Ambazonia

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Ambazonia, also known as Amba Land, is a secessionist entity claiming the Anglophone portions of Cameroon as its territory.wikipedia
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Anglophone Crisis

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The ensuing protests and violence are referred to as the Anglophone Crisis.
In September 2017, separatists in the Anglophone territories of Northwest Region and Southwest Region (collectively known as Southern Cameroons) declared the independence of Ambazonia and began fighting against the Government of Cameroon.

Southern Cameroons

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The territory previously comprised Southern Cameroons.
Since 1994, pressure groups in the territory have sought independence from the Republic of Cameroon, and the Republic of Ambazonia was declared by the Southern Cameroons Peoples Organisation (SCAPO) on 31 August 2006.

Secession

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Ambazonia, also known as Amba Land, is a secessionist entity claiming the Anglophone portions of Cameroon as its territory.
In October 2017, Ambazonia declared its independence from Cameroon.

Southern Cameroons Ambazonia Consortium United Front

SCACUF
In 2017, the Southern Cameroons Ambazonia Consortium United Front (SCACUF) unilaterally declared Ambazonia to be independent, while the Cameroonian government stated that the declaration has no legal weight.
The Southern Cameroons Ambazonia Consortium United Front (SCACUF) was a nonviolent movement seeking the independence of the Federal Republic of Ambazonia.

Buea

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In 1891 the Germans finally took control of Buea and Sasse which they named Einsiedel, Bojongo (Engelberg) and the regions from Tiko, through Bimbia, Victoria, Debunscha, Idenau to Bakassi.
In September 2017, the Federal Republic of Ambazonia declared its independence from Cameroon, with Buea as its claimed capital.

Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization

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Ambazonia is admitted to the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization.

Cameroon

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The Southern Cameroons was formerly the United Nations Trust Territory of Southern Cameroons under United Kingdom administration (1922–1961), which in 1961 voted to become independent from the United Kingdom by federating with the French-speaking Republic of Cameroon.
With the reintroduction of multi-party politics in December 1990, the former British Southern Cameroons pressure groups called for greater autonomy, and the Southern Cameroons National Council advocated complete secession as the Republic of Ambazonia.

Ambazonia Defence Forces

ADF
At least 17 people were killed in protests following the declaration of independence, while fourteen Cameroonian troops were killed in attacks claimed by the Ambazonia Defence Forces.
The Ambazonia Defence Forces (ADF) are a military organization that fights for the independence of Ambazonia, a self-declared independent state in the Anglophone region of Southern Cameroons, Cameroon.

President of Ambazonia

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On 5 January 2018, members of the Ambazonia Interim Government, including President Sisiku Julius Ayuk Tabe, were arrested in Nigeria and deported to Cameroon.
The President of Ambazonia is the head of state of the Federal Republic of Ambazonia, a separatist state that claims the Northwest Region and Southwest Region (collectively known as Southern Cameroons) in Cameroon.

Sisiku Julius Ayuk Tabe

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On 5 January 2018, members of the Ambazonia Interim Government, including President Sisiku Julius Ayuk Tabe, were arrested in Nigeria and deported to Cameroon. It has since then formed its Interim Government and the Interim President, Sisiku Ayuk Tabe Julius, has appointed his first cabinet in exile.
Sisiku Julius Ayuk Tabe is an Ambazonian separatist leader, and the first president of the unrecognized Federal Republic of Ambazonia.

Samuel Ikome Sako

On 4 February 2018, it was announced that Dr. Samuel Ikome Sako would become the Interim President of the Federal Republic of Ambazonia, temporarily succeeding Tabe.
Dr. Samuel Ikome Sako is the interim president of the unrecognized Federal Republic of Ambazonia.

2016–2017 Cameroonian protests

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The declaration of independence followed a series of events that started with the teachers and the lawyers' strike in October 2016.
In Buea, the capital of Southern Cameroons, freedom fighters took down a national flag outside a police station while officers looked on and hoisted the blue and white striped flag of Ambazonia (Southern Cameroons), while young boys painted their faces blue and white to represent the territory and chanted "We want freedom".

Interim Government of Ambazonia

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The Interim Government of Ambazonia is the provisional government in exile of the internationally unrecognized Federal Republic of Ambazonia.

AmbaCoin

AmbaCoin is the official cryptocurrency of the Cameroonian secessionist entity of Ambazonia.

Wouri River

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The term "Ambazonia" is derived from the word Ambozes, the local name for the bay area at the mouth of the Wouri (now Douala) river.

Alfred Saker

Rev. Alfred Saker
In 1858 the British Baptist Missionary, Alfred Saker, established a haven for freed slaves which was later named Victoria after the then Queen Victoria of England.

Limbe, Cameroon

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In 1858 the British Baptist Missionary, Alfred Saker, established a haven for freed slaves which was later named Victoria after the then Queen Victoria of England.

Tiko

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In 1891 the Germans finally took control of Buea and Sasse which they named Einsiedel, Bojongo (Engelberg) and the regions from Tiko, through Bimbia, Victoria, Debunscha, Idenau to Bakassi.

Nkambé

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By 1910 the Germans had pushed their way into the hinterlands conquering communities from Muyuka to Nkambe and renamed most of these localities: Kumba (Johann Albrechtshoehe), Njila (Kaiser Wilhelmsburg), Ossidinge (Agborkem German), Mamfe (Mansfeld), Bangwa, Bali (Baliburg), Mankon (Bande), Kimbo (Kumbo) all the way to the Nkambe areas.

Kumba

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By 1910 the Germans had pushed their way into the hinterlands conquering communities from Muyuka to Nkambe and renamed most of these localities: Kumba (Johann Albrechtshoehe), Njila (Kaiser Wilhelmsburg), Ossidinge (Agborkem German), Mamfe (Mansfeld), Bangwa, Bali (Baliburg), Mankon (Bande), Kimbo (Kumbo) all the way to the Nkambe areas.

Mamfe

Mamfé
By 1910 the Germans had pushed their way into the hinterlands conquering communities from Muyuka to Nkambe and renamed most of these localities: Kumba (Johann Albrechtshoehe), Njila (Kaiser Wilhelmsburg), Ossidinge (Agborkem German), Mamfe (Mansfeld), Bangwa, Bali (Baliburg), Mankon (Bande), Kimbo (Kumbo) all the way to the Nkambe areas.

Bali, Cameroon

Bali
By 1910 the Germans had pushed their way into the hinterlands conquering communities from Muyuka to Nkambe and renamed most of these localities: Kumba (Johann Albrechtshoehe), Njila (Kaiser Wilhelmsburg), Ossidinge (Agborkem German), Mamfe (Mansfeld), Bangwa, Bali (Baliburg), Mankon (Bande), Kimbo (Kumbo) all the way to the Nkambe areas.

Kumbo

Kimbo
By 1910 the Germans had pushed their way into the hinterlands conquering communities from Muyuka to Nkambe and renamed most of these localities: Kumba (Johann Albrechtshoehe), Njila (Kaiser Wilhelmsburg), Ossidinge (Agborkem German), Mamfe (Mansfeld), Bangwa, Bali (Baliburg), Mankon (Bande), Kimbo (Kumbo) all the way to the Nkambe areas.

New Cameroon

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These newly acquired territories were added to the original Kamerun (later French Cameroun) just as additional prongs of territories in the south in present-day Congo and Gabon were also added as "Neu Kamerun" ('New Cameroon') and the Duckbill territories acquired from Chad and Oubangui-Shari (today known as Central African Republic) also became part of Kamerun.

E. M. L. Endeley

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Dr. Endeley emerged as leader of the Southern Cameroons.