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The Beti people are a central Africa ethnic group primarily found in central Cameroon. They are also found in Equatorial Guinea and northern Gabon. They are closely related to the Bulu people, the Fang people and the Yaoundé, who are all sometimes grouped as Beti-Pahuin peoples. The Beti are found in northern regions of their joint demographic distributions, the Fang in the southern regions, and others in […]

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The Bassa are a native Bantu people of Cameroon, extending right into West Africa, where they constitute numerous families. Their scattered location derives not only from the migratory movements which led to the fanning out of certain large tribes, but also from the effects of colonisation. The genealogy of the Bassa The Bassa are unanimous […]

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Curved on a piece of red wood for hours, the young Ngaya works with all possible concentration to give form to the material, like the creator at work. Seriousness can be seen on her face as well as determination. After long hours of work, he takes a break that is not in fact a break, […]

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Image of some African-American tourists who traced their DNAs to Cameroon. It was an independent state of the Isubu people of Cameroon. In 1884, it was annexed by the Germans and incorporated in the colony of Kamerun. It lies in Southwest Region, to the south of Mount Cameroon and to the west of the Wouri […]

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Langllo Flekem, a young producer and seller of watermelons who rubs his hands in Garoua This young man has made the production and marketing of watermelons his passion. In this period marked by the strong presence of these fruits on the market, very much in demand by the inhabitants of the town of Garoua in […]

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Archaeological findings in the area of Kribi and Lobe attest to human presence in the territory before the legal and generally known history of Cameroon, this section is not included in Cameroon History for lack of reliable source. The first people to arrive the Kribi area as generally called today were the Pygmies, who moved […]

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Cameroon, land of glory and cradle to the Chariot of the gods. From history to art to culture to the outdoors, the country’s attractions are plentiful. Whether this is one of your trips or your first trip to Cameroon, there is no shortage of things to do and see in Cameroon especially in the beautiful […]

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Formerly called Victoria, it was founded in the southern slopes of Mount Cameroon in 1858 by Alfred Saker, a British missionary, naming the place after queen Victoria, the then queen of England. Though it was under the British missionaries then, in the later years it experienced transitions in terms of colonial administrations; from the British […]

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The loincloth takes its name from the Latin term pannus, which refers to a piece of cloth. In Spanish, it is referred to as paño, which also means fabric or clothing. Nowadays defined as printed fabric, a piece of cotton canvas, fabric or braided/woven vegetable material is referred to as a loincloth. The loincloth is […]

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Each African Bead carries its own story and a rich history behind it. Many will have had numerous owners, and seen multiple continents by the time they arrive to you. African beads and jewelry have played an enormous role in the culture, fashion, economy, and artistic expression of the African people. Today, they are cherished […]

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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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