• Buea Mount Cameroon Race: Kenya’s Charles Kipsang dies of Heart Attack

    Buea Mount Cameroon Race: Kenya’s Charles Kipsang dies of Heart Attack

    36 year-old Kenyan athlete by name Charles Kipsang, participant at the 29th edition of the Mount Cameroon Race of Hope, collapsed and dies of heart attack. Information gathered holds that, Kipsang was transported to the Buea Regional Hospital where he gave up the ghost. Despite numerous efforts to reanimate him at the Molyko Omnisport stadium […]

  • Buea: mountain race kicks off amid tight security

    Buea: mountain race kicks off amid tight security

    The 29th edition of Mount Cameroon Race, Africa’s oldest international athletic competition, kicked off early Saturday in Southwest, one of the two English-speaking regions of the country torn by a separatist armed conflict. Cameroon’s Minister of Sports and Physical Education, Narcisse Mouelle Kombi, who presided at the opening ceremony, said tight security measures have been […]

  • Buea: Additional troops deployed ahead of Mountain Race of Hope

    Buea: Additional troops deployed ahead of Mountain Race of Hope

    Cameroon has deployed additional troops to the country’s war-torn English-speaking region of Southwest to ensure security of Mount Cameroon Race of Hope, Africa’s oldest international athletic competition, an official said on Friday. “The local people are proud of this event and they want it to be successful. The forces of law and order have been […]

  • Senegal’s President Sall agrees to step down in April but sets no poll date

    Senegal’s President Sall agrees to step down in April but sets no poll date

    Senegal’s President Macky Sall has said he will leave office when his term comes to an end on 2 April, but tensions remain over an election date. His recent decision to delay the vote, originally scheduled for Sunday, to mid-December sparked deadly protests. In a televised interview, Mr Sall said an election date would now […]

  • Germany legalises cannabis, but makes it hard to buy

    Germany legalises cannabis, but makes it hard to buy

    The German parliament has backed a new law to allow the recreational use of cannabis. Under the law, over-18s in Germany will be allowed to possess substantial amounts of cannabis, but strict rules will make it difficult to buy the drug. Smoking cannabis in many public spaces will become legal from 1 April. Possession of […]

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