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McKinstry Names 25 Man Squad for Mini Tournament in Cameroon; Total CHAN 2020.

McKinstry Names 25 Man Squad for Mini Tournament in Cameroon; Total CHAN 2020.

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Uganda Cranes CHAN Squad traveling to Cameroon for the Pre- CHAN Mini Tournament has been confirmed. The Contingent of 25 players will depart to Cameroon on Monday afternoon (3pm). Cranes will take part in a Pre-CHAN tournament involving Cameroon, Niger and Zambia running between 1st and 7th January 2021. KCCA FC players will join the team after their CAF Confederation Cup fixture against AS Kigali. PLAYERS Goalkeepers Joel Mutakubwa (Kyetume FC), Nafian Alionzi (URA FC), Tom Ikara (Police FC) Defenders Eric Ssenjobe (Police FC), Aziz Kayondo (Vipers SC), Paul Willa (Vipers SC), Ashraf Mandela (URA FC), Halid Lwaliwa (Vipers SC), Musitafa Mujuzi (Kyetume FC), Patrick Mbowa (URA FC), Hassan Muhammad (Police FC) Midfielders Shafiq Kagimu (URA FC), Tony M...
Massacre: Gunmen Murder Innocent School Kids In Cameroon

Massacre: Gunmen Murder Innocent School Kids In Cameroon

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By Our Reporter A gang of unidentified gunmen attacked a school in Cameroon on Saturday where they massacred at least six children and injured several others before fleeing. Reports indicate that that the unknown gunmen stormed a private school in Southwest Cameroon, where they killed six children on spot and  wounded several others. Gunmen stormed the Mother Francisca School around midday on Saturday after arriving on motorcycles. Some children were injured when they jumped from the second floor in an attempt to escape the attack. https://twitter.com/i/status/1320049607641059328 Officials in Cameron’s south western city of Kumba have blamed the attack on Anglophone secessionist groups which are suspected to have carried out the attack. It should however be noted...
Shock As Journalist Dies In Gov’t Detention After Severe Torture

Shock As Journalist Dies In Gov’t Detention After Severe Torture

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By Elite News Reporter Cameroonian journalist Samuel Wazizi, who was arrested in August for criticising the government's handling of a separatist revolt, has died in detention, rights group Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has said.  Wazizi worked for CMTV, a local broadcaster based in Southwest Region, one of two areas where separatists in 2017 launched an armed campaign to establish an independent homeland for Cameroon's English-speaking minority. "Wazizi died in detention," RSF said in a statement issued late on Wednesday that called for a "thorough and independent investigation" into what happened. He was arrested on August 2, 2019, and "accused of speaking critically on the air about the authorities and their handling of the crisis," the watchdog said.  Fiv...
Cameroonian Jazz Legend Manu Dibango Succumbs To Coronavirus

Cameroonian Jazz Legend Manu Dibango Succumbs To Coronavirus

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By Elite Reporter Veteran  Cameroonian jazz star Manu Dibango has become the first African celebrity to die as a result of the deadly Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The 86-year-old musician, who was recovering at a hospital in France, died after having tested positive for the coronavirus. Dibango's family confirmed his death in a Facebook post which reads: "It is with deep sadness that we announce the loss of Manu Dibango, our Papy Groove, who passed away on 24 March 2020, at 86 years old, because of Covid-19."  The family also communicated that a public memorial service would be held at a later time and that presently, they would be conducting his funeral in private. Many of his fans describe Dibango as one of the "foremost pioneers of Afro-jazz, known for his fus...
World Cup 2022 Qualifiers:  Cameroon To Battle Ivory Coast

World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Cameroon To Battle Ivory Coast

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By Keefa NuwaherezaThe 2022 World Cup in Qaltar is looming nearer and the fixtures the Qualifiers  have already been released by the Confederation of African Football. However, according to the fixtures, either Cameroon or Ivory Coast will miss out on the 2022 World Cup in Qatar after the teams were drawn against each other in the second round of African qualifying. Cameroon's Indomitable Lions have represented Africa at a record seven World Cups, while Ivory Coast have made three appearances.  Two other groups feature two teams that have both played at football's greatest global event in the past. Ghana and South Africa clash in Group G along with Zimbabwe and Ethiopia, while Egypt and Angola meet in Group F alongside Gabon and Libya. Egypt were one of Africa's five repres...
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