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Ramadan across Africa

The month of Ramadan is similar there to many Arab countries as everyone awaits viewing the crescent, knowing the first day of fasting, and performing Taraweeh prayers in mosques.

Amal Ibrahim

AFCON 2017 Review: Cameroon fairytale makes up for disappointments

The African Nations Cup was plagued by low scoring, the usual empty seats and apathy among the people of host nation Gabon. But on the field, Cameroon’s surprise success gave us a wonderful narrative yet again.Almost all African Nations Cups follow the same pattern. Organizational difficulties at first, some political opposition and a lot of …

Deutsche Welle

Luckless Cuper loses his 13th final match

Cameroon national team beat its Egyptian counterpart 2-1, in the final match of the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) held at Danjundje stadium in Gabon, claiming their fifth AFCON title. It was the 13th final-match defeat for Egypt’s head coach, Hector Cuper, in his career. It seems that losing in the finals is a jinx …

Alaa Moustafa

AFCON 2017: Cameroon goalkeeping icon hails a new hero after semifinal triumph

Cameroon have reached the AFCON final despite turmoil on and off the field. Former national team goalkeeper Joseph-Antoine Bell has told DW that Cameroon’s rich pedigree between the posts stands them in good stead.Since Cameroon defied the odds by beating Ghana to make the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) final, their 21-year-old goalkeeper, Fabrice Ondoa, …

Deutsche Welle

AFCON 2017: Cameroon beat Ghana 2-0, will face Egypt in final

Cameroon struck twice in the second half to secure passage to the Africa Cup of Nations final, putting the result beyond any doubt with a second in stoppage time. Egypt now await Cameroon, in a repeat of 2008’s final.Cameroon 2-0 Ghana (Ngadeu-Ngadjui ’72, Bassogog ’90+3) For the third time, Cameroon and Egypt will face off …

Deutsche Welle

AFCON 2017: Cameroon do it the hard way as Ghana semi approaches

African football powerhouses Cameroon and Ghana are set to meet in the second semifinal of the Nations Cup. Cameroon have belied their troubled preparation by making the last four but are now embroiled in a bonus row.Both teams are four-time continental champions but despite their pedigree, success in the Africa Cup of Nations has eluded …

Deutsche Welle

Swapping guns for motorbikes in Cameroon

In Cameroon’s Korup National Park, groups are seeking to overcome the “conservation or communities” conundrum by promoting sustainable forestry and wildlife management. But it’s no easy task.Project aim: Contribute preservation of high-value eco-systems in the South West Region of Cameroon and thereby contribute to improved livelihoods of the surrounding populations in a sustainable manner. Project …

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AFCON 2017: Gabon out as Burkina Faso, Cameroon advance

Hosts Gabon could not make it out of the group stage of the African Cup of Nations with their third consecutive draw in the tournament. Burkina Faso soared to the top of the group after beating Guinea-Bissau.Gabon 0-0 Cameroon Gabon failed to get the win they needed to advance to their third knockout stage appearance …

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Late equalizer denies Aubameyang’s Gabon, Cameroon draw with Burkina Faso

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang looked to have got host nation Gabon’s party started at AFCON 2017, but a late Guinea Bissau equalizer spoilt the fun. The other group A game between Cameroon and Burkina Faso also finished 1-1.Gabon 1 -1 Guinea Bissau (Aubameyang 52 – Soares 90+1) The Borussia Dortmund striker’s tap in shortly after the break …

Deutsche Welle

Obama announces deployment of 300 troops to Cameroon

US President Barack Obama has said he will send troops to Cameroon in order to counter the terror group Boko Haram. The central African country was the target of an attack this past weekend. President Obama informed Congress on Wednesday it was sending 300 soldiers to Cameroon as part of the fight against the terrorist …

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Multinational force announced as Boko Haram attacks continue

The presidents of Nigeria and Cameroon have announced that they will be launching a multinational army to attack and eradicate the Boko Haram militant group. Chad, Benin and Niger will also be committing troops. The announcement came after meetings between Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari and Cameroonian President Paul Biya in Yaounde, the capital of Cameroon. …

Deutsche Welle

The wrong uses of public health

By Dr Cesar Chelala One of my most persistent memories of my friend Albert Sabin, who developed an oral vaccine against poliomyelitis (polio), was how, when we met after one of my health-related missions overseas, he would question me about the polio situation in the country I visited. I am sure he would be dismayed …

Daily News Egypt

Food crisis in Cameroon

The country ranks 150 out of 186 countries on the 2013 UNDP’s Human Development Index, which measures countries based on income, life expectancy and education.

Daily News Egypt