RFI] Three Cameroonian activists pleaded not guilty to charges of terrorism at a military tribunal in Yaoundé on Monday. Human rights lawyer Felix Agbor Balla, university lecturer Fontem Neba and radio host Mancho Bibixy were involved in organising protests over the last three months about (...)
[AllAfrica] 14/02/2017

Cameroon's Internet Blackout Continues
Parts of Cameroon's English speaking regions have been hit by a damaging Internet shut down that is now entering its 5th week according to CNN. The shut down was the governments response to Anglophone (English-speaking) teachers, lawyers and students going on strike over alleged bias in favour (...)
[IT News Africa] 14/02/2017

Cameroon: English-speakers Asked to Send Kids Back to School
[VOA] Officials in Cameroon are calling on parents in English-speaking areas to send their children back to school, as the Central African country grapples with a continued divide over language.
[AllAfrica] 13/02/2017

Africa: EU Should Invest in Development, Not Security in Africa
[Al Jazeera] One year ago, 22-year-old Patrick left Douala, the largest city in Cameroon, to become a football star in Europe.
[AllAfrica] 13/02/2017

Record number of participants attend Conference on Youth Employment
— Yaoundé, Cameroon, February 8, 2017 – The Central African Ministerial Conference on Youth Employment held Tuesday, February 7 in Yaoundé, Cameroon, was a resounding success, with over 200 participants attending the high-level event. The conference opened with the testimony… Read more (...)
[Africa Herald Express] 09/02/2017

Cameroon: Cameroon - Internet Ban Dims Afcon Celebration
[Deutsche Welle] As Cameroon's President Paul Biya hosted a luncheon for the national football team after their AFCON victory over Egypt, Anglophone Cameroonians are calling on the president to lift a ban on internet connection.
[AllAfrica] 09/02/2017

Cameroon: Lions' AFCON 2017 Triumph Unites Divided Cameroon
[RFI] The African Union on Tuesday congratulated the Indomitable Lions for their 2-1 victory against Egypt in the Africa Cup of Nations. Cameroon's players were given a hero's welcome as they landed back on home soil on Monday.
[AllAfrica] 08/02/2017

After Nations Cup, Africa switches focus to Russia
LIBREVILLE (Reuters) – After the drama of the Nations Cup which concluded on Sunday, African soccer faces a busy year of World Cup qualifiers where newly crowned continental champions Cameroon face an uphill task to [...]
[The Zimbabwe Mail] 08/02/2017

Cameroon: Victorious Indomitable Lions to meet President Biya
Yaoundé, Cameroon (PANA) – Cameroon's Indomitable Lions, which won the 31st edition of the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON 2017) tournament in Gabon last Sunday night, will be received by President Paul Biya on Wednesday at the Palace of Unity. (...)
[Panapress] 07/02/2017

Malawi: Has Football Body Learnt From Indomitable Lions?
[Nyasa Times] On 88th minute, substitute Vincent Aboubakar chest-controlled the ball just outside the 18-yard area, chipped it over an Egyptian defender, and then beat veteran goalkeeper, Essam El Hadary with a low shot to send Cameroon back to the summit of African football on Sunday, February (...)
[AllAfrica] 07/02/2017

Africa: Five Key Takeaways from AFCON2017
[allAfrica] The 2017 African Nations Cup finals are a thing of the past, and Cameroon were crowned worthy winners with their final victory over Egypt on Sunday.
[AllAfrica] 07/02/2017

World Cup qualifiers: We are now in better position to beat Cameroon – Eguavoen
Former Super Eagles Coach Austin Eguavoen, has said that the Eagles are now in a better position to beat the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon, the current African champions, in their World Cup qualifiers in August. Like Eguavoen, another ex-player of the Super Eagles, Edema Fuludu, shared similar (...)
[The Nation] 06/02/2017

Cameroon/Egypt: Finally, Sweet Revenge for Young Lions #AFCON2017
[allAfrica] Hugo Broos has gone from being criticised at almost every turn to national hero in Cameroon after masterminding a most unlikely victory for the country at the 2017 African Nations Cup finals.
[AllAfrica] 06/02/2017

2017 AFCON: Cameroonian Christian Bassogog named Most Valuable Player
Libreville, Gabon (PANA) - Cameroonian forward Christian Bassogog has been named the Man of the Tournament, the prize awarded to the Most Valuable Player (MVP) of the 2017 AFCON in Gabon.
[Panapress] 06/02/2017

2017 AFCON: List of goal scorers
Libreville, Gabon (PANA) - Here is a list all the goal scorers at the just-ended 2017 AFCON in Gabon, won by Cameroon who beat Egypt 2-1 in the final match on Sunday in the Gabonese capital, Libreville. Sports
[Panapress] 06/02/2017

