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New Eagles eager to make history -Success
Super Eagles debutant and Watford forward Isaac Success has predicted that Nigeria will achieve perfect result in the hydra headed World Cup and Nations cup qualifiers against Cameroon, South Africa and Algeria respectively. The presence of relatively young and hungry players in the national (...)
[The Nation] 27/03/2017

Cameroon: Journalist Testifies He Is Not a Boko Haram Accomplice
[VOA] A court in Cameroon has again adjourned a trial for a foreign reporter accused nearly two years ago of "complicity" with the Boko Haram terrorist group.
[AllAfrica] 27/03/2017

CAF secretary-general El Amrani quits
African Football Confederation (CAF) secretary-general Hicham El Amrani resigned on Sunday without giving an explanation. The 37-year-old Moroccan revealed his decision in a letter to African national football associations. His move is probably linked to the defeat of long-serving Cameroonian (...)
[Information Nigeria] 26/03/2017

SAFA Boss Jordaan: Bafana Can Upstage Super Eagles In AFCON Qualifiers
South Africa Football Association President Danny Jordaan has expressed confidence that the country’s senior men’s national team Bafana Bafana can qualify ahead of the Super Eagles for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon, reports. Bafana defeated Guinea-Bissau in (...)
[Complete Sports] 26/03/2017

S’Eagles Focused On Qualifying For W’Cup – Onazi
Eddy Ogenyi Onazi, Super Eagles midfielder, has said that the Nigerian national team is fully focused on qualifying for the 2018 World Cup in Russia. He said that the players are thinking nothing but qualifying the country for the World Cup and also the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon. (...)
[Independent] 26/03/2017

Cameroon: Eyes in Sky and On Ground Are Helping Forest Conservation
[The Conversation Africa] The highland rainforests of South West Cameroon are among the oldest forests on the continent. They comprise the richest flora and fauna in continental tropical Africa. The area is one of the world's most important biodiversity hotspots. The region encompasses high (...)
[AllAfrica] 25/03/2017

Cameroon: Colonial Solutions to the Anglophone Problem Misguided
[allAfrica] The so called Anglophone problem in Cameroon is proving to be the biggest challenge to President Paul Biya's 34 years in power. The government is battling with with the use of colonial strategies to counter modern-day civil uprisings. The usual use of force and psychological torture (...)
[AllAfrica] 24/03/2017

Cameroon: Anglophone Leaders Refuse to Be Tried With 25 Other Suspects
[VOA] Schools have remained closed and business paralyzed in the English-speaking northwest and southwest regions of Cameroon, as the strike initiated by teachers and lawyers against what they call the overbearing use of French enters its fifth (...)
[AllAfrica] 24/03/2017

Cameroon: Why is President Biya Not Granting More Autonomy to Anglophones?
[Deutsche Welle] English-speaking Cameroon remains in upheaval as regional leaders are set to go on trial on Thursday accused of calling for secession. But why is President Paul Biya so afraid of granting more autonomy to Anglophones?
[AllAfrica] 23/03/2017

Boko Haram: 2,600 Nigerian refugees forced to return from Cameroun
The UN has expressed concern over the forced return of Nigerian refugees from Cameroon in spite of recent tripartite agreement aimed at ensuring voluntary returns of nationals. According to a statement from the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) on Tuesday, Cameroon has (...)
[The Nation] 22/03/2017

Government Announces Funeral Arrangements for the Late Amb. Carlton Alexwyn Karpeh
The Government of Liberia has announced the funeral arrangements for the late Ambassador Carlton Alexwyn Karpeh, former Ambassador-at-Large, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Liberia to the Republic of Cameroon. A Foreign Ministry (...)
[Liberian Observer] 22/03/2017

Cameroon Forcefully Deported 2,600 Nigerians In 10 weeks – UN
United Nations Refugee Agency on Tuesday said over 2,600 refugees have been forcefully returned back to Nigeria in 2017. The UNHCR said these forceful returns have continued unabated after the governments of Nigeria and Cameroon signed a tripartite agreement with UNHCR. A statement from the (...)
[Information Nigeria] 21/03/2017

Cameroon’s forcibly repatriating Nigerian refugees – UN agency
The UN refugee agency has criticised Cameroon for the forced return of hundreds of refugees to north-east Nigeria after they had fled from the Islamist Boko Haram insurgency. The UNHCR said forced returns had “continued unabated” despite an agreement earlier this month. Under the deal, any (...)
[New Telegraph] 21/03/2017

