Category: Society

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THE QUEEN IS DEAD. LONG LIVE THE KING?

THE QUEEN IS DEAD. LONG LIVE THE KING?

When Lady Diana died in that ill-fated car crash in 1997, I remember how distraught my mother was as she sat in the big armchair in the living room, s [...]
TUNDE ONAKOYA SHOWS YOU CAN MAKE A BIG IMPACT WITH LITTLE

TUNDE ONAKOYA SHOWS YOU CAN MAKE A BIG IMPACT WITH LITTLE

The young man you see in the picture is called Tunde Onakoya. Tunde is a young Nigerian man who, like every other young Nigerian is doing his be [...]
YOU MUST STOP LOOKING FOR REASONS TO NOT BE GREAT. HERE IS WHY. (Part 1)

YOU MUST STOP LOOKING FOR REASONS TO NOT BE GREAT. HERE IS WHY. (Part 1)

Every morning when I wake up in Cameroon, I can find 100 excuses in less than a minute to not leave my bed. It could be no tap water to shower or no e [...]
CAMEROON’S MEDIA LANDSCAPE AND IT’S DISSERVICE TO THE COMMUNITY

CAMEROON’S MEDIA LANDSCAPE AND IT’S DISSERVICE TO THE COMMUNITY

The media has an essential role to play in defining the values of a community. Whoever controls the media, controls the narrative. Instead of trying t [...]
CAMEROON & THE POLITICS OF EMPTY SYMBOLS

CAMEROON & THE POLITICS OF EMPTY SYMBOLS

A friend of mine often jokes that when Paul Biya leaves power, a special budget will have to be voted in the National Assembly to remove his portrait [...]
JOEL EMBIID & THE FRENCH CONNECTION: PATRIOTISM OR REALISM?

JOEL EMBIID & THE FRENCH CONNECTION: PATRIOTISM OR REALISM?

Cameroon's social media space has been aflame with regard to the news reported by French sports outlets that Joel Embiid had taken administrative st [...]
JOVI VS VALSERO: SMOKE WITHOUT FIRE

JOVI VS VALSERO: SMOKE WITHOUT FIRE

Most of the us have been following Valsero for a while and for the most part, his “Clinique de Papa” has been a place for us to get laughs and lessons [...]
TIWA’S SEXTAPE,  AND SINNERS JUDGING OTHER SINNERS

TIWA’S SEXTAPE, AND SINNERS JUDGING OTHER SINNERS

When I first read about the sex tape, I could predict exactly how things were going to unfold. Tiwa is not an amateur in the game of celebrity. Learni [...]
UNCOMFORTABLE DISCUSSION ON RIGHTS GROUPS

UNCOMFORTABLE DISCUSSION ON RIGHTS GROUPS

When the rich and powerful get divorced, no big deal. I mean, what's half of 100 million dollars? I can tell you it's more than 90% of the people in t [...]
TENOR’S ARREST AS A WINDOW INTO OUR LEGAL EDUCATION

TENOR’S ARREST AS A WINDOW INTO OUR LEGAL EDUCATION

I’m not a stranger to arrests by the police. In fact, I have slept in a police cell three times in Cameroon. I know even the thought of it scares ma [...]
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