Category: Society

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It’s not a donkey; it’s a knight

It’s not a donkey; it’s a knight

When many see Tunde Onakoya, they see a master chess player. When I see Tunde, I see an amazing storyteller. As part of coursework for my Strategic St [...]
CAMEROON’S YOUTH ENTREPRENEURSHIP TRENDS OF THE PAST DECADE

CAMEROON’S YOUTH ENTREPRENEURSHIP TRENDS OF THE PAST DECADE

A lot has changed since I started my entrepreneurship journey in 2014. At the time, we were a few years into the massive success of Facebook. Building [...]
IS THERE SPACE FOR INTELLECTUAL RAP IN CAMEROON?

IS THERE SPACE FOR INTELLECTUAL RAP IN CAMEROON?

Tino Foy had once published an article right here on PoiseSocial where he explored the relevance of culture in Cameroonian rap music. He briefly exami [...]
CAMEROONIANS DO NOT KNOW WHAT SUPPORT IS

CAMEROONIANS DO NOT KNOW WHAT SUPPORT IS

Every now and then the question of if Cameroonians support each other come up; usually it happens when we see some Nigerian do something and receive a [...]
THE DIFFERENT CREATURES OF BIYA’S GOVERNMENT

THE DIFFERENT CREATURES OF BIYA’S GOVERNMENT

Les enfants du boss These are those who have become rich because of their direct or indirect involvement with the government in place. Those who eat [...]
GOV’T SEEKS 21 BILLION FCFA LOAN FROM ISLAMIC DEV’T BANK TO RECONSTRUCT NW/SW

GOV’T SEEKS 21 BILLION FCFA LOAN FROM ISLAMIC DEV’T BANK TO RECONSTRUCT NW/SW

Cameroon is set to get a 21 Billion FCFA loan for its ongoing reconstruction of the troubled North West and South West regions. The decision to get th [...]
NON-PROFIT GRANTS CAMEROONIAN THINK TANK 216 MILLION FCFA TO FUND WOMEN’S RIGHTS INITIATIVES

NON-PROFIT GRANTS CAMEROONIAN THINK TANK 216 MILLION FCFA TO FUND WOMEN’S RIGHTS INITIATIVES

Renowned non-profit outfit, Open Society Foundations has awarded a $355,000 grant (over 216 million FCFA) to Cameroonian think tank, Nkafu Policy Inst [...]
ACTIVISTS DEMAND PROTECTION FOR ADVOCACY TO VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN

ACTIVISTS DEMAND PROTECTION FOR ADVOCACY TO VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN

A coalition of rights activists from over 128 countries across the globe – Every Woman Treaty – has picked holes in the current framework governing th [...]
PUBLIC WORKS MINISTRY TO DEVELOP TWICE AS MANY ROADS AS LAST YEAR, IN 2023

PUBLIC WORKS MINISTRY TO DEVELOP TWICE AS MANY ROADS AS LAST YEAR, IN 2023

The Ministry of Public Works is seeking to double its road development output in 2023. To attain this, Minister Emmanuel Nganou Djoumessi has told his [...]
FROM MINAWAO TO ROME: THE UNUSUAL STORY OF A NIGERIAN REFUGEE

FROM MINAWAO TO ROME: THE UNUSUAL STORY OF A NIGERIAN REFUGEE

Nigerian-born John Thanuwa has been accorded the opportunity to pursue a Master’s degree at Luiss University in Rome. He joins a pool of smart, poised [...]
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