79 abducted pupils freed in troubled Cameroon region
Seventy-nine school pupils abducted by gunmen this week in a troubled English-speaking region of Cameroon have been freed, the country's communications minister told AFP Wednesday.
At swearing in, Cameroon's Biya acknowledges anglo 'frustrations'
Cameroon's 85-year-old President Paul Biya vowed Tuesday to pursue policies of decentralisation to address "frustrations and aspirations" in English-speaking regions hit by separatist unrest as he was sworn in for a seventh term in office.
Lake Chad: From rhetoric to action
President Muhammadu Buhari’s demand the other day on Europe and America to help recharge Lake Chad is curious and uncalled. The nation should be tired of this request on the West for this technical and financial assistance, which had been made at different forums. The international community is aware of the plight of Lake Chad…
Security tight as Cameroon's Biya wins seventh presidential term
Paul Biya, who has ruled Cameroon with an iron fist since 1982, on Monday won a landslide victory in a controversial presidential election, as the government tightened security in the capital and gunfire erupted in the volatile Anglophone region.
AfDB agric pact with Purdue varsity fires youths’ passions
Increasing youth engagement in profitable agriculture and agribusiness is critical for sustainable agricultural development. For Miriam Ahuna Ofoeze, a young processor at the National Root Crops Research Institute in Umudike, Abia State, nothing now stands between her and her goal of becoming a successful agribusiness entrepreneur. Thanks to an innovative training programme sponsored by…
Gunmen abduct six children from Cameroon school
Gunmen have abducted six children from a school in Bamenda, the capital of the northwestern, English-speaking Northwest region of Cameroon, a teacher there told AFP. "People attacked the high school yesterday (Friday) at 11:00 am (1000 GMT)," a teacher in Bamenda told AFP. "Six pupils have been abducted." The information was confirmed by a source…
Libya vows revenge as Eagles seek another win
Libya’s interim coach, Omar Al-Maryam believes his side have the quality to avenge the 0-4 loss to Nigeria when they meet in the reverse fixture of their Cameroon 2019 African Nations Cup qualifier in Sfax, Tunisia today.
AFCON 2019 qualifier: Rohr says team played to win
Coach Gernot Rohr of Super Eagles has said that the 4-0 routing of the Mediterranean Knights of Libya by his team in Uyo is due to excellent preparation and mentality to win. Rohr told sports journalists at a post match briefing at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium, Uyo on Saturday, that he knew his opponent…
Give us this day, fans tell Eagles
“We cannot afford to miss another African Cup of Nations, so, I join millions of Nigerians to plead with the Super Eagles to threat this game against Libya with seriousness it deserves.
Okpara predicts tough match for Super Eagles
Former Super Eagles assistant coach, Slyvanus Okpara, has warned the team to expect a tough battle against Libya in today’s Cameroon 2019 AFCON qualifiers in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State. Okpara, who urged the Nigeria side to approach the match with determination, declared that The Mediterranean Knights are tactically organized, adding that they have the quality…