Africa Cup of Nations: Yaya Toure's  injury worries Cote d' Ivoire
Africa Cup of Nations: Yaya Toure's injury worries Cote d' Ivoire

The Cote d' Ivoire football team is having injury concerns with skipper Yaya Toure struggling after a knock in their 1-0 win over Cameroon in the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon).

Max-Alain Gradel takes Ivory Coast through
Max-Alain Gradel takes Ivory Coast through

Max-Alain Gradel was the hero once again for the Ivory Coast on Wednesday as his thumping strike secured a 1-0 win against Cameroon and took the Elephants into the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals.

Cameroon and Ivory Coast aim to forget mediocre starts
Cameroon and Ivory Coast aim to forget mediocre starts

Heavyweight contenders Cameroon and Ivory Coast will try to forget mediocre starts to the African Nations Cup when they play their second Group D matches later on Saturday. 

Cameroon says German hostage held by Boko Haram freed

Nigeria A German hostage kidnapped by Boko Haram in Nigeria six months ago has been freed after a military raid led by Cameroonian forces and their allies, Cameroon said Wednesday.

Africa Cup of Nations: Cameroon, Ivory Coast escape shock defeats
Africa Cup of Nations: Cameroon, Ivory Coast escape shock defeats

Powerhouses Cameroon and Ivory Coast both battled back from a goal down to avoid shock defeats as they drew 1-1 with Mali and Guinea respectively in the African Nations Cup on Tuesday.

Mistrust between Nigeria, Cameroon stalls fight against Boko Haram

Mistrust between Nigeria and neighbouring Cameroon as well as disagreements over how to deploy troops against Boko Haram have stalled efforts to set up a regional force to combat the Islamist militants.

10,000 Cameroonians flee inland after Boko Haram attacks

Cameroon's government says that more than 10,000 panic-stricken Cameroonians have fled areas that border Nigeria for safer locations in the wake of attacks by Nigeria's Islamic militant group Boko Haram.

UN condemns Boko Haram attacks

 The UN Security Council has strongly condemned the recent increase in Boko Haram attacks, and demanded that the Islamist extremist group immediately cease all hostilities, media reported Tuesday.

Cameroon frees 24 hostages after suspected Boko Haram kidnapping

Cameroon`s army has freed 24 of some 80 hostages kidnapped during a cross-border attack by suspected Boko Haram Islamist fighters based in neighbouring Nigeria, a defence ministry spokesman said on Monday.

UN Security Council backs Africa force to fight Boko Haram

The UN Security Council urged central African countries on Monday to step up plans for a multinational force to fight Boko Haram, in its first overall response to the threat posed by the Nigerian jihadists.

Boko Haram frees hostages as Chad enters regional fight

Boko Haram freed two dozen hostages after a mass abduction by its militants in Cameroon, as Chad prepared on Monday to engage in the international battle against the extremist group.

Ivory Coast, Cameroon begin Cup of Nations bids
Ivory Coast, Cameroon begin Cup of Nations bids

The Ivory Coast begin their latest bid for Africa Cup of Nations glory on Tuesday when they take on west African neighbors Guinea in Group D in Malabo before Cameroon and Mali clash.

Suspected Boko Haram fighters kidnap around 80 in Cameroon

Suspected Boko Haram Islamist fighters from Nigeria kidnapped around 80 people, many of them children, and killed three others on Sunday in a cross-border attack on villages in northern Cameroon, army and government officials said.

Chadian soldiers arrive in Cameroon to battle Boko Haram

A contingent of soldiers from Chad has arrived in northern Cameroon where it will deploy to the Nigerian border as part of efforts to contain the Boko Haram insurgency, a spokesman for Cameroon`s defence ministry said on Sunday.

Thousands see off Chadian troops to fight Boko Haram

Tens of thousands of people joined a march in N`Djamena on Saturday in support of Chadian troops heading to Nigeria and Cameroon to fight the Islamist group Boko Haram.

Nigeria's neighbours band together to fight Boko Haram

Cameroon, Chad and Niger have launched a regional bid to combat the Boko Haram Islamists, as their attacks spread beyond Nigeria and concern mounts over the Nigerians' failure to regain control.

Chad armoured column heads for Cameroon to fight Boko Haram

Dozens of Chadian tanks headed out of the capital Friday south towards Cameroon to help fight Nigeria`s dreaded Boko Haram insurgents.

Chad army vehicles head for Cameroon to fight Boko Haram

Dozens of Chadian tanks headed out of the capital Friday south towards Cameroon to help fight Nigeria`s dreaded Boko Haram insurgents.

Chad to send troops to Cameroon to fight Boko Haram

Cameroon`s President Paul Biya announced Thursday that neighbouring Chad will send troops to aid his country`s army fight Boko Haram militants from Nigeria, a government spokesman said.

Thousands flee Nigeria after Boko Haram attack, Niger, Chad struggle

Some 20,000 Nigerians have fled to Chad, Niger and Cameroon in the past two weeks after their towns and villages were attacked by Islamist sect Boko Haram, according to the United Nations and government figures.