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Cameroon is on the brink of civil war over colonially created barriers
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Politics and Society Cameroon is on the brink of civil war over colonially created barriers

The current turmoil in Cameroon is dire and stems from the Anglophone minority which makes up roughly 20% of the country’s population protesting their forced assimilation into the dominant Francophone society contrary to agreements that date back to the 1960s. The Francophone majority has been trying to quell the minority group’s public show of discontent.

Anniversary of Biafran War shuts down activities in Nigeria
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Politics and Society Anniversary of Biafran War shuts down activities in Nigeria

In remembrance of those killed during the Biafran War from 1967 to 1970, and others who died over the years in the struggle for an independent state of Biafra, the secessionist Indigenous People of Biafra organised a sit-at-home protest, which shut down economic and social activities in the South-East and South-South regions of Nigeria, writes Patrick Egwu.

Uganda to build an ‘Idi Amin museum’ to attract tourists and preserve history
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Politics and Society Uganda to build an ‘Idi Amin museum’ to attract tourists and preserve history

Africa is a continent full of beautiful history, but some of it is ugly and unpleasant. It is just as important to document and talk about the dark chapters for posterity. Uganda is doing just that with the announcement of plans to build an ‘Idi Amin museum’ to attract tourists. The museum will also showcase pre-colonial and colonial history.