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Africa’s most prominent soccer championship, the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), has twice been pushed forward. The first postponement was because Cameroon was deemed unprepared to host the games, and the second was because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Confederation of African Football (CAF) — Africa’s soccer governing body — is now being asked if the escalating violence in the country’s Anglophone regions poses too great a threat to spectators and team safety. A vicious civil war has been raging in Cameroon’s English-speaking areas, whose people make up 20% of the Central African country, since September 2017. The clashes are […]

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