During decolonisation, a portion of British Cameroon elected to enter into a federation with French Cameroon
rather than join Nigeria to its northwest.
2) British Cameroons went into a union of equal states with French Cameroon
In six chapters, Terretta recounts the existential conditions that inspired the birth of nationalist movements in French Cameroon
and explains why the UPC enjoyed tremendous popular appeal, especially among the Bamileke and their migrants in the Mungo River valley.
This study uses a lexicographic approach as well as ethnolinguistic methods to explore Camfranglais (also known as Francanglais) , which is spoken in the language contact region of the towns for former British Cameroon and former French Cameroon
While French Cameroon
had her independence in January 1960 and Nigeria in October 1960, the British Southern Cameroon was to decide in a plebiscite either to join French Cameroon
The new state was known as the Federal Republic of Cameroon, with Buea falling under the Federal State of West Cameroon and French Cameroon
known as the Federal State of East Cameroon.
In 1955, the outlawed Union of the Peoples of Cameroon (UPC), based largely among the Bamileke and Bassa ethnic groups, began an armed struggle for independence in French Cameroon
For instance, if all Anglophones are asked to leave French Cameroon
and many Anglophones have invested there and vice versa, the chaos that this would cause is better remaining imagined than experienced.
Unlike the other African countries with specific independence dates, Cameroon's "independence" is perceived more as a movement, which started with the independence of French Cameroon
on 1 January 1960 and ended with, some might say, "another" independence made possible by the "reunification" with the British Southern Cameroon on 1 October 1961.
And the young French Cameroon
defender's cause cannot have been helped when he was handed the No 46 jersey by Keegan for the second preseason friendly at Doncaster Rovers, the highest number in the squad.
Religious conflict and the evolution of language policy in German and French Cameroon
These words were written in 1925 by Andre Gide after his visit to French Cameroon
with the photographer Marc Allegret.