[VOA] Humanitarian aid workers in Cameroon say they are scared after several consignments of aid meant for people in the country’s troubled English-speaking regions were attacked and burned by suspected separatists.
[The Conversation Africa] When the 32nd Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) opens in Cairo, Egypt, the focus will be on the games between the continent’s top football teams to see who is going to raise the cup on Friday 19 July at the end of the three-week tournament.
[HRW] “Crisis” is a word often used over the last six years to describe the situation in the Central African Republic.
[Vanguard] After their absence from two consecutive Africa Nations Cup in 2015 and 2017, the senior national tem, the Super Eagles this Saturday begin their campaign in the competition with the aim of grabbing the title they have won on three previous occasions.
[VOA] Cameroon has increased troops around its lone oil refinery, after a weekend explosion caused a shutdown of the facility. But the government denies separatist fighters were responsible and says there will be no shortages of petroleum products.
[The Conversation Africa] The 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, popularly known as Afcon, is the biennial championship in which Africa’s top men’s teams compete for the gold-plated African Nation Cup trophy. The winner will hoist that trophy after the final on Friday 19 July at the Cairo International Stadium.
[East African] Beijing has downplayed accusations that it is pressurising African countries that have been recipients of its loans to pay back the money or seize their assets.
[RFI] Chad’s government continues to hold the head of an Equatorial Guinean opposition party after he was arrested south of N’Djamena, the Chadian capital, last Thursday, according to the Spanish foreign ministry.
[Vanguard] The International Monetary Fund, (IMF) says it is concerned over escalating conflicts which have adversely affected the African region’s economy in the last two decades.
[HRW] Cameroon’s High Court refused to release opposition leader Maurice Kamto, as well as six of his supporters, who were arrested in January on politically motivated charges.