Stories about Cameroon from February, 2007
Cameroon: Journey Through Basaa Country
Sanaga Peregrinations posts (Fr) pictures of a recent trip through “the red land of [her] ancestors”, Basaa country in Cameroon. The photo-journey takes us through Edea, Boumnyebel, the pierced grotto of Ngog Lituba and finally the entrance of her village.
Cameroon: youth is a state of mind
Mwalimu George Ngwane discusses youth and politics in Africa, “Language experts, psychologists and political observers would want to give the word ‘youth’ an elastic definition of. ‘Youth is a state of mind’. It is indeed such a blanket definition that has motivated political Methuselahs to stay in power in Africa...
Cameroon: painting the African childhood
Mshairi writes about Cameroonian artist, Florence Béal-Nénakwé: an ‘artist-painter who paints the reminiscences of the African childhood’.
Africa: reading Chinua Achebe
Enanga's Pov on reading Chinua Achebe, “One of them was Chinua Achebe’s essay, An image of Africa: Racism in Conrad’s Heart of Darkness. Never have I, on reading something, agreed with someone so strongly that it brought the tears to my eyes. Never have I admired a writer more.”
Africa: Toko Blaze Live Video
Arkayog posts (Fr) a video of a performance by Ivoiro-Cameroonian French reggae artist Toko Blaze who — if you aren't yet confused — was born in Niger.
Cameroon: English newspaper goes online
One of the most popular English newspaper in Cameroon, Eden, has recently established its presence online, writes Dibussi Tande.