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N'Jie dropped from Cameroon squad for Confederations Cup - Football

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N'Jie dropped from Cameroon squad for Confederations Cup - Football

- YAOUNDE (Reuters) - Clinton N'Jie will miss out on next month's Confederations Cup in Russia after Cameroon coach Hugo Broos dropped the Tottenham Hotspur winger from a 30-man preliminary squad for the eight-nation tournament. N'Jie, on loan at Olympique Marseille this season, has struggled for game-time at club level and also lost his place in the national side during Cameroon's run to the African Nations Cup title in Gabon at the start of the year

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Rise in use of child suicide bombers by Boko Haram: UNICEF report

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Rise in use of child suicide bombers by Boko Haram: UNICEF report

- The use of children as suicide bombers by the insurgents of Boko Haram has surged in 2017, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on Wednesday. In the countries fighting Boko Haram in the Lake Chad region – Nigeria, Niger, Cameroon and Chad – 27 children have been used in suicide attacks by the armed Islamist group in the first three months of the year, UNICEF said in a statement, and report titled ‘Silent Shame: Bringing out the voices of children caught in the Lake Chad crisis’

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Tags: Wars |  Terrorism |  Jihadists |  Boko Haram |  Suicide attackers |  Weapons |  Bombers | 
Places: Niger |  Nigeria |  Cameroon |  India | 

Aboubakar scores again to ensure Cameroon success - Football

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Aboubakar scores again to ensure Cameroon success - Football

- MONASTIR, Tunisia (Reuters) - Vincent Aboubakar picked up where he left off some 50 days ago as he propelled Cameroon to a 1-0 friendly win over Tunisia in their first outing since winning the African Nations Cup. Aboubakar netted the winner for Cameroon in last month’s final against Egypt and repeated the feat with a 15th minute strike in the tourist resort of Monastir

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Cameroon recall Choupo-Moting and Anguissa for friendlies - Football

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Cameroon recall Choupo-Moting and Anguissa for friendlies - Football

- YAOUNDE (Reuters) - Cameroon have called up two of the eight players who refused to compete in the African Nations Cup at the start of the year for friendlies later this month, the country's football federation announced. Forward Eric Choupo-Moting from German Bundesliga club Schalke 04 has been recalled to the squad two months after opting to miss the Nations Cup in Gabon, where Cameroon emerged the surprise winner. Uncapped Andre-Frank Zambo Anguissa from Olympique Marseille is also recalled despite saying in December he wanted to concentrate on his club career rather than go the three-week tournament

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Boko Haram suicide bomber kills 1 in northern Cameroon

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Boko Haram suicide bomber kills 1 in northern Cameroon

- Yaounde - A Cameroon official says a suicide bomber has killed at least one person near the country's border with Nigeria. Far North Cameroon Governor Midjiyawa Bakari says Wednesday's attack in Wouro Dole village is just the most recent in the country's north by Boko Haram Islamic extremists. The insurgency is based in neighboring Nigeria but has spilled across borders. Bakari says a local defense group gave advance warning of

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Cameroon Burns 3 Tons of Pangolins Seized From Smugglers

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Cameroon Burns 3 Tons of Pangolins Seized From Smugglers

- YAOUNDE — Cameroon has burned more than three tons of pangolin skins and scales seized from smugglers and destined for Asian countries. The central African state says by burning the skins of the world's most trafficked mammal and arresting smugglers, it is sending strong signals that Cameroon will no longer be a country where poaching and smuggling run rampant. Philip Ngole Ngwese, Cameroon's Minister of Forestry and Wildlife says the

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Tumeshaona Gabon, safari ya Cameroon 2019 ipo?

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Tumeshaona Gabon, safari ya Cameroon 2019 ipo?

