Cameroon is home to more than 200 different linguistic groups. French and English are the official languages. The country is often referred to as "Africa in miniature" for its geological and cultural diversity. Natural features include beaches, deserts, mountains, rainforests, and savannas. The highest point at almost 4,100 metres (13,500ft) is Mount Cameroon in the Southwest Region of the country, and the largest cities in population-terms are Douala on the Wouri river, its economical capital and main seaport, Yaoundé, its political capital, and Garoua. After independence, the newly united nation joined the Commonwealth of Nations, although the vast majority of its territories had previously been a German colony and, after World War I, a French mandate. The country is well known for its native styles of music, particularly makossa and bikutsi, and for its successful national football team.
The Cameroon is a domesticated breed of sheep from west Africa but has been exported to Europe. As of 2008, there were less than 650 but the population was increasing.
The Cameroon is a hair sheep which it sheds yearly in the spring. Ewes can raise two lamb crops per year. Their most common color is brown with a black belly, head, and legs.
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R.M. Njwe und Y. Manjeli: Milk yield of Cameroon dwarf blackbelly sheep - Production laitière de moutons Djallonké au Cameroun. In: Small ruminant research and development in Africa - Réseau africain de recherche sur les petits ruminants. ILCA Research Report - 2, 1982, X5520/B
All to be followed by admonitions to be chaste, kick out worthless live-in boyfriends, get more education, and volunteer for more responsibility at work ... Their social lives would consist of short-term pleasures and protecting their honor from disrespect ... The German-Cameroon rapper Bovann performs a live concert at BierhÃ¼beli in Bern.
At the event Friday, Denyer said the Cross River gorilla, which lives in the mountainous border area of Nigeria and Cameroon, “is Africa’s most threatened ape, with a population estimated at fewer than 300 individuals ...Gorillas are one of the biggest and most powerful living primates.
The African native met his wife, Emily Bieberly while living in China... 90 Day Fiance star Kobe Blaise reveals what he does for a living ... He was asked, “Do you love life in the USA?” Kobe was honest and said, “Yea sure I do love here but I miss home sometimes.” Home for Kobe is Cameroon, where all his family still lives.
Fochive’s childhood and professional soccer career has taken him across the globe, including his family’s native Cameroon and throughout the United States. He spent nearly a decade of his youth in France and also lived in Denmark, Israel and elsewhere ... “I think I lived on four continents before I was 15 and I knew four languages,” Fochive said.
NuRAN now has a total of 58 live sites in Cameroon and 87 live sites in total across five countries in Africa covering a total population of approximately 530,000... The contract with OrangeDRC is for a total of 2,000 sites.NuRAN is expected to launch live sites in South Sudan with a total of 10 sites to be deployed.
But in the main, his home feels blissfully far from the frenetic London world he once lived in and loved ... His father worked as a teacher overseas, and by the time Cox was eight he had lived in Nigeria, Chad and Cameroon, with moves back to Canada in between each posting.
WHEN QUEEN ELIZABETH II inherited the throne in 1952, great swathes of the world map were bedecked in imperial red ... \nMore of our coverage\n• Obituary ... Angola is said to be keen ... (The queen is said to have visited every single member, bar Cameroon and Rwanda, some of them many times over.) Charles lived in Australia as a student.
Authorities in Cameroon say anglophone separatists have attacked a francophone village that was hosting people displaced by the five-year separatist conflict ... Fonka pleaded with English and French speaking civilians in Bangouran to live in peace and help fight separatists whom he described as Cameroon’s common enemy.
He added that Ndjamena and Yaounde should jointly make sure the road linking Cameroon's Douala seaport and landlocked Chad is constructed to stop a further deterioration of living conditions for civilians in the two countries.� ... The road also links Cameroon, Chad and Nigeria.
The women were screaming and begging for mercy, Ali, who now lives as a refugee in Cameroon, told The Daily Beast... As I was leaving the village, I saw the body of a woman who was pregnant, Malik Tete, a 29-year-old bricklayer who fled Bèzèrè to Cameroon after the incident, told The Daily Beast.
“The women were screaming and begging for mercy,” Ali, who now lives as a refugee in Cameroon, told The Daily Beast... “As I was leaving the village, I saw the body of a woman who was pregnant,” Malik Tete, a 29-year-old bricklayer who fled Bèzèrè to Cameroon after the incident, told The Daily Beast.
Governors from Cameroon and Nigeria plan to re-open markets and rebuild schools along their shared border after declaring the area free of Boko Haram militants ... He said governors from Cameroon and Nigeria will reopen border markets and rebuild schools in towns and villages where Boko Haram has been defeated.
”We celebrate their tireless efforts to save lives, preserve human dignity, and alleviate suffering ... He also thanked Buhari for the recent approval of N15 billion for the repatriation of citizens from the North East living in Chad, Niger and Cameroon as a result of the displacement caused by the insurgency.