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Thousands of Anglophone Cameroonians Continue to Flee to Nigeria

Thousands of English-speaking Cameroonians continue to flee violent crackdowns by government forces. The U.N. refugee agency has registered more than 20,000 Cameroonian refugees in Nigeria's Cross River, Taraba, Benue and Akwa-Ibom states. An overwhelming majority are women and children. A recent

VOICE OF AMERICA - 2018-03-21 17:42:41

Cameroon's Pentecostal churches under fire

There are calls for the Cameroon government to shut down some of the country's Pentecostal churches. This is based on reports of a pastor who stole from his congregation and another who allegedly impregnated seven women. Cameroon's Protestant, Baptist and Catholic churches are calling on the governm

MSN.COM - 2018-03-21 16:28:18

Goalkeeper concerns still threaten to overshadow Nigeria preparations

The intriguing subplot of the identity of Nigeria's first-choice goalkeeper at the World Cup may well be resolved during the Super Eagles' upcoming friendlies, with coach Gernot Rohr surely desperate for no more unwanted headlines. After having boasted one of Africa's finest stoppers-in Vincent Enye

GOAL.COM - 2018-03-21 15:44:51

Chad: Understanding displacement patterns and population needs in the Lake region

West Africa's Lake Chad Basin has been witnessing one of the fastest-growing displacement crises in recent history. The conflict that originated in Nigeria in 2009, escalated and spilled over into neighboring countries of Niger, Chad and Cameroon with an enormous humanitarian impact and numerous hum

RELIEFWEB.INT - 2018-03-21 07:00:00

Zambia – Zimbabwe Preview: Chipolopolo out to boss the Warriors in four-nation tournament

The four-nation tournament will take centre stage in Ndola on Wednesday, with the hosts taking on Zimbabwe in the second match With the Fifa break upon us, national teams will be engaged in a number of international friendlies this week. A look at the Council of Southern African Football Associati

GOAL.COM - 2018-03-20 20:11:07

Tunisian engineer killed by kidnappers in southwest Cameroon: government

YAOUNDE (Reuters) - A Tunisian engineer has been killed by his kidnappers in southwest Cameroon, but three of his colleagues have been rescued, the government said. The body of Khaled Tinsa was recovered on Monday during a rescue operation that freed another Tunisian engineer and two Cameroonian te

REUTERS - 2018-03-20 17:41:09

Ten facts about Boko Haram and Nigeria's abducted schoolgirls

ABUJA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - One month ago, 110 schoolgirls were kidnapped by suspected Boko Haram militants in the Nigerian town of Dapchi, raising echoes of the infamous abduction of schoolgirls from Chibok in 2014. President Muhammadu Buhari called the Feb 19. attack a "national disaster

REUTERS - 2018-03-20 14:02:33

Italy, Uruguay, Ghana among 10 teams to get very similar away kits from Puma

With the World Cup beginning to crown on the horizon, Puma have released a flurry of new kits for the likes of Uruguay, Ghana and Switzerland. While rival suppliers Adidas have been widely praised for their retro-infused offerings, Puma have opted to plough a more prosaic furrow. Indeed, it looks li

ESPNFC.COM - 2018-03-20 09:09:00

Nigeria: UNHCR - Operation at a Glance, Jan - Feb 2018

Strategy for Return Monitoring Protection monitoring, analysis and response Community-based protection Operationalizing the Tripartite Agreement and implementing the Return and Reintegration Registration and profiling Supporting livelihood and self-reliance activities Access to Justice Coordi

RELIEFWEB.INT - 2018-03-20 07:00:00

Anglophone Cameroonians in Nigeria pass 20,000 mark

This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Aikaterini Kitidi - to whom quoted text may be attributed - at today's press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. The number of Anglophone Cameroonians seeking asylum in Nigeria has doubled since mid-January. Without urgent internatio

RELIEFWEB.INT - 2018-03-20 07:00:00

Kidnapped official in anglophone Cameroon region freed

CAMEROON - A top civil servant abducted in a southwestern English-speaking region of Cameroon over the weekend has been freed, a local official said Monday. Ivo Leke Tambo, recently appointed chairman of Cameroon's anglophone educational board, was abducted by suspected separatist rebels outside the

MSN.COM - 2018-03-20 01:19:26

Injury dashes Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting's Cameroon return

Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting's return to international action with the Cameroon national side has been postponed after the Stoke City forward suffered an injury in Premier League action. His withdrawal was confirmed in a statement issued by Cameroon Team Press Officer Vincent de Paul Atangana, as obtain


Heavyweight boxing champ Anthony Joshua considering move to MMA, has two big names in mind

Boxing heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua is flirting with a move to the UFC, and he's got to big names in mind if he makes this perilous jump: Jon Jones and Francis Ngannou. The undefeated knockout machine discussed this exciting possibility on Sky Sports' boxing's Toe 2 Toe podcast. "I feel like


Armed Group Abducts Two Tunisians in Cameroon

TUNIS - An unidentified armed group in southwestern Cameroon has kidnapped two Tunisians working on a road construction project for a Tunisian company, the Tunisian government said on Monday. No group has claimed responsibility for the kidnapping. The foreign ministry said it was in contact with the


FSC-certified timber importer failed to check legality of shipment from Cameroon

A British government office has prosecuted a wood importer certified by the Forest Stewardship Council after it was found to have failed to ensure the legality of a shipment of timber from Cameroon. The Forest Stewardship Council, or FSC, is an international organization dedicated to ensuring compan


Auction Preview: Arts from Africa, Oceania and America at Christie's, New York, April 10

What: Arts from Africa, Oceania and America Where: Christie's, 9 Avenue Matignon, Paris When: April 10, 4:00 PM Public Viewing: 5 Apr, 10am - 6pm / 6 Apr, 10am - 6pm / 7 Apr, 10am - 6pm / 8 Apr, 2pm - 6pm / 9 Apr, 10am - 6pm / 10 Apr, 10am - 4pm Christie's sale at Paris will house a wide range of un


In Saharan outpost, Europe's unwanted stuck in limbo

AGADEZ, Niger (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In a dark, dirt-floor house in the back streets of Agadez in central Niger, 22 young women from Nigeria scrape by on sex work trying to save money for the 900 mile (1,450 km) journey home. Around the corner, 50 Sudanese men huddle under a makeshift tent


From Oak Grove to Cameroon: Army takes man around the world

It'll soon be harder to find news from the Hattiesburg American on Facebook. Here's a step-by-step guide to help ensure you'll keep getting the latest local news in your feed. Wochit Army 1st Lt. Bond Finseth on Friday completed a mission that brought together more than 100 participants to learn ho


FIFA confirms VAR will be used at Russia World Cup

Soccer Football - Cameroon v Chile - FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017 - Group B - Spartak Stadium, Moscow, Russia - June 18, 2017 A message is displayed on the big screen while Chile's Eduardo Vargas' goal is reviewed by the VAR and later disallowed REUTERS/Carl Recine BOGOTA (Reuters) - Video as


Girl teased for severely bowed legs gets transformative surgery

BEFORE/AFTER: 11-year-old Justine before her surgery to correct her severely bowed legs. The girl from Cameroon pictured with her grandfather after the transformative procedure. ( Saul Loubassa Bighonda / Mercy Ships / SWNS.com) A little girl who was teased because her legs were so severely deform