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CAF confirms change In 2019 AFCON dates

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has changed the dates for the 2019 Total Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON). CAF communicated on Monday that hosts Egypt requested for a change of dates for the tournament that will attract 24 teams for the first time. “During …

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Cameroon to free 289 anglophone separatists: minister

Yaoundé, Cameroon | AFP | Nearly 300 people who were arrested in connection with Cameroon’s anglophone crisis will be released on Friday, a day after being pardoned by President Paul Biya, the defence minister said. “Those benefitting from the offer of clemency granted by the head of state will be …

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US calls for ‘immediate’ dialogue over Cameroon conflict

United Nations, United States | AFP | The United States on Thursday called for “immediate and broad-based reconciliatory dialogue” in between Cameroon’s government and separatists, urging talks “without pre-conditions.” “We urge all sides to forswear violence, to restore peace, and to resolve their grievances through political dialogue,” said Jonathan Cohen, …

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THIS WEEK: CAF drops Cameroon as 2019 AFCON hosts

THIS WEEK: CAF drops Cameroon as 2019 AFCON hosts Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has withdrawn the hosting rights for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) from Cameroon. “Today [Nov 30], the Executive Committee met in Accra, Ghana and has decided that the …

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D-day for 2019 Africa Cup of Nations hosts Cameroon

Cairo, Egypt | AFP | The Confederation of African Football (CAF) will discuss Friday in Accra the staging of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations following reports that host nation Cameroon’s preparations were in difficulties. The executive committee meets in the Ghanaian capital Accra on the sidelines of the Africa …

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