Latest Cameroon News

Glencore agrees to pay Congo $180 million over bribery case

Dec. 05, 2022 13:55 PM EST

BAAR, Switzerland (AP) — Commodities company Glencore said Monday that it has reached an agreement with the Democratic Republic of Congo to pay $180 million over bribery allegations spanning from 2007 to 2018. It comes months after the Anglo-Swiss company announced deals with...

Cameroon is first African team to beat Brazil at World Cup

Dec. 02, 2022 18:24 PM EST

LUSAIL, Qatar (AP) — Cameroon coach Rigobert Song came full circle on a memorable and bittersweet night for African soccer. Jerome Ngom Mbekeli, the only member of Cameroon’s team who plays for a Cameroonian club, made an inspiring run and cross to set up Vincent Aboubakar’s...

Brazil wins group despite 1-0 loss to Cameroon at World Cup

Dec. 02, 2022 17:38 PM EST

LUSAIL, Qatar (AP) — Vincent Aboubakar’s powerful header was historic for Cameroon and Africa at the World Cup. The stoppage-time goal didn't help Cameroon reach the round of 16 despite the team's 1-0 win over Brazil's reserves on Friday. But it handed the five-time champions...

World Cup Viewer's Guide: Final day of group stage

Dec. 01, 2022 14:44 PM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Brazil and Portugal already advanced into the knockout round so the focus on the final day of World Cup group play should be on the six other teams trying to avoid elimination. Serbia, Switzerland, Cameroon, South Korea, Ghana and Uruguay all have a chance on...

Brazil rotates squad, Cameroon fights for World Cup survival

Dec. 01, 2022 08:56 AM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Still without Neymar and already secured in the round of 16, Brazil will use its last group game at the World Cup to give playing time to its reserves. Brazil coach Tite was expected to make changes in every position for the match against Cameroon on Friday, when...

Defense coming through for attack-minded Brazil at World Cup

Nov. 30, 2022 10:34 AM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — For all the attacking power that Brazil brought to the World Cup, the defense has been impressing the most for the five-time champion in Qatar. After two matches, Brazil is yet to allow an attempt on target, and goalkeeper Alisson has been mostly a spectator. ...

Cameroon goalkeeper Onana leaves World Cup after dispute

Nov. 29, 2022 10:26 AM EST

AL RAYYAN, Qatar (AP) — Cameroon goalkeeper Andre Onana apparently left the World Cup on Tuesday and was heading home after being dropped from the country's squad for disciplinary reasons. A photo posted by a Cameroonian journalist on social media showed the Inter Milan goalkeeper...

Cameroon stages World Cup comeback after dropping goalkeeper

Nov. 28, 2022 13:21 PM EST

AL WAKRAH, Qatar (AP) — Cameroon staged an impressive comeback in a 3-3 draw against Serbia at the World Cup despite replacing its goalkeeper at the last minute. Andre Onana, who plays for Italian club Inter Milan, wasn't in Cameroon's lineup or even at the stadium to watch the...

Landslide kills at least 14 at funeral in Cameroon's capital

Nov. 27, 2022 16:39 PM EST

YAOUNDE, Cameroon (AP) — A landslide during a funeral ceremony in Cameroon's capital on Sunday has left at least 14 people dead, the regional governor said. Dozens of others were missing as rescue crews dug through the rubble with flashlights. Centre Regional Gov. Naseri Paul Bea...

After 1st-round defeats, Cameroon, Serbia need World Cup win

Nov. 27, 2022 05:26 AM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — After failing to score and losing their opening games, both Cameroon and Serbia need their strikers on target when they meet Monday at the World Cup. “The highest level is unforgiving,” Cameroon coach Rigobert Song said after his team's opening 1-0 loss to...