Stories about Sub-Saharan Africa from September, 2019
The Cameroon amputee team was formed in March last year and needs international participation to get recognized by the World Amputee Football Federation. Their journey has been daunting.
For the 1,800 talented students who have trained at the DCMA, this is the only musical home they know, where they can learn and grow as professional musicians and artists.
Cameroon's national dialogues were announced amidst ongoing violence and a new surge of refugees fleeing insecurity — including intimidation, lockdowns and school closures — in the Anglophone northwest and southwest regions.
Kanga sellers in Stone Town, Zanzibar, were told their street-side stalls are "unauthorized informal businesses" that clutter passageways, impinge on Stone Town's original charm and reduces its value.
In response to a five-week long shutdown, a court ordered telecommunications companies to apologise to customers.
Oromo clerics say the EOTC expects Oromo churchgoers to worship in Ge’ez, the church’s liturgical language, or Amharic, the working language of Ethiopia's federal government.
As the youngest player in the 1998 World Cup in France, Eto’o had sterling performances in Cameroon, before switching to Real Madrid as a youth player, at the age of 15.
HIV-positive Cameroonians fear a shortage of free ARV drugs as the Global Fund threatens to pull supplies due to Cameroon's growing $47 million dollar debt.
In Cameroon, separatists have used school boycotts as a bargaining chip. Fighters have killed and kidnapped teachers in English regions to keep schools from opening again until demands are met.
An agreement could see Burundian refugees soon forced to return from Tanzania, despite dangers ahead of Burundi's 2020 elections.
A leader in the liberation struggle, Mugabe’s final years in office were characterized by a catastrophic economic collapse, violent land seizures, abductions, intimidation and a vicious power struggle.
The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) and Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighter from Cameroon will feature in the “Fast and Furious 9” cast as the second African to appear in the franchise.
For exposing government corruption, Nigerian journalist Agba Jalingo has been charged with treason, terrorism, cultism and public disturbance.