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As Nigeria celebrates her 59th year independence anniversary, Governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba State has said that though the country is 59 years old, it has not matured.

Taraba inaugurates committee to check influx of refugees from Cameroon

Cameroon is bordering Nigeria across four local government areas of Taraba state, Kurmi, Sadauna, Ussa and Takum local government areas.
Veteran Afro-jazz star Manu Dibango died on Tuesday, 24 March after contracting the new coronavirus, his representatives have confirmed.

Afro-jazz star Manu Dibango dies after contracting coronavirus

Veteran Afro-jazz star Manu Dibango died on Tuesday, 24 March after contracting the new coronavirus, his representatives have confirmed.
Famous Cameroonian musician Emmanuel N'Djoke Dibango, popularly known as Manu Dibango, announced Wednesday that he tested positive for the new coronavirus.

Cameroonian music maestro tests positive for coronavirus

Famous Cameroonian musician Emmanuel N'Djoke Dibango, popularly known as Manu Dibango, announced Wednesday that he tested positive for the new coronavirus.
Similarly, Cameroon reported on Tuesday five more cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of contamination to ten, according to a tweet from the Cameroonian Minister of Public Health Manaouda Malachie.

Cameroon, Burkina Faso record five new cases of coronavirus

Burkina Faso and Cameroon have recorded five new cases of COVID-19, Health Ministry said on Tuesday.
Minister of Public Health Manaouda Malachie said the patient is a Cameroonian who was in close contact with the first person.

Cameroon reports second case of coronavirus

The central African country on Friday confirmed its first case of coronavirus after a 58-year-old French national who had arrived in the capital Yaounde on February 24 tested positive.
Samuel Eto’o offered an interview in Italy in which he spoke about the past and future of Inter Milan. Still, in the comparison with Juventus, the name Cristiano Ronaldo came up, who the Cameroonian called “the best of all time”.

Samuel Eto’o: Cristiano Ronaldo is the best of all time

Samuel Eto’o offered an interview in Italy in which he spoke about the past and future of Inter Milan. Still, in the comparison with Juventus, the name Cristiano Ronaldo came up, who the Cameroonian called “the best of all time”.
A new Chinese coronavirus, a cousin of the SARS virus, has infected hundreds since the outbreak began in Wuhan, China, in December.

Africa free of coronavirus as Egyptian suspect tests negative

But four days later, the Egyptian health ministry and the World Health Organisation announced that repeated polymerase chain reaction (PCR) analysis, a test conducted on coronavirus patients, came out negative when the patient was examined
Kanzira, a 25-year-old Ugandan medical student, is among thousands of African students living in Wuhan, a central Chinese city of 11 million people that is currently under lockdown due to a rapidly spreading coronavirus.

African students trapped in coronavirus-hit Wuhan plead for help

"You wake up every morning and realise you are trapped," he says. "You keep checking your temperature - you can't help but wonder if you are infected but just have not started showing symptoms."
Cameroon boss Toni Conceicao has stated he and his staff are aiming to win the nation’s sixth Africa Cup of Nations title.

2021 Afcon: Toni Conceicao reveals Cameroon aim to win tourney

Cameroon boss Toni Conceicao has stated he and his staff are aiming to win the nation’s sixth Africa Cup of Nations title.

Cameroonian soldiers go on trial over shooting of women, children

The trial of seven Cameroonian soldiers accused of participating in the killing of two women and two children has begun behind closed doors, two judicial sources said yesterday, after a video of the incident sparked an international outcry.
Nigerian Ifeanyi Matthew Anthony, 29, Cameroonians Nguyen Hang Tcheuko Minh, 36, and Mothe De Fouda Paul Martial, 30, were sentenced to jail by the Can Tho People’s Court in southern Vietnam on Thursday, January 16, for obtaining property by fraud.

Three Nigerian, Cameroonian nationals jailed over $65,800 fraud in Vietnam

Vietnam court has sentenced three men from Nigeria and Cameroon to 15-18 years in jail for cheating two Vietnamese women to the tune of more than VND1.5 billion ($65,800).
Oghenekaro Peter Etebo is delighted to see Getafe record a win in his maiden LaLiga appearance for the club. Oghenekaro Peter Etebo is delighted to see Getafe record a win in his maiden LaLiga appearance for the club.