Boko Haram: UN Concerned Over Refugees Forced By Cameroonian Soldiers To Return To Nigeria
Boko Haram: UN Concerned Over Refugees Forced By Cameroonian Soldiers To Return To Nigeria The United Nations, UN, has accused Cameroon of forcing thousands of Nigerian refugees uprooted by the Boko Haram to go home against their will, despite a recent agreement between the countries to prevent (...)
[Buzz Nigeria] 21/03/2017

My international career with Cameroon ‘is now finished’ – Matip
Joel Matip has told The Times that he considers his international career with Cameroon to be over.
[Today] 19/03/2017

Boko Haram leader, Shekau, threatens world leaders in new video
Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau, has appeared in a new video, refuting recent claims of attacks by Cameroonian President Paul Biya, while threatening world leaders. According to online news portal, The post Boko Haram leader, Shekau, threatens world leaders in new video appeared first on (...)
[Aljazirah] 18/03/2017

EDITORIAL COMMENT: New Caf boss must avoid building loyalty through patronage
AFTER 29 uninterrupted years, Cameroonian Issa Hayatou’s stranglehold on African football was finally broken when Madagascar Football Association boss Ahmad Ahmad dethroned him in Caf elections held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on Thursday. Ahmad beat Hayatou 34-20. In fact, the football industry (...)
[The Chronicle] 17/03/2017

BREAKING: We Must Turn Nigeria Into A Sharia Nation – Boko Haram Leader Delivers Fantastic News To Buhari In Villa
It was alarming, as the dreaded Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau, appeared in a new video, refuting the recent claims of attacks by Cameroonian President, Paul Biya, while threatening other The post BREAKING: We Must Turn Nigeria Into A Sharia Nation – Boko Haram Leader Delivers Fantastic (...)
[Post-Nigeria] 17/03/2017

Abubakar Shekau: Boko Haram Leader Appears In New Video; Threatens World Leaders
Abubakar Shekau: Boko Haram Leader Appears In New Video; Threatens World Leaders Boko Haram faction leader, Abubakar Shekau, has appeared in a new video which lasted for 27-minute, refuting recent claims of attacks by Cameroonian President Paul Biya, while threatening world leaders, Premium (...)
[Buzz Nigeria] 17/03/2017

Boko Haram Leader, Shekau Threatens World Leaders In New Video
Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau, on Friday, threatened to attack world leaders while refuting recent claims of attacks by Cameroonian President Paul Biya.
[The Whistler] 17/03/2017

Africa: Africa Ignores Cameroon Crisis As Human Rights Abuses Mount
[Fahamu] Security forces shooting dead unarmed protesters, arbitrary arrests, detentions, torture, disappearances, harassment and intimidation are some of the reported human rights abuses that have been continuing for more than four months now in the English-speaking regions of (...)
[AllAfrica] 17/03/2017

Ethiopia: Ahmad dethrones Issa Hayatou from CAF plum job (News analysis by Vincent Obi, PANA Editor)
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - With 34 votes to 20, the youthful Madagascan Football Federation Chief, Ahmad Ahmad, on Thursday re-wrote the CAF history book, dethroning the long-serving Cameroonian Issa Hayatou as the president of Africa's football governing body, at an election held in Addis (...)
[Panapress] 16/03/2017

LATEST : Victory for Chiyangwa as Ahmad wins CAF Election
Ahmed Ahmed of Madagascar is the new Confederation of African Football president after defeating Cameroon’s Issa Hayatou by 34 votes to 20 ending the latter’s reign which began in 1988. Zifa and Cosafa President Phillip Chiyangwa, who was Ahmed’s campaign manager, promised that victory was certain (...)
[My Zimbabwe News] 16/03/2017

BREAKING NEWS: Ahmad defeats Hayatou to become new president of CAF
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - Long-serving president of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), Cameroonian Issa hayatou, has been defeated by Madagascar Football Association president Ahmad Ahmad in an election held in Addis Ababa on Thursday, according to media reports. (...)
[Panapress] 16/03/2017

Africa: Wily Hayatou All but Assured of Yet Another CAF Presidency
[Nation] Cameroonian septuagenarian Issa Hayatou is once again favourite to win the Confederation of African Football presidency when the continental body holds its polls in Addis Ababa Thursday.
[AllAfrica] 16/03/2017

