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December 8, 2018 12:42 PM Road accidents biggest killer of young people – WHO

Road injuries are now the biggest killer of children and young adults worldwide, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). The organisation published figures that also reveal Africa has the worst rate of road traffic deaths in the world. Its report says many African and South American countries still do not have sufficient speed limit laws. But it also highlights 21

December 4, 2018 6:37 AM Sierra Leone disqualified from Afcon

Sierra Leone have been disqualified from the 2019 African Cup of Nations qualifying competition, the Confederation of African Football (Caf) said yesterday. Football’s world governing body Fifa had suspended the Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA) in October due to “government interference”. Caf’s decision means Kenya and Ghana are assured of first 9

December 1, 2018 10:48 AM Cameroon stripped of hosting 2019 Africa Cup of Nations

Cameroon have been stripped of hosting next year’s Africa Cup of Nations, says the Confederation of African Football. African football’s governing body (Caf) says it is because of delays in the progress of Cameroon’s preparation for the tournament, due to start in June. Officials made the decision at a meeting on Friday in Accra, Ghana, that lasted more than 10 hours 6

November 18, 2018 6:05 AM AFCON 2019: Three-time champions Nigeria are back

Nigeria qualified for their first Africa Cup of Nations since winning the tournament in 2013 after drawing 1-1 with South Africa in Johannesburg. The draw guarantees the three-time African champions a place in Cameroon with a round of matches still to play. Despite conquering Africa in 2013, the Super Eagles surprisingly failed to qualify for the 2015 and 2017 finals 17

November 8, 2018 9:33 AM Kidnapped children released in Cameroon, two teachers held

All 79 children and a driver kidnapped in west Cameroon were free on Wednesday, but a principal and one teacher are still being held by the armed men that took them, a priest conducting negotiations said. The group was abducted on Monday in Bamenda, a commercial hub of Cameroon’s restive English-speaking region, according to military and government sources 13

October 15, 2018 4:22 PM Pfumbidzayi explains goal celebration

Zimbabwe national football team full back Ronald Pfumbidzayi has explained the choreographed goal celebration that followed his opener in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifier against DR Congo in Kinshasa on Saturday night. The former Caps United player and currently on the books of South Africa Absa Premiership side Bloemfontein Celtic, got to the end of Khama 10

October 15, 2018 12:31 PM Guinea-Bissau sink Chipolopolo – Nehanda Radio

Guinea-Bissau hit back to defeat Zambia 2-1 in Bissau yesterday and move closer to a second successive appearance at the Africa Cup of Nations. Justin Shonga scored direct from a free-kick to put the visiting team into an early lead in a Group K qualifier watched by a capacity 20 000 crowd in the national stadium. Stoppila Sunzu conceded an own-goal 10

October 11, 2018 7:14 PM Cameroon ‘must prove separatist prisoners are alive’

Lawyers in Cameroon defending leaders of a movement to create a separate state of Ambazonia have called on the government to produce evidence that their clients are still alive. Barrister Christopher Ndong was representing his clients at a hearing at the Yaounde Appeals Court. For the fifth time, secessionist leader Sissiku Ayuk Tabe and his fellow defendants 25

September 28, 2018 10:05 AM Cameroon rail operator Camrail convicted over deadly 2016 train crash

Cameroonian rail operator Camrail and eleven other defendants were found guilty of involuntary manslaughter on Wednesday in connection with a train derailment that killed 79 people and wounded over 600 in October 2016. The packed train operated by Camrail, a unit of French industrial group Bollore, came off the tracks in the town of Eseka en route from the capital 16

September 11, 2018 5:31 AM Musona disappointed with Warriors’ result

WARRIORS captain Knowledge Musona says he is disappointed with the point they got against Congo in their 1-1 draw of the 2019 Afcon qualifier played at the Stade Alphonse Massamba-Debat in Brazzaville on Sunday. The Warriors had started the match on a high note with a 22nd minute goal by star forward Khama Billiat, who connected Musona’s cutback from the right 27