Stories about Cameroon from June, 2010
Global: Statistics on Countries Participating in World Cup
SRF from GeoCurrent Events blog writes about the economic geography of the 2010 FIFA World Cup participant countries.
Africa: Africans need CSR
Zulu Mathabo writes an article inspired by the poor performance of African soccer giants in the current FIFA World Cup South Africa 2010. He argues that The African natives need CSR (Consistency, Self-Discipline, Resolution).
Cameroon: On Cameroon's World Cup exit
The Indomitable Lions of Cameroon became the first team to be knocked-out of the World Cup after a 1-2 defeat to Denmark. Here is a tactical perspective from Cameroonian blogger George Fominyen.
Africa: Selling African Knowledge
Scribbles from the Den republishes an article that argues for the need to raise awareness about the value of Intellectual Property (IP) in Africa.
Cameroon: Becoming homeless on a short notice
Phillipe writes about demolition of slums in Cameroon: “Because here in Cameroon, like in some other african countries, there were no relocation plan, and those people at a moment’s notice, became homeless…and most of them are still homeless now.”
50 Years Later, Independence and the Resource Curse in Francophone Africa
Francophone Africa is celebrating 50 years of independence in 2010. Many Africans voices are wondering out loud what is there to celebrate, given the mediocre level of human development achieved since independence.