Peter Etebo happy to make winning LaLiga debut with Getafe

Oghenekaro Peter Etebo is delighted to see Getafe record a win in his maiden LaLiga appearance for the club.
The Nigerian Army has said that its troops have again successfully dislodged Boka Haram-Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists at Malam Fatori in Abadam Local Government Area of Borno.

Troops clear Boko Haram enclaves, rescue captives in Borno

The Nigerian Army says its troops have cleared Boko Haram terrorists’ hideouts and rescued five captives including an octogenarian, three women and a minor across Borno state in the past few days.
Super Falcons striker Asisat Oshoala has reacted after starting 2020 with a brace in Barcelona’s 3-1 away win against Athletic Bilbao in Sunday’s Primera Iberdrola.

CAF awards: Edwin Okon drums support for Assisat Oshoala

Speaking with a sports radio programme, ahead of tonight’s CAF awards, Okon believes Oshoala will see off the pair of Cameroonian Ajara Nchout and South Africa’s Thembi Kgatlana, who are also in contention for the annual awards.
Super Eagles captain Ahmed Musa played a key role as Al Nassr won the Saudi Arabia Super Cup title following a 5-4 penalty shootout win against Al Taawon at the King Abdullah Stadium on Saturday night.

Super Eagles skipper wins Saudi Super Cup title with Al Nassr

Super Eagles captain Ahmed Musa played a key role as Al Nassr won the Saudi Arabia Super Cup title following a 5-4 penalty shootout win against Al Taawon at the King Abdullah Stadium on Saturday night.
At least 50 people, mostly fishermen, have been killed in raids by Boko Haram terrorists on Lake Chad in late December. The militants had disguised as traders and attacked the fishermen.

Boko Haram gunmen disguise as traders kill 50 fishermen

At least 50 people, mostly fishermen, have been killed in raids by Boko Haram terrorists on Lake Chad in late December. The militants had disguised as traders and attacked the fishermen.
At least 33 Boko Haram militants were killed by Nigerian troops in a gunfight on Sunday, according to military sources on Tuesday.

Boko Haram militants massacre dozens in Lake Chad attack

Suspected Boko Haram militants have killed at least 50 people on an island on Lake Chad, bordering Cameroon and Chad, a local official told the BBC.
Cameroon President Paul Biya attends the Paris Peace Forum, France, November 12, 2019. REUTERS/Charles Platiau

Mixed reaction to Cameroon’s renewed threats to separatists

There have been mixed reactions in Cameroon to President Paul Biya's renewed threat to crush separatist fighters in the country's two English-speaking regions. Many Cameroonians were expecting Biya to announce new peace measures in an end-of-year message.

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Coronavirus lockdown excites married women in Ekiti

Some married women in Ado-Ekiti on Wednesday say the ‘stay-at-home’ order occasioned by the coronavirus pandemic, has turned out to be a blessing in guise for them.
Minister of Health, Prof. Osagie Ehanire has disclosed that Nigeria has recorded 10 new cases of the deadly Coronavirus, bringing the total to 22 cases.

Nigeria opens another coronavirus test site, recruits medical lab scientists

Nigeria now has seven functional laboratories to test for the Covid-19 virus, the health minister, Osagie Ehanire, said on Wednesday.
Co-author of popular early learners English handbook, Brighter Grammar, Ajibola Ogundipe, has died at the age of 92.

President Buhari mourns Nigerian author Phoebean Ogundipe

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday mourned the death of a foremost Nigerian educationist and author, Phoebean Ogundipe.
One of the victims of the fast-spreading coronavirus has reportedly died in Ghana, authorities have confirmed.

Coronavirus death toll hits 196 in African countries

The death toll from the COVID-19 pandemic in African countries has reached 196 as confirmed cases surpassed 5,786, the Africa Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) revealed on Wednesday.
Authorities in Cameroon's capital, Yaounde, have arrested prostitutes who have been visiting coronavirus isolation centres in some hotels and offering their services.

Over 188,000 recover from coronavirus globally

One hundred and eighty-eight thousand, three hundred and fifty-two people have so far recovered globally from the novel coronavirus, according to data published by Worldometers, a website providing real time statistics on the infection around the world.