Cameroon/Egypt: Lions Emerge African Football Champions
[Premium Times] Cameroon on Sunday emerged champions after defeating Egypt 2-1 in the final of the African Cup of Nations.
[AllAfrica] 06/02/2017

Egypt 1-2 Cameroon: Indomitable Lions win Africa Cup of Nations with stunning second half comeback
Cameroon defied the odds to come from behind and win the Africa Cup of Nations . Vincent Aboubakar hit home in the dying minutes of the final to deny Egypt their eighth AFCON crown in [...]
[The Zimbabwe Mail] 06/02/2017

(Updated) 2017 AFCON: Cameroon wins 2017 AFCON, its 5th overall
Libreville, Gabon (PANA) - The Indomitable Lions of Cameroon have won the 2017 AFCON after beating Egypt 2-1 in the final match played on Sunday in the Gabonese capital, Libreville.
[Panapress] 05/02/2017

BREAKING NEWS: Cameroon wins 2017 AFCON
Libreville, Gabon (PANA) - Cameroon has won the 2017 AFCON, beating Egypt 2-1 in the final match played in the Gabonese capital, Libreville, on Sunday. Sports
[Panapress] 05/02/2017

2017 AFCON: Zambian Referee to officiate finals
As football fans prepare to watch the finals of the 2017 African Cup of Nations(AFCON) between Cameroon and Egypt slated for today(20:00) in Gabon, Referee Jenny Sikazwe would be on ground to officiate the epic final. Sikazwe a Zambian officiated the Cameroon’s match against Burkina Faso in the (...)
[The Nation] 05/02/2017

Cameroon/Egypt: Afcon 2017 - Egypt, Cameroon, in Final Battle
[Premium Times] The 2017 Africa Cup of Nations is set for a thrilling climax on Sunday as the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon and the Pharaohs of Egypt battle for the continent's top football prize.
[AllAfrica] 05/02/2017

Cameroon: Fans Scent Victory in Gabon
[Nation] Yaounde -After the sterling performance of Indomitable Lionesses of Cameroon at the Women's AFCON in Yaounde late last year, fans joked that the girls could be preferred to represent Cameroon at the AFCON in Gabon.
[AllAfrica] 05/02/2017

Cameroon/Egypt: The Extra Prize for the Winner of #AFCON2017
[allAfrica] The prize for the winners of Sunday night's African Nations Cup is much more than the continental crown and a $4-million cheque.
[AllAfrica] 05/02/2017

2017 AFCON final: Will Egypt's experience prevail against Cameroonian resilience? (Preview by Vincent Obi, PANA Editor)
Libreville, Gabon (PANA) - The Stade de l'Amitié in the Gabonese capital city of Libreville is the setting for Sunday's Grand Finale of the 2017 AFCON, featuring Egypt and Cameroon, two teams seeking to rewrite the competition's history books. (...)
[Panapress] 05/02/2017

Can Pharaohs cage Lions in Gabon?
Can Pharaohs caged Lions in Gabon on Sunday in the African cup of Nations final? That is definitely the question on the lips of soccer fans across the continent. The Egyptians, proud seven time winners of the continental diadem are seeking their eight victory while their Cameroonian (...)
[The Nation] 04/02/2017

Cameroon/Egypt: Nigeria's Rohr Wants Cameroon to Win Final, Foresaw Leipzig Success
[Deutsche Welle] Libreville -Gernot Rohr tells DW that Cameroon would be worthier AFCON winners than Egypt and that his Nigeria side have a newfound spirit to succeed in future. On the Bundesliga, he says he is not surprised by RB Leipzig's (...)
[AllAfrica] 04/02/2017

Cameroon: Will #AFCON2017 Final Give Coach Hugo Broos the Last Laugh?
[allAfrica] For Cameroon coach Hugo Broos, the African Nations Cup final is about more than just lifting a continental title -- it is a chance for him to prove his critics wrong and have the last laugh.
[AllAfrica] 04/02/2017

Cameroon/Egypt: It's West vs North As Indomitable Lions Face Pharaohs in #AFCON2017 Showdown
[allAfrica] The 2017 African Nations Cup final in Libreville on Sunday pits Egypt's technical excellence against the all-action, unlikely heroes of Cameroon in a fixture to decide the continent's new kings.
[AllAfrica] 04/02/2017

‎Catholic Priest Offers Hope to Over 9000 Nigerian Refugees in Cameroon
– By Justine Dyikuk – Nigerian refugees at the “Our Lady Queen of the Refugees’ Camp,” Minawao village in the state of Maroua de mokolo, Cameroon have been urged to embrace Christ and radiate his light in their lives. This… Read more (...)
[Africa Herald Express] 03/02/2017

