Category: Society

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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 [...]
THE STORY OF MY FIRST CAMERA AND WHY WE NEED TO RETHINK OUR EDUCATIONAL SYSTEM

THE STORY OF MY FIRST CAMERA AND WHY WE NEED TO RETHINK OUR EDUCATIONAL SYSTEM

My boarding school experience was a bittersweet one, and also what I can consider my first real exposure to the world. I come from humble beginnings, [...]
TAKING THE TEMPERATURE AROUND THE WORLD

TAKING THE TEMPERATURE AROUND THE WORLD

As I write, there are anti government protests going on in many countries across the globe. We have protests in Tunisia, Thailand, Peru, Iraq, Israel, [...]
BROWN POPSY ET AL. WHAT DO THEY REALLY NEED?

BROWN POPSY ET AL. WHAT DO THEY REALLY NEED?

Poise premium subscribers have seen me skirt around this topic for quite sometime now and that is because I have a feeling it is harboring many questi [...]
FACEBOOK PROGRAMMING AND THE FUTURE OF OUR SOCIETY

FACEBOOK PROGRAMMING AND THE FUTURE OF OUR SOCIETY

Social media has increased the scope of our conversations by mere exposure to the things that are of concern to people in other parts of the world. On [...]
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