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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Within the late 1830’s in the oceanic department in the south region of Cameroon, existed the village called Bitin. The habitual fishing passion of prince Fong, let to the acquaintance and union with princess Ngela. This union became very strong that it led into matrimony. Though the king was against it because the origin of […]

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Garoua is part of the North Cameroon region and is its capital. Garoua, one of the first cities to be built before colonization, is the third most populated city in the country with 490,000 inhabitants. It is located 935 km from Yaoundé, the capital of the country, and its highest point is 249 metres above […]

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From the Bamon land came two brothers (twin) whose father was an heir to the throne. When their father ascended the throne of authority and leadership, he became worried to the extent that it affected his health. The thought of what will become of his twins kept him worried, and their constitution as of that […]

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The association, Future of the Muslim Woman is an organisation that aims to promote the professional integration of Muslim women; train them in professions such as sewing, cosmetology, dyeing, soap making, agriculture and agro-food processing to contribute to the fight against unemployment and poverty. The idea came from Mrs. Fadimatou DODO, a dynamic woman from […]

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The Kaba Ngondo use to be one of the most prestigious manner of dressing during a celebration or a festival of the Bulu people, explained Tanguep Tela Edwige a daughter of the soil who was not so bright in school. Tela Edwige passion for producing the much admired outfit was ignited from the profession of […]

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“For me art is both a kind of entity and a series of questions, it is the link between the visible and the invisible where the past, the present and the future mingle.”  This is how the young BOUBA HERMANN is defines arts. He is a painter, Cameroonian from the North Cameroon region. He was […]

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Baobab powder, fonio flour, rice flour, turmeric powder, red and white millet flour… The C2 shop in the artisanal village of Garoua is a real grandmother’s attic. It contains almost all the cereals available in the region as well as many other agri-food products. The owner, Mrs. Mvogo Élise Christelle welcomes us with a warm […]

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In the early 1932, the people of Oyenga use to perform some sacrifices to their forefathers in a situation where a crime is committed for attornment of sins. “These sacrifices ranges from yam tubers to bloodshed depending on the nature of offense.” Explained by NVONDO Pierre, one of the offspring of this ethnic group. Their […]

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This colorful toy made from fallen wood are made for children to use as didactic materials and decorative toys. The artist, Tongue Matthias who originates from the West region of Cameroon, owns a workshop known as “Le bois s’amuse” which means wood having fun, specializes in the creation of diverse puzzle toys that parents buy […]

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From our artisan (sculpture) in Ebolowa, South region of Cameroon. Out from the soil which keeps the uniqueness and identity of the Bassa clan originates the Bipoun’s family. BIPOUN Charles is my name, an offspring of Mr. Bipoun Samuel, former military officer who served Cameroon with dignity. The Story My father Bipoun Samuel born around […]

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