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'''James R Newby''' was a 19th century African American missionary to present-day Nigeria, Cameroon, and Liberia. He decided to tour Europe, and after visiting Greece (Olympic Games) and Germany (gambling at Baden-Baden), arrived in Edinburgh, Scotland, where he was converted through street evangelism of "Revivalists (Revivalism)" Meek and Mitchell. He preached in the open air and churches in Edinburgh, studied at Henry Grattan Guinness' Harley House missionary training college in London and went to Nigeria and Cameroon as a missionary with the Anglicans, sailing with Bishop Samuel Ajayi Crowther on 20 July 1876. There he worked amongst Igbo people and visited mission stations at Fernando Po (Bioko), Old Calabar, and Victoria (Limbe, Cameroon) (Limbe, Cameroon). After working in the Cameroons he arrived back in England 1879 after illness. '''Mokolo''' is the departmental capital and largest city of the Mayo-Tsanaga department, in the Far North Province of Cameroon. It is the fourth largest city in the Far North Province, after Maroua, Yagoua, and Kousséri. It is located in the Mandara Mountains that run along the Cameroonian-Nigerian border. The '''Link Rat''' (''Deomys ferrugineus'') is 12-14.5 cm long with a 15-21 cm long tail. It weighs 40-70 g. It has long legs and a pointed, narrow head, surmounted by enormous ears. It was a very long, bicoloured tail. The back and forehead are rich orange and brown and the underside is white. The rump hairs are stiff. The link rat is nocturnal and crepuscular. It prefers seasonally flooded forest floors between Cameroon and the Victoria Nile. This equatorial (equator) species ranges north of the Zaire River. It is found in Cameroon, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Rwanda, and Uganda. It has a widespread but scattered distribution and is seldom common. It feeds mainly on insects, crustaceans, slugs and some fallen fruits, notably palm (arecaceae)-nut husks. The '''Link Rat''' (''Deomys ferrugineus'') is 12-14.5 cm long with a 15-21 cm long tail. It weighs 40-70 g. It has long legs and a pointed, narrow head, surmounted by enormous ears. It was a very long, bicoloured tail. The back and forehead are rich orange and brown and the underside is white. The rump hairs are stiff. The link rat is nocturnal and crepuscular. It prefers seasonally flooded forest floors between Cameroon and the Victoria Nile. This equatorial (equator) species ranges north of the Zaire River. It is found in Cameroon, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Rwanda, and Uganda. It has a widespread but scattered distribution and is seldom common. It feeds mainly on insects, crustaceans, slugs and some fallen fruits, notably palm (arecaceae)-nut husks. At Dynamite!! 2009 Minowa squared off with Cameroonian fighter Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou in the finals of the Dream Super Hulk tournament (List of Dream champions#Dream Grand Prix Tournaments). In the first round Sokoudjou landed many strikes on the smaller fighter while Minowa attempted leglocks. At the end second round Minowa had Soukodjou


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Cities * Yaoundé (French speaking) * Bamenda (English speaking) * Buea (English speaking) * Douala — the largest city and main centre of trade in Cameroon. (French speaking) * Ebolowa (French speaking) * Garoua (French speaking) * Kribi (French speaking) * Limbe (English speaking) * Ngaoundere (French speaking) * Bafoussam (French speaking) Other destinations * Dja Faunal Reserve is on the UNESCO World Heritage List. * Korup National Park * Mt. Cameroon, the highest mountain in West Africa * Ngoketunjia in the North West Province is a bastion of culture and tradition * The 360-km Ring Road * Lake Oku (Inside the Ring Road) * Oku Village * Kumbo (English speaking) * Tado Dairy Co-op * Waza National Park, is a UNESCO biosphere reserve, located in the Far North region of Cameroon. * Don i tison - a former German military post located on a peak near Bafia Get in Most people will need a visa except citizens of Mali, Chad, Central African Republic and Nigeria, and it is '''very''' advisable to obtain it before arriving. There any many types of visa: '''airport transit visa''' for airport transit; '''visitor visa''' for visiting friends and family in Cameroon; '''business visas''' for work-relating activity in Cameroon; '''tourist visa''' for tourism purposes; '''student visa''' for studying abroad and learning at the universities; '''employment