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Economy & Finance – WCA

Anglophone Problem – Economic Asset Destruction

The Southern Cameroon State (now renamed West Cameroon) came into a two-state federation with La Republic Du Cameroun (LRC) also referred to as East Cameroon in 1961. The constitution of 1961 safeguarded the minority status of English-speaking Cameroonians in West Cameroon in this federation of two states equal in status. [...]

2017-01-01T19:28:55+00:00 January 1st, 2017|Anglophone Problem, Currently Trending, Economy & Finance, Politics & Governance|Comments Off on Anglophone Problem – Economic Asset Destruction

Limbe

Limbe (1858–1982: formerly Victoria) Was/is a seaside city in the South-West Region (Cameroon) of Cameroon. Victoria was founded by the British missionary Alfred Saker of the Baptist Missionary Society of London in June 1858. Due to this treaty, initially Victoria and its vicinity was not part of the new German colony Kamerun and remained [...]

2016-12-31T18:35:54+00:00 December 31st, 2016|Economy & Finance, Historical Perspective, History & Culture, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Limbe

The Anglophone Problem – Education & Training

This section of the problem definition outlines, from tertiary to primary education (academic and professional), what was inherited from the federal period, 1961-1972, details how the status has been systematically and deliberately eroded by La Republique du Cameroun, and the adverse impact that that systemic dismantling has had on the West Cameroonian . The Anglophone [...]

2017-01-02T14:02:33+00:00 December 30th, 2016|Anglophone Problem, Civil Society, Economy & Finance, Politics & Governance, Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Anglophone Problem – Education & Training

Memorandum from Cameroonian Bishops to President Paul Biya – December 2016

Memorandum Presented to the Head of State, His Excellency President Paul Biya, by the Bishops of the Ecclesiastical Province of Bamenda on the Current Situation of Unrest in the Northwest and Southwest Regions of Cameroon. Your Excellency, For almost one month now there has been a series of unrests and violence in some towns [...]

2017-01-02T14:23:17+00:00 December 28th, 2016|Civil Society, Currently Trending, Economy & Finance, History & Culture, News, Perspectives, Politics & Governance, Press Releases|Comments Off on Memorandum from Cameroonian Bishops to President Paul Biya – December 2016

The Anglophone Problem – Frequently Asked Questions

1. Q: What is the Anglophone problem in a simple sentence? A: The Pre-meditated and systematic erosion of the Anglo-Saxon heritage (Language, Culture, Values) and systems (Political, Education, Common Law) in West Cameroon since independence by La Repubique du Cameroun (LRC), that has severely disadvantaged the people of West Cameroon. 2. Q: What [...]

2017-01-06T11:45:21+00:00 December 10th, 2016|Anglophone Problem, Civil Society, Economy & Finance, History & Culture, Industry & Transport, News, Politics & Governance, Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Anglophone Problem – Frequently Asked Questions

The Anglophone Problem – When Facts don’t Lie

By Ekinneh Agbaw-Ebai* A preacher once told his congregation: "Next week, I plan to preach about the sin of lying. To help you understand my sermon, I want you all to read Mark 17." The following Sunday as he prepared to deliver his sermon, the pastor asked for a show of hands. He wanted [...]

2017-01-02T14:16:15+00:00 March 12th, 2015|Economy & Finance, History & Culture, Perspectives, Politics & Governance, Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Anglophone Problem – When Facts don’t Lie

Systematic Annihilation of West Cameroonian Culture and Identity

Gradual Erosion of Anglophone Identity   There has been a misleading argument from some quarters where some have argued that an Anglophone is anyone who can speak English, as a way of countering Anglophone Cameroonians who protest the issues we have enumerated above. It might be helpful, for the purposes of our presentation and [...]

2016-12-29T17:22:07+00:00 March 12th, 2015|Civil Society, Economy & Finance, History & Culture, Politics & Governance, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Systematic Annihilation of West Cameroonian Culture and Identity