5,000 civilians freed from Boko Haram
Cameroon said its troops had rescued 5,000 civilian “hostages” held by Boko Haram Islamists in a cross-border operation that left scores of jihadists dead. Cameroonian troops carried out “a vast operation all along the Cameroon-Nigeria border and in Nigeria” from February 27 to March 7,...
[Peoples Daily] 15/03/2017

Cameroon: Govt Claims to Have Freed 5,000 Boko Haram Captives
[VOA] Cameroon says it has killed at least 60 Boko Haram fighters and destroyed a stronghold for the militant group, as well as a huge stock of seized weapons, in fighting along its northern border.
[AllAfrica] 15/03/2017

Centre Region Gets New Governor – SDOs Due Retirement Retained Again
By Mua Patrick, March 13, 2017 Cameroon Journal, Yaoundé – A presidential decree signed yesterday by President Paul Biya has catapulted Wouri Senior Divisional Officer, Naseri Paul Bea, to the post of Governor of the [...]
[Cameroon Daily Journal] 14/03/2017

PM’s Convoy Injures Four in Road Accident
By Mua Patrick, March 14, 2017 Cameroon Journal, Yaoundé – Four persons sustained severe injuries last Friday when a privately owned Toyota Rav4 SUV collided with one of the posh vehicles belonging to the Prime [...]
[Cameroon Daily Journal] 14/03/2017

Parliament: Enow Tanjong, Nfon Mukete Avoid Addressing Anglophone Crisis
By Mua Patrick, March 14, 2017 Cameroon Journal, Yaoundé – Contrary to expectations that the eldest member of the National Assembly, Enow Tanjong and his peer at the Senate, Nfon Mukete, were to use the [...]
[Cameroon Daily Journal] 14/03/2017

Nigerian Group Wants Buhari’s Government to Support Anglophones Struggle
By Folegwe II Menky, March 14, 2017 Cameroon Journal , Yaounde – Africans Riding for Justice, Peace & Dignity, a Nigerian advocacy group has raised concerns over the Federal Government of Nigeria’s prolonged silence on [...]
[Cameroon Daily Journal] 14/03/2017

Cameroon: Govt Sabotages Own Digital Economy Plan With Internet Shutdown
[African Arguments] Cameroon aspires to be a tech hub and "multiply by 50" jobs in ICTs. But high costs, poor infrastructure and the internet blackout in Silicon Mountain undermine this vision.
[AllAfrica] 13/03/2017

Businesses Have Lost $1.3 Million Since Internet Shut Down in NW, SW Regions – Internet Without Borders
By Macdonald Ayang, March 10, 2017 Cameroon Journal, Yaounde – Internet Without Borders, is reporting that current Internet blackout in the Anglophone Regions of Cameroon is the longest ever witnessed anywhere on the African continent. (...)
[Cameroon Daily Journal] 10/03/2017

EXCLUSIVE: Rural Communities in the South West Beginning to Put Gov’t Administrators on the Run
By Pang Joseph, March 10, 2017 Cameroon Journal, Buea – Despite Cameroon’s Government communication blockade of the Northwest and Southwest Regions to preempt the flow of information propagating the Anglophone crisis, the people’s upsurge of (...)
[Cameroon Daily Journal] 10/03/2017

Cameroon: Anglophone Cameroon Marks 50 Days Without the Internet
[Deutsche Welle] It's been exactly 50 days since Cameroonian authorities imposed an internet blackout on English-speaking regions in the majority French-speaking nation.
[AllAfrica] 09/03/2017

Southern Cameroonians Head to Houston This Weekend for First Consortium Congress
By Ndengu William, March 9, 2017 Cameroon Journal, Houston, TX – This weekend, Houston will be host to the first ever Congress of the Anglophone Civil Society Consortium. The congress that is scheduled to hold [...]
[Cameroon Daily Journal] 09/03/2017

Ghost Towns Frustrate Women’s Day Celebrations in Anglophone Regions
By Macdonald Ayang, March 9, 2017 Cameroon Journal, Yaounde – The fanfare that usually characterizes the International Women’s Day celebration in the North West and South West Regions was largely absent yesterday on the 8th [...]
[Cameroon Daily Journal] 08/03/2017

Lawyers Initiate Legal Process to Free Ayah Paul
By Folegwe II Menky, March 09, 2017 Cameroon Journal, Yaounde – Lawyers defending Ayah Paul Abine, one of the Advocates General of the Supreme Court of Cameroon, have filed a Habeas Corpus, requesting the President [...]
[Cameroon Daily Journal] 08/03/2017