visa''' for taking up work in Cameroon; and '''permanent residence visa''', which is issued if you a marry a Cameroonian. What you will need to get the visa: For all visas: *A '''yellow fever vaccination certificate''', regardless of what country you're from. You must also show this to the authorities at the airport once arriving in Cameroon. *The '''application form''' and '''2 passport-size photographs'''. *The '''application fee''' (ex: In March 2011, this was US$141 for citizens of all countries except the visa waiver countries mentioned above). *Your '''passport''' with at least six months remaining before expiration. Then, depending on whether you are requesting a Visitor Visa or a Tourist Visa, you will need: For a Visitor Visa: *A '''letter of invitation''' (for a visitor's visa) and a reservation confirmation from your hotel (for a tourist's visa). If you need a visitor visa, the person you're visiting must create the letter invitation, and get it approved and stamped by the local authorities before sending it to you. The letter must state that you have a place to stay during your trip (e.g. the home of your hosts). If you're staying in a hotel, a hotel reservation will suffice. OR For a Tourist Visa: *A '''consular letter''' from your bank stating your current balance. It must be signed by the bank for it to be valid. *A '''reservation confirmation''' from your hotel. Check the Cameroon Embassy website in your country of residence (or closest) for more up-to-date information. Map of embassies and other diplomatic missions of Cameroon By plane Cameroon can be reached via: * Paris (Air France) * Brussels (Brussels Airlines) * Lagos (Virgin Nigeria and Bellview Airlines) * Nairobi (Kenya Airways) * Amsterdam (KLM Royal Dutch Airlines) * Casablanca (Royal Air Maroc) * Addis Ababa (Ethiopian Airlines) * Istanbul (Turkish Airlines) Sometimes airport staff, or just hangers on, try to help with the luggage in order to get extra euros dollars from travellers. They'll ask for around XAF1,000. There is also an official airport tax (XAF10,000) for outgoing flights. By train By car By bus By boat It is probably possible to travel by boat from the island of Bioko(Equatorial Guinea). Get around By plane Camair-Co is currently operating as a national carrier and on domestic flights. By train Rail services operated by Camrail, run from the capital, Yaoundé, to the port city of Douala and the northern city of Ngaoundéré. While bus service is quicker and more reliable to Douala, the overnight train is the best mode of ground transport to the north. Check for current schedules and pricing. By bus Between the major cities you can get a ride on modern, comfortable buses, sometimes with air conditioning. Away from the larger centres you will most likely end up on the ever present Toyota bush taxis. These are slightly elongated Toyota minivans that can hold up to 20 people (or more if necessary) along with their luggage piled up on top. Safety can be a concern with dangerous roads, overworked drunk hungover drivers and poorly maintained vehicles the norm. However, other than extending your stay an extra day or 2 in bad weather your options are limited. Note that buses rarely leave at a set time. Instead, they wait until they are full and then depart. For buses later in the day, sometimes they never fill up. When this happens, the operator will normally set you up with a bush taxi to take you to your destination. If you do not want to take the bush taxi and are persistent enough, the operator will normally refund your money. The point is that you should leave plenty of time to get to your destination, because sometimes the wait will take hours and you are never guaranteed a departure. By car Rental cars are available although very expensive. As paved roads are rare away from the major cities of the west and northwest areas of the country, a 4 x 4 is a necessity when travelling to the east or central areas of Cameroon. The roads in the north are paved between cities and even the dirt roads tend to be in decent condition due to the lack of rain. You can hire a private car and have its driver take you to places of your choice. Expect to pay around USD60 per day to the driver and foot the gas bill. The driver will also expect you to provide food and accommodation. But you can bargain. These days, due to bad roads and congestion, motorcycles are a common form of transportation. The driver can take you wherever you want and they can be the only alternative to remote villages that do not have