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Cameroon kidnapped students and teacher freed

Cameroon kidnapped students and teacher freed

The nine students and a teacher that were kidnapped in Cameroon by separatist fighters have been released. Gunmen on motorbikes on Tuesday ganged down a school in Kumba suburb, a Cameroon’s English speaking region. A report from a senior government official in meme reveals that two separatist fighters were killed and one captured during an exchange […]

African legislators advocate for a model law on natural resource management for the continent

African legislators advocate for a model law on natural resource management for the continent

YAOUNDE, CAMEROON: There is renewed interest by academics, civil society and legislators over the continent’s extractive sector and want a common mining law. The legislators are concerned over natural resource governance and economic development on the African continent and are pushing for legislation that addresses issues of transparency and accountability by the governments and mining […]

Afcon 2017: Cameroon beats Egypt 2-1 to win title

Afcon 2017: Cameroon beats Egypt 2-1 to win title

Cameroon came from a goal behind to beat Egypt 2-1 and win a fifth Africa Cup of Nations in an entertaining final on 5th February, 2017 at Libreville. Substitute Vincent Aboubakar got the better of defender Ali Gabr and put the ball in the back of the net. The Indomitable Lions had earlier equalised  in […]

Afcon 2017: Cameroon beats Ghana 2-0 to set up Egypt final

Afcon 2017: Cameroon beats Ghana 2-0 to set up Egypt final

Cameroon beat Ghana 2-0 to set up a final of the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations with Egypt. Michael Ngadeu-Ngadjui scored in the 72nd minute and Christian Bassogog netted in an injury-time counter-attack to seal the victory for the Indomitable Lions. Ghana were close to scoring through Wakaso Mubarak and Christian Atsu but they failed to […]

Afcon 2017:Egypt beats Burkina Faso on penaltis to reach final

Afcon 2017:Egypt beats Burkina Faso on penaltis to reach final

Egypt managed a record-equaling ninth Africa Cup of Nations final after defeating Burkina Faso 4-3 on penalties after a 1-1 draw. Veteran goalkeeper Essam El Hadary was the hero for Egypt after saving Bertrand Traore’s spot-kick to secure victory. Mohamed Salah put Egypt in the lead in the 66th minute when he curled a superb […]

AFCON 2017 Finals Draw: Micho, Omara represent Uganda

AFCON 2017 Finals Draw: Micho, Omara represent Uganda

The draw of the 2017 AFCON finals to be hosted by Gabon will be conducted on Wednesday 19th October, 2016 with representatives from all the finalists. The draw will involve 16 finalists and will be heavily represented during the ceremony in Libreville at the ASMG Tent in Stade de l’Amitie. Uganda will be represented by […]

Fifa World Rankings: Uganda tops East Africa,Kenya drop and Cote D’Ivoire best in Africa

Fifa World Rankings: Uganda tops East Africa,Kenya drop and Cote D’Ivoire best in Africa

Uganda is the best ranked country in the East African region with neighbours Kenya dropping in the latest Fifa world rankings released on 15th September 2016. This comes after Uganda ended a 38-year wait by qualifying to the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon as one of two best placed runners-up. Uganda cranes coach Milutin […]

Why age in African football remains major concern for scrutiny

Why age in African football remains major concern for scrutiny

When it comes to age in football, there is always an anecdote in most footballing federations to consider. It’s not like women preferring to always be younger than their actual age, in football terms its more about competition. In Africa its presumed that age in football especially is not a norm in most African countries. […]

Hon. Roger Nkodo Dang of Cameroon elected new Pan African Parliament President

Hon. Roger Nkodo Dang of Cameroon elected new Pan African Parliament President

The Pan African Parliament has elected Hon. Roger Nkodo Dang as its new President replacing Hon. Bethel Nnaemeka Amadi in a tightly contested race. Hon. Nkodo, from Cameroon and formerly the 1st Vice President representing the Central Africa Region Caucus, defeated Hon. Eduardo Joaquim Mulembwe (Mozambique/Southern Region) and Hon. Rahoui Mongi (Tunisia/Northern Region). Nkodo polled […]

Get opportunity in Diamond Education Grants

  Soroptimist International gives grants to women through the Diamond Education Grants. Grants range from £100 and £500 a year and women permanently resident in countries where there is a Soroptimist Club may apply but need not be Soroptimists. In Africa, soroptimist clubs are in Cameroon, the Gambia, Malawi, Mauritius, Nigeria, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, South […]

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