Lambert Mbom
CAF Details Prize Money

CAF Details Prize Money

Abidjan – The Confederation of African Football released detailed amounts of the prize money that teams participating at the ongoing African Cup of Nations in Cote D’Ivoire shall take home. The six teams that failed to qualify for the 16 round of the competition...

Winners, Losers, and Neuters: The Story of the First Games.

Winners, Losers, and Neuters: The Story of the First Games.

Cote D’Ivoire – The first of three games to be played by each of the 24 teams is now in the books and the contours of the competition are beginning to take shape. The 12 games played this far registered six victories and six draws and 27 goals. Two years ago in...

Where are the African Football Players at AFCON 2023 Based?

Where are the African Football Players at AFCON 2023 Based?

Cote D’Ivoire – The 24 African teams participating in the TotalEnergies African Cup of Nations currently taking place in Cote D'Ivoire have assembled 625 players from across the world with most of the players coming from Europe. In all, these players are...

CAF increases AFCON Prize money to seven million dollars

CAF increases AFCON Prize money to seven million dollars

The winner of the forthcoming TotalEnergies African Cup of Nations (AFCON) scheduled to take place in Cote d’Ivoire from Jan.13 through Feb.11, 2024 shall rake in $7 million, a 40 percent increase from the previous AFCON held in Cameroon in 2022, according to a recent...

United States Catholic Bishops Approve the petition

United States Catholic Bishops Approve the petition

Baltimore, MD— At their plenary meeting in Baltimore, the seat of the Catholic Church in America, Catholic Bishops of the United States of America consented unanimously to write a letter to Pope Francis in support of the proposal by their colleagues in England and...

The “Truth” About Bishop Bibi: A Riposte!

The “Truth” About Bishop Bibi: A Riposte!

Dear and Rev Fr, Thanks very much for this very salacious piece which portrays “nicodemously” albeit a personal vendetta against Bishop Bibi. Evidently you are a priest of Buea diocese, a mole or better still a fly on the Bishop’s wall. Sadly, you have defined...

International Religious Freedom

International Religious Freedom

US Organizes the Second Ministerial to Advance International Religious Freedom Washington D.C. – Over one thousand religious leaders and civil society delegates are gathering at the U.S. State department for the second Ministerial to advance Religious Freedom from...

African Development Bank Group Holds 2022 Annual Meetings

African Development Bank Group Holds 2022 Annual Meetings

The 57th Annual Meetings of the African Development Bank and the 48th meeting of the African Development Fund (ADF), the bank’s concessional lending window, kicked off in Accra Ghana on Monday May 23. Scheduled to run through Friday May 27, the 2022 meetings are...

FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Draws!

FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Draws!

  Today’s draws shall have the eight groups named horizontally from A to H. Tier one shall be all the teams in Pot 1, Tier two shall be teams in Pot 2, Tier three shall be all the teams in Pot 3 and Tier four shall be the teams in Pot four. Teams have been...

Which African Soccer Giants Will Qualify for World Cup 2022?

Which African Soccer Giants Will Qualify for World Cup 2022?

Ten African soccer giants shall compete over the next five days for the five spots reserved to Africa for the FIFA 2022 World Cup jamboree billed for December 2022 in Qatar. Today Friday March 25, 2022 shall witness the following schedules: Egypt vs Senegal Mali vs...

Bishop Bibi Turns 50! Let them say. By Lambert Mbom.

Bishop Bibi Turns 50! Let them say. By Lambert Mbom.

Birthday anniversaries are milestones that set markers on one’s life trajectory. Fifty is such a golden age and a time for great celebrations. While such celebrations seem perfunctory, they carry immense significance. It is a celebration of life, of a journey and of...

Euro 2020: Blacks in the European Nations’ Cup.

Euro 2020: Blacks in the European Nations’ Cup.

The 2020 European Nations' soccer jamboree enters its second phase today with the knock off round of 16. Given Europe’s checkered history with Africa especially with respect to colonialism and racism, it seems fitting to enjoy the beauty of the European competition...

Let’s Celebrate African Women! By Lambert Mbom

March is often celebrated as Women’s History Month. March 8th is International Women’s day and I decided to celebrate this month by writing profiles of 31 African immigrant women across different disciplines whom I could showcase to my daughters as role models. I...

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