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News Cameroon Culture: Opinion: From rhetoric to action — an equity roadmap for the aid community

Published on: Sunday 21 June 2020
Opinion: From rhetoric to action — an equity roadmap for the aid community
News source: https://www.devex.com/news/opinion-from-rhetoric-to-action-an-equity-roadmap-for-the-aid-community-97531

International NGOs are waking up to the structural racism in our own backyard, according to this op-ed outlining five key approaches to address structural racism and advance equity across the community.

News Cameroon Culture: Cameroon: Reconstruction of War-Torn Regions - Consultations Begin in Buea Today

Published on: Monday 29 June 2020
Cameroon: Reconstruction of War-Torn Regions - Consultations Begin in Buea Today
News source: https://allafrica.com/stories/202006290757.html

After Bamenda for the North West Region last week, Paul Tasong and team will from 29 June through 3 July, 2020, scout all sectors requiring reconstruction in the South West Region.

News Cameroon Culture: Equatorial Guinea Halts Construction of Cameroon Border Wall

Published on: Tuesday 30 June 2020
Equatorial Guinea Halts Construction of Cameroon Border Wall
News source: https://www.voanews.com/africa/equatorial-guinea-halts-construction-cameroon-border-wall

Equatorial Guinea has agreed to pause the construction of a controversial border wall with Cameroon after talks between the two countries’ defense ministers in Yaoundé.  The two sides also agreed once again to withdraw troops from their disputed border after deadly clashes left at least seven people dead.

News Cameroon Culture: African immigrants find careers — and kinship — with N.W.T. Indigenous organizations

Published on: Tuesday 23 June 2020
African immigrants find careers — and kinship — with N.W.T. Indigenous organizations
News source: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/north/african-canadian-indigenous-work-1.5620134

'Having to deal with colonialism and rising above that and trying to empower yourself as a people, I think a lot of people back in Cameroon relate to that,' says Ambe Chenemu.

News Cameroon Culture: Cameroon: International Widow's Day - Society Called to Protect Widows, Orphans

Published on: Wednesday 24 June 2020
Cameroon: International Widow's Day - Society Called to Protect Widows, Orphans
News source: https://allafrica.com/stories/202006250196.html

The day was commemorated yesterday, June 23 under the theme "Protecting Widow's Rights, Changing The Mentality." ...

News Cameroon Culture: Cameroon: President Paul Biya's Peace Crusading - Bilingual Magazine Presents Multifaceted Efforts

Published on: Monday 22 June 2020
Cameroon: President Paul Biya's Peace Crusading - Bilingual Magazine Presents Multifaceted Efforts
News source: https://allafrica.com/stories/202006220768.html

A 156-page publication titled, "Hommage à la République", focuses on "100 Actions of President Paul Biya in Favour of Peace," within and without Cameroon.

News Cameroon Culture: Cameroon government submits bill to parliament to promote bilingualism

Published on: Tuesday 03 December 2019
Cameroon government submits bill to parliament to promote bilingualism
News source: https://newsghana.com.gh/cameroon-government-submits-bill-to-parliament-to-promote-bilingualism/

The Cameroonian government on Thursday presented a bill to the Parliament to promote French-English bilingualism. Cameroon's Minister of Arts and Culture, Pierre Ismael Bidoung Kpwatt, who submitted the bill to both the lower and upper houses of Parliament, said it was a "mark of commitment" to enhance the common heritage…

News Cameroon Culture: World Aids day: 'E no easy for Cameroon mami for tell pikin say e born e wit HIV'

Published on: Sunday 01 December 2019
World Aids day: 'E no easy for Cameroon mami for tell pikin say e born e wit HIV'
News source: https://www.bbc.com/pidgin/tori-50621822

As Cameroon join oda kontris for world for mark international Aids day, de big problem for Cameroon culture na how mami fit tell pikin say e born e HIV as na sick weh e get connection wit sex. Patrick ...

News Cameroon Culture: Cameroon: Promotion of Bilingualism, Multiculturalism - Proposals Encapsulate Unity in Diversity

Published on: Wednesday 09 October 2019
Cameroon: Promotion of Bilingualism, Multiculturalism - Proposals Encapsulate Unity in Diversity
News source: https://allafrica.com/stories/201910100332.html

Some relevant resolutions geared at enhancing social cohesion and protecting the cultural diversity of Cameroon have been proposed by members of the committee on bilingualism, cultural diversity and ...

