In the Akwa District of Douala, Cameroon’s economic capital is found one of the largest rivers in Cameroon the River Wouri.  From this beautiful estuary that cuts across Douala was derived the name of our Country Cameroon. The Portuguese navigator and explorer Fernão do Pó or Fernando Poo, is believed to be the first European to explore […]

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Yaoundé is a fantastic city to explore for food, music and entertainment. With some of Cameroon’s best restaurants, hotels and monuments, there are many sites and attractions to discover. From the great live band at Yao Ba to a walk around EcoPark, here are the top things to do in Yaoundé. Take a walk along […]

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Like most Bamileke art, Juju hats (or Tyn, as they were originally called), are created specifically for use at royal festivals or ceremonies. The juju hats have come a long way from being traditional ceremonial headdress to adorning beautiful interior designer homes as contemporary wall hanging. We commonly find them in almost all bright colors […]

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The Société de développement du coton (Sodecoton) is a Cameroonian state-owned company created in 1974 to manage the cotton sector. Its mission is to organize the production and marketing of cotton throughout the country, and also to supervise cotton producers, the production and marketing of cotton-fibre, cotton oil, cotton cake. It has several production sites […]

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Since 1992, young craftsmen have been meeting near the Garoua urban community building to sell small items they make themselves to the many tourists who visit the northern region. Later, the community will decide to support these young people by building a building to shelter them. This building, well known in the town of Garoua, […]

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A young versatile craftsman from the Mayo-Louti department in the northern region, this artist is making a name for himself these days through his works. Thanks to the exhibition of his painting reflecting Cameroonian living together and cultural diversity, he attracted the attention of the public and the jury during the 7th edition of the […]

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The Mengong people used to be a small ethnic group found before Ebolowa in the south region of Cameroon with their own culture and tradition. The people live with no violence and atrocity and have their own small gods they pray to. “Finenge” use to be the god of the wind which blows farm riches […]

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Cameroon being Africa in miniature is blessed with all six types of ecosystems within its surface area. The littoral region is characterized more with a marine ecosystem as it is surrounded by many water bodies.  The Mungo River, being one these significant water bodies has a catchment area of 4,200 square kilometers (1,600 sq mi). The river is […]

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It is with a big smile on her face that the winner of the first prize of the regional selection of artisans of the North welcomes us. For her, it is a dream come true because this award opens the doors of the International Crafts Fair of Cameroon (SIARC). SIARC is a biennial event for […]

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The ‘NGONDO’ is an annual cultural and traditional festival organized each year by the Sawa people of the Littoral region of Cameroon. The Duala (or Sawa people) is an ethnic group of Cameroon who primarily inhabits the littoral and southwest region of Cameroon and form a portion of the Sawabantu or “coastal people” of Cameroon. The Duala are related to several ethnic groups […]

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The crafts exhibition was held under the patronage of the governor of the South West Region, from the 14th-16th November 2019 under the theme; The Handicrafts sector; courageously striding towards migrating from informal to formal. The exhibition aimed at bringing together craftsmen and women in the South West region to showcase their crafts and promote […]

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“The one big water body, once guided by some two brothers of same parents for several years, and whose leadership has been handed down from one generation to the next became divided in the early 50’s.” explained Mr. Elle Nyangon, regional president of artisans, south region of Cameroon. The Bangang clan, Balanchi and Bacham clan […]

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