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Unwavering Feel of Lake Oku, Its Historic Clawed Frog and Myths

Besides being the only known habitat of the critically endangered Xenopus longipes (Lake Oku Clawed Frog) which is exclusively aquatic, and Phrynobatrachus njiomock (the Puddle Frog), Lake Oku is obsessed with rare plants and incredible dragon flies, aquatic invertebrates and … Continue reading

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Plastics Dilemma in Cameroon Four Years After Ban; Prospects & Challenges

There seem to have been a cold war between agents of the Ministry of Environment, Protection of Nature and Sustainable Development (MINEPDED) and dealers in plastics below 61 microns ever since April 24, 2014 when the Cameroon Government placed a … Continue reading

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Uncovering Touristic Sites in Kimbi-Fungom National Park, Periphery

Besides the over 81 wildlife species distributed across its over 95,380 hectares, the Kimbi-Fungom National Park and its peripheries are obsessed with touristic sites unique in location, form and structure. There is the python cave in Gayama. Can you belief … Continue reading

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Uncovering the ‘Maggots’ In Cameroon’s Tourism Sector

In Africa, Cameroon is described as ‘Africa in miniature’ as it encompasses a bit of everything within the African continent, from landscape and culture, to climate and religion. Besides its over 275 ethnic groups with about 160 African languages, Christianity, … Continue reading

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Cameroon’s 10 Year Governance Report Picks Hole On Accountability

The 2016 Ibrahim Index of African Governance (IIAG) published recently by the Mo Ibrahim Foundation-UK indicates that Cameroon has failed in overall governance in Africa within the last decade. According to the index, Cameroon came 38/54 with a total score … Continue reading

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Illegal Wildlife Trade Growing With Increasing Fight!

Last Monday October 24, 2016, Some123 elephant tusks and 350Kg of Pangolin scales were interceded at Tiko Warf by the South West Regional Delegation of Forestry and Wildlife on transit to the international market. Though no information was gotten as … Continue reading

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