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Soldiers defeat Islamic extremist fighters in north Nigeria

Sep 13, 2014

Soldiers defeat Islamic extremist fighters in north Nigeria

Soldiers killed scores of Islamic extremists in a rare victory as the insurgents advanced on a town near the northeast city of Maiduguri, an officer and other witnesses said. #United States #World #NewsTracker #Cameroon #islamic-state #North Nigeria
Boko Haram gains foothold in Cameroon, begins recruitment drive

Aug 08, 2014

Boko Haram gains foothold in Cameroon, begins recruitment drive

Precise figures are unavailable on how many young Cameroonians have been recruited by Boko Haram, but security sources estimate the number to be in the hundreds. #Terrorism #Taliban #Nigeria #Boko Haram #Cameroon #Bring back our girls #School girls kidnapped #Amadou Ali
Photos Move over Michelle Obama, Cameroon's first lady and her hair are here

Aug 05, 2014

Photos Move over Michelle Obama, Cameroon's first lady and her hair are here

Everyday is a good hair day for Chantal Biya - the first lady of Cameroon who has been the focus of international attention with her headline grabbing hair. It's large, it's red, it's brown and oh goodness - it has personality. So much personality. Take a look: #Hair #ImagesOfTheDay #photos #first lady #Cameroon #Chantal Biya #Epic hair
Obama to focus on rising Islamist violence at Africa summit

Aug 04, 2014

Obama to focus on rising Islamist violence at Africa summit

While insecurity created by Boko Haram in Nigeria and Cameroon, or by the Shebab in Somalia and parts of Kenya and Uganda, is plainly worrying, the US is wary about increasing direct military support to these governments. #Barack Obama #US #ConnectTheDots #Nigeria #Kenya #Uganda #Boko Haram #African Union #Joseph Kony #Lord's Resistance Army #Cameroon #Africa Summit #Shebab #Islamists Extremism
Boko Haram kidnap wife of Cameroon's vice PM, kill 3

Jul 28, 2014

Boko Haram kidnap wife of Cameroon's vice PM, kill 3

Boko Haram, the Nigerian Islamist militant group, has stepped up cross-border attacks into Cameroon in recent weeks as Cameroon has deployed troops to the region, joining international efforts to combat the militants. #Terrorism #Taliban #Nigeria #Boko Haram #Cameroon #Bring back our girls #School girls kidnapped #Amadou Ali

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Why hasn't a team from Africa won the FIFA World Cup?

Jan 22, 2013

Why hasn't a team from Africa won the FIFA World Cup?

The African Nations Cup gives us a chance of looking at Africa's finest teams and wonder once again: why have they despite all their talent not yet won the World Cup #OnOurMind #Nigeria #KickingAround #Ghana #Cameroon
Why hasn't a team from Africa won the FIFA World Cup?

Sep 30, 2014

Spirits to overtake Guinness in Diageo's African drinks drive

Guinness maker Diageo is relying on spirits such as Johnnie Walker whisky and Smirnoff vodka to drive expansion in Africa as economic growth boosts incomes and demand climbs for premium drinks. Diageo is in the process of registering a distribution c... #Africa #Diageo plc #Smirnoff #Ethiopia #Angola #International Monetary Fund #SABMiller #Bloomberg
Why hasn't a team from Africa won the FIFA World Cup?

Sep 23, 2014

Boko Haram Leader Abubakar Shekau Reported Killed Again — This Time by Cameroon's Army, and they have a picture to back their claim

Nigerian security forces are investigating reports that Abubakar Shekau, the notorious leader of the Boko Haram extremist group waging an Islamist insurgency in the country's north, has been killed in fighting.   It is by far from the first report of... #Boko Haram #Nigeria #Al-Shabab
Why hasn't a team from Africa won the FIFA World Cup?

Sep 21, 2014

News24.com | 4 killed in Boko Haram attack in Cameroon

Four civilians have been killed in the remote north of Cameroon in a cross-border attack by Boko Haram militants... #Boko Haram #Nigeria #Al-Shabab