A report on Cameroon

Bamum script is a writing system developed by King Njoya in the late 19th century.
Former president Ahmadou Ahidjo ruled from 1960 until 1982.
Paul Biya has ruled the country since 1982.
Unity Palace – Cameroon Presidency
A statue of a chief in Bana, West Region
President Paul Biya with U.S. President Barack Obama in 2014
Military vehicles during a parade
Cameroon is divided into 10 regions.
Volcanic plugs dot the landscape near Rhumsiki, Far North Region.
Elephants in Waza National Park
School children in Cameroon
Life expectancy in Cameroon
Dutch bulls and cows at Wallya community during the rainy season in Cameroon
Douala seaport
Cameroonian women on Women's Day Celebration
The homes of the Musgum, in the Far North Region, are made of earth and grass.
Map of the region's indigenous languages
Dancers greet visitors to the East Region.
Plantains and "Bobolo" (made from cassava) served with Ndolè (meat and shrimp)
Cameroonian fashion is varied and often mixes modern and traditional elements. Note the wearing of sun glasses, Monk shoes, sandals, and a Smartwatch.
A woman weaves a basket near Lake Ossa, Littoral Region. Cameroonians practise such handicrafts throughout the country.
Cameroon faces Germany at Zentralstadion in Leipzig, 17 November 2004.
Our Lady of Victories Cathedral, catholic church in Yaoundé

Country in west-central Africa.

- Cameroon

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Ahidjo at the Catshuis in The Hague, 1979

Ahmadou Ahidjo

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Ahidjo at the Catshuis in The Hague, 1979
President Ronald Reagan and President Ahmadou Ahidjo
Ahmadou Ahidjo at the White House with President Kennedy, 1962
Italian president Giuseppe Saragat with Ahmadou Ahidjo in 1966
Ahidjo kissing Tito's Pioneers in Slovenia, SFRY, 1967
Ahidjo avenue in Yaoundé, February 1973
President Ahidjo and Queen Juliana of the Netherlands in 1979

Ahmadou Babatoura Ahidjo (24 August 192430 November 1989) was a Cameroonian politician who was the first President of Cameroon, holding the office from 1960 until 1982.


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Garoua or Garua is a port city and the capital of the North Region of Cameroon, lying on the Benue River.

Yaoundé Lake


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Yaoundé Lake
A roundabout near the Place du 20 Mai
Reunification Monument and Statue
Our Lady of Victories Cathedral, Yaoundé
Buses in Yaoundé
Ahmadou Ahidjo stadium during a match
Yaoundé Unity Palace – Cameroon Presidency
Cameroon National Museum
Yaoundé Sport Palace
Palais des Congrès
The Ministry of Finance
The Central Market
Mfoundi market
A view of a Yaoundé suburb
Independence square Cameroon

Yaoundé is the capital of Cameroon and, with a population of more than 2.8 million, the second-largest city in the country after the port city Douala.

Far North Region, Cameroon

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View of Maroua in the Far North Region
A street In Maroua Town
Maga Lake in the Far North Region of Cameroon
Local people fishing in Maga Lake
Giraffes in Waza National Park during the dry season
Musgum dwelling unit
Locations of the various ethnic groups of the Far North Province
Housing unit in a village in Yagoua
Rhumsiki Valley, one of Cameroon's most popular tourist attractions.
Fuel transportation by bicycle from Nigeria sold in Maroua, Far North
Elephants in Waza National Park
Kapsiki mountains
Departments of Far North Cameroon
Dance Group Tupuri
Dance Tupuri
Dance Group

The Far North Region, also known as the Extreme North Region (from Région de l'Extrême-Nord), is the northernmost constituent province of the Republic of Cameroon.

Southern Cameroons

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The southern part of the British League of Nations mandate territory of the British Cameroons in West Africa.

The southern part of the British League of Nations mandate territory of the British Cameroons in West Africa.

The Southern Cameroons now constitute the Southwest Region and Northwest Region.
Flag of the Ambazonian independence movement
The Southern Cameroons now constitute the Southwest Region and Northwest Region.

Since 1961, it has been part of the Republic of Cameroon, where it makes up the Northwest Region and Southwest Region.


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Colonial-era map showing Ambas Bay far left
Cameroon political map from 1901–1972
The first Premier of Southern Cameroons, Dr. Endeley (first row, third from right) in Banmeda
Cameroonian president Ahmadou Ahidjo meeting U.S. President John F. Kennedy in 1962
Proclaimed Ambazonian territory
Destroyed vehicles after a clash in Buea, South West Cameroon
Destroyed school in Fontem, South West Cameroon
Ambazonia map of Köppen climate classification

Ambazonia, officially the Federal Republic of Ambazonia, also referred to as Amba Land, is an unrecognised breakaway state in West Africa constituting the Northwest Region and Southwest Region of Cameroon, part of the British mandate territory historically known as the Southern Cameroons.

Anglophone Crisis

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Monument raised on the 150th anniversary of the establishment of Victoria at Ambas Bay, from which the name "Ambazonia" derives.
Boundary changes of Cameroon, 1901-1961.
Streets of Buea on a ghost town day, 30 September.
Scorched vehicles left behind after clashes in Buea on 11 September.
Cameroonian soldiers on a bridge, heading to Wum, December 2018.
Cameroonian soldiers in Bamenda in May 2019.
Police forces deploy at Kondengui Central Prison, Yaounde, during the July 2019 Cameroon prison riots.
Cameroonian gendarmes arrive in Buea, 9 January 2020.
Cameroonian soldiers entering a town, April 2020.
Cameroonian soldiers during a skirmish against Ambazonian fighters.
Weapons of separatist fighters in Bamenda, seized by the Cameroonian military in February 2019
A destroyed bilingual high school in Fontem.
Internally displaced people from Southern Cameroons, in Douala, Cameroon, March 2020.
Southern Cameroonian expats marching in support of the Ambazonian cause

The Anglophone Crisis (Crise anglophone), also known as the Ambazonia War, or the Cameroonian Civil War, is an ongoing civil war in the Southern Cameroons regions of Cameroon and, part of the long-standing Anglophone problem.

Constitution of Cameroon

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The Constitution of Cameroon is the supreme law of the Republic of Cameroon.

Entrance to the Mt Cameroon National park situated in Buea, south west region

Mount Cameroon

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Entrance to the Mt Cameroon National park situated in Buea, south west region
A view of the tropical rain forest on the mountain
Disamara tree
Arum plant
Agaricus mushroom
Wild flower
Stinkhorn mushroom
Mount Fako, left view
Top view at Mount Fako
Mount Fako
Summit at mount Cameroon
Landscape of Mount Cameroon
View of the mountain from the base
Accommodation facilities on Mount Fako
Hikers climbing down
View of Mount Etinde
Mount Cameroon tropical rocks
Limbe Beach
Burning Plum

Mount Cameroon is an active volcano in the South West region of Cameroon next to the city of Buea near the Gulf of Guinea.

Northwest Region (Cameroon)

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Commercial Avenue, Bamenda town
Divisions of Northwest Cameroon
Drums and xylophones are part of the traditional music of the Northwest.
Traditional dance display of Wimbum in Nkambe in dry season
Commercialized version of an elephant juju traditional to Oku. Jujus (masker societies) are a survivor of the traditional culture, still appearing for death ceremonies.
Rivers of the NW Region
Lake Nyos
Lake Oku
Lake Awing and environment
Forest around the Menchum falls
Closer view of lake Awing
Full extent of Menchum Falls

The Northwest Region, or North-West Region (Région du Nord-Ouest) is one of ten regions in Cameroon.