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The Court of Arbitration for sport(CAS), the body in charge of disputes in sports annulled the re-election of Ivorian General Lassana Palenfo as president of the Association of National Olympic Committees of Africa (ANOCA) in May 2017. This decision by CAS is a positive response to the appeal made by the president of Cameroonian National Olympic Committee, Hamad Kalkaba MALBOUM. This announced was made by the senior vice-president acting as ANOCA president, Mustafa Berraf, by correspondance to member countries. So, elections of the ANOCA president shall take place. And the current president of the Confederation of African Athletics(CAA) will be able to submit his candidacy to the position of president as sanctions taken against him are expunged.