Cameroon

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town of Gamboru in northeastern Nigeria. His Range Rover with Nigerian diplomatic plates was stopped by border guards, and Taylor's identity was eventually established. State Department (United States Department of State) staff later reported that significant amounts of cash and heroin were found in the vehicle. Among the Igbo people, Ghanaian highlife became popular in the early 1950s, and other guitar-band styles from Cameroon and Zaire soon followed. The Ghanaian E


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thumb A woman weaves a basket near Lake Ossa (File:Woman weaving baskets near Lake Ossa.jpg), Littoral Region. Cameroonians practice such handicrafts throughout the country. Cuisine (Cuisine of Cameroon) varies by region, but a large, one-course, evening meal is common throughout the country. A typical dish is based on cocoyams, maize, cassava (manioc), millet, plantains, potatoes, rice, or yams, often pounded into dough-like fufu (''cous-cous''). This is served with a sauce, soup, or stew made from greens, groundnuts, palm oil, or other ingredients. West (#West) 84–5. Meat and fish are popular but expensive additions. Mbaku (#Mbaku) 121–2. Dishes are often quite hot, spiced with salt, red pepper, and Maggi. Hudgens and Trillo (#Hudgens) 1047 Mbaku (#Mbaku) 122 West (#West) 84. Water, palm wine, and millet beer are the traditional mealtime drinks, although beer, soda, and wine have gained popularity. Silverware is common, but food is traditionally manipulated with the right hand. Breakfast consists of leftovers of bread and fruit with coffee or tea, generally breakfast is made from wheat flour various different foods such as puff-puff (doughnuts), accra banana made from bananas and flour, bean cakes and many more. Snacks are popular, especially in larger towns where they may be bought from street vendors. Mbaku (#Mbaku) 121 Hudgens and Trillo (#Hudgens) 1049. Local arts and crafts Traditional arts and crafts are practiced throughout the country for commercial, decorative, and religious purposes. Woodcarvings and sculptures are especially common. West (#West) 17. The high-quality clay of the western highlands is suitable for pottery and ceramics. Other crafts include basket weaving, beadworking, brass and bronze working, calabash carving and painting, embroidery, and leather working. Traditional housing styles make use of locally available materials and vary from temporary wood-and-leaf shelters of nomadic Mbororo (Wodaabe) to the rectangular mud-and-thatch homes of southern peoples. Dwellings made from materials such as cement and tin are increasingly common. Mbaku (#Mbaku) 110–3. Contemporary art is mainly promoted by independent cultural organizations (Doual'art, Africréa) and artist-run initiatives (Art Wash, Atelier Viking, ArtBakery).


world range

there. Distribution and status Drills are found only in Cross River State in Nigeria, southwestern Cameroon (south to the Sanaga River), and on Bioko Island, part of Equatorial Guinea, in rainforest habitats. Their entire world range is less than 40,000 km 2 . Angwantibos live in tropical Africa and their range includes Nigeria, Cameroon north of the Democratic Republic of Congo. The hip-swinging dance to the fast pace of soukous


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football team Sudan . Sudan won this game 3–0. Six years later Zaire won the 1974 African Cup of Nations in Egypt. The team recorded a 2–1 victory against Guinea (Guinea national football team), another 2–1 victory against rivals Congo (Congo national football team) and a 4–1 victory against Mauritius (Mauritius national football team). These results carried Zaire through to the semi-finals where they beat hosts Egypt (Egypt national football team) 3–2. In the final Zaire drew

with Zambia (Zambia national football team) 2–2. Therefore the match was replayed two days later, where Zaire won the game 2–0. Zaire player Mulamba Ndaye was top scorer with nine goals, wehich remains a record for the tournament. After this, the team returned to Zaire on the Presidential plane, lent to them by Mobutu Sese Seko. '''Françoise Mbango Etone''' (born April 14, 1976) is a female track and field athlete, competing internationally for France, formerly of the Cameroon


ancient traditional

medicines. Speaking at the 6th commemoration of The African Traditional Medicine (traditional medicines) Day in Cameroon's capital of Yaoundé, she said that the continent should benefit more from its ancient traditional knowledge. Africa urged to protect traditional medicines South African Broadcasting Corporation. Published 1 September 2008. Accessed 1 September 2008. * Burkina Faso ( Embassy


music hits

completely with either of his parents." The song "Soul Makossa" on the record of the same name contains the lyrics "makossa", which means "(I) dance" in his native tongue, the Cameroonian language, Duala (Duala language)). It has influenced several popular music hits, including Michael Jackson's "Wanna Be Startin' Somethin'", as well as his re-recording of that song with Akon, the Fugees' "Cowboys


debut solo

J. Watson Fellowship for language studies in Cameroon in his early twenties, before taking a teaching post in Napoleonville, Louisiana under the Teach For America program. Bates College website On his debut solo (solo (music)) album ''Between Midnight and Day'' (1995) he investigated the repertoire of Charlie Patton, Booker White, Fred McDowell, Muddy Waters


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football team Sudan . Sudan won this game 3–0. Six years later Zaire won the 1974 African Cup of Nations in Egypt. The team recorded a 2–1 victory against Guinea (Guinea national football team), another 2–1 victory against rivals Congo (Congo national football team) and a 4–1 victory against Mauritius (Mauritius national football team). These results carried Zaire through to the semi-finals where they beat hosts Egypt (Egypt national football team) 3–2. In the final Zaire drew

with Zambia (Zambia national football team) 2–2. Therefore the match was replayed two days later, where Zaire won the game 2–0. Zaire player Mulamba Ndaye was top scorer with nine goals, wehich remains a record for the tournament. After this, the team returned to Zaire on the Presidential plane, lent to them by Mobutu Sese Seko. '''Françoise Mbango Etone''' (born April 14, 1976) is a female track and field athlete, competing internationally for France, formerly of the Cameroon


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Programme, it shrank as much as 95% from about 1963 to 1998, but "the 2007 (satellite) image shows significant improvement over previous years". Lake Chad is economically important, providing water to more than 20 million people living in the four countries surrounding it (Chad, Cameroon, Niger, and Nigeria) on the edge of the Sahara Desert. It is the largest lake in the Chad Basin. Creole languages Due partly to its


attacks made

, the Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes (1984) publisher Movie-locations.com date accessdate 2010-12-21 : * Floors Castle in Scotland used for the exterior and ballroom scenes, The United Kingdom, Germany, Bulgaria, and Cameroon abstained from the vote. The justification given by the U.S. for the veto was that the resolution did not condemn terrorist attacks made by Palestinian groups (see Negroponte doctrine). The United States, however, has been

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