Ceding of Bakassi: 13 years on, Greentree agreement unratified, unimplemented
Thirteen years after oil and natural gas-rich Bakassi Peninsula was ceded to the Republic of Cameroon, the United Nations (UN)-backed Greentree Agreement, which both countries signed on June 12, 2006, to formalise the exercise has neither been ratified nor implemented.
Eagles beat Sparrow Hawks 2-0, out of Cameroon 2020
Despite their 2-0 defeat of the Sparrow Hawks of Togo, yesterday, at the Agege Stadium, Lagos State, the home-based Super Eagles, capped their woeful campaign with failure to qualify for the 2020 African Nations Championship (CHAN) slated for Cameroon.
Omilani and the vision to lift African art
The hot humid sun blazed like fire. A major gridlock gripped the road leading to Alfred Rewane Road. On both sides of the route, three-lane had been formed. A motorbike managed to get into a narrow passage before he was prevented by an oil tanker belching fumes.
Cameroon's Biya seeks to douse crises with surprise concessions
Cameroonian ruler Paul Biya's surprise decision to free hundreds of detained opponents after a stinging crackdown on separatists is seen by some experts as a way to ease tensions but short of a major policy shift. Main opposition leader Maurice Kamto walked free from jail Saturday after a military court ordered his release at the…
Cameroon opens dialogue to end anglophone separatist crisis
Cameroon launched a national dialogue on Monday in a bid to end separatist conflict in the country's anglophone provinces, though key rebel leaders have already refused to participate.
‘Kenya’s Langat, Kimeli, 48 others sign up for Onitsha City Marathon’
No fewer than 50 runners have so far signified interest in the maiden Onitsha City Marathon (OCM) slated for October 5, in Anambra, reports the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).
Cameroon president calls 'national dialogue' on separatist crisis
Cameroon President Paul Biya on Tuesday announced that he intends to hold a major "national dialogue" later this month in a bid to put an end to the conflict between security forces and armed separatists from the anglophone minority in the west.
Africa's longest serving leaders: Mugabe, Biya and others
Zimbabwe's former president Robert Mugabe, whose death was announced on Friday, was in power for 37 years but is far from the only African leader to have ruled for so long.