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Paul Biya takes oath of office, officially sworn in as President of Cameroon

Paul Biya has been officially sworn in as president of Cameroon for a seventh year mandate. Cameroon declared a public holiday on Tuesday to mark the inauguration of President Paul Biya. The 85-year-old secured a seventh term in office after…

Search under way for Cameroon kidnapped students

A massive search operation is under way to rescue more than 80 people kidnapped from a school on Monday in Bamenda, the capital of Cameroon’s restive North-West region. At least 79 students and three others, including the principal of the…

Man City’s Kevin de Bruyne out for five to six weeks due to knee injury

Manchester City midfielder Kevin De Bruyne suffered knee ligament damage in his left knee during Thursday night’s Carabao Cup fourth-round win over Fulham The Belgian underwent scans on Friday at the CFA. No surgery is needed but he is expected…

SDF set to hold NEC meeting on Saturday to decide Osih’s fate

The fate of Joshua Osih hangs on a balance as the National Executive Committee of the Social Democratic Front meet on Saturday November 03 in Yaounde. It will be the party’s first gathering since the October 7 Presidential election and…

Trial of Kamto’s lawyer Michele Ndoki postponed to December

The trial of Michele Ndoki, one of the lawyers of the Cameroon Renaissance Movement of Maurice Kamto, has been postponed to December 4, the Douala Court of First Instance has said. Michele was expected to appear before the Douala court…

Messi set to make early return from injury

Barcelona forward Lionel Messi could return from injury earlier than expected, BBC reports. The Argentine was expected to be out for three weeks after breaking his arm against Sevilla on 20 October. But after missing only the Champions League win…

Ghana football boss Kwesi Nyantakyi vows to appeal FIFA ban

One of African football’s most powerful figures Kwesi Nyantakyi, who has been banned from the sport for life for breaking bribery and corruption rules has vowed he will appeal the ban at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS). In…

CDC workers butchered in Tiko by unidentified individuals

Over 10 field workers of the Cameroon Development Corporation (CDC), are presently undergoing intensive medical care after unidentified individuals attacked them with machetes at the plantation site, reports say. The incident occurred on  Wednesday morning and sources say the unidentified…

Trump vows to end US birthright citizenship with an executive order

US president Donald Trump, has announced he plans to terminate the right to citizenship for babies born on US soil to non-citizens. The US president, who is taking an increasingly hard-line stance on immigration, said the “process” to end birthright…

Fifa issues life ban for Ghana football boss Kwesi Nyantakyi

One of African football’s most powerful figures has been banned from the sport for life for breaking bribery and corruption rules. Ex-Ghana Football Association (GFA) president Kwesi Nyantakyi also broke conflict of interest rules, Fifa said. Football’s world governing body…