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Stray lion killed by hunters in remote area of Nigeria bordering Cameroon

The authorities in Nigeria’s north-eastern state of Borno say a lion has been killed by hunters in a remote area near the border with Cameroon. The carcass of the lion has been deposited at the government-run zoo in the state capital, Maiduguri. The authorities say the lion was killed to prevent it from harming people. […]

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Senegal clinch first-ever Africa Cup of Nations

Sadio Mane netted the winning spot-kick as Senegal beat Egypt 4-2 on penalties to clinch their first-ever Africa Cup of Nations, after the final ended goalless following extra time. The Liverpool forward had earlier seen a seventh-minute penalty saved by Pharaohs keeper Gabaski. Chelsea’s Edouard Mendy denied Mohanad Lasheen to give Mane the chance to […]

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At least six killed in stampede at Cameroon soccer stadium

Six people are reported to have been killed and dozens hurt in a crush outside a stadium hosting an Africa Cup of Nations match in Cameroon. Footage showed football fans struggling to get access to the Paul Biya stadium in a neighbourhood of the capital Yaounde. Naseri Paul Biya, governor of Cameroon’s central region, said […]

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Nightclub fire in Cameroon’s capital city Yaoundé leaves at least 16 dead, injures 8

At least 16 people were killed after a fire tore through a nightclub in Cameroon’s capital city Yaoundé early on Sunday, according to the country’s government. Eight other people were seriously wounded in the fire at the Liv Nightclub, according to the government’s statement. During a press conference held at the scene of the fire, […]

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Cameroon: Mob kills military police officer after he shoots five-year-old girl

A mob lynched a military police officer after he killed a five-year-old girl when he fired on a car at a checkpoint in the capital of Cameroon’s English-speaking South West Region on Thursday, the defense ministry said. The girl’s death sparked protests in Buea, with demonstrators marching her body to the regional governor’s office. Sporadic […]

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Bus crashes into truck in Cameroon, 37 dead

A bus crash in Cameroon’s western village of Nemale killed at least 37 people on Sunday. The 70-seater bus was on its way to the capital, Yaounde, from the western town of Foumban when it crashed into a truck while trying to avoid a crowd of people on the road about 2am local time, officials […]

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Several dead and wounded as gunmen attack school in Cameroon

Gunmen attacked a school in Cameroon and opened fire over the weekend, killing several children and wounding more. The attack occurred on Saturday in Kumba, a town in the country’s restive Anglophone region, where separatist insurgents operate. At least seven children have died and 12 were injured in the incident, according to Reuters. Cameroonian Prime […]