German Cameroon (German: Kamerun)

German Cameroon (German: Cameron) was a West African colony of the German Empire from 1884 to 1916 in the region of today'sRepublic of Cameroon. German Cameroon also included northern parts of Gabon and the Congo with western parts of the Central African Republic, southwestern parts of Chad and far eastern parts of Nigeria. History 19th century The [...]

2016-12-31T21:54:40+00:00 December 31st, 2016|Historical Perspective, Uncategorized|Comments Off on German Cameroon (German: Kamerun)


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

Cooperation Agreement between France and Cameroon Since 1959

Already 57 years old Signed on the 26th December 1959 by President Ahidjo and the France of President Charles de Gaulle. Up till date, neither Paul Biya, nor Georges Pompidou, Valery Giscard d'Estaing, Francois Mitterand, Jacques Chirac, Nicolas Sarkozy or Francois Hollande have changed anything. However, article 6 raises a lot of concern.     [...]

2016-12-31T18:40:06+00:00 December 30th, 2016|Historical Perspective|Comments Off on Cooperation Agreement between France and Cameroon Since 1959

Historical Perspectives and Genesis 1884 – 2016

Historical Background of the Problem Most of the territory known today as the Republic of Cameroon was a German protectorate from 1884. However, German Kamerun also included British Northern Cameroons, which elected to become part of Nigeria in the plebiscite of 1961. This protectorate was divided into British and French Cameroons in 1916 and [...]

2017-01-02T13:54:12+00:00 March 12th, 2015|Historical Perspective, History & Culture, Politics & Governance, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Historical Perspectives and Genesis 1884 – 2016