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Beyond Protection: Fashion, Inspirations, Swag, Abuse, and Stupidity of Facemask Usage.
Posted on  : May 18, 2020, 12:27 pm
As face mask becomes a compulsory toll in the fight COVID-19 in most African Countries, fashion designers have taken it as a trend and making it the center of their art work. Not only have Cameroonian tailors and seamstresses seized the business opportunity, but it has become an interesting fashion trend, not leaving out the swag, abuse and stupidity making it a great show.
Author :  N Gelmin S   |  
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Tagged Keywords: , designers, fashion, cameroon, face mask
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"In Africa we marry for children, we don’t marry for love”-Senator Chukwuka Utazi
Posted on  : May 13, 2020, 12:00 am
A Nigerian Senator has made a declaration about marriage in Africa which has blown social media platforms with comments. Talking on Tuesday, May 12th 2020, while contributing to a debate on a bill that seeks to control, prevent, and manage sickle cell anemia in Nigeria, the senator made this declaration stating that it was from experience.
Author :  L J KINGAH   |  
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African Woman: Supernatural, beautiful, fecund, deadly - Gazer’s Curse
Posted on  : May 12, 2020, 12:00 am
Various factors such as politics, economics, race/ethnicity, and social norms influence the way the images of women are conceived and constructed, represented, and interpreted. Also, some of the meanings are conditioned by age and social status. Depending on the society and or a person’s perception, the woman’s body can be sacred, mystical (read occult), pleasure giving (to both male and female gazers), reproductive organ, moneymaking commodity
Author :  Awung Mbecha   |  
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Why Some African Tribes Still Practice Same-Blood Marriages
Posted on  : April 28, 2020, 3:52 pm
With the growing modernization, marriage has become the decision of an individual, unlike before when parents used to force their children into unwanted marriages or other traditional marriage practices. But it is surprising to discover that same-blood marriages are still a phenomenon in many parts of Africa, especially child marriage.
Author :  N Gelmin S   |  
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Tagged Keywords: , africa, marriage, same blood
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Ethiopia: Bloody Beating is a Sign of Love and Support Proudly accepted by Women of Hamar Tribe
Posted on  : April 28, 2020, 12:00 am
The people of Hamar tribe in the Eastern part of Ethiopia that is located among the bush-covered hills of the Omo Valley with a unique culture and customs still practice awkward considered customs. One of these customs is the beating of women during the cattle-jumping ceremony. The notable custom is the cattle-jumping ceremony which commences with all the female relatives performing a dance. When the dance is over, they offer themselves as subjects to be whipped by the men.
Author :  L J KINGAH   |  
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Why African Girls Wear Waist Beads, Cultural Meaning and Significance
Posted on  : April 14, 2020, 12:00 am
Wearing of waist beads has been an old African Culture with a lot to it than the modern usage. Today, the wearing of waist beads has become a worldwide trend with different meanings attacked to it. Both the African and Western world ladies now wear waist beads as a form of adding to their beauty.
Author :  N Gelmin S   |  
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What Fate For CAMIFF 2020 Amidst COVID-19
Posted on  : April 8, 2020, 11:44 am
The Cameroon International Film Festival, (CAMIFF) slated for April 20th, to 26th, 2020 risks postponement like all other activities and organizational projects for 2020 due to the persisting COVOD-19 pandemic in the country.
Author :  N Gelmin S   |  
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Kenyan Women Jubilate as Country Legalizes Polygamy
Posted on  : March 23, 2020, 9:38 am
Kenyan President, Uhuru Kenyatta has signed into law a controversial bill that legalizes polygamy. The promulgation of the law caused women associations in Kenya to take to the streets to celebrate the legalization of polygamy much to the surprise of many.
Author :  SHING TIMOTHY MUFUA   |  
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Age 101, Chief Mukete Steps Down, Crowns son successor
Posted on  : March 23, 2020, 8:35 am
The paramount ruler of the Bafaws, Nfon Victor Mukete, has handed over power as the paramount ruler of Kumba to his youngest son Ekoko Mukete. The pioneer Senator for Meme was born on the 15th November 1918 and has lived through the entire political evolution of Cameroon, from British Cameroons and French Cameroon through to what obtains today.
Author :  SHING TIMOTHY MUFUA   |  
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The 15th Edition of Festival to Promote Cameroon Cuisine Billed for Late March 2020
Posted on  : March 2, 2020, 12:38 pm
The 15th edition of the festival to promote local dishes and sell the Cameroonian cuisine to the rest of the world has been scheduled under the patronage of Cameroon’s Prime Minister, Chief Joseph Dion Ngute. It will run from March 25th-27th 2020.
Author :  L.J KINGAH   |  
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