The Minister of Small and Medium Enterprises of Social Economy and Handicrafts, Achille Basiliken III chaired this January 15, 2020, the official opening ceremony of the of Adamaoua Artisanal Village. The new craft village of Adamaoua, a result of the Prime Minister’s decree of 7 January 2013 creating craft villages in the ten regions of […]

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Cameroon, Africa in miniature they say. It is said this beautiful tropical country is blessed with all six ecosystems found in Africa on its landscape. The geographical position and criteria of this beautiful country characterises the kind of people that have settled here since the dawn of time. This beautiful country harbours more than 200 […]

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She started some three years ago by simply designing these sandals and then takes them to a professional cobbler to couple. However, this process consumes a lot of time and costs almost half the price of the final product. To remedy the situation, she has over the years learned the art herself and has invested […]

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  The city of Maroua with a population of 400.000 is among the top five cities in Cameroon. Located in the far north of Cameroon, in the Diamaré department, Maroua is built at an altitude of 284 m, 1,148 kilometres from Yaoundé, the national capital. The city of Maroua is criss-crossed by large tree-lined avenues […]

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A pair of sculpted objects known as “ Damjieux” which represents love and unity, significant in traditional weddings in ancient times now lost due to modernism Africa is known for its vast and unique culture and traditions and being a continent which harbours extensive ethnic groups, it’s cultural wealth is huge and more than significant. […]

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What do you think of when you hear the name? Many would think it is a little bird. But in the northern region you will be told right away that it is a terracotta container that is widely used in the locality. You will find it in public places (mosques, markets) and in private homes. […]

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Beside the beach of Limbe, is a monument with a picture and name of Alfred Saker with the following inscription: Alfred Saker, Missionary to Africa, who landed, founded and named the Township Victoria. Tablet erected in memory of his devoted work to mark the Centenary of Victoria, 1858-1958. This tablet is erected in memory of […]

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The Bakweri (or Kwe) are ancient fierce fighters, traditionally spiritual, customs-abiding and agriculturalist Mokwe-speaking people of Bantu origins who live on the steep but fertile slopes of the Cameroon Mountain (Mt Fako) in the Republic of Cameroon. They are closely related to Cameroon’s coastal peoples (the Sawa), particularly the Duala and Isubu. They live primarily […]

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At the end of this year, there are many cultural festivals on both sides, and the Fali people of North Cameroon are not to be outdone. From 19 to 22 December 2019, in the city of Pitoa, the first edition of the cultural festival of the Fali people was held. The Fali people are a […]

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Kribi is a town and port located in Southwestern Cameroon. It lies at the age of the tropical rainforest zone, on the gulf of Guinea of the Atlantic Ocean. In 1828 commercial factories were constructed in Kribi to trade cheap manufactured import from ivory, rubber, palm oil to other products. This led to the creation […]

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Kaba Ngondo is the name of the traditional dress of the Sawa women in Cameroon. This traditional clothing of the coastal peoples originated from wives of missionaries during the colonial period. It could even be said specifically that it was created by Hélène Saker, the wife of missionary Alfred Saker. Hélène Saker created this large […]

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One thing which is certain is that the city of Limbe is a very busy place both during the day and in the night time. The CHURCH STREET dubbed ‘the street that never sleeps’, is at the heart of the town and one such place that paints a perfect picture of how the festive period […]

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