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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East Region (Cameroon)

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Guinean savanna near Bertoua
Typical Bantu house in the village of Ngoila
Ethnic groups of the East Province
Maka woman on the way to her fields near Abong-Mbang
Yokadouma Road
Baka dancers
Caravane of cattle in Yokakouma, East Cameroon
Logging truck
Departments of East Cameroon
Tam-tam player

The East Region (Région de l'Est) occupies the southeastern portion of the Republic of Cameroon.

Cameroon People's Democratic Movement

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The Cameroon People's Democratic Movement (CPDM, Rassemblement démocratique du Peuple Camerounais, RDPC) is the ruling political party in Cameroon.

Economic Community of Central African States

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Economic Community of the African Union for promotion of regional economic co-operation in Central Africa.

Economic Community of the African Union for promotion of regional economic co-operation in Central Africa.

The treaty became effective in 1966 after it was ratified by the then five member countries—Cameroon, the Central African Republic, Chad, the Republic of Congo, and Gabon.

Limbe, Cameroon

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1908 painting by R. Hellgrewe of the town when it was known as Victoria
Limbe city council building
Monument to Alfred Saker
A beautiful touristic site in Limbe with thatched roof huts
Monument celebrating 150 years of Limbe.
Botanic garden limbe116
Traditional fishing boats on the beach.
The coastline with Bioko in the background.
Cameroon handicraft
Bixa orellana
Omphalocarpum procerum
Tapeinochilos ananassae
Etlingera elatior
Hibiscus rosa-sinensis
Mandevilla sanderi
Lily Lilium

Limbé (known as Victoria from 1858 to 1982) is a seaside city in the South-West Region of Cameroon.

Dance group


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Dance group
Dance group

Bikutsi is a musical genre from Cameroon.

Boko Haram

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The maximum extent of Boko Haram in January 2015 shown in dark grey
Nigerian states with sharia law shown in green
Map of Nigeria from the CIA World Factbook
Lake Chad
Michelle Obama raising public awareness of the Chibok kidnapping
Northern Cameroon
Wounded people following a bomb attack by Boko Haram in Nyanya, in April 2014
Location of the town of Mubi within Adamawa State
Map of Boko Haram's territorial control on 10 April 2015, over 2 months after the start of the 2015 West African offensive
Boko Haram fighters executing a man in 2017

Boko Haram, officially known as Jamā'at Ahl as-Sunnah lid-Da'wah wa'l-Jihād (جماعة أهل السنة للدعوة والجهاد), is an Islamic terrorist organization based in northeastern Nigeria, which is also active in Chad, Niger, and northern Cameroon.

Logo of the SCNC

Southern Cameroons National Council

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Logo of the SCNC
Map of Southern Cameroons area in boundaries of Cameroon.

The Southern Cameroons National Council (SCNC) is a political organisation seeking the independence of the anglophone Southern Cameroons from the predominantly francophone Republic of Cameroon (La République de Cameroun).

African Union

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Continental union consisting of 55 member states located on the continent of Africa.

Continental union consisting of 55 member states located on the continent of Africa.

Map showing the traditional language families represented in Africa
Muammar Gaddafi embracing Tanzanian President Kikwete after assuming the chairmanship
Billboard in Niamey (Niger) announcing the 33rd AU Summit (2019)
African Union Representational Mission in Washington, D.C.
Emblem of the African Union
Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (formerly GSPC) area of operations
South Sudanese independence referendum, 2011
Kenyan soldiers and fighters of the Ras Kamboni Brigades, a Somali government-allied militia, near Kismayo, Somalia, 2012

Pan-African Parliament (PAP): To become the highest legislative body of the African Union. The seat of the PAP is at Midrand, Johannesburg, South Africa. The Parliament is composed of 265 elected representatives from all 55 AU states, and intended to provide popular and civil-society participation in the processes of democratic governance. Its president is Roger Nkodo Dang, of Cameroon.

Ernest Ouandié on 15 January 1971, before being executed

Ernest Ouandié

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Ernest Ouandié on 15 January 1971, before being executed
The western part of Cameroon. Much of the guerilla activity took part in the Ouest/West and Littoral provinces.

Ernest Ouandié (1924 – 15 January 1971) was a leader of the struggle for independence of Cameroon in the 1950s who continued to resist the government of President Ahmadou Ahidjo after Cameroon became independent in 1960.

A photograph of Ibrahim Njoya

Ibrahim Njoya

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A photograph of Ibrahim Njoya
A painting of King Njoya and his wives
King Njoya of Bamum receiving an oil painting of Kaiser Wilhelm II. The gift was in return for his support in the German campaign against the Nso'.
The throne of King Njoya, Mandu Yenu
The Bamum School of King Njoya taken by a photograph in Foumban from 1910
Palace built by King Ibrahim Njoya in 1917

King Ibrahim Mbouombouo Njoya (Bamum:, Iparəim Nʃuɔiya, formerly spelled in Bamum as , and Germanicized as Njoja) – in Yaoundé, was seventeenth in a long dynasty of kings that ruled over Bamum and its people in western Cameroon dating back to the fourteenth century.