- Fainali za Mataifa ya Afrika kwa mwaka huu, Afcon 2017 zimemalizika jana usiku kwa Misri na Cameroon kuonyesha kazi na matokeo kama yalivyokuwa. Kumalizika kwa fainali hizo zilizokuwa za aina yake nchini Gabon, ndio mwanzo wa safari ya Cameroon 2019, itakayokuwa mwenyeji kwa fainali hizo. Kumekuwa na mijadala mbalimbali kwenye mitandao ya kijamii kuhusu nafasi ya Tanznaia, kabla, wakati na sasa baada ya michuano hiyo ya Gabon kumalizika. Wapo waliosema

Places: Tanzania |  Cameroon |  Gabon | 

Aboubakar delivers Cup of Nations for Cameroon

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Aboubakar delivers Cup of Nations for Cameroon

- Libreville (AFP) - Vincent Aboubakar came off the bench to score a stunning winner with two minutes left as Cameroon fought back to beat Egypt 2-1 in a thrilling Africa Cup of Nations final on Sunday. Arsenal midfielder Mohamed Elneny had given Egypt the lead midway through the first half and Egypt looked to be on course to win an unrivalled eighth Cup of Nations crown in their first appearance

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Aboubakar delivers Cup of Nations for Cameroon

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Aboubakar delivers Cup of Nations for Cameroon

- Aboubakar delivers Cup of Nations for Cameroon Libreville, Gabon | AFP | FT Cameroon 2 Egypt 1: Vincent Aboubakar came off the bench to score a stunning winner with two minutes left as Cameroon fought back from behind to beat Egypt 2-1 in a thrilling Africa Cup of Nations final on Sunday. Arsenal midfielder Mohamed Elneny had given Egypt the lead midway through the first half and Egypt looked to

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Cameroon layak rangkul Piala Negara-Negara Afrika: Broos

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Cameroon layak rangkul Piala Negara-Negara Afrika: Broos

- LIBREVILLE: Jurulatih Cameroon, Hugo Broos memuji kejayaan pasukannya merangkul kejuaraan Piala Negara-Negara Afrika awal pagi tadi, selain menganggap gelaran diraih itu sebagai permulaan masa depan cerah buat negara berkenaan. Broos berdepan halangan berliku apabila beberapa pemain tonggak pasukan menolak panggilan ke Piala Negara-Negara Afrika namun skuad baharu dimilikinya berjaya mengatasi jangkaan ke final, pentas yang menyaksikan mereka menewaskan Mesir 2-1. "Benar, saya tiba di Cameroon kira-kira setahun lalu, saya dapati

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Aboubakar delivers Cup of Nations for Cameroon

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Aboubakar delivers Cup of Nations for Cameroon

- Vincent Aboubakar came off the bench to score a stunning winner with two minutes left as Cameroon fought back from behind to beat Egypt 2-1 in a thrilling Africa Cup of Nations final on Sunday.

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Indomitable Lions in AFCON final vs Egypt

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Indomitable Lions in AFCON final vs Egypt

- Cameroon 2 (Ngadeu 72, Bassogog 90+3) Ghana 0. Franceville, Gabon | AFP | Michael Ngadeu and Christian Bassogog both netted in the second half as Cameroon beat Ghana 2-0 in Franceville on Thursday to reach the Africa Cup of Nations final. A finely-poised tie remained goalless until the 72nd minute, when Ghana goalkeeper Razak Brimah failed to deal with a free-kick into his area and John Boye’s weak defensive header

Places: Uganda |  Cameroon |  Egypt | 

Cameroon beats Ghana 2-0 to reach final

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Cameroon beats Ghana 2-0 to reach final

- AFRICA CUP OF NATIONS: SEMI-FINAL II. FULL-TIME: Cameroon 2-0 Ghana Ghana were playing sixth successive semi-final Cameroon to play Egypt in final Final to be played this Sunday After 30 games played so far in this edition, the stage is now set. On Sunday, The Indomitable Lions will face off against The Pharoahs, who are seven-time Nations Cup champions.The day before, on Saturday, Burkina Faso

Places: Ghana |  Uganda |  Cameroon | 

Five dead in Cameroon-Nigeria border attack on UN team

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Five dead in Cameroon-Nigeria border attack on UN team