Troops clear Boko Haram fighters from border villages
Nigerian and Cameroonian troops have cleared Boko Haram terrorists from seven villages in the border between the two countries in a two-day joint operation. The towns and villages, according to a statement issued in Abuja on Wednesday by the Nigerian Army Spokesman, Brig-Gen. Sani Usman, are – (...)
[The Nation] 08/03/2017

Women’s Day Boycott: How Can We Celebrate Women’s Day With Our Children in Jail ? – SW Women Ask
By Tapuka Gerald, March 8, 2017 Cameroon Journal, Kumba – Women in Kumba and others across Anglophone Cameroon territory today turned their backs against this year’s Women Day celebration, protesting Cameroon Government’s arrest and detention (...)
[Cameroon Daily Journal] 08/03/2017

Nigeria: Nigeria, Cameroon in two-day joint operations against Boko Haram
Abuja, Nigeria (PANA) – Nigeria and Cameroon successfully conducted a joint operation against Boko Haram terrorists in their common remote borders, the Nigerian Army announced on Wednesday. Society
[Panapress] 08/03/2017

Cameroon considers two-year IMF aid programme to drive growth
Cameroon considers two-year IMF aid programme to drive growth
Cameroon and the International Monetary Fund are considering a two-year aid programme for the Central African country to deliver sustained and inclusive economic growth.
[Africa Report] 08/03/2017

Cameroon: IMF, Cameroon initiate talks on three-year economic recovery programme
Yaoundé , Cameroon (PANA) - Given the rapid increase in Cameroon's public debt, authorities in the country should give a particular focus to reducing the pace of new borrowing, particularly on non-concessional terms, a staff team of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has suggested. (...)
[Panapress] 08/03/2017

Cameroon: Voluntary Return Home for Nigerian Refugees in Cameroon?
[Deutsche Welle] Tens of thousands of Nigerians who fled to Cameroon to escape the Boko Haram insurgency could be voluntarily repatriated under an agreement signed by the UN refugee agency, UNHCR.
[AllAfrica] 06/03/2017

2017 CAF U-20 AFCON: Senegal, South Africa win final Group B matches to reach semi-finals
Lusaka, Zambia (PANA) - South Africa and Senegal on Sunday qualified for the semi finals of the ongoing 2017 U-20 AFCON in Zambia and also for the 2017 U-20 FIFA World Cup in South Korea with victories over Sudan and Cameroon respectively in their final Group B matches. (...)
[Panapress] 05/03/2017

2017 CAF U-20 AFCON: Senegal vs Cameroon, Sudan vs South Africa in crucual Group B matches
Ndola, Zambia (PANA) - Group B leaders Senegal will on Sunday take on Cameroon, third on the table, at the Levy Mwanawasa Stadium, Ndola, in the last group match at the 2017 CAF Under-20 AFCON in Zambia. Sports
[Panapress] 05/03/2017

Chad: UN Security Council delegation visits Chad, Cameroon
N'Djamena, Chad (PANA) – The United Nations Security Council was in Chad on Saturday, as part of a four-country visit “to shine a spotlight” on the ongoing humanitarian challenges in the Lake Chad Basin region and draw international attention to the plight of about 11 million people. (...)
[Panapress] 05/03/2017

Boko Haram: UN Security Council delegation arrives Chad, visits MNJTF
The United Nations Security Council’s delegation on Boko Haram arrived N’Djamena on Friday night to meet the Chadian leadership and visit the Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) headquarters on Saturday. The delegation said it was visiting Nigeria, Cameroon, Chad and Niger, the four countries (...)
[The Nation] 04/03/2017

Cameroon: Govt Begs for International Help Against Boko Haram Terror
[VOA] On a Friday night in September 2014, Boko Haram fighters attacked the village of Guza in northeastern Nigeria, killing and kidnapping young boys as they burned homes and looted.
[AllAfrica] 04/03/2017

U-20 AFCON: Senegal stun South Africa in 7-goal show
Senegal came from behind to beat South Africa 4-3 in a thrilling U-20 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) Group B encounter at the Levy Mwanawasa Stadium in Ndola on Thursday. The other Group B encounter played earlier saw Cameroon pick their first win at the competition after thrashing Sudan 4-1 in (...)
[The Nation] 02/03/2017 all news from Africa. Africa news & newspapers online
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