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.

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Bamileke grassland

Western High Plateau

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Bamileke grassland
Lake Oku is a crater lake on the plateau.
Menchum Falls is a tributary of the Benue River.
Bamenda from the mountain road into town.

The Western High Plateau, Western Highlands or Bamenda Grassfields is a region of Cameroon characterised by high relief, cool temperatures, heavy rainfall and savanna vegetation.

Map of the Gulf of Guinea, showing the chain of islands formed by the Cameroon line of volcanoes.

Cameroon line

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1,600 km chain of volcanoes.

1,600 km chain of volcanoes.

Map of the Gulf of Guinea, showing the chain of islands formed by the Cameroon line of volcanoes.
Mount Cameroon craters left after the eruptions in 2000
Rainforest trekking is one of São Tomé's attractions
Beach scenery on São Tomé.
Coastline of Bioko
Lake Oku is a crater lake on the plateau.
Menchum Falls in the Northwest Province
Major geographical features near Cameroon line

It includes islands in the Gulf of Guinea and mountains that extend along the border region of eastern Nigeria and the West Region of Cameroon, from Mount Cameroon on the Gulf of Guinea north and east towards Lake Chad.

Local African ceremony in Benin featuring a zangbeto.

Traditional African religions

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The traditional beliefs and practices of African people are highly diverse beliefs that include various ethnic religions.

The traditional beliefs and practices of African people are highly diverse beliefs that include various ethnic religions.

Local African ceremony in Benin featuring a zangbeto.
An early-20th-century Igbo medicine man in Nigeria, West Africa
Traditional Vodun dancer enchanting gods and spirits, in Ganvie, Benin.
Traditional Koku dancer, bearing strong similarities to religious dancers of the Dravidian folk religion in Southern India.
Bakongo masks from the Kongo Central
Early-20th-century Yoruba divination board
Traditional healer of South Africa performing a divination by reading the bones

One religious ceremony practiced in Gabon and Cameroon is the Okuyi, practiced by several Bantu ethnic groups.

The Bakassi Peninsula in the Bight of Bonny

Bakassi conflict

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The Bakassi Peninsula in the Bight of Bonny
Flag of the Democratic Republic of Bakassi, as proposed by BAMOSD.

The Bakassi conflict is an ongoing insurgency which started in 2006, in the Bakassi Peninsula of Cameroon waged by local separatists against Cameroonian government forces.

British Cameroon

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British League of Nations mandate territory in British West Africa, formed of the Northern and Southern Cameroons.

British League of Nations mandate territory in British West Africa, formed of the Northern and Southern Cameroons.

Cameroon from 1901–1972

Today, the Northern Cameroons forms parts of the Borno, Adamawa and Taraba states of Nigeria, while the Southern Cameroons is a part of the Republic of Cameroon.

Although not indicated on the map, the range of Chadian Arabic also includes the sliver of Niger adjacent to Nigeria and Chad.

Chadian Arabic

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One of the regional colloquial varieties of Arabic and is the first language of some 1.6 million people, both town dwellers and nomadic cattle herders.

One of the regional colloquial varieties of Arabic and is the first language of some 1.6 million people, both town dwellers and nomadic cattle herders.

Although not indicated on the map, the range of Chadian Arabic also includes the sliver of Niger adjacent to Nigeria and Chad.

It is also spoken elsewhere in the vicinity of Lake Chad in the countries of Cameroon, Nigeria, Niger.

Bamum language

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Bamum (Shü Pamom "language of the Bamum", or Shümom "Mum language"), also spelled Bamun or in its French spelling Bamoun, is an Eastern Grassfields language of Cameroon, with approximately 420,000 speakers.

Greentree Agreement

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The Greentree Agreement is a formal treaty which resolved the Cameroon–Nigeria border dispute over the oil and natural gas-rich Bakassi peninsula.

Adamawa Plateau

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The Adamawa Plateau (Massif de l'Adamaoua) is a plateau region in west-central Africa stretching from south-eastern Nigeria through north-central Cameroon (Adamawa and North Provinces) to the Central African Republic.

Iron kirdi valuta from Museu Afro Brasil

Kirdi

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Iron kirdi valuta from Museu Afro Brasil

The Kirdi are the many cultures and ethnic groups who inhabit northwestern Cameroon and northeastern Nigeria.