- Three Nigerians and a Cameroon national were among five people killed when gunmen opened fire on a United Nations team on the border between the two countries, the world body said. The UN Office for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS) said in an emailed statement on Wednesday evening that the shooting happened Tuesday in the Hosere Jongbi area near Kontcha, northern Cameroon. "An unknown armed group attacked the UN

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Resurgent Cameroon stand in Ghana’s path

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Resurgent Cameroon stand in Ghana’s path

- Franceville. The nearly men of African football in recent years, Ghana go into a sixth consecutive semi-final at the Cup of Nations when they face Cameroon in Franceville today. The Black Stars have not won the trophy since 1982, instead gaining a reputation for coming up just short all too often over the last decade. Avram Grant’s side lost on penalties to the Ivory Coast in the final two years

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Resurgent Cameroon stand in Ghana's path

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Resurgent Cameroon stand in Ghana's path

- Ghana vs Cameroon 10pm. Franceville, Gabon | AFP | The nearly men of African football in recent years, Ghana go into a sixth consecutive semi-final at the Cup of Nations when they face Cameroon in Franceville on Thursday. The Black Stars have not won the trophy since 1982, instead gaining a reputation for coming up just short all too often over the last decade. Avram Grant’s side lost on penalties

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Sadio Mane aiponza Senegal, Cameroon yatinga nusu fainali

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Sadio Mane aiponza Senegal, Cameroon yatinga nusu fainali

- Brazzaville, Gabon. Timu ya Taifa ya Cameroon ‘Simba Wasiofugika’ imetinga nusu fainali ya mashindano ya Afcon baada ya kuitoa timu ya Taifa ya Senegal ‘Simba wa Teranga’ kwa jumla ya mikwaju ya penalti 5-4. Cameroon imeungana na Burkina Fasso ambayo ilikuwa ya kwanza kutinga nusu fainali baada ya kuifunga Tunisia 2-0. Nyota anayeichezea Liverpool, Sadio Mane ndiye aliyeiponza Senegali kwani penalti yake aliyoipiga imepanguliwa vema na kipa wa Cameroon, Fabrice

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  • N'Jie dropped from Cameroon squad for Confederations Cup - Football
    N'Jie dropped from Cameroon squad for Confederations Cup - Football

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    YAOUNDE (Reuters) - Clinton N'Jie will miss out on next month's Confederations Cup in Russia after Cameroon coach Hugo Broos dropped the Tottenham Hotspur winger from a 30-man preliminary squad for the eight-nation tournament. N'Jie, on loan at Olympique Marseille this season, has struggled for game-time at club level and also lost his place in the national side during Cameroon's run to the African Nations Cup title in Gabon at the start of the year

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  • Cameroon recall Choupo-Moting and Anguissa for friendlies - Football
    Cameroon recall Choupo-Moting and Anguissa for friendlies - Football

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    YAOUNDE (Reuters) - Cameroon have called up two of the eight players who refused to compete in the African Nations Cup at the start of the year for friendlies later this month, the country's football federation announced. Forward Eric Choupo-Moting from German Bundesliga club Schalke 04 has been recalled to the squad two months after opting to miss the Nations Cup in Gabon, where Cameroon emerged the surprise winner. Uncapped Andre-Frank Zambo Anguissa from Olympique Marseille is also recalled despite saying in December he wanted to concentrate on his club career rather than go the three-week tournament

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  • Cameroon Begs for International Help Against Boko Haram Terror
    Cameroon Begs for International Help Against Boko Haram Terror

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    YAOUNDE, CAMEROON — On a Friday night in September 2014, Boko Haram fighters attacked the village of Guza in northeastern Nigeria, killing and kidnapping young boys as they burned homes and looted. Ismael, now 15, survived that night of terror and hid in his house for 40 days, afraid that if he ventured outside for even a moment, terrorists would abduct him — the fate that has befallen many other

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