• CAF and FIFA Mafia: Ahmad Ahmad is gone; Hayatou is back, Infantino supporting African football’s restart in Yaoundé

    CAF and FIFA Mafia: Ahmad Ahmad is gone; Hayatou is back, Infantino supporting African football’s restart in Yaoundé

    FIFA President Gianni Infantino concluded a two-day trip to Cameroon, where he has met with dignitaries of the country and key officials from the Confederation of African Football (CAF) and the Cameroonian Football Association (Fecafoot). The trip coincided with the start of the African Nations Championship (CHAN), which is being hosted in three Cameroon cities […]

  • CPDM Crime Syndicate: Court denies request to release opposition leaders

    CPDM Crime Syndicate: Court denies request to release opposition leaders

    On January 12, an appeals court in Cameroon rejected legal efforts to secure the release of Olivier Bibou Nissack and Alain Fogue Tedom, two prominent members of the country’s main opposition party, Cameroon Renaissance Movement (Mouvement pour la renaissance du Cameroun, MRC), as well as twenty other MRC members. They were arrested in September 2020 […]

  • US: Cities brace for violence ahead of inauguration

    US: Cities brace for violence ahead of inauguration

    Ten days after rioters breached the U.S. Capitol in a deadly attack that stunned the world, cities nationwide were girding for a potential new wave of violent protests over the weekend, erecting barriers and deploying thousands of National Guard troops. The FBI warned police agencies of possible armed demonstrations outside all 50 state capitol buildings […]

  • Uganda’s Bobi Wine still under ‘house arrest’ after poll

    Uganda’s Bobi Wine still under ‘house arrest’ after poll

    Ugandan opposition leader Bobi Wine remains under “house arrest”, his party said on Sunday, after a disputed election returned President Yoweri Museveni to office for a sixth term. The former ragga singer turned lawmaker came second in the presidential election, and has said the process was marred by widespread fraud and violence. He has not […]

  • Yaounde: Issa Hayatou installed as Honorary President of CAF

    Yaounde: Issa Hayatou installed as Honorary President of CAF

    Issa Hayatou was installed Friday in Yaoundé in his new football portfolio as honorary president of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) which he headed from 1988 to March 2017. The ceremony took place in the presence of Gianni Infantino President of FIFA and Constant Omari, the interim president of CAF and many presidents of […]

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