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Cameroon reduces end hours of school activities and work to allow people watch AFCON

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The government of Cameroon has temporarily reduced ending hours of all school activities and work of government activities to allow people of Cameroon to watch the ongoing African Cup of Nations taking place in the country.

The government directive was issued on Friday and will be effective Monday 17th January till February 4th when the tournament is expected to end.

School activities will start at 7:30 end at 1: PM WAT (West African Time) while work will start at 7:30 and end 2:PM WAT.

The directive is “aims at enabling Cameroonians to take an active part in this major continental event” according to the statement released by the Prime Minister’s office.

AFCON 2021 started on January 9th and will see all 54 games in the competition hosted in one country – Cameroon.

This arrangement will only apply to government workers and students in public schools.

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