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Govt, Militia Forces Continue to Abuse Human Rights

[allAfrica] An excerpt on Cameroon from the annual Human Rights Watch publication, World Report 2021: (AllAfrica)

CHAN - Defenders Turn Scorers As Cameroon, Mali Edge Nearer Last Eight

[Vanguard] Cameroonian Salomon Banga set a trend of defenders scoring Wednesday as his country and Mali moved closer to the African Nations Championship (CHAN) quarter-finals, Burkina Faso remained in contention and Zimbabwe were eliminated. (AllAfrica)

Outgoing U.S State Department's Top Africa Official Cites 'Significant' Achievements

[allAfrica] Washington, DC -- At the end of his tenure as the top Africa policymaker in the State Department, Assistant Secretary Tibor Nagy says the legacy of the outgoing administration includes a number of 'concrete achievements' that have strengthened U.S. ties to Africa. Nagy, who assumed the post in June 2018 nearly two decades after retiring as a career foreign service officer, which included ambassadorial tours in Guinea and Ethiopia under Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush, was interviewed by AllAfrica's Reed Kram (AllAfrica)

Talking Points From Cranes Dour Opener in Cameroon

[Monitor] Uganda Cranes left many questions unanswered in the tactical sense after a goalless draw against Rwanda's Amavubi in the Group C opener at the Chan finals in Douala, Cameroon on Monday night. (AllAfrica)

CHAN Off to Explosive Start

[Namibian] The African Nations Championship got off to an explosive start on and off the field in Cameroon over the weekend. (AllAfrica)

Why Cameroon Is Obsessed With Hosting the Afcon

[New Frame] The African nation is hoping to use the tournament to paper over the divisions of the Anglophone crisis and the cracks made by a dictator who has ruled for almost four decades. Will it work? (AllAfrica)

Warriors Coach Still Hopeful Despite Cameroon Loss

[New Zimbabwe] WARRIORS coach Zdravko Logarusic has backed his charges to bounce back from the disappointment of their loss to Cameroon in the opening match of the 2021 African Nations Championships (CHAN) as he braces for the second Group A clash against Burkina Faso Wednesday. (AllAfrica)

Warriors Fall in CHAN Opener

[Zimbabwe Standard] THE Warriors began their record equalling fifth appearance at the African Nations Championship (Chan) finals in cruel fashion after narrowly losing to hosts Cameroon courtesy of a Salomon Banga second half strike at Stade Ahmadou Ahidjo Stadium last night. (AllAfrica)

Authorities Urged to Seek Justice for Recent Deadly Attacks

[UN News] UN Secretary-General António Guterres has urged authorities in Cameroon to take steps to prosecute perpetrators behind two recent deadly attacks in the Anglophone provinces of the country, his Spokesperson said on Friday. (AllAfrica)

Cameroon Court Denies Request to Release Opposition Leaders

[HRW] Free Arbitrarily Arrested Opponents, Ensure Freedom of Assembly (AllAfrica)

FIFA President Infantino Arrives in Cameroon for CHAN Opener

[CAF] FIFA President Gianni Infantino arrived in Yaounde on Friday morning ahead of start of the Total African Nations Championship (CHAN), Cameroon 2020. (AllAfrica)

Brave Warriors Jet Off to Cameroon for African Nations Championship Finals

[Namibia Economist] Brave Warriors interim coach Bobby Samaria Thursday revealed the 28 Brave Warriors for the upcoming African Nations Championship (CHAN) Finals in Cameroon. (AllAfrica)

Boko Haram, Militia Threaten CHAN Tournament

[CAJ News] Yaoundé -- Threats by separatist groups to disrupt games and their warning to teams not to travel to the matches have raised fears over the safety of players and other personnel as the African Nations Championships (CHAN) kick off in Cameroon on Sunday. (AllAfrica)

CHAN 2020 - Cameroon to Allow Football Fans Into Stadiums

[New Times] Host nation Cameroon has agreed to let football fans attend matches ahead of the forthcoming sixth edition of the African Nations Championships (CHAN). (AllAfrica)

Mamfe - Returning Refugees, IDPs Receive President Paul Biya's Gifts

[Cameroon Tribune] After inspecting a structure being prepared by Mamfe Council to accommodate refugees returning from Nigeria, Governor Okalia Bilai proceeded to hand over Presidential gifts of basic necessities in Mamfe. (AllAfrica)

