World Pangolin Day: 1926 Pangolins Killed, 1271kg Scales Seized

    Cameroon joins the rest of the world to celebrate World Pangolin Day on Saturday, February 20, 2024.  Celebrating this unique scaly mammal is aimed at raising awareness and recommitting actions to the fight against the global poaching of pangolins.  The day unites the global community to protect critically endangered pangolins from illegal wildlife trafficking. The plight of pangolins Pangolins are scaly-skinned mammals sometimes mistaken for reptiles. The animal can roll into a ball, exposing only the tough scales for protection when faced with danger. Its scales are made up of ...

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    Will Cameroon Host the AFCON Despite Irregularities?

    Cameroon will be hosting African football with 24 teams for the first time and five stadiums have been authorized by the Confederation of African Football, CAF. The Olembe 60,000-seater stadium will host the opening and closing ceremonies of AFCON 2021. The playground, seats, dressing rooms, training grounds annex 1 and 2 are ready.

    Finishing touches at the entrance and around the stadium, yet to be completed but work is going after a series of strikes by workers demanding outstanding pay.

    The commercial centre and hotel are almost complete, and it should be noted that these are not part of the exigencies of continental football body, CAF. The construction of this complex has been slowed as contactors changed from Italian to Canadian (Magil) now present on site. By November, the stadium would be officially handed over to CAF for the competition.


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