paved roads. Talk French and the Commonwealth version of English are the official languages in Cameroon although there are over 276 recognized languages in Cameroon. The areas bordering Nigeria are anglophone although in many areas pidgin English is more common. The rest of the country is predominantly francophone although almost all areas will also have local languages. See Visit the Limbe Botanic Garden, Benedictine Museum of Mont Febe, National Museum of Yaounde and the Kribi. These are famous attractions in the city of Yaounde, meant for tourists. Do Buy The '''Central African CFA franc''' ('''XAF''') is used by Cameroon. It is also used by the Central African Republic, Chad, Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea and Gabon. While strictly a separate currency from the Western African CFA franc (XOF), the two currencies are used interchangeably at par throughout all CFA franc (XAF & XOF) using countries. Both CFA francs are guaranteed by the French treasury and are pegged to the euro at €1 XAF655.957 ATM's - Visa ATM withdrawals are possible in many banks - for example, SGBC - which can be found in most major cities. ATMs to the MasterCard Maestro Cirrus network are nonexistent. Cash advances are NOT available as of December 2007. Some good ways to spend your money include local handicrafts in Marche de Fleurs (Douala - Bonapriso quarter) and on fresh fish and prawns in Youppe village close to Douala (early morning). Unless you are in stores and restaurants, you must bargain for everything. Demand 20-50% of the first price requested. Eat There are plenty of good restaurants: * Bonapriso quarter: Sorento, Bistrot Latin, Peche Mignon, Oriental Garden (Chinese), Alladin (Lebanese), Paradise (nice English bar), Piccolla Venezia (Italian), Ovalie (classy, expensive), Le Bouchon Lyonaise (French), Le BOJ (French), Le Cabanon * Bonanjo quarter: Chez Wou (Chinese), La Cigalle * Akwa quarter: Le Senat (great jazz in the evening), White House (local), Mediterrannee (Greek, good pizzas), La Fourchette (French), Le Foyer du Marin aka German Seamen's Club (German) * by the waterfront: Le Mangrove (fresh fish & prawns), Le Dernier Comptoire Colonial (last sclaves trading post) If you are on a very low budget, try Chez Kali in Bonapriso (towards the Energy Club - fitness). Safe food at very low price. Mont Febe, Hilton Hotel and hotel le depute in Yaounde, Atlantic Beach Hotel, Mirama hotel, Guest House hotel and Park hotel in Limbe, 3813 in Tiko, Miss Bright in Buea and Meridien hotel Douala. '''Signature dishes''' *'''Ndole''' - often considered the national dish *'''Mielie meal''' *'''Bobolo''' Drink thumb Hut in the small village of Bana (Image:Case à la chefferie de Bana.jpg) Always check “best before” when buying a bottle - some drinks are way out of date. Avoid drinking tap water, even in restaurants. Bottled water can be found most anywhere at reasonable prices. Expect to pay XAF400 for 1.5 L in the major cities, more in more remote areas. Coca-Cola is available everywhere. For something different try one of the flavourful TOP sodas. They are much sweeter than most European or North American sodas but they are very tasty. Cameroon is rich with choice when it comes to good beer due to its past as a German and later French colony. Bottled Guinness can be found everywhere although in the heat, try one of the excellent lighter beers such as Castel, Beaufort, Mützig, Isenbeck, Satzenbrau or 33. These are inexpensive and excellent in the heat. Castel Milk Stout is an excellent choice for those who like darker beer. Outside of the cities you will sometimes be hard pressed to find them chilled (due to a lack of electricity). Sleep Hotels in the major cities will range from XAF6,000 up to and in excess of XAF50,000. Clean and safe rooms can usually be found for under XAF11,000. In more rural areas prices vary wildly depending on demand and local economy. It is not uncommon to find comfortable accommodations for XAF2,000-3,000 per night. Camping Unless you are with a guide on a trek it is not recommended that you camp due to security concerns. Work thumb University of Buea campus (Image:University_of_Buea_campus.jpg) Stay safe Violence is rare, but just be smart about wearing any jewellery or anything else that would make you stand apart from the rest. Take a taxi after dark if you're unsure of the area. Be aware that Boko Haram, a Nigerian jihadist group, operates with other Islamists and Salafists in the north of Cameroon


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