News Cameroon Culture: Cameroon Separatists Say Presidential Pardons Won't Stop Crisis

Published on: Saturday 05 October 2019
Cameroon Separatists Say Presidential Pardons Won't Stop Crisis
News source: https://www.voanews.com/africa/cameroon-separatists-say-presidential-pardons-wont-stop-crisis

Cameroon separatists said the release of more than 300 fighters ordered by President Paul Biya is not enough to stop the war that has killed at least 2,000 people in the central African state. Separatists said calm can only return if  leaders sentenced to life in prison are unconditionally freed.

News Cameroon Culture: African bishops blast Freemasonry, sorcery in new pastoral letter

Published on: Tuesday 23 July 2019
African bishops blast Freemasonry, sorcery in new pastoral letter
News source: https://www.lifesitenews.com/news/african-bishops-blast-freemasonry-sorcery-in-new-pastoral-letter

But it is not only the culture of secrecy that makes Freemasonry incompatible ... It was also condemned by the bishops of Cameroon. They recalled that Catholic Christians cannot adhere to such a ...

News Cameroon Culture: World Student Day celebrates international students, diversity

Published on: Friday 26 July 2019
World Student Day celebrates international students, diversity
News source: https://windsorstar.com/news/local-news/world-student-day-celebrates-international-students-diversity

Although Eric Kemta Kenge spoke fluent English and French at his home in Cameroon, he cited language barriers and culture shock as some of the hurdles he faced when he moved to North America to study mathematics.

News Cameroon Culture: Afropunk 2019: festival celebrates black culture. Lineup includes Solange, Ibeyi, Lizzo, Little Simz and more

Published on: Wednesday 10 July 2019
Afropunk 2019: festival celebrates black culture. Lineup includes Solange, Ibeyi, Lizzo, Little Simz and more
News source: https://www.france24.com/en/eye-africa/20190710-libya-cameroon-afropunk-festival-2019-manushka-magloire

In tonight's edition: Paris is left fielding embarrassing questions after missiles purchased by France are found at a base used by fighters backing strongman Khalifa Haftar. Libya has been subject to a UN arms embargo since 2011. Also, Cameroon is hit by a foreign currency shortage - we find out why. And we meet Manushka Magloire to talk about the fifth edition of Paris's Afropunk festival, a celebration of black culture and identity.

News Cameroon Culture: Cameroon: Nso Festival - Ngonnso Showcases Rich Culture

Published on: Sunday 14 July 2019
Cameroon: Nso Festival - Ngonnso Showcases Rich Culture
News source: https://allafrica.com/stories/201907150277.html

The Minister of Arts and Culture, Narcisse Mouelle Kombi closed weeklong cultural Jamboree last Monday in Kumbo. It was colourful and rich in the fons palace in Kumbo- Bui Division on Monday 2nd ...

News Cameroon Culture: Wisconsin Franciscans raise awareness of longtime crisis in Cameroon

Published on: Saturday 04 May 2019
News source: https://cruxnow.com/church-in-the-usa/2019/05/04/wisconsin-franciscans-raise-awareness-of-longtime-crisis-in-cameroon/

Kind said while Cameroon “may seem like a million miles ... there’s ethnic cleansing, when there’s cultural and heritage attacks, it diminishes our entire humanity,” Kind said.

News Cameroon Culture: Cameroon: Profanation - Reconciling With African Tradition

Published on: Tuesday 07 May 2019
News source: https://allafrica.com/stories/201905070717.html

When one looks at the African continent and Cameroon in particular ... the film calls on the viewers to reconcile with their culture in order not to be subject to nightmares as the four students ...

News Cameroon Culture: Breast ironing: a harmful practice that doesn’t get sufficient attention

Published on: Thursday 02 May 2019
News source: http://theconversation.com/breast-ironing-a-harmful-practice-that-doesnt-get-sufficient-attention-116206

It’s particularly prevalent in Cameroon: there ... I have established this during 15 years of research into “harmful cultural practices” around the world. The practice mirrors ugly ...