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X-MALEYA

Posted by millan_vs on January 20, 2014 at 11:35 PM Comments comments (0)

 In 2009, we were driving from Yaounde to Douala when my sister-in-law handed me a CD which she wanted me to play. I was a bit sceptical and asked;  "X-What? What kind of artist is that" as I reluctantly pushed the cd into the player. After that trip, I have never looked back. I am an X-Maleya fan.

One of the best to have come out of Cameroon over the past ten - fifteen years. This week I will profile some...

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In Response to Tikum Mbah Azonga's Post on the possible Sacking of Cameroon's Prime Minister Philemon Yang

Posted by millan_vs on January 11, 2014 at 3:05 AM Comments comments (0)

Another good and incisive article - As usual grounded in the reality of Cameroon. I would like to take a slightly different perspective though I would not be surprised if mine were seen to be nothing but the rants of an idealist who has lost complete touch with rea...

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AHMED SEKOU TOURE (January 9, 1922 ? March 26, 1984)

Posted by millan_vs on January 9, 2014 at 5:00 AM Comments comments (0)

2013 was characterised by an uncritical profiling of the selected African Greats. 2014 marks ten years since the survey was carried. This year we shall be critical, interrogate and contest where necessary claims to Greatness of those we feel should otherwise not be in the list. It also opens for debates and discussions… Today we profile Ahmed Sekou – Great Grand Son of Samory Toure and First President of Guinea Conakry.

- In 195...

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THE "100 GREATEST AFRICANS OF ALL TIME"

Posted by millan_vs on January 7, 2014 at 11:30 PM Comments comments (0)

Over 2013, I have profiled a list of “The 100 Greatest Africans of all time” on my facebook page. This list of outstanding Africans was published in August 2004 after a nine-month survey initiated by the New African, a Pan-African magazine with headquarters in London. Readers were asked to nominate and motivate for their selected African heroes and voting ended with an interesting mix of individuals largely dominated by politicians, anti-colonial struggle heroes and...

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