[AROUND CAMEROON] DEBUTS WITH ANRETTE NGAFOR, THE FASHIONABLE EDUPRENEUR
Dec30

[AROUND CAMEROON] DEBUTS WITH ANRETTE NGAFOR, THE FASHIONABLE EDUPRENEUR

Hello people..Introducing the first episode of the pilot season of Around Cameroon.  Meet a lady whose passion for education has no boundaries. She knows too well about some of the issues  in our Anglosaxon system of education which are being raised by the teachers. Anrette Ngafor is the administrator of Nacho College,  one of the pioneer private institutions of technical education in the North West Region.  The...

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INTRODUCING “AROUND CAMEROON”: AN IREPCAMER PRODUCTION….
Dec30

INTRODUCING “AROUND CAMEROON”: AN IREPCAMER PRODUCTION….

Hello people..It’s been a minute..It’s been a hectic couple of months! I am excited to introduce “Around Cameroon”..A production of I Rep Camer Around Cameroon is a mini documentary series which captures the essence of my inspiration, places and the stories as I journey around the country – People, culture, tourism and travel. “It’s been over a year since I expressed the desire to  travel Around...

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CHRISTMAS MENU: TRADITIONAL & HEALTHY
Dec25

CHRISTMAS MENU: TRADITIONAL & HEALTHY

Oh the joy of the Christmas season: younger cousins and siblings running around the compound,  maternal aunts roasting fish and turkey, mum loosing her mind over the Christmas menu, dad and the boys counting empty sweet drinks and beer bottles, to make sure there was going to be enough ‘buzz’ for the 30+ family members who came 3 days before Christmas day year afteryear to celebrate with us.   Christmas week was...

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AN INTRO TO THE CAMEROON COCOA AGRO-FORESTRY SECTOR | THE STATUS QUO
Dec07

AN INTRO TO THE CAMEROON COCOA AGRO-FORESTRY SECTOR | THE STATUS QUO

In his address to the nation, on Jan 1st 2003, his Excellency Paul Biya, the president of the republic of Cameroon advocated for an “agrarian revolution” given that  agriculture is one of the main exports which fuels the economy of Cameroon,. It is impossible to talk agriculture in Cameroon and not talk about cocoa. It is only right that we look at status quo of cocoa industry in Cameroon and where it is heading Cameroon is the...

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DIABETES – ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW
Nov29

DIABETES – ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW

This year’s theme for World Diabetes Day – Eyes on diabetes – is particularly close to my heart because my father-in-law was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes early last year after long periods of illness and almost losing his eye-sight. Apparently, he had been living with diabetes undiagnosed for a long time. The World Health Organisation says that 1 in 2 adults between the ages 20 – 79 yrs live with diabetes...

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EXPORT LED GROWTH STRATEGY – A LONG WAY TO GO FOR SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA
Nov28

EXPORT LED GROWTH STRATEGY – A LONG WAY TO GO FOR SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA

There has been a general global shift towards the Export Led Growth (ELG) strategy in recent years.  Export-led growth (ELG) is an economic development strategy in which export and foreign trade in general play a central role in a country’s economic growth and development. This change has been due to the actual and potential economic benefits this strategy accords to both developing and developed countries alike.   This is...

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[AROUND AFRICA]: GISENYI – AN EXPATRIATE’S TRAVEL DIARY!
Nov22

[AROUND AFRICA]: GISENYI – AN EXPATRIATE’S TRAVEL DIARY!

Hello people..Today’s post is a  guest post… Rwanda is such a beautiful country and I had the opportunity to visit in 2011. Read about my experience here. Venatius Tsi Fon recently visited Gisenyi and here is the 411..   The city  of Gisenyi features a resort on the shores of Lake Kivu, with several hotels and three sandy beaches. The area is also known for water sports. The northern shore of the lake...

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[FEATURED VIDEO]: VORTEX MUSIC PRESENTS “LAISSE CA” BY BOY CHEEZ
Nov17

[FEATURED VIDEO]: VORTEX MUSIC PRESENTS “LAISSE CA” BY BOY CHEEZ

hello people…It’s Thursday! The featured video for the weekend is by (Ktown Rap guard) Boy Cheez of Vortex Music! Following a period of learning, rapper extraordinaire Boy Cheez  steps into the spotlight with an up beat track “Laisse Ca” . This is his maiden release under Vortex Music, a record label he created in March 2016.  “Laisse ça,” the uptempo song merges eclectic sounds and punchlines to...

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5 AFRICAN SUPERFOODS & RECIPES TO KICK DIABETES TO THE CURB
Nov15

5 AFRICAN SUPERFOODS & RECIPES TO KICK DIABETES TO THE CURB

  So you have been diagnosed with diabetes and you’re thinking that’s the end of delicious African food? No more ‘achombo’ (stewed beans), no more ‘khati khati’ (palm-oil chicken chops), no more koki (aka. moimoi), no more Ndolé, no more plantains? Noooo don’t panick! It is well, ‘diarisGod’!  Africa has some of the healthiest foods on the planet. Not only are our foods...

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MEET SAUTI SOL THE STYLISH KENYAN GROUP THAT DOMINATED THIS YEAR’S AFRIMMA NOMINATIONS!
Nov14

MEET SAUTI SOL THE STYLISH KENYAN GROUP THAT DOMINATED THIS YEAR’S AFRIMMA NOMINATIONS!

Sauti Sol was nominated in 5 out the 26 categories of the Afrimma Awards which took place last month in Dallas, TX  They were nominated in 5 of the seven categories in which by virtue of their being a group, they could compete…Isn’t that dominating the Afrimma 2016 nominations??  Artist of the Year – Sauti Sol Song of the Year – Unconditionally Bae Best African Group – Sauti Sol AFRIMMA Video of the Year –...

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