Cameroon/Egypt: Fairytale Run Takes Indomitable Lions to #AFCON2017 Final
[allAfrica] Cameroon's fairytale run to the final of the 2017 African Nations Cup continues after a 2-0 victory over fancied Ghana sealed a date with Egypt in the decider in Libreville on Sunday.
[AllAfrica] 03/02/2017

2017 AFCON: Cameroon leads Ghana in AFCON supremacy battle
Franceville, Gabon (PANA) - Cameroon moved a shade ahead of Ghana in their battle to settle their AFCON supremacy rivalry, when the Indomitable Lions defeated the Black Stars 2-0 on Thursday in Franceville, in the second semi-finals at the ongoing 2017 edition in Gabon. (...)
[Panapress] 03/02/2017

2017 AFCON: Cameroon reaches final
.Beats Ghana 2-0 Cameroon has thrashed Ghana 2-0 to advance to the finals of the 2017 Afican Cup of Nations holding in Gabon. A finely-poised tie remained goalless until the 72nd minute, when Ghana goalkeeper Razak Brimah failed to deal with a free-kick into his area and John Boye’s weak (...)
[The Nation] 03/02/2017

2017 AFCON: Ghana fans sad at elimination of Black Stars
Accra, Ghana (PANA) - Ghanaian football fans are sad that the senior national football team, the Black Stars, on Thursday lost 2-0 to Cameroon in the semi-final match of the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations tournament and want the team to quickly reassemble for Saturday's third place match against (...)
[Panapress] 02/02/2017

2017 AFCON: Cameroon beats Ghana 2-0, qualifies for final
Franceville, Gabon (PANA) - Goals from Michael Ngadeu-Ngadjui in the 72nd minute, and C. Bassogog, in the 90th, were enough to send Cameroon to the final of the 2017 AFCON at the expense of Ghana whom they defeated 2-0 on Thursday evening in Franceville. (...)
[Panapress] 02/02/2017

Cameroon: The harsh crackdown on protesters will produce but a bitter result
[] Cameroonians from the North West and South West, commonly called Anglophones, have chosen to expose their "ageing, stinking wounds" to the public. Strikes, demonstrations, riots, cities shutdown and civil disobedience have been their main (...)
[AllAfrica] 02/02/2017

Nigeria: Five UN Officials Killed By Bandits in Cameroon
[This Day] Yola -Suspected bandits from the Republic of Cameroun have killed five officials of the International Boundary Committee set up by the United Nations to resolve the border dispute between Nigeria and Cameroun.
[AllAfrica] 02/02/2017

Nigeria: Gunmen Attack UN Team in Nigeria, Kill 5
[Premium Times] Gunmen have attacked a United Nations monitoring team at the Nigeria-Cameroon border, killing five people.
[AllAfrica] 02/02/2017

2017 AFCON: Cameroon, Ghana to settle their AFCON "supremacy" rivalry (Preview by Vincent Obi, PANA Editor)
Franceville, Gabon (PANA) - Cameroon and Ghana, both four-time winners, meet on Thursday at the Stade de Franceville, Franceville, in the second semi-final match of the 2017 AFCON in Gabon. Sports
[Panapress] 02/02/2017

AFCON 2017: Egypt through to the finals
.As Cameroon meets Ghana today Egypt has defeated Burkina Faso on penalties which got them a ticket in the final of the African Nations Cup slated for Sunday, The Egyptian side won Burkina Faso in an extraordinary penalty shoot-out as their semifinal finished 1-1 after extra time. Mohamed Salah (...)
[The Nation] 02/02/2017

UN: UN envoy condemns attack on UN team near Nigeria-Cameroon border
New York, US (PANA) - Strongly condemning an attack against a UN monitoring team near the Nigeria-Cameroon border that resulted in the death of five persons, the UN envoy for West Africa and the Sahel region, Mohamed Ibn Chambas, on Wednesday called on both countries to take swift action to (...)
[Panapress] 01/02/2017

Cameroon: Cameroon's Anglophone Regions Suffer Under Internet Ban
[Deutsche Welle] In Cameroon, a government-ordered internet blackout aimed at quashing unrest in the English-speaking regions is hurting the local economy. Banks have been paralyzed and salaries left unpaid.
[AllAfrica] 01/02/2017

Ghana/Cameroon: Ghana Favourites, But Young Lions Have Spirit #AFCON2017
[allAfrica] Ghana will hope to take another step towards ending their agonising wait for another African Nations Cup crown when they take on Cameroon in the semifinals of the 2017 tournament in Franceville, Gabon, on Thursday.
[AllAfrica] 01/02/2017 all news from Africa. Africa news & newspapers online
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