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Cameroon Culture Explained

Cameroon is often qualified as Africa in miniature because of its rich cultural and geographical diversity. In spite of this diversity, the country has been demarcated into cultural zones (Spheres). This diversity is manifested in more than two hundred and … Read More

15 Delicious Cameroonian Foods

Cameroon being a richly culturally diverse country is not short of diversity when it comes to food. A country blessed by fertile soil in all its ten regions is swimming in food. It is known as the bread basket of … Read More

Brief History of Cameroon

Cameroon, country lying at the junction of western and central Africa. Its ethnically diverse population is among the most urban in western Africa. The capital is Yaoundé, located in the south-central part of the country. CameroonEncyclopædia Britannica, Inc. The country’s name is derived from Rio dos Camarões … Read More

The Origin of the Nso Dynasty

The Banso people are from the Bamenda grass fields Northwest Region of Cameroon. Their traditional language is Lamnso (language of Banso) and their capital is Kumbo – where the Palace of the Fon is found. Summary History The Nso’ people migrated from Tikari in the Adamawa Region of Cameroon … Read More

The History of the Bamilekes

The Bamileke people live in western Cameroon, in a landlocked area, several tens of kilometers from Nigeria, located on high plateaus. Let’s explore their social organization. In the area inhabited by the Bamileke, the climate is cool and the vegetation … Read More

Mousgoums of Mourla Huts

The shell squares take their name from their conical shape, streaked with many grooves that serve both as scaffolding during construction, buttresses, and water drainage system. Typical habitat of the Mousgoums tribes, it disappeared in favor of ordinary round huts. … Read More

Kupe Manenguba Twin Lakes Mysteries and Truths You Need to Know

A unique geographical formation, right in the heart of Bakosi land; The Kupe Muanenguba twin lakes are indeed a breath-taking tourist attraction located in the Kupe Muanenguba Division of the Southwest Region of Cameroon. Its views are described by many … Read More