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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...