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

Invitation – Call to Action – Monday January 2nd 2017

Ordinary citizens in Cameroon live under one of the most brutal and corrupt regimes in the world today. With this in mind and in the light of what is currently going on in the Anglophone regions of Cameroon, we are calling on every Cameroonian of goodwill in Leicester, Leicestershire and the Midlands to join [...]

2016-12-30T15:08:51+00:00 December 29th, 2016|Civil Society, Currently Trending, History & Culture, News, Politics & Governance|Comments Off on Invitation – Call to Action – Monday January 2nd 2017

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

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

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