Total CHAN 2021 - Security Assured

[Cameroon Tribune] Herein is a press release from the Minister Delegate at the Presidency in charge of Defence. (AllAfrica)

AU's Peace and Security Council Played 'Marginal Role' in 2020 Crises

[ISS] The African Union Peace and Security Council's (PSC) response to emerging crises in 2020 was marginal. This is primarily because the AU's ability to intervene in crises is restricted by its principles of national sovereignty (non-interference) and subsidiarity. This despite the principle of non-indifference set out in Article (4h) of the Constitutive Act. (AllAfrica)

CHAN 2021 - Teams Submit Final Lists

[Cameroon Tribune] 08 janv. 2021 11:46 (AllAfrica)

Attack On Sdo's Convoy in Mbengwi - Investigation Opens to Uncover Culprits

[Cameroon Tribune] 08 janv. 2021 12:54 (AllAfrica)

CHAN Opening Ceremony - Rehearsals Underway

[Cameroon Tribune] 08 janv. 2021 11:49 (AllAfrica)

National Development Strategy - the New Compass

[Cameroon Tribune] 08 janv. 2021 12:44 (AllAfrica)

St Joseph's College Sasse - Fire Consumes St Martins Dormitory

[Cameroon Tribune] 08 janv. 2021 12:07 (AllAfrica)

MP for Buea Gets His Community Pulses

[Cameroon Tribune] The people of Bwassa Likombe, Likoko Membea and Bokwaongo in Buea Subdivision have expressed some needs to the Member of Parliament for Buea Urban, Hon. Malomba Esembe, if addressed will make life better for them. They requested for continuous flow of potable water, better healthcare services, rehabilitation of some schools and extension of streetlights to their under-served communities to better security. These difficulties they faced were presented to their MP on December 31, 2020, as he was on meet-the- (AllAfrica)

Anglophone Crisis - No End in Sight

[DW] After four years of civil war in Anglophone Cameroon, state and rebel forces have refused to engage in serious dialoge while citizens and children suffer in crossfire. DW's Adrian Kriesch reports from western Cameroon. (AllAfrica)

Marketing Day Celebrated in Douala

[Cameroon Tribune] The day dubbed "Marketing D-Day 2020" comprised a diner party and conference in the economic capital last December 29, 2020. (AllAfrica)

United Democratic Party - Celebrates Validation of Parliamentary Candidates

[Cameroon Tribune] Party Chairman, El Hadj Lawan Bako appeals to fighters in the bushes to drop guns, join the UDP campaign team for the truth to prevail after the February 9, 2020 twin elections. (AllAfrica)

Time for New Year Resolutions!

[Cameroon Tribune] Many people have set goals to keep fit, eat less, pray more and avoid toxic friends during the year. (AllAfrica)

In Cameroon, Journalists Can't Breathe As Laws Stifle Press Freedom

[East African] Journalists in Sierra Leone have heaved a collective sigh of relief following the repeal - after a gruelling 55-year struggle - of a law which had been weaponised by authorities to curtail press freedom. (AllAfrica)

Total CHAN, Cameroon 2020 - 'Tara' the Mascot Begins National Tour

[CAF] To the delight of supporters, the official mascot of Total African Nations Championship (CHAN), Cameroon 2020 has taken its first steps in the city of Yaoundé. Dressed in green, red and yellow, colors of Cameroon's national flag, "Tara"took full advantage of her tour's launch on 27 December 2020 to unveil its personality and choreography, alongside the local dance troops who came to welcome the mascot. (AllAfrica)

Divided Opposition Quashes Hopes to Unseat Biya

[DW] On September 22, hundreds of citizens in Cameroon's Anglophone region took part in an organized anti-government protest. But the numerous opposition parties are under scrutiny for lacking clear leadership or a strategy. (AllAfrica)

'No Dictatorship Considers Protests Legal,' Cameroon's Opposition Politician Says

[DW] Cameroonian authorities are cracking down on opposition members amid a planned protest against President Paul Biya. Opposition politician Maurice Kamto speaks exclusively to DW about his desire for a peaceful change. (AllAfrica)